These musicians are among the most popular in Nigeria. But which one is the best? Learn now.
Who is your favorite musical artist? Is it Timaya or Duncan? Then you have opportunity to know lots of information concerning their lives and careers right now!
Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu was born in Rivers state in Port Harcourt. Being a young boy, he started as an instrumentalist. He was a wonderful drummer and soon became a director of church choir. He was very keen on music and started to study audio engineering at school. Even during the Youth Service, he served as sound instructor.
Duncan was more focused on music production, however, many people thought his voice was just wonderful and he might become a prominent singer. In 2006, he started working with D Large Records and 360 Records and later founded AireMighty Records company. In 2008, he recorded debut album called Koliwater. After this, he became really well-known and popular. He has recorded four studio albums (the latest in 2014).
How old is Duncan?
He was born in 1983. Thus, he is 32 now. By this age, he has managed to become one of the greatest Nigerian producers and singers.
Is Duncan married?
You might get disappointed, but this handsome guy is already married. It happened in 2015. The name of his wife is Vivien Okechukwu. The wedding took place in Duncan's native city. It was possible to attend the ceremony only by invitation. They chose African Royal wedding theme for the decorations.
Timaya was born in State of Rivers as well. His real name's Enetimi Alfred Odon, he grew up in large family of 15 kids. Moreover, he was the youngest. Being born in 1977, he is 38 now. His native city is Port Harcourt. Timaya started secondary education there. He has always been keen on music. During the school years, he attended lots of music events. Just before finishing school, Timaya and his brother and sister went to Lagos. He graduated from Grammar school there.
After this, he entered university in Port Harcourt, but soon left it. Timaya returned to Lagos, where he joined Eedris Abdulkareem's group. He served as backup vocalist. In 3 years, he decided to start solo career. His first hit song recorded by Timaya was titled Dem Mama. He released his first album in 2007. It was called True Story. He has recorded six albums.
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Timaya likes using various genres in his compositions, including Dancehall, Ragga, Afro Hip-hop, Afro Beat, and Soca. The latest album of Timaya was released in 2014. He has also won 6 awards.
Is Timaya a Nigerian?
Tinaya used to live in London. However, he is a Nigerian guy. All of his family originates from Nigeria. And there are no doubts about it.
Is Timaya married?
Timaya isn't currently married. Nevertheless, he has girlfriend and a daughter. According to the recent news, they are expecting the second kid to be born soon. He is not ready for marriage yet, as he does not want to sacrifice himself to a woman. Timaya says his career is more important for him by now.
Duncan and Timaya – who is richer and better looking?
Both men are adored by the female population of Nigeria. They are very attractive and sexy.
Thus, Duncan Mighty’s net worth is $3.5 million. He is extremely popular. One of his hits has received more than 3 million views on YouTube.
Well, and how much is Timaya worth? Timaya has $5.5 million. He has plenty of followers and YouTube views (one of his hits got 16 million views!).
Thus, both of them're popular and handsome. Timaya is probably a bit richer. However, Duncan is younger. That’s why they have equal chances for success. They have already achieved a lot actually.