Davido Biography, net worth and life


David Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. David Adedeji Adeleke AKA Davido, Baddest, and ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ (OBO).

Personal bio

Birth name

David Adedeji Adeleke

Date and place of birth

November 21, 1992 (age 27) Atlanta,Georgia, U.S.A


3 (Aurora, Hailey and Ifeanyi David Adeleke)

Present record labels

Sony, Radio corporation of america (RCA), Davdo music worldwide (DMW).

Previous labels

HKN records

Net worth

25 million dollars

David began his music career at Oakwood University. Davido rose to stardom after releasing his second single, 'Dami Duro'. The Nigerian Musician also has numerous awards and accolades to his name.

Davido's personal life

Davido dated Chioma Avril Rowland. Davido is also the father of three children from three women namely, Aurora Imade Hailey Veronica and a son Ifeanyi David Adedeji Adeleke.

Davido's education and early career

David Adeleke was born on Nov. 21, 1992.

Davido was born in Atlanta, Georgia, US, to Mr and Mrs Adedeji Adeleke. Davido's father is a know Investor and business man in Nigeria.

Davido lost his mother Veronica Adeleke at an early age.

Davido was enrolled at the British International School located in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. He later gained admission to study Business administration in Oakwood University, Huntsville, Alabama.

While at Oakwood University, Davido bought some recording and musical equipment to make music.l references. Davido later dropped out of school and moved to Nigeria in 2011.

After deliberations with his Dad, he enrolled at Babcock University, Ogun state and finally graduated in 2015 with a first class in music.

Davido was recounted that his Dad made a promise to his late mother that he will ensure Davido finishes his schooling.

Davido's music albums

On Oct.30, 2011, Davido released ‘Dami Duro’. The Dami Duro single was co-produced with Shizzi.

Davido later released the music video for Dami duro, which was directed by Clarence peters.

The song late became a hit song in Nigeria, it was aired inamost every media outlet - the introduction of Davido to fame.

Davido released his first album Omo Baba Olowo (Child of a Wealthy Person) in 2012 under HKN Music Record Label.

Omo Baba Olowo had fantastic features like Sina Rambo, Ice Prince, Kay Switch, B-Red, 2 Face and Naeto C. as a guest.

Davido has also worked and released other popular studio albums like:

  • Son of Mercy (2016)
  • A Good Time (2019)
  • A Better Time (2020)

Davido's 'A Good Time' album later become the most-streamed album ever.

Davido's record labels

Davido is the co-founder of the HKN record label with his brother, Adewale Adeleke. Today. Davido later left the HKN record label to steer his own ship.

Davido founded his current record label DMW, in 2016. Davido founded it after signing up with Sony Music.

The DMW record label has many top artists on their payroll, including Teli, Peruzzi, Mayorkun, Dremo and others.

Davido's net worth

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