In today’s post, we have provided comprehensive information about Femi Fani Kayode biography, FFK net worth, wife, political career, educational background and many more.
As a Nigerian you must have been hearing about FFK, he is such a controversial person to the extent he is more popular than those holding strategist political offices in Nigeria, is it not worth knowing this kind of a man? We will reveal everything you need to know.
Let us quickly show you brief profile information about Femi Fani Kayode.
David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode was born on the 16th of December 1960 in Lagos State South Western Nigeria to the family of Chief Remilekun Adetokunbo Fani- Kayode and Mrs. Adia Adunni Fani-Kayode.
His nickname is FFK which is much more popular than his christened name. FFK is a prolific lawyer, a politician, poet, essayist, and even attended a theology school. He is no doubt full of knowledge and very educated.
Most of his education took place abroad so he is well exposed and knows the culture of most countries he has been to.
His great grandfather, grandfather, and also father are likewise very educated, they are one of the earliest Nigerians to be educated in England, the Fani-Kayode family is really blessed and they kept the trend of getting every of their family educated up till this moment.
During the era of President Olusegun Obasanjo, Femi served as the Special Assistant (Public Affairs) from July 2003 until June 2006, he had a wonderful political career.
From June 22nd to November 7th, 2006, he got appointed as the Minister of Culture and Tourism in Nigeria. He served as the Minister of Aviation for a year and also after that he was made the Director of Media and Publicity of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation.
His CV is loaded and he seems to fit in any form of strategic office you might want him to perform in and this has been the reason for his success in Nigeria polity.
Femi started his elementary education in the United Kingdom at Brighton College, he then proceeded to Holmewood House Preparatory School Tunbridge, a boarding school in Kent South-East of England. Femi Fani Kayode also attended the Harrow School where his public school studies were ramped up.
In 1983, Femi Fani-Kayode also attended and study Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, he had an LL.B law degree, he studied law at Cambridge University, also when he got to Nigeria in 1985 he attended the Nigerian law school. All these on the law discipline, he is very educated in the law field.
To cap his education up in 1995 he attended a theology school in Ghana, the Christian Action Faith Bible Seminary in Accra where he got his Diploma in Theology.
Femi got converted to a Pentecostal Christian in 1993, he had a brief illness under the tutelage of Archbishop Nicholas Duncan- Williams of Ghana, which was when he became very close to God and there is a conviction that makes him make a decision to be a Pentecostal Christian.
This made him gave his whole life to God and dropped worldly things like alcohol drinking, smoking, parties, and other sinful acts.
Immediately after he finished from the Law school and got called to Bar, Femi Fani-Kayode worked in Chief Rotimi Williams law firm for some years, he then moved to start working for his dad’s law firm named “Fani- Kayode and Sowemimo”.
With his father, he was able to work with high-ranked lawyers, S.A.Ns, Chief Sobo Sowemimo, and other respected lawyers in Nigeria. He had a wonderful early career in the law firm and he got promoted in 1989 to the Senior Partner position.
Femi Fani-Kayode has been married to 4 women, he was first married to Saratu Atta, their marriage lasted 3 years and the union had a daughter named Folake, Folake is a beautiful lady and she graduated from Durham University.
In 1991, Femi Fani Kayode remarried and bonded with Yemisi Olasunbo Adeniji, this marriage lasted for 4 years. He also got married to Regina Amonoo in 1997 and in 2014 he got married to Precious Chikwendu, he had a divorce with Precious Chikwendu in 2020, just a frame of 6 years.
Fani Kayode was considered unlucky with women, Precious Chikwendu claimed he beats her, aggression might be the reason but that is his personal business which we cannot interfere in. His marriage with all his wives was blessed with beautiful and handsome kids.
Awards & Recognition
Femi Fani Kayode Biography will not be complete without mentioning his awards, he has done well in his career line and also in serving his country Nigeria.
He had most of his awards when serving with the Nigerian government, got honored in 2006 “Merit Award by the Southern Youth Foundation”, Preservation of Cultural Values of Nigerians Award by the Federal Ministry of Culture and Tourism also in 2006, in 2007 as the City People Magazine Minister of the Year and many more that won’t be mentioned on this article.
Like every other person, Femi Fani Kayode has his interest in different things and also has his hobbies. He loves to read most especially ancient literature, he loves to play polo, karate, studying history, writing articles and poems, philosophy, watching rugby and also he is a lover of dogs.
He breeds dogs and also trains them as guards while also practicing shooting.
In 2020, FFK announced he has joined Nollywood where he made his first appearance in “Silent Prejudice”, most people said he did this because of his failing political career but as we all know, Femi loves learning new things.
FFK Net Worth
Femi Fani Kayode’s net worth estimate has not been made available by any online publication, though as a person that works under the government, a politician, and also a lawyer he is believed to be a very wealthy person.