David Adedeji Adeleke who is popularly known as Davido, was born on the 21th November 1992. The Nigerian super star Davido, is an American-born Nigerian recording artist, performer and a record producer all to his credit. In 2011, Davido released a single hit titled (Dami Duro) which was hugely loved and accepted in Nigeria at large, coupled with his elder brother in the name of Adewale Adeleke, The promising star boy davido is said to be the co-owner of HKN Music (a record label home to Sina Rambo, B. Red and DeeKay).
Davido have so far, produced songs for Naeto C, Skales, Tiwa Savage and Sauce Kid respectively. One huge reason why Davido is rich today, was his signed endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria In April 2012, and on the 23rd Oct 2013, Davido partnered with Guinness Nigeria which also includes “Guinness World of More” concert.
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- Full Name: DAVID ADEDEJI ADELEKE
- Davido Net Worth in Dollars: $16 Million
- State Of Origin: Lagos State
- Place of Birth: Atlanta Georgia, United States
- Profession: Musician / Entertainer
- Charges Per Show: Varies
- Marital Status: Single
- Age / Date of Birth: November 21, 1992
- Private Phone Number: Not Available
- Record Label: Sony, RCA, DMW, HKN Music
- Instagram / Twitter: @DavidoOfficial / @iam_davido
- Davido Early Life
- Davido and the Sony Music Deal
- Early Life and Career Beginnings of Davido
- Davido on His Musical Debut: Omo Baba Olowo
- The Private Jet, House, Net worth And Cars Of Davido
Davido Early Life
Davido was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and spent his early life in Atlanta. The super star, however, discovered that his calling is in Music and decided to relocate to Lagos at a very young age. His debut album: Omo Baba Olowo, which was released in 2012 and also supported by the singles.
Davido and the Sony Music Deal
The super star announced In January 2016 through his twitter account, that he has signed a record deal with Sony Music.
Although, Davido’s announcement was met with mixed reactions, the Sony Record label, which has signed the world biggest superstars, like Late Pop King, Michael Jackson, put up a press conference, confirming the deal, and shutting the mouth of critics. Without wasting much time, Davido started his own label, Worldwide (DMW), after singing with Sony, few months later; Dremo and Mayorkun signed to the label. Then In July 2016, Davido later signed a record deal with Sony’s RCA music Records worth millions of naira.
Early Life and Career Beginnings of Davido
Davido who was born on the 21th of November, 1992 into the family of Mr. Chief Deji and Vero Adeleke in Atlanta, Georgia. Davido’s father is a Nigerian business magnate and his late mum was a lecturer in a University.
Davido attended the British International School, and studied Business Administration at Oakwood University before relocating to Nigeria. Davido’s hunger for music started all when he was back in the University of Oakwood, where he bought musical equipment’s and started making beats, in addition to recording vocal references, at the process he dropped out of Oakwood University because he couldn’t concentrate on his studies because music took almost his whole time. Finally relocating to Nigeria, where he started his musical career.
The super star in a recent interview, said his father sent Officials to arrest him for taking such decisions, without his consent.
At the process of paying more attention to music, he began having poor grades, later on he relocated to London, where he focused more on his musical production. When Davido returned to Nigeria in 2011, Davido decided to pay less concentration to his musical hunger in other to honor his father’s wish. Davido’s father ever wanted his son to finish up his studies and this made him to honor his father by enrolling at Babcock University, in July 2015 where he obtained his music degree from Babcock after his father paid the university to set up a music department class just for one.
Davido on His Musical Debut: Omo Baba Olowo
The veteran superstar never stopped working, based on the work on his debut studio album titled “Omo Baba Olowo” which he began in the year 2011, he produced and at same time released his first musical recording which he titled “Back When” On 7th May 2011.
The hit track was used as the album’s leading single track, which received a steady airplay throughout the country. The music video for the single track was uploaded on YouTube on 9th May, 2011, and based on research, the music video was directed in Nigeria by Clarence Peters.
However, the Musician told Factory 78 TV that his record hit “Back When” was recorded in London. After on, the super star went ahead to remix his hit track “Dami Duro” with another super star, Shizzi which was released on 30th October , then on the 8th of Jan, the music video of Duro” was released It was said to be directed in Lagos by Clarence Peters, which was released during the Occupy Nigeria protest.
The Private Jet, House, Net worth And Cars Of Davido
It is quite unfortunate that many people don’t really know who Davido really is. Although it is unarguably truth that Davido is a talented musician around the globe, he is known for his amazing voice and Kind gestures towards the poor masses.
His real name is David Adedeji Adeleke. Davido is a versatile artiste and a record producer. Davido has kept on working very hard in other to elevate the musical industry with the mind set of taking the Nigeria Music industry to greater height. Based on his hard work, he has so far, cooperated with various super stars in Nigeria, which names are, Uhuru, Sarkodie, Runtown, Ice prince etc.
Internationally, Davido has collaborate with world superstars as Young Thug and Rae Sremmund, Wale, Professor, Drake.
Davido never isolated himself from musical groups, which got him to the highest level of popularity when he released his hit track titled “Back When”. Davido is not only a musician, he is also pretty rich because of the multi-million deals he signed with some amazing endorsement companies. Report has it that the Nigerian super star owns classic houses, a private get and fleets of expensive car which worth millions of dollars. Well, we are going to highlight the expensive properties which is been owned by this super star davido.
Davido’s Private Jet
The Nigerian super star can’t just hide his riches because it must be seen especially just because of his private jet. Davido never stopped posting pictures on his social media which made the world know little or more about his riches. Report has it that the private jet was offered to the super star by his rich father because the famous singer had concerts in two different countries, so he had no choice than to accept the gift which was given to him by his father.
Although, many journalists tagged the private jet to be the new super star’s flying toy, it was believed that singer’s plan was made know to the world through his pictures via his social media.
Report has it that the born abroad Nigerian super star davido started setting up his mansion many years ago, the veteran singer started the building project which was predicted to be one of the most expensive buildings in Nigeria. The house of the veteran singer is been tipped to be situated in lekki Lagos state, the mansion of the super star will also have granite countertops, rust proof steel appliances, and many more.
As long as money is concern, the musician has got no worries, because his building is said to worth over N40 million. Because of his riches, Davido was allowed and given the opportunity to own a supper mansion also in Atlanta. Whenever he felt like taking a vacation, which normally do that is the mansion he uses over there in Atlanta.
This aspect made many wondering on how he came to archive all this. Well, Davido is super rich, although he came from a well-known family which are said to be also wealthy. Report has it that the musician car garage has a numerous classic and amazing cars which are all pretty expensive. Know it that Davido latest car is worth N20 Million Naira, and was a present he bought for himself on his birthday.
The Veteran super star also has a Honda which is said to be sold at price tag of N4 Million Naira, Davido went ahead to purchase a clean Range Rover that cost over 20 Million Naira Rover, and some other precious automobiles. As long as the earth remains, Davido is among the richest artist in the globe, because of the beauty of the cars, the news about his cars has been spread all over the country and the press tries to take photos of these amazing classic cars.
Davido’s Net Worth
Let’s go down to the main business of the day as we take a look at the sum total of Davido’s wealth.
We cannot deny the amazing wealth of this superstar, and the release of his hit tracks which he titled “Omo Baba Olowo” made him started on the journey of his wealth gathering. It is believed that Davido net worth is said to be over ($16 million) towards the end of 2016, which was also boosted after he gained over 10 million views via his YouTube channel.
Analysts have released a report, which disclosed that for a million view on youtube, the owner of the Youtube channel makes minimum, $3,000. Although this may sound big to you, it’s chicken money for Davido.
Davido’s songs, endorsement deals, and SHOWS, yes, Shows are his greatest sources of income. Although, the veteran super star davido went ahead to add up to his riches with the profitable contract which he signed with record label and he also performs in stage just as any other celebrity will do. Although, the super star was born with a golden spoon because he came from a rich family of Elder Delhi Adeleke, and Veronika Adeleke respectively. He worked hard to make a name for himself which made him win more than 25 different awards and more than 45 nominations all to his credit.
In the just concluded 2017 Concert, the Musician claimed to have amassed 500,000,000 (Five hundred Million Naira)! and take note, this is ONLY from his 2017 concluded #30Billion concert.
Davido Music Award
- Dynamix All Youth Awards (2)
- Channel O Music Video Award (1)
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards (7)
- MTV Africa Music Awards (2)
- Nigeria Music Video Award (1)
- The Headies Awards (5)
- BET Award (1)
- Kora Award (1)
- Ghana Music Award (1)
- African Muzik Magazine Awards.
List of Davido Most Popular Music
- Dami duro
- The Sound
- The Money
- Tchelete (Good Life)
- Fans Mi
- Dodo etc.
Where to Download Davido Music