Femi Fani-Kayode Biography: Age, Wife, Daughters & Net Worth

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We bring you Femi Fani-Kayode biography with all the information you need to know about the popular Nigerian politician.

Fani-Kayode is one of the well doing and richest politicians in Nigeria.

Femi Fani-Kayode Biography

David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode, born October 16, 1960, better known as Femi Fani-Kayode, is a Nigerian politician, lawyer, poet and essayist.

He was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party and he is an Ile-Ife chieftain of Yoruba descent.

Fani-Kayode was the Special Assistant on Public Affairs, to President Olusegun Obasanjo from July 2003 until June 2006. 

Early life

Femi Fani-Kayode was born to Chief Victor Babaremilekun Adetokunboh Fani-Kayode and to Chief (Mrs) Adia Adunni Fani-Kayode.

He is an Ile-Ife chieftain of Yoruba descent.

Femi Fani-Kayode’s great-grandfather, the Rev. Emmanuel Adedapo Kayode, was one of the earliest Nigerians to be educated in England, receiving an MA from the University of Durham, after which he became an Anglican priest.

His grandfather, Victor Adedapo Kayode, studied law at Cambridge University and became a lawyer and a judge.

Education

Femi Fani-Kayode began his education at Brighton College, Brighton and further to Holmewood House School in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, South-East England.

He went to Holmewood House School in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, South-East England.

He entered Harrow School in Harrow on the Hill, United Kingdom and later into Kelly College in Tavistock, UK, where he completed the rest of his public school education

Femi Fani-Kayode went to the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies where he graduated with an LL.B law degree in 1983

He attended Cambridge University after which he went to the Nigerian Law School and in 1985 was called to the Nigerian Bar.

Career

Femi Fani-Kayode is a staunch politician who had previously served in several positions.

He bagged appointment as the first ever Special Assistant on Public Affairs to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

In 2006 he was appointed as the Honourable Minister of Culture and Tourism same year and a minor cabinet reshuffle, he was redeployed to the Aviation Ministry as the Honourable Minister of Aviation. 

Femi Fani-Kayode Net Worth

Femi Fani-Kayode is a top Nigerian politician and lawyer with an estimated net worth of $1 – $5.

Femi Fani-Kayode Wife

Femi Fani-Kayode has been married four times. Femi Fani-Kayode first wife was Saratu “Baby” Atta in 1987 and they divorced in 1990 although the marriage is blessed with one daughter, Oluwafolake. 

He married Yemisi Olasunbo Adeniji in 1991 but they were divorced by 1995. 

His third marriage was with Regina-Hanson Amonoo. They got married in 1997 and have one daughter, Oluwaremilekun.

In 2014 Femi Fani-Kayode and Precious Chikwendu, a beauty queen and the winner of the Miss United Nations (world) beauty pageant 2014, got married. 

Femi Fani-Kayode has eight Children all together with four four different women.

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