Shola Allyson Biography, Early Life, Age, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Shola Allyson Biography
Shola Allyson is an award-winning Nigerian soul, folk and gospel singer, song-writer, voice coach, counsellor and a consultant. 
She came into limelight after releasing her 2003 album, 'Eji Owuro' which became a hit. It was also the soundtrack album for a film of the same title. Shola also makes music covers for Nigerian movies.
We'd be seeing Shola Allyson's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, relationship, education, entertainment career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about her.
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Shola Allyson Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick rundown on Shola Allyson's profile and a few things you'd love to know about her:
Full name: Sola Allyson-Obaniyi
Stage name: Shola Allyson
Date of birth: 24th September
Place of birth: Lagos State, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria
Education: The Polytechnic, Ibadan
Relationship status: Married
Spouse: Toyin Obaniyi
Children: Ayobami, Mopelola and Obafunmiwo
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, voice coach
Genres: Folk, Soul, Religious
Labels: The Sola Allyson Limited
Net worth

Shola Allyson Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

Shola Allyson (Sola Allyson) was born on the 24th of September in the early 1970s. She grew up at Ikorodu, her birthplace. For her primary education, Shola attended Anglican Primary School, Ikorodu before enrolling into Shams-el-deen Grammar School, Ikorodu for her secondary education. She further proceeded to Government Technical College, Agidingbi, Ikeja, where she studied Business Studies, obtaining an NBTE Certificate.
In 1997, Allyson gained admission to study Music Technology at The Polytechnic, Ibadan, majoring in Voice and minoring in Music. She graduated with a Higher National Diploma (HND) degree with an Upper Credit.


Shola Allyson started her music career at a very early age of 13 as a back-up singer. With time, she upgraded into a professional back-up singer, working with musicians such as Gbenga Adeboye, Yinka Ayefele, Daddy Showkey, Pasuma and Obesere. She also did jingles, signature tunes, and adverts for radio and TV stations.
Allyson, however, rose to limelight after releasing her first album, 'Eji Owuro'. The opportunity to make the album came when she met a man with a movie script in a public bus. The man initiated a conversation with her, telling her about a film shoot he just concluded, titled 'Orekelewa'. He also asked if she could do a soundtrack for the movie.
She agreed to make the soundtrack for the movie which became a hit. After the success recorded in the movie, Shola decided to try out the music in the studio. This eventually gave birth to her debut studio album.
After releasing the 'Eji Owuro' album, it quickly became a huge success commercially and critically, launching Allyson into the music industry
Since then, Shola Allyson has grown into one of the biggest stars in the gospel music industry. Over time, she has worked with A-list stars like Adekunle Gold, Tope Alabi and Cobhams Asuquo.

Shola Allyson's Songs

Shola Allyson has released good number of songs since she came into limelight. Some of them include:
• Anu Mbe
• Aseye
• Obinrin Ni Mi
• Oro Oluwa
• Ife bi Eji Owuro
• Adura Ololufe
• Ero Oja
• Isinmi
• Ma ro’se
• Temisan
• Oreke Lewa Omoge
• Iyin
• Mimo
• Oro Oluwa
• My Voice I Raise Master
• Wa Wole
• Jiji Mo Ji
• Alujanjankijan
• Iba
• Eledumare Rmx
• Omo Tuntun
• Akosile
• Olododo
• Baba Ese
• Mo Juba
• Yoo Daa
• Mo Ki O
• Ase
• Ebe
• Child
• Aiye

Shola Allyson Albums

Shola Allyson has also released a number of albums, including:
• Eji Owuro (2003)
• Gbe Je F'ori (2005)
• Im'oore (2009)
• Ire (2007)
• Adun (2012)
• Ope (2015)
• Imuse (2018)
• Iri (2019)

Personal Life

In March 2003, Shola Allyson got married to her husband, Toyin Obaniyi. The duo met at the Celestial Church of Christ, Obanikoro where Shola Allyson was singing as a chorister. The marriage is blessed with three children; Ayobami, Mopelola, and Obafunmiwo.

Awards and Nomination

Shola Allyson has been nominated for a number of awards in Nigeria, including:
• Best Soft Rock/Alternative Video in the 2013 Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) (Nominated)
• Best Indigenous Concept in the 2013 Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) Nominated)
• Special Recognition Awards in the 2018 City People Music Awards (Won)

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Shola Allyson on:
Instagram @TheSolaAllyson
Facebook: TheSola Allyson

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