Who is David Hundeyin? Bio, Age, Career, Marriage

David Hundeyin is a writer, travel addict and journalist majoring in politics, tech and finance. His work spans a number of international print and broadcast platforms including The Africa Report, CNN Africa, Channels Television, Business Day, PlusTV Africa and Yahoo Finance.

How David Hundeyin started his career?

David Hundeyin

He started his career in Business Consulting and Marketing before segueing into writing. He was a founding writer on ‘The Other News.’ Nigeria’s first prime time political satire TV show with nearly 2 million weekly viewers. His work on ‘The Other News’ was featured in the New Yorker Magazine and in the Netflix documentary ‘Larry Charles Dangerous World of Comedy’ Episode 4.


He has also been nominated by the U.S. State Department to take part in the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Program for journalists under the International Visitors Leadership Program. He currently write 3 weekly columns in addition to his investigative and reporting work. In his quiet time, you can find him watching Liverpool FC or making light of the Nigerian situation and arguing with total strangers on Twitter @DavidHundeyin.


Early Life Background

David Hundeyin

David Hundeyin was born on the 6th of May, 1990, in Lagos State, which falls in the southwestern geopolitical zone of Nigeria. He hails and grew up in Lagos State. He had his primary school education in Grange School, after which he attended Atlantic Hall for his secondary school education. David went further to the University of Hull for his bachelor’s degree studies and later graduated in 2011.


David Hundeyin joined KPMG UK as a project assistant in 2012. In 2013, he began employment with Direct Group Limited as a Sales and Service Adviser. He then advanced to the post of account executive in 2014.

What is the full name of David Hundeyin?

The full name of David Hundeyin is David Inyene- Obong Nugboyon Oluwaseun. He is a renowned journalist, writer, and media personality from Nigeria. He serves as correspondence for many media outlets, such as The Africa Report, Freelance, CNN, and BusinessDay Nigeria.

David Hundeyin is a Nigerian columnist and journalist. He has worked with and written for many domestic and foreign media sources. CNN, Business Day, The African Report, The New Yorker Magazine, and Netflix have all published his writings.

David Hundeyin served as a television writer for Channels Television’s Other News from 2017 to 2018. In 2018, he started working as a freelance reporter for Beln Crypto and as the Head of Content for BHM Group Nigeria. In 2019, he started working as a contributing writer and columnist for News Wire NGR and Business Day, respectively.

David Hundeyin

Since February 2020, David Hundeyin has written columns for Vanguard publications, and since December 2019, he has served as the West African Correspondent for The African Report.Following Invictus Obi’s arrest by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in March 2020, he worked as a broadcaster for CNN from August 2019 to March 2020.

David hosted the African Business Radio from 2018 to 2019 and contributed to CCN markets. Nova Animation and Copyrighting Studio is his own company. David Hundeyin hosted the African Business Radio from 2018 to 2019 and contributed to CCN markets. Nova Animation and Copyrighting Studio is his own company.

David Hundeyin hosted the African Business Radio from 2018 to 2019 and contributed to CCN markets. Nova Animation and Copyrighting Studio is his own company.

Personal Life of David

At age 25, David, married his wife. Three years after, they got divorced. This divorce became a topic of conversation across a couple of social media platforms. He claimed in his justification for the divorce that he had been emotionally wounded during the marriage.

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David Hundeyin vs Isa Pantami: On the 14th of April 2021, David Hundeyin called out the Minister for Communication, Dr. Isa Pantami, to resign from his ministerial position after David got a leaked voice record that revealed the minister’s involvement in the Boko Haram insurgency terrorizing the country.

David Hundeyin post it on his Twitter handle that he will upload a complete and unedited audio recording of a sermon Dr. Isa Pantami gave in Bauchi in 2006 in which he publicly supported the Afghan Taliban and Al Qaeda and their efforts to assassinate “unbelievers” and impose Sharia law.

David Hundeyin Net Worth

David Hundeyin who has had many years of experience in the field of journalism, has also worked with many local and international media firms and has so far accumulated so much wealth through it. According to multiple sources, his net worth is estimated at around $200,000.

Social Media Handles

David Hundeyin is very active on social media platforms, most especially on Twitter, where he has a verified account with over 542 ,000 followers. He also has over 20k followers on Instagram. You ca n follow him through the following social media handles.

David Hundeyin and Tinubu

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