Ade Obayomi
Season Season 5
Birth date December 6, 1988
Hometown Orange County, California
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Genre Contemporary
Partner(s) Melissa Sandvig
Janette Manrara
Jeanine Mason
Placement Top 6
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Season(s) as all-star Season 7 and Season 11

Adetokunbo Isaac Kayode "Ade" Obayomi was a contestant on season 5 of So You Think You Can Dance. His genre is contemporary. He was eliminated on July 30, 2009.


Ade 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.

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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.




  • 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.