About Simi: Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye popularly known by her stage name as Simi is a fast rising Nigerian R&B singer, songwriter, recording artiste, stage performer, model and a philanthropist. She was born on 19th April 1988 in Ojuelegba, Surulere, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria. She is currently 29 years old. She is the last child in the family of four children. Simi grew up in Lagos as a tomboy before the separation of her parents when she was just 9 years old.
Simi completed her primary and secondary school education in Lagos, Nigeria and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. After her primary and secondary school education, Simi proceeded to Covenant University in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication.
Simi grew up dancing and singing as a member of her local church’s choir in Lagos until she wrote her first song at the age of 10 years old. Her professional musical career started in 2008 following the release of her first debut studio album titled “Ogaju” in 2008 which contained songs like “Iya Temi” and “Ara Ile” with the entire musical production from Samklef.