P-Square Biography: Songs, Wife, Age, Albums, Net Worth, Wikipedia, Children

September 15, 2023 0 Posted By Michael Amos


P-Square (born November 18, 1981) is a celebrated Nigerian musical duo composed of twin brothers Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye. They are talented singers and songwriters, famously known as Rudeboy and Mr. P, and excel as record producers, dancers, and businesspeople. 

Their immense success has earned them the reputation of being one of history’s most accomplished African music groups. In 2017, P-Square disbanded after a disagreement between the two brothers. However, they have since reconciled and are now working on new music.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Peter ‘Mr. P’ Okoye, Paul ‘Rudeboy’ Okoye
Stage Name: P-Square
Born: 18 November 1981 (age 42 years old)
Place of Birth: Jos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Anambra State
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: St. Murumba Secondary Institution
Height: 1.71 m
Parents: Josephine Okoye, Pa. Moses Okoye
Siblings: Jude Okoye, Mary Okoye, Lilian Okoye, Ifeanyi Okoye, Tony Okoye, Henry Okoye
Spouse: Anita Isama-Okoye (Paul ‘Rudeboy’ Okoye‘s wife), Lola Omotayo-Okoye (Peter ‘Mr. P’ Okoye‘s wife)
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Cameron Okoye, Aliona Okoye (Peter ‘Mr. P’ Okoye‘s Kids), Andre Okoye (Paul ‘Rudeboy’ Okoye‘s son)
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: $37.26 million

Early Life & Education

P-Square, a renowned twin Nigerian musical duo, was born in Jos on November 18, 1981. The brothers hail from the town of Ifite Dunu in Anambra State. 

Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye‘s mother, Josephine Okoye, and father, Pa. Moses Okoye, were both in various business enterprises. Rudeboy and Mr. P, known as P-Square, were raised alongside their siblings: Jude OkoyeMary OkoyeLilian OkoyeIfeanyi OkoyeTony Okoye, and Henry Okoye.

P-Square then attended St. Murumba Secondary Institution, a tiny Catholic institution in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, where they received their West African Senior School Certificate.


Back in 1999, a duo with musical aspirations embarked on their journey under the moniker Smooth Criminals. However, it was in 2005 that they rebranded themselves as the renowned P-Square and introduced their debut album, Get Squared, to the world. This album achieved remarkable commercial success and played a pivotal role in establishing P-Square as one of Nigeria’s premier music acts.

Their musical prowess continued with subsequent top-rated albums such as Round AboutGame Over, and Double Trouble. These albums received critical acclaim and garnered prestigious accolades, including the coveted MTV Africa Music Award for Best Group, cementing their status as musical luminaries in Africa.

In 2011, P-Square signed a record deal with Akon‘s Konvict Muzik label, leading to a surge in their global presence. They embarked on extensive tours across the United States, Europe, and Asia, further expanding their fan base.

However, in 2017, a rift between the two brothers led to the disbandment of P-Square, leaving their fans disheartened. Yet, time brought healing, and in a surprising turn of events in 2022, P-Square reunited and released a new song titled Jaiye (The Game). This unexpected reunion sparked excitement and anticipation among their loyal fan base, rekindling the magic of their musical partnership.

Awards & Nominations


  • 2003: Amen Award for Best R&B Group
  • 2006: City Mag 9th Awards Show for Best Live Band
  • 2007: Channel O Music Video Awards for Best African Group Video (for “Do Me”)
  • 2008: MTV Africa Music Awards for Best Group
  • 2009: MTV Africa Music Awards for Best Video of the Year (for “Beautiful Onyinye”)
  • 2010: Kora Awards for Artist of the Year
  • 2013: Soul Train Music Awards for Best International Group
  • 2014: Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best Group


  • 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 BET Award for Best International Act: Africa 
  • 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act 

Social Media


  • @psquare (official account, inactive since 2017)
  • @rudeboypsquare (Paul Okoye)
  • @peterpsquare (Peter Okoye)


  • @psquare (official account, inactive since 2017)
  • @rudeboypsquare (Paul Okoye)
  • @peterpsquare (Peter Okoye)


  • @psquareworld (official page, inactive since 2017)
  • @rudeboypsquare (Paul Okoye)
  • @peterpsquare (Peter Okoye)

Personal Life

Peter ‘Mr. P’ Okoye tied the knot with Lola Omotayo-Okoye, a marketing representative. Together, they are proud parents to two beautiful children, their son Cameron Okoye and their daughter Aliona Okoye. Their wedding took place in 2013 and was a grand affair, graced by numerous Nigerian celebrities and esteemed guests.

A well-known musician, Paul ‘Rudeboy’ Okoye is blissfully married to Anita Isama-Okoye, a talented lawyer. Their love journey began in 2014 when they exchanged vows in a small and private wedding ceremony. Andre Okoye, the couple’s gorgeous son, offers them much joy and happiness. Every November 18, the identical twin brothers celebrate their birthdays. 


Studio Albums

  • 2005 Get Squared 
  • 2007 Game Over 
  • 2009 Danger 
  • 2011 The Invasion 
  • 2013 Double Trouble 
  • 2014 Collabo 
  • 2017 Double Wahala

Compilation Albums

  • 2009 The Best of P-Square 
  • 2015 The P-Square All-Time Greatest Hits 


  • 2010 Away from You 
  • 2013 Personal Property


  • Personally
  • Beautiful Onyinye
  • Forever
  • Chop My Money
  • Do Me
  • I love You
  • E No Easy
  • Bizzy Body
  • No One Like You
  • Ifunanya
  • Find Somebody
  • Gimme Dat
  • Roll It
  • Temptation
  • Alingo

Net Worth

Peter ‘Mr. P’ Okoye and Paul ‘Rudeboy’ Okoye, the identical twin brothers who make up P-Square, boast an impressive net worth of $37.26 million. They have released seven studio albums, one compilation album, and an impressive 65 singles throughout their successful career. 

Their immense talent has garnered them multiple accolades, including 2 MTV Europe Music Awards, 4 BET Awards, and an astounding 10 Headies Awards.

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