The Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa once won the hearts of his fans talking about how he sold plantain on the streets. His popular song Plantain seller further brought him closer to the people as it told his story from grass to grace.Timaya rose from a plantain hawker to one of
the richest Musicians in Nigeria and he is even more relevant today than he was years ago.
However the net worth determined here is not necessarily how much the artist has in the bank,but has been determined by various things such as their assets,what their brand is worth,their investments and impending royalties as well as sponsorships.
Also these new generation of Nigerian artists make their money not from album sales alone,but show appearances,live plays,endorsement and sponsorships,youtube views and publishing royalties.
He is also big in the caribbean,thanks to his collaboration with Sean Paul in the Bum Bum remix which has seen over 30 million views on Youtube making Timaya a star all over the Caribbean.