Daddy Showkey Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Daddy Showkey – Galala

Stage Name: Daddy Showkey
Real Name: John Odafe Asiemo
Occupation: Musician
Date Of Birth/Age: 4th August, 1970 (53 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos State
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Lolo Sandra Ebere Asiemo (Wife)
Known for: Galala

Early Life

Daddy Showkey, born John Odafe Asiemo on August 4, 1970, in Ajegunle, Lagos State, grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. Hailing from Olomoro Kingdom in Isoko South LGA of Delta State, Daddy Showkey became a prominent figure in the Nigerian music scene.


Showkey kickstarted his musical journey in the late 1990s, gaining popularity with his unique brand of music known as ghetto or galala. He pioneered Nigerian dancehall music, bringing a distinctive style to the industry. Unlike others who used Jamaican patois, Daddy Showkey sang in pidgin English. He is credited with inventing the “Galala” dance move, which quickly rose to prominence in the 1990s.

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2017: Showkey Again

2017: One Day

2011: What’s gonna be gonna be

2011: Welcome

2011: Ragga Hip hop

2011: Mayazeno

2011: Jehovah

2011: Girl’s cry

2011: Dancing scene

2011: Asiko

2011: Young girl

2011: The Chicken

2011: Sandra

2011: Ghetto Soldier

2000: The Name

1996: Diana

1991: Fire Fire

Endorsement Deals

In 2018, Showkey became a brand ambassador for Real Estate Management Revelation Property Group in Lagos State, joining other celebrities like Charles Inojie, Ikechukwu Ogbonna, Mary Lazarus, Belinda Effah, and Alex Ekubo.

Wife and Kids

Daddy Showkey is married to Lolo Sandra Ebere Asiemo, and they are blessed with lovely children.

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Net Worth

Daddy Showkey’s net worth is estimated at around $200,000 according to various online sources. You can connect with him on Instagram