Who is Fewa Otedola?
Fewa Otedola is the only son of the famous Nigerian billionaire and oil mogul, Femi Otedola. Fewa Otedola is however, also the brother of popular singer, DJ Cuppy, singer, Tolani Otedola, and popular Nollywood actress- Temi Otedola.
Fewa Otedola’s childhood
Fewa Otedola was born on the 2nd day of June, 2000, and he currently lives in the United States. He is the youngest child and the only son of Femi Otedola’s amazing four children. Fewa experienced a difficult childhood due to his abnormal condition. He was born with a disorder which was diagnosed to be ‘Autism Spectrum Disorder’. It is a health condition which stunts the mental growth of its victims or sufferers.
Unlike his sisters, Fewa Otedola’s childhood and education have been concealed and kept away from the media. This might probably be because of his health condition. He also try to stay away from social media, though his loving and caring sisters post him often.
Fewa Otedola’s age
Fewa is currently 22 years old as of the time of this post. He was born on June 2, 2000.
Fewa Otedola’s condition
Fewa Otedola suffers from a health condition known as autism. He has, however, received the biggest form of support and care from his parents and sisters. His condition was however made public by Temi Otedola in a blog post.
She mentioned that their mother has informed them about Fewa’s ‘special’ condition, and that he needed a special kind of care. Temi also revealed that it was initially difficult to understand Fewa’s needs, but eventually and as time went on, they learned how to love and care for him very deeply.
Despite being autistic, Fewa Otedola has been given special treatment by his family, and this is evident from how they post and flaunt pictures of him online and overwhelm him with love and attention.
Fewa Otedola’s social media and net worth
Fewa Otedola is not currently active on any social media account. Very little information is known about his career, net worth, and personal life.
Fewa Otedola’s father
Fewa Otedola is the son of a Nigerian successful businessman and founder of Zenon Petroleum, Femi Otedola.
He is currently one of the top richest and successful men in Africa. Femi Otedola is also the chairman of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel which is located in Abuja. He is also the CEO of FO Properties Ltd. He has made a huge impact on the Nigerian economy and has businesses across and all over Africa.
Fewa Otedola’s mother
Fewa Otedola’s mother is Nana Otedola by name. She is Femi Otedola’s current wife. Femi Otedola married Nana after his relationship with his very first lover, Olayinka Odukoya, which produced a daughter ( named Tolani) ended.
Fewa Otedola’s sisters
Fewa Otedola is a brother to three lovely sisters – two direct sisters and one half sister.
Fewa’s half-sister is Femi Otedola’s very first child, Olawunmi Tolani Otedola. She was born on the 21st day of April, 1986, and is currently 35 years old. She is a popular Nigerian singer and vocalist.
Fewa’s second sister is the popular DJ and music artist known as, DJ Cuppy. She was born on the 11th day of November, 1992, and is presently 28 years old. She is widely known for her love for pink color.
Fewa Otedola’s third sister is by name Temi Otedola. She was born on the 20th of March, 1996. She is an actress, fashion influencer, and blogger.
Fewa Otedola is Currently 22 Years Old
Fewa Otedola was born on the 2nd day of June, 2000, and is currently 22 years old. While in his earliest years, Fewa’s parents noticed the not-so-common traits and behaviours in him, which were later discovered to be the symptoms of autism. However, his being autistic did not stop him from obtaining a sound education.
His siblings, on the other hand, have attended schools both in and outside Nigeria (Uk). DJ Cuppy attended the Grange School, Ikeja, before proceeding to London, where she graduated with a degree in business and economics. His immediate older sister Temi also graduated from the University College, London. Tolani Otedola, on the other hand, attended the University of St. Andrews located in Scotland as well as Tech Music Schools, London.
The Career Path of Fewa
Being the most private person in his family, it is not known whether Fewa has any career path or not. Notwithstanding, the only son of the billionaire was born into both fame and good wealth. His family’s wealth can be traced to his grandfather, Sir Michael Otedola, who was the governor of Lagos State from the year 1992 until he died in the year 1993.
His father, who is Femi Otedola, has also risen to become one of Africa’s most renowned business man. The billionaire in 2009 became the second man behind popular Aliko Dangote to be mentioned by leading press blog Forbes as a Nigerian dollar-dominated billionaire. Otedola’s journey as an entrepreneur started in the 1990s. In exactly 1994, he founded CentreForce Ltd with its specialty in finance, investment, and trade. Subsequently, he started another financial institution called the Swift Insurance.
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The successful billionaire businessman Femi Otedola additionally created a niche for himself in the petroleum, gas, and real estate sectors through his Zenon Petroleum and Gas company and Zenon of Stallion House in Victoria Island, Lagos. Other investments of Otedola include but not limited to African Petroleum, which was later rebranded as Forte Oil. He is currently involved in the power business through his Geregu Power Plc and has stakes in a lot of banks, among other institutions.
Fewa Otedola Suffers from Autism Spectrum Disorder
There is a popular opinion and news that Fewa is mentally unstable. However, he has a neurodevelopmental disorder which is known as autism. The condition, which manifests in infancy or childhood, and affect the development of people suffering from it. Its characteristics include having issues interacting with others, having difficulty in communicating properly, restricted interests, and repetitive behavioral pattern.
Like many other family members, Femi Otedola talks openly and creates awareness about the autism spectrum disorder. In addition, Fewa’s siblings have become his life protectors, even on social media, when people shame him. In one of the incidents, his eldest sister, Tolani, had to take to social media to correct the notion that her brother has autism and not in anyway mentally imbalanced or an imbecile, as other sources may claim.
The Billionaire’s Son is Not The Only Famous Person Living With Autism
Although there is no complete cure for disorder “autism” , symptoms may decrease through therapy and the help of others in society. However, since autism is a spectrum condition, it differs from person to person. While it allows others to become good geniuses, others may be the opposite. In Fewa Otedola’s case, his type of autism has not yet been revealed to the public. In the history of autism and autistic people, a lot have become famous. They include the following:
- Charles Darwin: Greatly known for his contribution towards the educational sector, especially in the evolution theory, Charles Darwin is believed to have suffered from autism which is called Asperger’s. The popular opinion is that Darwin’s autism let him become more creative than a lot of other people.
- Albert Einstein: He was however one of the greatest physicists and geniuses of all time. As a child, he couldn’t talk, had poor social skills and a lot of other symptoms, which later led to the discovery that he was suffering from the Asperger syndrome as well, autism.
- Elon Musk: He one of the richest people in the world, with a current net worth of over $156 billion. He is a successful businessman, CEO of Tesla Motors, and founder of The Boring Company. Recently, he opened up about having the Asperger’s syndrome.
- Chris Imafidon: his family is the smartest in the whole of UK. He is a Nigerian who was born autistic. However, he managed his spectrum quite very well and is currently a professor. He is the founder of the Excellence in Education Programme, where he mentors people towards achieving greatness. As part of his program, he raised his 5 children to become the smartest and highest achievers the UK has ever known. He also won a $25 million from David Cameron after turning the very worst-performing schools in the UK into the most excellent.
- Bill Gates: Even though there is no solid confirmation that Bill Gates is autistic, many reports have however suffered from mild autism. The billionaire businessman and founder of Microsoft reportedly have many symptoms associated with the said autism, including social awkwardness, and among others. However, as a child, his mother helped push him to do things even if they seemed very uncomfortable to him.
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