Timaya Biography, Age, Income, House, Cars, Net Worth, and Career

Timaya Biography, Age, Income, House, Cars, Net Worth, and Career

Who is Timaya?

Timaya is a renowned Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is fondly called the Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa as a tribute to his roots, to which he has given a lot back. He became one of Nigeria’s most popular performers by turbocharging Nigerian pop with dancehall, hip-hop, and soca elements.

Dubbed the king of the Afro-Soca music genre, He is well known for his incredible blend of Afro-Caribbean/Dancehall music and other music genres. He is the founder of DM (Dem Mama) Records Limited, which he is also signed to.

Biography

Net Worth:$14 Million
Name:Timaya
Salary:$1.2 Million +
Monthly Income:$0.1 Million +
Date of Birth:August 15, 1980
Age:43 years old
Gender:Male
Weight:75 kg or 165 lbs
Profession:Nigerian singer
Nationality:Nigerian

Early Life

Inetimi Timaya Odon was (born on 15 August 1980) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He grew up in a large family, the youngest of fifteen children in Agip Estate, Port Harcourt. His father was a banker, and his mother was a trader.

Education

He attended Assemblies of God Nursery And Primary School for his early education. His secondary school education began at Nkpolu Oroworukwo in Port Harcourt.

He would often break house rules to attend late-night music events. Before he could graduate from school, his mother arranged to travel to Lagos with his older brother and older sister. After moving to the city, he gained admission into Lagos’ Ikeja Grammar School, where he eventually obtained a secondary school certificate.

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He later returned to Port Harcourt to study Banking and Finance at the tertiary level. However, he performed poorly in examinations and dropped out after the first semester.

Career

Timaya returned to Lagos to join Eedris Abdulkareem’s hip-hop group as a backup vocalist. After three years of working for Eedris, left the group to focus on his solo career.

He began to record collaborations with fellow up-and-coming artists and made his first cameo appearance in an unreleased music video by UDX, a Lagos-based rap group. He subsequently met producer Obaksolo in Mafoluku, Oshodi, who produced his first major hit record, “Dem Mama,” after hearing him perform the a cappella version.

His first solo career single, “Dem Mama,” was an account of the massacre in his community, Odi. The song appeared on his debut album, ‘True Story’ released the following year to critical acclaim. His sophomore album “Gift and Grace” was released in 2008. He gained further visibility and international prominence through his third studio album, “De Rebirth,” released in partnership with Black Body Entertainment, with its lead single, “Plantain Boy.” Both were commercially successful as they took over airwaves within and outside Nigeria.

Discography

Albums

True Story (2007)
Gift And Grace (2008)
De Rebirth (2010)
LLNP Long Life N Prosperity (2011)
Upgrade (2012)
Epiphany (2014)
Chulo Vibes EP (2019)
Gratitude 2020

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Singles

Ekoloma Demba (Epiphany) – 2014
Bow Down (Epiphany) – 2014
Gbagam (Epiphany) – 2014
Lai Lai (Epiphany) – 2014
Sanko (Single) – 2014
Ukwu (Single) – 2014
I concur (Single Produced by Killertunes) – 2015
Amayanabo (Single) – 2015
Some more (Single) – 2015
I like the way (Single) – 2016
Bang Bang (Single) – 2016
Money featuring Flavour (Single) – 2016
2 Stoopid (Single) – 2019
2021″Eff All Day” (featuring Phyno)

Awards

Nigeria Music Awards
2008: Album of the Year, True Story

The Headies
2008: Best Reggae/Dancehall Album, True Story
2009: Best Reggae/Dancehall Album, Gift and Grace
2009: Best Collaboration, “Good or Bad” (with J. Martins and P-Square)
2010: Best Collaboration, “Kokoroko” (with Kefee)

Afrotainment-Museke Online African Music Awards
2011:Best Afro-Dancehall song, “Plantain Boy.”

AFRIMMA
Afrimma 2017 Dancehall Act of the Year (Won)

Personal Life

Timaya attends Living Faith Church, aka Winners Chapel. He is blessed with three lovely children, a boy, and two girls. He lives in the luxurious mansion he built at Lekki, Lagos.

He had two kids, Emmanuella Odon and Gracey Odon’s girlfriend, Barbara Nwaokolo. He once dated Empress Njamah. He had one of his children, Maya Odon, from his previous relationship.

His fleet of exotic and expensive cars reflects how God has blessed him through his music. His cars are a Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG, Range Rover Sport 2013, Range Rover Sport 2016, Mercedes-Benz GLE, and Lexus SUV 2015. Asides from the cars and his house, he has other assets, especially landed properties.

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Real NameInetimi Timaya Odon
Nick Name:Timaya
Birth Place:Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Date Of Birth/Birthday:15 August 1980
Age/How Old:42 years old 
Height/How Tall:In Centimetres – N/A
In Feet and Inches – N/A
Weight:In Kilograms – 75 kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs.
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Brown
Education:Ikeja Grammar School
Religion:N/A
Nationality:Nigerian
Zodiac Sign:Leo
Gender:Male
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Kids/Children Name:Emmanuella, Gracey, Emmanuel, Maya
Profession:Nigerian singer
Net Worth:$14 Million

Age

Timaya is 43 years of age. He was born on 15 August 1980.

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Net Worth

Timaya, is a multiple award-winning Nigerian singer and songwriter, with an estimated net worth of $14 million. He is an A-list Nigerian music artist who has spent over a decade in the entertainment business.

People Also Ask For FAQs

What is the net worth of Timaya?

Timaya, is a multiple award-winning Nigerian singer and songwriter, with an estimated net worth of $14 million.

How old is Timaya now?

Timaya is 43 years of age. He was born on 15 August 1980.

Where did Timaya come from?

Inetimi Timaya Odon was (born on 15 August 1980) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He grew up in a large family, the youngest of fifteen children in Agip Estate, Port Harcourt. His father was a banker, and his mother was a trader.

Where can I download Timaya music?

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What happened to Timaya recently?

Music star Timaya has been arrested following an alleged hit and run. An Instagram user @Whyte_26 Osinubi Omowumi on Wednesday accused the Ukwu singer of ramming his car into her sister after she challenged him for damaging her car.

How much does Timaya make annually?

Timaya earns an estimated salary of $1.2 Million per Year.

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