Omah Lay Biography, Early Life, Education, Career, Age, Songs, Net Worth, Record Label, Wikipedia, Personal Life, Awards, Nominations, Girlfriend, State Of Origin, Wife, Albums

Omah Lay Biography

Born in Nigeria on May 19, 1997, Stanley Omah Didia is a singer and composer better known by his stage name, Omah Lay. Early in 2020, after his self-produced song “Bad Influence” went viral on social media, he became well-known.

Omah Lay Biography
Omah Lay Biography
Born: 19 May 1997 (age 25 years old), Port Harcourt
Nationality: Nigerian
Category: Singer
Other names: Lil King
Full name: Omah Stanley Didia
Occupation: singer, songwriter, record producer
Years active: 2019-present
Spouse(s): N/A
Partner(s): Gloria ‘Bayraychee’ Eberechi
Parent(s): N/A
Children: N/A
Origin: Rivers State
Genres: Afrobeat
Net Worth: $849000
Labels: KeyQaad • Sire Records • Warner Music Group
Associated acts: Ckay , JoeBoy , Mr Eazi , Rema , Sarkodie

Omah Lay’s Net Worth

Omah Lay's Net Worth
Omah Lay’s Net Worth

The estimated value of Omah Lay’s net worth is $849000 (N424 million Naira). He is one of the most successful and well-known musicians.

Omah Lay’s Early Life

Omah Lay's Early life
Omah Lay’s Early Life

Growing up, Stanley Omah Didia lived in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. His birthplace is Egbeda, Emohua, Rivers Local Government Area, Rivers State. He was born on May 19, 1997. Before attending the University of Port Harcourt, he completed his high school education at Rivers State Comprehensive High School. He is from a musical family; before his passing in 1977, his grandfather performed on instruments with the singer Celestine Ukwu. Lay’s dad was a drummer.


Omah Lay Career

Omah Lay Career
Omah Lay Career

Omah Lay was once a member of a rap trio known as “Lil King.” Later, he turned his attention to songwriting and music production, for which he received little credit. In April 2019, he released “Do Not Disturb” as a result. A month later, “Hello Brother” was released.

In June 2019, he signed with KeyQaad as a record label and took a seven-month hiatus. He worked on his debut EP, Get Layd, during that time. “I started working on it in August of 2019,” he said to OkayAfrica. I eventually had to stop using social media, avoid a lot of distractions, and maintain my composure to finish the job successfully. “Bad Influence” was the first song I recorded for Get Layd. Before the songs we had to include in the project, I had done it that way.” After the interval, he released “Bad Influence,” which by the end of 2020 was the Nigerian song that had received the most streams on Apple Music.

Lay’s first official single, “You,” was released on February 14, 2020. On May 22, 2020, he dropped his five-track debut EP, Get Layd. In Nigeria, the EP reached its highest position on the Apple Music charts. All five of the EP’s tracks, with “You” peaking at number one, made it to the top 15 of the Nigerian Apple Music rankings.


On the song “Infinity” from Olamide’s album Carpe Diem, which debuted at the top of the Nigerian Apple Music charts in October, Lay made an appearance.

What Have We Done, Lay’s second five-track EP, was released on November 20. All five songs made it to the top 12 in Nigeria’s Apple Music charts, with “Godly” peaking at number one.

Lay was the first artist to be included in Apple’s Africa Rising Campaign, which aims to highlight African talent, on July 3, 2020. He was listed on BBC Radio 1Xtra’s annual “Hot for 2021” list in December 2020. He was the first African musician to be included on Audiomack’s #Up Now program for up-and-coming artists;  He was listed as one of the “20 artists to watch in 2021” at the Montreux Jazz Festival; He won November 2020’s BET Amplified International musician of the Month. He received the Next Rated award at the 2020 Headies Awards after being nominated in four categories.

Lay and fellow Nigerian singer Alpha P were included in Nigerian producer Masterkraft’s official rework of Canadian artist Justin Bieber’s song “Peaches” on June 25, 2021. Lay released a new single titled “Understand” on July 8, 2021. He and Justin Bieber collaborated again, releasing “Attention” on March 3, 2022. This is their second release together.

Omah Lay Controversy

Omah Lay Controversy
Omah Lay Controversy

After Lay and Tems performed at a show in Uganda on December 14, 2020, they were both taken into custody. The arrests were made due to a violation of COVID-19 lockdown regulations, according to the Ugandan Police Authority. The artists thought they had been duped. The two were freed, the Ugandan government expressed regret for the detention, and they were found not guilty two days later.

Omah Lay’s Political views

Omah Lay's Political views
Omah Lay’s Political views

Lay has stated that he agrees with the Nigerian #EndSARS initiative. “People need to know these protests are purely about the people, with no political undertone whatsoever,” he told Harper’s Bazaar. We are beaten, harassed, extorted, and killed by police for no other reason than that we are hip and young. We’re saying enough is enough and calling for government action since this has continued for too long.

Omah Lay Personal Life

Omah Lay Personal Life
Omah Lay Personal Life

The 26-year-old Omah Lay is regarded as a lyrical genius and has one of the largest fan following in Nigeria. Both young and elderly adore him. In addition to music, he has an impeccable style. He maintains dreadlocks.

He was detained in Kampala, Uganda in December 2020 together with Alte singer Tems as they were there for a gig. They were sent to jail after being hastily charged in court. But the Nigerian Foreign Affairs Ministry stepped in, won their release, and they were healthy enough to return to their homeland.

No information has been provided by the gifted singer Omah Lay regarding his relationship status with his stunning girlfriend. Regarding his personal life, he keeps everything quiet. He lives in a serviced flat in Lekki, Lagos. He is a devout Christian who enjoys a positive rapport with God.

Omah Lay is single, and there are rumors that he broke up with Gloria Eberechi, better known by her stage name, Bayraychee.

Omah Lay Social Media

Omah Lay Social Media
Omah Lay Social Media

Omah Lay is active in social media, having a sizable fan network that spans Africa, Europe, and North America. He has more than 698k Twitter followers and over 1.2 million Instagram followers.

  • Instagram handle – @omah_lay
  • Twitter handle – @Omah_Lay

#soso 💜

♬ original sound – Omah Lay

Omah Lay Discography

Omah Lay Discography
Omah Lay Discography
  • You
  • Bad Influence
  • Godly
  • Infinity
  • Confession
  • Lay You
  • Damn
  • Lolo
  • My Bebe
  • Can’t Relate
  • Ye ye ye
  • Damn
  • Boy Alone
  • Forever
  • What Have We Done
  • Get Layd
  • Boy Alone
  • Boy Alone Album: Deluxe Edition

Awards and Nominations

  • Next Rated Artist at the 14th Headies Music Awards.

Which village is Omah Lay from?

Early life. Growing up, Stanley Omah Didia lived in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. His birthplace is Egbeda, Emohua, Rivers Local Government Area, Rivers State. He was born on May 19, 1997. Before attending the University of Port Harcourt, he completed his high school education at Rivers State Comprehensive High School.

Did Omah Lay finish university?

Stanley Omah Didia, better known by his stage name Omah Lay, is a Nigerian Afrobeats artist who has revealed how music forced him to leave out of school and never return. The musician disclosed this information in a DW interview. The 77% in Germany as of late

Is Omah Lay signed to Olamide?

Olamide, a Nigerian rapper and music executive, has disclosed the reasons for his decision to not sign singer Omah Lay to his YBNL Nation label. When Omah Lay first started his career, the YBNL CEO said he wanted to sign him, but the singer told him he already had a contract with another company.

Does Omah Lay own a house?

Omah Lay has flaunted his most recent acquisition, a brand-new house. One of the singer’s associates presented his latest acquisition, revealing that he had invested 500 million Naira, or half a billion Naira, on the house. Images of Omah Lay’s new house were uploaded by the account @richiewokes.

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