Remember the song "Amarachi Dance”? It seems just like yesterday when the song was an anthem on the lips of many Nigerian children. Talented kid singer Adanna Uyanne was the toast of every home in 2013 as every child saw her as their idol. Every parent wanted their children to be like Amarachi. Becoming a music star at such a tender age was something to be desired.
Our 8-year-old kid singer is now all grown-up. And today, many people are asking questions about her and what she's up to these days. To answer that question, this post will be highlighting all there's to know about the kid singer such as her biography, current age, and net worth among others.
1. Amarachi Ayanna biography
Amarachi Uyanne is a Nigerian teenage singer, dancer, and violinist who became popular after winning the first edition of Nigeria's Got Talent in 2012. She's generally known by her stage name Amarachi.
Amarachi was born on July 17, 2004. She was an 8 years old kid when she became known in 2012. With some years gone by, people want to know Amarachi Uyanne age since she's now grown up. From her date of birth, Amarachi will clock 17 years on July 17, 2021. The young singer is from Delta State but she grew up in Edo State. She’s the first child out of three children. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Uyanne.
Amarachi Uyanne was a kid dancer when she became a star!
Amarachi is all grown up as she's now a 17-year-old teen!
The kid singer turned teenager attended South Point Primary School Edo State. She had her secondary school education at University Preparatory Secondary School Benin where she obtained her SSCE in 2019. She's currently schooling at the Benson Idahosa University, Edo State.
2. Amarachi Uyanne net worth
Amarachi Uyanne's net worth is projected to be $200,000 as of 2021. She has an endorsement deal with Neo Entertainment and Fun World Limited. She also gets to perform at several kiddies shows organized by brands in Nigeria. An example is the Nickelodeon NickFest festival which was held in the country in 2019.
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3. Amarachi Uyanne cars and houses
In 2019, the talented dancer went to her prom party driving a Mercedes-Benz car. She shared the post on her Instagram but didn't state if the car belongs to her. For a music star like her, we know she can afford exotic cars just like other richest kids in Nigeria.
As for her house, Amarachi is living with her family at Edo State where she's schooling.
Amarachi drove this Mercedes-Benz car to her prom party in 2019!
4. Amarachi Uyanne career highlights
Amarachi started dancing when she was 5 years old. She came into the limelight in 2012 when she emerged as the winner of the first edition of Nigeria's Got Talent sponsored by telecommunication network Airtel Nigeria. She was 8 years old then. She won ₦10 million making her the youngest entertainment millionaire in Nigeria.
In an interview about her journey to the talent show, Amarachi stated her mum bought the talent form for her and filled it out. She was just an 8-year-old child under the guardian of her parents. On how she came about her dancing steps as a child, she said, her mum and dance instructor taught her how to dance. Truly, Amarachi’s mother played a vital role in making her daughter the music star as she is today.
Check out Amarachi when she won Nigeria's Got Talent Season 1 show in 2012!
After her emergence as the winner, Amarachi released her first single titled "Amarachi Dance" in 2013. Her single went viral while receiving massive airplay on television stations in Nigeria. Following the success of her debut song, she went ahead to release another single in 2016 titled "Ova Sabi" where she featured popular indigenous rapper and hip-pop singer Phyno.
The song was also a hit as it got nominated for the Best Video by a Minor at the 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards held in 2014. Since then, Amarachi has been performing at several kiddies shows organized by brands.
A lot of people who knew her then as a kid singer are curious to know what has become of her. Presently, Amarachi runs her own talent academy called Amarachi Talent Academy. There, she nurtures and trains young children who have musical and dancing talents.
Here's Amarachi performing at the Nickelodeon NickFest Nigeria festival 2019!
Amarachi Uyanne songs
Ever since Amarachi became popular, she has been doing well in the music industry as a young entertainer. She has released the following songs.
Amarachi - Get Down (Official Video)
5. Amarachi Uyanne charitable activities
The young singer is committed to helping the less privileged in the society just as she said she'll be doing when she won the talent show. She regularly visits motherless babies’ homes to support them in her own way.
The kid dancer turned teen now runs her own talent academy called Amarachi Talent Academy!
Amarachi Ayanna is an inspiration to many Nigerian kids and teens. Her story is a testament to the fact that you can become a music star while still being a child.
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