Tiwa Savage Biography, Age, Songs, Albums, Husband, Children, House, Cars, Net Worth, and Career

Tiwa Savage

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. The album 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 noticed Savage, and in 2009, she signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. This post 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
Age44 years old
Place of BirthIkeja
ProfessionR&B Singer
Net Worth$6 million

Early Life

Tiwatope Savage (born February 2, 1980) is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, recording artist, and single mum. Tiwa was born and raised in Isale Eko. 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 competed on 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.

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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.

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Tiwa Savage Albums

A year after she was signed to Mavin Records, Tiwa released her debut studio album, Once Upon a Time. The album 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.

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 was 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 public; hence, it’s believed she’s single. Now, we know there are some suitors in her DM rushing to have a relationship with her.

Tiwa Savage addresses that she hasn’t accepted looking for a suitor or declined to look for a suitor. Rather, it 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.

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Tiwa Savage House and Cars

The 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 have not been made known to the public yet. Apart from her Endorsement deals, most 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.
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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 several organizations, including breast cancer screening projects for which she helped raise funds. Tiwa Savage also has a YouTube channel that has amassed over 1 million subscribers.

Tiwa Savage and Wizkid relationship

Tiwa Savage and Wizkid are more like mutual friends or 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 for FAQs

How old is Tiwa Savage?

Tiwa Savage’s age is 44 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 police commissioner, while my mother is an Igbo-born businesswoman. I wasn’t one of those kids who 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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