Mama aceste cântăreţe este de origine română.
"Ayọ was born as the fourth child of a Nigerian father and a Romanian mother in Cologne, Germany but as a baby lived for a short time in Nigeria. She has one sister and two brothers. When she was about six years old her mother became addicted to heroin and spent some time in jail. After her parents divorced, she and two of her siblings spent periods of time in care and with foster families. When she was fourteen she was considered old enough by the authorities to live with her father again."