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Tobe Nwigwe


Tobe Nwigwe is a popular American rapper, singer, former football player, and businessman. Tobe Nwigwe is famous for his remix of hip-hop songs and raps.

Early Life and Education

Tobe Nwigwe was born on March 8, 1987, and is currently 36 years old. Born in Houston, Texas, United States, Tobe holds American nationality.

Similarly, he belongs to a Christian family and African-American ethnicity. Likewise, his birth sign is Pisces.

Talking about his family details, Tobe was born to his father Cyril Nwigwe, and his mother Victoria Nwigwe. Furthermore, he also has two siblings; a sister named Nell Nwigwe and a brother named Joel Nwigwe.

Moving towards his educational details, Tobe attended Alief Elsik High School and completed his schooling there. Later, he joined the University of North Texas and completed his graduation.

Tobe Nwigwe – Relationship Status

Tobe is married to his girlfriend Ivory Rogers. Ivory Rogers also known as Fat Nwigwe is also a popular internet celebrity. The couple got married on December 16, 2017.

Fat has appeared in many videos of Tobe. The duo shares two daughters; Ivory Nwigwe (born in 2019), and Sage Isioma Nwigwe (born in April 2020). The family is living a happy life.

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Caption: Tobe with his wife Fat Nwigwe (Source: NYTimes)

Tobe Nwigwe – Professional Life and Career

Football Career

Tobe and his brother have been interested in football since their childhood. According to the sources, his parents wanted him to be a pilot, doctor, or something like that, but Tobe was focused on football.

After his schooling at Alief Elsik High School, he followed his elder brother and joined the University of North Texas.

He started playing for the team Mean Greens with his brother. Tobe was also an NFL prospect. Tobe played as a linebacker throughout his career.

Unfortunately, he had a career-ending injury in 2009 and had to leave football.

Rap Career

Tobe has published an original and has been posting videos every Sunday since August 2016. He gained huge popularity from his posts on Instagram and YouTube.

Tobe collaborated with his wife Fat, and his sister Nell (The Originals) to work in his non-profit TeamGINI. In 2019, Tobe and The Originals played on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series.

Tobe is liked and followed by huge fans including Michelle Obama, who put his song “I’m Dope” on her workout playlist.

He also went viral on social media after he released his song “I Need You Too”. Tobe gave his performance at the 2020BET Hip Hop Awards with his songs “Try Jesus” and “Eat”.

Tobe has also collaborated with several other artists like Paul Wall, Big K.R.I.T., Black Thought, Anthony Adams, Duckworth, D Smoke, and many more.

Some of his popular albums are “Tobe From The Sweat”, “Three Originals”, and “More Originals”. Whereas his popular songs include “What it’s For “, “Murder”, “Against the Grain”, “Nobody”, and many more. His pandemic project was released in 2020.

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Caption: Tobe performing in a live show (Source:

Tobe Nwigwe – Net Worth 2024

The talented rapper has earned a decent amount of money. According to online sources, he has an estimated net worth of $4 million US dollars as of 2024.

His main source of income is his musical career. He is enjoying his self-earned wealth.

To date, Tobe hasn’t won any awards but has performed on several award shows. Considering his talent and hard work, it is sure that he will win some awards soon.

Body Measurements

Tobe Nwigwe is a tall and fit guy. He stands 6 feet 2 inches (1.87m) tall and weighs around 82 kg (180 lbs.). Likewise, his shoe size is 10 inches (UK).

However, his actual body measurements are not available. Moreover, he has both black hair and eyes.

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Caption: Fat making Tobe’s hair (Source: Youtube )

Social Media

Tobe Nwigwe is quite active on social media sites. Tobe Nwigwe has over 757k followers on Facebook, 43.3k followers on Twitter, and more than 1.2 million followers on Instagram.

To date, Tobe Nwigwe has over 2.7k posts on Instagram that include pictures and videos of his personal and professional life.

In addition, Tobe Nwigwe also owns a YouTube channel under his name with a huge 356k subscribers. Tobe uploads his music and rap videos on YouTube.

He officially joined YouTube on October 11, 2013, and has already gained over 59 million views on his channel to date.