Tiwa Savage Biography, Age, Net Worth, House, and Cars

Tiwa Savage Net Worth, Biography, House and Cars (2021)
Tiwa Savage Net Worth, Biography, House and Cars (2021)

Tiwa Savage is a British-Nigerian singer-songwriter and actress who began her career providing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige before establishing herself as one of the music industry’s most prominent singers.

Tiwa Savage rose to prominence in 2013 with the release of her debut studio album, Once Upon a Time, which was a commercial success and featured seven songs including Kele Kele Love, Love Me (3x), Without My Heart, Ife Wa Gbona, Eminado Folarin, and Olorun Mi. Since then, she has had numerous hit singles and achieved considerable fame in the music industry.

Many record labels took notice of Savage, and in 2009 she signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. In this post, we will discuss Tiwa Savage’s total net worth, salary, income sources, career, biography, luxurious lifestyle, and much more.

Tiwa Savage Biography

Date of BirthFebruary 5, 1980
Age43 years old
Place of BirthIkeja
ProfessionR&B Singer
Net Worth$6 million

Who is Tiwatope Savage?

Tiwatope Savage is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, recording artist, and single mum. Tiwa was born and raised in Isale Eko on February 2nd, 1980. She moved to London at the age of 11 years for her high school education, while studying in London, she became a backup vocal for American artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige.

She also attended the Berklee College of Music while pursuing her university degree, Tiwa also competed at the famous U.K. edition of the X Factor.

While in the United States of America during Timaya’s concert in Los Angeles, she met Teebillz a Nigerian A&R person who eventually got her signed to Don Jazzy Mavin Records label in 2012.

In 2013 Tiwa finally married her long-term boyfriend and Manager Teebillz, and they had a son called Jamil in 2015.

But three years later, Precisely in April 2016, the celebrity couple’s marriage hit the rocks after her now ex-husband attempted Suicide by trying to Jump off the Lagos Lagoon. He claimed Tiwa Savage was cheating on him with people in the entertainment industry.

Tiwa Savage’s Musical Career

Tiwa’s musical Journey started in London, the United Kingdom where she attended and graduated from Berklee College of Music.

After which she became a backup singer for the likes of Mary J. Blige and George Michael.

In a recent interview with Nigerian Media Personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Tiwa Savage revealed that E.M.E. Record Label boss Banky W refused to sign her.

After this she also went to Don Jazzy who also refused to sign her to the now-defunct Mo hits record, her frustration made her return to the United States of America. Tiwa Savage eventually got signed to Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records in 2012.

Tiwa Savage Net Worth, Biography and Music Career (2020)

Tiwa Savage Albums

A year after she got signed to Mavin Records, Tiwa released her debut studio album titled Once Upon a Time which featured Nigerian artists such as Iceberg Slim, Sarkodie from Ghana, and General Pype.

On why she picked the title of the album once upon a Time, Tiwa said she wanted to motivate other upcoming artists by telling them that, once upon a time, she was a little girl in Isale Eko who dreamt of being a star.

Her second Studio Album R.E.D. was released on December 19th, 2015; the album also had Olamide, Don Jazzy, Dr. S.I.D., Iceberg Slim, 2face Idibia, D’prince, Busy Signal, and Reekado banks on it.

The Album R.E.D. was nominated for Best Album at the 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

Full NameTiwatope Savage
NicknameTiwa Savage
Age43 years old
Date Of Birth05 February 1980
Birth PlaceIsale Eko, Lagos State,
HometownLagos State, Nigeria
Height5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight65 kg (143 pounds)
Figure Measurement34-25-34
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorDark Brown
FatherName Not Known
MotherCecilia Savage
SonJamil Balogun
Education QualificationDegree in Accounting

Personal Life

Tiwa Savage decided to get married to Tunji “Tee Billz” Balogun on 23 November 2013, Their traditional wedding ceremony was kept at the Ark in Lekki. The two welcomed their first child a son named Jamil Balogun on 22 July 2015. However, Savage and Tunji got separated. It was in 2019 when Roumrd said that, Tiwa is in a relationship with singer Wizkid but none of them confirmed that report.

Declare Your Love Publicly

Songstress Tiwa Savage has made it clear to those rushing her in her DM to declare their love for her publicly rather than hide behind her DM and profess love for her without doing the needful.

Tiwa Savage after her rumored relationship with the late OBAMA DMW hasn’t made any relationship of hers public hence it’s believed she’s single and now we know there are some suitors in her DM rushing to have a relationship with her.

Tiwa Savage address that hasn’t accepted looking for a suitor or declined to look for a suitor but rather has asked those in her DM to be men enough to publicly declare their love for her rather than hiding behind her DM and refusing to come forward.

Tiwa Savage revives acting skills, directs the new first movie

According to the media outlet, Screen Daily, the movie Water, and Garri stems from Tiwa’s 2021 EP of the same title.

In the movie, while in the city of Cape Coast in Ghana, Tiwa plays the role of a fashion designer with a budding career in the U.S. who returns to her home in Africa to confront the guilt she left behind.

The 43-year-old singer is joined by Mike Afolarin, Andrew Bunting, and Jemima Osunde.

Sharing a post on Instagram of a picture of her on set and with directors, she wrote, “This is about to be an ICONIC moment. My first calling and co-directing debut with the GOAT @meji Alabi.”

Tiwa Savage affirms love for Tems as she celebrates her Grammy win

Tiwa Savage, an award-winning singer, has put rumors of a feud with Tems to rest as she celebrates her Grammy win.

Tiwa Savage took to Instagram to celebrate herself, proving that she isn’t competing with the current wave.

She used emojis to describe the Grammy winner as a champion to express her undying love for her.

“You already know ❤️ 4life”.

Temilade Openiyi, better known as Tems, broke records when she won her first Grammy award.

The Nigerian singer, who continues to soar and break records, was the first Nigerian female artiste to win a Grammy.

The singer received the prestigious award at the 65th Grammy Awards ceremony, which took place last night, February 5th, 2023, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.

Her appearance on Future’s song ‘Wait for U,’ which also featured Drake, earned her the award.

Tens has won the prestigious award ahead of Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, and other Nigerian female singers.

Sade Adu, a Nigerian-born British singer, has won four Grammy awards. However, because she does not identify as Nigerian even when questioned about her nationality, Tems is the first Nigerian female artiste to win the award.

Singer Tiwa Savage stirs reactions with her outfit to Afro Nation

Tiwa Savage, an award-winning singer, has become known for her love of raunchy outfits over the years.

The mother of one recently sparked controversy with her attire for Afro Nation 2022 in Ghana.

Tiwa Savage was seen hitting the stage with her sheers in a video that went viral on the internet.

“I wonder when she would start dressing her age,” one Deeezan foods user wrote. She is not the same as Ayra Starr.

One Everyday life with Cherechi wrote, “Thjs costume is not it. She’s beautiful as always but I don’t like the outfit

One Pastor Sade Popoola wrote, “Nakedness is not beautiful. You stated well. Tiwa but what happened to you. Don’t forget you are not white nor an American. I pray that the Lord will help you

One Chiaka wrote, “One word for whoever put this look together. Last warning, don’t cheapen our Tiwa like this again. What is the junkie look?

One Getfit Edirin wrote, “Tiwa with the good voice. But this your outfit looks cheap. You can be covered and still look beautiful”.

Singer Patoranking Surprises Tiwa Savage On Stage During Performance

An adorable moment during a recent performance in Lagos by dancehall performer Patoranking surprised his female colleague, Tiwa Savage, which has been captured in a video that has been uploaded online.

The intriguing event took place this past weekend at Rory Thunder’s 20th anniversary in Lekki, Lagos, and it elicited positive feedback from the audience.

Singer Patoranking surprises colleague, Tiwa Savage on stage during a performance
Tiwa Savage’s reaction to this has warmed hearts across the internet as netizens continue to praise Patoranking’s, thoughtful heart

An adorable moment when dancehall performer Patoranking surprised his female colleague, Tiwa Savage during a recent performance in Lagos has been captured in a video that has been uploaded online. The intriguing event took place at the 20th anniversary of Rory Thunder this past weekend in Lekki, Lagos, and it elicited warm comments from the audience.

The singer was singing one of her songs when the DJ changed the song to “Girlie O,” a song by Patoranking in which she had a featured role. Patoranking then crept onto the stage and began rocking her from behind. At first, Tiwa Savage didn’t recognize Patoranking due to his disguise as a Rastafarian with dreads, but she persisted in dancing with him and even twerked on him.

He was then given a microphone so he could perform alongside Tiwa Savage. When Tiwa Savage realized who she had been dancing with the entire time was Patoranking, she was shocked. Instantly smiling, she went on to give him a hug.

Tiwa Savage steals the show at British Fashion Awards

Tiwa Savage, a single mother of one, joined other international acts on the red carpet at the Fashion Awards 2022 in London on Monday.

The British Fashion Awards, one of the most anticipated events on the global fashion calendar, honors fashion at the crossroads of culture and serves as a global entertainment platform for brands, creatives, designers, artists, and tastemakers to come together to celebrate the industry.

Tiwa Savage made an appearance in a ruffled dress by top designer Calvin Opaleye and she was the cynosure of all eyes on the red carpet.

The singer’s eye-catching dress was not only glamorous but showcased the fashionable side of Tiwa Savage.

Check out her look at the event below:

Somebody’s Son Is About Jesus Christ, Not A Secular Song

Internationally recognized singer, Tiwa Savage, gives clarification on one of her hit singles, ‘Somebody’s son,’ mistaken for a secular song.

Since the release of the track, it had been widely related to a relationship songs mostly by women seeking a partner.

In a recent interview, Tiwa Savage confirmed that contrary to the popular conjecture about the song, it was inspired and dedicated to Jesus Christ.

“When I wrote this song (somebody’s son) a lot of people told me it wasn’t going to be a hit because only females would sing along to it. Men won’t be able to sing somebody’s son.

But you know what I told them? When I wrote this song, I was not even thinking about a relationship, I was thinking about Jesus Christ because he is the real somebody’s son.

So I said to them whether you are a man or woman, people will move to this song because we all need somebody’s son,” she stated.

Tiwa Savage receives an honorary Doctorate degree from her alma mater, Kent University

Afrobeats singer and songwriter Tiwa Savage, who continues to put the country on the world map in a positive way, has bagged an honorary degree.

Recall that GISTLOVER reported days back that the University of Kent, Tiwa Savage’s alma mater, had shortlisted her and many others to receive the prestigious degree.

Tiwa Savage and 2021 Nobel Laureate for literature Abdulrazak Gurnah were among Kent honorary graduands for July 2022.

In an official statement, the University of Kent described the singer as one of the inspirational individuals who will be awarded with the degree.

Tiwa Savage completed a degree in Business Administration at the University before winning a scholarship to study Professional Music at the Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Tiwa Savage took to her Instagram live session to share footage from the ceremony.

The graduation ceremony took place at Canterbury and Rochester cathedrals, USA.

Wizkid and Tiwa Savage were spotted hugging it out at a party in Germany

The two well-known Nigerian singers Tiwa Savage and Wizkid have officially ended their two-year feud.

Following their performances at the Afrobeats festival in Berlin, Germany, the musicians were spotted at a party.

As could be seen in a video now making the rounds online, Wizkid walked up to Tiwa Savage during the after-party and gave her an affectionate hug, stirring cheers from spectators.

Netizens have rejoiced as they commend both for finally burying their hatchets, urging them to do music together.

Tiwa Savage House and Cars

The 43-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.

Mercedes Benz V class

She also owns other exotic cars that are not made known to the public yet, Apart from her Endorsement deals, most of them are still active, and Tiwa also has property investments.

She bought her first house, which is a Multi-million mansion worth N75 million in Lekki; the home is located at Heaven Homes, Richmond Estates Lekki Lagos.

Tiwa Savage’s Awards and Recognition

  • The Best R&B Soul Song, ‘Kele Kele Love’, Afrotainment Museke Online Music Awards, 2012
  • Best R’N’B Single, ‘Love Me’, The Headies, 2012
  • Best Use of Costumes, ‘Without My Heart’, Nigeria Music Video Awards, 2013
  • Channel O Music Video Awards, ‘Without My Heart’, Best Gifted Female Video, 2013
  • Best Use of Costumes, Best Highlife, Best Indigenous Concept and Video of the Year, ‘Ife Wa Gbona’, Nigeria Music Video Awards, 2013
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards, ‘Without My Heart’, Best Collabo, 2013
  • Best Collabo of the Year, ‘Without My Heart’, City People Entertainment Awards, 2013
  • 4Syte TV Music Video Awards, ‘Without My Heart’, Best African Act Video, 2013
  • World’s Best Song and World’s Best Video, World Music Awards, 2014
  • Best Music Video of the Year, ‘Eminado’, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2014
  • The Best Collabo, ‘Girlie O Remix’, The Headies, 2014
  • Most Gifted Female, ‘Eminado’, Channel O Music Video Awards, 2014
  • The Headies, Best R&B/Pop Album, ‘Once Upon A Time’, 2014
  • Best Reggae/Dancehall, ‘Girlie O’ (Remix), The Headies, 2014
  • Best Album of the Year, ‘Once Upon A Time’, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2014
  • Hottest Single of the Year, ‘Eminado’, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2014
  • The Best Vocal Performance (Female), ‘Wanted’, The Headies, 2014
  • Best Love Song ‘My Darlin’, COSON Song Awards, 2015
  • Best Collabo Song, ‘Girlie O (Remix)’, COSON Song Awards, 2015
  • The Best Female Artist, ‘Wanted’, ELOY Awards, 2015
  • African Video of the Year, Best African Female Video, and Best West African Video ‘Bad’ WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards, 2016.

Tiwa Savage Net Worth

Tiwa Savage is currently the richest female musician and the most influential female artist in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $6 million. She has endorsement deals with the likes of Pepsi, Forte Oil, Maggi, and M.T.N., Which was worth about N30 million naira.

Her main source of income is music, which includes album sales, live concerts, hit singles, and collaborations with other artists. Savage is well-known for performing R&B, Pop, Afrobeats, and Hip Hop in English and Yoruba.

She has received numerous awards and accolades for her contributions to Nigerian music. She is a successful singer as well as an actress, having made her film debut in the stage adaptation of For Coloured Girls. Tiwa Savage’s yearly salary is around $500,000.

Savage has also been endorsing various brands; in 2013, she signed a $30 million deal with MTN Nigeria, a multinational mobile company. In addition, she became an ambassador for Pepsi, Forte Oil, and Maggi.

She’s been involved with a number of organizations, including breast cancer screening projects for which she helped raise funds. Tiwa Savage also has a YouTube channel, where she has amassed over 1 million subscribers.

Tiwa Savage and Wizkid relationship

Tiwa Savage and Wizkid are more like mutual friends or like we say best friends, but many have regarded them more as lovers with the Level of Musical P.D.A. they display while performing together at sold-out shows.

People Also Ask FAQs

How old is Tiwa Savage?

Tiwa Savage’s age is 43 years old and here’s to more life and prosperity in good health for her and her loved ones.

is tiwa savage married to wizkid?

Tiwa Savage and Wizkid are more like mutual friends or like we say best friends, but many have regarded them more as lovers with the Level of Musical P.D.A. they display while performing together at sold-out shows.

What is Tiwa Savage’s real name?

Tiwatope Savage-Balogun

Is Tiwa Savage Igbo or Yoruba?

I was born in Abia State. My late father, a Yoruba man, was a retired commissioner of police, while my mother is an Igbo-born businesswoman. I wasn’t one of those kids that attended parties, because my father was a disciplinarian. However, growing up was fun for me.

What is the relationship between Tiwa Savage and Wizkid?

During an interview with Beat 99.9FM, Tiwa explained her relationship with Wizkid saying: “We are friends, very good friends. There are few benefits; we do show together, we do music together, we make money together”.

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