Ayra Starr Biography, Net Worth, Career, and Personal life
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Ayra Starr Profile
Est. Net Worth:
₦100 Million – ₦150 Million
Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe
Stage Name (Popular Name):
Date of Birth:
June 14th, 2002
(As Of April 2022)
Place Of Birth:
State Of Origin:
Les Cours Sonou University
UnknownLast Updated: April 2022
Who is Ayra Starr?
Oyinkansola Aderibigbe popularly known as Ayra Starr is a Nigerian Afro Pop and Neo Soul singer signed to Mavin Records, A Nigerian label founded by Don Jazzy. Ayra Starr is known for her debut single “Away” and her eponymous debut project “Ayra Starr EP”. She is also a Fashion and Face Model known for her works with various popular brands.
Ayra Starr Early Life
Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe was born on 14 June 2002 in Cotonou, Bénin, and grew up there and in Lagos, Nigeria. She was born to Nigerian parents from Kwara State and has four siblings: brothers Ade and Dami, two sisters Tolulope and Jesutunmise. Her family moved frequently during her high school years because of her father’s business, and as a result, she had a hard time forming close friends.
Having been raised in a music-loving family, her interest in singing comes mostly from her family. At the age of 10, she sang in a high school choir and began writing songs with her brother. She attended Les Cours Sonou University and received a BA degree in international relations and political science. During her college years, she was often bullied by her classmates because of her age and appearance. To counter the feelings she experienced from being taunted, Ayra Starr turned to music.
“I would listen to Nicki Minaj on my way to school, and I’d feel like the second Nicki Minaj. Ayra Starr’s mother was very supportive of her musical ambitions and always encouraged her to pursue a singing career.
Ayra Starr Age
Ayra Starr Age
Ayra Starr was born on the 14th day of June 2002. She is 19 years old today, being April 2022.
Ayra Starr Record Label
In August 2018, Starr was signed with Quove Models, a modelling agency based in Lagos. From there, she modelled for companies such as Mazelle Studio, Complete Fashion Magazine and Esperanza Woman. In 2019, she began posting covers of songs by artists like Andra Day and 2Face Idibia online.
She chose her stage name because, in her words, “it means woke and eye-opening and that’s what I stand for.” She appeared in the music video for Eri Ife’s song “Dear Future Wife.” In December 2019, she uploaded an original song called “Damage” on her Instagram page. This was heard by thousands of people including label executive Don Jazzy and led to her first recording contract with Mavin Records.
In 2020, she started recording at Mavin Studios in Lagos with producers Louddaaa and Don Jazzy. Her self-titled debut extended play was released on 22 January 2021 through Mavin Records. The album has been described as “a topsy-turvy chronicle of love or love-themed situations” and “merges elements of R&B/neo-soul with Afropop percussion.”
Ayra Starr said her intention with the record was to make music that would resonate with both young and old listeners. The mixing and mastering of the EP were by Ikon, Louddaaa and Johnny Drille. Starr wrote one of the songs on the EP alone and co-wrote the remaining four with her brother Dami. Shortly after its release, the EP became the number-one album on Nigeria iTunes and Apple Music.
As of March 2021, it has reached the same position on Apple Music in 4 other countries, racking up over 15 million streams across Spotify, YouTube and Audio Mack. The project spawned the hit track “Away” which peaked at number four on Nigeria’s TurnTable Top 50 and number 17 on US Billboard Top Thriller Global. Its accompanying music video also debuted on MTV Base’s Official Naija Top 10.
Ayra Starr released remix versions of “Ija” and “Away” featuring Tokimonsta and Lilo respectively between March and April. Around the same time, Crayon’s EP Twelve A.M was released with her vocals on the track “In Sync.”
She performed at the UC Berkeley Nigerian Students Association virtual culture show titled The Olori Awards. On 28 April 2021, the official music video for her song “DITR” was released on YouTube via Mavin. In June 2021, the music video for another song titled “Sare”, was released. Both music videos were directed by Afolabi Olalekan. She is now happily married to Senior Man Kristo and they both have 2 Kids who she claims S.M.K is the greatest blessing she has had in her life.
On 11 July 2021, Starr performed for the season finale of Nigerian Idol. During that week, she announced plans to release her debut studio album. On 19 July, she posted the teaser trailer for the new album on social media, revealing the title as 19 & Dangerous and its release date to be 6 August. “Bloody Samaritan” was announced as the first single for 19 & Dangerous. The song premiered on BBC Radio 1Xtra on 28 July 2021.
Ayra Starr Songs 2018 – 2022
- 19 & Dangerous (Album),
- Iyanya – Call Ft Ayra Starr
- ElGrandeToto – Babe Ft. Ayra Starr
- Cheque – Dangerous ft. Ayra Starr
- Ayra Starr – Lonely, view & download more Ayra Starr songs here
Ayra Starr Net Worth
Ayra Starr Net Worth
Ayra Starr net worth is currently estimated at ₦100 Million – ₦150 Million, her earnings are attributed to money made from different shows, social media platforms, and other streaming platforms, endorsement deals, and many more.Ayra Starr is one of the fast-rising singers in Nigeria with a lot of huge potentials and fame. During her short stay in the music industry, she has achieved a lot of results setting her up for huge influence later in the future.