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Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub

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Exclusive detailed Biography of Nigerian singer Dr Sid, which includes his Age, Instagram, marital status and lot of other information about him which might interest you.

Dr Sid real / Birth name is Sidney Onoriode Esiri was born 1 May 1980 in Ikeja, Lagos state, Nigeria. Dr Sid Hail from Delta state. He was born and raised up in Lagos state by His mother who is
a successful fashion designer and his father the legendary actor Justus Esiri who is a Member of the Order of the Niger
(MON), and famous for his role as the Village Headmaster a Nigerian
sitcom popular in the 1980s.

The second child of 4 children from an
early age he had his heart set on becoming an entertainer. However his
life took a different course graduating from the Nigerian Air force
Secondary school ikeja, SID went on to the University of Ibadan (UI) to study Dental Surgery,
During his school years his flair for entertainment could not be hidden
as he took part in school plays, dance competitions and concerts
winning numerous awards along the way.

Dr Sid is currently married to his long Girl friend Simi Osomo and the marriage is blessed with a baby Girl. you can find the wedding picture below and more on bella naija

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dr sid and family


Dr SID signed on to a fresh new record label Trybe Records (who released the Nigerian hip hop group Trybesmen) as a choreographer. He would spend the next three years touring as a backup dancer for the Trybesmen.


Dr SID got his chance in front of the mic, when he was made a member of Da Trybe, and given a spot on the song that caused a revolution in Nigerian Hip-hop,
“OYA” in 2002 alongside Sasha, 2-Shotz, Timi, DEL, and the Trybesmen
(Eldee, Kb and Freestyle). Over the next year SID recorded his Debut
Single “Don’t Stop” and had the number 1 video on the MBI top ten for 8
weeks, His music career had to be put on hold as he had to take a year
out to finish up his university degree.


Dr SID became a qualified Dentist. He moved to the UK working with
the likes of JJC & the 419 squad, Felix Duke, KAS, R70 and D’Banj. Returning to Nigeria he spent the Next year working at Lagos University Teaching Hospital,[5][6] and then went on to serve his country at Yola in Adamawa state. He also worked at various dental clinics combining dentistry and music.


He started recording a studio album titled Prognosis which
featured the single “Raise da roof”. He was nominated in the Best New
Act category at the 2005 Amen Awards. He abandoned the album in 2006.


Dr SID after 3 years made the tough decision to quit practising as a
dentist and concentrate fully on his music career signing on to Don Jazzy‘s Mo’ Hits Records and records the Mo’ Hits Allstars collective album Curriculum Vitae (CV)
which was released in December 2007. He featured on 7 of the 15 tracks
released on the album, which include “Booty Call” and “Close to you”.


Dr SID spent most of 2008 touring with the Mo Hits Allstars, and performing at some of the major concerts, including the Thisday Music Festival and Star Mega Jam.


Dr SID started recording his first studio album as a solo artist under Mo’ Hits Records with producer Don Jazzy. The first single of the album Turning Point was titled “Something About You” and was released in September 2009 and is currently moving up the African charts alongside two other Winchi Winchi ft Wande Coal and Pop Something ft D’banj. He also performed at the MTV Africa Music Awards[9] in Kenya as a member of the Mo’ Hits Allstars alongside D’banj, Wande Coal and Kenyan artist STL.


Mo’ Hits Records release Dr SID’s debut album Turning Point on 11 April Dr SID New Single off Turning Point, “Over the Moon”, hits number 1 on Nigerian top 10.


Dr SID performing at MTV Africa Music Awards 2014

Following a fall out of the partners at Mo’ Hits Records, D’banj and Don Jazzy, Dr SID has since signed on to Don Jazzy‘s Mavin Records. He also had three songs from his upcoming album featured on a Mavin Records compilation album titled: Solar Plexus.


Dr. Sid recently starred in Moses Inwang’s ‘The Last 3 Digits’. He played an NYSC
corp member and a friend to Nonso Diobi in the movie. The movie is
packed with so many action and intrigues. The star studded movie won the
People’s Film Festival’s Best International Film award in Paris,



  • 2008 Soundcity Music Video Awards: Fresh Video (Mo Hits allstars)
  • 2009 Nigerian Music Video Awards: Best Afro Hip hop video (Mo’ Hits Allstars)
  • 2011 Hiphop World Awards: Hiphop World Revelation of the year
  • 2011 Hiphop World Awards: Best Pop Single
  • 2014 City People Entertainment Awards Best Collaboration


  • 2005 Amen Awards Best New Act
  • 2009 MTV Africa Music Awards Best Group
  • 2009 channel o Africa music video awards best duo or group
  • 2010 Dynamix All Youth Awards Artiste of the Year
  • 2010 Dynamix All Youth Awards Best New Artiste
  • 2010 Dynamix All Youth Awards Song of the Year
  • 2010 South South Music Awards Best New Artiste
  • 2010 South South Music Awards Best Pop (Solo)
  • 2011 Hiphop World Awards Album of the Year
  • 2011 Hiphop World Awards Song of the year
  • 2011 Hiphop World Awards Best Pop Single
  • 2011 Hiphop World Awards Best R’N’B/Pop Album
  • 2011 Hiphop World Awards Hiphop World Revelation of the year
  • 2014 World Music Awards World Best Male Artist
  • 2014 World Music Awards World Best Song
  • 2014 World Music Awards World Best Live Act
  • 2014 World Music Awards World Best Entertainer
  • 2014 MTV Base Africa Music Awards Song of the Year
  • 2014 City People Entertainment Awards Best Collaboration
  • 2014 City People Entertainment Awards Video of The Year
  • 2014 City People Entertainment Awards Most Popular Song of the Year

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