Today marks the 36th birthday of Nigeria’s top female act, Tiwa Savage.
Here are 13 quick facts about her.
She was born Tiwatope Savage on February 5, 1980.
She hails from Isale Eko in Lagos Island.
Tiwa Savage dressed in a sack.
She studied Business Administration from the University of Kent.
Before embracing her musical talent, Tiwa Savage once worked for The Royal Bank of Scotland.
She also attended the Berklee College of Music where she earned a professional degree in Music.
In 2006 while attending music school, she was a participant in the UK edition of The X-Factor where she only managed to make it into the final 24.
She has written songs for international musicians like Babyface, Kat Deluna, Monica and Fantasia.
Before joining Mavin, she co-founded 323 Entertainment with her manager whom she is now married to, Tunji ‘Teeblillz’ Balogun.
She has two albums to her credit. ‘Once Upon a Time’ (2013) and R.E.D (2015). She was also a part of Mavin’s compilation album, ‘Solar Plexus’.
She got married to Teebillz on April 26, 2014 at a grand ceremony in Dubai.
She welcomed her first child on July 22, 2015 at a London hospital.
As an actress, she played the role of a club owner in popular television series, Shuga and acted alongside Joke Silva, Dolapo Oni and Ireti Doyle in the stage play, ‘For Coloured Girls’.
Tiwa Savage is a brand ambassador for MTN, Pepsi, Forte Oil and Pampers.
Source:: The NET