Oyinkansola Aderibigbe popularly known as Ayra Starr is a Nigerian Afro Pop and Neo Soul singer signed to Mavin Records, A Nigerian label founded by Don Jazzy. Ayra Starr is known for her debut single “Away” and her eponymous debut project “Ayra Starr EP”. She is also a Fashion and Face Model known for her works with various popular brands.
|Stage Name:||Ayra Starr|
|Real Name:||Oyinkansola Aderibigbe|
|Occupation:||Singer, Songwriter, Fashion model, Face Model|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||14th June, 2002/19 year old|
|Place of Birth:||Benin, Edo State|
|Net Worth :||$100,000|
Ayra Starr Age
Ayra Starr was born on the 14th day of June, 2002. She is 18 years old.
Early Life & Career
Originally from Benin, Edo State, Nigeria, Ayra Starr was raised in Lagos State, Nigeria. She and her brother (also an artist), who is her only sibling were born into a christian home.
From a young age, Ayra Starr has had a passion for music and modelling. She is known to have composed original songs and written them down in her notebook. She was also an active member of her church choir, which she joined at a young age.
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Ayra and her brother, began going to a music studio situated close to her house to make music. She would also record covers of some of her favourite songs and share them to her social media pages.
In 2018, she lost her father who she was very close to. The pain of his demise inspired her to write songs as a tribute to him. Also, in August 2018, she was discovered by and signed to Quove Model Management (A model management, scouting and development company). Her time with Quove Models saw her work with various brands and companies including Fashion Magazine, Mazelle Studio, Esperanza Womens Wear Brand, and more. She also appeared on Eriife’s music video for “Dear Future Wife”.
She was discovered by Don Jazzy who stumbled on some of her covers in 2019. She also signed to his record label, Mavin Records. She was unveiled as Mavin’s new “first lady” in January, 2020 succeeding Tiwa Savage. Her unveiling came with the release of her debut single “Away” and her debut EP “Ayra Starr”. The EP hit number one on Apple Music.
The new mavin records act had her primary and secondary school education in Lagos . Ayra Starr is currently an undergraduate student in one of Nigeria’s Top university in the southwest region.
Ayra Starr is signed to one of the top record labels in Nigeria, Mavin Records. The label was founded by Nigerian music producer and recording artist, Don Jazzy on May 8, 2012. The label is credited for the successful careers some of Nigeria’s biggest Afro Beats artists including Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks, Rema, Korede Bello, DNA, Crayon, Johnny Drille, Ladipoe, DJ Big N, D’ija, D’Prince, Dr Sid and Iyanya.
Ayra Starr songs
Shortly after she was unveiled as the new female artiste of the Mavin Record Label she released her first self-titled EP “Ayra Starr”.
The EP contains 5 tracks of soulful voice, beautiful and good music to calm the body, soul and mind.
The Mavin Boss took to his social media platforms to share the great news with fans and lovers as he shared some glimpses of what Starr has to offer.
In the video shared on his official Instagram account, Starr summarized what she’s got to offer the entertainment industry as his voice and confidence show she’s ready for the uphill task ahead of her.
Fans will be eager to hear Starr’s debut song with Mavins and hope she takes the entertainment industry by storm just like Rema did when he started his adventure.
Her EP contains 5 tracks of soulful voice, beautiful and good music to calm the body,soul and mind;
Ayra Starr’s Family
Ayra born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria by her Nigerian parent along with her only sibling which is her brother who happens to be an artist.
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In the year 2018, Ayra lost her dad and the result of such huge losses due to her closeness with her dad, made her wrote and sang tribute songs to her late dad.
She currently lives with her mum and brother on the mainland of Lagos, Nigeria.
Ayra Starr is known to be single at the moment. Her current hit song, “Away” details the pain she faced after leaving her last relationship. She sings about being liberated and finding strength in it. She has also revealed that she freestyled some of the verses.
The only relationship between Tems and Ayra Starr is that they are both Nigerians, musicians and have the same pattern of music. Tems and Ayra Starr are not sisters or family members.
Ayra Starr net worth is estimated at $100,000 dollars, making her one of the richest female musicians in Nigeria. Ayra’s source of wealth comes from the digital sales of her songs, with over 20 million streams across all digital Platforms.
The 19-year-old fast-rising female singer is very much active on social media, you can follow her on: