Omah Lay Biography and Net Worth

Stanley Omah Didia popularly known by his stage name as Omah Lay is a fast rising Nigerian Afro Pop singer, songwriter, stage performer, recording artist and a model. He is very handsome, gifted, creative and talented. Omah Lay was born 19th May 1997 in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria. He is 23 years of old.

While growing up, Omah Lay started producing music at an early age as he took after his grandfather who was a percussionist for legendary Highlife singer Celestine Ukwu. His dad who was also a drummer didn’t reach higher heights but yet he was the sounded hero in their local community in terms of drumming.

According to the singer, he started music at the age of 15 years old. He started as  a music producer and did that for a very long time before venturing into singing professionally. In 2021, Omah Lay was nominated for Next Rated at the Headies Award and warn the award with a brand new car.

Omah Lay’s style of music is described as a fusion of Burna Boy meeting Wizkid in one voice. One can call his style Afro-Fusion. His hit singles like Hello Brother and Do Not Disturb which was released in the year 2019 brought him to limelight and ope a career for him in the Nigerian music industry. His emergence into the music scene got everybody’s attention due to his popular songs like ”You” and ”Bad Influence” which came out from his debut album Get Layd.

Following the validating reception of both singles, Omah Lay shared the Get Layd album which contained hit songs like Damn, LoLo, and Ye Ye Ye, which he released on May 22, 2020 to rudder-stamped the endorsement of his talent. His first single which debuted on 14 February, 2020 has been streamed numerously across all major music platforms and went ahead to top charts including Cool FM Tastemakers’ chart and Soundcity Top 20.

Omah Lay has been tipped by Native Magazine on their March episode of ‘Fresh Meat’ as an artist to look out for in 2020. Omah Lay is signed to Dvpper Music and is the first African artiste to be highlighted by the Africa Rising Initiative launched by Apple Music, a music and video streaming platform.

Omah Lay is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented. He grew up in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria, where he completed both his primary and secondary school education and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.

Omah Lay lived his early life in Port Harcourt singing in his local church and school at a very tender age. Omah Lay while still in school moved on to create his own live band and not so long until he was discovered by Dvpper Music.

Omah Lay is currently one of the fastest artist in Nigeria and also one of the most influential artist in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $500,000. In 2021, he won Next Rated at the Headies Awards.


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