Aya Nakamura Biography: Real Name, Age, family, Partner, Awards, Net Worth

Aya Nakamura is an award-winning French-Malian singer and songwriter who came to the limelight for her hit single “Djadja”. She has music genres of Afro-pop, pop, and R&B

She already boasts of top collaborations. She has performed at top events and concerts including being the opening artist for the Nigerian music star Davido, at Stade Modibo Keita in Bamako.

Aya was named Most Watched French Female Artist in 2019 by YouTube, and Most Streamed French Female Artist in 2019 by Spotify.

Aya Nakamura
Aya Nakamura: Wiki, Bio, Age, Facts, Photo
Quick Facts
Real Name:Aya Coco Danioko
Date of Birth:May 10, 1995
Place of Birth:Bamako, Mali
Occupation:Singer, Songwriter
Genres:Pop, R&B
Labels:Warner Music France
Height:1.74 m
Net Worth:$3 million

Early Life

Aya Nakamura was born Aya Coco Danioko on May 10, 1995, in Bamako, Mali. She was raised in a Christian background and oldest of her five siblings. She moved to France with her family and grew up in Aulney-sous Bois.

She studied French at La Courneuve before she delved into music.


Nakamura began doing music at the age of 19 and released her first song “Karma” on Facebook.

She made a couple of releases in 2016 such as “Brise” and “Love d’un Voyou” featuring Fababy. She eventually signed a record deal with Rec. 118, a label from Warner music France, in January 2016.

She came through with her debut album, Journal Intine, on August 25, 2017. The album comprises six tracks and also feature the rapper Gradur.

Aya gained recognition for the release of her hit single “Djadja” on April 6, 2018. It became the first Francophone song since 2009 to get to the top of the Dutch charts. She also released a Spanish-language version of “Djadja” with Colombian singer Maluma.

She released her second studio album, Nakamura on November 2, 2018. She was nominated for Best Urban Album at the France music Awards in February 2019.

She gained more exposure in 2019 for her single “Pookie” which boasts over 240 million views on YouTube. It also has high-profile international versions with top rappers like Capo Plaza and Lil Pump.

She released the single “Jolie Nana” as the lead single off her third album Aya, on July 17, 2020. She eventually released the album “Aya” on October 4, 2020, with features from the likes of Ms Banks and Stormzy.

Nakamura has released other songs like Whine Up, Dans ma bulle, Claque, Idiot, Hot, La Machine, Mon Cheri, Doudou, Bobo, Nirvana, and many others.

Personal Life

Aya is a mother of a daughter named Aicha. She is not married. The name of her Baby father has not been revealed.

Awards & Nominations

Nakamura has won numerous awards such as:

  • W9 D’OR for Female Artist Most Listened (2018)
  • Music Moves Europe Talent Award for Public Choice Awards (2019)
  • NRJ Music Awards for Francophonic Female Artist of the Year (2020)
  • LOS40 Music Awards for Best International New Act (2020)
  • Apple Music Awards for Artist of the Year (France) (2021)

Social Media

Aya Nakamura is active on social media platforms. She has over 3 million followers on Instagram @ayanakamura_officiel

Net Worth

Aya Nakamura earns her career as a singer. He has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Frequently asked questions

Below are some frequently asked questions about Aya Nakamura:

Who is Aya Nakamura?

Aya Nakamura is a French-Malian singer and songwriter who became known for her hit single “Djadja”.

How old is Aya Nakamura?

He was born on May 10, 1995,

Where is Aya Nakamura from?

He is from Bamako, Mali.

Is Aya Nakamura married?

He is not married.

What is Aya Nakamura’s Net Worth?

Aya Nakamura has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

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