Omawumi is a familiar name in the Nigerian music industry since 2007. She is a songwriter, singer, and actress. Omawumi music has drawn acceptance beyond Nigeria’s borders. She is celebrated across Africa for her unique voice, creativity, talent, stage performances, and sense of dressing. Today she is celebrating her 39th birthday, and her fans across the globe have been sending their warm greetings to her on her social media handles. Let us tell you some facts you need to know about this talented and beautiful artist. Here we go:
. Her real name is Omawumi Magbele.
. SHE is a songwriter, singer, and actress of the Itsekiri tribe in Delta State, Nigeria.
. She was born on 13th April 1982 to Dr. Frank and Mrs. Aya Magbele.
. Her father is a lawyer, and owns a law firm called “O.S Magbele”.
. Omawumi started her elementary education at Nana Primary school, and later College of Education Demonstration Secondary School. She studied Law at the Ambrose Alli University and graduated in 2005.
. She also studied French at Alliance Francaise.
. Omawumi took part in the Idols West Africa TV reality show competition in 2007, and she was voted as first runners-up.
. In September 2008, she released her debut single titled In The Music.
. She released her first studio album Wonder Woman on 11th November 2009.
. She has produced 4 studio albums; Wonder Woman (2009), Lasso of Truth (2013), Timeless (2017), and In Her Feeling (2019).
. Her last single titled Lituation was released on 22nd May 2020.
. She has worked and had stage performances with talented artists including 2 Face Idibia, the defunct P-Square, D’Banji, Banky W, M.I, Sasha, 9ice, Timaya, Wizkid, Cobhams Asuqos, Angie Stone, Donell Jones, and Carl Thomas.
. Omawumi has won many awards including The Headies 2009 and 2018 Best Vocal Performance (Female).
.She started acting in 2010 and featured in several films including Inale (2010), The Return of Jenifa (2011), House of Gold (2013) and Make a Move (2013).
. Omawumi co-produced a movie with Waje in 2019 titled She is directed by Eneng Enaji.
. She is a brand ambassador to Globacom, Konga, and Malta Guinness.
.Omawumi married Tosin Yusuf on 13th January 2018.