Davido Biography

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    David Adedeji Adeleke (born 21 November 1992), popularly known as Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer and record label owned.

    He became famous in the face of the Nigerian music industry after releasing his first hit single, Dami Duro, in 2011. He also released his first debut studio album, Omo Baba Olowo, in 2012. Due to the success of his sophomore single, Omo Baba Olowo, he won the Next Rated Artiste award at The Headies 2012.

    Davido Biography

    David Adedeji Adeleke who is a Nigerian-American music superstar, he became one of Africa’s best-selling music artists named Davido a 29-year-old Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer.

    David was born on November 21, 1992, in Atlanta in the United State Of America (USA) but had his time being brought up in Lagos, Nigeria. He hit the limelight after releasing “Dami Duro” in 2011.


    Davido’s Early Life

    Davido was born to the family of Mr. Adedeji Adeleke and Late Mrs. Veronica Imade Adeleke on the 21st Of November 1992. He is the last child of The Adedeji Adeleke Family and was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He has five older siblings.

    Even being born in Atlanta, Davido schooled in Nigeria during his formative years and traveled back to Georgia during the holidays. His father is a business tycoon, while his mother was a university lecturer. His mother, Veronica Imade Adeleke, died in 2002 when Davido was just ten years old


    Real Facts About Davido

    Full Name: David Adedeji Adeleke
    Stage Name: Davido
    Born: 21 November 1992 (age 29 years old)
    Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
    State Of Origin: Osun State
    Nationality: Nigerian
    Parents: Adedeji Adeleke, Veronica Adeleke
    Children: Hailey Veronica Adeleke, David Adedeji Adeleke Jr., Aurora Imade Adeleke
    Height: 1.68 m
    Siblings: Sharon Adeleke, Adewale Adeleke
    Girlfriend • Chioma Avril Rowland
    Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
    Net Worth: $30 million


    Davido’s Educational Backguard

    Due to his parents’ wealth, Davido received the best education possible. He attended British International School for his elementary and secondary school education.

    He was studying Business Management at Oakwood University, Alabama before he dropped out of school to focus entirely on his music career. After a couple of years, he chooses to heed his father’s advice and further his education once again.

    Davido’s Career

    Davido‘s official first single ‘Dami Duro’ Back When was dropped on the 7th Of May 2011. Rapper, Naeto C lent his vocals to the song, contributing to its success in the industry. The song, which Davido produced, was recorded in London, while Clarence Peters shot the music video in Nigeria. He was signed to HKN Records during that period of time, which his older brother, Adewale Adeleke, owns.

    He also labored with his cousins BRed and Sina Rambo to shape the music act KB International. Davido dropped out of Oakwood University to pursue music complete-time

    In July 2015, Davido graduated from Babcock with a diploma in Music after his father paid the university to begin a song department for an inaugural elegance of one scholar.

    Davido Music Worldwide (DMW)

    Davido launched his music label Davido Music Worldwide in 2016. He founded it shortly after signing up with Sony Music. Numerous top musicians signed below the label imprint. A number of them consist of Teli, PeruzziMayorkunDremo, and others.

    Davido Net worth

    Davido has spent over ten years in the industry, and during this period, he has amassed a fortune from endorsement deals, performing at music gigs, and organizing his shows. He is also an entrepreneur, having investments in thriving companies across the world.

    Davido has an estimated net worth of $30 million.

    Nwede Chinedu Mishach Popularly known as Rechibee is a Nigerian Content Editor and an Entertainment reporter at Wakadaily. He is a passionate journalist with a core interest in Special reports, Biography, and music journalism.

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