Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's bio: Age, children, wife, career, songs, profile, net worth

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's bio: Age, children, wife, career, songs, profile, net worth

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia is one of the most famous artists in Africa. African Queen remains his biggest hit to date. Get to know more about this music icon in this read.

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Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's bio
Innocent '2Baba' Idibia, also known as Tuface, is a famous Nigerian musician, record producer and entrepreneur. Photo: @official2baba
Source: Instagram

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia is a renowned Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most influential and most affluent celebrities in Nigeria. Here is everything you should know about him, including his latest appearance on the Netflix reality show Young, Famous and African.

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's profile summary

  • Full name: Innocent Ujah Idibia
  • Date of birth: 18th September 1975
  • Place of birth: Jos, Plateau
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's age: 46 years (as of March 2022)
  • Profession: Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Record Producer, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian, and Activist
  • Genre: Afro-pop
  • Record label: Hypertek Entertainment
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Tribe: Idoma
  • Education: Mount Saint Gabriel's Secondary School, Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu (IMT), Igbinedion University
  • Diploma: Business Administration and Management
  • Degree: Arts
  • Siblings: Steven, Oche, and Hyacinth Idibia
  • Wife: Annie Macauley
  • Married: 2nd May 2012
  • Baby mamas: Sumbo Ajala and Pero Adeniyi
  • Children: 7 (Two with Annie Macauley, two with Sumbo Ajala and Three with Pero Adeniyi)
  • Height: 6 ft 8 ½ in (2.04 m)

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Biography

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's biography
Innocent '2Baba' Idibia was born in Jos, Plateau and is from the Idoma tribe in Southern Benue State, Nigeria. Photo: @official2baba
Source: Instagram

Idibia is no new name in the entertainment industry. He is best known as the hit-maker of the banger African Queen. Here is everything you should know about him.

What is 2Baba's real name?

He was born Innocent Ujah Idibia.

How old is 2Baba?

He was born on 18th September 1975 in Jos, Plateau and is 46 years old as of March 2022.

What tribe is Tuface?

He is from the Idoma tribe, located in the Southern part of Benue State, Nigeria.

How many siblings does 2face have?

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's siblings are three: Steven, Oche, and Hyacinth Idibia.

Tuface's educational background

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's music career
Innocent '2Baba' Idibia dropped out of the Institute of Management & Technology (IMT) to pursue music. However, he later enrolled at school and graduated with an arts degree. Photo: @official2baba
Source: Instagram

He attended Mount Saint Gabriel's Secondary School in Markudi, Benue state, and then enrolled at the Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu (IMT). Here, Ujah did his preliminary National Diploma course in Business Administration and Management.

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While attending IMT, Ujah started performing at various school organized shows and parties. He would also perform for other regional schools like the University of Nigeria. Eventually, he dropped out to pursue a music career.

However, he returned to school and graduated in May 2016 with an honorary Master of Arts in Music degree from Igbinedion University in Okada, Edo State, Nigeria.

How tall is 2Baba?

He stands tall at 6 ft 8 ½ inches, approximately 2.04 m.

Music career

Ujah started his music career while attending IMT. By 1996, he sang jingles at the GB Fan Club at Enugu State Broadcasting Services (ESBS).

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's music journey
Innocent '2Baba' Idibia began his music career in a boys group before going solo. His break came in 2006 when he released his first solo project African Queen. Photo: @_one_day_one_song_.
Source: Instagram

During this period, he adopted the stage name "2Face" (Tuface). However, in 2016, he officially changed his name to 2Baba.

He began his music career as a member of the now-defunct group Plantashun Boyz. However, down the line, he decided to go solo. His big break as a solo artist came in 2006 when he released the banger African Queen.

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Throughout his career, the musician has released numerous songs. Some of the most famous of Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's songs are African Queen, Smile, Amaka, Opo, Oyi, and Only Me. Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's albums are:

  • 2004: Face 2 Face
  • 2006: Grass 2 Grace
  • 2009: The Unstoppable
  • 2010: The Unstoppable - International Edition
  • 2012: Away & Beyond
  • 2014: The Ascension
  • 2020: Warriors

How many awards does 2Face have?

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's awards
Innocent '2Baba' Idibia has a very successful music career and has bagged over fifty awards, like one BET award. Photo: @eeliveng
Source: Instagram

He has plenty. The most notable ones include:

  • One MTV Europe Music Award
  • One World Music Award
  • Five Headies Awards
  • One BET award
  • Four MTV Africa Music Awards
  • One KORA award
  • One MOBO award
  • 3 Afrima Awards

Besides these awards, Ujah also has other honors, which include:

  • Being awarded an honorary fellow of the music school in March 2019 by the Music Department of Obafemi Awolowo University.
  • Being appointed the Good cause Ambassador for the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in August 2019.

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What is Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's net worth?

Tuface is one of the bankable performing artists in Africa. However, despite accumulating a massive fortune from his music career, there are no official reports about his net worth. Nevertheless, most sources report that Idibia has a net worth of $22.2 million.

Innocent Idibia Young, Famous and African

Ujah is one of the unscripted reality show Young, Famous and African cast members. It features a group of young African superstars from across the continent, including Idibia and his wife. You can get to know more about the Idibias and other casts in the show by watching it on Netflix.

Who is Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's wife?

Ujah is married to the award-winning Nigerian actress, model, movie producer, and entrepreneur Annie Macauley.

When did 2Face meet Annie?

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's wife
Innocent '2Baba' Idibia met his wife Annie when she was fifteen years old. They were reported to be dating after the release of the music video of African Queen. Photo: @official2baba
Source: Instagram

Annie first met Ujah at Even Ezra Music Studio at only fifteen years old. Initially, they were friends, but one thing led to the other, and they started dating.

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When did Tuface get married?

He married Annie on 2nd May 2012 in a private ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria.

What tribe is 2face's wife?

Although she was born in Ibadan, she is originally from Eket in Akwa Ibom State.

Does Annie Idibia have a child?

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's wife Annie
Innocent '2Baba' Idibia and his wife Annie have two girls, Olivia and Isabella Idibia. However, Idibia fathers a total of 7 children. Photo: @official2baba
Source: Instagram

Yes, she has two girls, Olivia and Isabella Idibia.

Who are Innocent '2Baba' Idibia's children?

The musician fathers a total of seven children. While in a relationship with his now-wife Annie, Ujah fathered two kids with Sumbo Ajala and three with Pero Adeniyi.

Innocent '2Baba' Idibia is a Nigerian music tycoon best known for hits such as African Queen. He has a successful career that has seen him bag numerous awards.

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