Olamide is a very influential Nigerian rapper and label boss. Here, we’ll talk about Olamide net worth, biography, career path, endorsement deals and a lot more about the rapper in this post.
Olamide’s Net Worth 2019 (Forbes)
Olamide has an estimated net worth of $12 million dollars. He’s a top 10 biggest artistes in Nigeria at this moment, and one of the biggest earners in the Nigerian music industry.
Being an indigenous rapper, Olamide has a huge fan base especially in the southern and western parts of Nigeria.
He earns from music sales, endorsement deals and show bookings. Olamide has signed multiple endorsement deals with companies. These deals are all worth several millions of naira as Olamide isn’t a cheap lowlife artiste in the country.
Brands in Nigeria, and a few other brands with international stand have spent millions of naira to put Olamide on their payroll as an ambassador simply because he’s got the capacity to reach and influence the thinking patterns of millions of Nigerians, and fans in neighboring countries.
His first endorsement deal was a N40 million naira deal with Ciroc in 2013. He also banked N20 million naira from an endorsement deal with SureBet and several millions of naira from signing endorsement deals with Play Nigeria, 9mobile (formerly Etisalat), Guiness, and Globacom. Olamide lives in a mansion worth several millions of naira in Lagos state, and has acquired costly SUVs for himself.
He’s the boss at YBNL Nation which has talented artistes signed to it. Baddo Sneh spends a lot of money on gadgets and he also has properties valued at millions of naira in Nigeria. Regularly being booked to perform at shows is Olamide, and he earns over N2 million naira per show booking and performance.
His songs go viral with speed, and with a follower base of over 3 million on Instagram alone, it’s very easy to get thousands of people buying and downloading his new releases on iTunes. Olamide earns from music sales online and offline, music video releases, and as a public figure, he gets business deals from companies, brands, and private individuals.
Early Life and Career
Olamide was born Olamide Adedeji. He’s a rapper who raps mostly in the Yoruba language, but his rap also has a mix of English language. Olamide was born on the 15th of March, 1989, in Lagos state, and due to his influence in Nigeria, he’s now fondly called Baddo Sneh. The rapper, Olamide is a graduate from the Tai Solarin University of Education.
He decided to pursue a career in music in year 2000. During this time, Olamide worked on his rap skills and music ear.
He was firstly signed to Coded Tunes record label during the start of his career. In 2010, Olamide released his debut music single titled “Eni Duro”. This single was released under the Coded Tunes music imprint and was a big hit for Olamide. “Eni Duro” got aired on several radio and TV stations.
The song was unique and it had Olamide at his best. The music video of the song was also a hit. Olamide rocked over 20 outfits in this music video.
Instantly, Olamide got to limelight with his officially first single, and got privileged as a new and reigning star rapper to hold mic at the Hip Hop World Awards 2010. After his rise to limelight in 2010, Olamide took quick steps to produce his debut album titled “Rapsodi” in 2011.
The lead single of the album was the award winning single, Eni Duro. Olamide was still under the Coded Tunes record label managed by Toni Payne, but he left the label to found his own music label, YBNL Nation, in 2012. His second album went live in November 2012, and was titled “YBNL”. On the 7th of November, Olamide released his third music album titled “Baddest Guy Ever Liveth”.
He’s a boss on his own lane now, and probably not in the business of getting signed by any local record label. However is was reported in May 2013 that the talented rapper signed a music record deal with D’banj’s DB Records.
Olamide falsified the report through his Twitter handle and let it known in an interview with Toolz Oniru on The Juice by NdaniTV that it’s already late for any music label to sign him.
Olamide is now busy performing at shows and overseeing his music label YBNL Nation.
He’s not married, but he has a son from a babymama. He has quite a number of expensive rides and he’s living comfortably, taking and capturing selfies here and there. His son looks just like him.
Olamide has a lot of people looking up to him. He has coached a few artistes to achieve great heights in the music industry.
His label signees regard him as a brother, due to his humble and hospitable nature. Olamide is extremely popular in Nigeria, especially in Lagos State. People could rip your clothes off you if you dare to badmouth Olamide in some areas of Lagos.
He’s got a bright future, and hopefully plans to get married and settle down soon.