The name Wendy Shay has made a lot of waves in the Ghanaian music industry in the past year and if you are wondering who that is, wait no more, this article would take you through the biography of Wendy Shay.
Wendy Shay Real name or Full name
Known in the music circles as Wendy Shay. The real name of the Afrobeat and Afro-pop diva is Wendy Abena Ofosuhemma Addo.
In an interview monitored by celebritiesbuzz.com.gh, the singer revealed that the name Wendy Shay was inspired by a serial Tv program “iCarly” she used to watch growing up as a child. She idolized the main character, Carly Shay which consequently led to her adopting the name, Shay.
Wendy Shay Age
She was born on the 20th of February, 1996 at Kwahu in the Eastern Region of Ghana. She is 23 years old. (2019)
Wendy Shay Parents
Wendy Shay was born to Mr. and Mrs. Addo. The singer lost the Dad at the age of two and has since relocated to Stuttgart, Germany with his mum and her three siblings. The name of Wendy Shay’s mother is Obaapa Kaakyire Addo.
In an interview with Joy FM’s Lexis Bill on the Behind the Fame on Drive Time show, the singer revealed that the death of her father influenced her decision to become a nurse.
She said “I wanted to be a nurse because I lost my dad to a very weird sickness and my mum didn’t know it that well. So its because I wanted to know what killed him.”
Wendy Shay Career
Wendy Shay was a nurse for a brief period before pursuing her love and passion for music. She practiced as a midwife in Germany before relocating to Ghana to pursue her music career.
Rufftown Records Manager Bullet met Wendy at an undisclosed event in Accra and interaction realized the diva had a nice voice.
This encounter birthed the music career of the singer. She was signed to Rufftown Records in January 2018 after the demise of the late Ebony Reigns.
On June 1st, Wendy released her debut single which was an instant hit, “Uber Driver” produced by MOG Beatz.
The made a whole lot of waves in the Ghanaian music industry creating a niche for the singer in the industry.
Wendy Shay Net-Worth
Wendy’s net worth is estimated to be between $80k – $300k. Her income comes from her album sale and the shows she plays.
She is currently signed on as the brand ambassador for YEA (Youth Employment Agency) which also brings in a lot of cash.
Wendy Shay Awards
She has bagged a few notable awards in the industry, among which are the Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards for Best New Artist of the year, Ghana Music Awards SA for New Artiste of the Year, Eastern Music Awards for Music Video of the Year, 3 Music Awards Breakthrough Act of the Year and the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Discovery of the Year.
Wendy Shay Boyfriend
Rumors circulating in the media indicate that Wendy had a fling with the alleged boyfriend of the late Ebony Reigns, OGee the MC.
However, both artists have denied the rumors calling them untrue.
Wendy is however believed to be in a serious relationship which she has managed to keep away from the public eye.
Wendy Shay Cars and Mansion
She is rumored to have eight cars and a mansion. In an Instagram video updated on the 3rd of July, she showed a number of cars, a mansion, and a fish pond.
It is unclear whether these properties belong to the singer but as is stands now, the video has been taken off.
Wendy Shay Latest Songs
She has quite a few hit songs. Among them are the Uber Driver, Stevie Wonder, Astalavister, Bedroom Commando, Psalm 35 among others. You can listen to more of Wendy Shay music here.
Wendy Shay Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Her official Instagram username is @wendyshayofficial. Her Twitter handle is @wendyshaygh and her Facebook account is Wendy Shay Official.
Wendy Shay Phone Number
For bookings and deals, you can contact her management on +233550517031 and +233204026329. Her personal contact details are not available for security reasons.