Arya starr Biography, Music career, and Net worth

Arya Starr Biography, and Early life

Oyinkansola Aderibigbe popularly known as Ayra Starr is a fast-rising Nigerian singer and songwriter.

She was born on the 14th of June, 2002 in Benin City, Edo State – one of the 36 states and capitals in Nigeria. She is one of two children born into a Christian family.
She lost her Dad in the year 2018. She currently lives in Lagos State Nigeria. The beautiful singer, Ayra Starr completed her primary and secondary school education in Lagos State. She is currently an undergraduate in a top university in southwest Nigeria.

Full Name: Oyinkansola Aderibigbe
Stage Name: Arya Starr
Born: 14 June 2002 (age 19 years old)
Place of Birth: Benin City, Edo State
State Of Origin: kwara state
Nationality: Nigerian
Boyfriend: Not Disclosed
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter • artist
Net worth: $300,000
Religion: Christianity
Arya Starr career

She began singing at a very young age as a Church’s choir. In her spare time, she always composed songs that were written in notebooks.
She has performed several renditions of her songs at church programs, school events, carnivals, and music festivals.
Also, in August 2018, she was discovered and signed to Quove Model Management (A model management, scouting, and development company).
During her time with Quove Models, she was able to work with top brands and companies including Fashion Magazine, Mazelle Studio, Esperanza Women’s Wear Brand, and more. She also appeared on Eriife’s music video for “Dear Future Wife”.
Accompanied by her brother, she started going to a recording studio close to her house to make music. She also began doing the covers of some of her favorite songs and posted them on social media
One of the original songs “Damages” which she composed and sang had over 15,000 views on Instagram.

The song caught the attention of the recording producer and Mavins Record label owner Don Jazzy. He was impressed and asked her to come to see him.
He signed Ayra to the record label on the 21st of January, 2020. She is now a member of the Mavin Family alongside artists such as Korede Bello, Ladipoe, Rema, Crayon among others.
In early 2021, Ayra Starr achieved mainstream recognition with her eponymous debut extended play and its hit track “Away” which spent two consecutive weeks at number four on Nigeria’s TurnTable Top 50 and went to number 17 on US Billboard Top Triller Global, paving the way for the release of her first full-length studio album, 19 & Dangerous in August 2021.
Categorized mainly as Afropop and R&B, the album has been met with favorable critical reception. It spawned two top forty hits in Nigeria.

The lead single “Bloody Samaritan” peaked atop the Top 50 chart, becoming the first solo song by a female artist to reach the number-one position.
Ayra Starr debuted on Pandora Predictions chart, and on 28 August 2021, she ranked number two on Billboard’s Next Big Sound.

Record label

Arya Starr with don jazzy (record label contract)

Ayra Starr is signed to Mavin Records, a record label owned by Don Jazzy. The label has produced many artistes in the music industry which are Rema, Reekado Banks, Tiwa Savage, Di’ja, Korrede Bello, Johnny Drille, Crayon, DNA, Ladipoe and a whole lots of others. Mavin Records is believed to be one of the best record label in Nigeria.

Arya starr songs

At the time of writing this Ayra Starr only has 5 songs which were all from her debut EP. Below are the tracklist:
  • Away
  • DITR
  • Ija
  • Memorie
  • Sare
  • Vibe killer

Awards and Recognition 

Although She’s not one of the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria, and Ayra Starr’s career is just less than four years and even with a career with such a short span, she has managed to get recognition in the music industry.

She received a nomination from the Net Honors Awards in 2021 in the category of Most Played R&B Song.
Also in 2021, the musician performed at the season finale of the popular Nigerian talent show Nigerian Idol.
Arya Starr Net worth
Net Worth: Estimated at $300,000
Ayra Starr is one of the youngest and influential singers under age 20. In September 2021, Ayra Starr was signed by Pepsi as their brand ambassador.
On the 6th day of August 2021, she finally released her first studio album 19 & Dangerous which housed about 11 tracks in all and featured artists like Ckay and Fousheé. 

However, the singer is known to have made a living for herself modeling clothes and cosmetics. All these successes have so far brought her to a point where he currently boasts of an estimated net worth of over $300,000 as of this year 2021.

Controversies

After she was announced by Mavins and after she released her EP, a lot of people said she looks and sound like Tems. But their sound differs as Ayra Starr includes a touch of Yoruba in her lyrics.

Social media

For now Ayra Starr is only on Twitter and facebook. Below are her social meida handles
Twitter: @aryastarr
Instagram: @ayrastarr
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