Andre Blaze Henshaw (born August 14, 1983) is a radio DJ, rapper, television host, and executive producer from Nigeria. He gained notoriety for being a member of the defunct hip hop ensemble Tuck Tyght Allstars, with which he first came to public attention. Before joining Nigezie as a TV personality, he began his radio career at Rhythm 93.7 FM Port Harcourt, where he worked for more than six years.
After four years on Nigezie TV, he left his position to become a host of Nigeria’s Got Talent in May 2012. He had previously presented a number of other reality television talent competitions, including Peak Talent Show, True Search, and Battle of the Year. He serves as a trainer for Google’s Digital Skills for Africa programme.
Andre Blaze Biography
Andre Blaze Henshaw
|Date of Birth
14 August 1983
|Place of Birth
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
|State of Origin
Cross River State, Nigeria
Radio Personality, Rapper, TV Host, Executive Producer
Tuck Tyght Records
|Social Media Handles
Early Life and Education
He had his primary and secondary school education in Port Harcourt, where he attended Bishop Crowther Memorial Secondary School in Port Harcourt, where he completed his secondary education. At the University of Port Harcourt, he completed his undergraduate studies in linguistics and communication, earning a B.Sc. in 2006.
From 2001–2002, Blaze spent a year as an employee of Epoch Magazine. In 2002, he started working as a broadcaster for Rhythm 93.7 FM Port Harcourt. He worked there for a while and held a variety of roles, including show host, radio DJ, continuity announcer, and head of the presentation department.
He was a part of the hip-hop group Tuck Tyght in Port Harcourt and is also a rapper. In 2008, he quit Rhythm FM and joined Visual Media Networks, Nigezie. He directed a large number of TV shows in the nation between 2008 and 2012, including programmes like True Search, Battle of the Year, and Peak Talent Show. He left the cable TV network in May 2012 and accepted a job offer to host Nigeria’s Got Talent, a reality television show based on the Got Talent series format.
He is married with two children, twin girls by his long-time girlfriend. He is also a cousin of the popular Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw-Nutall.
The on-air personality Andre Blaze was exposed in May 2018 by a Nigerian woman by the name of Olutimehin Adegbeye for allegedly sexually assaulting her. Olutimehin, who used Twitter to relate her experience, claimed that Blaze had sexually attacked her roughly two years prior.
- True Search
- Battle of the Year
- Peak Talent Show
- Big Brother Naija, 2018
- Nigeria’s Got Talent
Andre Blaze Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
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