Asake popularly known as 'Mr Money' has taken the Nigerian entertainment industry by storm with a series of smash hits, attracting millions of music lovers to his craft. His songs have gained massive airplay in media houses both within Nigeria and abroad for their catchy lyrics. He is one of the most sought-after music Artistes in the country today. The “Sungba” crooner spent most part of his life in Lagos, which is obviously the entertainment hub of the country. A lot of his fans and music lovers around the globe are interested in knowing more about him aside from his music. They ask questions like; What is Asake real name? Where was he born? These questions and many more would be addressed in this article as we reveal top facts about Asake (Mr Money) biography, net worth, cars, houses and career story.
Ololade Ahmed popularly known as Asake Mr Money
2. Who is the popular singer Asake?
- Singer Asake age and educational background
Ahmed Ololade popularly known as "Asake" or "Mr Money" was born on the 13th of January 1995 in Lagos State, Nigeria. He is a graduate of Theatre and Performing Arts from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Osun State.
Singer Asake during his undergraduate days at the Obafemi Awolowo University
- Ahmed Ololade family
He was born and raised by Muslim Yoruba parents. According to reports, his father was a businessman while his mother worked as a teacher. Much of his personal life is not known to the public. So far, it seems the handsome talented singer is still single. There is no information on Singer Asake girlfriend. Perhaps, he will soon unveil the lucky lady to the public.
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3. Singer Asake career highlights
Ololade Asake singer is a prominent music artiste known for his mastery of Afrobeats, Hip-Hop and Afro-Fusion. He loves to integrate some elements of Fuji, Amapiano and Up-tempo Afro into his songs. He rose to fame in 2020 when “Lady”, his freestyle went viral, getting the attention of popular social media influencers and skit makers like Sydney Talker, NastyBlaq, Broda Shaggi and many others. Unknown to many, Asake's journey to stardom did not begin with music. Yes, he began his career as a dancer who worked with many dance organizations before venturing into music.
Asake's love for dancing started when he was a little boy and that made him quite popular during his secondary school days. Apparently, he got the name "Asake" in secondary school. He was also in the school band as a drummer. Asake started singing professionally in 2015 when he was a backup singer for Broda Shaggi’s music band. He was also part of the comedian’s 2019 music project “Star”, which made people start noticing his talent. His debut song "Mr. Money" in 2020 introduced him as a fast-rising music superstar because it was widely accepted by music lovers. According to him, the stage name "Asake" was also the first name of his mother. Ololade Mr Money was signed to YBNL in February 2022 and Empire Distribution in July 2022. Apparently, he has been releasing songs as far back as 2018. The success of “Mr. Money” motivated him to feature the likes of Peruzzi and Zlatan Ibile in the remix version.
Asake was a dancer before venturing into music
In 2022, Asake released Ololade, which was an EP featuring the smash hit “Omo Ope” that featured Olamide Badoo. Other notable songs from the body of work include “Baba God”, “Trabaye” and “Sungba”, which also featured Grammy-award-winning artist Burna Boy in its remix version. In September 2022, the Nigerian singer released his first album “Mr. Money With the Vibe”.
Asake Sungba, Terminator, and Peace Be Unto You are presently at the top of the Nigerian music chart. The album has been a huge success, attracting more listeners from other parts of the world. His album has also been breaking several records both locally and internationally. The album made its debut at number 66 on the US billboard 200 and number 96 on the Canadian Albums Chart. He was also featured by DJ Spinall in the big hit Pallazo and Bandana by Fireboy DML. Asake 'Mr Money' has a couple of awards and nominations to his name. Mr. Money won the Popular Song of the Year at the 2022 City People Music Award. He was also nominated for the Street Music of the Year on the same award night.
The Lagos-born Afrobeats artiste, Asake has worked with Burna Boy and other top Nigerian artistes
With 1.6 million followers only on Instagram, Singer Asake's music identity is remarkably unique. Check out one of his recent posts on IG.
4. Singer Asake net worth
Asake is arguably one of the most bankable and hottest Afrobeats artists presently in Nigeria. While Asake outfits might raise some eyebrows, we cannot deny that his talent has brought him several money-making opportunities. The Nigerian Afrobeats singer has performed at several musical events and his songs are doing pretty well across all digital platforms. His net worth is currently placed between $200,000 to $500,000 (₦82.8 million - ₦207.1 million).
Asake Terminator is one of his latest music projects that has gained massive airplay
5. Asake houses and cars
If you are a fan of Asake Omo ope, you must have seen him posing with a tasty white Range Rover SUV. Apparently, that is one of the high-end cars you will find in his garage. He has also been spotted with other brands like Mercedes and Bentley. We are not sure yet if these other brands are owned by him or used in his music video shoot. Asake is also a house owner in Nigeria. Investing in real estate seems to be a smart idea for Asake. He shared a picture of his house in August 2022 via Instagram. The house is reportedly located in Lagos, Nigeria.
Singer Asake showing off his newly-acquired house and white Range Rover SUV
6. Singer Asake latest news
YBNL Nation singer Asake has sold out the priority tickets of the 02 Academy Brixton for his forthcoming concert in the UK. According to reports, he sold out the tickets in 5 minutes. The hall reportedly has a capacity of 4,000 people. The artist is also on his Mr. Money with The Vibe USA tour, where he will be performing in many cities across the US.
And this brings us to the end of this article. At this point, we have revealed to you all that we know about Asake (Mr Money) biography, net worth, cars, houses and career story. Despite being a newcomer, he is considered today as one of the hottest singers in Nigeria.
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