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Lisa Yaro | Biography

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  • Full Name Lisa Yaro
  • Occupation Actress, Producer, Singer, Song-writer, Youtuber
  • Nationality Nigerian American
  • Birthplace Nigeria
  • Birth Date Feb 08, 1985
  • Age 37 Years, 4 Months
Grammy-nominated Writer for Mya’s 2016 R&B Album 'Smoove Jones'

Lisa Yaro | Biography

Made her Big-screen Debut as a News Reporter in the 2007 Film 'Reign Over Me'

Yaro cut her chops in the music industry by attending music sessions and writing for artists and producers. She initially worked for free, hoping that her hustle and creativity would lead her to further opportunities. After working for free for countless hours, record producer Young Yonny introduced Yaro to singer-songwriter Mýa and asked her to do a session with Mya. In addition to her successful music career, Yaro has also been an actress and producer. She first appeared on television as a contestant in the game show 12 corazones in 2005. She later appeared as a prankster in the reality-TV show Hell Date in 2007 and 2008.


Lisa Yaro is a Nigerian-American singer-songwriter and actress best recognized for being a Grammy-nominated writer for her work on Mya’s 2016 R&B album Smoove Jones.

Who is Lisa Yaro?

Lisa Yaro is a Nigerian-born singer-songwriter who has worked with several ‘Grammy Award’-winning producers and artists. She is also an actress and producer. She has executive produced and appeared in several films and television series, including Chosen Kin Origins: New Breed (2018), It Comes (2020), and Asking For It (2021).

Yaro has an eponymous YouTube channel, where she publishes her originally composed music, comedic videos, and real-life experiences. Her YouTube channel has amassed over 214k subscribers and 63 million views as of December 2021.

Early Bio and Age 

Born on 8 February 1985 in Nigeria, Lisa Yaro’s age is 36 years as of 2021. She partially grew up in Nigeria and then relocated to the USA with her family at age eight. Growing up, she traveled the world and got fascinated by different cultures.

Yaro was a talented athlete from a very young age. After graduating high school, she attended the university with a full volleyball scholarship. She eventually developed an interest in music, and she got involved in music sessions at studios during her junior year of college.

Music

Yaro cut her chops in the music industry by attending music sessions and writing for artists and producers. She initially worked for free, hoping that her hustle and creativity would lead her to further opportunities. After working for free for countless hours, record producer Young Yonny introduced Yaro to singer-songwriter Mya and asked her to do a session with Mya. 

After their first project together, Yaro and Mya became friends. Yaro continued working with Mýa, which ultimately led her to a ‘Grammy Award’ nomination for her writing on Mya’s 2016 R&B album Smoove Jones.

Yaro later worked with several other ‘Grammy Award’-winning artists and producers. She has worked with renowned producers, including Will.I.Am and Jared Lee Gosselin, Musiq SoulChild, Brian Kennedy, Andre Harris, and Warryn Campbell. 

Yaro has been pursuing a music career for the past ten years. In November 2020, Yaro released a music video titled ‘BIKO,’ which features her seductive crooning and undeniable stage presence. On 22 April 2021, she released a new song titled ‘DOMITILLA.’

Acting and Producing

In addition to her successful music career, Yaro has also been an actress and producer. She first appeared on television as a contestant in the game show 12 corazones in 2005. She later appeared as a prankster in the reality-TV show Hell Date in 2007 and 2008.

Yaro made her big-screen debut as a news reporter in the 2007 film Reign Over Me. She later appeared in several other films, including Something Like a Business (2010), I Left My Girlfriend for Regina Jones (2019), London Mitchell’s Christmas (2019), and It Comes (2020). Yaro’s most recent film credit is Asking for It (2021), in which she portrayed the role of Angie Regina.

She also appeared in television series, including Played by Fame in 2009, Chosen Kin Origins: New Breed in 2018, and What Had Happened Was in 2020. She will be appearing in the upcoming television series BFF’S, which is in the production phase as of December 2021.

A partner of iSparked studios, Yaro has nearly a dozen films and television series producing credits. She was an executive producer for the television series Chosen Kin Originals and The Woods in 2017. She also executive produced the films, including The X Species (2018), It Comes (2020), and Asking for It (2021). Furthermore, she co-executive produced films with Inferno productions such as Pierre Jackson (2018) and I Left My Girlfriend for Regina Jones (2019).

Is Lisa Yaro Married?

As far as her social media platforms and public articles are consulted, there is zero evidence that hints at her life with a husband, boyfriend, or a possible partner. However, she has made many relationship videos with social media personality and content creator Bigg Jah such as “Why didn’t you tell me you had a son?, "When Your Exs Works For You," and "HIS DMs / @biggjah."

It turns out that Bigg Jah and Yaro are just friends. Jah got married in November 2021 and later wrote on his Instagram post, "SELDOM MAKE PERSONAL POST…………..HOWEVER…………I FOUND MY MRS. 2DAMAX!!!!."

Lisa Yaro on boyfriend videos with Bigg Jah
Lisa Yaro performs a sketch 'HIS DMs w/ @biggjah" on Youtube confronting a girl online who got in touch with her man (portrayed by Bigg Jahh) on Instagram (Photo: Yotube)

Net Worth

Though having a thriving career, the exact net worth of Yaro has been unknown as of 2021.

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