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Tiwa Savage Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Children

Tiwa Savage Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 66 kg
Date of Birth February 5, 1980
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Hair Color Black

Tiwa Savage is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress who has amassed a global fan following with her music and has released popular albums like Once Upon a Time (2013), R.E.D (2015), Celia (2020), etc. as well as EPs like Sugarcane (2017), Water & Garri (2021), etc.

Born Name

Tiwatope Omolara Savage

Nick Name

Tiwa Savage, Queen of Afrobeats

Tiwa Savage as seen in 2013
Tiwa Savage as seen in 2013 (TCD Photography / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Isale Eko, Lagos State, Nigeria





Tiwa attended the University of Kent and earned her degree in accounting.

Furthermore, she received her degree in professional music from the Berklee College of Music in 2007.


Singer, Songwriter, Actress


Afrobeats, R&B, Pop, Hip Hop, Soul


Vocals, Trombone


  • Universal Music Group
  • Motown
  • 323 Entertainment
  • Capitol Records
  • Island Records
  • Mavin Records
  • Roc Nation




5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm


66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Tiwa Savage has dated –

  1. Tunji Balogun (2013-2018) – The Kele Kele Love singer tied the knot with Tunji Balogun in a traditional ceremony in Lekki on November 23, 2013. The couple followed it up with a white wedding ceremony held on April 26, 2014, at Dubai’s Armani Hotel. Tiwa gave birth to their son Jamil ‘JamJam’ Balogun on July 22, 2015. Not long after, the couple began having marital problems with Balogun accusing his wife of infidelity and his mother-in-law of practicing witchcraft. Tiwa, on the other hand, blamed him for financial recklessness, drug addiction, and abandonment.
  2. Wizkid (2018)
Tiwa Savage as seen performing in 2012
Tiwa Savage as seen performing in 2012 (TCD Photography & User:Versace1608 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Race / Ethnicity


She is of Yoruba descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Arm sleeve tattoo

Brand Endorsements

Tiwa has endorsed brands like –

  • Pepsi
  • Forte Oil
  • Maggi
  • Tecno
  • 49-99
  • Pampers
Tiwa Savage performing at GTBank's Biggest Baddest in December 2014
Tiwa Savage performing at GTBank’s Biggest Baddest in December 2014 (Emily Nkanga / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED)

Tiwa Savage Facts

  1. Although she was born in Nigeria, her family relocated to London when she was 11 years old.
  2. In November 2018, Tiwa bagged the ‘Best African Act’ award at the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards, making her the first woman to win in that category.
  3. She sings in English and Yoruba languages.
  4. At 16, Tiwa did backup vocals for the English singer George Michael. Additionally, she has also lent her vocals to the likes of Mary J. BligeKelly Clarkson, Chaka Khan, Andrea Bocelli, Blu Cantrell, Emma Bunton, Ms. Dynamite, etc.
  5. Between 2013 and 2014, she appeared as Sade Banjo in season 3 of the television drama series, Shuga.
  6. In 2006, Tiwa participated in season 3 of the reality competition series The X Factor. She reached the final 24 stage and was the 12th person to be eliminated from the show, which was ultimately won by Leona Lewis.
  7. She performed background vocals on Whitney Houston‘s final studio album, I Look to You (2009).
  8. Tiwa became the unwitting subject of a leaked s*x video with her partner after he accidentally uploaded the video to Snapchat. But, he took it down almost instantly. However, someone downloaded the video before it got deleted and blackmailed her for money with the threat of making the video public. Tiwa, for her part, refused to comply with the threat and instead went forward with speaking publicly about the incident to own the narrative.
  9. She was included on BBC‘s ‘100 Inspirational and Innovative Women’ list of 2017.

Featured Image by TCD Photography / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED

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