Omah Lay – biography, net worth, personal life, relationship status, age, controversy in 2022

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In today’s article we will be looking at nine things  to know a prominent Nigeria singer, songwriter and producer, Omah Stanley Didia, professionally known as  Omah Lay.

We will probably be looking at snippets of  omah lay’s biography, net worth, personal life, relationship status, early life and career, discography etc.

Sit back, relax and let’s dive in,

1. Birth

Omah lay’s real name is Omah Stanley Didia, born on the 19th of May, 1997 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

2. Home Town or State of Origin

Omah lay hails from ikwerre local government, Rivers State , Nigeria.

3. Occupation/Known for

Omah Lay is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and music producer

Omah lay comes from a musical family, his grandfather plays drums for Celestine Ukwu(a renowned highlife musician who died in 1977).

Omah lay started out in a rap group under the stage name  “Lil King”. After that he went on the radar to become an uncredited  songwriter and music producer, before he released “Do not Disturb” in April 2019 and “Hello Brother” a month after, and the rest they say his history.

Omah Lay has a great influence in his song writing and music producing.

4. Nickname

Lil King

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5. Breakthrough Moment

As said earlier on, Omah lay came to the limelight when he released songs like “Do Not Disturb”, “Hello Brother” in 2019. He signed to a record label named KeyQaad in June 2019.

On 14th February 2020, Valentine ’s Day, Omah lay released his first official single “You”, released his five-track debut EP, “Get Layd” in 22 May 2020, in October, he was featured in Olamide’s  “infinity” , which was a tiktok sensation, which introduced the #slomochallenge(a viral dance which the tiktoker dance or moves in slow motion) on tiktok, the song with his Get Layd EP top charts in Nigeria and the world at large. Gaining him awards and accolades from Headies, Apple Music, BET etc.

In 2022, omah lay teamed up with America popstar, Justin Bieber, to release “Attention”.

6. Controversy

On the 14 December 2020, omah olay was arrested alongside music sensation, Tems , for violating COVID-19 lockdown protocols in Uganda after performing at a show, which causes a row in the Nigeria twitter space, and demanded for their release. The artistes felt they were set up. Two days later, the Ugandan government released them, apologized, and cleared them for wrongdoing.

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In July 2022, after he released his first studio album “Boy Alone” , Omah lay confessed he was depressed and his depression worsened after he slept with his therapist.

7. Net worth

There’s no specific amount for his Net worth but it should be around $200,000 – $1,000,000

8. Relationship Status

Omah lay is single but was rumored to broken up with his ex-girlfriend, Gloria when video of her with another man circulated through social media.

9. Discography

Studio Album

Boy Alone


Get Layd , What Have We Done


Do Not Disturb, Hello Brother, Bad Influence, You, Damn, Forever(remix  with Gyakie), Understand, Free My Mind , Winter Wonderland/Don’t Worry Be Happy, Attention,Woman, infinity(featured by Olamide), etc.

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