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Salawa Abeni (Salawa Abeni Alidu) was born on 5 May, 1961 in Epe, Nigeria, is a Nigerian singer. At 59 years old, Salawa Abeni height not available right now. We will update Salawa Abeni's height soon as possible.

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Popular As Salawa Abeni Alidu
Occupation N/A
Age 59 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 5 May 1961
Birthday 5 May
Birthplace Epe, Nigeria
Nationality Nigeria

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Who Is Salawa Abeni's Husband?

Her husband is Alhaji Lateef Adepoju (m. ?–1986), Ayinla Kollington

Family
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Husband Alhaji Lateef Adepoju (m. ?–1986), Ayinla Kollington
Sibling Not Available
Children Big Sheff, Aminat Okikiola Ilori

Salawa Abeni Net Worth

She net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Salawa Abeni worth at the age of 59 years old? Salawa Abeni’s income source is mostly from being a successful Singer. She is from Nigeria. We have estimated Salawa Abeni's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2020 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2019 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Singer

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2018

When speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria, Abeni created controversy when she advised fellow musicians to "stay away from homosexuality", likening it to drug addiction. Activists called her comments "a display of ignorance", however her remarks were recently echoed by Nigerian model Olajumoke Orisaguna in her YouTube video Olajumoke Sauce 7: Trends and Acceptance uploaded in February 2018. Under Nigerian law based on British colonial jurisprudence, same-sex relationships between LGBT people remain a criminal offence, with maximum punishments ranging from 14 years imprisonment to the death penalty.

1992

She was crowned "Queen of Waka Music" by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi in 1992. Waka is an Islamic-influenced, traditional Yoruba music style, popularized by Batile Alake; it is a much older genre than jùjú and fuji.

1986

Abeni continued recording for Leader until 1986, when she ended a relationship with the record label's owner, Lateef Adepoju. She married Kollington Ayinla and joined his record label instead, staying with him until 1994.

1961

Salawa Abeni Alidu (born 5 May 1961) is a Nigerian singer. An Ijebu Yoruba from [Ijebu Waterside, in Ogun State, she began her professional career in waka music when she released her debut album titled, Late General Murtala Ramat Mohammed, in 1976, on Leader Records. It became the first recording by a female artist in Yoruba Songs to sell over a million copies in Nigeria.