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Wendy Shay

  • Real name: Wendy Abena Ofusuhema Asiamah Addo
  • Birthday: February 20, 1996
  • Nationality: Ghanaian
  • Star sign: Pisces
  • Occupation: Musician, social media personality
  • Net Worth: $5 Million

Wendy Shay (Wendy Abena Ofusuhema Asiamah Addo) is a Ghanaian singer and songwriter known for her versatile musical style in the Afropop and Afrobeats genres. She burst onto the music scene in 2018 and has since gained recognition for her captivating vocals and energetic performances.

Wendy Shay has become one of the prominent female artists in Ghana. Her unique blend of catchy melodies, relatable lyrics, and vibrant personality has made her a sought-after artist for collaborations with local and international acts.

Early Life

Wendy Shay (Wendy Asiamah Addo) was born on February 20, 1996, in Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana. The musician has three siblings, a sister and two brothers. She is of the Akan tribe and hails from Obo Kwahu in the Eastern Region of Ghana. She attended Morning Star School.

Later on, she joined a private co-educational learning institution in Dansoman in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana, St. Martin De Porres Junior High School. She and her family relocated to Germany, where she continued her education from Grade 7. While in Germany, Wendy trained as a nurse and has worked as a Midwife in the clinical field.


Wendy Shay's passion for music developed at a young age. She studied music in a music school in the German municipality of Bernhausen. Her big break came in 2018 when she signed a record deal with Rufftown Records, a renowned music label in Ghana, and was introduced at the VGMAs as the new Ebony.

Her debut single, Uber Driver, was an instant hit, topping various music charts in Ghana and receiving widespread acclaim. She followed up with several successful singles, such as Astalavista, Bedroom Commando, and The Boy Is Mine, solidifying her position in the music industry.

She has collaborated with artists such as Shatta Wale, Sarkodie, and Kuami Eugene. Below is a list of other popular songs by Wendy Shay that have resonated with audiences:

  1. All for You (2019)
  2. Survivor (2022)
  3. Psalm 35 (2018)
  4. Emergency (feat. Bosom P-Yung) (2020)
  5. Break My Waist (2021)
  6. Shay On You (2019)
  7. Slomo (2021)
  8. Tuff Skin Girl (2020)
  9. Wedding Song (feat. Kuami Eugene) (2020)
  10. H.I.T (Haters In Tears) ft. Shatta Wale (2020)
  11. Survivor (2022)
  12. Ghana Boys (2019)
  13. Playa (2020)
  14. Tender Love (2021)
  15. The Game (2021)

Her prominence in the music industry has enabled her to perform on some of the biggest stages in Ghana, including the Afronation Music Festival Ghana 2019, RTP Awards Africa 2018, BF Suma Ghana Connect 18 concert and Miss Ghana 2018 Finals.

Awards and Nominations

The Ghanaian musician has won several awards and nominations for her brilliance in music. Some of these awards and nominations include:

  • 2018 Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards (Best New Artiste of the Year).
  • 2018 Eastern Music Awards (Music Video of the Year for Uber Driver).
  • 2018 Ghana Music Awards SA (New Artiste of the Year).
  • 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (Discovery of the Year).
  • 2019 3 Music Awards (Breakthrough Act of the Year).
  • 2019 Ghana Music Awards UK (New Artiste of the Year).

Net Worth

Wendy Shay's net worth was estimated to be around $5 million. Her primary income source includes music, brand endorsements, and other business ventures.

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