Lara George Biography

Lara George Biography

Lara George, born on June 23, 1978, is a renowned Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter, and producer based in the United States. With a career spanning over two decades, Lara George has made significant contributions to the gospel music scene, earning awards and nominations for her exceptional talent.


Lara George

Lara George

Early Life and Education




Born into the Oluwole Bajomo family in Lagos State, Nigeria, Lara George attended Queen's College before pursuing a master's degree in architecture at the University of Lagos.




Musical Career




Lara George's musical journey began at the University of Lagos, where she joined the campus fellowship choir. A former member of the disbanded musical group Kush, Lara's debut album, "Forever In My Heart" (2008), featured the hit single "Ijoba Orun," garnering her multiple awards and nominations. Notably, she won the Voice of the Year at the Nigeria Music Awards in 2008 and Best Vocals Performance (Female) at the 2010 'Headies' awards.




Husband and Children




Married to Gbenga George, a legal practitioner and music entrepreneur, Lara George is a proud mother of two children – Adeoba (boy) and Tiaraoluwa (girl). The family resides in Alpharetta, Georgia, United States.








- Ijoba Orun

- Dansaki

- Ko Ma Si/ Nobody Like You

- Ko Le Baje

- A New Day

- Mu Mi De'le

- Through the Years

- A Yin O

- Halleluyah Ft. Midnight Crew's Patricia Uwaje-King

- I Am Glad

- Ti Eru

- He Is Lord

- Halleluyah

- Total Surrender

- Oba Ogo

- Jesus Jehovah




Awards and Nominations




- 2016 KORA Awards: Best Gospel Artiste (Nominated)

- 2014 BEN TV UK Award: Best Female Vocalist (Won)

- 2013 Africa Gospel Music Awards: Trailblazer of the Year (Won)

- 2012 Gospel Music Awards: Best African Female Gospel Artiste (Won)

- 2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards: Best Gospel Artist (Won)

- 2010 The Headies: Best Vocal Performance (Female) (Won)

- 2010 Nigeria Music Awards: Best Female Vocalist (Won)

- 2008 The Headies: Best Vocal Performance (Female) (Nominated)




Net Worth




Lara George's net worth is estimated to be around $1 Million.




Social Media




Connect with Lara George on Instagram: @larageorgemusic

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