Israel Olajide Omotara a.k.a Divine, a Song writer, Music Arranger and Composer, was born on
the 3rd of March, 1971 at Mushin, Lagos, to the family of Overseer Johnson Oladunjoye
Omotara & Deaconess Grace Abike Omotara, both of blessed memory.
He attended, St. Phillips Primary School, Mushin, Ladipo Primary School, Mushin, Mushin High School, Okota-Isolo and Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, all in Lagos State.
He started his singing career from a tender age as a Choir member in The Apostolic Church where the talent in him was discovered by Pastor S.O. Ajewole, who enrolled him in the Choir back then. He was so engrossed in the Choir activities, an astute chorus leader and a composer with dexterity. He represented his church in various choir activities on Assembly, District, Area Level and even to the Headquarters. He also held various choir leadership positions, ranging from Choir Master, Deputy Choir-Master and Secretary at various levels.
His passion for music spur him to establish a melody making Live Band called ‘Divine Band’ performing at various social functions. Presently, he has five singles to his credit. In addition, he has written few Soundtracks for Nollywood Home Videos.
Israel Omotara also has passion for script writing and acting as he has appeared in few Movie productions.
He presently resides in Lagos, married to Helen Abosede Omotara and their marriage is blessed with children.