Nigerian celebrity photographer, Fortunate Ateumunname Peter popularly known as Fortun, the official photographer to popular Nigerian musician, Davido Adeleke aka Davido has died.
According to several posts on social media, the celebrity photographer passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.
“Davido’s photographer Fortune is dead. Jesus Christ. F**k I’m heartbroken, he’s my friend. I’m so heartbroken. It shouldn’t have been fortune God, he’s hardworking, very ambitious, he worked so hard to gain the spot he achieved like wtf,” one Diana tweeted.
Fortune was born and raised in Bariga, Lagos but hails from Owerri in Imo state.
The celebrity photographer was 24.
Until his death, the celebrity photographer worked with several celebrities including Davido, Pogba, Popcaan, Lil baby, Cassanova, Mayorkun, Wizkid, Jidenna, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Patoranking, Akon, DMW and many more.
His last post on his Instagram page was on July 10, his birthday.
According to multiple sources, the photographer drowned at a photoshoot location in Lagos, on Tuesday evening, September 21, 2021.
Fortune’s death comes just three months after the death of the hit maker’s close aide Habeeb Ademola Uthman, popularly known as Obama DMW, who died as a result of a heart condition.