Tolani Shobajo, also known as Tolanibaj, is a well-known name in Nigerian music. She has also worked for Universal Music Group, Aristocrats Records, Tooexclusive, and Pulse TV as a media personality. She stands at 5’8″ feet tall.
Tolani Shobajo was born in Lagos State on October 25, 1993. She is currently 28 years old.
Tolanibaj has been in the entertainment industry for over four years. “I would say showbiz started for me in December 2016,” the 28-year-old said.
That year, I made many of the contacts I have today in the industry. Detty December was more of a networking opportunity for me.”
Tolanibaj publicly criticized Universal Music Group Nigeria for “their apparent lack of direction” after being fired for misconduct.
|Real Name:||Tolani Shobajo|
|Date of Birth||October 25, 1993|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos|
|Occupation:||Reality TV Personality and Enterpreneur|
Early Life and Education
Tolani Shobajo aka Tolanibaj was born in Lagos on 25th October 1993 and then moved to Chicago, Illinois, U.S where she got educated.
While in the US, she was arrested and made to spend some jail term at the age of 21 for driving on a suspended license.
She later relocated to Nigeria to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. She currently resides in Lagos. Tolanibaj considers her relocation to Nigeria to be one of her greatest achievements to date.
After relocating, the 27-year-old media personality and content creator revealed she got a job with a top music company in Nigeria.
Tolanibaj claims that her main passion is entertainment, but she also enjoys dancing and cookingduring her leisure time.
She returned to Nigeria for the first time since leaving for the United States. She later decided to relocate to Nigeria in 2018 after spending 9 years in the United States, where she began her career in show business. She currently resides in Lagos.
Tolanibaj is a showbiz star who has worked with several entertainment companies and brands including Universal Music Group, Aristokrat Records, Tooexclusive, Pulse TV, etc.
After moving to Nigeria from the United States, BBNaija Tolanibaj landed a good job with Universal Music Group Nigeria (UMG Ng), the Nigerian division of the global record label Universal Music Group.
Later, she was allegedly fired for misconduct by the company. Her contract with Universal Music was terminated shortly before her appearance on Big Brother Nigeria Season 5.
Tolanibaj started her own business before joining BBNaija. Tolanibaj’s company is 234nextgen, a modeling and music promotion agency.
The company offers music marketing, distribution, modeling, and event management services.
She hopes to own a Non-Governmental Organization, NGO, and become a full-fledged philanthropist in five years. She has struggled to get along with the other housemates in the BBNaija Lockdown house.
Tolanibaj in the Big Brother Naija House
In the Big Brother Nigeria house, Tolanibaj found herself in a love square. Prince, a male housemate, has joined her and two other female housemates in what appears to be a semi-fight for his love.
While in the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) mansion, she was currently single and has no boyfriend or partner. Tolanibaj, on the other hand, had feelings for fellow BBNaija housemate Prince. However, there were numerous theories after the show ended.
Tolanibaj got entangled romantically with fellow housemate, Prince while in the Big Brother Naija House. Prince revealed at the BBNaija reunion 2021 segment that they got intimate once after the show.
Also, Prince revealed that he regretted dating her because she made many accusations against him and his family. He also revealed that Shobajo insulted his family, and his BBN friends alienated themselves from her after the show.