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Yinka Shonibare is a 57-year-oldBritish Conceptual Artist from London, England. He was born on Thursday, August 9, 1962. Is Yinka Shonibare married or single, and who is he dating now? Let’s find out!

As of 2020, Yinka Shonibare is possibly single.


Yinka Shonibare, MBE, is a British-Nigerian artist living in London. His work explores cultural identity, colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary context of globalisation. A hallmark of his art is the brightly coloured fabric he uses. Having a physical disability that paralyses one side of his body, Shonibare uses assistants to make works under his direction. He became afflicted with transverse myelitis at the age of 18, causing the paralysis of half of his body. He then went to Byam Shaw School of Art, later called Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, before attending Goldsmiths, University of London to get his Master of Fine Arts.

Real Name
Yinka Shonibare
Conceptual Artist
Place of Birth
London, England
Date of Birth
August 9, 1962 (age 57)
Birth Sign
Marital Status

Fun Fact: On the day of Yinka Shonibare’s birth, "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" by Neil Sedaka was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and John F. Kennedy (Democratic) was the U.S. President.

Yinka Shonibare’s Girlfriend

Yinka Shonibare is single. He is not dating anyone currently. Yinka had at least 1 relationship in the past. Yinka Shonibare has not been previously engaged. He moved to Lagos, Nigeria with his family when he was three years old, returning to England when he was 17. He has a son named Kayode Shonibare-Lewis who became an indie game developer and 3D artist. According to our records, he has no children.

Yinka Shonibare Girlfriend

Like many celebrities and famous people, Yinka keeps his personal and love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Yinka Shonibare past relationships, ex-girlfriends and previous hookups.

Yinka Shonibare’s birth sign is Leo. Leos love being coddled and having their egos stroked. Leos are attracted to someone who's just as vibrant and unique as they are. The most compatible signs with Leo are generally considered to be Aries, Gemini, Libra, and Sagittarius. The least compatible signs with Leo are generally considered to be Taurus and Scorpio. Yinka Shonibare also has a ruling planet of Sun.

Past Relationships

He has not been previously engaged. We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

Yinka Shonibare Biography

Yinka Shonibare was born on the 9th of August in 1962 (Baby Boomers Generation). The Baby Boomers were born roughly between the years of 1946 and 1964, placing them in the age range between 51 and 70 years. The term "Baby Boomer" was derived due to the dramatic increase in birth rates following World War II. This generation values relationships, as they did not grow up with technology running their lives. Baby Boomers grew up making phone calls and writing letters, solidifying strong interpersonal skills.
Yinka’s life path number is 8.

Yinka Shonibare is best known for being a Conceptual Artist. British-Nigerian artist whose work is a reflection of contemporary globalisation. Half of his body is paralyzed, forcing him to use assistants to create works under his direction. He had two Victorian style dresses in the personal collection of Charles Saatchi in 1997. The education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

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Yinka was born in the 1960s. The 1960s was the decade dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon.

The 57-year-old American was born in the Year of the Tiger and is part of Baby Boomers Generation

According to Chinese Zodiac, Yinka was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born in the Year of the Tiger are brave and independent. They are respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Yinka Shonibare Facts

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Does he have any children?

Yinka Shonibare has no children.

Is Yinka Shonibare having any relationship affair?

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Was Yinka Shonibare ever been engaged?

Yinka Shonibare has not been previously engaged.

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Yinka Shonibare’s birth sign is Leo and he has a ruling planet of Sun.


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