This post is about a renowned Nigerian YouTuber, visual storyteller, and entrepreneur, Tayo Aina.
- A native of Ekiti State, but born in Lagos on October 4, 1992
- Winner of the Future Awards Africa 2022 Prize for Content Creation
- An alumnus of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Nigeria
Read on as we discuss the personal life and career of Tayo Aina.
Who is Tayo Aina?
Tayo Aina is a content creator and photographer who travels across Africa to create content for his YouTube channel. He is one of the Top 100 Influential YouTubers in Nigeria by subscribers, with over 651K subscribers.
He joined YouTube on April 5, 2015, and has raked in more than 62 million views. His YouTube channel has about 350 videos as of now.
If we combine his videos on YouTube and all other social media platforms, Tayo has created over 400 videos.
Personal Life (Early/recent)
Tayo Aina was born in Lagos on October 4, 1992, contrary to the belief of netizens that he was born on December 9, 1992. He is an indigene of Ekiti State, Nigeria.
Tayo completed his secondary education at Ifako International Secondary School, Lagos.
Afterward, he pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate and Property Management at the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA).
Information on his marital status and relationship is currently unknown, as he has yet to make any public statement or social media post concerning it.
Career – How Tayo Aina Became a Content Creator?
Tayo’s content creation career started as a photographer when he had to use his mobile phone to take photos of various places within Lagos. Subsequently, he got better and began creating content with his phone. Then, he only made travel and lifestyle videos.
Soon after, he could afford a digital camera to produce high-quality content.
He then started uploading his content on YouTube, where he found people who loved his niche and subscribed to his channel.
Tayo has traveled to over 12 African countries, including Rwanda, Cape Verde, Kenya, Ghana, and Niger. His Afrocentric content focused on travel, lifestyle, real estate, and business.
So far, he has told stories of 35 businesses and brands through his Made in Africa series on YouTube.
Tayo Aina is not only a YouTuber but also an entrepreneur. He owns Spacebook.ng, a Lagos-based short-let apartment and event centre rental agency. His business helps Nigerians looking for spaces for their events, as well as short-let apartments of any type.
Moreover, he offers a course that teaches people how to Get Started on Building a Successful Channel. The course also enlightens participants on making a full-time living from YouTube as a content creator.
Tayo Aina has won several awards and has been recognized on numerous platforms. He recently won the 2022 Future Awards Africa Prize for Content Creation.
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Tayo’s videos promote several sectors in different African countries and have created good publicity. He is undoubtedly a role model for aspiring content creators.
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