Tiwatope Savage is her real name. At the moment she is a famous Nigerian singer born on the 5th day of February, 1980 in Ikeja, Lagos. She lived in Nigeria until 11 when her parents relocated to London and she moved with them. Report also gathered that she lived in the United States at some point.
In High School, she was an active member of the school’s Orchestra band, where she played the Trombone. After her high school education, Tiwa attended the University of Kent where she studied Business Administration.
Research reveals that Tiwa had been on professional music for as far back as 1996. It was only around 2010 that she started singing in Nigeria. Her professional music life started at the young age of 16 when she began to back-up vocals for a number of artistes like Blu Chantell, Mary J. Blige, Andrea Bucelli, Kelly Clarkson, George Michel and Chaka Chan. She also participated in the X Faxtor, UK in 2006 and made it to the final 24 before she was dropped. Tiwa Savage is a good songwriter as well and has written songs for a number of artistes which include Kat De Luna, Mya, Fantasia Barrino, Jacko, Monica etc. She also performed background vocals for Whitney Houston’s 2009 album, I Look to You.
Her Entrance To Nigerian Music
She made her way into the Nigerian entertainment industry with her famous hit single titled ‘Kele Kele’ love which began topping the charts. She later released another hit single titled ‘Love me’ and since then, she has been dropping hits making her the people’s choice.
Tiwa Savage also did divers collaborations with several other Nigerian top artistes. Her unique voice has made way for her and her professionalism. She has done lots remixes and collaborations with several local and international stars such as Waje Patoranking, Flavor N’abania etc. She is signed to Don Jazzy’s Mavin records. She also has her own entertainment Company, 323 entertainments.
Tiwa Savage Marriage
It was during her 33rd birthday party in 2013 that her boyfriend and manager Tunji Balogun, fondly called Tee Billz proposed to her right before her friends and family who were celebrating with her. The ring was rumoured to cost $3,000. An engagement ceremony followed shortly after and it took place in Lekki Nigeria with celebrities such as Davido, Banky W, Femi Otedola, Lola okoye, Don Jazzy, Omawunmi, Rita Dominic, Toke Makinwa, Iyanya, Agbani Darego, King Sunny Ade, Karen Igho and the Mavin Crew.
The white wedding took place in Armani Hotel, Dubai. It was well attended by several Nigerian artistes as well. The union is blessed with a child.
Tiwa Savage Net Worth
Tiwa Savage has signed several endorsement deals with divers companies including MTN, Pepsi, Forte Oil, Maggi etc. She has also won several awards both national and international awards. With all these endorsement and shows, she is labeled to be the richest female artiste in Nigeria with a net worth of $4.85 million.