Mobolaji Dawodu

Mobolaji Dawodu Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | June 25, 2024

Date of Birth

2 / November / 1980


44 Years


Fashion Editor and Costume Designer

Mobolaji Dawodu was born on November 2, 1980, in Nigeria, where he spent his early years before embarking on a journey that would lead him into the fashion world. His upbringing in Nigeria likely influenced his eclectic and vibrant sense of style.

Mobolaji Dawodu Height, Weight, Wife, Age, Biography & More

Dawodu’s passion for fashion began to take shape early on, eventually guiding him toward a career in fashion journalism and costume design. His early experiences and cultural background played a pivotal role in shaping his unique perspective and creative approach in the realm of fashion.

Early Life

Mobolaji Dawodu was born on November 2, 1980, in Nigeria, where he spent his early years before venturing into the fashion industry. Growing up, he developed a keen interest in fashion and style, which eventually led him to pursue a career in fashion journalism and costume design. Dawodu’s early influences and cultural background played a significant role in shaping his distinct sense of fashion, contributing to his later success as a prominent figure in the fashion world.


His education information is not known.


Mobolaji Dawodu was born on November 2, 1980, in Nigeria. He is 44 years old and holds Nigerian nationality.

Physical Stats

Mobolaji Dawodu stands 175 cm (1.75 m or 5’ 9”) tall and weighs 75 kg (165 lbs). His body measurements include a chest size of 42 inches, a waist size of 34 inches, and a biceps size of 14 inches. He has black eyes and black hair.

Wife and Daughter

Mobolaji Dawodu is married. He is straight in sexual orientation and his wife is Lupita Nyong’o. They have a daughter, although her name is not publicly known.


His family information is not known.

Mobolaji Dawodu with his wife Lupita Neyong

Mobolaji Dawodu with his wife Lupita Neyong

Mobolaji Dawodu Daughter

Mobolaji Dawodu Daughter


Mobolaji Dawodu has built a notable career as a fashion editor and costume designer, known for his innovative contributions to the industry. He has worked with prestigious fashion publications and collaborated with renowned brands, showcasing his expertise in styling and trendsetting. Dawodu’s creative vision and meticulous attention to detail have earned him recognition as a tastemaker in the fashion world, influencing trends and inspiring fashion enthusiasts globally.

Net Worth

Mobolaji Dawodu’s net worth is not publicly known.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mobolaji Dawodu

  • Mobolaji is not only good with his sense of fashion, but also has a great eye for natural frames.
  • His job to him does not feel like a job at all. He said he worked at Fader because he was free for 11 years and still feels the same.
  • He loves turtlenecks and considers himself the “the turtleneck God”. “I only wear turtlenecks in the winter—you’ll see,” he said.
  • He is a fashion editor and he himself does not shop! He gets his clothes stitched mostly. Whenever he goes on travelling to Africa and Asia, he gets his clothes tailored.
  • He has traveled around the world, to about 50-60 countries along with just one photographer and a bunch of clothes that they would try on all sorts of people.
  • He has been the consultant of Apple, Nike, Sony, Converse, Dr. Marten and KENZO.
  • He has also designed clothes for the movies Mother of George, Restless City, Queen of Katwe and Beat Up Little Seaugull.
  • Does Mobolaji Dawodu smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Mobolaji Dawodu drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Dawodu now works for the prestigious fashion magazine GQ now; he left Fader, after working there for 11 years.
  • Dawodu is barely seen without his unique style of hats. He doesn’t even go to the shop around the corner without wearing one out of his wide variety of hats.
  • Dawoda has also worked with recording artists Kelis, Solange and The Black Eyed Peas.
  • “Mobolaji Dawodu is truly a wizard when it comes to advanced personal style with a global sensibility,” said Will Welch, the Editor-in-Chief of GQ.

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Body Measurements Chest: 42 Inches, Waist: 34 Inches, Biceps: 14 Inches
Birth Place Nigeria
Children Daughter: Name Not Known
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality Nigerian
Parents Name Not Known
Profession Fashion Editor and Costume Designer
Siblings Not Known
Spous Lupita Neyong
Weight 75 kg
Zodiac Sign Scorpio


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