David Olusoga Bio, Age, Career, Personal Life, Awards, Net Worth, Height
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David Adetayo Olusoga aka David Olusoga (January 1970 in Lagos, Nigeria) is a British Nigerian popular historian, writer, broadcaster, presenter, and film-maker. In fact, he is also the Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester. Moreover, he is an expert military history, empire, race, and slavery. Furthermore, he has been described as “one of the UK’s foremost historians”. Scroll down to know a lot more about David Olusoga.
David Olusoga: Early Life; Age, Parents, Ethnicity
A Nigerian father and British mother gave birth to the British Nigerian popular historian, writer, broadcaster, presenter, and film-maker, David Adetayo Olusoga aka David Olusoga in January 1970 in Lagos, Nigeria. As of 2020, he is 50 years old and belongs to the horoscope, Capricorn.
By nationality, he is a Nigerian and is of mixed ethnicity. However, the information about his parents and siblings are under review. Talking about his education, he attended the University of Liverpool to study the history of slavery.
How Did David Olusoga’s Career Began & Became Famous?
- Olusoga has worked in films such as The World’s War: Forgotten Soldiers of Empire (2014), Fighting for King and Empire: Britain’s Caribbean Heroes (2015), Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners (2015), Black and British: A Forgotten History (2016), etc.
- Similarly, he appeared in Timewatch: “British Empire – Heroes and Villains” and “Dictators and Despots” (2017), A House Through Time (2018 & 2019), Civilisations (2018), and The Unwanted: The Secret Windrush Files (2019).
- Likewise, David has written and published books such as Civilisations: First Contact/The Cult of Progress (Profile Books, 2018), Black and British: A Forgotten History (Macmillan, 2016), The World’s War (Head of Zeus, 2015), and The Kaiser’s Holocaust: Germany’s Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of Nazism (Faber and Faber, 2011).
- Moreover, he is an expert military history, empire, race, and slavery, and has been described as “one of the UK’s foremost historians”.
Who was David Olusoga’s Spouse? Personal Life; Past Affair
Regarding his love life, we don’t have any information about his wife or love. In addition, the information about his personal life, relationship status, past affairs is not available over the internet. Hence, we shall update the information as soon as we get it.
David Olusoga: Awards and Achievements
- 2019: OBE, For services to History and to community integration
- 2017: Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters, University of Liverpool
- PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for Black and British 2017
- 2017: Longman-History Today Trustees Award for Black and British
- 2016: Specialist Factual BAFTA, BAFTA TV Awards for Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners
- 2015: Royal Historical Society Public History Prize for Broadcasting for Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners (BBC History)
- 2015: World War One Book of the Year at the Paddy Power Political Book Awards for The World’s War.
Had David Olusoga Been in Rumors and Controversy?
However, he has never involved in any kind of rumor and controversy in his life.
What would be David Olusoga’s Earnings and Net Worth?
Adetayo is a British Nigerian popular historian, writer, broadcaster, presenter, and film-maker who earns income from his movies and books. According to the sources, David Olusoga has an estimated net worth of $1 million. However, the information about his salary is under review.
Body Physique; Height, Weight & Social Media of David Olusoga
However, the information about his height and weight is under review. Therefore, the Nigerian film-maker and writer, David holds 47.8k followers on Twitter and 5587 followers on Facebook.