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4 Facts About Timi Dakolo As He Clocks 40

Timi Dakolo is arguably one of Nigeria’s finest male vocalist since he rose to stardom.

The ‘Iyawo Mi’ crooner today, 20th of January 2021 clocked 40 years. This has got fans of the popular soul music artist to celebrate him across social media platforms.

Prior to his 40th birthday, Dakolo had surprised many of his fans and followers by performing at their weddings for free. Read More

He performed his popular love song ‘Iyawo Mi’ in eight (8) wedding ceremonies in a day sometimes last year (2020) and also continued this year by surprising a fan at home.

Nigerian Singer, Timi Dakolo
Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo

Here are 4 Things You Need To Know About Timi Dakolo As He Clocks 40 Today

  1. Timi Dakolo was born on the 20th of January 1981 in in Accra, Ghana to a Nigerian father, Bayelsa-native David and a Ghanaian mother, Norah, who died when Dakolo was thirteen years old.
  2. He was raised in Port Harcourt by his grandmother Ateni Dakolo and his aunt Susan Larry, and he credits his aunt as his early singing teacher.
  3. Timi started singing in church at the age of twelve and emerged the winner of the inaugural season of Idols West Africa in 2007.
  4. Timi Dakolo is married to Busola (nee Amupitan). Their union is blessed with three children (Zoe Ateni, Hallel and Alexander Dakolo).

Congratulations to the singing sensation on the occasion of his 40th birthday.

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