Olatunji

About Olatunji

Birth Day: April 7, 1927
Birth Place: Nigeria
Died On: Apr 6, 2003 (age 75)
Birth Sign: Aries

Olatunji Net Worth

Olatunji was bornon April 7, 1927 in Nigeria. Grammy Award-winning Nigerian drummer who has contributed his talents to many artists' work since 1960 and released his debut album in the late 1950s.
Olatunji is a member of Drummer

💰 Net worth: 12 Million

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About

Grammy Award-winning Nigerian Drummer who has contributed his talents to many artists' work since 1960 and released his debut album in the late 1950s.

Before Fame

He became involved with traditional Nigerian music at an early age and moved to the United States in 1950 to attend Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.

Trivia

He worked in film and theatre when he composed music for the Broadway and film productions of Raisin in the Sun.

Family Life

He was born in a village in Ajido, Lagos State, Nigeria and was of the Yoruba people.

Associated With

He performed in the Amandla Festival on July 21, 1979 and appeared onstage with many Musicians, including Bob Marley.