Yinka Ayefele : Biography And Networth

Yinka Ayefele
Yinka Ayefele’s Networth

Yinka Ayefele is a Nigerian gospel singer, producer, on-air personality and entrepreneur. He began his music career in 1997 after surviving a motor accident that affected his spinal cord. Afterwards, in 1998, he dropped his debut studio album titled, Bitter Experience. 

Yinka sings a fusion of gospel with high percussion beat called Gospel Tungba and has released several studio albums. Also, he is the CEO of Fresh FM105.9MHz, a commercial entertainment radio station.

 Background

Olayinka Joel Ayefele was born on February 1, 1968 in Ipoti- Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria to the family of Chief Joshua Taiwo Ayefele. He started his education at Our Saviours Anglican Primary School, Ipoti- Ekiti. Then, he proceeded to Ondo State College of Arts and Science, Ikare- Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria.

After school, he searched for a banking job to no avail. So, he joined the Federal Radio Corporation Nigeria, where he worked as a presenter. He was also producing jingles while honing his radio presenting skills.

Early Career

Yinka got involved in a motor accident that affected his spinal cord in December 1997. In a bid to raise funds for treatment overseas, he ventured into music on the advice of friends who recognised that he was a talented singer. Prior to that, Yinka had been the leader of his church choir, and knew how to play several musical instruments.

As a result, he released Bitter Experience (1998), subsequently, he released Sweet Experience (1999). He has since gone ahead to release other albums.

Personal Life

Yinka is married to Temitope Titilope. He met Temitope before the accident that resulted in the spinal cord injury, and they tied the knot in 2000. On January 18, 2019, the couples welcomed a set of triplets.

Albums

The following are the albums released by Yinka Ayefele;

  • Bitter Experience, 1998
  • Sweet Experience, 1999
  • Something Else, 2000
  • Divine Intervention, 2001
  • Fun Fair, 2002
  • Life After Death, 2003
  • Aspiration, 2003
  • Fulfillment, 2004
  • New Dawn, 2005
  • Next Level, 2006
  • Gratitude, 2007
  • Absolute Praise, 2008
  • Transformation, 2009
  • Everlasting Grace, 2010
  • Prayer Point, 2011
  • Goodness of God, 2012
  • Comforter, 2013
  • Overcomer, 2014
  • Upliftment, 2015
  • Fresh Glory, 2016
  • Living Testimony, 2017
  • Favour, 2018
  • Beyond the Limits, 2019

Net Worth – $350,000

Awards And Recognition

Yinka Ayefele is a multi-award winner. He has been recognised both locally and internationally. Some of his awards includes;

  • Member of the Order of the Niger, by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, 2011
  • Ekiti Cultural Ambassador Award
  • Special Recognition Awards, Inspiration Awards of Excellence, 2015
  • Heritage Awards, 2019

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