Nikki Laoye Biography: Age, Net Worth, Nationality, Family, Parents, Children, Husband, Birthday, State of Origin, Songs 

Who is Nikki Laoye? 

Oyenike Laoye (born December 19, 1980), professionally known as Nikki Laoye, is a celebrated Nigerian recording artist, singer, songwriter, dancer, humanitarian, stage performer, and occasional actress. She is also well known for her remixes of the heartfelt ballad “Only You,” which she did in 2016 with Seyi Shay; the love song Onyeuwaoma, which she did with Banky W; the dance track “1-2-3,” and the 2006 smash song “Never felt this way before.”

Profile Summary 

Name:Nikki Laoye
Real Name:Oyenike Laoye
Date of Birth:December 19, 1980
Age:44 years (2024)
Place of Birth:Lagos State
Husband:Alexander Oturu
Net Worth:$1 millions
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Early Life and Education 

Nikki Laoye was born on December 19, 1980, in Lagos State, Nigeria, but hailed from Osun State. She is the only child of Olori Christiana Yetunde Laoye and Prince Olushola Isaac Laoye. 

Laoye started off her education at Grace Children School, Gbagada, Lagos. Soon enough, she was singled out by her music teacher, who noticed her music abilities at such a tender age and personally offered her free piano lessons at the end of each school day. 

Laoye’s musical talent was further enhanced during her high school years at Federal Government Girl’s College, Sagamu (from where she graduated in 1998) and at the University of Ibadan respectively as she performed with the school choirs and joined up with music and dance groups including Exousia, Soul Alliance and the girl group trio, Soul Sistas.

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Nikki Laoye Career 

Laoye began her career as a solo artist in 2006, with the release of her first single, “Never Felt this way Before”, produced by Nigerian music producer Cobhams. The single enjoyed airplay on mainstream radio stations in Nigeria and gained wide acceptance across the country, thus making Laoye one of the few contemporary Christian artists in the Nigerian music industry with mainstream appeal. 

The release of her HipHop collaboration single, “Taka Sufe” featuring Rooftop Mcs and Rap2Sai further endeared her to Nigerian youths and provided a platform of expression for her brother, Xblaze who produced the track. (Xblaze Ade Laoye produced most of the songs on Laoye’s debut album as well as her 2013 dance single, “1-2-3”. He was a principal producer for the West African Edition of X-Factor, held in Lagos, Nigeria).

official functions. As at 2013, she released the singles “No Be Beans” with Yoruba Hip Hop artist Base One; the dance single “1-2-3”; and the Rotimi Keys produced ballad “Only You”, a song dedicated to the memory of her late father, for which she won an award for the Best Vocal Performance (Female) at the 2013 Headies Awards in Lagos, Nigeria.

Laoye also lends her vocal signature on radio jingles some of which include Etisalat’s “0809aija 4 Life”, which featured R&B singer Banky W, MTN “Everywhere You Go” jingle and Fidelity Bank’s “No Greater Feeling”. The singer has performed film soundtracks for major Nollywood productions such as Bent Arrows, Where the Heart Lies, Mission 2 Nowhere and the ensemble film Journey to Self.

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Laoye is also an on-air personality on television and radio. In 2005 she hosted the TV Show New Breeze Show on Silverbird Entertainment Television and as of 2013, she hosts her own radio show, Girls Rock with Nikki Laoye on Nigerian internet gospel radio station Praiseworld Radio. She was also unveiled as one of the hosts for a gospel reality TV competition, Stars 4 Christ.

In August 2013, Laoye headlined the Nigerian Corner at the Nottinghill Carnival in the United Kingdom, an event which attracts thousands of Nigerians living across the United Kingdom. In the same year, Laoye went on a church tour of England, which took her to London, Manchester, Loughton and Warrington. 

In September 2013, Laoye performed alongside R&B legend Mary J. Blige at the “Sisters with Soul ” concert in Lagos, Nigeria. Laoye headlined the 2014 Headies Awards as well as the 10th Anniversary of the Rhythm Unplugged Concert in December 2014.

In January 2016, Laoye headlined the Butterscotch Evenings event, alongside American R&B Superstar Brian Mcknight at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria. On 12 February 2016, two days to Valentine’s Day, Laoye released a Love duet with Nigerian R&B singer Banky W titled Onyeuwaoma, the song enjoyed rave reviews and the official video was released on 14 April 2016.

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Nikki Laoye Songs 

  • No, Be Beans
  • Mighty God
  • Taka Sufe
  • Joy Comes
  • African Dance
  • Someone 2 Love
  • Never Felt This Way Before
  • Who’s Your Daddy?
  • Victory Belongs to Jesus
  • In your name
  • Can’t Hold Me Down
  • Your number
  • Superhuman Superwoman
  • Baba L’oke
  • None + U
  • Yahweh
  • Healing waters
  • Family Affair
  • Angel 4 Life
  • Whatever It Takes
  • Get Your Praise On
  • Believer
  • Thank You
  • 1-2-3
  • Only You
  • Nigerian National Anthem

Social Media Handles 

  • Instagram: nikkilaoye
  • Twitter: @NikkiLaoye

Personal Life 

On December 11, 2011, Laoye married Alexander Oturu in Lagos, Nigeria. The two separated after seven years of marriage due to possible irreconcilable differences. The couple do not have any children together.

Nikki Laoye and husband

Nikki Laoye Net worth 

Nikki Laoye has an estimated net worth of $1 millions. Nikki Laoye is a well-known Nigerian recording artist, singer, songwriter, dancer, humanitarian, stage performer, and occasional actress.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Who is Nikki Laoye?

Nikki Laoye is a well-known Nigerian recording artist, singer, songwriter, dancer, humanitarian, stage performer, and occasional actress.

When was Nikki Laoye born?

She was born on December 19, 1980

How old is Nikki Laoye?

She is currently 44 years old as of 2024.

Where was Nikki Laoye born?

She was born in Lagos State.

What is Nikki Laoye net worth?

Nikki Laoye has an estimated net worth of $1 millions.

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