Seun Kuti Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Seun Kuti

Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti (popularly known as Seun Kuti) is an award-winning Nigerian singer and songwriter.

He is the youngest son of famous afrobeat pioneer and Pan-Africanist, Fela Kuti. He became interested in music at five years old, by nine he was playing with his father's band Egypt 80. After Fela's death in 1997, Seun took to the role of leading Egypt 80.
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Seun Kuti Profile

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Full name: Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti
Date of birth: 11th January 1983
Age: 37 years (2020)
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Fela Ransome-Kuti, Remilekun (Remi) Ransome-Kuti
Education: Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
Partner: Yetunde George Ademiluyi
Children: Ifafunmike Adara Anikulapo-Kuti
Occupation: Singer
Genres: Afrobeat
Religion: Traditional African religion
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Seun Kuti Biography and Career

Seun Kuti was born on the 11th of January, 1983. He is the youngest son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti and a grandchild of a political campaigner, women's rights activist and traditional aristocrat Funmilayo Ransome Kuti.

Seun became interested in music at five years old, by nine he was playing with his father's band Egypt 80. He took to the role of leading the band after his father's death on August 2nd, 1997.

The band released its first album under the moniker Sean Kuti & Egypt 80 in 2008. The album, which was titled 'Many Things' gained numerous positive reviews among Nigerians, especially the fans of the late Fela.

Seun Kuti is featured in Calle 13's song 'Todo se mueve' (Everything Moves), on their 2010 album Entren los que quieran.

In 2019, Seun was a featured guest on American rapper Jidenna's second studio album, '85 to Africa'.

Studio Albums

• From Africa With Fury: Rise
• Many Things
• Struggle Sounds
• Black Times
• Night Dreamer Direct to Disc Sessions
• A Long Way To the Beginning

Personal Life

Seun Kuti and his girlfriend, Yetunde George Ademiluyi welcomed their first child, Adara Kuti on 16th December 2013. Yetunde who happened to be one of his dancers is the granddaughter of a prominent Lagos monarch.


In 2014, Kuti was given an honorary invitation to perform live for the first time at the Industry Nite.

In 2018, Seun Kuti's 'Black Times' album was nominated for the Grammys, under the World Music Category

In June 2019, he was featured in the Visual Collaborative electronic catalogue, under the Polaris series, he was interviewed on Pan-African awareness, his country and music.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Seun Kuti on:
Instagram @BigBirdKuti
Twitter @RealSeunKuti

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