Innocent Ujah Idibia, popularly known and renowned as 2Baba, or 2face, is a Nigerian singer, producer, and entrepreneur.
2Baba is known as one of the biggest and most successful artists in the Nigerian music industry. His name can never be left out when legends are mentioned in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
In this article, we will take a look at 2baba’s net worth, biography, career, and other things you need to know about the award-winning singer.
Full Name Innocent Ujah Idibia
Date of Birth September 18, 1975
Occupation Singer, Entrepreneur
Spouse Annie Macaulay-Idibia
Net Worth $16 Million
2Baba was born on September 18, 1975, in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. He spent the early part of his life in his hometown, Benue State.
2baba attended secondary school at Mount Saint Gabriel High School, Makurdi. After completing his secondary school studies, 2baba got admission to the Enugu State Institute of Administration and Technology, where he studied business administration and management.
After obtaining his National Diploma, 2baba decided to focus on his musical career.
2Baba has always wanted to become a musician from an early age, but he officially started while in the higher education institution.
During his time in the higher institution, he began to sing and perform at shows, parties, and other occasions.
Around 1999 to 2000, 2baba established a record label with two other artists (Blackface and Faze), and the label was called Plantashun Boiz. They had several hit songs and albums together before finally parting in 2004.
2Baba then later signed a record deal with Dove Records and Kennis Music before finally establishing his label, Hypertek Entertainment.
- 2005 MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act
- 2011 BET Award for Best International Act: Africa
- 2018 The Headies Award for Best Reggae/Dancehall Single (Holy Holy)
- 2010 MTV Africa Music Award for Best Male
- 2010 MTV Africa Music Award for Artist of the Year
- 2008 World Music Award for World’s Best Selling Nigerian Artist
- 2009 MTV Africa Music Award for Best R&B
- 2017 City People Music’s Music Industry Giant Award
- 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Afrobeat Artist of the Year
- 2016 The Headies Hall of Fame Award
2Baba is married to his wife Annie Macaulay, who is now Annie Idibia.
The couple married on May 2, 2012, although the party was a private one. The traditional marriage took place a year later in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, before the main wedding in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The couples are happily married with two children, whose names are Isabel and Olivia.
Besides Isabel and Olivia, 2Baba has five other children whom he had with his two baby mamas.
2Baba Net worth
As of 2020, 2Baba’s net worth is estimated to be $ 16 million, which he earned from his singing career and entrepreneurship.
2Baba has a brand ambassador deals with various brands and companies worldwide, including Coca-Cola, Oraimo, and many others.
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