Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua popularly knows and called by her stage name Seyi Shay is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.  In this Seyi Shay Biography, you will get to know everything about her from her net worth, music career, etc.

Seyi Shay Biography

The popular Nigeria singer Seyi Shay whose real name is Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua was born into a well-to-do family that lived in London, her mother is from the northern part of Nigeria while her father is from Ife.

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua was given birth on the 21st of July 1985 which makes him 35 years old at the time of writing this article.

She has an elder brother and an elder sister. Seyi Shay lived and grew up in England, however, she has been visiting her home town Nigeria on several occasions.

Seyi Shay began singing at the tender age of six years old which made her join the school choir during her secondary school days.

However, her mother was not in support of her music aspiration, but she kept pushing on until she finally made it in the music industry.

Seyi Shay Education

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua known as Seyi Shay attended Command High School, Maryland in Lagos, she holds a degree in music and business management which she obtained from a local Uk college and the University of East London.

Music Career

Seyi Shay came into fame in 2006 when she signed a record deal No Apology which is affiliated with George Martin (commonly referred to as the “Fifth Beatle“).

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Awards / Nomination

Seyi Shay who has become one of Nigeria’s greatest music artists has been nominated for several awards and has also emerged winner of many.


  • Best New Musician of the Year (Female)
  • Best R&B Single


  • The Headies
  • City People Entertainment Awards
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • Chase Awards
  • Channel O Music Video Awards
  • World Music Awards
  • MTV Africa Music Awards 2015


Over the years, Seyi Shay has signed an endorsement deal with many companies.

Net worth

At the time of writing this article, Seyi Shay’s net worth is around  $2.1 million.

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