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Tiwatope Savage was born on 5 February 1980, known professionally as Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress. Born in Isale Eko, she relocated to London at the age of 11 for her secondary education.

Five years later, she began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige.

After She participating in the UK edition of The X Factor and graduating from Berklee College of Music, in 2009 tiwa savage signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing.

Tiwa savage biography

Tiwa savage
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  • Born : Tiwatope Savage
  • February 5, 1980 (age 40)
  • Isale Eko, Lagos State, Nigeria
  • Birth name : Tiwatope savage
  • Occupation : singer, songwriter and actress
  • Spouse(s) : Tunji Balogun
    (married 2013, divorced)
  • Active years : 1996 – present
  • Children : 1

Tiwa savage early life

Tiwatope Savage was born on 5 February 1980, in Isale Eko, Lagos State, Nigeria. Her family relocated to London when she was 11 years old. While attending secondary school, she was a trombone player for her school’s orchestra band.

Savage graduated with a degree in accounting from the University of Kent, and started working at The Royal Bank of Scotland.

She did backup vocals for English singer George Michael at the age of 16, tiwa savage lent vocals to other musicians such as Mary J. Blige, Chaka Khan, Blu Cantrell, Emma Bunton, Kelly Clarkson, Andrea Bocelli and Ms. Dynamite.

Savage enrolled at Berklee College of Music and graduated with a degree in professional music in 2007. While reminiscing about her experiences there, she said she was motivated by the drive and passion of the younger students. She also said she needed the school’s atmosphere.

While In 2006, Savage participated in the UK edition of The X Factor and advanced to the final 24, but ended up being the 12th person to be evicted. While participating, she had difficulty dealing with the limelight.

She said, “You have to always realize that people are watching. When I got the bad news that I wasn’t getting through [to the final 12] it was a really painful time. But you still have to learn how to hold that until you get home.

Because you don’t want to just let everything out. People admire you and want to see that you’re strong; they don’t want to see you breaking down.”

In 2009, Sony/ATV Music Publishing signed Tiwa Savage to a music deal. The deal solidified her to write songs for Babyface, Kat Deluna, Fantasia Barrino, Monica and Mýa. But more than writing for other music producers, Savage thought it’s time to step up her game and storm the limelight. Not anywhere, fatherland was on her mind.

As one who is prone to corrections and adjustment, Savage made some modifications to her lyrics, accents and inculcated her native tongue. She established her own label imprint, 323 Entertainment, with her then-manager and now husband Tunji “Tee Billz” Balogun.

Tiwa savage  joined Don Jazzys Mavin Records in 2012 after the label she co-owns teamed up with the executive producer. Her debut single, “Kele Kele Love,” became a massive success upon its released in 2013, topping Nigeria’s music chart. Then followed her first long-awaited album, “Once Upon A Time.”

Tiwa Savage has released three albums during his lifetime: Once Upon A Time (2013), R.E.D (2015) and Sugarcane (2017). Her other songs include Eminado, Ma Lo (featuring WizKid), All Over, Without My Heart, Wanted, Ife Wa Gbona.

She held an album listening party at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Ikoyi in May 2013. During the listening party, she revealed the entire track list of the album and announced Iceberg Slim, Sarkodie and General Pype as featured acts.

The album was released to the Nigerian public on 3 July 2013. It was released on iTunes a day before its official release. Savage named the album Once Upon a Time in order to portray the positive stories about her life.

She 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.

The album was supported by seven singles—”Kele Kele Love”, “Love Me (3x)”, “Without My Heart”, “Ife Wa Gbona”, “Folarin”, “Olorun Mi” and “Eminado”. It also includes political songs like “Middle Passage”, which is about the struggles of African men in a foreign country.

Savage has been involved in many youth empowerment and breast cancer screening projects across Nigeria. She helped raise money for an organisation that builds schools in her hometown.

Savage signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria in July 2013, reportedly worth ₦30 million. She also signed endorsement deals with Pepsi, Forte Oil and Maggi.

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Tiwa savage big house at Ikate Elgushi, Lekki, Lagos

Tiwa Savage Endorsements

Tiwa savage signed a distribution and management deal with Roc Nation in June 2016. She is also the first female artist to be endorsed by Pepsi. Not only that, she is also a brand ambassador to Forte Oil, Star Radler and Maggi as well.

In addition to that, she signed an endorsement deal worth N30million with MTN Nigeria in July, 2013.

Tiwa Savage has collaborated with several Artists within and outside Nigeria. She worked together with Waje, Praiz, Timi Dakolo and Pamela Egoh on the Ovation Red Carol theme song titled ‘Higer‘.

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Tiwa savage as star ambassador


Tiwa savage other collaboration

  • Flavour N’abania’s ‘Oyi’ (Remix), 2012.
  • Reekado Bank’s ‘Turn It Up’, 2014.
  • Patoranking’s ‘Girlie O’ (Remix), 2014
  • DSTV Campaign song ‘African Rising’ together with Micasa, Lola Rae, Sarkodie, Diamond and Davido, 2014
  • ‘Get it Now’ (Remix) ft Omarion, 2014
  • ‘Lova Lova’ ft Duncan Mighty, 2018
  • Skales’s ‘Pressure’, 2018
  • WSTRN ‘Love Struck’ with Mr Eazi, 2018
  • Sol’s ‘Girl Next Door’, 2019
  • DiJa’s ‘The Way You Are’, 2018.

Tiwa savage net worth

Forbes estimate tiwa savage net worth to be $5M presently

In 2017, Tiwa Savage revealed announced on her Instagram page that she has a house in Lekki, Lagos. Tiwa Savage’s house is located in Ikate Elegushi, Lekki Peninsula, Lagos and the beautiful mansion is said to be worth 75 million Naira.

How tiwa savage generate her wealth

Endorsement Deals

Tiwa Savage was the brand ambassador for Nigeria’s telecom giant, MTN, in a deal worth to be around N30 million and she was also the brand ambassador for popular e-commerce site, KONGA in a deal worth around N20 million.

Album sales

Tiwa Savage also makes her money from selling of albums and songs. The singer gets her money from Universal Music Group after signing a seven-year publishing and distribution deal on May 2019 following her exit from Don Jazzy’s Mavin records.


She also makes her money while attending concerts both in Nigeria and outside the shores of Nigeria. Tiwa Savage charges up to N4 million on shows she is called upon to attend in Nigeria.

Acting Career

Tiwa Savage also makes significant amount of money from acting films.

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