TV host, Labi has sparked rumours singer, Chidinma Ekile is pregnant and possibly married after dropping a suggestive comment on the singer’s recent photo.
‘Boo to wife..now mummy in the making’
Chidinma was recently linked to Kizz Daniel.
However the state of that relationship is not known at the moment.
Chidinma Ekile, the sixth of seven children, was born in Ketu, Kosofe, Lagos State. Both of her parents are from Imo State. She worked as a business promoter in Lagos prior to auditioning for the third season of
Project Fame West Africa . Chidinma started singing at the age of 6, and grew up with a disciplinarian father. When she was 10 years old, she joined her church’s choir.
She attended primary and secondary school in Ketu prior to relocating to Ikorodu with her family. Chidinma is currently studying sociology at the University of Lagos. She initially wanted to study mass communication.
Chidinma initially declined her admission into the University of Lagos due to her advancement in the aforesaid competition.
In an interview with
YNaija, Chidinma said that she has always taken school seriously and her decision to enroll at Unilag was inevitable. She also said that music hasn’t always been on her agenda, but decided to give it a try after winning the MTN-sponsored Project Fame music competition.
After dying her hair red and getting a mohawk, people started perceiving her as a good girl gone bad. In an interview posted on the Daily Independent website, Chidinma said she is still the same. She also said she’s evolving and growing as a musician.
Prior to auditioning for the third edition of
Project Fame West Africa , she dreamt of being part of the reality TV show that was instituted in 2008. With the help and support from her close knit friend, Chidinma left her home in Ikorodu and went to the Ultima Studios, the venue for the show’s 2010 Lagos auditions. She was among the 8,000 or so contestants who went to showcase their talents that year. Subsequently, Chidinma advanced to the Fame Academy round alongside 17 other contestants. For 10 weeks, Chidinma and the other contestants were coached by musical professionals: voice coaches, inspirational speakers, established musicians, and music business service providers. Moreover, contestants were taught choreography and several rehearsal drills.
On 26 September 2010, Chidinma was announced as the winner of the competition. She won several prizes, including ₦ 2.5 million, a 2011 Toyota RAV4 , and an album production deal. In May 2013, Chidinma signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria.