Seyi Shay Biography, Real Name, Age, Musics and Net Worth

Seyi Shay Biography

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua popularly known as Seyi Shay is a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, recording artist and producer. She is one of the most successful female musicians in Nigeria. Seyi Shay was born on 21 December 1985 in Tottenham, London, United Kingdom.

Seyi Shay Profile


Seyi Shay

Real Name

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua

Date of Birth

21 December 1985


35 Years (2020)

State of Origin

Osun State









Record Label


Universal Music France

Net Worth

$2 million

Educational Background

Seyi Shay education

Seyi Shay attended Command High School in Maryland, Lagos. She proceeded to study Music Business management at the University of East London.

Career and Musics

Seyi Shay musics

Seyi Shay picked interest in music at the age of 6. She was a member of the church choir and used to perform in her secondary school days.

Seyi Shay performed for the London Community Gospel Choir during their world tour, which included 13 cities in Japan.

In 2006, Seyi Shay formed ‘Boadicea’, a UK based girl band managed by Ron Tom, the founder and manager of All Saints and Sugababe. She was a lead vocalist for the now defunct girl group From Above in 2009.

Top 10 Richest Female Musicians in Nigeria

Seyi Shay came to the limelight in the music industry after she signed a record deal with No Apology record label founded by George Martin.

She produced the soundtrack of the Konami’s video game, Crime Life: Gang Wars.

Seyi Shay have worked alongside many Nigerian and international musicians like Sound Sultan, Teyana Taylor, Del B, Timaya Vector, Olamide, Patoranking, Wizkid, Shaydee and many others.

In 2013, Seyi Shay won the Best New Musician of the Year award at the City People Entertainment Awards.

In 2015, Seyi Shay released her debut album Seyi or Shay. The album featured popular musicians like Cynthia Morgan, Phyno, Sound Sultan, Olamide, Timaya and many others

Seyi Shay was one of the judges for the Nigerian Idol Season 7.

Some of Seyi Shay’s songs are

  • Right Now
  • Surrender
  • Murda
  • Crazy
  • Jangilova
  • Park and Go
  • Killing me Softly and many others

Seyi Shay Instagram

Seyi Shay Instagram handle is @iamseyishay

Seyi Shay Net Worth

Seyi Shay Net Worth

Seyi Shay is one of the most successful female musicians in Nigeria with a net worth of $2 million

Personal life

Seyi Shay family background

Seyi Shay’s father was Yoruba from Ife, Osun State while her mother is from the Northern part of Nigeria. Her elder sister is a music composer and her brother is a UK based DJ.

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