Lara George Biography: Age, Husband, Children & Net Worth

Lara George – Gospel Artist

Stage Name: Lara George
Real Name: Lara George
Occupation: Gospel Artist 
Date Of Birth/Age: 23rd June, 1978 (45 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos State
Gender: Female
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Gbenga George (Husband)
Education: University of Lagos
Known for: Ijoba Orun

Early Life and Education

Lara George, born on June 23, 1978, in Lagos State, Nigeria, is the daughter of Oluwole Bajomo. She pursued her early education at Queen’s College in Lagos and later continued her academic journey at the University of Lagos, where she earned a master’s degree in architecture.

Music Career

Lara’s journey in the world of music began at a young age. She developed a deep passion for singing and honed her skills through her school choir and local church performances. Her talent did not go unnoticed, and she soon became a prominent member of her church’s choir.

In the early 2000s, Lara George gained widespread recognition as a member of the popular Nigerian musical group “Kush.” The group was known for their unique blend of R&B and gospel music, which resonated with many music lovers. Kush released several hit songs and albums, and Lara’s distinct voice was a significant factor in their success.

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Awards and Recognition

In 2008, she released her debut album, “Forever In My Heart,” which featured the popular hit single “Ijoba Orun.” This album garnered Lara George several awards and nominations in recognition of her exceptional talent.

Among her notable accolades, Lara George was awarded Voice of the Year at the Nigeria Music Awards in 2008. In 2010, she received the honor of Best Vocals Performance (Female) at the ‘Headies’ awards, now known as the ‘Hip-Hop World Awards’ in Nigeria. Her excellence in gospel music was further acknowledged when she was named the Best African Female Gospel Artiste at the 2011 Africa Gospel Music Awards in London, UK.

Lara George on Stage
Lara George on Stage

Lara George’s impressive career also includes being named Trailblazer of the Year at the Africa Gospel Music Awards. She received nominations in the 2016 Kora Awards as Best Female Artiste West Africa and earned the title of Gospel Artiste of the Year at the Ben TV Awards UK, among other honors.

Throughout her career, Lara George has graced the stage at various prominent events, including the GreenBelt Festival in the UK (as part of KUSH) and The Experience, one of Africa’s largest music concerts. She has shared the stage with renowned gospel artists like Ron Kenoly, Bebe, Cece Winans, Micah Stampley, Don Moen, and Mary Mary. Her performances also extended to events like the Calabar Festival, MTN Music Festival, Festival of Life UK, and Festival of Life Canada, among others.

Lara George made history by appearing on BET International as one of the first Nigerian artists to be featured on the show. She served as a judge on the music TV show Airtel TRACE MUSIC Star, further contributing to the music industry.

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Additionally, Lara George holds the position of Vice President at SoForte Entertainment Distribution Ltd., a pioneering entertainment distribution company in Nigeria. The company has partnered with IAS/TNT courier, as well as fast-food outlets like Mr. Biggs and Sweet Sensation, resulting in over 250 distribution outlets across Nigeria for physical music products. Lara George’s multifaceted career and contributions to the music and entertainment industry make her a respected and influential figure in Nigerian music.

Lara George Biography
Lara George

Husband and Children

Outside of her music career, Lara is also a devoted wife and mother. Her life serves as an inspiration to many, both in the music industry and within her community. She continues to use her talent to uplift spirits and make a positive impact through her music.

She is married to Gbenga George who is a legal practitioner and music entrepreneur. The couple has two children, a son named Adeoba and a daughter named Tiaraoluwa, and they reside in Alpharetta, Georgia, United States.

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Net Worth

Lara’s net worth is currently estimated at $5 million and she is one of the richest Gospel Singer from Nigeria. You can connect with her on Instagram.