Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known as 2face (2Baba), is a Nigerian singer, a songwriter, a record producer, an entrepreneur, a philanthropist, a humanitarian, and an activist. He was born in Jos, Nigeria where he had his elementary education. He had his secondary school education at Mount Saint Gabriel’s Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State. He enrolled at the Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu (IMT), where he did his preliminary National Diploma course in business administration and management. His net worth for the year 2020 is $16 million.
2Baba’s Profile overview
|Real Name:||Innocent Idibia|
|Birthday:||18 September 1975|
|Place of Birth:||Jos|
|Height:||5ft 10.87in 180 cm|
|Occupation:||Singer, Song writer|
|Net Worth:||$16 Million (N6,189,440,000)|
|Partner(s):||Annie Macaulay-Idibia (Married. 2012)|
2face in order to pursue his dream of becoming a musician, dropped out of school. At IMT, 2face Idibia started composing and singing jingles at the GB Fan Club at Enugu State Broadcasting Services (ESBS) in 1996. He adopted the stage name “2Face” (Tuface) in 1996 when he explaind the meaning of his name as “trying to demarcate my personal life with my business life.
He first started his music career with a group called Plantashun Boiz, a group which comprised of Tuface, BlacjFace Naija, and Face. In 2000, they released two successful albums including Body and Soul and and did most of the sales in 2003. The group was later disbanded in 2004. After the disbandment in 2004, all band members went desperately in quest for other separate musical careers. 2Baba released his debut solo album Face 2 Face (2004), which made him a viable solo artist.
After releasing his debut album, he released his second album Grass 2 Grace in 2006, which contained hit tracks like: “One Love”, “True Love, “4 Instance”. He is the founder of Hypertek Entertainment. In 2016, he officially changed his name to 2Baba.
2Baba Net Worth
2Baba’s net worth is $16 million making him one of the richest musicians in Nigeria and Africa at large. He is an ambassador to so many brands in Nigeria ranging from Guinness, Nigerian Breweries,to the host of others. He is also the brand ambassador for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control. He has 8 successful studio albums and several single tracks and features, 2Baba’s music catalog is worthwhile.
2face has been one of Africa’s most decorated and awarded artist. He has received one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, five Headies Awards (Hip-hop award), four Channel O Music Video Awards and one BET award for his musical work, four MTV Africa Music Awards, one MOBO award, one KORA award, 3 Afrima Awards, and numerous additional nominations.
In May 2016, 2Baba was honoured a Masters degree of Arts in Music from Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, Nigeria. In March 2019, he was awarded an honorary fellow of the school of music by the Music Department, Obafemi Awolowo University. This made him the pioneer recipient of the award which was presented to him at the first public lecture and fellowship award, held on the 20th of March 2019.