Tope Alabi Biography | Early Life, Career, Net worth
She is a trendy Nigerian gospel singer. She is commonly called Ore ti o common.
Tope Alabi got this name consequent of one of her albums that come with this title. She is not just a singer, but also a film music composer and also an actress.
She was born in Lagos State on the 27th of October 1970. Her father’s name is Pa Joseph Akinyele Obayomi, and her mother’s name is Madam Agnes Kehinde Obayomi.
Her parents have three children, and she is the only girl among the three.
She is also happily married, and the marriage is blessed with two daughters, namely Ayomikun and Deborah. She is a native of Yewa, Imeko in Ogun State, Nigeria.
Tope Alabi Biography | Early life
Tope Alabi attended Oba Akinyele Memorial High School, Ibadan, and passed out in 1986.
She then got admission into the Polytechnic Ibadan to study Mass Communication, and she graduated from the institution in 1990.
Tope Alabi was formerly an actress. She was a member of the Jesters International comedy group and played many roles in their films.
After leaving this group, she joined several other theatre groups, some of which were stage groups and some other ones were traveling groups.
Her acting career was based in Lagos and Ibadan. The movies she featured in were in the Yoruba language.
Some years later, Tope Alabi became a born-again Christian and stopped featuring in movies. She then became a full-time gospel singer.
Tope Alabi Biography | Music career
Tope Alabi started full-time gospel music in 2001 and composed so many songs over the years, and released albums.
Some of her songs are:
- Ore tio o Common released in 2001
- Iwe Eri released in 2003
- Agbara Re Ni released in 2005
- Agabra Olorun released in 2006
- Angeli Mi released in 2007
- Kokoro Igbala released in 2008
- Kabiosi released in 2010
- Agbelebu released in 2011
- Alagbara released 2012
- Oruko Tuntun released 2015
- Omo Jesu released in 2017
- Yes & Amen released in 2018
And so on
She also featured several other music artists in her songs, especially TY Bello. Some of the songs are:
- Olowo Ana
- Oba Mi De
- No One Else
- Awa Gbe O Ga
- Spirit of Light
Tope Alabi made a name for herself in the gospel genre, and most of her songs are rendered in the Yoruba language.
She always displays an in-depth understanding of the Yoruba language.
This compelled Nigerians on Twitter to crown her the Queen of Yoruba Language following the outcome of a competition organized by the United Bank of Africa to commemorate its 70th anniversary.
Tope Alabi Biography | Awards and net worth
Tope Alabi has won several awards in the course of her career as a gospel singer.
A few of the awards are highlighted below:
- City People Movie’s Best Sound Track Artiste of the Year in 2017
- Nigeria Entertainment Award for Gospel Artiste of the Year in 2015
What is Tope Alabi Net worth
Tope Alabi’s net worth is estimated by many media houses to be $1 million, making her one of the richest gospel musicians in Nigeria today.