Inetimi Timaya Odon popularly known as Timaya was born on 15th August, 1977 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He is a Nigerian singer, song writer and a performer. His rapid growth in the music industry has gained him recognition in Nigerian and other parts of the world. Currently,Timaya’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million.
Timaya Profile Overview
|Real Name:||Inetimi Timaya Odon|
|Birthday:||15th August, 1977|
|Place of Birth:||Port Harcourt, Nigeria|
|Occupation:||Singer, Song writer|
|Net Worth:||$10 Million (N3,875,000,000)|
Timaya started his career in 2012 when he released his debut album, an album which was graced with a hit song titled “Dem Mama”. The song won him public recognition because of the message he was trying to pass across. Today, Timaya is the founder of DM Records Limited and his hard work has won him numerous nominations and awards. He has 4 Headies Awards, 2 AFRIMMA Awards,1 Nigerian Music Award and a NEP Award.
Timaya comes from an extended family where he happens to be the 15th child in Agip Estate, Port Harcourt. His parents were both workers, his father was a bank while his mother was a trader. He had his elementary school at Assemblies of God Nursary and Primary School and part of his secondary education at Nkpolu Oruworukwo in Port Harcourt.
Prior to his graduation in secondary school, his mother sent him to Lagos where he stayed with his elder bother and sister. He then enrolled into Lagos Ikeja Grammar School where he came out with his secondary school certificate.
After his secondary education at Lagos, Timaya returned to Port Harcourt to read Banking and Finance at the university but however, he couldnt measure up academically so he dropped after first semester. He left for Lagos where he join Eedris Abdulkareem’s hip hop group helping vocalist.
He left the group to start his own music career where he began his collaboration with other artists. He first appeared himself in a song a Lagos based rapper by name UDX couldn’t release. He later met Obaksolo a producer in Mafoluku, Oshodi, who after hearing his accapella version, produced his first major song “Dem Mama”.
Timaya Net worth
Timaya’s main source of income is music. He has over millions of views on his digital music streaming. His music has gone above the walls of Nigeria and its now listened to be other countries of the world. His net worth is estimated to be $10 million.