Peter Okoye ‘Mr P’ of P-Square Biography: Age, Education, Career

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    Peter Okoye (born November 19, 1981) professionally known as Mr. P also known as Peter Psquare is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, dancer, and entrepreneur.

    He is a prominent Nigerian singer, writer, dancer, and one-half of the popular duo known as P-Square.

    He was born on the 19th of November in the year 1981 along with his twin brother. He is the Twin brother of Paul Okoye who is referred to as Rudeboy

    Real Facts About Mr.P

    • Full Name: Peter Okoye
    • Stage Name: Mr. P
    • Born: 18 November 1981
    • Age: 41 years old (2022)
    • Place of Birth: Jos, Plateau
    • State Of Origin: Anambra State
    • Nationality: Nigerian
    • Siblings: Jude Okoye, Paul Okoye, Tony Okoye, Mary Okoye, Ifeanyi Okoye, Lilian Okoye
    • Spouse: Lola Omotayo-Okoye (m. 2013)
    • Children: Cameron Okoye, Aliona Okoye
    • Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
    • Net Worth: N/A


    Early Life & Education

    Peter Okoye was born on 18th November 1981 in Jos, Plateau State in Nigeria, but he originally hails from Anambra State in the Eastern part of Nigeria.

    He was born into a large family comprising seven children. His interest in music started while he and his twin brother Paul Okoye were still in secondary school where they both started performing as dancers.

    According to him; Michael Jackson influenced his career and that of his brother. When he started his career as a teenager he and his brother used various names before choosing the iconic name PSquare during their days as a student at the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA).

    He completed his secondary school education at Saint Murumba Secondary School, a catholic school which is located in Jos. He graduated from secondary school alongside his brother.

    Peter graduated from the University of Abuja with a in Business administration.


    Peter Okoye started his career as a teenager when he started dancing and performing with his friends along with his brother.

    He and his twin brother came together to form the popular P-Square and they were discovered as a team by their first manager named, Howie T. Mr. P was one of P-Square before they broke up and dropped his album in the year 2003 which was titled, Last Nite.

    It was an album that was sponsored after he and his brother Paul Okoye won the Grab Da Mic competition in the year 2001.

    He also drops songs like Cool it Down, For my Head, and Look into My Eyes. Peter started his career along with his brother Paul under Square Records and they were both managed by their elder brother called, Jude Engees.


    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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