Aituaje Iruobe, born September 1, 1980, better known as Waje, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter known for her vocals, which cover three octaves. She came into the spotlight after he was featured in the remake of P-Square’s “Omoge Mi” and P-Square’s hit song “Do Me” in 2008. Waje is the first child in her family, born and raised in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
Waje Wiki Profile
|Full Name||Aituaje Aina Vivian Ebele Iruobe|
|Occupation||Singer, songwriter and author|
|State of Origin||Edo|
|Date of Birth||September 1, 1980|
|Net Worth||$1.7 million|
Early Life and Education
Waje’s parents divorced when she was at a tender age, which affected her while growing up but she had to overcome the difficulty that accompanied her parent’s divorce.
Waje started singing gospel songs in church, which got the attention of the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa who helped her during her elementary and secondary school days.
After her secondary education, Waje moved to Nsukka, where she gained admission into the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, obtaining a degree in social work from the school.
Waje is one of the most sought-after singers in Nigeria with her melodious voice, which can melt hearts.
Waje has created a huge impact in the music industry with one of the best voices ever.
She draws inspiration from Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin, whom she listened to while she was young.
Waje’s vocals played a huge role in Banky W’s “Thief My Kele” and M.I’s “One Naira“. The two songs were massively accepted by fans and lovers of good music.
In 2016, the vocal machine “Waje” was one of the four judges in the inaugural season of The Voice Nigeria.
In 2014, Waje made her acting debut in the Stanlee Ohikhuare-directed film “Tunnel“, alongside Femi Jacobs, Patrick Doyle, Nse Ikpe-Etim, and Lepacious Bose.
She has released several hit songs and also featured in top artists’ songs.
Waje Net Worth
Waje is a top Nigerian songtress with an estimated net worth of $1.7 million.
Waje Studio albums
- W.A.J.E (2013)
- Red Velvet (2018)
- Heart Season (EP) (2021)
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Waje is a single mother. She is not yet married and has not revealed the identity of his daughter.
Waje got pregnant in her secondary school days when she was writing the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.
She tried to hide it from the mother until the pregnancy was 5 months.
Waje was forbidden from singing in the church because she got pregnant outside marriage.
Waje has a sister, Amaka Iruobe who is an actress and played a role in the popular TV series Tinsel and also featured in the movie First Cut.
Waje is one of the most respected singers and songwriters in Nigeria especially with her super vocals.
Shs has played huge role in the music industry, a true inspiration t the younger ones.