Seyi Shay Net Worth and Biography

What is Seyi Shay Net Worth? According to this website Seyi Shay net worth is estimated at around $5 million Us Dollars (Over 2 billion in Naira) Seyi Shay a Nigerian-based England-born singer, professional songwriter, and actress. She wrote and produced three (3) songs for the soundtrack to popular Konami’s video game, Crime Life: Gang Wars (2005).

However in this article we are reviewing Seyi Shay Bio, Wikipedia, Parents, Father, Children, Endorsement deals, State Of Origin, Height, Net Worth, House and Cars, Phone Number, Contact, Marriage, Education career, Social Media Account, Controversies, Wife/Spouse, Record Label.

Seyi Shay Net Worth

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Net worth $5 Million
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Seyi Shay (born December 21, 1985) is the popular stage name of Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua.

However, She is known to be a Nigerian-based England-born singer, professional songwriter, and actress.

She wrote and produced three (3) songs for the soundtrack to popular Konami’s video game, Crime Life: Gang Wars (2005).

Seyi Shay Biography

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua Odedere musically known by her stage name as Seyi Shay is a famous Nigerian R&B singer, songwriter recording artist, stage performer, model, and a philanthropist.

Born into a family with an extensive background in music, it took Seyi Shay only a few years to master some aspects of music, after which she decided to pursue a professional career in music at the age of six.

Seyi lived in the United Kingdom and was a member of several musical groups over there.

Her talent has also taken her to several cities in many countries, where she amazed the audience with her wonderful voice.

Although, she’s not one of the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria, Sheyi Shay net worth is worth talking about. Her song is all over the Nation.

However her style of music is unique, she dropped vibes that shake her audience out of boredom which her fans loves her for that.

She has written and produced a lot of award-winning songs including three songs for the soundtrack to Konami’s video game “Crime Life”.

Seyi Shay Early Life

Seyi Shay was born to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Oluwaseyi Odedere on 21st December 1985. She was born and raised in Tottenham, London to Nigerian parents.

However, Her mother hails from the Northern part of Nigeria and her father is a full native of Ife, Osun State, South West, Nigeria.

She grew up in a religious setting and felt like a single child during her adolescence.

Seyi Shay Profile

  •  Full Name: Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua
  •  Stage Name: Seyi Shay
  •  Born: 21 December 1985 (age 36 years old)
  •  Place of Birth: Tottenham, London, United Kingdom
  •  State Of Origin: Osun State
  •  Nationality: Nigerian
  •  Hometown: Osun State, Nigeria
  •  Boyfriend/Husband: Wizkid (ex.)
  •  Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
  •  Net Worth: $5 Million

Seyi Shay Career

Seyi started her music career early enough. Her motivation came from her late mother and siblings who were also involved in music in different ways.

At age 6, she was already performing in her school choir. Later, at 14, she performed for the London Community Gospel Choir (LCGC) in their worldwide tour which included 13 cities in Japan.

Shay signed her record deal with No Apology, a record label, No Apology and formed a UK-based girl band called Boadicea in 2006.

While collaborating and performing, she partook in the British Pop/RnB Girl Band “From Above”, and emerged as the lead vocalist for the group.

Apparently, Seyi has worked with numerous bigwigs in the music industry both locally and internationally.

In 2011, Sound Sultan motivated Seyi’s return to Nigeria during one of his visits to London. Thereafter, she heeded his advice and came to Nigeria to promote her career in the industry.

On her arrival, she was introduced to Cecil Hammond who signed her under the Flytime Music Label.

In 2012, she released a single, “Irawo” which became a hit and garnered massive airplay in Nigeria, and Seyi Shay net worth gradually a topic everyone is interested in.

Later on, she left Flytime Music. Thus, in July 2015, Seyi signed an international record deal with Universal Island Records UK which distributes her music worldwide.

Seyi has released many hit singles. She released her debut studio album in 2015, and one EP titled “Electric Package” in 2018.

As a superstar vocalist, Seyi Shay has collaborated with several artistes. She was featured by Wizkid: In Love, Mr Walz : Paradise, Praiz: For You, Yarinya: Amir and many more.

She has also worked with several local and international artists. Some of which include: Justin Timberlake, Brian Michael Cox, Cameron Wallace, Cynthia Morgan, M.I Abaga, Olamide, Eva Alordiah, yung Greg C, e.t.c.

Seyi Shay Educational Background

At age 2, She schooled at the Command High School in Maryland, Lagos before returning to London for her undergraduate studies.

She holds a degree in music and business management which she obtained from a local UK College and the University of East London respectively. At that time, Sheyi Shay net worth isn’t a topic of interest.

She was a member of her secondary school choir and toured the world with the London Community Gospel Choir.

Seyi Shay Top Songs

  •  Irawo (2012)
  •  Murda (2014)
  •  Seyi or Shay (2015)
  •  Electric Package (2018)
  •  Big Girl (2021) Video (2022)

Seyi Shay Record Label

When she came to Nigeria she was said to be to signed the Flytime Music Label under Cecil Hammond which she later left.

Thus in 2015 Seyi signed an international record deal with Universal Island Records UK which distributes her music worldwide.

Seyi Shay Awards and Recognition

  •  She won the The Headies Award for Best R&B Single in 2019
  • Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Collaboration year 2015
  • The same year (2016) she also won the Nigerian Teen Choice Award for Celebrity Award – CHOICE Female Artist
  • Nigerian Teen Choice Award for Choice Exam year 2016
  • Nigeria Entertainment Award for R&B Artist year 2016
  • The following year Seyi shay won the Nigerian Entertainment Award for Afropop Female Artist
  • City People Music Award for Music Artist of the Year (Female)

Seyi Shay Endorsement Deals/Businesses

  •  However, Due to Seyi’s Love for the girl-child, she established a charity, “Shay A Ray of Hope” in 2015. The charity focuses on the underserved children, women, and most especially helping the girl child.
  • In addition, Seyi has continued to use her international fame to promote justice for women.
  •  Seyi Shay joined in the UN campaign to empower women and collaborated with some other world we care”.
  •  The aim of the song is to give hope and encourage breast cancer patients. She is also a staunch supporter of Slum 2 school projects.
  •  In 2015, she also joined Wizkid and Tiwa Savage as brand ambassadors to Pepsi.
  •  Nigeria Stock Exchange unveiled her and Burna Boy as ambassadors in 2016.
  •  Also, In 2017, she became the face of Gionee phone brand.

Seyi Shay Controversies

She has a late been in a feud with fellow female Nigerian singer and songwriter, Tiwa Savage which led them to exchange unpleasant words in a saloon.

this controversy went viral where the Seyi Shay was spotted using abusive words on Tiwa savage.

It was said to happen when Seyi shay was tarnishing the image of Tiwa Savage on social media, So Both of them meeting together in a saloon broke into chaos.

Seyi Shay Marital Status/Personal Life

As an ambassador for Genevieve Pink Ball Foundation, she sang the song, Because We Care, whose main aim is to give hope to, and encourage breast cancer patients all over the world.

She is also a true-blue supporter of Slum 2 School projects.

Seyi Shay has been in the headline for catching her husband cheating in the past which led to their divorce, she was married. She has no boyfriend published on social media so far. Rumor has it that she once dated Wizkid.

Seyi Shay Social Media Handles

Seyi Shay is a famous Nigerian artiste who has won the hearts of many if not all Citizens with her outstanding entertainment.

She has numerous followers/fans when it comes to her social media handles. There are as follows;

  • Instagram of over 1.1m followers @Iamseyishay
  • Twitter of over 50k+ followers @Iamseyishay
  • Facebook of over 350k+ followers @Iamseyishay

I strongly believe that you guys would have being curious to know how much this celebrity has made in her music career.

Seyi Shay Net Worth

Seyi Shay Being an Influential musician in the music industry, Net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Seyi Shay net worth in Naira: is about ₦2,083,221,265.00 as of 2022.

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