Timaya is a Nigerian musician and songwriter. He’s known for several hit singles and albums including “True Story”, “Epiphany” and “Upgraded”. Timaya has also won countless musical awards and has millions of fans in Nigeria alone. He’s regarded as one of the richest Nigerian musicians and also one of the most influential Naija singers today. This post is about the net worth of Timaya, his biography and career line.
Timaya Net Worth: Biography, Profile & Age
BIRTH NAME: Enetimi Alfred Odon
BIRTH DATE: 15th August, 1980
STYLE RATING: 6.4%
DISPLAY NAME: Timaya
NET WORTH: $10 Million Dollars
ENDORSEMENT DEALS: Hennessey, MTN, Globacom
Timaya Net Worth
Timaya has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars. He’s a popular Nigerian musician who has released lots and lots of hit singles. Timaya warns mainly from music sales, endorsement deals, personal business ventures, and show bookings.
In past times, he signed multimillion naira endorsement deals with Globacom (an endorsement deal rumoured to be worth N87 million naira), Hennessey, and South Africa headquartered telecommunications network – MTN. As a very famous Nigerian musician, he’s paid millions of naira to perform at an event. He also gets paid by individuals and brands to publish promotional content on his social media pages.
Timaya was birthed as Enetimi Alfred Odon on the 15th of August, 1980. He is fondly called the Egberi Papa One of Bayalsa state. He was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria. He was the last of fifteen children in the family. His father was a banker, and his mother was into the business of trade. He rounded off nursery and primary schooling at Assemblies of God Nursery and Primary School.
Later on, he attended the Nkpolu Oroworukwo school in Port Harcourt, where he acquired second school education. In school, Timaya was a very active student who engaged in extracurricular activities and gave bullies no face. In Port Harcourt, Timaya would infringe on house rules to be at nightclubs due to his growing love for music.
Due to this behaviour, his parents withdrew him from his secondary school and sent him to live with his older siblings in Lagos state, Nigeria. There in Lagos, he attended the Ikeja Grammar School and rounded off secondary school with his SSCE certificate.
He returned to Port Harcourt after schooling in Lagos to continue his education in a tertiary institution. After making his Jamb, he got admitted into the Rivers State College of Arts and Science. He dropped out after the first semester exams because of his very poor performance academically. Timaya had his focus on entertainment, and soon enough, he would work with Eedris Abdulkareem’s hip hop group.
After being with the group for three good years, he went on a lone journey in pursuit of a solo musical career. His debut cameo appearance was in a video by a Lagos-based rap crew that never got released. In 2005, his journey into music in Nigeria began with the release of an hit single titled “Dem Mama”.
The single became the lead single of his debut album – True Story. In 2008, he released his second album titled “Gift and Grace”. He later released a third album titled “De Rebirth”, and in 2014, one of his best ever album, “Epiphany”, was released. Timaya is at the moment, unmarried, but has two beautiful kids from his babymama, Barbara.
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