Davido: David Adedeji Adeleke Biography, Net Worth, Marital Status, Profile, Daughter, Awards, Nomination, Age & History.
Here is the biography of another talented Nigerian pop artist who broke into the Nigeria entertainment sphere in 2011 after dropping out of Oakwood University and now one of the richest & popular artists in Nigeria/Africa currently. He is Davido by stage name and below are everything you need to know about him.
Davido Biography, Award, Nomination, Age, Marital Status, Profile, Net Worth, Daughters & History.
Who is Davido?
Well we all know him as a very talented Nigerian artist, Singer, rapper, songwriter, performer and record producer. We also know him as O.B.O which means Omo Baba Olowo (Child of a Rich Man) and Baddest. But who is he really behind all those fame, fancy cars, house and designer cloths? What has he been through and how does his music career kick started? Woh! that’s a lot of question to answer men. Which is why Davido’s bio will be segmented into different category including his early life, education background, career, religion, family, marital status, nominations & awards, net worth, age etc.
Ditching out all these information might take some time, so you might want to grab some snacks and drinks for refreshment.
Davido Early Life, Date of Birth (Age), Home Town & State of Origin.
Davido full real name is David Adedeji Adeleke. He was born on the 21st day of November 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of American to a Nigerian parent. His father; Chief Dr Deji Adeleke is a business tycoon and a Nigerian Billionaire while his mother Professor Mrs Vero Adeleke who he lost in 2003 (at the age of 11) was a University lecturer. He has an elder brother by the name Adewale Adeleke.
Wait does that mean Davido is an American and a Nigeria? Don’t answer that. Well the above date of birth makes him 24 years old currently and will make him 25 years old by November 21 of this year (2017).
He attended the British International School in Lagos and studied Business Administration at Oakwood University before he dropped out and relocate to Nigeria.
His Uncle; Senator Isiaka Adeleke who he recently lost (2017) was the first civilian governor of Osun State and an aspiring candidate for 2018 gubernatorial election. He is a close relative (Cousin) of Sina Rambo and B. Red.
Davido hail from Ede, Osun State. He is a christian and his real music career started in 2011 after the release of Back When.
David Adedeji Adeleke Education Background.
He started his education at British international school in Lagos. He then further his education in to Oakwood University where he was studying Business Administration, but later dropped out. After relocating to Nigeria, he tried again and in 2015, he got a music degree from Bacbock university.
David Adedeji Career, Nominations, Awards and Endorsements.
His first produced and released single in 2011 was “Back When” which served as O.B.O album lead single. Davido actually came to limelight after the release of Dami Duro in late 2011.
Omo Baba Olowo (OBO) was his first studio album and he started recording it earlier in 2011 with Back When (May 2011) as its Lead single, Dami Duro which brought him to limelight was the second single of the album and was released in October 2011. Among other singles on the album are All of You, Ekuro, Gbon Gbon, Feel Alright.
Davido released Oversea as a single off his first Album in May 2012.
He started working on his second album; The Baddest earlier in 2013 and released Gobe as the Lead single in February 2013. One of a Kind was his second album second single and was released in May 2013. Skelewu was released in August 2013 as the third Single followed by Aye in February 2014 as the fourth single on his second album.
Tchelete (Goodlife) was the second album fifth single and was released in April 2014. Davido has a record of shooting his video music in South Africa. He released The Sound and The Money ft Olamide as a single off the second album.
In 2015, he dropped Fans Mi featuring Meek Mill, a prominent American rapper. Davido has collaborated with other international, African and local artists including Mi Casa, Lola Rae, Sarkodie, Diamond Platnumz and Tiwa Savage.
He is the co-owner of HKN Music along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke.
Nominations and Awards.
Between 2011 and 2017, he has been the recipient of numerous nominations and awards which include a BET Award, a Kora Award, a Channel O Music Video Award, a Ghana Music Award, a Nigeria Music Video Award, 2 MTV Africa Music Awards, 2 African Muzik Magazine Awards, 5 The Headies Awards, 7 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and 2 Dynamix All Youth Awards.
As at the time of writing this article, he has received 29 awards from 74 nominations.
MTN Endorsement deal in April 2012 that worth 30 million Naira.
Guiness Endorsement deal in October 2013. He performed at the Guinness World of More Concert alongside P-Square, D’banj, Wizkid, Ice Prince, Burna Boy, Olamide, Phyno, Chidinma, Waje and Tiwa Savage, among others as part of the endorsement deal.
He is also a Sony Music Ambassador.
Davido Marital Status.
Just like Wizkid, Davido is also single with two kids from two different baby mamas. His first child and daughter is Imade Adeleke, His second daughter is Hailey Adeleke.
Davido Net Worth 2017 in US Dollars.
He is estimated to worth about 18 million US Dollars according to recent reports.
His asset include Rolls Royce Phantom, which costs over a 100 million Naira, Range Rover Sport 2015 model worth about 5 million Naira, Audi 2015 Model worth about 20 million Naira, Porsche Carerra worth about 40 million Naira, Mercedes Benz Sedan AMG series worth over 50 million Naira, Mercedes-Benz AMG series (G – Class) worth over 45 million Naira, Toyota Land Cruiser worth 17.5 million Naira, Nikki Mansion which costs over 140 million Naira.
Davido Fall Out.
He had a fall out with his first baby mama; Sophia Momodu over the custody of Imade. The feud was later settled ending with him apologizing to Dele Momodu; his baby mama’s Uncle.
In 2014, he blamed the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) for missing his flight to London. He said they were pestering him to pay money to them which he refused. NIS later denied the accusation and said he did not have all the proper travel documents with him at that point of time and was therefore denied exit permit.
He recently (April 2017) had a fall out with Ice Prince were reportedly involved in a brawl in Warri, while in town for a show, Delta Alive.
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