Victor Olaotan was a Nigerian veteran actor has died at the age of 69 years old on Aug 26th, 2021. His wife, Julia Olatan, confirmed the death to The PUNCH on Friday. She said “Victor Olaotan has passed on, I don’t take the help rendered us for granted. Sadly, Olaotan had to come back to Nigeria because we could no more raise the money to continue treatment, so the hospital sent him back. I’m grateful for my husband’s life and I know all is well. Despite the challenges, God has been good to me and my family. He was there for five years.” He was battling with the effects of a traumatic brain injury which he suffered after the car accident in October 2016. Following the news of Victor Olaotan’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the legendary actor, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user tweeted “Now you can Rest with Your Lord away from Sickness and Pain. RIP Victor Olaotan.. Legend.” Another tweeted “Veteran actor Victor Olaotan, best known for his role in the Nigerian TV series ‘Tinsel,’ has died. He was 69-year-old. Olaotan passed away on Thursday night, his wife, Julia confirmed. May God console his family.”
What was Victor Olaotan Net Worth?
Victor Olaotan Net Worth
Victor Olaotan was a Nigerian veteran actor and well known for his lead character of the popular Soap opera, Tinsel. He was born on 17 February 1952 in Lagos, Nigeria, he was 69 years old at the time of his demise. He joined the University of Ibadan theatre group. In February, his wife told this newspaper in an interview “Medically, he is improving, and there has been a lot of improvement. His recent picture was what was used to do his birthday wish on social media so there has been a lot of improvement.” Added “The major challenge is financial and that has been a struggle. We have come out occasionally to ask for funds and we are not ignorant to the fact that there are challenges. With the COVID pandemic, everybody has been affected, locally and internationally. But I have bills to pay. His hospital bill is $7,500 a month, and the main reason he is there, y haven’t done it, is to get his procedure done. We have done the first stage of the medical procedure, it was that first phase Mr. Otedola paid for.”
The estimated Net Worth of Victor Olaotan is around $400K USD.
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