Tolanibaj, whose real name is Tolani Shobajo, is a well-known Nigerian media personality and entrepreneur. Born on October 25, 1993, in Lagos, she later moved to Chicago, Illinois, in the United States for her education. During her time in the US, she faced a setback and spent some time in jail due to driving with a suspended license at the age of 21. However, she didn’t let this deter her from pursuing her dreams in the entertainment industry. Tolanibaj eventually returned to Nigeria, where she made a name for herself working with various music companies and media outlets, including Universal Music Group, Aristokrat Records, Tooexclusive, and Pulse TV. Let’s take a closer look at her early life, education, career, and personal life.
Tolanibaj Early Life and Education:
Tolanibaj was born in Lagos, Nigeria, on October 25, 1993. She later moved to Chicago, Illinois, in the United States, where she pursued her education. Unfortunately, she faced legal trouble and spent time in jail at the age of 21 due to driving with a suspended license. Despite this setback, she remained determined to succeed and eventually decided to relocate back to Nigeria to build her career in the entertainment industry. She considers this move as one of her greatest achievements to date.
After returning to Nigeria, Tolanibaj quickly made her mark in the show business world. She worked with several entertainment companies and brands, including Universal Music Group Nigeria (UMG Ng), a division of the renowned global record label Universal Music Group. While at UMG Ng, she was allegedly fired for misconduct, but this didn’t stop her from pursuing her dreams. Before her appearance on Big Brother Nigeria Season 5, Tolanibaj started her own business, a modeling and music promotion agency called “234nextgen.” The agency offers various services, including music marketing, distribution, modeling, and event management.