Omah Lay Biography

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    Omah Stanley Didia, known professionally as Omah Lay is a Port Harcourt-born Nigerian singer, producer, and songwriter. He is signed under KeyQaad and Sire Records; a subsidiary of Warner Music Group and released his first debut studio EP “Get Layd.”

    Omah Lay Biography

    Stanley Omah Didia (born May 19, 1997) has found himself in the wells of music since he was a teenager.

    He is known professionally as Omah Lay. Starting off as a rapper, he has grown into an A-list singer, songwriter, and record producer whose influence spread across Africa. He is currently one of the Nigerian fastest raised artists.

    He broke into the music industry with the debut song, You, Bad influence which was the most streamed and trends song of the year 2020. He won the Next Rated Artist Award at the 14th Headies Music Awards in 2021.

    Real Facts About Omah Lay

    Full Name: Omah Stanley Didia
    Stage Name: Omah Lay
    Born: 19 May 1997 (age 25 years old)
    Birth Place: Port Harcourt
    State Of Origin: Rivers State
    Nationality: Nigerian
    Girlfriend • Spouse: Gloria ‘Bayraychee’ Eberechi
    Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
    Record Label: KeyQaad • Sire Records • Warner Music Group
    Net Worth: $500,000-$900,000


    Omah Lay’s Early Life

    Omah Lay is from Ikwerre Local Government Area in Rivers State. He attended Comprehensive High School in Rivers State before proceeding to the University of Port Harcourt. He comes from a musical family and his grandfather played instruments for the singer Celestine Ukwu before he died in 1977 in Port Harcourt.Omah Lay’s father played the drums.

    Omah Lay started out in a rap group under the stage name “Lil King.” He later moved on to songwriting and music producing, which went largely uncredited, and as a result of that, he released “Do Not Disturb” in April 2019. “Hello Brother” was released a month after. By then he had rebranded and settled on the stage name – Omah Lay.

    Omah Lay,s Education

    Coming from a loving but disciplined family, Omah Lay attended Comprehensive High School in Rivers State before proceeding to the University of Port Harcourt .

    Omah Lay’s Career

    Omah Lay began work in earnest to make music that his growing fan base would love and vibe with. He has to move from port Harcourt to Lagos.

    In December 2020, he was nominated for the Next Rated Artist Award at the 14th Headies Music Awards. He beat other top contenders, Bella ShmurdaTems, and Oxlade to clinch the award in 2021. As part of his gift prize, he went home with a brand new car.

    Before the close of 2020, he dominated the music airwaves for weeks with his second EP project titled What Have We Done.

    Omah Lay’s Discography

    Title Album details
    Boy Alone
    • Scheduled: 15 July 2022
    • Label: Sire, KeyQaad
    Title Extended play details
    Get Layd
    • Released: 22 May 2020
    • Label: Sire, KeyQaad
    What Have We Done
    • Released: 20 November 2020
    • Label: Sire, KeyQaad


    Omah Lay’s Net Worth

    The talented Nigerian singer and songwriter, Omah Lay is currently valued to be worth an estimated amount of $500,000-$900,000.


    Nwede Chinedu Mishach Popularly known as Rechibee is a Nigerian Content Editor and an Entertainment reporter at Wakadaily. He is a passionate journalist with a core interest in Special reports, Biography, and music journalism.

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