2Baba Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth
Innocent Ujah Idibia (popularly known as 2face Idibia or 2Baba) was born on September 18th, 1975 in Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria. He is one of the most decorated and successful hip pop artists in Nigeria and Africa.
Innocent Idibia Age
Innocent Idibia is 47 years old.
Innocent Idibia Early Life & Education
An Idoma indigene from Benue state, 2face attended Mount Saint Gabriel’s Secondary School Makurdi, Benue State before moving over to Enugu State where he did his preliminary National Diploma course in business administration and management at the Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu (IMT).
While attending IMT in Enugu, he started composing songs and lyrics. In 1996, 2Face Idibia eventually dropped out of school to pursue his music career. He officially discontinued the use of the name 2Face Idibia and selected 2baba as his new stage name.
Innocent Idibia Career
While in IMT, 2Face was the man around town performing at virtually every show and party in school and even in other schools within the Enugu Metropolis. He also made extra cash from composing and singing jingles at the GB Fan Club at the Enugu State Broadcasting Services (ESBS).
From Enugu, he headed to Lagos where together with Blackface (Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo) and Faze (Chibuzor Oji), the Plantashun Boiz band was formed. The trio released two successful albums: Body and Soul (2000) and Sold Out (2003) before they separated in 2004 and each member of the group went solo.
In the same year (2004), 2Face his debut solo album Face 2 Face which established him as a viable solo artist. His second album, Grass 2 Grace came two years later in 2006. His African Queen song set him on an international platform. The song won him so many awards in both Nigeria and abroad and made him the most popular sensational artiste in Nigeria.
In 2009, 2Face Idibia was appointed as an ambassador by the National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC). He is one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop artists in Africa. He is also one of the most bankable artists in Africa. He also has a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) known as “2Face Idibia Reach-Out Foundation” whose motto is “service to humanity”.
Innocent Idibia Net Worth
2Face Net Worth & Highlights
As of 2022, 2Face net worth is estimated to be approximately 60.7 million dollars (#24.5 billion Naira). He is no doubt one of the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria.