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Speed Darlington Biography: Inside The Life Of US-based Nigerian Singer

Darlington Okoye, known better as Speed Darlington, is a US-based Nigerian songwriter, musician, dancer, singer, and social media comedian.


Darlington Okoye, a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, and dancer based in the United States, was born in Imo State on March 13th to Mr. Pericoma Okoye and Mrs. Queen Theresa Onuorah.

Imo State is a state in Nigeria’s south-eastern region. He is from Arondizuogu in Imo State’s Ideato North local government area.

Although his parents are not married to each other, Speed Darlington is the only son they had together while they were together.

Darlington Okoye was born in Imo State but raised in the Bronx, New York, USA. Nonetheless, no information about his educational background is available.

Speed Darlington, on the other hand, has a First School Leaving Certificate as well as a West African Examination Certificate. Darlington is an Igbo by tribe/ethnicity, a Nigerian by nationality, and a Southerner by region.


Darlington Okoye is a professional musician, songwriter, and dancer, as previously stated.

Speed began his career as a dancer in the 1990s at Queen Achakpo and entered the music industry in 2017. More likely, he did stop dancing and pursue a career in the music industry.

His mother and father, Queen Theresa Onuorah and Pericoma Okoye, are both musicians. Given that they are both in their prime, it is reasonable to assume that Darlington’s parents influenced his career choices.

Music & Songs

Since he started his music career in 2017, Darlington Okoye has released a couple of songs. These are some of his released songs:

°Popping Heavy

° My Girl

° Cash & Carry

° Enigma

° Bad Girl

° Saturday Night

° My Party

° Hustle Hard

° Lets Dance

° 50 inches or Better


Is Speed Darlington Queen Theresa Onuorah’s Son?

Yes, Speed is Queen Theresa Onuorah’s son. Truly. He was born while Queen Theresa Onuorah was dating her now-ex Pericoma Okoye.

While his father, Pericoma Okoye, is a traditionalist and musician, his mother, Queen Theresa Onuorah, is the leader of Africa’s Egedege dance.

Net Worth

Speed Darlington’s net worth is estimated to be between $100,000 and $300,000.


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