SHOLA ALLYSON BIOGRAPHY, FAMILY, NET WORTH, & LESSONS FROM HER LIFE
SHOLA ALLYSON BIOGRAPHY
Olushola Allyson-Obaniyi popularly known as Shola Allyson is a Nigerian Gospel music minister, songwriter, voice coach, counselor, and consultant. She has worked her way to the very top in the Gospel music industry.
EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND
She was born on September 24, 1970, at Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria. It was the same place she was brought up. Shola was born into a Muslim family and she attended several churches because of the passion within her. She had her primary education at Anglican Primary School and Shams-el-deen Grammar School for her secondary education.
She went to Government Technical College, Agidingbi, Ikeja to obtain NBTE in Business studies. She proceeded to The Polytechnic, Ibadan for her Higher National Diploma (HND) in Music Technology, Voice as a major, and Music as a minor in 1997.
Shola Allyson got into music early in her life. At the early age of 13, she has been a backup for many singers and got the chance to work with the likes of Gbenga Adeboye, Yinka Ayefele, Daddy Showkey, Pasuma, and Obesere as a backup artist for them. Doing jingles, signature tunes, and adverts for radio and TV stations was part of what she committed herself to.
She broke into the limelight in the Nigerian Gospel music industry when she released her debut album “Eji Owuro” in 2003. The album came about by the conversation he had with a man on public transport. The man was a filmmaker and he initiated a discussion with Shola about a film shoot he just concluded titled “Orekelewa”. He asked Shola to make a soundtrack for the movie and she did it well.
SONGS BY HER
The following are some of the songs by her:
- Anu Mbe
- Obinrin Ni Mi
- Oro Oluwa
- Ife bi Eji Owuro
- Adura Ololufe
- Ero Oja
- Ma ro’se
- Oreke Lewa Omoge
- Oro Oluwa
- My Voice I Raise Master
- Wa Wole
- Jiji Mo Ji
- Eledumare Rmx
- Omo Tuntun
- Baba Ese
- Mo Juba
- Yoo Daa
- Mo Ki O
- Eji Owuro (2003)
- Gbe Je F’ori (2005)
- Im’oore (2009)
- Ire (2007)
- Adun (2012)
- Ope (2015)
- Imuse (2018)
- Iri (2019)
MARITAL AND RELATIONSHIP STATUS
She married Toyin Obaniyi in March 2003 and they are blessed with three children named – Ayobami, Mopelola, and Obafunmiwo.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
- Best Indigenous Concept, Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA), 2013 (Nomination)
- Best Soft Rock/Alternative Video, Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA), 2013 (Nomination)
- Special Recognition Awards, City People Music Awards, 2018 (Won)
She is estimated to be around $ 500,000 as of this post.
QUOTES BY HER
“There is great honor in being humble.”
“Stories can change. Stories change. Let nothing rob you of hope, stories change!”
“It is when you find YOU that you can make a difference and be truly celebrated.”
“Our spiritual life should be integrated into and reflect in our “secular” lives.”
“…Relationships must not be based on “records”. Life is more important than doing “records”.
“We were all influenced by some people; even when we might not remember their faces, the godly values they lived by stay with us for life.”
LESSONS FROM HER LIFE
Her uniqueness is one of the things that captivates people to her. The way she dress in an African style and the grace with which she ministered.
If you want to be relevant, you must make up your mind to be different. Shalom!
SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Facebook: TheSola Allyson