Our Woman Crush Wednesday Goes to Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau, aka ‘Kaffy’ is a Nigerian dancer, choreographer, dance instructor and fitness coach who has earned her respect for acrobatic dancing with a great level of stamina to it.
Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau was born on the 30th of June 1980, Kaffy was born in London and grew up in Canada, New York City and Egypt before coming to Lagos with her parents as a teen. She completed her primary education at Chrisland School, Opebi and her secondary school education at Coker Secondary School, Orile-Iganmu before attending Yaba College of Technology for a while and went on to obtain a diploma in data processing from Olabisi Onabanjo University.
In 2006 she broke a Guinness World Records for the longest dance party ever at the Nokia Silverbird danceathon. The talented dancer led her team on a dance show that lasted 55 hours, 40 minutes on stage.
She is proudly the founder and owner of Imagneto Dance Company, an institution that has helped groomed young talents within and outside Nigeria.
Kaffy won the 2014 African Muzik Magazine Awards for Best Female Dancer of the Year.
The dance queen is married to Joseph Ameh, music director and drummer for Nigerian duo P-Square with whom she has two children.