Ruth Ojadi

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Ruth Ojadi
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Ruth Ojadi in 2009
Background information
Born (1986-10-17) 17 October 1986 (age 30)
Crouch End, North London, England
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Years active 2005–present

Ruth O. Ojadi is a British singer-songwriter who appeared in BBC's documentary, Tourettes: I Swear I Can Sing.[1] She attended Middlesex University in 2006 but dropped out after two years due to her Tourette syndrome.[2][3] She also appeared in the Channel 4 show The Undateables and is Bisexual. [4]

Early life[edit]

She was born in Crouch End, North London, England, to Nigerian parents. Her father went back to Nigeria when she was two.


  1. ^ "BBC programme follows singer Ruth Ojadi" (Press release). Tourettes Action. 28 November 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  2. ^ Wallis, Luchy (11 December 2011). "The singer who finds freedom from Tourette's". BBC News Magazine. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  3. ^ O'Neill, Phelim; Wright, Jonathan; Robinson, John; Raeside, Julia; Catterall, Ali; Nicholson, Rebecca (11 December 2011). "Ruth Ojadi in Tourettes: I Swear I Can Sing". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
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