Singer TOPE ALABI Full Biography; Family,Husband And more

FULL NAME: Patricia Temitope Alabi

DATE OF BIRTH: 27th October, 1970

OCCUPATION: Singer(Gospel)











She was born in Lagos State, Nigeria. Her parents are Pa Joseph Akinyele Obayomi and Madam Agnes Kehinde Obayomi. She was the only daughter out of the three children in the family.
She hails from Yewa, Imeko of Ogun State. She obtained her West Africa School Certificate (WAEC) at Oba Akinyele Memorial High School, Bashorun Anlugbua, Ibadan in the year 1986. Thereafter, she proceeded to The Polythecnic , Ibadan where she studied Mass Communication and graduated in the year 1990.
Tope Alabi pursued her educational attainment with all seriousness and dedication it deserves because her parents were disciplinarians of the highest order. Between 1982 to 1984 during her secondary school days and because of her interest in music and drama, Tope Alabi joined the then “Jesters International” ( Jacob, Papilolo & Aderupoko) group at Ibadan, where she got her initial training and experience in drama. She worked briefly with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Ibadan as a correspondent under the supervision of Mr.
Yanju Adegbite. She also worked at NTA Channel 7 Tejuosho (Now NTA Channel 10, Lagos) between 1990 & 1991. She worked with Centrespread Advertising Limited, at Ilupeju area of Lagos and worked with this Company within the year 1991 – 1992; she has worked with Re-Union Nigeria Limited, Gbagada, Lagos.


Tope Alabi came back into the Theartre Art profession as she joined the prestigious “Alade Aromire Theartre Group” in 1994. Here, she was able to distinguish herself as a gifted and talented actress and singer.
At Alade Aromire Thearre Group, Tope Alabi was exposed to all the core area of drama and acting profession. She was involved in various film productions, stage drama and most importantly the soundtrack production with which she was well known and considered as an authority in the Nigeria Yoruba Movie industry today. If there is anything Tope Alabi would be ever grateful for while with the Alade Aromire Threatre Group, it’s her exposure to and subsequent domination of the Yoruba Movie soundtrack production.

It has been more than a decade that Tope Alabi music
career gained prominence in the contemporary Gospel music industry in Nigeria, what makes her unique is her voice as well as her ability to create several melodies with different traditional and modern beats- Tope Alabi has several Yoruba songs in Makossa, Salsa and hip hop beats.
“Agbelebu” is Tope Alabi latest album launched in 2012 and
just like other albums before now, this one is enjoying
fantastic airplays as well.

Tope Alabi has released a total of 8 albums in one decade,
these include; Ore ti o common {2001}, Agbara Re Ni
{2005}, Angeli Mi {2007}, Kokoro Igbala {2008}, Kabio o si
{2010}, and the most recent is Agbelebu {2012}.
Tope Alabi is educated; she obtained her primary education in Ibadan, South West Nigeria in 1986, and also obtained a Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication at the Polytechnic of Ibadan. After graduation, Tope joined the Nigerian Television Authority in Ibadan as a correspondent
in 1990 and has also worked in several theater groups.

Some of the bestselling tope Alabi songs are; E Gbe ga,
Mino L’Oluwa {medley}, Angeli mi, and Olorun Gbangba,
these four songs are the most listened to among Tope’s
Tope Alabi has been invited by various writers, producers and directors in the Yoruba movie industry to write and perform sound tracks for their various movies, she had to her credit to date, about 350 soundtracks which she had composed for various Yoruba movies. It would be of note to state here that Tope Alabi is the pacesetter of soundtracks in the Yoruba Home Video Industry.

Tope Alabi Family; Husband, Children

Many tope fans do not know about her husband- Mr Soji Alabi, the Union was solemnized in 1988 and it has
produced 4 children. There are few information about Tope Alabi husband , but some of her children have taken to the footsteps of their mother. It was Tope’s Husband that actually lead her to Jesus in 1988 when there was a revelation that God wanted to use his wife to promote the Gospel through music.

Many kids are referred to as Tope Alabi children because Tope loves kids and she spends a lot of time sharing the world of God and ministering to them through her music.
Tope has performed in several countries of the world which include United states, United Kingdom , and Canada, she is one of the most sought after Gospel musicians in Nigeria
today , she performs in more than half of Christian crusades and functions in the country.


Has many times won: Nigeria Gospel Music Awards, Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
No Popular Endorsement Deal Yet


Was involved in a popular sex scandal in 2013 with her spiritual father “Ajanaku” who is now deceased.. The pastor mentioned a thing about him Tope connecting to sex.. The Gospel artiste quickly denied it though…

She also had a fight With this same pastor before he died which made her and family stop attending the church.




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