Emma Nyra - Emma Obi

Emma Obi Biography / Profile

Emma Chukwugoziam Obi popularly known as Emma Nyra was born and raised in Texas, USA. Her father,Emmanuel Obi is a Pharmacist and her mother, Maryann Obi had a home health practice. The name 'Nyra' is a nickname she got in college which is just another version of 'Naira'.

Emma Obi Age

Emma Obi is 35 years old.

Emma Obi Early Life

Emma Nyra had always known that she wanted to be an artiste since she was very young. She performed with her cousins at family functions, won many competitions while in school, these helped shape her into the performer that she is today.

She attended St Gregory Catholic School, Andy Woods Elementary school, Horendo Middle School and Franklin High school before going on to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Administration and a Minor in Public Affairs from Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas on a full volleyball scholarship.

After her graduation in 2010, she insisted on relocating to Nigeria to pursue a career in Music, Acting and Modelling. She came to Nigeria in 2012.

Emma Obi Career

Emma Nyra who had been singing since she was in College released her debut singles titled 'Do It' and 'Everything I Do' in 2011 while in the U.S.

In March 2012, she signed a recording contract with Made Men Music Group before she went on to make her first major debut in the Nigerian music industry after she made a vocal appearance in Iyanya's 'Ur Waist' who she met through her then manager Ubi Franklin.

Emma Nyra is best known for her smash hit single 'Elele' featuring Davido and 'For my matter' produced by DJ Coulbon.

According to the songstress, being a successful musician is not all about knowing how to sing; but also about having an additional element and knowing how to exploit it. For Emma Nyra, in addition to her singing talent, being a sexy lady with impressive dance skills are added advantages for her, therefore she exploits both to enhance her musical craft.

In 2014, Emma Nyra ended her recording contract with Made Men Music Group citing 'Abuse with physical and verbal force' from her then manager Ubi Franklin as the reason why she left the label imprint. The allegations were however denied by Ubi Franklin.

She has since worked with the likes of Davido, Patoranking, Olu Maintain among others and have been on several major tours in several countries like Nigeria, South Africa, Canada, Dubai, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Apart from music, Emma Nyra is also an actress. She has so far appeared in three films including American Driver, Rebound and The Re-Union

Emma Obi Personal Life

In an interview following his engagment, Ubi Franklin admitted that he had dated Emma Nyra but the relationship had not gone as expected.

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Emma Obi Awards

  • In 2013, Emma Nyra was voted the 'Most Promising Act to Watch' at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • Most Fashionable Female
  • Most Outstanding Female Artists Global Leadership Award for her Role in Women Empowerment

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