Tuface Idibia Profile
- Real Name: Innocent Ujah Idibia
- Date of Birth: 18th September, 1975
- State of Origin: Benue state
- Place of Birth: Jos, Plateau state
- Nationality: Nigeria
- Occupation: Singer, songwriter, entrepreneur
- Genres: R&B, Hip hop, reggae, Afrobeat
- Height: 6ft 8.5 inches
Early Life & Background
Tuface Idibia was brn in Jos to Mr and Mrs Idibia, has two brothers, Hyacinth and Charles.
He attended Mount Saint Gabriel’s secondary school in Markudi, Benue state. He enrolled at institute of management and technology, Enugu (IMT), where he didd his preliminary National Diploma course in Business Adminsitration and management. He eventually dropped out to pursue his career in music.
His music career could be traced back to when he was at IMT where he organises shows and parties. Then , he composes and sings singles at the GB fan club at Enugu state Broadcasting services (ESBS) in 1996.
So in 1996, he started by adopting the stage name 2face (Tuface) where he aid the reason for the name was to differentiate is personla life from his business life.
He moved to Lagos and started performing with rapper Blackface naija whom he met while he was at IMT.
So with Blackface (Ahnnedu Augustine Obiabo) and music counterpart, Faze (Chibuzor Orji), they formed a trio band called “Plantashun Boiz”.
Plantashun Boiz released two albums; Body and Soul and Sold out before they finally went their sepearte ways in 2004 with each other starting a solo career.
Although the band came back in 2007 and released their third album titled “Plan B” but that only lasted for the moment.
Tuface signed with Kennis Music where he released an album Face 2 Face which contain one of the hit song “African queen” that brought him to limelight across the globe. The song was also used as the soundtrack of the film “Phat Girlz”.
He also released another album “Grass 2 Grace” which contains hit songs like “One Love”, “4 Instance”, “No Shaking” and so on.
The singer left Kennis music and floated his own record label, Hypertek Entertainment which had the likes of Dammy Krane.
Personal Life & Marriage
Tuface personal life is something worth mentioning from escaping death from gunshots to heated contorversies about his releationshi with the ladies.
The talented singer has seven children from three different.
He has two sons; Zion and Nina from Sunbo Ajbawho, three kids with America based make-up artist, Pero Adeniyi and two children, Isabello and Olivia with his third baby mama and now wife, Annie Macaulay.
He dated Annie for 12years, proposed to her on valentine’s day at Jay Jay Okocha club and got married to her in a lavish ceremony in Dubai.
READ ALSO: 9ice Biography: Profile | Age | Net Worth
- Face 2 Face (2004)
- Grass 2 Grace (2006)
- The Unstoppable (2008)
- The Unstoppable International Edition (2010)
- Away & Beyond (2012)
- The Ascension (2014)
- African Queen
- Enter the place
- Only Me
- Mr Senator
- Gaga Shuffle
Awards & Nominations
2face who has is one of the most decorated artist in Africa, has received numerous awards including One MTV Europe Music awards, One World Music awards, Five Headies awards, Four Channel O Music Video awards, One Bet award, Four MTV Africa Music awards, One MOB award, One Kora award among many ther nominations.
The award winning and highly energetic singer is said to worth more than N4.5billion naira.
Social Media Profile
- Instagram: @official2baba
- Twitter: @official2baba