You have to take the stairs of hard work in order to get success, this line has been very well proved by Ayra Starr who is a Nigerian model and singer-songwriter who is now signed to Mavin Records. Starr began her career as a model at the age of 16, signing with Quote Model Management.
She then transitioned to singing and rose to fame with her self-titled debut extended play and its hit single “Away,” which spent two weeks at number four on Nigeria’s TurnTable Top 50 and reached number 17 on the US Billboard Top Thriller Global, paving the way for the release of her first full-length studio album, “19 & Dangerous,” in August 2021.
The lead track, “Bloody Samaritan,” reached number one on the Billboard Top 50 list, making it the first solo song by a female artist to do so.
Born on 14 June 2002, this gorgeous star has turned 19 years old in the year 2021. Spencer is blessed with a good height of 163 in Centimetres and 5’4” in Feet & Inches. Her shiny dark brown hair and dark brown eyes enhance the charm of her beauty.
She is very conscious about her physique and follows a regular diet to keep herself fit with the weight of 60 in kilograms and 132 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 35 inches breast, 26 inches waist, and 34 inches hips.
As of 2021, Ayra Starr’s net worth is predicted to be $700,000. Her major source of income comes from the music business, where she has released multiple songs that have received over 20 million views across all digital platforms.
Ayra was born and raised up in Cotonou, Bénin, and belongs to Nigerian nationality. She didn’t reveal any information with regards to her parents but she has two brothers named Ade and Dami and a sister named Jesutunmise.
As of her education, she received her schooling in Lagos, Nigeria, where she attended basic and high school. She then transferred to Les Cours Sonou University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in international relations and political science.
|Birth Place||Cotonou, Bénin|
|Date of birth||14 June 2002|
|Age||19 years old (As of 2021)|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’4”
In centimeters: 163 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 60 kg
In pounds: 132 lbs
|Profession||R&B singer, record produce and songwriter|
|College||Les Cours Sonou University|
|Home town||Cotonou, Bénin.|
|Fathers name||Name Not Known|
|Mothers name||Name Not Known|
|Brothers||Ade and Dami|
As of her career, Ayra Starr began her professional life as a model. She joined Quote Models, a modeling agency located in Lagos, in 2018. After that, she worked as a model for brands such as Mazelle Studio, Complete Fashion Magazine, and Esperanza Woman.
In the year 2019, she began publishing versions of songs by musicians such as Andra Day and 2Face Idibia on the internet. She also had an appearance in Eri Ife’s music video for “Dear Future Wife.” She later shared an original song called “Damage” on Instagram, which was viewed by hundreds of people.
Don Jazzy, a label executive, heard her song and offered her her first music contract with Mavin Records. Her music career began after that, and she began recording with producers Louddaaa and Don Jazzy in 2020. Her debut EP, “Ayra Starr,” was released on January 22, 2021, by Mavin Records.
“A topsy-turvy chronicle of love or love-themed circumstances,” according to her debut album, which “merges elements of R&B/neo-soul with Afropop drumming.” Ikon, Louddaaa, and Johnny Drille then mixed and mastered her EP. She also co-authored four of the EP’s tracks with her brother Dami and penned one of them solo.
The EP became the number-one album on Nigerian iTunes and Apple Music within a short amount of time after its release. Surprisingly, the EP had achieved the same rank on Apple Music in four more countries as of March 2021, with over 15 million listens on Spotify, YouTube, and Audiomack. She also released remixes of “Ija” and “Away,” which included Tokimonsta and Lilo.
She also contributed vocals to Crayon’s EP Twelve A.M.’s single “In Sync.” She went on to sing at the UC Berkeley Nigerian Students Association’s virtual cultural festival, The Olori Awards, after becoming famous. The official music video for her single “DITR” was released on April 28, 2021.
Also rented was the music video for another tune, “Sare.” She sang at the season finale of “Nigerian Idol” on July 11, 2021. The first single off her debut studio album “19 & Dangerous,” which was released on August 4, 2021, was “Bloody Samaritan.” Later, on August 6, 2021, Mavin Records and Platoon published the album, which has 11 tracks.
“Bloody Samaritan,” the lead song, debuted at number 18 on the TurnTable Top 50 for the week of August 10th, marking Ayra Starr’s second appearance on the list. On August 28, 2021, she was named number two on Billboard’s Next Big Sound. She was also featured on Johnny Drille’s Before We Fall Asleep single “in the light.”
She even worked with Cheque on the song “Dangerous,” which is on Cheque’s album “Bravo.” She also appeared on the cover of Accelerate TV’s The Cover in October 2021, as well as in an editorial headlined “Ayra Starr, A Starr Is Born.” She also appeared in an editorial for ODDA’s Fall/Winter 2021 edition.
She is now believed to be unmarried, since there have been no reports or rumors of her dating anybody, and she has not been seen with anyone. As a result, she is single. She seemed to be more focused on her career than on being in a relationship right now.
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- Her colleagues used to bully her when she was in college.
- Ayra Starr went to music to help her struggle with the emotions which she was experiencing as a result of the teasing in her college.
- In an interview, she stated that “On her walk to school, she listen to Nicki Minaj and imagine herself as the second Nicki Minaj.”
- Because of her father’s company, her family traveled frequently during her high school years.
- She grew interested in music as a youngster since she was born into a music-loving household.
- She is born with her real full name of Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe.
- The lead track, “Bloody Samaritan,” reached number one on the Billboard Top 50 list, making it the first solo song by a female artist to do so.
- Instagram – @ayrastarr
- Twitter – @ayrastarr
- Facebook – @starrayra