Omah Lay’s Biography: Early Life, Career Journey, Relationship and Net Worth.

Omah Lay's Biography: Early Life, Career Journey, Relationship and Net Worth.

Lay is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, his birth name is Stanley Omah Didia, born 19 May 1997. In early 2020, after his self-produced single which he titled “Bad Influence” gained him a large audience as the song went viral on various social media platforms. He has fully engaged in producing new sounds of Afrobeats, of which his song “Holy Ghost” is one of them.

Profile Summary

Real NameStanley Omah Didia
Stage Name Omah Lay
Date of Birth May 19, 1997
State Of Origin Rivers State
NationalityNigerian
Profession Singer and Songwriter

Early Life and Education

Stanley Omah Didia is a Nigerian, raised in Port Harcourt. He was born on May 19 1997, He is an indigene of Egbeda in Emouha, Rivers Local Government Area in Rivers State.

Omah Lay started and completed his primary, secondary and tertiary Education in Rivers State. He attended Comprehensive High School in Rivers State, after completing his secondary education, he proceeded to the University of Port Harcourt. He was born into a musically blessed home where his grandfather was an instrumentalist for a singer whose name is Celestine Ukwu before he passed away in 1977 and his father played drums.

According to Omah lay, he was inspired into music by his brother but his brother later stopped while he continued because of the passion he had for music.

Omah Lay's Biography: Early Life, Career Journey, Relationship and Net Worth.

Career Journey and Awards Received

Omah Lay’s musical journey started in his early teenage years as he was a rapper with a stage name, “Lil King”.

In 2019, he started producing music but felt bad as he wasn’t getting enough credit for his work as he planned and decided to take it to stage instead. Still in 2019, he was able to record and release his first tracks which he titled ”Hello Brother” and “Do Not Disturb”, the track became the most played track in various radio stations in his hometown, as a result of that, he was given an opportunity to sign a contract deal with a record label “KeyQaad” in July 2019.

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He didn’t allow his fire to quench as he dropped his debut EP, Get Layd in May 2020. The hit of his Debut showed that he was meant for bigger success in the music industry as the songs received massive airplay on popular radio stations and TV stations in the country.

Omah Lay’s fame spread across the continent and his fans base kept increasing in number, he became the choice artiste that brands or music lovers hired to perform at shows and concerts. He has been opportune to be featured in songs with popular music artists because of his unique singing style and lyricism.

Omah Lay's Biography: Early Life, Career Journey, Relationship and Net Worth.

In 2020, he collaborated with Olamide on the hit single, “Infinity”. In 2021, a Ghanaian female diva, Gyakie, made him her guest artiste on the remix of her popular song, “Forever”.

In December 2020, during the 14th Headies Music Awards, he was nominated for the Next Rated Artist Award. He beat other top contenders like Bella Shmurda, Tems, and Oxlade to win the award in 2021. He was given a brand new car as part of his gift prize.He dominated the music airwaves for weeks with his second EP project titled “What Have We Done” before the end of 2020.

Omah Lay’s Relationship

Gist has it that Omah Lay is currently dating but there’s no evidence to prove that. The artist seems to be focusing on his career and might decide to go into a relationship some day.

Omah Lay's Biography: Early Life, Career Journey, Relationship and Net Worth.

Net Worth

Forbes hasn’t mentioned Omah Lay’s net worth yet but he has been considered by local media platforms to be one of the richest and most influential young artists of his age in Nigeria currently with the estimated net worth of about $500,000.