We bring you the biography of Tiwa Savage, which contains untold facts and information about the popular Nigerian songstress.
Tiwa Savage is one of the richest female musician in Nigeria with lots of hit songs and albums to her name.
Tiwa Savage Biography
Tiwatope Savage born February 5 1980, professionally known as Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress.
She was born in Isale Eko, before she relocated to London at the age of 11 for her secondary education.
Tiwa Savage began her music career by doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige.
Early Life and Education
Tiwa Savage is originally hails from Isale Eko, Lagos State, Nigerian where she was born. She is from the Yoruba ethnicity.
She had her primary education in Lagos State then relocated to London at the age of 11 for her secondary education.
She graduated from the University of Kent and Berklee College of Music.
Tiwa Savage came into spotlight after after participating in the UK edition of The X Factor and signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2009.
After seeing the growth of the Nigerian music industry, she Savage moved back to Nigeria and signed with Mavin Records in 2012.
Tiwa made an appearance on the label’s 2012 compilation album Solar Plexus.
She released her debut single Once Upon a Time on July 3, 2013 with single such as Kele Kele Love, Eminado, Without My Heart and other hit songs.
Tiwa Savage announced her exit from Mavin Records and record deal with Universal Music Group.
She has been actively involved in youth empowerment and breast cancer screening projects which has raised funds to build schools in Nigeria.
Tiwa Savage Net Worth
Tiwa Savage is the richest female musician in Nigeria. She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Tiwa Savage Husband
Tiwa Savage got married to Tunji “Tee Billz” Balogun, the marriage took place on November 23, 2013, their traditional marriage was held at the Ark in Lekki.
Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz white wedding was held on April 26, 2014 at the Armani Hotel in Dubai.
Savage and Balogun announced on January 1, 2015, that they were expecting their first child together.
Six months later, she gave birth to their son, Jamil Balogun. However the marriage didn’t last. On April 28, 2016, Balogun accused Tiwa Savage of infidelity and his mother-in-law of witchcraft