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Asake Biography: Real Name, Age, Father, Family, Siblings, Net Worth, Cars, House & Record Label

Basic Information

Stage Name: Asake, Mr. Money, Omo Ope
Real Name: Ahmed Ololade
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
Date Of Birth/Age: 13th January 1995 (27 Years Old
Place of Birth: Lagos State, Nigeria
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigeria
Marital Status: Single
Education: Obafemi Awolowo University

Biography

Ahmed Ololade, professionally known as Asake, is a Nigerian Afrobeats and Amapiano singer and songwriter. Asake is signed to Olamide’s YBNL Nation and Empire Distribution. The singer’s stage name pays homage to his mother, whose first name is Asake. He first broke into the scene with the hit “Lady,” released in 2020. He has since gained more hits, including “Sungba,” “Omo Ope,” “Palazzo,” and more. He is renowned for his melodic hooks and stacked vocals which has become his signature style.

Source: @asakemusic Instagram

Early Life & Career;

Asake studied Theatre and Performing Arts at the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. Inspired by Africa and Nigeria’s most prominent musicians, including Wizkid, Olamide, Davido, and more, Asake began making music professionally in 2015. His music fuses elements of Hip Hop, RnB, Amapiano, Afrobeats, and Fuji into one.

He started as a backup singer on Nigerian comedian and singer Broda Shaggi’s band. He collaborated with Shaggi on the song “Star” in 2019. The song was a mild success. Next, he released “Lady,” and it became a more successful release. The song also went viral on social media. He later released “Mr. Money,” which earned him the nickname. He later released “Omo Ope,” which helped him gain Olamide’s attention. Asake has released two successful projects, including “Ololade Asake EP” and his debut album “Mr. Money With The Vibe.”

Age

Asake was born in Lagos State, Nigeria, on January 13th, 1997. He celebrated his 27th birthday on January 13, 2022. Asake is Yoruba.

Source: @asakemusic Instagram

Father & Mother

Asake’s parents are Muslims who raised their son in a religious way. His father was an entrepreneur, and his mother was a teacher. In the entertainment scene, he goes by the name “Asake” in homage to his mother, whose first name it is. There are further stories that he gained the nickname in secondary school due to his dance talent.

Family

Asake was born and raised in a Muslim household. He has not shared many details about his family and his upbringing. His family is Yoruba, and they all live in Lagos, Nigeria.

Siblings

Asake has not shared many details about his family. There is no information about the number of siblings he might have or if he is an only child. He has kept his personal life away from the public eye.

Net Worth

The exact estimate of Asake’s net worth is unknown to the public. He has not shared any details about it with the public. However, his success since his first hit proves that he is one of the most bankable artists on the continent today. He is one of Africa’s most booked musicians and has performed sold-out shows in his home country Nigeria, in the UK, the US, and various parts of the world. The royalties from his music will also be impressive. He sold out the O2 Academy Brixton three times. Asake is the first brand ambassador for Pari Match in Nigeria.

Cars

It is unknown the number of cars owned by Asake. However, he once shared a photo of himself standing next to a white Range Rover. He has not shared more pictures of his rides.

House

On August 18, 2022, Asake took to social media to announce that he had acquired his first house. He shared a photo of himself standing next to the house and captioned it, “went from hustling for free bed space to investing in real estate.” The caption is from his label mate Fireboy DML’s song “Glory.” According to reports, the “Sungba” star bought a house in the prestigious Lekki area in Lagos, Nigeria. Lekki is the residential area for various celebrities in Nigeria.

Record Label

Source: @asakemusic Instagram

After the release of Asake’s hit song “Omo Ope,” it caught the ear of famous Nigerian rapper Olamide, who also owns the record label YBNL Nation. The label boasts artists like Fireboy DML and more. He invited Asake to record a remix of the song with him and also offered him a place on his label, which he accepted. The “Omo Ope Remix” featuring Olamide was released to wide acclaim.

Asake was unveiled YBNL Nation’s latest signee on February 8th, 2022. He released the EP “Ololade Asake” as his debut project on the label. It housed the hit songs “Omo Aye,” “Sungba,” “Trabaye,” and “Baba God.” He also released visuals shot and directed by famous Nigerian music video director TG Omori.

Asake is jointly signed to Empire Distribution, the same as his label mates Fireboy DML and more. The two collaborated on the hit song “Bandana.”

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