Last Updated on October 20, 2020
Tiwatope Savage popularly known and regarded by her stage name, Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian songwriter and singer. She happens to be one of the most highly influential female singers in the Nigerian music industry.
Tiwa Savage apart from being a top-notch celebrity also has a past, and success story of how she grew into becoming a popular celebrity.
Keep reading, while I reveal to you all you need to know about Tiwa Savage; including Tiwa Savage net worth, and biography.
|Real Name||Tiwatope Savage|
|Date of Birth||5th February 1980|
|Parents||Mr. and Mrs. Savage|
|Spouse||Tunji Balogun (Tee Billz)|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
Tiwa Savage Biography
Tiwatope Savage (Tiwa Savage) was born into the Savage’s family on the 5th day of February 1980 in Lagos State, Nigeria, where she had her primary education.
At the age of 11 years, Tiwa Savage and her family moved to London, United Kingdom, where she had her secondary but later went on to the United Kingdom to study her tertiary education. Tiwa Savage graduated with a degree in accounting from the Berkeley College of Music, Boston, UK.
While Tiwa Savage was in the university, she was a trombone player for her school’s orchestra band and did really well in handling the instrument which she had started learning from a very tender age.
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Tiwa Savage Career
Tiwa Savage had started pursuing her music career right from when she was in her first year in the University and then, she started by making song cover for various top singers and like George Michael, Mary Blige, and many others.
At the age of 16, 5 years after graduating from the university, Tiwa Savage took part in the UKedition of The X Factor, a British reality TV show which focuses majorly on music, and she got a publishing deal with Sony Music publishing in 2009.
A few years later, Tiwa Savage after seeing how fast and well the Nigerian music industry is growing, decided to move back to Nigeria. After which she was signed into the popular record label in Nigeria, Mavins Record, in 2012.
That year, she had one of her songs included in the album that was made by the record label.
Tiwa Savage released her first debut studio album on the 3rd day of July 2013 which she titled once upon a time and featured some singers from the record label and other popular musicians in some of her tracks.
The album actually contained seven tracks from the artiste, Tiwa Savage, and one of the songs from the album “Emimado”, where she featured the CEO of the Mavins Record, Don Jazzy, went so viral across the country. The album was produced by Don Jazzy.
She released her second debut studio album in 2015 which she titled R.E.D, which was said to be an abbreviation for Romance, Expression, and Dance.
The album was produced by the award-winning music producer and singer, Don Jazzy, with the help of other producers like Spellz, P2J, Baby Fresh, and Altims.
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Within 24 hours of releasing the album, it became the most streamed album on the MTN MUSIC digital streaming store and the song promotion was done through the i-am-red.com platform.
In July 2016, Tiwa Savage took to her Instagram page to announce the deal she signed as a publisher and one of the managers at the Rock Nation entertainment company.
In 2018, Tiwa Savage was seen to have appeared video for Fever, a song made by Wizkid, and she also sang the cover for the song. The song went so viral with controversies of Tiwa Savage being in a relationship with the award-winning artiste, Wizkid.
Tiwa was made appear as one of the singers who featured in The Lion King: The Gift album which was made by the American singer, Beyoncé, in one of the tracks, Keys to Kingdom which she wrote and appeared alongside Mr. Eazi, in July 2019.
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Tiwa Savage Net Worth
As of 2020, Tiwa Savage’s net worth is estimated to be $5 Million which she made from singing, songwriting, and ambassadorial deals.
Tiwa Savage Personal Life
Tiwa Savage is happily married to Tunji Balogun popularly known as Tee Billz to whom she got engaged on the 23rd day of October 2013 in Lekki, Lagos State.
The couple had their wedding on 26th April 2014 at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Tiwa Savage and her husband, Tee Billz are both happily blessed with a baby boy to whom was given birth to in July 2015.
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Tiwa Savage Awards
Here is the list of the reputable awards won by Tiwa Savage over time;
- 2018 MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act
- 2018 Headies Award for Best Collaboration – Ma Lo
- 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Female Artist of the Year
- 2014 MTV Africa Music Award for Best Female Artist of the Year
- 2018 City People Music Award for Best Collabo of the Year
- 2017, 2014 City People Music Award for Music Artist of the Year (Female)
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Tiwa Savage Best Quotes
“I’M 97% SURE YOU DON’T LIKE ME BUT I’M 100 SURE I DON’T CARE”Tiwa Savage
“DO NOT JUMP ANY STEP BECAUSE IT IS DIFFICULT TO START AGAIN”Tiwa Savage
“YOU CAN NEVER LEAVE A FOOTPRINT THAT WILL LAST IF YOU ARE ALWAYS WALKING ON TIP-TOES”Tiwa Savage
Tiwa Savage is ideally from a rich home, but has managed to struggle out her own success from the highly competitive music industry. And this should serve a source of motivation for other upcoming artists in the Nigerian music industry.
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