10.) Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz tiwa
When word of Tiwa Savage’s engagement to her manager, Tunji Balogun aka Tee Billz got out back in February, not a few people were surprised at the development. For starters, the pair had on more than one occasion, denied the fact that they were even dating at all. Also, asides the fact that Tee Billz was Tiwa’s manager, very little was known about the groom-to-be. But while Tiwa and fiancee.
Tunji may have seemed like a sudden development, the couple actually have quite some history between them. In the beginning… Tiwa and Tee Billz like many lovers started their relationship on a platonic note. As a fresh returnee to Nigeria from the United States, Tiwa had in the past, stated that she was faced with a lot of discouragement and hostility from people who didn’t think her music style would fly in the still mostly conservative Nigerian clime.
Enter Tee Billz….like a knight in shining armour, the 323 entertainment boss guided Tiwa Savage through the murky waters of the Nigerian entertainment industry, investing and believing in her where many failed to give her a chance. In an interview which the Pepsi brand ambassador granted City People, she said: “When I didn’t have any money, he was the one investing in me.
Now it is easy to invest in Tiwa Savage because the brand is successful. He took a big risk investing time and money and people don’t realize that. You know he paid for my videos, paid for me to fly out here, paid for my dresses, my photo shoot and that is what made me who I am today.”
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