Want to know all about your favorite singer Davido, Davido Net Worth, Biography, Education, Music Career, Album, awards, nominations, Relationship, Car Collections, and House? Then this article is all you need.
Background and Education
Nigerian Singer and Songwriter, David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as Davido was born on the 12th of November, 1992. Davido came into the limelight when he released his song “Dami Duro” in 2012. The singer was born in Atlanta, Georgia USA to business magnate, Adedeji Adeleke while his late mother, Vero Adeleke was a lecturer. Davido attended the British International School in Lagos before proceeding to the Oakwood University, Alabama where he studied Business administration.
While in Oakwood, Davido started making beats with his cousins B-Red and Shina Rambo. Davido left Oakwood to pursue music full-time. In 2011, he put his music career on hold and returned to Nigeria, and registered at Babcock University where he completed his studies.
Music Career And Album
Since Davido started his music career fully in Nigeria, he has consistently churned out hits back to back. He started working on his first album “Omo baba Olowo” between 2011-2012.
This particular album featured artists like Naeto C, B red, Shina Rambo, Kay switch, Ice prince, and even the legendary 2baba. In 2013, the album won Best R and B pop album. It was also nominated for “Album of the year” at Headies award and “Best album of the year” at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
The “Omo baba Olowo” album had songs like Back when featuring Naeto C, Ekuro, Overseas, All of you, and Dami Duro which received massive airplay.
In 2013, he also released songs like Gobe and Skelewu. Aye in 2014
It is obvious that Davido has not relented in giving Nigerians good music. Davido’s songs is enjoyed not only by Nigerians but also foreigners in and outside the country.
In 2015, he released another album titled “The baddest“. Fast forward to 2016, Davido released his Debut Ep titled “Son of Mercy” comprising of 5 tracks. The tracks were produced by Kiddominant, Spelz, and Shizzi. The EP had singles like How long, Gbagbe Oshi, Coolest Kid in Africa.
In 2019, he released “a good time” featuring songs like Intro, 1 Milli, If, Disturbance, Check am, Assurance, Get to you, sweet in the middle, and many other songs. One of the songs on this album “Assurance” was dedicated to his girlfriend, Chioma and his release coincided with her 23rd birthday. Another Song, “Risky” featured Chris Brown.
The next year, 2020, he released yet another album with the title “A better time”. The album had songs like Fem, Jowo, Something Fishy, the best, Tanana, So crazy, and other songs.
Some of the popular songs he has released so far are:
All of you
If produced by Tekno
Owo ni koko
Flora my flawa
The best and many others
Davido Awards, and Nominations
So far, Davido has been nominated for so many awards and has also won many of them. Here is a list of the nominations and awards won:
Kora awards-Davido- Best New comer-Won
BET awards-Davido- Best International Act- Africa
Dynamix all youth Awards – Davido- a promising act of the year- won
Back when- Song of the year- Back when- Song of the year- won
African music Magazin awards- Davido- Best Male West Africa- won
African Music Magazine Awards- Davido- Artist of the year- won
MTV music Africa awards- Davido- Best Male- Won
MTV music Africa awards- Davido- Artist of the year- Won
Channel O Music Video awards-Dami Duro- Most gifted New Comer Video of the year-won
Nigeria Music Video Awards-Aye-Best Afro-pop Video- won
Nigeria Music Video Awards-Dami Duro- Best Video by a new artist- won
These are just some of the awards that he has won so far, the list is endless. Indeed it has been a “good time” for the Singer since his emergence into the Nigerian music scene.
Davido’s Record Label and Artists
Davido owns a record music label called David Music Worldwide (DMW). He formed his own record label after exiting HKN. The members of the DMW also refer to themselves as 30BG.
The persons under the label are:
Davido – Head
Asa Asika – Manager
Sir Banko- President DMW
Adewale Adeleke- Chairman HKN, Affiliate Consultant
King Spesh- Special Hypeman and Head of Client relations
Sam Frank- Talent Manager and Digital strategy
Mayorkun fondly called Mayor of Lagos – Musician
Dremo – Musician
Yonda – Musician
Peruzzi – Musician
Dj E cool- Disc Jockey
Fresh VDM – producer
Sina Rambo- Musician Affiliate
B-Red – Musician Affiliate
Contributing to Davido net worth, he has bagged mouth-watering endorsement deals with brands like MTN, Infinix, Guinness to mention but a few of them.
Davido has had different women in his life at different times. His relationship has produced three children. His first baby mama is Sophie Momodu who got entangled in 2015, the entanglement produced a daughter named Imade Adeleke.
His second baby mama is Amanda based in the US. They also have a daughter together called Hailey Adeleke.
The third lady in his life is Chioma Avril Rowland. This is the lady to whom he dedicated his song”Assurance” to. They have a son named “Ifeanyi” together. This duo has been together for a while. In fact, Davido planned to marry her. However, things seem to have gone south between the lovers as there have been break-up rumors. Meanwhile, none of them has responded or denied the rumors. I guess we have to keep our fingers crossed.
Apart from coming from a wealthy family, Davido has also made money by himself using his craft. The Dami Duro Crooner has a luxurious home in the US and also in Nigeria.
In Nigeria, the singer has a luxury home in Lekki, and recently, he acquired a million-dollar home in Banana Island. See pictures below:
Davido Luxurious Cars
He also owns different kinds of cars ranging from a Range Rover to Porsche, Mercedes Benz Sedan AMG series, Toyota Land Cruiser, Rolls Royce Phantom, Audi R8, Bently, Chevrolet and Mercedes G-Wagon
Davido Private Jet:
It was Rumored at a time that the singer has acquired for himself a private jet. This went viral and many argue that his net worth at that time cant afford a private jet. However, videos of his father and friends praying over the private jet later surfaced thereby revealing that the private jet belongs to his father, the Acclaimed Billionaire. Davido’s dad, Adedeji Adeleke Buys $62m Bombardier Express Jet
Davido has been caught up in a web of drama on many occasions. He set tongues wagging when he bought his girlfriend, Chioma a 45million Naira worth Porsche car on her birthday. Some wondered why he got her a gift which they thought was so expensive, others concluded it was a publicity stunt for his song “Assurance”.
Davido has also gotten into a messy fight with his baby mama, Sophie over the custody of their daughter, Imade. The artist accused Sophie of doing drugs while breastfeeding their daughter. Her Uncle, Dele Momodu got involved.
The singer has also been in other dramas with different women at one time or the other.
Davido Net Worth
The “aye” crooner has amassed a lot of wealth over the years especially from his music. Davido Net Worth is estimated to be over 85 Billion Naira. He also has a large following on various social media platforms.