Award winning Kaffy whose full name is Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau is an energetic dancer, choreographer, dance instructor, a fitness coach and the founder and owner of Imagneto Dance Company.
Born on June 30, 1980, Kaffy was born and raised in Nigeria and grew up with the dream of being an Aeronautic Engineer but because of her passion and ability for dancing became known for that instead.
She began to consider dancing as a career after she went to an event to perform onstage by someone who spotted her when she used to go to the National Stadium during weekends for dance rehearsals and workouts. She has been officially active in the dancing scene since 2002 till date.
With her dancing, Kaffy led her dance group and they broke the Guinness World Record for “Longest Dance Party” at the Nokia Silverbird Danceathon in 2006 after they danced for 55hours and 40minutes!!! During the course of her career, she has featured in countless music videos, working alongside big wigs like Seyi Shay, D’banj, P-Square, Tiwa Savage and some other international stars. Also she’s worked on reality shows like Maltina Dance Hall ( as a Judge), on Project Fame West Africa (as a Faculty Member), and Dance with Peter (Judge and Faculty Instructor).
Apart from the Guiness Record, Kaffy has been nominated at least three times for dancing awards since 2013 and she’s won Best Female Dancer of the Year at the African Muzik Magazine Awards (2014), and Best Choreographer of the Year at the The Beatz Awards (2015).
Kaffy is a bundle of energy, has an incredible stamina, super moves, good vibes and a model for lots of dancers in Nigeria. As a fore-runner in the industry, she’s made people to begin to take dancing seriously and as a career in Nigeria.
Our #WomanCrushWednesday today, the energetic Kaffy is married to Joseph Ameh another star who is the music director and drummer for Nigerian duo P-Square and together they have two beautiful children.