Timaya Biography, Music Career, Top Songs, Awards Won, Girlfriend, Net worth and More

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By Kenneth Kiplagat

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How Old and Where is Timaya from?
Artist as Singer-Songwriter: Timaya
Name: Enetemi Alfred Odom
Date of Birth: 15th of August, 1980
Other Names: Dem Mama Soldier, Egberipapa 1
Genre: Ragga, hip hop, Dancehall, afrobeat
Networth: $13 million (infoprong.com 2019)

Timaya is from Nigerian singer and songwriter hailing from Bayelsa State in Niger Delta. Also the founder of DM Records Limited, initial home for Runtown and Patoranking.


Timaya's Music Career
He started as a BGV for the Lagos based rap group, UDX singer before hitting the limelight with his song ‘Dem Mama’ in Lagos with producer K-Solo.

Timaya Education
Timaya schooled in in Port Harcourt at the Assemblies of God Nursery and primary school then joined Nkolu Oroworukwo secondary school.

Timaya Family
Timaya has three children namely Emma, Gracey and Emmanuel. Timayas mom is Mrs. Alfred Odom.
Timaya Honours
In 2011, Timaya was appointed a Peace Ambassador by the Inter religious and International Federation for World Peace (IIFWP).

Timaya's 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

Timaya's Awards and Nominations

Afrotainment-Museke Online African Music Awards
2011:Best Afro-Dancehall song, " Plantain Boy" (Won)[52]

Nigeria Music Awards
2008: Album of the Year, True Story (Won)
The Headies
2008: Best Reggae/Dancehall Album, True Story (Won)
2009: Best Reggae/Dancehall Album, Gift and Grace (Won)
2009: Best Collaboration, "Good or Bad" (with J. Martins and P-Square) (Won)
2009: Artiste of the Year (Nominated)
2010: Best Collaboration, "Kokoroko" (with Kefee) (Won)

Nigeria Entertainment Awards
2014: Indigenous Artist of the Year (Nominated)

Afrimma 2015 Best Dancehall Artist (Nominated)
Afrimma 2016 Best Dancehall Act of the Year (Nominated)
Afrimma 2017 Dancehall Act of the Year (Won)
Afrimma 2018 Best African Reggae/Dancehall Act (Nominated)
Grammy 2018
Morgan Heritage’s Reggae Night (Global Remix) off the album Avrakedabra

Timaya Cars
Porsche 911 Carrera (~₦42 million)
2 Range Rover Sports (₦84 million - ₦90 million)
Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG (₦60 million - ₦85 million)
Mercedes-Benz GLE (₦20 million - ₦22 million)
Bentley Continental GT (~₦76 million)
Lexus LX570 2015 (₦29,000,000 - ₦39,000,000)
Used Lexus GX 460 (₦25 million - ₦42 million)

Timaya House of Residence
Timaya has a mansion worth ₦250 million at Lekki, Lagos State


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