Birth Name: Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin
Place of Birth: Frechen, Germany
Date of Birth: 14 September, 1980
*Yoruba Nigerian (father)
Ayọ is a Nigerian and German singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born in Frechen, near Cologne, Germany, to a Yoruba Nigerian father from the Ondo State, and a Romani mother who was born in Romania.
She considers herself an “AfroGyspy.”
She has three children, including two with her former husband, German/Sierra Leone singer Patrice Bart-Williams.
Source: http://www.deutschlandfunk.de (in German)