Obidi Chukwumfumnaya Anita, who is now known as Korra Obidi, is a renowned Nigerian musician, model, dancer, performer, social media influencer, and writer. She is a multi-talented dancer, who was, in 2017, nominated as the Africa Best dancer at the AFRIMMA Award.
Speaking of dancing, Obidi Chukwumfumnaya Anita has danced in music videos of popular Nigerian musicians like Davido, Sasha, Orezi, Timi, and many others. As a model, she has once been crowned Miss Radiography in 2007 and Miss Moremi — this was during her years as an undergrad student at the University of Lagos.
She also won the Miss Congeniality for Global Nigeria pageant in 2014. Now, I will take a thorough look at Korra Obidi’s biography, husband, career, Facebook, age, divorce, children, Instagram, modeling, Twitter, birthday, songs, and other minor things you have been meaning to know about her. Without further ado, let’s get into it!
Legally born and named Obidi Chukwumfumnaya Anita on the 23rd day of June 1994 to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Obidi, Obidi Chukwumfumnaya Anita is who we now know as Korra Obidi. She is a native of the Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria.
And speaking of that, Delta State is one of the states in the South-South of Nigeria. By default, Korra is regionally a Southerner and nationally a Nigerian — that is, she is a Nigerian citizen.
Obidi Chukwumfumnaya Anita was raised in a very strict family as her parents were members of the Deeper Christian Life Ministries. She was raised in Oshimili North with her two other siblings.
Obidi Chukwumfumnaya Anita attended a primary school in her hometown where she obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. After that, she attended the famed Command Secondary School, Ojo Lagos, where she obtained her West African Examination Certificate.
Upon graduation from secondary school, she gained admission to the renowned University of Lagos. At the University of Lagos, she studied and obtained a Ba of Arts Degree in Business Administration. Notably, she was a model and won a couple of awards during her years at the university.
Korra Obidi is not married. However, she used to be married to Dr. Justin Dean, who is an American chiropractic and sports therapist. Dr. Justin Dean and Obidi Chukwumfumnaya Anita got married in December 2017 in Lagos.
On the 9th day of July 2019, Korra and her husband Dr. Justin Dean had their first child whom they named June Dean. On the 2nd day of March 2022, they had their first child together. However, her husband Dr. Justin Dean filed for a divorce eight days after their second child was born.
In an Instagram post, he posted on his Instagram account confirming the divorce, Dr. Justin Dean posted in full: “Korra Obidi and I are getting a divorce. It is over! I would not be treated this way any longer. I did my absolute best to make it work. I did not want this, I did my best, (sic) my heart is broken. I supported her, loved her and I don’t deserve the way I was treated.”
Korra is now single. Since her husband filed for divorce, Korra is yet to get into another relationship. She is also no longer married, at least at the time this article went live on our website.
Korra Obidi started dancing during her childhood years. Because of how good she was at dancing, the famous Nigerian rapper, Sasha, featured her in one of his music videos in 2007 — she was 13 years old at the time.
After she gained admission into the University of Lagos, Korra Obidi started her professional career as a dancer. Speaking of professional careers, Obidi Chukwumfumnaya Anita was trained formally in belly dancing by her instructor, Priti Mastakar. Also, she was trained as the classical Odissi in Cairo.
Notably, she toured as an independent artist in October 2015 with the brand, the African Basketball League to different African countries such as Côte d’Ivoire. This, according to our findings, was between 2017 and 2018.
As a performer, Korra Obidi performed along with Walid Atallah in 2016 at the Ladies A’la Mode in Muscat, Oman. Also, she became the only black performer representing women of color at the Burj Al Arab, Dubai event.
Now, she was later featured on the famed American Top Dance Show tagged, ‘So You Think You Can Dance,’ in 2019. During her appearance at the said show, Korra was six months pregnant and made headlines as the first pregnant woman to ever perform on the show.
Aside from dancing, Obidi Chukwumfumnaya Anita is also a musician. Now, as a musician, released her debut album in 2015 and later released her EP this same year following the massive success of her debut album — Man Like You is the title of her debut album whereas Woman Power is the name of her EP and can be found on platforms showcasing Latest Nigerian Music.
In 2017, she released a single titled “Africa.” This song, according to information on the internet, is described as a world cup song. With ‘Vibration’ featuring Victoria Kimani, ‘Drop’ and ’50/50′ being her most recent releases, Korra Obidi has released other songs — Alter Ego, Jeje, My Bobo, Parkwell, Money Be Person, No Time, and many more.
Looking at the second paragraph of this article, you would notice that Korra has achieved as many successes in the modeling industry.
Korra Obidi Songs
Starting her music career professionally in 2015, Korra has released quite a good number of songs. As it is, this is the list of her selected songs, including but not limited to:
- Alter Ego
- Park well
- Not time
- Rest of mind
- My Bobo
- Money be person
- Africa(a World cup song that she released in 2007)
- ’50/50′, and
- ‘Vibration’ featuring Victoria Kimani
- More can be found on Latest Nigerian music charts
- Africa’s Best Dancer at the AFRIMMA Awards Ceremony in 2017
- Crowned Miss Radiography in 2007 and Miss Moremi at the University of Lagos
- Won Miss Congeniality for Global Nigeria in 2014
- Appeared at the GTBank Fashion Week and The Port Harcourt International Fashion Week
At the time we published this article on our website, Talk Talk Today, Obidi Chukwumfumnaya Anita’s net worth was estimated to be between 600,000 thousand and 3,000,000 million dollars.
Obidi Chukwumfumnaya Anita created her Instagram account in April 2012 under the username @korraobidi. She is following 994 people on the app and has over 1.5 million followers with about 2175 at the time.
She joined Facebook on the 24th day of May 2011 with the username @korraobidi1. On Facebook, she is following three people and has over 6.2 million followers. She is also on Twitter with the username @korraobidi with over 10.5k thousand followers and is following 260 people. As it were, she joined the app in July 2009.