She was born on August 13, 1989 to Nigerian parents from Delta State.
Eva holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Bowen University.
Her Music Career
Eva began her music journey dated back to her early age in her church’s choir and drama club while in secondary school.
Eva cited Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, Sade Adu, The Carpenters, John Lennon and Don Williams and others all helped to influence her musical career as a rapper.
Her mother also played a vital role when she used to listen to musical recordings from the 70’s and 80’s.
In 2009, Eva released “I Dey Play” as her first ever studio recording. The song features Tha Suspect and was recorded over Lil Wayne’s “A Milli” instrumental.
She was featured on “Make ’em Say”, a song from one of Strbuttah’s mixtapes. The music video for the song was created by Rcube of Strbuttah and released in January 2011.
Eva made her debut EP, titled The GIGO E.P, was released for free digital download on 20 November 2011.
At an early age of 10, Eva wrote a short story in her notebook, and dreamt of being an author. After learning of Eminem, she began to write rap verses. Eva’s love for words and rhyming pulled her deeper into the Hip hop genre.
In November 2014, Eva released her self-titled second EP Eva’s debut studio album, 1960, released in January 2015.
Eva is the owner of makeup By Orsela, a company that specializes in Makeup services.
It was reported in May 2012 that Eva signed a record deal with Da Trybe 2.0, a record label owned by record producer and recording artist eLDee.
In February 2013, she worked with producer Sossick to release “Mercy”, a song that was made available for download on her blog site. The song was produced and co-written by the aforementioned producer.
In December 2013, UK producer Drox featured her in the music video for “Mercy”. He released several official remixes of the song, including a “Summer Mix” and a “Jackin Storm” mix.
August 2013, Nokia Nigeria enlisted her as one of the judges for its annual Don’t Break Da Beat competition.
Eva was featured in the Lagos edition of BBC Radio 1xtra’s Live Lounge alongside M.I, 2face Idibia, Wizkid and Iyanya.
Eva also collaborated with Burna Boy, Endia, Yung L, and Sarkodie on a song that was initially intended to be a theme song for the third season of MTV Base’s Shuga.
On 31 August 2014, Thisday newspaper reported that Eva became an ambassador of Guinness Nigeria’s Made of Black campaign alongside Olamide and Phyno.
March 1 2016, Eva Alordiah released her second mixtape titled ‘Because You Been Waiting’. It consists of 5 songs and features a sample of DMX’s 2000 single “What These Bitches Want”.
Awards and Nominations
Eva has so far earned several awards including one Nigerian Entertainment Award from 4 nominations, one ELOY Awards, and one YEM awards from 2 nominations.
Her Personal Life
Eva is said to be still single but was reported to have dated Nigerian singer, Ice Prince when he first relocated to Lagos from Jos. Ice Prince told the Nigerian Tribune that the relationship ended due to numerous arguments.
Her Net Worth
Eva Alordiah is a talented singer currently making waves in the Nigerian entertainment industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $700,000 dollars.