Tania Omotayo (born June 14, 1992) is a Nigerian actress, event host, model, and entrepreneur. She is well known for dating singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, aka Wizkid.
Her dedication and hard work have gained her a return in the entertainment industry. She is the owner and founder of the fashion brand Ziva. Tania launched the brand in Lagos State in December 2016.
After returning to Nigeria, she worked in a Lagos-based media and public relations firm. She is a pioneer of Temple Management Company.
|Born:||June 14, 1992 (age 30 years)|
|Place of Birth:||Nigeria|
|Alma mater:||Art Institute of Atlanta|
|Husband • Spouse:||Sumbo|
|Occupation:||Actress, event host, model, entrepreneur|
|Company • Brand||Ziva Lagos, Ziva Kids|
|Net Worth:||US$ 1 million – US$5 million|
Tania Omotayo was born on June 14, 1992, in Nigeria. She hails from a family of mixed ethnicity. Her father, Mr. Teller, is from Austria, while her mother is Yoruba. Although she uses her middle name, her surname is Teller.
Omotayo graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising at the Art Institute of Atlanta.
After returning to Nigeria, she got employed in media and public relations firm in Lagos. She also did modeling and acting at that time.
Tania worked as a Senior Creative Analyst at the Temple Management Company. The company is reputable for its talent and event management.
After being in the media and public relations space, she tried to do fashion. In an interview, Tania revealed that she started Ziva Lagos for herself.
After she returned to Nigeria, it was hard to find affordable ready-to-wear clothes. In December 2016, she launched her fashion brand Ziva Lagos.
The brand Ziva Lagos designs clothing and jewelry for women. The products are of high quality and affordable. In 2018, Forbes Africa named her among the 30 persons under age 30 for being creative.
Her brand moved to a whole Ziva Building in Lagos in 2018. In 2020, she launched Ziva Kids, and in 2021 they opened in Abuja.
Tania Omotayo dated legendary Nigerian singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, aka Wizkid. Her relationship with him brought her into the limelight.
The couple was first seen in public in 2013, during the launch of the Banky W R&BW album. However, they have started dating since 2008.
Their relationship hit its end of the road in 2016 after Wizkid welcomed his second child.
Tania Omotayo is married to a co-owner of Buzzbar, a popular Lagos lounge, and restaurant, Sumbo. They fulfilled their traditional marriage rites in October 2018.
Being a mother and owner of many businesses is a lot of work for her. She gave birth to a baby girl Sarai in Vienna, Australia, on March 3, 2019.
Her Struggle With Endometriosis
Tania Omotayo has suffered from Endometriosis, a disorder in which the tissue that lines the uterus grows outside it. She revealed on Instagram her struggle with the problem in early 2020.
Tania Omotayo is active on social media platforms. Her Instagram account has over 374k followers.
She uses her profiles to showcase her works, promote brands, and flaunt her lavish lifestyle. She also shares beautiful pictures of her personal life and family.
Tania Omotayo has made a fortune from acting, modeling, and her business. She reportedly has an estimated net worth of around US$ 1 million – US$5 million as of June 2022.