Asa Net Worth and Biography 2022: Awards, Relationship, Facts

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Bukola Elemide popularly known as Asa is a Nigerian-French singer, songwriter, stage performer and recording artist. Asa’s songs are equally intriguing and fascinating.

Born on September 17, 1982. She is a versatile singer with musical genres of Pop, Jazz and Indie Pop. Asa always blesses her listeners with emotional songs.

She is talented multi-instrumentalist; she plays guitar and trumpet. The singer has been a force to reckon with ever since she rose to fame in the Nigerian music industry with accolades to compliment.

Early Life

Bukola Elemide popularly known as Asa was born on 17th September, 1982 in Sign Virgo, Paris. She is the only female child in the family alongside 3 brothers.

When she was two, her family relocated to Nigeria, so she grew up in Lagos state, Nigeria. After 18 years, she returned to Paris and began her music career.

Elemide attended Peter King’s School of Music where she learnt how to play guitar in just six months.


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Asa Net Worth and Quick Facts

Full NameBukola Elemide
Stage NameAsa
Birthdate17 September, 1982.
BirthplaceParis, France
NationalityFrench
Nigerian
ReligionChristianity
Age40 years
SiblingThree Siblings
CollegeLagos State University (drop out)
Marital statusNot Married
Children-
Height1.8 m
5' 6"
Eye ColorDark brown
Hair ColorBlack
Sexual OrientationStraight
ProfessionSongwriter, Singer.
Debut songEyé Adaba
Net Worth$28 million
Sources of WealthMusic, Songwriting, Endorsements
Last UpdateApril 2022

 Awards and Nominations

Talking about accolades, here are awards and nominations the singer has to her name:

  • 2008: Headies Album of the year
  • 2008: Prix Constantin
  • 2011: French Music Awards Victoires de la Musique nomination for Female Artist of the Year
  • 2015: Headies nomination for Best R&B/Pop Album, Best Alternative Song, Best Vocal Performance (Female) and Best Recording of the Year.

What is Asa in Nigeria?

She is a Nigerian-French singer mainly because she is based in France and she has seen France as her home over the years. She is a purebred Nigerian singer of Yoruba origin.

What is Asa in Nigeria?

Does Asa Speak French? Definitely, but she once said; I don’t speak Yoruba as well as I sing it.

Is Asa a Yoruba?

Asa (pronounced “asha”): a Yoruba language word which means or refers to the ‘hawk’ bird. So yes, the singer is a Yoruba woman.

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