Davido is a famous singer from Nigeria who has won many awards in his career. He is also a record producer and is one of the owners of HKN Music along with his brother Adewale Adeleke. He has produced many songs and has is also a songwriter. He has also released a studio album and many singles. He has created his own music label called Davido Music Worldwide. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Davido in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
The real name of Davido is David Adedeji Adeleke. He was born in November 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents are Vero Adeleke and Chief Deji. His father is a business magnate from Nigeria and his mother was a lecturer in the university. He was interested in music from a very young age and used to make beats with musical equipment.
Davido went to Lagos, Nigeria’s British International School. Later, he went to Oakwood University to study business administration. Soon he dropped out of college and moved to London. He again came to Nigeria and enrolled in the Babock University and earned his bachelor’s degree in music.
Davido is known to be in a relationship with his girlfriend, Chioma Avril Rowland, who is a student of Lead City University. In April 2018, he reportedly gifted a car worth 22 million Naira to his girlfriend. He was previously in a relationship with Sophia Momodu. They have a daughter named I made Adeleke. In 2015, he was involved in a legal battle with the child of his baby’s mother for the custody of his daughter. He was involved in a controversy with the Nigerian Immigration Service.
Career, Award & Nominations
Before graduating from college, Davido started to work on his debut album. In 2012, he released his first album called ‘Omo Baba Olowo’. It was released on HKN Music and included the singles, “All of You”, “New Skul Tinz” feat, Sina Rambo, “Back When” feat Naeto C, Mary Jane”, “Dami Duro”, and “Feel Alright’ feat, Ice Prince. The album was nominated for the Nigeria Entertainment Awards and went on to win 2013 The Headies Award.
He soon started to work on his second album called ‘The Baddest’ and released the single “Gobe”. It became a very popular song and soon released another single called “One of a Kind”. He has also released other singles like “Fans Mi”, “Maga to Mugu”, “Owo Ni Koko”, “Pere”, “Tchelete (Goodlife)” feat Mafikizolo, and “The Sound”. He has also produced music for various artists like Sauce Kid, Tiwa Savage, Naeto C, and Skales.
Davido has released the EP called ‘Son of Mercy’ in 2016. In 2018, the singer released the singles “Assurance” and “Flora My Flawa”. He has received nominations from the Future Africa Awards, and Soul Train Awards. In 2014, he won the BET Awards for Best International Act. He has also won many other awards like City People Entertainment Awards, Ghana Music Awards, Nigeria Music Video Awards, and MTV Africa Music Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much could be the net worth of a person who has not just released music but has also produced records? He has been active in his career before he completed his college. The singer has got an estimated net worth of over $18 million. He has also done various endorsement deals which have helped in further increasing his wealth. In 2012, he signed a deal worth 30 million Naira with MTN. He has also signed a deal with Guinness Nigeria.
Davido is a very talented person. The singer is very active in his profession and has performed in many cities across the world. He has performed alongside some of the top names of the music industry.