Ayinla Kollington, also known as Barrister or “Kolington,” is a renowned Nigerian Fuji musician and composer. Born on August 1, 1953, in the city of Ilota, Ogun State, Nigeria, he has recorded over 50 albums and has won numerous awards for his unique style of music.
Early Life and Career
Ayinla Kollington was born to a family of musicians. His father, S.A. Oladejo, was a well-known Yoruba “waka” musician, while his mother, Jibike Babalola, was a singer and a percussionist. Kollington began his musical career as a drummer in his father’s band.
He later joined the Nigerian Army’s band in Lagos but was discharged in 1973, after which he formed his own band, Ayinla Omowura and His Apala Group. Kollington left the group in 1978 to start his solo career as a Fuji musician.
Kollington has released numerous albums during his career. Some of his most popular albums include:
|10 Years on Stage
You can listen and download some of Kollington’s music on Boomplay.
Personal Life and Net Worth
Kollington is currently married and has children. He is private about his personal life, and not much is known about his educational background.
According to celebritynetworth.com, Kollington’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million, which is equivalent to approximately 1,522,400,000.00 Nigerian Naira, 17,484,000.00 Canadian Dollar, 48,303,600.00 Ghanaian Cedi, 424,546,400.00 Kenya Shilling, 44,874,000.00 South African Rand, 17,627,200,000.00 Ugandan Shilling, and 297,601,600.00 Indian Rupee.
It is important to note that net worth estimates are subject to change over time and should be taken as an approximation.
Ayinla Kollington is a talented Fuji musician who has made a significant impact on the Nigerian music industry. His music has inspired and entertained generations of Nigerians and other music lovers around the world. Follow Ayinla Kollington on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.