Titi DJ

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Titi DJ
Birth name Titi Dwi Jayati
Also known as Titi DJ
Born (1966-05-27) 27 May 1966 (age 50)
Indonesia
Genres Pop, R&B, soul
Occupation(s) Singer, actor
Years active 1983–present
Labels Granada Records Aquarius Musikindo Trinity Optima Production Music Factory Indonesia
Associated acts 3 Diva

Filmography Gejolak Kawula muda Titi Dwijayati (born May 27, 1966), known as Titi DJ, is an Indonesian pop singer. She was also one of the judges on Indonesian Idol from season 1 to 5 and season 8

Career[edit]

Titi was born in Jakarta. She began singing on public television as a teenager, hoping a record company would notice. At age 17 in 1983, she represented Indonesia in the Miss World competition, but was not a finalist. Also a dancer, she performed with Guruh Soekarnoputra's Swara Mahardhikka troupe. She sang backup vocals for Chrisye and appeared in a few movies early in her career.[1] She released her first solo album in 1984, Imajinasi.[2] Her singing career flourished in the 1990s, with the hit singles "Bintang-Bintang" ("Stars"), "Ekspresi" ("Expression") and "Salahkah Aku" ("Am I Wrong?").[3] Currently, she is one of the three Indonesian divas that formed a group together with Krisdayanti and Ruth Sahanaya called 3 Diva.

Personal life[edit]

She was first married to actor Bucek Depp in 1995, with whom she has three children, twin daughters Salma and Salwa Mucthar and a son Daffa Mucthar,.[1] They divorced in 1997. Then she got married to American teacher Andy Dougharty in 1999, with whom she has one child Stephanie Dougharty. She divorced from Dougharty in 2006.[4] She also had a previous six-year relationship with one of her musical collaborators, Indra Lesmana.[1]

She married Indonesian rock singer Noviar Rachmansyah in 2007 and divorced it in August 2011 without additional child from both.[5]

Discography[edit]

  • 1984 Imajinasi (Featuring hits : Di Mana & Kekasihku)
  • 1986 Yang Pertama Yang Bahagia (Featuring hit song : Kapankah kau Kembali)
  • 1988 Ekspresi (Featuring hit song Ekspresi)
  • 1989 Titi Dj 1989 (Featuring Hits : Kita Masih Muda, Wajah & Amor)
  • 1990 Dunia Boleh Tertawa (Featuring hit song Dunia Boleh Tertawa)
  • 1992 Take Me Heaven (Featuring hits : Keresahanku, Cerita Cinta & Malisa)
  • 1994 Bintang-Bintang (Featuring hits : Bintang-Bintang & Sinar Matamu)
  • 1996 Kuingin (Featuring hit song Kuingin)
  • 1999 Bahasa Kalbu (Featuring hits : Bahasa kalbu & Takkan Ada Cinta Yang Lain)
  • 2001 Menyanyikan Kembali (A collection of remixed hits featuring new hit song : Sang Dewi)
  • 2003 Senyuman (Featuring hits: Hanya Cinta Yang Bisa (with Agnes Monica), Matamu & Penyesalan)
  • 2004 Immaculate Collection (Greatest Hits spanning her entire hits)
  • 2006 Melayani Hatimu (Featuring hits: Separuh Hidupku, Sempat Melayani Hatimu & Stephanie)
  • 2007 The Best Of (Featuring new hits: Galau & Engkau Laksana Bulan)
  • 2009 Titi To Diana (Featuring Hits: Jangan Biarkan - Dasar Lelaki)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Minarti, Helly (January 24, 1999). "Titi DJ goes it alone in juggling family and music", The Jakarta Post.
  2. ^ Danawidjaja, Tari (October 2, 2005). "Diva Titi DJ wows, wows crowd with theatrical concert", The Jakarta Post, p. 17.
  3. ^ Ramadani, Sri (October 7, 2001). "'Indonesian men are not straightforward'", The Jakarta Post.
  4. ^ no byline (April 14, 2007). "Titi DJ in love again", The Jakarta Post.
  5. ^ http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2011/08/03/singer-titi-dj-musician-ovy-divorce.html