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Omawumi Biography, Husband, Daughter, Songs and Net Worth

Omawumi Biography

Omawumi Megbele is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and actress of Itsekiri ethnicity. She was born on 13 April 1982 to Chief Dr. Frank and Mrs. Aya Megbele.


She attended Nana Primary School during her pupilage, and later attended the College of Education Demonstration Secondary School. She graduated from Ambrose Alli University with a Law degree. After graduating in 2005, she moved to Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where she worked with her family’s law firm, O.S Megbele & Associates. She also studied French at Alliance Francaise.

Music career

Omawumi rose to prominence as a contestant on Idols West Africa. Omawumi, with her strong voice and out-going personality, was voted the 1st runner-up of the competition when it ended in May 2007. Since then, she has had numerous performances on the stage with musicians such as P-Square, 2face Idibia, D’Banj, Banky W, M.I, Sasha, 9ice, Chaka Demus and Pliers, Carl Thomas, Angie Stone and Donell Jones, Angelique Kidjo , among others.

Omawumi Megbele

Omawumi Megbele

Acting career

Omawumi played a minor role in the 2009 edition of the V-Monolugues, a play that reflects the negative issues affecting women in Nigeria. She also starred in the musical play Olurombi. She had a minor role in the movie Inale, a Hollywood/Nollywood Bongos-Ikwe production, starring Hakeem Kae Kazeem, Dede Mabiaku, and Ini Edo. In 2011, she starred in Funke Akindele’s Return of Jenifa. Moreover, she starred in Yvonne Nelson’s House of Gold (2013) alongside Majid Michel and Ice Prince.

Omawumi Husband

Nigerian singer Omawumi and her husband, Tosin Yusuf, got married in 2015.

Omawumi Megbele Daughter

The couple is blessed with two beautiful children, a daughter (Emmanuella Kamillah Yusuf) and a son.

Omawumi Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be about $3 million.

Omawumi Songs

  • Starting Point (intro)
  • Ma Fi Mi Shere feat. eLDee tha Don
  • Today na Today
  • Serious Love Nwantinti
  • Love it feat. Shank
  • When Breeze Blow
  • The Way that i feel feat. Dr Frabz
  • Chocolata feat. Naeto C
  • I stand (Skit)
  • In The Music
  • Brighter Day
  • I miss my baby
  • As i dey
  • Niger delta 1 feat. Eric Arubayi
  • Same Guy feat. Waje and Kel
  • Blessings Flow
  • Outro
  • If you ask me
  • When the Boss is coming
  • The African Way
  • The best you can be
  • I Go Go
  • What a Bang Bang feat. 2face Idibia
  • Personal Race feat. Timaya
  • You must love me
  • Warn yourself feat. wizkid
  • Stay Alive (Jeje Laiye)
  • Belle feat. Flavour
  • Life goes on feat. Afay

Omawumi Music Video