Davido’s Net Worth 2022: Is Davido the Richest Musician in Nigeria?

In this article, we are going to discuss some fascinating information about the life of famous singer Davido, including his age, height, weight, relationship status, family, and net worth. So, read on till the conclusion for more information.

Who is Davido?

David Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best recognised for fusing worldwide popular pop with African themes. After finishing his studies at the university, he began getting recognition for his early music and began his professional singing career.

Name David Adedeji Adeleke
Birth November 21, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia
Profession Singer, songwriter, and record producer
Nationality American
Relationship with Chioma Avril Rowland
Children 3

Early Life of Davido

David Adedeji Adeleke was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on November 21, 1992. Adedeji Adeleke, his father, is a well-known business tycoon who also serves as the president of Adeleke University and is the owner of Pacific Holdings Limited.

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His mother, Veronica “Vero” formerly held a position as an academic lecturer. Davido, who is his father’s second-born child, grew raised with five older siblings


When he was 16 years old, he moved to Alabama, United States, to attend Oakwood University to study business administration. Initially, he attended the British International School Lagos (BIS) on Victoria Island.

Davido developed a love for music as a student at Oakwood, and he later bought instruments and started making beats on his own. Together with his cousins B-Red and Sina Rambo, Davido founded the musical group KB International.

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He eventually dropped out of Oakwood University to pursue a singing career full-time, and shortly after that, he relocated to London to begin honing his talents. Davido took a brief hiatus from his music career and enrolled at Babcock University after returning to Nigeria in 2011.

After his parents sponsored Babcock University to build a music department for an initial class of just one student, Davido ultimately graduated with a degree in music in July 2015.

Davido’s Career

David started making his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo in 2011 after returning to Nigeria. To create this album of Afrobeats and hip-hop, Davido worked with well-known artists including Jay Sleek, Maleek Berry, GospelOnDeBeatz, Spellz, Mr. Chidoo, Dokta Frabz, Theory Soundz, and Shizzi.


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The album was released in 2012 and got unfavourable reviews from music reviewers, although it went on to win Best R&B/Pop Album at The Headies in 2013 and gain a nomination for Album of the Year. The album was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

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The album’s debut song, Back When, was made available on May 7, 2011. The following singles released by Davido included Dami Duro, Ekuro, Overseas, and All of You.

What is Davido’s Net Worth?

According to wit spot, Davido has a net worth of $10 million. In addition, he has a YouTube channel with over 10 million subscribers and views. Davido’s source of income is his singing business, although he also has other sources of money.

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The 30 million Naira MTN and the 50 million Naira Close Up partnerships are only two examples of endorsement initiatives that have helped build Davido’s fortune. Davido has secured an endorsement contract with Guinness Nigeria.

Davido’s Personal Life

In 2013, socialite, model, and entrepreneur Sophia Ajibola Momodu started dating Nigerian artist Davido. The couple gave birth to a girl named Aurora Imade Adeleke on May 14, 2015. They split up soon after the birth of their child.

Davido Net Worth

Then, in 2015, Davido began dating reporter, model, and anchor Amanda “Mandy” Adeleke. On May 9, 2017, their daughter Hailey Veronica Adeleke was born. The pair split up that same year.

Davido dated Chioma Avril Rowland, a model, chef, and social media influencer from Nigeria, in 2017. Following two years of dating, the couple got engaged in 2019 and had their first child, David Adedeji Adeleke Jr., on October 20 of that same year. Despite their plans to wed in 2020, Davido and Chioma ultimately went their own ways by the year’s end.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Is Davido Known as Obo?

According to Davido, he doesn’t desire the title and prefers to go by the moniker “OBO” (Omo Baba Olowo which means Son of a Rich Man).

Who’s Richer Wizkid Vs. Davido?

Davido has a net worth of $40 million, according to our sources, making him the wealthiest of the two celebrities.

How Many Children Does Davido Have?

Davido has three children. He is engaged to be married to the woman with whom he plans to have a third kid in the future.

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