David Adedeji Adeleke better known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, and social media influencer. He rose to fame for his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo (2012).
In this post, we will read more about Davido’s biography, net worth, wife, age, family, height, wiki, weight, career, and more.
|David Adedeji Adeleke
|Date of Birth
|21 November 1992
|Atlanta, Georgia, US
|31 Years old
|In Feet & Inches- 5' 6''
In Centimeters- 168cm
In Meters- 1.68m
|In Kilogram- 70kg
In Pounds- 154lbs
|Singer, songwriter, social media influencer, and record producer
|Father- Adedeji Adeleke
Mother- Vero Adeleke
|Brother- Adewale Adedeji
Sister- Sharon and Ashley Coco
Who is Davido?
David Adedeji Adeleke professionally known as Davido is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, social media influencer, and record producer. David debuted in his music as a member of the group KB International.
He gained popularity when he released the single Dami Duro from his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo (2012) which spawned six other singles Back When, Ekuro, Overseas, All of You, Were Involved, Gbon Gbon, and Feel Alright.
Additionally, he released other blockbuster singles including Gobe, One of a Kind, Aye, Naughty, The Sound, The Money, Tchelete (Goodlife), and Skelewu. He was also included in the songs made to support the Africa Rising Campaign.
Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music and has composed music for well-renowned artists including Tiwa Savage, Naeto C, Scales, and Sauce Kid. His ability to sing a variety of songs has gained him fans and recognition, which has contributed to his increased popularity.
He makes a lot of hit songs and collaborations with the personalities of well-known singers. Besides singing and music, he is active on every social media network including such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
Early Life of Davido
Davido was born on 21 November 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, US in a loving and well-established parent’s house. He grew up playing with siblings in his native town. Davido holds the American-Nigerian citizenship.
He attended schooling at the British International School Lagos. Later, he enrolled at Oakwood University Alabama to study business administration. Then, he left the University to focus on his music and he was part of the KB international music group at the time of University.
Afterwards, Davido moved to London where he concentrated on his singing. In 2011, he back to Nigeria and took admission at Babcock University at his father’s request, and in 2015 he achieved a in music degree.
He belongs to a Christian family and follows the Christian religion, his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Davido is of Black ethnicity. He started singing at the early 11 age and his parents also supported him in building a career in singing.
Davido’s father is Adedeji Adeleke, who is a business magnate from Nigeria while his mother is Vero Adeleke who was a University Lecturer. His mother died in March 2003.
He is the third-born child of his parents. He has one older brother named Adewale Adedeji and two sisters named Sharon and Ashley Coco. There is a close bond between his family members.
He often shares many pictures and videos of himself with his family members and friends where they look great together.
Davido is 31 Years old as of 2023 having been born on 21 November 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, US.
He achieved a lot of success and gained remarkable popularity in his life as a singer and songwriter. He is one of the best singers and songwriters in the United States.
Davido Height and Weight
Davido stands 5 feet 6 inches tall or 1.68 meters and 168 centimeters. He weighs about 154 lbs or 70 kg.
He has black hair and black eyes and his body build is slim which gives him an attractive personality and good appearance.
Davido began his career in music before completing his studies in 2011. He released his first single Back When on 7 May 2011 where the single was liked and he also gained popularity.
Later, he released the single Dami Duro from his 2012 first studio album Omo Baba Olowo. Feel Alright, Back When, Ekuro, Overseas, All of You, Were Involved, and Gbon Gbon were among the six additional hits from the album.
Among the other popular songs he released are Gobe, One of a Kind, Aye, Naughty, The Sound, The Money, Tchelete (Goodlife), and Skelewu. His debut album won two awards in 2013 such as Best R&B/ Pop Album and Hip-hop World Revelation of the Year after it was released in 2012.
Additionally, it was nominated for album of the year and it achieved a nomination for the 2013 Nigeria Entertainments Awards Best Album of the Year. He performed with famous celebrities Tiwa Savage, Scales, Naeto C, Mi Cas, Lola Rae, and Sauce Kid.
Then, he signed a contract with Guinness Nigeria and performed at the Guinness World of More concert. Davido achieved a deal with an offer from Sony Music in 2016 and he launched his level DMW (Davido Music World).
Davido released his other singles in 2017 including If and Fail which became the highest-charting Nigerian pop song on the Billboard chart. He performed in the US at concerts and many programs in various cities in 2018.
On his Instagram has more than 28.3 million followers and his Facebook account has more than 4.7 million followers where he uploads many pictures and song videos. Additionally, Davido is active on his YouTube account with more than 3.77 million subscribers.
Davido is married to Chioma Rowland and told this news in March 2023. He was previously in a relationship with Sophia Momodu. Unfortunately, their relationship ended due to custody of the child.
He is the Father of six children, three sons and three daughters out of which his older son is dead. The death of Davido’s oldest son, David Ifeanyi Jr., was reported on 31 October 2022 by the Peoples Gazette newspaper. His son died due to drowning in the swimming pool.
Davido Net Worth
Davido estimated net worth is around $27.8 million as of 2023. His major source of income is being a professional singer, songwriter, and producer in America.
In addition, this talented singer earns a substantial sum of money as a YouTuber and social media influencer.
He has been trying to increase his income from his abilities and skills while leading a rather comfortable life in the US.
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Facts about Davido
- Davido, whose real name is David Adedeji Adeleke, is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and social media influencer.
- He gained fame with the release of the single “Dami Duro” from his debut album “Omo Baba Olowo” in 2012.
- Davido has co-owned HKN Music and composed music for artists like Tiwa Savage and Naeto C.
- Born on November 21, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia, he holds American citizenship and attended the British International School Lagos.
- Davido briefly studied business administration at Oakwood University in Alabama before focusing on his music career.
- He returned to Nigeria, attended Babcock University, and earned a degree in music in 2015.
- Davido’s father is Adedeji Adeleke, a Nigerian business magnate, and his mother, Vero Adeleke, was a university lecturer.
- The singer has three siblings: one older brother and two sisters, maintaining a close bond with his family.
- At 31 years old in 2023, Davido stands at 5 feet 6 inches, weighing around 70 kg, with a slim build, black hair, and eyes.
- Married to Chioma Rowland, Davido is a father of six children, unfortunately losing his oldest son, David Ifeanyi Jr., in a drowning accident in October 2022. His estimated net worth is $27.8 million.