Omawumi Biography: Husband, Age, Net Worth, Songs, Photos, State Of Origin, Wikipedia, Instagram, Real Name

Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Omawumi is a multi-talented Nigerian artist known for her singer, songwriter, and actress skills. She has released several albums and singles and appeared in numerous films and TV shows.

In addition to her successful career in the entertainment industry, Omawumi is a philanthropist and has been recognized for her humanitarian work.


  • Full Name: Omawumi Megbele
  • Stage Name: Omawumi
  • Born: April 13, 1982
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Birthplace: Warri, Delta State
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Occupation: singer and actress
  • Height: 5’8
  • Parent: Queen and Chief Dr. Frank Megbele,
  • Siblings: 14
  • Spouse: Tosin Yussuf
  • Children: 2
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $3 million

Early Life And Education

Omawumi Megbele, known simply as Omawumi, was born on April 13, 1982, in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria.

Her parents, Queen and Chief Dr. Frank Megbele, were both of Itsekiri origin and were both academic scholars. Omawunmi is 12 out of 15 children of her parents.

Omawumi attended the College of Education Demonstration Secondary School in Warri and then studied Law at Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.

She also has a degree in French from the University of Education in Benin.


Omawumi’s success story began as a contestant on Idols West Africa, where she quickly gained recognition for her powerful vocals and stage presence.

Despite finishing 1st runner-up in May 2007, she has had a successful music career. She has collaborated with renowned artists such as P-Square, 2face Idibia, and Chaka Demus and Pliers, showcasing her talent locally and internationally.

Omawumi’s versatility and ability to captivate audiences with her performances have solidified her position as one of the top musicians in Africa.

Omawumi is a Nigerian singer-songwriter who rose to fame in 2007 after being the runner-up in the West African Idols singing competition.

She has since released four albums, showcasing her talent and versatility in different genres. Her debut single, “In The Music,” was released in September 2008, followed by her first album, Wonder Woman, on November 11, 2009.

She then released her second album, The Lasso of Truth, on April 10, 2013. Her most recent album, In Her Feelings, was released on June 14, 2019, and features a fusion of Afro-fusion, jazz, and R&B.

The album includes hit songs such as “For My Baby,” “Mr. Sinnerman,” “Away,” “True Loving,” “Tabansi,” and “Green Grass.”

Since Omawumi made her official debut in the world of make-believe, she has consistently displayed her talent for incorporating visual demonstration and dramatic elements into her music videos.

This showcases her versatility as an artist and makes her a strong candidate for acting roles. Her skills as a musician have seamlessly translated into her acting career, making her a well-rounded performer in both industries.

With each movie role she plays, Omawumi continues to impress and solidify her position as a talented thespian.

Awards and Nominations

  • 2008 – The Headies Awards: Next Rated Award
  • 2013 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards: Best Female Vocal Performance
  • 2014 – City People Entertainment Awards: Best R&B Artiste of the Year
  • 2014 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards: Best Collaboration (for “Enjoy Yourself” with Flavour N’abania)
  • 2017 – African Muzik Magazine Awards: Best West African Female Artiste
  • 2017 – Ghana Music Awards: African Collaboration of the Year (for “Enjoy Yourself” with Flavour N’abania)
  • 2018 – The Headies Awards: Best Vocal Performance (Female) (for “Me Myself I”)
  • 2010 – The Headies Awards: Best R&B/Pop Album (for “Wonder Woman”)
  • Best Vocal Performance (Female)
  • 2010 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards:
  • Best Album (for “Wonder Woman”)
  • Best Female Vocalist
  • Best New Act
  • Best Collaboration (for “Thank God” with Da Grin)
  • 2013 – The Headies Awards:
  • Best Music Video (for “Megbele”)
  • Best R&B/Pop Album (for “The Lasso of Truth”)
  • Best Female Vocal Performance
  • 2014 – The Headies Awards:
  • Best R&B/Pop Album (for “Love & Life”)
  • Best Female Vocal Performance
  • 2016 – The Headies Awards:
  • Best Female Vocal Performance (for “Me Myself I”)

Social Media

  • Twitter: @Omawunmi
  • Facebook: @OmawunmiOfficial
  • Instagram: @omawonder

Personal Life

Omawunmi has been in a long-term relationship with her partner, Tosin Yussuf, since 2010. The couple has two children together, a son and a daughter.

Despite being in the public eye, Omawunmi is very private about her personal life and has successfully kept her relationship and family out of the media spotlight.

She has stated that her family is her priority, and she strives to maintain a healthy work-life balance.


Studio Albums:

  • Wonder Woman (2009)
  • Lasso of Truth (2013)
  • Timeless (2017)
  • In Her Feelings (2019)


  • In Her Feelings (2019)


  • “In the Music” (2007)
  • “Today na Today” (2008)
  • “The African Way” (2009)
  • “If You Ask Me” (2011)
  • “Bottom Belle” (2012)
  • “I No Sure” (2013)
  • “Megbele” (2013)
  • “Play Na Play” (2015)
  • “Butterflies” (2016)
  • “Somtin” (2018)
  • “Without You” (2019)
  • “For My Baby” (2019)
  • “Mr Sinnerman” (2019)
  • “True Loving” (2019)

Net Worth

Omawunmi’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

She has earned this wealth through her successful career as a singer, songwriter, and actress in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

In addition to her music and acting career, Omawunmi has been endorsed by several brands and has lucrative endorsement deals contributing to her overall net worth.

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