Seyi Shay Net Worth: $2.1 Million USD




Seyi Shay is a female Nigerian artiste born in Tottenham, London in England. She has performaned with Neyo during MTV Base Award event, Africa. She's one of the richest female artiste with a net worth of $2.1 Million.
She signed an endorsement deals worth millions of naira with Etisalat in November 2013. She has also signed contracts and deals with brands like Bacardi Breezed and Pepsi.

She emerged the lead singer for "From Above", a defunct pop girl band. Her debut studio album, Seyi or Shay was released in November 2015. A record deal was signed with Island Records in July 2015.

Seyi Shay was born as Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua on December 21st, 1985. She has written and produced 3 songs for Konami's Video Game, Crime Life: Gang Wars soundtrack. She has written punchline songs like "White Lies" and "You Will See".

She was born and brought up in London, England. Her Dad is an Ife man and her Mother was from the Nothern parts of Nigeria. She has 3 siblings (two boys and a girl). She attended Command High School in Lagos State.

She completed her undergraduate studies in London. Her sister was a TV music composer for and her mother, a chorister. This influenced her music interest and love for music.

Seyi began singing and performing when she was 6 years old. She was also part of her school choir in secondary school. Say went to study music ahead in a UK college and business management at the University of East London.

Seyi Shay's vision as a musician skyrocketed after she was signed into "No Apology", her first record label. She created a music band called "Boadicea" which comprised of 5 girls in 2006.

They went apart after 24 months of being together. At this time, Seyi went on to take part in the United Kingdom singing audition, "From Above". She became lead vocalist for the defunct Boadicea crew which was made up of five girls after the auditioning was over. They five girls (Boadicea band) got signed after a performance into Knowles management company.

The crew was taken overboard to Houston for vocal and choreographic training. They backed Beyouncé in the United Kingdom while she was there for "I Am" World Tour. They had their reality show airing in about 166 Countries. Their reality show was called "Breaking From Above".

The crew that was form went apart later, leaving Seyi with a chance to further her deal with Matthew Knowles. It also gave her the chance to sign a recording deal with Sony.

She joined Flytime Music at a time when an offer was given to her from the team and She has worked with topnotch stars like Justin Timberlake, Darey, H-Money, Brian Michael Cox, Bital and more.


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