Tanitoluwa Adewumi Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Net Worth, Education, Bio

Tanitoluwa Adewumi wiki

Tanitoluwa Adewumi is the 8-year-old Chess Champion from New York. Adewumi was newly crowned as the chess champion at the state tournament, outwitting the children from elite private schools with private chess tutors.

Tani has made the headlines after winning the annual state-wide tournament in New York, despite only learning game last year. He is moreover said to be a Homeless refugee child basically from Nigeria, now crowned as the New York Chess champion.

Tanitoluwa Adewumi wiki

Tanitoluwa Adewumi

The young champion lives in Manhattan homeless shelter with his family and one of this dreams is for his family to be allowed to stay in the U.S. in the competition he beat off several children having their own private chess tutors to win the third-grade title.

One of the surprising facts about Tanitoluwa is that he just started to play the game last year and now he is competing to be named as National champion at country-wide competition in May.  In an interview, the young lad spoke about his biggest dream is to become the world’s ‘youngest grandmaster’ in chess.

Tanitoluwa Adewumi Career

Tani fled from Nigeria to New York in 2017, fearing the attacks of Boko Haram terrorists on Christians. Later their family was given shelter by a pastor who helped steer them to a homeless shelter. As the young boy started attending local elementary school, one of his chess teachers taught him how to play Chess.

Mr. Adewumi gradually started to gain more interest in the game and moreover, he was also supported by his father and mother. The newly crowned chess champion for kindergarten has won several trophies which he has stacked in his homeless shelter. He is further planning to participate in the other tournaments and dreams to be the ‘youngest Grandmaster’.

Tanitoluwa Adewumi Family

Tanitoluwa Adewumi was born in 2010 in Nigeria. His family along with his older brother moved to New York in 2017 as refugees since there were attacks of Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria and fearing that his father wanted everyone in his family to be safe.

Tani was then sent to Elementary school in the city and eventually the boy developed the interest in playing chess and also participated in competitions. Moreover, Tani’s family are very supportive of their son’s passion for Chess and also made him join the chess club.

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Tanitoluwa Adewumi Net worth

Tani’s family has no proper home of their own and are currently staying in a homeless shelter.

Tanitoluwa Adewumi Biography

Full Name Tanitoluwa Adewumi
Nick Name Tani
DOB 2010
Born Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Religion Christianity
Profession Student, Chess champion
Age 8 years

Education Details

College NA
School Elementary School
Qualification Pursuing school

Physical Statics

Height 3 feet 9inches
Weight 28 Kg
Eye Color Black
Hair color Black
Marital Status Single

Favorites and hobbies

Hobbies Travelling, Chess
Favorite Actor Will Smith
Favorite Actress Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite Destination Miami
Favorite Food Chicken Soup

Family Details

Father Will be updated
Mother Will be updated
Brother Will be updated
Sister NA
Siblings NA

 Relationships, Dating, Girlfriend

Girlfriend None
Dating None
Affairs None
Relatives Not known

Net worth

Net worth Under review

Social Media Accounts

Twitter Account Yes
Facebook Account No
Instagram Account Yes
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