In this article we will be discussing all you need to know about Nigerian Talented Gospel Artiste, Shola Allyson, ranging from her Biography, Early Life, Music Career, Net Worth, Songs, Albums, and many others.
Shola Allyson is a multi-talented and highly skilled singer, songwriter, Consultant, Counselor and voice coach. She is renowned for her outstanding and uniqueness in music as well as her African Centric dressing style.
Before we dig deep about her, here’s a summary of her profile:
Shola Allyson At A Glance
- Full Name: Olusola Allyson Obaniyi
- Stage Name: Shola Allyson
- Date of Birth: 24th September, 1970s
- Place of Birth: Lagos
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Profession: Gospel Singer, Songwriter, Voice Coach, Consultant, Counselor
- Husband: Toyin Obaniyi (Since 2003)
- Children: Ayobami, Mopelola, Obafunmiwo
- Genre: Folk, Soul, Religious
- Net Worth: $550,000
Shola Allyson Biography and Early Life
Olusola Allyson Obaniyi is professionally known as “Shola or Sola Allyson”. She is a renowned singer, songwriter, Consultant, Counselor and voice coach.
She was born in Ikorodu, Lagos State on the 24th September, 1970s.
Shola Allyson is a super talented and sensational singer who rose to fame after the release of several hit songs.
Shola Allyson was born into a Muslim Family, but while she grew up, she got converted and started singing gospel songs.
Shola Allyson Educational Background
Shola Allyson attended Anglican Primary School, Ikorodu, from where she graduated and had to further her Secondary Education at Shams-el-deen Grammar school.
Shola Allyson also studied Business Studies and acquired an NBTE certificate at Government Technical College, Agidingbi Ikeja.
In 1997, Shola Allyson gained admission into the Polytechnic of Ibadan, Oyo State. Where she finished with a Higher National Diploma (HND) degree with an upper credit in voice and minoring in Music.
Shola Allyson Music Career
While Shola Allyson was 13 years, she developed keen interest for music. She started her musical career as a backup singer.
Until she developed and grew to become a professional backup singer. Shola Allyson has worked as a backup singer for Popular Nigerian Artistes like Obesere, Pasuma, Yinka Ayefele, Gbenga Adeboye, DADDY showkey, amongst others.
She hit the spotlight after the release of her first track titled “Eji Owuro”. It’s was indeed a major breakthrough in her career.
The inspiration started when she met a script writer in a public bus, and during their conversation, the man shared the vision of his concluded film shoot titled “Orekelewa”.
He requested for a soundtrack for the film, which lead to a change in the name of the movie to “Eji Owuro”.
When the Eji Owuro film was released, it was indeed a massive success for both parties. It skyrocket Shola Allyson Musical Career, and she decided to make a full music album for the film.
During that time she released other hit songs including: Gbeje F’ori, Ire and Im’oore, and many others.
Shola Allyson has graced several religious gathering, and was also one of the Judges for MTN Project Fame West Africa audition for five seasons.
Shola Allyson Husband And Children
Shola Allyson is happily married to Toyin Obaniyi.
In 2003, their path crossed in a celestial church Choir. They are blessed with three children; Ayobami, Mopelola and Obafunmiwo.
Popular Songs by Shola Allyson
- Eji Owuro (2003)
- Gbe Je F’ori (2005)
- Ire (2007)
- Im’oore (2009)
- Adun (2012)
- Ope (2015)
- Imuse (2018)
- Iri (2019)
- Isodotun (2021)
- Yoo Daa
- Mo ki o
- Ase ye
Shola Allyson Awards and Nominations
- Nominated For Best Soft Rock/Alternative Video in the 2013 Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA)
- Nominated For Best Indigenous Concept in the 2013 Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA)
- Won Special Recognition Awards in the 2018 City People Music Awards.
Shola Allyson Net Worth
Shola Allyson current net worth is estimated at $550,000.
Shola Allyson Social Media Handle
You can follow Shola Allyson via her official social media accounts;
Facebook: TheSola Allyson
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