Davido Biography, net worth, awards and cars
David Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Read about the biography, family, awards and life of Davido,
David Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. David Adedeji Adeleke AKA Davido, Baddest, and ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ (OBO).
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).
25 million dollars
Davido performing at the 2020 Lagos City Marathon gala
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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