Inetimi Timaya Odon (born 15 August 1980), better known by his stage name Timaya, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.
Timaya’s Age, Childhood, and Family.
Timaya is 40 Years Old as he was born on 15 August 1977.
Inetimi Timaya Odon was born on 15 August 1977 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
He grew up as part of a large family; the youngest of fifteen children in Agip Estate, Port Harcourt.
His father was a banker and his mother was a trader.
After the success of “Dem Mama”, Timaya decided to continue with producer K-Solo. He recorded seven more songs for his first album True Story, which was eventually released in 2007.
In 2008, the album titled Gift and Grace was released into stores nationwide.
Two years later, Timaya released his third album, De Rebirth and its success-themed lead single “Plantain Boy”.
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.
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”.
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.
DM records Timaya set up his record label, DM Records Limited. Under which he groomed artistes such as Patoranking and Runtown.
In 2017, he signed young Dancehall/Afro-Fusion artiste, King Perryy to the DM Records imprint.
Timaya’s Net worth
Timaya is estimated to be $11 million in net worth. His main source of income is through music.