When you consider the huge population of male singers in the Nigerian music industry today, you can almost bet that many female singers will not find it easy to break into the "game". Surprisingly, Lola Rae is one of those unique female singers that have achieved this incredible feat even without being a Nigerian at all. Yep, you probably didn't know that Lola Rae has no Nigerian blood from birth. Although she isn't among the 25 richest Nigerian celebrities, she has made a fortune in the "Naija" music and entertainment scene So, in this article, we have decided to share with you some interesting info about Lola Rae net worth, houses, cars and music career. Read on!
Lola Rae doing her thing on Camera
Who is Lola Rae? Let's talk about one of the hottest Nigerian female singer and songwriter that has been serving us with "pepper" tracks in recent times. And also, she is one of the few female Nigerian celebrities that got new cars in 2020.
Lola Rae Biography
Rachel Akosua Funmilola Garton was born to a British father and Ghanian mother on January 20, 1991, somewhere in the Obalende area of Lagos State, Nigeria. It is hard to tell why she has a Nigerian name but frankly speaking, she is a Nigerian by birth and her family are Yoruba-speaking people.
Lola Rae had her primary and secondary school education in Lagos Nigeria by attending St. Saviours School, Ikoyi and Lekki British International High School respectfully. These schools are known to be strictly packed with children of the rich class in Nigeria. Apparently, Lola Rae was born with a Silver spoon in her mouth Lol. She left to study in England at the early age of 15 because her parents needed to relocate. She completed her University education at Central Saint Martins bagging a degree in fashion and textiles. Not everybody gets an opportunity to go abroad to study a course that is more art-related. The norm is always medical, engineering and finance-related courses.
A lot of people don't know that Lola Rae started out in the Nigerian Entertainment industry as a dancer in a popular dance group called Myztikal. This group won a street dance competition in 2008 and this was the beginning of great exploits for Lola Rae as a Nigerian Songwriter.
Lola Rae dancing with a dance group
In 2012, Lola Rae released her debut hit single into the Nigerian airspace titled 'Watch My Ting Go' and it really did go far. This was the song that brought her to the limelight all over the world. However, she was more focused on the Nigerian songwriting industry. Her 2012 music video was very interesting to watch on TV back then because of the colour effects and the dancing skills portrayed by Lola Rae. It was easy to guess that she must have been a professional dancer before her music "blew" up.
Lola Rae released a follow-up song titled 'High' and this also did well based on acceptance from Nigerians. She was always giving us the cool kid type of vibe rather than the grass to grace style that we all have been used to from popular music acts in 2012.
Lola Rae posing with her baby in a Nigerian market for a shoot
On the 24th of 2018, Tekno announced on his Instagram that he was proud to be a father of a baby girl from his longtime girlfriend; Lola Rae of course.
Lola Rae Net worth
Lola Rae is currently worth about ₦150,000,000 as she comes from a rich home and has also made a lot of money from endorsement and record deals in the Nigerian music scene.
Lola Rae has always loved Range Rover SUVs
Lola Rae doesn't have any running business at the moment, she seems to be only dedicated to her baby and music which is a form of business when you think about it.
Lola Rae Cars and Houses
Lola Rae lives in a well-furnished duplex around the Lekki area of Lagos and she drives an ₦80,000,000 Range Rover Velar SUV gifted to her by Tekno; her Baby Daddy.
Lola Rae's Range Rover Velar SUV
This Range Rover Velar is the same car that a lot of Nigerian Female Celebrities are starting to fall in love with as a show car in recent times.
Lola Rae Career Highlights
Below is a brief highlight of the top Lola Rae songs and her incredible achievements so far in the Nigerian entertainment industry:
- 'Watch My Ting Go' (2012), 'High' (2012), 'Fi Mi Le' (2013), 'You Know What My Name Is' (2015) and 'Come and See' (2021).
- In 2008, Lola Rae's Dance group won a street competition in the UK and later went ahead to qualify for the Semi-Final rounds of Britain Got Talent.
- In 2013, Lola Rae was nominated for the most gifted newcomer and she won the award by Channel o
- In 2013, Lola Rae won the Nigerian Entertainment Award for the Most promising female act to watch
- In 2014, She won the Nigerian Entertainment Awards for the Diaspora Artist of The Year which is a category for African Musicians living Abroad.
- In 2020, she would have joined the Headies winners as she was nominated in one of the categories.
Lola Rae Controversies
In 2016, there were rumours that Davido signed Lola Rae to DMW after he left HKN for his family. Pictures went round on Social Media and the duo; Lola Rae and Davido released a song that featured Davido.
Lola Rae chilling with Davido
It is best to believe that this was a publicity stunt as Davido denied signing Lola Rae on a Sound City Radio interview. Davido said:
“My only artists are Mayorkun, Dremo and Yonda. Lola Rae and Dammy Krane are not signed to me,” Davido said. “There is no contract, but we are all family.”
The clout did a good job for Lola Rae because her song with Davido; "Biko" now has over 10 million Youtube views and that's a huge achievement for a comeback effort.
Baby Mama Gist with Tekno
A lot of people were surprised when the father of 3 Luxury cars and a beautiful daughter; Tekno was identified as the father of Lola Rae's baby. Tekno on social media has always been an advocate for a promiscuous lifestyle judging from his tweets and Instagram captions.
Lola Rae and her beautiful baby
One time he talked about how he would never stay with one woman forever and this is why every Tom, Dick and Harry have a conviction that Tekno is not only seeing Lola Rae.
If stars align for both of them and they get married, it would be one of the 'sweetest' celebrity marriages ever.
Lola Rae Charitable Activities
Lola Rae was actively involved in the just-concluded EndSars campaign that went down in Nigeria as she was spotted in the Lekki Area protesting at the Toll-Gate.
Lola Rae had a good run in the entertainment industry having won some Nigerian awards during her career. She might not be making music anymore but she would forever be remembered as one of the African musicians that brought attention to African music from all over the world. And for now, we have pretty much revealed to you all that we know about Lola Rae net worth, houses, cars and music career. So, do make sure you always check our website Naijauto.com for more info about celebrity cars and other car-related tips.
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