Innocent Ujah Idibia, popularly known by his stage names – 2face and 2baba, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, activist, and philanthropist. He is one of the most successful and decorated artists in Nigeria.
Globally recognized, 2face has been many times, ranked as one of the best artists in Africa.
Personal Details of 2Face
- Full name: Innocent Ujah Idibia
- Birth date: September 18th, 1975
- Birthplace: Jos, Plateau state
- State of Origin: Benue State
- Age: 45 Years
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Religion: Christianity
- Education: Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) in Enugu state
- Net Worth: $22 million
- Spouse: Annie Maculy Idibia (Married)
- Children: Olivia Idibia, Isabella Idibia, Zion Idibia, Nino Idibia, Justin Idibia, Innocent Idibia, and Ehi Idibia
- Occupation: Singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, activist, and philanthropist
Biography of 2Face
2face ldibia was born as innocent Ujah ldibia in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, on September 18th, 1975, but he hails from Benue State, Nigeria, from the Idoma ethnic group.
He was raised in Benue state. He completed his secondary school at mount saint Gabriel’s secondary school in Makurdi, Benue state. He decided to further his high education and got enrolled at the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) in Enugu state.
While he was studying in school, he was pursuing his music career well.
He performed at shows and parties organized by the school as well as shows hosted by other neighboring tertiary institutions such as Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) and the University of Nigeria (both Enugu and Nsukka campus).
Later on, he dropped out of school to fully pursue his dreams in the music world.
Before he dropped out, 2baba was already composing and singing jingles for GB fan club at Enugu state broadcasting services (ESBS), make cash for himself during that same year, in 1996, he thought of a state name and ended up adopting 2face or Tuface because he believed he was trying to demark his business life with his personal life.
After many years of being known as 2face, he eventually changed his stage name to 2baba in 2016.
He kicked off his career while he was studying at IMT by performing at the shows and parties organized by IMT and other neighboring schools before he dropped out of school to pursue his music career with his friends fully.
Blackface ‘’Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo’’ and faze ’’Chibuzor Oji’’, they formed a boy band named ‘The Plantashun Boiz Band,’ and together they moved to Lagos to realize their dreams.
They released two albums ‘’Body and Soul’’ in the year 2000 and ‘’Sold Out’’ in the year 2003, under the record label known as Dove Records; Their two albums sold out massively, but in 2004, the band fell apart, and each person started their solo music career.
It was believed that there was a beef between faze and 2face, which lead to the disbandment of their bands, but in 2007, the group came back together to have the album ‘’plan B’’ recorded and released as the third and last album from the Plantashun Boiz. Starting his solo music career, Tuface released a handful of albums.
2Face is known to have had five children from two baby mama. Still, he eventually got married to a famous award-winning Nollywood star, movie producer, model, and entrepreneur popularly known as Annie Macaulay in a private wedding ceremony in Lagos on May 2nd, 2012.
However, the couple also held a civil wedding ceremony in Dubai, UAE, with high profile people in attendance on March 23rd,2013. Their union was blessed with two lovely girls; Olivia and Isabella Idibia. 2Face is currently fathering a total of 7 children.
2Face has had a handful of near-death experiences, but he is currently whole and alive. One of the events includes; gunshots from armed robbers when he got caught up with them near Oshodi, Lagos.
2Face, also known as 2baba, is a success in the music world, excelling as well as an entrepreneur with many mouth-watering endorsements and investments under his belt; thus, his estimated net worth for 2020 came out $22 million.
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