Full particulars on Nigerian singer, Davido’s biography together with his age, relationships, kids, profession, home and extra.
David Adedeji Adeleke professionally known as Davido is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and file producer. Davido made his debut on the Nigerian music scene as a member of the now defunct music group, KB Worldwide. The discharge of his hit music “Dami Duro” earned him huge recognition, in Nigeria, and likewise internationally. The music was launched because the second single off his 2012-released second studio album “Omo Baba Olowo”.
Davido achieved much more recognition when he received the extremely coveted Subsequent Rated award at The Headies in 2012. He has since adopted that success up with numerous different hit singles. A few of them embrace “Skelewu”, “Aye”, “Gobe”, “The Cash”, “Blow My Thoughts”, “Tchelete (Goodlife)”, “If”, “Fall”, to say just a few.
Davido’s music profession has spawned a number of hits and two studio albums together with “Omo Baba Olowo” and “A Good Time“. He based the favored file label, Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) in 2016, residence to Nigerian stars, Mayorkun, Dremo, Peruzzi and extra.
Davido made historical past when he grew to become the primary African artist to promote out the O2 Area in London. In 2019, his music “Fall” grew to become the longest charting Nigerian music in Billboard historical past.
Davido was born David Adedeji Adeleke on November 21, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia. He’s son to enterprise magnate, Adedeji Adeleke and Vero Adeleke (late) a former college lecturer. Davido is his father’s second-born son and the youngest of 5 siblings. His mom died in March 2003 when he was simply 10 years outdated.
At age 16, Davido moved to Alabama, US to review Enterprise Administration at Oakwood College. Whereas within the US, he purchased musical gear and started making beats. He additionally started working together with his cousins B-Pink and Sina Rambo, throughout which the worldwide act KB Worldwide was shaped. In a while, he dropped out of Oakwood College to deal with his music profession. He would later go on to earn a level in Music at Babcock College after returning to Nigeria in 2011. He grew to become the primary graduate from the division of music in Babcock College, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State.
Following his return to Nigeria in 2011, Davido started engaged on his debut album “Omo Baba Olowo“. The album explored parts of Afrobeats and Hip Hop. He labored with plenty of producers on the venture together with Shizzi, Spellz, Dokta Frabz, Maleek Berry, Jay Smooth, GospelOnDeBeatz, Mr Chidoo, and Idea Soundz. The album additionally featured a number of notable names within the Nigerian music trade together with Kayswitch, Naeto C, Ice Prince, 2 Baba (then, 2 Face Idibia), and his aforementioned cousins.
The album acquired usually unfavourable opinions from critics because of its weak lyrics however was cherished by followers. It spawned the hits “Again When” that includes Naeto C, “Dami Duro”, “Ekuro”, “Abroad“, and “All of You“. In a while, be launched “Gobe”, “One among a Form“, and the viral hit “Skelewu” in 2013. He additionally launched “Aye” (2014) which grew to become huge, “Tchelete (Goodlife)” that includes Mafikizolo, “Followers Mi” that includes Meek Mill (2015).
In 2015, he introduced a brand new 20-track album “The Baddest” which by no means dropped even after he shared its cowl artwork to social media. It’s believed that his take care of Sony Music in 2016 altered plans for the album’s launch.
In January 2016, he signed a file take care of Sony Music and based his personal label, Davido Music Worldwide (DMW). In July 2016, he signed a brand new take care of RCA Information. He launched the “Son of Mercy” EP in 2016, that includes contributions from Simi, Tinashe and Nasty C.
After releasing the hit songs “If”, “Fall”, “Fia”, “Assurance”, “Like That”, and “Blow My Thoughts” that includes Chris Brown from 2017 to 2019, Davido launched his second studio album “A Good Time” in 2019. The album acquired usually beneficial opinions from critics, and acquired over 1 billion streams in 2020.
Davido attended the British Worldwide Faculty located in Lagos. At age 16, he moved to Alabama, US to review Enterprise Administration at Oakwood College. Davido dropped out of Oakwood College to pursue a profession in music. In 2011, following his return to Nigeria, Davido agreed to honour his father’s needs and enrolled at Babcock College the place he graduated with a level in Music in 2015. His father, Adedeji Adeleke paid the College to begin a music division for an inaugural class of 1 scholar.
Davido dated Sophia Momodu, the cousin of veteran Nigerian journalist and politician, Dele Momodu. The connection led to the delivery of his first little one, Imade Adeleke. The connection additionally brought on a feud between Davido and Dele Momodu which they resolved a few years later.
His second publicized relationship together with his American girlfriend, Amanda led to the delivery of his second little one, Veronica Adeleke in Could 2017.
In 2017, Davido started relationship Chioma Rowland. The connection grew to become extremely publicized by the media in 2018 resulting in plenty of songs devoted to Chioma by the Nigerian singer. The couple met throughout their time at Babcook College in 2012. She is rumoured to have skipped a complete session to be with the singer on the time.
The couple received engaged in 2019 and introduced it by sharing photographs from their marriage introduction on social media. In October, 2019, Davido and Chioma welcomed their first little one collectively, a boy named David Adedeji Adeleke jr. He’s additionally named Ifeanyi. A naming ceremony was held in the UK on November 9, 2019.
Davido beforehand resided in Lekki, Lagos together with his fiancee, Chioma Rowland and son. In 2020, he revealed that they’d moved to a brand new residence in Banana Island (a really costly residential space in Lagos, Nigeria) in an effort to have extra privateness.
Networth and Media Presence:
A number of estimates have been launched about Davido’s precise web value. Followers imagine he’s value over N30Bn as a result of lyrics of the hit music “If”. Nevertheless, the latest estimate of his value is round $14m to $22m. That is based mostly on numerous articles from 2019.
In Could 2017, Davido was listed amongst Africa’s Prime 10 Bankable Artists on Forbes Africa Journal. He is likely one of the most talked about artists in Africa and has received so many awards together with 2 BET Awards, 2 MAMAs, 2 MTV EMAs, a number of Headies awards and extra.
Davido is probably the most adopted Nigerian artist boasting over 17 million followers on Instagram alone. He’s identified to submit photographs exhibiting his wealth, music, household and extra.