Ade Obayomi
S5 Ade Obayomi
Season Season 5
Birthday December 6, 1988
Age 29
Hometown Peoria, Arizona
So You Think You Can Dance Profile
Age during Season 20
Dance style Contemporary
Partner(s) Melissa Sandvig
Janette Manrara
Jeanine Mason
Placement Top 6
All-Star Profile
Season(s) as all-star Season 7 and Season 11
Adetokunbo Isaac Kayode "Ade" Obayomi (born December 6, 1988) is a Contemporary dancer. He competed during fifth season of So You Think You Can Dance and placed in the Top 6.


Obayomi began dancing at the age of 6. After graduating from Corona Del Sol High School, he earned a scholarship to Chapman University in Southern California, where in addition to dance, he studied sound engineering. Early on in his dance career, Obayomi toured with the film, 'A Diva's Christmas Carol' and competed in contemporary, jazz and African dance competitions nationwide.

So You Think You Can DanceEdit

To see all of Ade Obayomi's performances from Season 5, click here.


Ade has continued to earn spots as a dancer for Beyonce and Alicia Keys. He participated in the SYTYCD National Tour and Alicia Keys' World Tour and can be seen currently in Rihanna's "Hard" music video.




Other InformationEdit

  • Ade likes to read, draw, or play soccer in his spare time.
  • He is also a part-time musician and has signed in with the Record Label Okada Music Group.