Ayra Starr’s net worth and biography including age, songs, relationships, and other details of the fast-rising Nigerian singer are what you will read in this article.
Who is Ayra Starr?
Ayra Starr is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and model who was recently signed by Don Jazzy into the Mavins Record label. The 19-year-old singer was noticed by the label CEO, Don Jazzy after uploading her first song titled “Damage” on her Instagram page. Ayra Starr is popular for her hit single “Away” from her self-styled album “Ayra Starr” and “Bloody Samaritan” from her “19 & Dangerous” EP album.
Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe who is fondly referred to as Ayra Starr (stage name) was born in Cotonou. Although her parents were Nigerians and she grew up in Nigeria with her brother, Dami Aderibigbe. Ayra Starr is happily married to Senior Man Kristo (S.M.K) with two kids.
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Ayra Starr Profile
|Full Name:||Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe|
|Date of Birth:||June 14th, 2002|
|Age:||19 Years Old|
|Birth Place:||Cotonou, Benin Republic|
|Education:||Les Cours Sonou University|
|Relationship Status:||Married (Senior Man Kristo S.M.K)|
|Occupation:||Singer, songwriter, and model|
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Early Life and Family Background
Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe who bears Ayra Starr as her stage name was born on June 14th, 2002 in Cotonou by two Nigerian parents. Although her parents hail from Kwara, she grew up with her brother, Oluwadamilare (Dami) Aderibigbe in Lagos.
Ayra Starr does not have any close friends while growing up due to the nature of her father’s work as they have to move from one place to another frequently.
At the age of 10 years, Ayra Starr identified her interest in music as her family loved and encouraged music. She started singing in the church choir and writing songs with her brother, Dami. In addition, her college days play a lot of roles in her immersing herself in music.
Ayra Starr noted that she was always being bullied because of her appearance and age which makes her turn to music especially Nicki Minaj’s. Also, Ayra Starr lost her dad in 2018 which make her turn to music. She had to start writing sad songs and tributes to her father as a coping mechanism.
Concerning her education, she was reported to have gone to primary and secondary schools in Lagos State. Ayra Starr later attended Les Cours Sonou University where she bagged her BA degree in International Relations and Political Science.
At the age of 16 years old, Ayra Starr was signed into a modeling agency in August 2018 in Lagos. She worked with many brands including the Esperanza Woman wear brand, Complete Fashion Magazine, Mazelle Studio, and so on.
Long before Ayra Starr became popular and made her debut song, she had picked her stage name as “Ayra Starr”. According to her, the stage name represents what she stands for as it means “woke and eye-opening”. The beautiful singer is passionate about making music that both the adults and young ones can resonate with.
In 2019, Ayra Starr started making covers of songs already produced by many popular singers. She did covers for Andra Day, 2face Idibia songs, and many others. In December 2019, She appeared in Eri Ife’s music video titled “Dear Future Wife” as a vixen.
She uploaded her first song titled “Damage” on her Instagram page. It was this song that got the attention of the Mavis record boss, Don Jazzy. He started working with Ayra Starr behind the scenes as a result of the video. Not until 2021, when Don Jazzy announced the young female artist as one of the signees of the label record.
It was during this period that she released her self-styled album titled “Ayra Starr” in which she collaborated with Ikon, Louddaaa, Johnny Drille, and her brother, Dami. The EP album which contains 5 tracks was a mixture of many genres including R&B, neo-soul with some Afro-Pop them. Also, the album’s track theme centered on romance, heartbreak, infatuations, and empowerment.
The EP album received a lot of positive feedback and acceptance. Thus, it ranked #1 on Nigeria iTunes and Apple music in almost 5 countries including Nigeria, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Ghana. Similarly, the EP album “Ayra Starr” recorded over 15 million streams on Spotify, YouTube, and Audio Mack. Ayra Starr hit song “Away” ranked #4 on Turntable Top 50 and #17 on US Billboard Top Triller Global.
Also, it also ranked #3 on the Billboard Next Big Sound chart. Since then Ayra Starr has gained a lot of recognition and this made them to sing her songs in different settings in Nigeria. She performed one of her songs at a show titled The Olori Awards during the UC Berkeley Nigerian Students Association culture show. Similarly, she performed at the 2021 Idol performance season finale show in July, she also performed at the Big Brother Naija Season 6 (BBNaija S6 – Shine Your Eye) in September 2021.
Her second album was titled 19 & Dangerous was released on the 6th day of August 2021. Out of all the album 11 tracks, the song titled “Bloody Samaritan” seems to be the most successful. Apart from Ayra Starr being the lead singer, 19 & Dangerous was contributed by different artists and personnel including Don Jazzy, Ckay, Fousheé, Andre Vibez, and so on.
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Ayra Starr biography and net worth will not be complete without mentioning that she alongside Rema made history as they were both unveiled as Pepsi Ambassadors on the Big Brother Naija Show Season 6.
Song and Album
Check out Ayra Starr songs, her EP Album which was released on January 22, 2021, has the following track
19 & Dangerous EP album was released on August 6th, 2021, and contains 11 tracks including
- Fashion Killer
- In Between
- Beggie Beggie
- Bloody Samaritan
Family and Personal Relationship
Concerning Ayra Starr’s relationship status, she is currently married to Senior Man Kristo (S.M.K) whom they had 2 kids together. Apparently, the young talented singer is happily married and sees her husband as a blessing.
Ayra Starr Contacts
Do you want to interact with the young talented singer on her page? Ayra Starr has an active social media account on Instagram with over 42,000 followers. You can follow her via @ayrastarr on Instagram.
Ayra Starr Net Worth
Ayra Starr net worth is currently estimated at $100,000, 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.
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Ayra Starr Picture Gallery
Watch Ayra Starr – Bloody Samaritan
Ayra Starr real name is Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe.
Ayra Starr is 20 years old in 2022, she was born on June 14th, 2002 in Cotonou by two Nigerian parents.
Ayra Starr was born in Cotonou, she is a Nigerian as her parents hail from Kwara state in Nigeria.
Ayra Starr has only one known sibling, Dami Aderibigbe whom she sang some of her tracks within her EP album titled Ayra Starr.
Ayra Starr does not have any relationship with Tems and they are not sisters. They are just colleagues.
Ayra Starr does not have a boyfriend neither is she dating anyone, she is happily married.
Ayra Starr is happily married to Senior Man Kristo S.M.K.
Ayra Starr current net worth is pegged at $100,000.
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