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Femi Fani-Kayode

Biography, Net Worth, House, Cars, Wife, Parents, Siblings, Children, Political Party & Education

Femi Fani-Kayode Basic Information

Stage Name: Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK)
Real Name: David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode
Occupation: Lawyer, Poet, Essayist, and Politician
Date Of Birth/Age: 16 October 1960 (63) Years Old
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Married
Education: SOAS University of London

Harrow School

Pembroke College

Holmewood House School

Kelly College

Height: N/A
Net Worth: $1M+

Femi Fani-Kayode Biography

David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode, a politician, essayist, poet, and lawyer from Nigeria, was born on October 16, 1960. He belonged to the Peoples Democratic Party, which was in power (PDP). Before returning to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in June 2014, he was a member of the opposition’s All Progressive Congress (APC). He was born in Lagos on October 16, 1960, to Chief Remi Fani-Kayode and Chief (Mrs.) Adia Adunni Fani-Kayode, despite his family’s origins in Osun. He is a Yoruba chieftain from Ile-Ife.

From July 2003 to June 2006, Fani-Kayode served as President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Special Assistant (Public Affairs). Between June 22 and November 7, 2006, he served as the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, and then from November 7, 2006, to May 29, 2007, he served as the Minister of Aviation.

Femi Fani-Kayode, Yours Truly, People, April 22, 2024

Family

Parents

Father

Leader in Nigerian politics, aristocracy, nationalism, statesmanship, and law, Chief Victor Babaremilekun Adetokunboh Fani-Kayode, Q.C., SAN, CON, was born in 1921 and died in 1995. He was elected deputy premier of the Western Region of Nigeria in 1963, and from the late 1940s to 1995, he was a significant figure in Nigeria’s political and legal history.

Femi Fani-Kayode, Yours Truly, People, April 22, 2024

Mother

Not much information was provided on FFK’s mother apart from her being Remi Fani-Kayode’s wife and FFK’s mother. She was also reported to be a Muslim.

Femi Fani-Kayode, Yours Truly, People, April 22, 2024

Siblings

Oluwarotimi Adebiyi Wahab Fani-Kayode, a Nigerian photographer who immigrated to London at 12 to flee the Nigerian Civil War, lived from April 20, 1955, to December 21, 1989. His most significant body of work was produced between 1982 and 1989. Using stylized portraiture and compositions, he investigated the conflicts of sexuality, race, and culture.

Femi Fani-Kayode, Yours Truly, People, April 22, 2024

Children

FFK is a father to eight children born to different mothers. Some of their names are Oluwatuminu Fani-Kayode, Oluwatemitope Fani-Kayode, Oluwafolake Fani-Kayode, Oluwatobiloba Fani-Kayode, Oluwaremilekun Fani-Kayode, and Joshua Olufemi Emmanuel Lotanna Aragorn Fani-Kayode.

Wife & Ex-wife

Femi Fani-Kayode has had four marriages. His 1987 marriage to Saratu “Baby” Atta resulted in their divorce in 1990. Oluwafolake is the name of their only child. In 1991, the second marriage took place to Yemisi Olasunbo Adeniji, but by 1995, they had already separated. Oluwatemitope, Oluwatobiloba, and Oluwatuminu are the names of their three daughters. Regina-Hanson Amonoo was the third bride. Their daughter, Oluwaremilekun, was born in 1997 after their marriage. Finally, 2014 saw the marriage of Femi Fani-Kayode and Precious Chikwendu, a beauty queen and the overall winner of the Miss United Nations (world) beauty contest.

His fourth and most recent unsuccessful marriage was to this woman. The first son of Fani-Kayode and his wife was born on February 1, 2016. Joshua Oluwafemi was his given name. Aragorn Fani-Kayode Emmanuel Lotanna. His father is Fani-Kayode. Three boys were born to Precious Chikwendu Fani-Kayode on May 25, 2018.

Femi Fani-Kayode, Yours Truly, People, April 22, 2024

Lifestyle

Net Worth

Because reliable sources lack figures, we don’t know. However, certain websites say he is worth over $1 million (or 410 million). The absence of information regarding his financial worth is made worse by Femi’s allegedly invisible commercial endeavors. The politician, nevertheless, maintains a remarkably high level of living.

Cars

He owns SUVs made by Mercedes Benz, Land Rover, and Toyota. He has been seen being chauffeured in a Mercedes Benz SUV, Lexus SUV, Land Rover, Range Rover, and Toyota Land Cruiser.

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House

According to reports, he has residences in Lagos and Abuja.

Femi Fani-Kayode, Yours Truly, People, April 22, 2024

Political Party

Femi Fani-Kayode, Yours Truly, People, April 22, 2024

The Peoples Democratic Party, the All Progressives Congress, and the Labor Party are one of Nigeria’s three major current political parties. Its policies are generally on the right side of the political spectrum. It claimed every presidential election between 1999 and 2011 and was the governing party of the Fourth Republic until the 2015 elections, albeit occasionally under dubious electoral circumstances.

Education

Femi Fani-Kayode began his education at Brighton College in Brighton, United Kingdom, when he was eight. From there, he transferred to Holmewood House School in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, South-East England. Next, he enrolled at Kelly College in Tavistock, United Kingdom, after leaving Harrow School in Harrow on the Hill, where he began the remainder of his public schooling.

Femi Fani-Kayode enrolled at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies in 1980 and received his LL.B. in law in 1983. His father, grandfather, and older brother Akinola had all studied law at Cambridge University before he enrolled there. Femi Fani-Kayode attended the Nigerian Law School after graduating from Cambridge and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1985.

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