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Wendy Shay Biography

Ghanaian Musician

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Wendy Asiamah Addo (born 20 February 1996), popularly known as Wendy Shay, is a Ghanaian Afropop and Afrobeats singer who hails from Accra in the Greater region of Ghana. She rose to fame in 2019 after she released her first single titled “Uber Driver”. She is signed to the Ruftown Records in Ghana. In March 2021, she was among the Top 30 Most Influential Women in Music by the 3Music Awards Women’s Brunch.

Wendy Shay
Full Name Wendy Asiamah Addo
Born February 20, 1996 (age 28)
Nationality Ghanaian
Occupation Musician
Relationship Status Single
Education St Martin de Porres
Awards Discovery of the Year (Vodafone Ghana Music Awards)
Booking Contact [email protected]
Organization RuffTown Records

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Early Life

Wendy Shay was born 20 February 1996 to Mr & Mrs Addo in Accra, Greater Region of Ghana. After the death of her father, she relocated to Stuttgart, Germany with her three siblings. Wendy’s love of music grew after she lost her father when she was four years old.


She attended Morning Star School and St Martin de Porres in Accra before relocating to Stuttgart where she continued her education from grade 7 (JHS 1). She also attended a music school in Bernhausen in Germany.


  • Wendy Shay is a trained Nurse by profession, worked as a Midwife in the clinical field. She worked as a midwife until she moved to Ghana to pursue her musical dreams .
  • She was introduced to music by Rufftown Records Manager, Bullet and signed in January 2018 after the untimely death of label mate Ebony Reigns.
  • On 1 June 2018, Wendy Shay released her debut single “Uber Driver”, produced by MOG Beatz. The song was released together with the official video the same day.
  • Wendy Shay was enstooled as the Ahenemba Hemaa of Gomoa Afransi in the Central Region (Ghana) with the stool name Queen Ewurabena Ofosuhemaa Shay 1.
  • Wendy Shay is the brand ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in Ghana. There was a controversy around Wendy being sacked as the Brand Ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) but was later confirmed that she is still the Ambassador.
  • Wendy Shay has performed at several events including Miss Ghana 2018 Finals, RTP Awards Africa 2018, BF Suma Ghana Connect 18 concert.

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