Seun Kuti, born Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti on January 11, 1983, is a Nigerian musician and the youngest son of the legendary afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti. Seun Kuti started his music career at a young age and has since released several albums that have gained widespread recognition.
Seun Kuti started playing the saxophone when he was eight years old and became a member of his father’s Egypt 80 band at the age of nine. After his father’s death, he took over as the lead vocalist and bandleader of the band. He has released several albums since then, including “Many Things” in 2008, “From Africa With Fury: Rise” in 2011 and “Black Times” in 2018.
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Seun Kuti is married and has one daughter. He attended the Kalakuta Republic Museum School in Lagos. He is known for his activism and outspokenness on political issues, particularly on corruption in the Nigerian government.
Cars and House
Seun Kuti is known to drive a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon and a BMW 7 Series. He also owns a house in Lagos, Nigeria.
Seun Kuti was raised in Lagos, Nigeria, by his mother, Fehintola Anikulapo-Kuti, after his father’s death. He grew up in the Kalakuta Republic, which was the home of his father’s band and a community of musicians, artists, and activists. He was heavily influenced by his father’s music and activism from a young age.
Seun Kuti’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million in US dollars, ₦782 million in Nigerian naira, C$2.6 million in Canadian dollars, GH₵11.5 million in Ghanaian cedis, KSh220 million in Kenyan shillings, R28.5 million in South African rand, USh7.2 billion in Ugandan shillings, and ₹148 crore in Indian rupees. His wealth comes from his music career and activism.
Overall, Seun Kuti is a talented musician and activist who has continued his father’s legacy of afrobeat music and political activism. His music has brought attention to important issues in Nigeria and beyond, and his influence continues to inspire future generations of musicians and activists.