Hilda Oti is a Multi-talented artist, Author, Writer, Entrepreneur, Singer & Painter. In 2016, she received the ‘Hamburg African Diaspora Living Legend Awards’ in recognition for her Diaspora Engagement International. In 2020 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from France African Diaspora Prestigious Award. She is the author of Black Exodus fiction novel. A songwriter & Recording artist with three albums titled "The Cross" 'His Word is Fire in My Bones' and a Christmas album titled "Santa Claus" She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Painting from the University of Benin, Nigeria and a diploma in Mass Communication/Journalism from Federal Polytechnic Auchi, Nigeria.
She was Arts reporter and Cover designer for "The News Magazine" in Lagos, Nigeria before relocating to Paris-France in 2004. She is the CEO of HOBDD Group, Director at Hilda Oti Media International, Founder & CEO of France African Diaspora Prestigious Awards. Founder/publisher of African Rays Magazine, the first bilingual social-cultural magazine in Paris. She's blessed with two sons and a daughter.