Davido is a Nigerian singer, performer, and musical artist born in America. After his first studio album, he was better known as Baddest and Omo Baba Olowo.
Davido has been in the music industry since 2012, currently making it his eight-year to the game.
Davido has more than 16 million followers on Instagram. The growing number on his YouTube channel has more than 10 million views worldwide. Davido’s hit single Fall currently has 161 million views.
Davido net worth is approximated to be after bagging several ambassadorial deals, income from his record label, song and video streams, and not leaving out his show and event performances.
- Full Name: David Adedeji Adeleke
- Age: 27 years old
- Nationality: Nigerian
- State of Origin: Osun State
- State of residence: Lagos, Nigeria
- Marital status: Married
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Artist, Performer, and Recording artist.
- Net Worth: $ 20 million (7.79 billion Naira)
Davido, whose real name is David Adedeji Adeleke, was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the last son of Mr. Adedeja Adeleke. Adeleke is known as a business tycoon in Nigeria and Africa as a whole, and his late mother, Mrs. Veronica, a university professor.
Adeleke’s family consists of four children who joined the family business, but Davido had a different situation. He made his father understand the path he wanted to take, and he received tremendous support from his family.
However, as a businessman, his father continued to emphasize the importance of education.
Davido was born on November 21, 1992. He is currently 27 years old.
Adedeji attended the British International School in Lagos.
After graduating, Davido enrolled at Oakwood University to study Business Administration, where he later developed an interest in music. Davido, however, left Oakwood University and returned home to Nigeria.
Instead of focusing solely on music, Davido enrolled at Babcock University, where he successfully obtained a Bachelor’s degree in music.
Davido Relationship Life
Davido was with the mother of his first child, Sophia Momodu, until their separation in 2014.
David was only 21 when he had his daughter Imade while his baby mama Sophia was 26.
After the duo split, Davido began to see Atlanta-based model Amanda, with whom he had his second daughter, Hailey.
Davido is now engaged to his colleague Chioma Rowland.
The two were said to have started seeing each other after the breakup of Davido with Amanda – mother of his second daughter.
Davido was always of a lover of music, but his interest increased when the Afro Pop singer was at Oakwood University.
Davido used to make beats and record vocal references as an independent artist. While at Oakwood University, due to his musical interest, he bought instruments to start working as an independent artist.
The Aye crooner dropped out of the university because of his musical aspirations and then moved to Nigeria, then devoted all his attention to his musical career. The singer released his first studio album in July 2012, Omo Baba Olowo, under the HKN Music Record Label.
Davido collaborated with famous producers such as Jay Sleek, Spellz, and Maleek Berry during his first studio album production. His album features famous musicians such as Shina Rambo, Ice Prince, Kay Switch, B-Red, 2 Face, and Naeto C.
He collaborated with the American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer Russ on the song “All I Want.” The song has over 4 million views.
Working with international artists has become the standard procedure for developing and selling Davido’s music. He collaborated with Chris Brown on “Blow My Mind” and the song “Fabulous Numbers,” which currently has 43 million views on YouTube, which is a form of consistency in his music career.
Davido has also collaborated with South African star rapper Nasty C on his “Juice Back” remix.
Davido was a prominent figure in the African music industry. As an entertainer, Davido was part of The Roast of AKA and starred in Nick Cannon’s Wild’n Out.
He has collaborated with artists such as the American rapper Meek Mill and the American trap music idol Young Thug.
Davido announced in January 2016 that he had signed a deal with Sony Music, and not too long, Davido launched his record label, “Davido Music Worldwide.”
The music label signed music acts like Dremo, Mayorkun, Yonda, and Peruzzi, who are considered top-rated artists in the entertainment industry.
After signing with RCA Sony Records, Davido started working on his 5-song EP, which included some of his hit songs, Gbagbe Oshi, How Long, and Coolest Kid in Africa. Davido renegotiated his contract with Sony due to his creativity.
Following his renewed contract, Davido released five singles that year, including Fall, who became a tremendous success.
“Fall” broke the record in 2017 as the longest Nigerian pop song in Billboard’s history. The same year, he released “If,” which became a popular song on radio and radio platforms.
He released his second studio album, “A Good Time,” in November 2019. Past hits supported the album, and it wasn’t until after the album was outstanding, Risky became one of his most played songs on the album.
Do you wonder why Davido net worth is increasing? Davido is known for being an influential figure in society, which is why brands from all over the world approach him.
The musician is a brand ambassador for AXE, and has signed with Travelbeta and collaborates with leading companies that are prominent in the corporate hierarchy, such as MTN and Pepsi.
The musician signed a 30 million naira contract with MTN, one of the largest providers of mobile network services in Africa. He then became the face of MTN Pulse, a campaign launched for young people in Nigeria.
Guinness Nigeria also endorsed Davido. He had performed at a World of More concert organized by Guinness, where he shared the stage with artists such as Wizkid, D’banj, and Tiwa Savage.
As Davido reached the ranks of global influence with his music, on May 9, 2018, Davido signed a sponsorship agreement with Hong Kong smartphone maker, Infinix Mobile.
Davido Net worth
Davido is among the richest musicians in Nigeria. Davido net worth is estimated to be $ 20 million which is equivalent to 7.79 Billion Naira
Social media has continuously criticized Davido net worth, as some will claim to be the wealth of his father.
However, it is no longer news that Davido net worth was acquired on his own money, thanks to his musical career and his endorsement deals