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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage is one of Nigeria’s most popular and richest female musicians. Popularly known as the first lady of MAVIN Records, she is also co-owner of 323 Entertainment. The 36-year-old is a naturally gifted songwriter and electrifying dancer with a voice that is as sweet as honey.

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We have compiled 10 interesting things we think you should know about Tiwa Savage. Check them out below:

1. Tiwa Savage studied Business Administration at the University of Kent and graduated with a degree in professional music at the age of 27

2. In high school, she was a member of the school’s orchestra where she played the trombone for the group

3. By age of 16, she was a backup vocalist for George Michael

4. In 2006, she participated in UK’s X-Factor and made it to the final 24

5. Her first big public appearance in Nigeria was at the 2010 Hip Hop World Awards which held in March

6. Tiwa Savage is a humanitarian, she has been involved in empowerment programs for the youths and breast cancer screening projects all over Nigeria

7. She is married to Tunji “Tee Billz” Balogun and on the 22nd of July 2015, the couple welcomed their first son

8. She is the first African female artist to be associated with the Pepsi brand

9. She has won prominent awards such as Channel O’ Music Video Award of the Most Gifted Female, Nigeria Entertainment Awards’ Female Artist of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Awards’ Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year

10. She is listed amongst the top 25 most influential women in Nigeria

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