In this article I will be sharing with you the top 10 most expensive things own by Nigerian music icon Timaya popularly known as Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa. Music making has become one of the most lucrative businesses in Nigeria and with evidence from Timaya you will all believe with me that music business is indeed a good business. Timaya who aside from singing is also an entrepreneur and an investor has acquired so many properties for himself.
Timaya is currently a GLO ambassador and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dem Mama Records Label. He has amaased so much wealth and currently listed as one of the richest musicians in Nigeria. So not to waste much of your time, after a careful study and research I present to you the top 10 most expensive things own by Nigerian music legend Timaya.
1. Timaya owns a 2017 white Bentley Continental GT worth millions of naira
Timaya who won the 2011 Best Afro-Dancehall song at the Nigeria Music Video Awards for his hit single “Plantain Boy” also owns a 2017 white Bentley Continental GT worth millions of naira. In 2008, he won the Album of the Year “True Story” at the Headies Awards. In 2008 and 2009 respectively, he won Best Reggae/Dancehall Album, Best Collaboration of the Year, Artiste of the Year and Indigenous Artist of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In 2010, he won Best Collaboration of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
2. Timaya owns a Range Rover Sport 2015 model worth millions of naira
Timaya who was appointed as Peace Ambassador by the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace also owns a Range Rover Sport 2015 model worth millions of naira. In 2010, he appeared on the song “Kokoroko” by female gospel artist Kefee, which went on to win the Best Collaboration of the Year at the 2010 Headies Awards. The founder of Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace Dr. Hak Ja Haan Moon, described Timaya as one of those individuals whose lives exemplify the ideal of living for the sake of others.
3. Timaya owns a 2013 Bentley Continental GT worth millions of naira
Timaya who gained international prominence and public recognitions through his third debut studio album “De Rebirth” also owns a 2013 Bentley Continental GT worth millions of naira. His third debut studio album “De Rebirth” which was released in partnership with Black Body Entertainment and with its lead single “Plantain Boy” ranked top at the MTV music charts. Timaya’s third debut studio album received positive reviews and was commercially successful. He collaborated with Dem Mama Soldiers on the released of his fourth debut studio album “Long Life N Prosperity”. In 2012, Timaya released his fifth debut studio album “Upgrade” which spawned hits singles like “Bum Bum”, “Sexy Ladies”, and “Malonogede”. Till date, his work has earned him four Headies Awards, one Nigeria Music Video Awards and several Nigeria Entertainment Awards, amongst others.
4. Timaya owns a beautiful Mercedes Benz G Wagon worth millions of naira
Timaya who grew up in a large family is the youngest child in a family of 15 children born in Agip Estate in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria also owns a beautiful Mercedes Benz G Wagon and other fleet of cars in his garage worth millions of naira. His father was a banker and his mother was a trader. For his primary school education, Timaya attended Assemblies of God Nursery and Primary School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and for his secondary school education, Timaya attended Nkpolu Oroworukwo Secondary School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate. While in secondary school Timaya has shown interest in singing and that is why he joined his church chorister in singing. He is indeed very gifted and talented.
5. The Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa own a Lexus SUV worth millions of naira
Timaya who is originally from Odi, a small town in Bayelsa State in the south southern part of Nigeria also own a Lexus SUV worth millions of naira. The Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa as he was fondly called was born and bred in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria, where he completed his early education. Timaya is indeed a versatile singer. He sings highlife, fusion, reggae, afro pop, rnb, hip hop, gospel, amongst others and has been described as a dance hall king.
6. Timaya has another house, a former old house he was living in before he built the new mansion he is enjoying right now
Although Timaya is not yet married, but he is indeed every girls crush. Timaya started his music career in 2005 and is currently signed to Dem Mama Records. He is currently the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the south-south hip hop group records label “Dem Mama Soldiers”. Timaya rose to fame after the release of his hit single “Dem Mama” which also appeared on his first debut studio album. In 2006, Timaya became a public figure after the release of his hit single “True Story”. Timaya has another house, a former old house he was living in before he built the new mansion he is enjoying right now. The house is still beautiful and he left that one for his family members to live in. Timaya has been on the top 10 of the most trending music videos on MTV base West Africa and all his songs are still trending till date. He is indeed a legend in the game of music.
7. Timaya owns different kinds of cars ranging from Toyota Camry, BMW, Lexus, Prado Jeep, amongst others
Timaya who read Banking and Finance at the University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria also owns different kinds of cars ranging from Toyota Camry, BMW, Lexus, Prado Jeep, amongst others. Unfortunately, he could not complete his studies. He dropped out after his first semester in University of Port Harcourt and then moved back to Lagos to join Eadris Abdulkareem’s hip-hop group as a backup vocalist. In 2007, he released his first album True Story, his second album Gift and Grace was released in 2008, his third album De Rebirth was released in 2010, his fourth album Long Life N Prosperity was released in 2011, his fifth album Upgrade was released in 2012 and his sixth album Epiphany was released in 2014. Timaya is indeed very successfully and has been listed among the top 10 most richest musicians in Nigeria with a net worth of over $8 million dollars.
8. Timaya owns a Range Rover Sport 2013 model worth millions of naira
Timaya who described his hit song “Dem Mama” as an account of the 1999 destruction of Odi, a river side community of Bayelsa State in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria also owns a Range Rover Sport 2013 model worth millions of naira. According to him, Soldiers were hunting down militants and where alleged to have killed eight policemen. The village was burnt down and numerous people killed. According to him, he bravely tackled the issue years later and won instant street credibility for his boldness. In 2010, he appeared on the song “Kokoroko” by female gospel artist Kefee, which went on to win the Best Collaboration of the Year at the 2010 Headies Awards.
9. Timaya owns a newly built mansion house in Lekki Phase 1 in Lagos, Nigeria worth millions of naira
Timaya built a very big mansion in Lekki, Lagos State, Nigeria worth $600,000. The house is situated at Lekki phase 1, a region in Lagos which is reserved specially for the affluence and most successful people to live in. people living in this area are mostly successful entrepreneurs and working class people who are currently working in a big conglomerate with huge salary. A poor man cannot live in Lekki phase 1 because houses there are very expensive. Luckily for him, he was able to buy a piece of land in one of the estate in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria and built a mansion which is worth to be about $600,000.
Timaya real name is Enitimi Alfred Odom. He is a famous Nigerian singer, songwriter, stage performer and a recording artiste. He has won so many awards and brand endorsements. He is also popularly known as Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa and Dem mama soldier. He was born on 15th August 1980 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria. He is currently 37 years old. Timaya owns a newly built mansion house in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria worth millions of naira. Timaya has been described as one of the most talented musician in Nigeria. He is very wealthy and charges noting less than 5 million naira for shows and events.
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