Judikay Biography: Age, Husband, Children & Net Worth

Judikay – Gospel Artist

Stage Name: Judikay
Real Name: Judith Kanayo-Opara
Occupation: Gospel Artist 
Date Of Birth/Age: 26th October, 1987 (36 years old)
Place of Birth: Sango Otta, Ogun State
Gender: Female
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Ikechukwu Anselem Opara (Husband)
Education: Redeemer’s University, Osun State.
Known for: Nobody Else

Judith Kanayo-Opara born on October 26th 1987, Judikay is a renowned Nigerian gospel singer, worship leader, and songwriter who has carved her name into the hearts of music enthusiasts around the world. With her powerful vocals and spiritually uplifting lyrics, she has become a beacon of hope and inspiration for many.

Early Life and Education

Hailing from the Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State, Judikay was welcomed into the world as the first child of her parents. She embarked on her educational journey at Dalos College in Ota, Ogun State, where she completed her secondary education. Driven by her passion for the arts, she later earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts from Redeemer’s University in Osun State.

Music Career

Judikay’s musical journey commenced within the walls of her church, Christian Pentecostal Mission, where she served as a dedicated chorister. Her innate talent did not go unnoticed, and she later found herself as a backup vocalist for the accomplished musician Florocka. It was in 2013 that she made her official foray into the music scene, releasing her debut single, “Nobody Else.”

Judikay Biography

However, it was her collaboration with Mercy Chinwo on the hit single “More than Gold” in 2019 that propelled Judikay into the spotlight. The song captured the hearts of listeners, instantly solidifying her status as a gospel music sensation. This was the turning point in her career, opening doors to greater recognition and opportunities.

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In February 2019, Judikay inked a deal with EeZee Conceptz, a prominent Nigerian gospel record label, marking a significant milestone in her professional journey. Later that year, in November, she unveiled her debut album, “Man of Galilee,” a 14-track masterpiece that showcased her versatility and unwavering devotion.


Expanding her musical horizons, Judikay released her sophomore album, “From this Heart,” in June 2022. The album was a soul-stirring collection of 12 tracks, including standout titles like “Mudiana,” “Jesus is Coming,” and “Your Grace.” The album’s resounding success was exemplified by a Boomplay Plaque awarded in recognition of its 50 million streams on the global music network. Additionally, her song “Capable God” secured the top position on Boomplay’s 2021 Top 50 Gospel Songs chart.

Throughout her career, Judikay collaborated with fellow gospel luminaries like Emmanuel Iren, Mercy Chinwo, TY Bello, and Enkay Ogboruche, demonstrating her ability to harmonize with other talented voices in the genre.

Husband and Kids

Judikay And Husband
Judikay And Husband – Ikechukwu Anselem Opara

In her personal life, Judikay’s faith and music journey aligned with her marital path. She exchanged vows with Ikechukwu Anselem Opara on November 7, 2020, in a heartwarming ceremony held in Lagos, Nigeria. Their love story blossomed further in March 2022 when the couple joyfully announced the birth of their son, a testament to their shared blessings.

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Awards and Recognition

Judikay’s artistic prowess has not gone unnoticed, as she has earned various awards and nominations that affirm her impact on the gospel music landscape. Notably, she clinched the Breakthrough Artiste of Excellence award at the AGMMA in 2019 and the Best Breakthrough Female Minister accolade at the Maranatha Awards in 2020. Her recognition extended to the Impact Gospel Awards, where she was honored with the African Artist of the Year award in the same year.

Judikay Biography and Pastor Eneche
Judikay and Pastor Enenche

Net Worth

Judikay’s estimated net worth is in the range of $300,000 to $500,000. You can connect with her on Instagram.