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Jan 29, 2024
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Timaya Net Worth: Timaya who also refer to himself as “Egberi papa 1 Of Bayelsa” is award winning Nigerian creative, Talented and intelligent singer, songwriter, entertainer, philanthropist and a recording artist. as of the time of this post Timaya Net Worth is estimated at $8.5 million dollars.

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  • Full Name: Inetimi Timaya Odon
  • Birth Date: born on 15 August 1977
  • Birth Place: Port-Harcourt
  • Nick Name: Timaya or Egberi papa one of Bayelsa
  • Religion: Christian
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Ethnicity: Ijaw
  • Education: N/A
  • Horoscope: N/A
  • Father’s Name: Updating Soon
  • Mother’s Name: Updating Soon
  • Siblings: Updating Soon
  • Age: 43-Year-Old
  • Height: 1.65M
  • Weight: N/A
  • Shoe Size : N/A
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color : Brown
  • Body Measurement: N/A
  • Marital Status: Not Married but engaged to mother of his kids
  • Children: Blessed with kids
  • Profession: Singer, songwriter, record label boss
  • Stats: Active
  • Net Worth: $8.5 million dollars
  • Salary: Updating Soon

Timaya Biography

Inetimi Timaya Odon was born on 15 August 1977 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He grew up as part of a large family; Timaya happened to be the youngest of fifteen children.

His father was a banker and his mother was a trader. Timaya, attended Assemblies of God Nursery And Primary School. His secondary school education began at Nkpolu Oroworukwo in Port Harcourt. He would often break house rules to attend late-night music events. Before Timaya could graduate from school, his mother moved him and two other children to Lagos. After moving to the city of Lagos, he gained admission into Lagos’ Ikeja Grammar School, where he eventually obtained his West Africa Senior school certificate.

Timaya Net Worth And Biography.

Timaya later returned to Port Harcourt to study Banking and Finance at tertiary-level, however, due to his poor performance in examinations, He 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.

Timaya Net Worth And Biography.

He subsequently met producer Oba-ksolo in Mafoluku, Oshodi, who produced his first major hit record “Dem Mama” after hearing him perform the a cappella version. He worked with Namse Udosen (Menthol X) on the track “Pomporo” on his first album, True Story.

Timaya Net Worth And Biography.

Describing the song in an interview posted on August 2013, Timaya said: “‘Dem Mama’ was an account of the 1999 destruction of Odi, a river side community in Niger Delta. Soldiers were hunting down militants they alleged killed eight policemen. The village was burnt down and numerous people killed. I bravely tackled the issue years later and won instant street credibility for my boldness.

In 2008, the album titled Gift and Grace was released into stores nationwide. Timaya won two awards in 2008: “Album of the Year” at Nigeria Music Awards and “Best Reggae/Dancehall album” at the Headies Awards. He also received two awards “Best Reggae/Dancehall album” for Gift and Grace and “Best Collaboration” for his feature on J Martins’ “Good or Bad (O Wey)” at the 2009 edition of The Headies.

Timaya Net Worth And Biography.

Two years later, Timaya released his third album, De Rebirth and its success-themed lead single “Plantain Boy”. The album’s production was handled by Akeem D Beat, Phyno, Flux, M-Yire, Jay Sleek, N.D, Jesse Jagz, and Obaksolo. Timaya collaborated with guest artists, including 2face Idibia, TJ 2Solo, Allenian, Konga, Lanre, M.I, TJ, and Wrecoba. In 2010, he appeared on the song “Kokoroko” by female gospel artist Kefee, which went on to win in the “Best Collaboration” category at the 2010 Headies Awards.,

In November 2011, Timaya released LLNP (Long Life And Prosperity), a collaborative album with his crew, Dem Mama Soldiers. On 25 June 2012, Timaya released a 14-track album titled “Upgrade”, which produced notable hits “Bum-Bum”, “Sexy Ladies”, “Bum Bum” and “Malonogede”.

Timaya Net Worth And Biography.

In 2014, he released his fifth studio album, titled “EPIPHANY. The album was a 20-tracker, with global hits, such as “Bum Bum Remix” (featuring Dancehall A-Lister, Sean Paul), “Sanko”, and “Ukwu”. It also featured 2baba, Patoranking, Olamide, Sir Shina Peters, Deethi, Phyno and Terry G.

After 5 years of releasing singles, and touring, Timaya released an EP titled Chulo Vibes (2019). This project featured collaborations from East African artist Alikiba, Trinidadian Soca Legend Machel Montano and Nigeria’s Burna Boy.

Timaya is the founder, first manager and the CEO of Dem mama Records, which he Named after one of his popular debut of 2005.


  • True Story – 2007
  • Gift and Grace – 2008
  • De Rebirth – 2010
  • LLNP Long Life N Prosperity – 2011
  • Upgrade – 2012
  • Epiphany – 2014

Timaya’s Endorsements.

  • The Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace (IIFWP) appointed Timaya as a Peace Ambassador in 2011.
  • Glo appointed Timaya as its brand ambassador in October 2016, Due to his success in Musical career.

Timaya House

Timaya’s house in Lekki with an estimated N250 million, his house is one of it knid, with a personal studio and a swimming-pool, and with latest furniture and interior design.

Timaya Cars

Just Like every others celebrity would do, Timaya has a fleet of exotic cars in his possession, most notable ones among Timaya’s Cars are listed below;

Timaya Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG N55million, Timaya Bentley Continental GT N72million, Timaya Range Rover Sport 2013 N17million, Timaya Range Rover Sport 2016 N19million, Timaya Mercedes-Benz GLE N25million, Timaya Lexus SUV GX269 N13million, Timaya Porsche 911 N42million and many other he gift out.

Timaya Net Worth

Timaya is currently one of the richest and the most influential artist in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $8.5 million dollar, this is directly from his musics, his record label, endorsement deals and his other personal business.

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