He was born on September 27th 1960. He attended Methodist Primary School Ibadan from 1966 to 1971.
St Patrick’s Grammar school Ibadan, 1972 to 1977 and Comprehensive High School Ayetoro from 1978 to 1980 for his primary school, Secondary school and higher school certificate course.
He later attended University of Ife, Ile Ife now Obafemi Awolowo University from 1891 to 1895 where he graduated in English Studies. He did the mandatory National Youth Service at Government Teachers College, Bida in Niger State.
Ipaye taught English at Mayflower School Ikenne in Ogun State from 1982 to 1987. he got appointment into the service of Lagos State Government in 2004 as Senior Information Officer in the Ministry of Information and Strategy. He has since then been deployed to various MDAs.