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Timaya net worth

What is Timaya net worth ?

Timaya was born on 15th August, 1977 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He is a singer, song writer and performer. Timaya net worth is estimated as $10 million as 2020.

Timaya is known in real life as Inetimi Timaya Odon

He is the founder of DM Records Limited. His solo career began in 2005 with the release of “Dem Mama”, which also appeared on his debut album.

In 2012, Timaya released Upgrade, which spawned hits “Bum Bum”, “Sexy Ladies”, and “Malonogede”. To date, his work has earned him several notable awards and nominations including four Headies Awards wins, 2 AFRIMMA Awards wins, one Nigeria Music Award and an NEA Award.

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Timaya Profile

He grew up as part of a large family; the youngest of fifteen children in Agip Estate, Port Harcourt. His father was a banker and his mother was a trader.

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

Before Timaya could graduate from school, his mother arranged for him to travel with his older brother and older sister to Lagos.

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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Timaya later returned to Port Harcourt to study Banking and Finance at tertiary-level, however, he performed poorly in examinations and dropped out after first semester. He then moved back to Lagos to join Eedris Abdulkareem’s hiphop group as a backup vocalist.

After three years working for Eedris, Timaya departed from 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

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Timaya Net worth

Timaya is estimated to be $10 million in net worth. His main source of income is through music. He has received millions of views on his digital music streaming platforms. Timaya music is played across the African continent and beyond. He has released a total of 7 studio albums and several singles.