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Biography

Oyinkansola Aderibigbe (born 14 June 2002) known professionally as , is a fast-rising Nigerian singer and songwriter.

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She was born in southwestern Nigeria when she was 21 years old. The talented female singer got much attention when she was named Mavin Records’ new artist.

She is now the only woman signed to Mavin Records, which owns. Ayra Starr is the third woman to sign with the label since started it in 2012.

Background Info

  • Full Name: Oyinkansola Aderibigbe
  • Stage Name: Ayra Starr
  • Born: 14 June 2002 (age 20 years old)
  • Birth Place: Benin
  • State Of Origin: Edo State
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Boyfriend β€’ Husband: Single
  • Occupation: Singer β€’ Songwriter
  • Record Label: Mavin Records
  • Net Worth: $400,000

Early Life

Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe was born in Cotonou, Benin, on June 14, 2002. She grew up in both Cotonou and Lagos, Nigeria. She was born to parents from Kwara State, Nigeria, and has four brothers and sisters. Because of her father’s business, her family moved a lot when she was in high school. This made it hard for her to make close friends.

She was raised in a family that loves music, so most of her desire to sing comes from her family. At age 10, she joined the choir at her high school and started writing songs with her brother. She went to Les Cours Sonou University and got a political science and international relations BA. During college, her peers often picked on her because she was young and looked different from them. Ayra Starr turned to music to help her deal with how she felt after being teased. “On my way to school, I’d listen to Nicki Minaj, and I’d feel like another Nicki Minaj.” Ayra Starr’s mother always encouraged her to be a singer and supported her musical goals.

Career

As a young girl, Ayra Starr sang in her church choir and was a very involved member. She became a better singer while she was in the choir.

When she had free time, she always wrote songs down in notebooks. She has sung her songs at church programs, school events, carnivals, and music festivals in more than one way.

She started going to a recording studio close to her house to make music with her brother by her side. She also started doing covers of some of her favorite songs and posting them on her Instagram page.

One of the songs she wrote and sang herself had more than 15,000 views on Instagram. The name of the song is Damages.

In 2020, Don Jazzy, a record producer and label owner, stumbled across Ayra’s page and saw videos of her singing. This was the start of her big break.

Don Jazzy was surprised and interested in what he saw, so he called Ayra and asked her to come to see him. He started working in the background with her to help her sound better and make better music.

Don Jazzy made it official on January 21, 2020, that he had added Ayra to his record label, Mavin Records. So, she is now part of the Mavin family, which includes artists like , Johnny Drille, Ladipoe, DNA Twins, Rema, Magixx, , , and .

As soon as the news came out, many famous people in the entertainment industry congratulated Ayra on her latest success and started to follow her on Instagram.

Ayra’s first project, a five-track EP, will come out on January 22, 2020. The Ayra Starr EP is making waves right now, and thousands of people have listened to it on major music sites.

On January 22, 2020, the official music for one of the songs, “Away,” was also released.

Discography

  • Memories
  • Ija
  • Away
  • Ditr
  • Sare
  • Bloody Samaritan

Social Media

Ayra Starr has a very active social media profile. She has over 42.6k followers on Instagram.

Her official Instagram handle is @ayrastarr

Net Worth

The talented vocalist and songstress, Ayra Starr has an estimated net worth of $400,000.

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