Biograph, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, House, Cars, Parents, Siblings & State Of Origin

9ice Basic Information

Stage Name: 9ice
Real Name: Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
Date Of Birth/Age: 17 January 1980 (44) Years Old
Place of Birth: Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Nigeria
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Married
Education: Abule Okuta Primary School

CMS Grammar School Bariga

Lagos State University

Height: 1.7 m
Net Worth: $1.2M

9ice Biography

Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande, better known by his stage as 9ice, was born in Nigeria on January 17, 1980. He is renowned for his music’s powerful Yoruba language use, proverbial lyrics, and distinctive delivery. In Ogbomosho, Oyo State, in Western Nigeria, 9ice was born into a polygamous family with five wives and nine kids. He was raised in the Lagos neighborhood of Shomolu Bariga. He envisioned himself as a musician. His parents agreed to let him pursue a career in music after realizing his gift for singing.

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Nine children and five wives comprised 9ice’s polygamous family, which he was born into. He was raised in the Shomolu Bariga neighborhood of Lagos, where he used to reside with his parents. After discovering 9ice’s singing talent, his parents approved him to pursue music professionally, though nothing more is known about them.


There is no information on 9ice’s siblings


9ice has fathered kids by many women. In July 2008, 9ice and Toni Payne were wed after 9ice met Toni Payne through a friend named Ruggedman. After two years of marriage and the birth of their first child, Zion, the musician announced their divorce. 2018 saw the marriage of 9ice and American software engineer Adetola Anifalaje following their divorce.

Unfortunately, the marriage broke down after the couple had their daughter, Milani-Francoise Imisioluwa Akande. Their current child, Michelle Abolanle Akande, was born before 9ice and Sunkanmi were wed. Maya and Miya Akande are the twin daughters of 9ice and another woman named Vickie Godis.

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9ice has been married three times, most recently to event planner Ola Sunkanmi Ajala in Lagos. Regrettably, their marriage was in trouble when a video of 9ice cheating on Sunkanmi surfaced online a year later. The musician then apologized to the general public and begged his Instagram fans to persuade his wife to accept him back.

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Net Worth

9ice is one of Nigeria’s wealthiest and most well-known musicians, with an estimated net worth of $1.2 million. He has been in the music business for over 20 years, has signed sponsorship deals, and has sold many records throughout his career.


The “Gongo Aso” singer owns a spicy collection of luxury cars. They include a 2017 white Convertible Mercedes Benz C Class that cost the musician about 31 million naira, a Mercedes Benz G Wagon, and a Range Rover Sport purchased for 30 million naira.


According to reports, 9ice owns a mansion in Lekki that he acquired and named after his ex-wife Toni Payne. Unfortunately, other details about his residence are not available for public consumption.

State of Origin

Oyo State, Nigeria, is where 9ice is from. Located in southwest Nigeria, Oyo State is an interior state. Ibadan, the country’s third-largest metropolis and formerly the continent’s second-largest city, is the nation’s capital. Oyo State, Nigeria’s fifth most populated, is expected to have 7,840,864 residents as of 2016.

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