Omah Lay performs on stage at Razzmatazz on May 11, 2022 in Barcelona, Spain.
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Behind the Scenes of Omah Lay's Love Life: A Look at the Viral Lover Boy's Dating History

Singer Omah Lay's dating history is a huge topic of conversation. Here's a breakdown of the singer's past relationship and his outlook on love.


Feb. 26 2024, Published 9:25 p.m. ET

Nigerian singer Omah Lay has slowly become one of the leading Afrobeats acts.

Born Stanley Omah Didia in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, Omah Lay's journey into music began at an early age. He started his career as a rapper under the moniker “Lil King.” He later combined his love for hip-hop and Afrobeats to create a unique sound inspired by the music he grew up listening to.

“I listened to a lot of hip-hop, a lot of highlife and Afrobeats, and mixing these influences together just gave me a whole new direction,” Omah told Complex. “I was a producer, so I spent a lot of time on the internet listening to everything.”

In addition to his flourishing music career, Omah has a storied dating history. The African singer has never been shy about discussing his relationships and the drama that surrounds his love life. Here’s a breakdown of the singer’s dating history.

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Omah Lay performs live on stage during a concert at the Huxleys.

Omah had a bad breakup with Gloria Eberechi.

According to Buzz Nigeria, Omah previously dated Nigerian actor Gloria Eberechi. Gloria, who goes by Bayraychee on social media, was first linked to Omah in early 2021. During their time together, the two were very public.

They regularly gushed over each other online, and Gloria even got Omah’s name tattooed on her wrist. Unfortunately, the couple split after a few months together, and their breakup was very bad.

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Gloria accused Omah’s fans of harassing her on social media. The model shared screenshots of messages she received from the singer’s fans, who slammed her for breaking up with Omah. For his part, Omah was reportedly troubled by the split.

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Omah Lay performs on stage; Gloria Eberechi wears a swimsuit.

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“What’s the reason why you lost me,” Omah asked (per Gist Lover). “What’s the fucking reason why you lost me. What’s your reason for losing me? Tell me, look who you lost on the streets. Fresh from marine base is who you lost to the streets. It’s your loss.”

Who is Omah Lay dating now?

Following his split from Gloria, Omah has remained single, and he apparently has no plans to jump back into the dating world.

“I have been single forever. And I like it. I enjoy it. And I want to stay that way for God knows how long,” he told The Beat FM (via Naija News). He went on to suggest that he was focusing on his career, with no plans of seeking a long-term relationship in the future.

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While Omah has proclaimed that he is done with dating, that has not stopped him from getting up close and personal with his fans.

During a stop on his "Boy Alone Tour," the singer had a risque interaction with a fan he called on stage — and it left those in the audience stunned.

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The incident, which took place on February 20, saw the singer invite a fan on stage to dance to his hit “Bend You.” The fan, who attended the concert with her boyfriend, rushed to the stage leaving her lover in the crowd.

The incident sparked a huge debate online, as some questioned why the woman would agree to the sensual performance. In other videos captured from the night, the woman’s boyfriend is seen exiting the venue alone – leaving many to wonder how the unfortunate love story unfolded after the show.

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