|Net Worth:||$16 Million|
|Date of Birth:||September 18, 1975 (48 years old)|
|Profession:||Artist, Entrepreneur, and Humanitarian|
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What is 2Baba’s Net Worth?
Innocent Ujah Idibia, better known by his stage name 2Baba, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, businessman, humanitarian, and activist who has a net worth of $16 million. He is known for his vocal range, lyrical profundity, and longevity.
His stage name before July 2014 was 2face Idibia. One of the most decorated Nigerian artists in history is 2Baba, who won the MTV EMA Best African Act award for the first time in 2005.
A song on children’s rights was released in 2019 by 2baba in collaboration with other well-known artists like Cohbams Asuquo and Timi Dakolo.
He was a member of the Plantashun Boiz boys group, which was managed by ”God Father Production.”
Innocent Ujah Idibia was born on 18 September 1975 in Jos, Nigeria. He hails from the Idoma ethnic group, which is located in central Nigeria’s southern Benue State. He attended Mount Saint Gabriel’s Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State.
Tuface enrolled at the Institute of Management & Technology in Enugu (IMT), where he completed his National Diploma course in Business Management.
Idibia performed in shows during his studies at IMT, the University of Nigeria, and Enugu State University of Science & Technology. He finally quit school to focus on his music career.
He also took up the stage moniker “2Face” in 1996 (Tuface). He stated that he was “trying to demarcate his personal life from his business life.”
He officially changed his name from Tuface to 2Baba in 2016.
After relocating to Lagos, he began performing with Blackface Naija, a fellow musician from Benue. During his secondary studies, he met Blackface. He later went on to create the triple band known as Plantashun Boiz with Blackface and musician Faze.
Prior to breaking up in 2004, Plantashun Boiz had two successful albums released on Nelson Brown’s Dove Records label, Body and Soul (2000) and Sold Out (2003). The band disbanded and the members began their solo careers during the many years that the relationships were strained. The band reunited in 2007 and worked on their third and last album, titled Plan B.
On multiple instances, BlackFace said that 2Face was playing songs that they both co-wrote while failing to give him the money from the sales. After an extended legal and public struggle, the issue was finally resolved peacefully.
After Plantashun Boyz split up in 2004, each band member pursued a solo musical career. Face 2 Face, the first solo album by 2Baba, has been rated by numerous publications as the greatest Nigerian debut album of the twenty-first century.
Hits from the album included “Nfana Ibaga,” “Ole,” and “African Queen” (which has been touted as one of the biggest hits to come out of Africa and served as the soundtrack to the 2006 Hollywood movie Phat Girlz).
The Unstoppable, an experimental album by 2Baba, was released in 2009. The song “Enter the Place,” was one of the hit singles on the album.
Two accolades were given to the foreign edition of the album at the 2010 SoundCity Music Video Awards. 2Baba subsequently won The Best African Western award, the Channel O Music Video Awards, and the MTV Africa Music Awards for Best Male and Artist of the Year.
In August 2016, 2Baba was named the first African representative for the Campari alcoholic liquor from Italy. He was appointed a Guinness beer ambassador in 2005.
He also serves as the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control’s brand ambassador. 2Baba had an endorsement deal with Airtel Nigeria in 2010. In May 2019, after the expiration of his contract with Airtel, he agreed to a new endorsement agreement with Globacom Telecom.
In July 2019, the real estate company Pazino Homes and Gardens appointed 2Baba as their brand ambassador.
Tuface and Wizkid were selected as the 2014 faces of Hennessy Artistry. In 2019, 2Baba became Oraimo’s first and official brand ambassador.
2Baba and Annie Macaulay exchanged vows in a private ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria, on May 2, 2012.
On March 23, 2013, a civil ceremony was also held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with a large celebrity turnout. 2Baba has seven children.
The 2Baba Foundation, a non-profit organization with the motto “service to humanity,” was founded by 2Baba.
The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control appointed 2Baba as an ambassador in 2009. (NAFDAC).
As a result of Idibia’s contributions to the development of youth in Nigeria, the National Youth Council of Nigeria honored him with the prestigious International Youth Ambassador for Peace Summit and the Nigeria Youth Merit Award in 2009.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and 2Baba announced a partnership in January 2017, for Internally displaced people and returnees, he gave the UNHCR an initial donation of more than $11,000 USD.
2Baba was chosen to serve as the UNHCR’s new Regional Goodwill Ambassador on June 23, 2020. He Is the first Nigerian to hold this unique UNHCR position.
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