yemi mobolede is a Nigerian-American politician, entrepreneur and businessman. He was recently elected Mayor of Colorado Springs, Colorado in the 2023 election. Yemi is the first black mayor to be elected in the state of Colorado.
In a historic turn of events, Yemi Mbolede will assume the coveted role of the African-American elected mayor of Colorado Springs. Notably, his victory came after routing Republican contender Wayne Williams in Tuesday’s decisive runoff election.
This momentous achievement takes on even more significance as Mobolede will be the first non-Republican in the city’s mayoral election history to hold the coveted position. Colorado Springs, the second largest city in Colorado, is renowned as a conservative stronghold, which makes this win even more notable.
Yemi was born on February 12, 1979, in Lagos, Nigeria and grew up with three siblings, two younger sisters and an older brother. He comes from a very traditional Nigerian family. His parents are of African descent. He has not published the names of his parents online. His mother was a high school student and his father worked in finance at ExxonMobil. His family immigrated to the United States in 1996 and settled in Colorado in 2010.
Yemi completed her college education in the United States. Yami attended a local high school. He attended Bethel College and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Computer Information Systems. In 2006 he graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a Master of Science in Management and Leadership. He later received a Master of Arts in Intellectual Leadership from AW Tozer Theological Seminary in 2015.
Yemi Mobolede Career
Yemi holds a degree in Leadership and Business Administration. After moving to Colorado Springs in 2010, he started three small businesses. He founded a church within the Christian and Missionary Alliance and became a pastor and church planner. First he was a community leader and civil servant. He served as a local missionary. Yemi has also co-founded two restaurants. He started earning well in the restaurant.
He initially served as pastor at the First Presbyterian Church of Colorado Springs. Yemi Mbolede served for three years from 2015 to 2017. He was the former CEO and co-founder of COSILoveYou, where he worked from 2015 to 2018. In 2017, he became the Vice President of Corporate Retention at the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. He worked there till 2019. He then served as the Small Business Development Manager for Colorado Spring from 2019 to 2022.
Yemi has also worked as a Consultant Business Coach at Niche Coaching & Consulting. He is also the co-founder and co-owner of Good Neighbors Meeting House LLC. In November 2013 he co-founded The Wild Goose Meeting House. Yami has a successful business career. He has played a big role in the success of many companies. Following his success, he became a household name in Colorado Springs.
He tried his luck in politics. In 2022, Yemi announced his candidacy for Mayor of Colorado Springs for the 2023 election. Fortunately, Yemi won the election and was elected mayor on May 16, 2023. He defeated fellow candidate Wayne W. Williams in the general election campaign. He got 57% of the votes. There were 12 other candidates in the election. He replaced Mayor John Suthers. Yemi will be the 42nd mayor of Colorado Springs.
Yemi Mobolede Biography
|date of birth
|February 12, 1979
|Age (by 2023)
|Bethel University, Indiana Wesleyan University
|feet in inches – 5 feet 10 inches – in centimeters – 177 cm
|in kilograms – 88 kg – in pounds – 194 pounds
Yemi Mobolede Family
|Who is Yemi Mbolede’s wife?
Yami is married to Abhay Mobolade Gochnaur. Both married in November 2012. Abhay is a full time nurse educator. She works at Pikes Peak State College. Earlier she was an English teacher.
The couple has three children. He has a daughter and two sons. The eldest son is Dawit Blessing Mobolade, who was adopted by the couple in 2017. The younger son is Zion and the daughter is Tumi Mobolade.
Yemi Mobolede net worth
Yami is a successful businesswoman with multiple sources of income. He has accumulated a lot of money, mainly through his businesses. While we currently do not have exact numbers to give her estimated net worth or net worth, we will update them as soon as we have news from reliable sources.