Esther “Banty” Temiwunmi is a Nigerian singer, music, technology and gaming enthusiast from Warri, Delta State. She is a Top 12 contestant on Nigerian Idol Season 7 in 2022.
|Real name:||Esther “Banty” Temiwunmi|
|Place of birth:||Warri, Delta State|
|Hometown:||Warri, Delta State|
She surprised the Judges with her soulful voice which they didn’t see coming and continued to give superb performances back to back until she made it into the Nigerian Idol Season 7 Top 12.
She started singing when she was 8 years old and has performed mainly at church since then.
Banty hopes Nigeria falls in love with her personality and says her family will be most proud of her achievement.
She cites passing her ‘vibe check’ with D’banj as her happiest moment during Theatre Week and tags him her favourite Judge.
This music, tech and gaming enthusiast knew she wanted to be a singer because she always sang regardless of what she was busy with.
She prepares for performances by jumping, staying in the sun and talking.
Inspired by Teyana Taylor, she is looking forward to performing for her fans and viewers on the Nigerian Idol stage and believes she has all it takes to be the winner.
Watch the audition that earned Banty a golden ticket below;