Tiwa Savage Biography: Age, Net Worth, Education, Marital Status, Cars, Houses


Popular Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage who has been making trends on social media over alleged leaked sex tape with boyfriend who’s yet to be identified is one of the talented songwriter and singer in Nigeria. Here’s is a detailed biography

Profile Summary

Name: Tiwatope Savage

Birthdate: February 5, 1980

Birthplace: Lagos State, Nigeria

Age: 41 years [2021]

Nationality: Nigerian

Children: Jamil Balogun

Spouse(s): Tunji Balogun (m 2013, Divorced)

Years active: 1996–present

Labels:323, Universal, Motown, Capital, Island

Education: University of Kent, Berklee College of Music

Relationship status: Single

Occupation: Musician, actress

Net worth: $6 million

Tiwa Savage’s biography

Tiwa Savage was named Tiwatope Savage when she was born over four decades ago in Ikeja, the capital of Lagos State, Nigeria.

She relocated to London at the age of 11 for her secondary education. Five years later, she began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige.

Tiwa’s Educational Background

She has a Business administration degree from the University of Kent. She also attended the Berklee College of Music.

Tiwa’s Musical Career

At 16 years, she was carving her career as a backup vocalist for many famous artists like Mary J. Blige, Ms Dynamite, Emma Bunton, George Michael and so on.

She has also performed on stage with artists like 50 Cent, Destiny’s Child, The Black Eyed Peas, Eminem and a few others.

Tiwa broke through many Nigerian music charts with her debut single ‘Kele Kele Love.

She signed a music deal with Sony/ATV Publishing which helped her in writing for artists like Mya, Kat De Luna, Babyface, Monica and Fantasia.

In 2011, she made her first trial into the acting scene as an actress in the stage adaptation ‘For Coloured Girls’ where she played the role of a club owner.

In December 2011, she co-hosted the Nigerian Idol second season with IIIrymz.

In December 2013, she co-hosted the Headies 2013 with Dr Sid at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos.

She was the first female artist in Africa get her tickets sold out at the London Indigo O2 Arena with a sold-out preview show pop up shop.

Her fame increased after the album was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and for Best R&B/Pop Album at The Headies 2014.

Savage’s second studio album R.E.D was released on 19 December 2015. It it was supported with two singles: “My Darlin” and “Standing Ovation”.

In June 2016, Savage signed a management and publishing deal with Roc Nation.

In May 2019, Universal Music Group announced the signing of Tiwa Savage. During said announcement, it was revealed that Savage left Mavin Records. Don Jazzy congratulated Savage on her UMG signing and said she will forever be remembered at Mavin. Don Jazzy added.

Savage sings in English and Yoruba; her music is a mixture of Afrobeats, R&B, pop and hip-hop. Savage’s contributions to the Nigerian music industry have earned her several achievements. She has been involved in youth empowerment and breast cancer screening projects and has raised funds to build schools in Nigeria.

Savage performed background vocals on “Èkó”, a slow-burning ballad from Coldplay’s eighth studio album Everyday Life (2019).

On 18 August 2020, Tiwa Savage released the track list for the album Celia, and announced that the album was released on 28 August 2020.

Tiwa’s Marital status: 

The singer is currently single. She was previously married to TeeBillz, whose real name is Tunji Balogun. The two started out as good friends before their relationship became a romantic one.

Not long afterwards, on April 26 of the following year, Tiwa Savage and Teebillz had a white wedding in Dubai. Tiwa Savage wedding ceremony took place at the Armani Hotel.

Tiwa Savage”s Awards

Female Musician of the Year at City People Entertainment Awards in 2011.

Best R&B Soul Song at Afrotainment Museke Online Music Awards in 2011.

Most Stylish Female Artiste at FAB Magazine Awards in 2011.

Most Promising Act at Dynamix All Youth Awards in 2011.

Best Highlife at Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) in 2012.

Best Vocal Performance (Female) at The Headies in 2012.

Most Gifted R&B Music Video of the Year at Channel O Music Video Awards in 2012.

Most Gifted Female at 2014 Channel O Music Video Awards in 2014.

Best Reggae/Dancehall Single at The Headies 2014 in 2014.

Female Artist of the Year at 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2014.

Best Female West Africa at African Muzik Magazine Awards in 2014.

Musician of The Year (Female)  at City People Entertainment Awards in 2014.

Best Female at MTV Africa Music Awards 2014 in 2014.

Best Collabo Song at COSON Song Awards in 2015.

Best African Act at MTV Europe Music Awards in 2018.

Tiwa Savage Net Worth 2021 Forbes

Tiwa Savage net worth 2021 Forbes is estimated to be $6M. She is one of the richest musicians in Nigeria

One the most influential female artist in Nigeria, based on the number of endorsement deals she has with the likes of Pepsi, Forte Oil, Maggi, and M.T.N., Which was worth about N30 million naira.

While her music Albums sales, singles, and catalogs which also include her earnings from digital platforms such as Spotify and YouTube have all brought in digits in million dollars.

Tiwa Savage House

In 2017, Tiwa Savage revealed announced on her Instagram page that she has a house in Lekki, Lagos. Tiwa Savage’s house is located in Ikate Elegushi, Lekki Peninsula, Lagos and the beautiful mansion is said to be worth 75 million Naira.

Tiwa also has property investments that are not made known to the public yet

Tiwa Savage Cars

The 41-year-old single mum can boast some exotic cars such as her latest ride, a custom-made Mercedes Benz V class that costs over $83,000.

She is also reported to be the owner of luxury cars like her Red Volkswagen EOS Convertible, Prado SUV and Toyota Landcruiser.

Tiwa and Wizkid

Following her separation from her husband, Tiwa Savage has always been seen different occasions with the Nigerian superstar, Wizkid.

As a matter of fact, rumour has it that those two are seriously in love and currently in relationship. Of course the both of them has on different occasions dismissed this as mere rumours until the release of Wizkid’s music video “Fever.”

From the look of things in that video, one would hardly believe there is nothing serious going on in the real life between those two

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