Here is the biography of Davido, with all you need to know about the top Nigerian superstar.
Davido’s talent and ability to help others in the industry has given him fame, making him one of the richest musicians in Nigeria.
David Adedeji Adeleke, born November 21, 1992, better known as Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Davido rose to prominence after releasing “Dami Duro“, in 2012, which is the second single from his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo.
He was born in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States of America, but hails from Osun State.
Early Life and Education
Davido was born into the family of Adedeji Adeleke, a businessman and Vero Adeleke, a University lecturer in Osun State. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Davido is the youngest child in a family of five siblings and his father’s second-born son.
He attended the British International School in Lagos, Nigeria.
He moved back to the US at the age of 16, to study business administration at Oakwood University in Alabama.
However, he dropped out of Oakwood University in order to pursue his music career and relocated to London.
Davido returned to Nigeria in 2011, to honor his father’s advice by enrolling at Babcock University.
He graduated from Babcock University with a degree in music in July 2015,after his father paid the Institution to start a music department for an inaugural class of one student.
Davido came into limelight in 2012 after he released Dami Duro, a single from his debut album Omo Baba Olowo which earned him the Next Rated award at The Headies. Between 2013.
In January 2016, he signed a record deal with Sony Music before he then founded the record label Davido Music Worldwide (DMW), a label which houses Dremo, Mayorkun, Peruzzi and Liya.
Davido also signed a record deal with Sony’s RCA Records in July 2016 and released an EP “Son of Mercy” in October 2016.
In November 2019, Davido released his second studio album A Good Time, with his hit single “Blow My Mind” featuring Chris Brown.
Davido announced his third studio album A Better Time, in May 2020, which contains 11 tracks, with guest appearances from Nicki Minaj and Tiwa Savage.
Davido Net Worth 2021
Davido is a talented and one of the richest Nigerian musicians. He has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
Davido is not yet married. He was engaged to Chioma, who is one of his baby mama.
He has three children, two girls, and a boy.
- Aurora Imade Adeleke
- David Adedeji Adeleke Jr.
- Hailey Veronica Adeleke
- Instagram: @davido
- Twitter: @davido