Who is Ayra Starr? From Ayra Starr Biography, she is known to be a Beninese-born Nigerian singer and songwriter. Ayra Starr’s real name is Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe.
Ayra as a musician got her interest in singing from her family. Right from when she was 10 years old, she started writing songs with her brother and also sang in a high school choir.
In this update, we’d be digging deep into Ayra Starr’s biography, Ayra Starr parents, Ayra Starr real name, Ayra Starr education, Ayra Starr age, Ayra Starr music career, Ayra Starr latest songs, Ayra Starr songs, Ayra Starr’s net worth, Ayra Starr lifestyle, Ayra Starr family, Ayra Starr and Rema’s relationship, Ayra Starr sister, Ayra Starr husband, Ayra Starr state of Origin, Ayra Starr parent, and every fact of Ayra Starr.
AYRA STARR PROFILE SUMMARY
Full Name: Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe
Parent’s Name: Mr. & Mrs. Aderibigbe
Known As: Ayra Starr, Celestial Being
Date of Birth: 14th June 2002
Place of Birth: Benin
Age: 20 years old
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Nationality: Beninese-born Nigerian
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations at Les Cours Sonou University
AYRA STARR BIOGRAPHY
AYRA STARR LIFESTYLE
From Ayra Starr biography, she was born in Cotonou, Benin whereby she also grew up there. She also grew up in Lagos State, Nigeria at some point in her life. As said earlier, Ayra Starr developed her interest in singing majorly from her family. She was writing songs with her brother at a point in her life. She currently has four siblings which consist of two boys, and two girls, Ayra Starr was born to Nigerian parents who are from Kwara State, Nigeria.
Ayra Starr’s two brothers are named Dami and Ade Aderibigbe. Her two sisters are named Jesutumise and Tolulope Aderibigbe. Her brother, Dami was signed as a professional music writer at Mavin Records. Ayra Starr’s music has gone so far that one of her songs was used as a soundtrack for Creed Ill which is a blockbuster American action movie. She made this known on the 4th of March, 2023.
Where is Ayra Starr from?
Ayra Starr is from Kwara State, Nigeria. Though, she is a Beninese-born Nigerian.
Was Ayra Starr born in Nigeria?
Ayra Starr was not born in Nigeria. She was born in Benin. But she grew up in both Benin and Nigeria.
Is Ayra Starr a Nigerian?
Ayra Starr is a Beninese-born Nigerian.
Why did Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe choose Ayra Starr as her stage name?
The beautiful musician said she chose the stage name ‘Ayra Starr’ because it means eye-opening and woke. Therefore, she said that is what she stands for.
Is Ayra Starr a brand ambassador for any brand?
Yes. Ayra Starr is the brand ambassador for Pepsi Nigeria. She was made the brand ambassador on September 4th, 2021.
Is Ayra Starr a Celestial?
Ayra Starr calls herself a Celestial being because she sees herself as a spiritual person with brains, talent, and looks. Therefore, Ayra Starr is not celestial.
AYRA STARR FULL NAME
What is Ayra Starr’s full name?
Ayra Starr’s full name is Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe.
AYRA STARR AGE
How old is Ayra Starr?
Ayra Starr is 20 years old. She was born on the 14th of June, 2002.
AYRA STARR STATE OF ORIGIN
Which State of Origin is Ayra Starr from?
Ayra Starr is from Kwara State, Nigeria
AYRA STARR PARENTS
Ayra Starr’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Aderibigbe. Ayra Starr keeps most of her family’s information away from the public and her fans. Much is not known about Ayra Starr’s parents.
Recently, Ayra Starr posted a video on her Instagram handle of her mother dancing and vibing to one of her popular songs.
AYRA STARR SISTERS
Ayra Starr sisters are named Tolulope Aderibigbe and Jesutumise Aderibigbe
AYRA STARR MUSIC CAREER
In Ayra Starr’s music career, she has always wanted to get into music from age 10, but she was advised by her father to complete her education first. In several interviews with Ayra Starr, she said many musicians locally and internationally have influenced her music career. Ayra Starr said she admires Asa lyrically. Ayra added that Asa is one of those musicians she’d listen to, so she can learn how to write songs properly.
Ayra Starr also in an interview gave credit to Shakira, Beyonce, Miley Cyrus, and Rihanna saying, “It was just the power I would feel listening to their music. We didn’t get a lot of Nigerian female singers singing strongly about things like them not as we do now.”
She also said that when she was young, some other people that made influenced her music were, 2Face Idibia, Angelique Kidjo, Wande Coal, Tope Alabi, Lijadu Sisters, Justin Bieber, Tiwa Savage, Sia, and Nicki Minaj.
How was Ayra Starr discovered? Ayra Starr was first in the fashion industry when she was 16 years old with Quove Model Management before she ventured into music. She posted her first original song on her Instagram page in December 2019. Before then, she usually makes covers of several famous artists like 2Face Idibia, Andra Day, and several others on her Instagram page. This was what made Ayra Starr discovered by many fans and she also got the attention of Don Jazzy who signed her to his record label, Mavin Records. Starr also appeared in Eri Ife’s music video of the song titled “Dear Future Wife.” She became recognized by Don Jazzy after she uploaded her song titled “Damage” on her Instagram page.
In 2020, Ayra Starr was signed into Mavin Records and she began recording in Mavin Studios, Lagos, Nigeria. She released her self-titled debut extended play on January 22, 2021, with her record label, Mavin Records. Ayra Starr disclosed her self-titled extended play aimed to make music that young and old people would surely love. The EP had sounds of R&B/neo-soul and Afropop. In her self-titled EP, she wrote one of the songs there and her brother Dami wrote the remaining four. Her self-titled EP became number one on Apple Music and Nigeria iTunes. Getting to March 2021, her debut self-titled EP was able to gather over 15 million streams across Audio Mack, YouTube, and Spotify.
On August 6, 2021, Ayra Starr released her debut studio album titled “19 & Dangerous.” The debut album made it to different charts and one of her singles in the album titled “Bloody Samaritan” climbed the Top 50 for some weeks on the chart. After it reached the top (number one) spot, that made Ayra Starr the first female artist to make such history with a solo single.
In 2021 also, Starr collaborated with Cheque on the song “Dangerous” which happens to be the second track on his “Bravo” album.
Her song titled “Rush” made her the Youngest African Female Artist to have over 100 million views on YouTube with a single video. Rush charted in several countries like Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland where it reached Number 36.
AYRA STARR RECORD LABEL
Which Record Label is Ayra Starr?
Ayra Starr is in the Mavin Record Label. She was signed to the record label by the owner, Don Jazzy in 2020.
AYRA STARR SONGS
How many songs does Ayra Starr have?
Ayra Starr has been able to record over 20 songs since she started music. Below are some of the songs and discography of Ayra Starr:
- Snitch ft. Foushee
- Lonely Refix ft. Zinoleesky
- Skinny Girl Anthem ft. Kayykilo
- In Between
- Cast (Gen Z Anthem)
- Running ft. Lojay
- Beggie Beggie ft. Ckay
- Fashion Killer
- Bloody Samaritan
AYRA STARR LATEST SONGS
What are Ayra Starr latest songs?
Currently, Ayra Starr latest songs are:
AYRA STARR EDUCATION
Is Ayra Starr a university graduate?
Yes. Ayra Starr is a graduate. She has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International relations from Les Cours Sonou University. She was bullied many times by her classmates due to her size, appearance, and age. She said she used to overcome the bully trauma by tuning in to music. She said, “I used to listen to Nicki Minaj on my way to school, and then I always feel like the second Nicki Minaj.”
Which university did Ayra Starr attend?
Ayra Starr attended Les Cours Sonou University.
What did Ayra Starr study in school?
Ayra Starr studied Political Science and International Relations.
AYRA STARR AND REMA RELATIONSHIP
What is the relationship between Rema and Ayra Starr?
It is confirmed that Rema and Ayra Starr are not in any romantic relationship. Both musicians in the same Mavin Records label have confirmed that they are just friends. Ayra Starr called Rema her brother in Christ. Rema recently disclosed to Cool FM that there’s nothing between himself and Ayra Starr. He said he loves going to events with her because of her positive and unique energy and vibes. Ayra disclosed her own with Kiss FM saying there’s no romantic relationship between herself and Rema.
AYRA STARR HUSBAND/BOYFRIEND
Who is Ayra Starr’s boyfriend?
Ayra Starr doesn’t have a boyfriend. Currently, she has not officially said she is in a relationship with any man. We have also not seen traces of LGBTQ in her. Therefore, different sources said Starr is still dealing with an awful breakup that happened around the time she was signed by Don Jazzy into Mavin Records.
AYRA STARR NETWORTH
What is Ayra Starr’s net worth?
Ayra Starr’s net worth according to different sources is over $1,500,000. She makes her money from endorsement deals, performances, concerts, and music videos on YouTube, and her music on different platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, Boomplay, Shazam, and others.
AYRA STARR AWARDS
How many awards has Ayra Starr won?
Ayra Starr has been nominated for several awards, but as of now, she has won just one award.
In 2022, Ayra won the Breakout Artist of the Year (Female) from Net Honours