Daudi Tingatinga was the only son of the famous painter Eduardo Saidi Tinga Tinga. The word Tinga Tinga is used also as a term for the whole art movement in east Africa. He passed away in May 2015

He was born in 1966. His mother was Agatha Mataka and came from Mozambique, the same village as the one of the most famous African artist George Lilanga.

Daudi was only 5 years old when his father Eduardo Tinga Tinga died. He started to paint in nineties. He followed his father's style and painted mostly single animals as his father often did.

Daudi left behind two children. His wife died just when they were small.