The Nigerian singer 2Face Idibia, also know 2Baba. has a current Net worth is ₦4.7 Billion ($11,281,160.90)
True Love, African Queen, and many others are popular 2Face songs that were popular in the early 2000s. His populace has made some of his songs to be played on wedding occasions. In this article, we’ll share some highlights about his biography and Earnings so far.
2Face Idibia’s Net worth, Biography, and Earnings
2Face’s Biography and Early Life
Innocent Ujah Idibia also known as 2Face or 2Baba Idibia was born on 18 September 1975 in Jos, Nigeria. He hails from the Idoma ethnic group in the Southern part of Benue State.
2Face attended Mount Saint Gabriel’s Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State to gain his secondary education. He got enrolled at the Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu (IMT), and gained his National Diploma degree in business administration and management.
While in school, 2Face engaged in school-sponsored plays and parties. He also performed in some neighboring institutions like the University of Nigeria and the Enugu State University of Science and Technology.
His zeal for Music lured him to pursue his music career after leaving school. Was this zeal worth it? Let’s find out.
2Face’s Career and Net Worth
Two years after 2Face graduated, he began his music career. He created Jingles for the GB Fan Club at Enugu State Broadcasting Services (ESBS) in 1996.
It was In 1996, he Officially formed his stage name “2Face” (Tuface). He explained that he adopted the name to separated his personal life from his business life.
2Face moved to Lagos and collaborated with rapper, Blackface Naija(Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo) who he met in his secondary schooling. 2Face, BlackFace, and Faze (Chibuzor Oji) formed a trio band Plantashun Boiz.
The band released two albums, Body and Soul (2000) and Sold Out (2003), released from Nelson Brown’s owned Label (Dove Records). In 2004, the members of the band went solo and disbanded.
There were accusations of 2Face not remitting payment to Blackface on sales of their co-written songs. There was however a resolution to this long lasting conflict.
Also, rumours had it that the reason of the disbandment was due to the “Faze vs Tuface” beef. However, in 2007, they came back together and released their final album ‘Plan B’ in 2007.
2Face released his debut solo album ‘Face2Face’ in 2004 after the disbandment.He released his second album in 2006 titled ‘Grass 2 Grace’ that had hit tracks like “One Love”, “True Love, and “4 Instance”.
2Face founded Hypertek Entertainment. In 2006, 2Face released his hit song “African Queen” and this was used in the movie ‘Phat Girlz’. This song is also played in wedding occasions and even paegentry competitions.
His album ‘The Unstoppable’ along with his single ‘Enter the Place’ was released in 2009 after its delay since 2007. 2Face has won a lot of awards like Best Male Vocalists in 2002 Affinity Awards, Best video in 2004 A.M.E.N awards, Award for Excellence in Outstanding contribution to the Entertainment Industry in 2004, and so many others.
2Face released an International Edition of the Unstoppable album and this won two awards at the 2010 SoundCity Music Video Awards. He also won the Best Male and Artist of the year at the MTV Africa Music Awards and the Best African Western Award at the Channel O Music Awards.
He became an honorary member of the Liberian music society for his contribution in growth of music in the African society despite being a non-Liberian.
2Face has signed some endorsements like the Red Cross Nigeria Ambassador, the music label Kennis Music after the release of his second solo album, he set up his own record label known as Hypertek Entertainment. He is the brand ambassador for National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control.
He’s been a brand ambassador for brands like Guinness, Nigeria Breweries, etc. 2Face became the first and official ambassador for Oriamo.
2Face is the listed the fifth richest Nigerian musician and still is hardworking till today. He however, changed his stage name from 2Face to 2Baba in 2016. He’s married to Annie Macauly Idibia and they’re blessed with two children.
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