Timi Dakolo Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

Timi Dakolo Biography

Timi Dakolo is a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter and performing artist. He gained prominence after winning the maiden edition of the West African Idol in 2007. Timi Dakolo was born on January 20, 1981 in Accra, Ghana to David Dakolo and Nora Dakolo. His father was from Bayelsa state while his mother was from Ghana.

Timi Dakolo Profile


Timi Dakolo

Real Name

Timi Dakolo

Date of Birth

January 20, 1981


40 Years (2021)

State of Origin










Record Label

Virgin Records

Sony BMG Music Entertainment


Busola Dakolo

Net Worth

$2 million

Educational Background

Timi Dakolo Education

Timi Dakolo holds a degree in Communication Studies from the University of Port Harcourt.

Career and Musics

Timi Dakolo Songs

Timi Dakolo picked interest in music while being raised by his grand mother. He joined the church choir and nurtured his talent in music.

He later joined a music group “Purple Love” singing group. The group eventually became one of the most popular music group in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Timi Dakolo won a local talent hunt contest called the G.E FACTO in 2005 and the music group disbanded same year after they gained admission to study in UNIPORT

In 2007, Timi Dakolo gained prominence after he participated in and won the maiden edition of the West African Idol. He was named the golden voice of Africa and has a record deal with the Virgin Emi Records (UMG).

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After the competition, Timi Dakolo recorded Heaven please, as a tribute to his grandma who died while he was participating in the West Africa Idol. He featured popular Nigerian rapper, M.I. Abaga in the competition.

In 2011, Timi Dakolo released his debut album ‘Beautiful Noise’. The album featured popular musicians like M.I. Abaga, Cohbams, Jesse Jags and many others.

In 2019, Timi Dakolo released his second album “Merry Christmas Darling”. The album featured Emeli Sande, Kenny G, Laura Bretan and many others.

Timi Dakolo have released several songs since his career. Some of Timi Dakolo’s songs are

  • Everything
  • Merry Christmas Darling
  • Take
  • Wish me well
  • Great Nation and many others.

Timi Dakolo Instagram

Timi Dakolo instagram handle is @timidakolo

Timi Dakolo Net Worth

Timi Dakolo Net Worth

Timi Dakolo Net Worth is estimated to be $2 million.

Personal life

Timi Dakolo Wife

Timi Dakolo is married to Busola Dakolo with children. He is a christian.


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