Efya Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Jane Awindor (popularly known as Efya) is an award-winning Ghanaian singer, songwriter, and actress.

She is no doubt, one of the most popular Ghanaian singers with over 1.5 million followers on Instagram alone. Efya hasn't always been big, she got her first exposure to fame when she participated in the maiden edition of the Stars of the Future talent show. She has since then, proved herself as one of an embodiment of talent.
We'd be seeing Efya's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, siblings, spouse, education, entertainment career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about her.
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Efya Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick rundown on Efya's profile and a few things you'd love to know about her:
Full name: Jane Awindor
Nickname: Efya
Date of birth: 10th April 1987
Age: 33 years (2020)
Nationality: Ghanaian
Parents: Nana Adwoa Awindor
Education: University of Ghana
Marital status: Single
Occupation: Singer, actress
Genre: Neo-soul, afro-soul, pop, jazz
Net worth:

Jane Awindor (Efya) Biography and Educational Background

Jane Awindor was born on the 10th of April, 1987 in Kumasi, the capital city of the Ashanti Region, in southern Ghana. Her father, Nana Adwoa Awindor is a popular filmmaker and celebrity host of the late television show 'Greetings From Abroad'. She has three siblings, a sister and two brothers.

Efya had her primary and secondary education at Kumasi Ghana. She attended Yaa Asantewaa Secondary School in Kumasi. She also holds a degree in theatre and music from the prestigious University of Ghana.

Miss Jane (as she was previously called) relocated to Accra when her mother enrolled at the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) film school.

Entertainment Career

Efya discovered her musical talents at a very early age. She started receiving voice training from some of her family members while she was still small, and it helped her excel as an artiste.

She started gaining media acceptance in 2008 after participating in the Charterhouse's Stars of The Future television show, where she emerged the first runner up. Even though she lost to Irene Logan, she was able to secure herself a three-year recording deal. The deal enabled her and Irene to do a collaborative album titled 'Unveiled', which was released in South Africa. 

Efya continued to record songs and perform at local gigs following the conclusion of her recording deal with Charterhouse. Prior to her going solo, she changed her name from Miss Jane to Efya. In 2011, she signed a recording deal with One Nation Entertainment.

Her debut mixtape, TINT (This Is Not The Album) was released on November 12, 2013. The mixtape comprises 13 tracks and was released as a precursor to Janesis, her debut studio album. It features a guest appearance from Black Magic

Efya released Janesis, her debut studio album on April 22, 2016. The album's lead single Forgetting Me was released on January 2014 and it was met with great reception.

Efya Songs

Efya has released numerous songs since she came into limelight. Some of them include:
• One of Your Own
• One People - One Nation
• Until The Dawn
• Forgetting Me
• Best In Me
• Jorley
• Until The Dawn
• Little Things
• Ankwadobi
• Pricelezz
• Wicked Somebody
• Hold On
• Getaway
• Mama
• Mamee
• Gingam Too Much
• Cigarette
• Life
• Hold Me Down
• Sexy Sassy Wahala
• Nothing
• Love
• Release
• Weather 4 Two
• Whoman Woman
• Geting You
• Make I Love You
• Heartbeat
• Commot
• Paper Guns
• Obianuju Cover
Studio albums and mixtapes
• Unveiled (2009) (with Irene Logan)
• TINT (2013)
• Janesis (2015)

Humanitarian Work

Efya is an official ambassador for the Awal Children of the Future Foundation (ACOTF), a non-profit organization founded by Posigee, a Tema-based record producer. The organisation is focused on helping victims of physical and emotional trauma, particularly orphans and street kids. ACOTF consists of eight musical ambassadors, including Sarkodie, Ruff n Smooth and Yaw Siki.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Efya on:
Instagram @efya_nokturnal

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