-She has a degree in Business Administration.
-She participated in the UK edition of the X-Factor.
Popularly known as Tiwa Savage, Tiwatope Savage-Balogun is popular as one of the most talented, greatest modern and brilliant female artistes we have in Nigeria.
Naijapr presents some things you need to note about her.
She was born in Ikeja, Lagos before she and her family relocated to the US when she was 11.
She has a degree in Business Administration
She graduated from the University of Kent where she bagged a degree in Business Admin.
She started singing right from when she was young
According to her, when she was a little girl, she had a passion for going into the entertainment industry, but her parents did not support her as a child which made her go to study Business Administration in the university. But at the age of sixteen, she did backup vocals for George Michaels.
How she got the money to launch her musical career
After she graduated from the university, she was forced to get a job as a trainee accountant to finance her musical career, but she later quit after she got tired of counting other people’s money and wanted to start making hers.
TeeBillz built the Tiwa Savage brand
She later moved back to America to study music at Berkley College of music where she met TeeBillz, her former manager who molded her into the Tiwa brand she is popular for today. Both of them have been married for years.
She has worked with a lot of artistes
She has worked with a lot of Artistes both at home and abroad. Some examples are Mary J. Blige, Blu Cantrell, Chaka Khan, Flavour, Patoranking, Korede Bello and many others.
She participated in the UK edition of the X-Factor
Not only was she a participant of this talent hunt show, she was also able to make it to the last twenty-four.
She is a strong lady
Usually, when people have issues in their marriages, they breakdown and are usually frustrated, but not her. After the fallout with her husband, she was able to handle the situation with much grace and finesse.
She is a happy mother
According to her, every time she thinks about her son, Jamal (Jam Jam) she gets happy but also feels scared because he is very precious to her.
She is signed to Don Jazzy’s Mavin records
She is signed to Mavin records together with artistes like Reekado Banks, Korede Bello and Dija.
She is a philanthropist
She tries as much as possible to reach out to the less privileged in the society. In line with this, she is actively involved in many youth empowerment schemes, she plays active roles in breast cancer schemes across the country and once, she tried raising money for an organisation that build schools for children.
Her expectation is to work with international award winning artistes, Rihanna and Beyoncé.