Waje Biography: Age, Net Worth, Shows, Movies, Height, Parents, Children, Spouse, Instagram, Wiki

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Aituaje Iruobe is a talented Nigerian singer, songwriter, actress, and philanthropist.

 Her remarkable vocal abilities and ability to adapt to various music genres have made her a prominent figure in the industry. 

Throughout her successful career, she has effortlessly ventured into R&B, pop, soul, rock, blues, and hip-hop soul. Her versatility and passion for music continue to captivate audiences worldwide.


  • Full name: Aituaje Iruobe
  • Stage Name: Waje
  • Born: September 1, 1980. 
  • Age: 43 years old
  • Birthplace: Akure, Ondo State
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Occupation: singer, songwriter, actress,
  • Height: 1.78 m
  • Parent: Mr. and Mrs. Iruobe.
  • Siblings: Ifeanyi Iruobe and Amaka Iruobe
  • Spouse: Single
  • Children: Emerald Iruobe.
  • Relationship: Single
  • Net Worth: $1.7 million,

Early life and education

Waje was (Born September 1, 1980) in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. She spent her childhood in Benin City as the eldest child and first daughter when her parents relocated there. 

Despite dealing with the problems of her parents’ divorce at a young age, she overcame them. There is no information about her siblings. However, they might be addressed as Mr. and Mrs. Iruobe.

Waje furthered her studies at the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka. During her time there, she excelled academically and obtained a degree in social work. 

However, Waje’s passion for music did not waver, as she actively participated in various school concerts and fellowships, showcasing her incredible talent. To refine her skills and enhance her musical abilities, she avidly listened to renowned singers like Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin, drawing inspiration from their exceptional artistry.


She began her music career in 2007 while attending the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She worked her way up by performing at numerous free shows and gigs. 

In 2008, she gained recognition for her feature on the popular P-Square song “Do Me,” which had widespread success in Africa and parts of Europe. Additionally, she competed in Advanced Warning, a reality T.V. show that showcased up-and-coming artists, where she ended up as the runner-up. MTV Base South Africa and Zain Nigeria organized the competition.

In 2013, Waje, a talented Nigerian artist, made her mark in the music industry with the release of her highly anticipated debut album, W.A.J.E.” This album not only received widespread acclaim from critics but also resonated with fans, resulting in remarkable commercial success. 

Waje received multiple prizes for this endeavour, including the renowned Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best Female Vocalist and Best Album of the Year, as a testament to her remarkable talent and hard work. Waje continues to enchant audiences with her successive albums, “Red” in 2018 and “W.A.J.E. 2.0” in 2022, building on her success. These C.D.s demonstrated her artistic development and variety as she

Awards and nominations

  • Best Vocal Performance at the South-South Awards 
  • Best Female Vocalist at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards 
  • Best African Act at the Deafa Afro-Europe Entertainment Awards 
  • Best Female Vocalist at the Hip Hop World Awards 
  • Best Reggae/Dancehall for her song “I Wish.”
  • Best New Act at the Dynamix Awards 
  • Best Vocals at the Headies 
  • Best R&B Female at the City People Awards 
  • Best New Act of the Year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards 
  • Best Vocal Performer Female at the Headies 
  • Best R&B Single at the Headies 
  • Female Music Act of the Year at the Exquisite Ladies of the Year Awards
  • Best Contemporary Afro Video at the Nigerian Music Video Awards 

Social Media

  • Instagram: @officialwaje
  • Twitter: @OfficialWaje
  • Facebook: @WajeMusic
  • YouTube: WajeMusic
  • TikTok: @wajemusic

Personal Life

Waje, a resilient, determined woman, embraces the role of a single mother to her beloved daughter, Emerald. Despite giving birth to Emerald at 18, Waje has prioritized her daughter’s upbringing and professional growth over pursuing marriage. 

While she remains open-minded about tying the knot, she firmly believes it is not something to be rushed into. Instead, Waje directs all her energy towards establishing a successful career and providing a nurturing environment for her precious daughter.


  • W.A.J.E 
  • Red Velvet 
  • WAJE 2.0 

Here is a list of Waje’s E.P.s:

  • Heart Season 

Here are some of Waje’s popular singles:

  • “Love Me”
  • “Naked Truth”
  • “Kpolongo”
  • “All Day”
  • “I’m Available” (feat. Yemi Alade)
  • “Vibes” (feat. Falz)
  • “Frenemies” (feat. 2Baba)
  • “Ngwa” (feat. Zoro)
  • “This Christmas”
  • “Best Thing”
  • “Chinese” (feat. OchoForeign)

Net Worth

Waje’s impressive net Worth is estimated to be $1.7 million, which she has earned through her triumphant journey as a singer, songwriter, and actress. 

Her prosperous career includes releasing multiple albums and singles and a collection of prestigious accolades like the Headies Award for Best Female Vocal Performance and the Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best Pop Single. Additionally, Waje has exhibited her talent in acting through various appearances in movies and television shows.

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