Seyi Shay Biography, Age, Songs, Husband, Baby, Net Worth, and Career

Seyi Shay Biography, Age, Songs, Husband, Baby, Net Worth, and Career

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua, better known by her stage name Seyi Shay, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress. She wrote and produced three songs for Konami’s video game Crime Life: Gang Wars’ soundtrack. She also wrote the song “You Will See,” which appeared on Melanie C’s third studio album Beautiful Intentions.

Biography

Date of BirthDecember 21, 1985
Age37 years old
Place of BirthEngland
CountryUnited Kingdom
ProfessionWorld Music Singer
HoroscopeSagittarius
Net Worth$3 million

Early Life

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua (Born December 2, 1985), professionally known as Seyi Shay (pronounced Shay-yee Shay), is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress.

Shay was born and raised in Tottenham, London, England, to Nigerian parents. Her mother was from Northern Nigeria, and her father is a native of Ife. She has two elder brothers and an elder sister.

Seyi Shay Biography, Age, Songs, Husband, Baby, Net Worth, and Career

She and her siblings were raised by their single mother. Shay grew up in a Christian home. She often felt like a single child during her adolescence as she is the single child between her mother and father.

Education

She started visiting Nigeria when she was two years old and eventually attended the Command High School in Maryland, Lagos.

She went back to London to complete her undergraduate studies, where she also attended and graduated from the University of East London with a BA in Music business management.

Career

Members of her household influenced Seyi Shay’s interest in music. Her late mother was a chorister, her sister used to compose songs for the BBC, and her brother was a prominent club and radio DJ in London. Shay joined her secondary school choir and started performing at 6.

Seyi Shay Biography, Age, Songs, Husband, Baby, Net Worth, and Career

She performed for the London Community Gospel Choir during their world tour, which included 13 cities in Japan. In an interview with Lanre Odukoya of Thisday, Shay said that her mother wasn’t a staunch supporter of her musical ambitions.

Seyi Shay Ft. Kizz Daniel & Dj Neptune

Moreover, her mother wanted her to become a doctor or lawyer. Before departing the Earth, her mother told her to focus on her music career and put God first.

Her music career took up when she signed her first-ever record deal with No Apologies, a record company affiliated with Sir George Martin (commonly referred to as the “Fifth Beatle”). In 2006, Shay formed a girl band in the UK called Boadicea; they were managed by Ron Tom, the founder and manager of All Saints and Sugababes.

She was introduced to Sound Sultan during her visit to London in 2011. After listening to some of her demos, Sultan convinced her to relocate to Nigeria and pursue her musical career there.

In addition to meeting Sultan, she also was introduced to Cecil Hammond of Fly Time Promotions. Hammond signed her to his record label Fly time Music and decided to launch her solo career in Nigeria.

Seyi Shay Biography, Age, Songs, Husband, Baby, Net Worth, and Career

In 2013, Shay left Fly time Music and told Vanguard newspaper that she had joined the label to promote her brand. Seyi also said that while signed to the record label, Seyi Shay was very much in control of her brand. Moreover, she said she still has a relationship with the title.

Shay released her debut studio album, Seyi or Shay, in November 2015. Work on the album started as early as 2013. Shay worked with several producers in Nigeria, including Jay Sleek, Tee Y Mix, Del B, and Cobhams Asuquo. On 11 August 2011, she released “Loving Your Way” and “No Le Le,” two promotional singles that helped launch her singing career in Nigeria.

Discography

Albums

Seyi or Shay (2015)
Big Girl (2021)

EP

Electric Package (2018)

Singles

2011: Loving Your Way
2011: No Le Le
2012: Irawo
2012: Irawo (Remix) (featuring Vector)
2013: Chante (featuring Ajuju)
2013: Chairman (featuring Kcee)
2013: Killin’ Me Softly (featuring Timaya)
2013: Ragga Ragga”
2014: Murda (featuring Patoranking and Shaydee)
2015: Crazy (featuring Wizkid)
2015: Jangilova
2015: Right Now
2016: Pack and Go (featuring Olamide )
2018: Ko Ma Roll (featuring Harmonize)

Filmography

2018: Lara and the Beat

Awards

2013: City People Entertainment Awards – Best New Musician of the Year (Female)
2019: The Headies – Best R&B Single

Personal Life, Daughter, and Relationships

Sometime in 2019, Seyi Shay got engaged, but along the line, the wedding was cut off, and she broke up with her supposed husband–to–be. Due to her man cheating on her with another lady. Seyi Shay is currently a single mum and rumored to be engaged to her baby daddy.

My Greatest hit, Glory be to God: Singer, Seyi Shay welcomes her first child (photo)



In April 2022, British-Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress, Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua, professionally known as Seyi Shay, welcomed her first child.

Seyi took to her social media to reveal that she had finally put to bed her bouncing baby girl and she is her greatest hit ever.

Recall some months back the Nigerian singer revealed she was expecting her first child with her fiance whom she is yet to make public, this was also coincidental to the timely release of the studio album titled Big Girl.

Seyi wrote;

My Greatest hit… Glory be to God

Seyi Shay Biography, Age, Songs, Husband, Baby, Net Worth, and Career

Media Controversies

Tiwa Savage and Seyi Shay fight at the Salon in Lagos (Video)

Back in 2021, Nigerian female singers, Tiwa Savage and Seyi Shay exchanged heated words at a celebrity salon in Lekki, Lagos.

According to Tunde Ednut, It all happened just now. Seyi Shay walked up to Tiwa to say hi and Tiwa wasn’t having it after all the insults she (Tiwa) has received from Seyi Shay and Victoria Kimani over the years. (READ IT HERE).

Tiwa says to her “Don’t say hi to me ever. Let sleeping Dogs lie. Shey you blocked me on Instagram, block me in real life too. We are not friends”. Watch the video here.

Dating with Wizkid

Media houses, blogs, and tabloids also claimed that Seyi Shay and Wizkid were dating, but this has only remained a rumor and has not been verified by any of them.

Nigerian celebrity, Seyi Shay opens up on her nude pictures

In 2020, Seyi Shay’s private photos got leaked on her official Instagram page, the Leaking nude pictures can go well with some people and otherwise to some people.

Nigerian celebrity, Seyi Shay opens up on her nude pictures (video)

And Seyi Shay bounced and hit the bull in the eye about her leaked nude pictures.

A few weeks ago, there was a set of pictures seen on the singer’s official Instagram page.

And the picture however got people asking and talking because she is not of such a type.

The pictures went viral on the internet in minutes and everyone was surprised to see them.

Seyi Shay Biography, Age, Songs, Husband, Baby, Net Worth, and Career

This kind of action is not common among Nigerians but is seen among whites.

Foreign artists and musicians most times love to sell their voices with their sexy appearances.

And it always pays off for them anytime and every day.

When Seyi Shay tried that, all tongues were on her for this kind of attitude.

Her manager however quickly issued a counter statement saying the account was hacked.

Everyone could not believe it because the leaked nude pictures were taken in the bedroom.

In a video session, Seyi Shay confessed how some Nigerian celebrities called her for her actions.

“You don’t know what you have done will push the music industry forward”. Someone says.

Social Media

Follow Seyi Shay on all her social media platforms:

Instagram
Facebook
Twitter

Net Worth

Seyi Shay is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, actress, and currently one of the richest female musicians, with an estimated net worth of $3 million. Nigerian music legend Seyi Shay is undoubtedly one of the most impressive singers in the industry, churning out hit after hit to dominate the charts.

People Also Ask FAQs

what is Seyi Shay Net Worth?

Seyi Shay is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, actress, and currently one of the richest female musicians, with an estimated net worth of $3 million.

How old is Seyi Shay?

Seyi Shay is 37 Years old. Born on 21 December 1985.

Does Seyi Shay have a child?

In April 2022, British-Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress, Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua, professionally known as Seyi Shay, welcomed her first child.
Seyi took to her social media to reveal that she had finally put to bed her bouncing baby girl and she is her greatest hit ever.

Is Shay Shay married?

Sometime in 2019, Seyi Shay got engaged, but along the line, the wedding was cut off, and she broke up with her supposed husband–to–be. Due to her man cheating on her with another lady. Seyi Shay is currently a single mum and rumored to be engaged to her baby daddy.

Is Seyi Shay a Nigerian?

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua (born Oluwaseyi Joshua; 21 December 1985), professionally known as Seyi Shay (pronounced Shay-yee Shay), is a British-Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress.

Is Seyi Shay a mother?

Nigerian singer-songwriter, Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua, popularly known as Seyi Shay took to Instagram to celebrate her first mother’s day with her baby girl. The excited new mum in a series of videos she shared on her Instastory gushed about her daughter and how cute she is.



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