Timi Dakolo Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Songs, Albums, Net Worth And More

Timi Dakolo Biography
Timi Dakolo is a Nigerian soul singer and 2007 winner, Idols West Africa. He got a deal with Sony BMG after the victory as well as other amazing prizes.
He is the celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo's husband.
We'd be seeing Timi Dakolo's biography, date of birth, age, early life, nationality, family, parents, wife, children, education, songs, albums, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about him.
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Timi Dakolo Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick run down on Timi Dakolo's biography and a few things you'd love to know about him.
Full Name: Timi Dakolo
Date of birth: 20th January, 1981
Age: 38 years
Nationality: Nigeria, Ghana
Father: David Dakolo
Mother: Norah Dakolo
Spouse: Busola Dakolo (married 2012)
Children: Hallel Dakolo, Zoe Ateni Dakolo, Alexander Dakolo
Occupation(s): Singer
Genres: Soul music
Instruments: Vocals
Record Label: Lone Records/Now Muzik
Years active: 2007–present
Net Worth: $4 million

Timi Dakolo Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family, Education, Career

Born on the 20th of January, 1981 to a Nigerian father and a Ghanaian mother, Timi Dakolo was raised up in Port Harcour, Rivers State, Nigeria.
He lost his mother when he was thirteen years old and despite being born in Ghana, holds a Nigerian passport and doesn't claim dual citizenship.

Timi started singing in church when he was just twelve, and in the year 2003 founded the singing group, Purple Love. They were dominating in Port Harcourt but disbanded in 2005 after all their members got admission into the University of Port Harcourt, and Timi won a local talent hunt contest, the G.E FACTO held in Port Harcourt around same period.
He auditioned for the reality show, Idols West Africa in Calabar, 2006 and his vocals impressed the judges earning him an entrance. A week before the viewing of the Top 24 performances, he received the news of his grandmother's death.

The competition was over and Dakolo emerged the winner, and on the 1st of January, 2008, he was shot at the lobby of the Presidential Hotel in Port Harcourt.
He wasn't the target and had gone to the hotel to attend a church service in the company of his friends when a fraction of the Niger Delta militants attacked. He escaped with a flesh wound, was rushed to hospital, treated and discharged the same day.

He released his first single October 2009, and released the song, 'There's a Cry' 2011. Timi Dakolo is currently one of the Judges on The Voice Nigeria.
He had some issues with the founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo concerning the alleged rape of his wife, Busola Dakolo. If you need a full run down of the issues, you can click HERE.

Timi Dakolo's Songs And Albums

Timi Dakolo has a few songs and studio albums to his credit.
We'd see them below:


Some of Timi Dakolo's albums include:
• Beautiful Noise
• Let It Shine


Some of Timi Dakolo's songs include:
• There's a Cry"
• Iyawo Mi"
• Wish Me Well
• The Vow
• Medicine
• I Never Know Say

Timi Dakolo Net Worth

Timi Dakolo is one of the biggest entertainers in Nigeria. He has also won a good number of awards and is estimated to be net worth $4 million.

Social Media Handles

You can get Timi Dakolo on:
Twitter @TimiDakolo
Instagram @TimiDakolo

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