Who is BBNaija Tolanibaj?
Tolanibaj was one of the housemates who participated at the 2020 BBNaija Season 5 show, tagged “Lockdown”. Tolanibaj was born in the US but later moved to Nigeria. Her full name is Tolani Shobajo.
Full data profile of BBNaija Tolanibaj
|Full Name||Tolani Shobajo|
|Year of Birth||1993|
|State of Origin||Lagos State|
|Place of Residence||Lagos|
|Career||Media personality, A&R person, socialite|
Tolanibaj Childhood and Education
BBNaija Tolanibaj was born in the US and was educated there. She later moved to Nigeria to take up a career in entertainment. She is currently based in Lagos, Nigeria’s most populous city.
Likes and Dislikes of BBNaija Tolanibaj
Tolanibaj BBN says her main love is entertainment but when she is not doing that you will find her dancing and cooking.
BBNaija Tolanibaj on moving to Nigeria
Tolanibaj was born and raised abroad but she moved to Nigeria at a later age to launch her career in entertainment. Tolanibaj calls her relocation to Nigeria one of her biggest achievements so far.
The 27-year-old media personality and content creator disclosed she got a job with a top music company in Nigeria after she relocated.
Tolanibaj said: “After moving to Nigeria, I landed a job at one of the world’s leading music entertainment companies within four months. I guess simply following my dreams and instincts. I decided to relocate home without 100% clarity and overall, I am flourishing. I have shamed my doubters. I am still here in Nigeria, winning. Yay!”
Tolanibaj working for Universal Music Group Nigeria
Tolanibaj landed a good job with Universal Music Group Nigeria (UMG Ng) which is the Nigerian division of the global record label Universal Music Group after she moved to Nigeria from the US. She was later fired by the company for alleged misconduct. Tolanibaj was dismissed by Universal Music shortly before her appearance on BBNaija Season 5.
Tolanibaj’s music company
Tolanibaj started her own company prior to her BBNaija journey. Tolanibaj’s company is a modelling and music promotion agency called 234nextgen. The company provides services in A&R, music marketing and distribution and also modelling and event management.
Other interesting details about BBN Tolanibaj
Tolanibaj is a showbiz star who has worked with several entertainment companies and brands including Universal Music Group, Aristokrat Records, Tooexclusive, Pulse TV, etc.
Tolanibaj has been working in showbiz for over 4 years now. The 27-year-old said “I would say showbiz started for me December 2016. That year, I made the many connections I have in the industry today. I took Detty December more like a networking time.”
After her sack from Universal Music Group Nigeria for misconduct, Tolanibaj publicly criticized the company for “their apparent lack of direction.”
Tolanibaj says she is single and is currently not linked with any boyfriend or partner. In the BBNaija house, however, Tolanibaj has developed a fondness for fellow housemate Prince.
BBNaija Tolanibaj on social media