Davido Net Worth:$10 Million
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Nov 21, 1992 (28 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.|
|Profession:||Singer, Songwriter, Record producer|
Davido net worth 2022:
Davido has a net worth of $10 million. Davido was born in Atlanta, Georgia in November 1992. His family moved to Lagos when he was young and eventually released his debut studio album Omo Bab Olowo in 2012. Davido released the EP Son of Mercy in 2016.
His single “Dami Duro” was a hit in Nigeria. Davido and his older brother Adewale Adeleke own the record label HKN Music. Davido has produced songs for many artists including Naeto C, Tiwa Savage, and Skales.
He signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria and joined up with Guinness Nigeria in 2013 for the Guinness World of More concert. In 2016 he signed a deal with Sony Music and he later started his own label Davido Music Worldwide.
In 2016 he signed with RCA Records. In 2018 Davido signed an endorsement deal with smartphone maker Infinix.
|Birth name||David Adedeji Adeleke|
|Born||November 21, 1992 (age 29)|
Atlanta, Georgia, US.
|Genres||Afrobeats,Afro pop music,pop electropop,dancehall R&Breggae|
|Labels||DMWHKNSony Music AfricaRCA|
|Associated acts||TeknoTiwa Savage,Mayor kun,Chris Brown,Young Thug,Asa AsikaPeruzziOlamide,Skales,Lyta,NastyC ,Naira Marley,Quavo|
|Total views||1.06 billion|
David Adedeji Adeleke was born on November 21, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia. His father Adedeji Adeleke is a business magnate and his mother Vero Adeleke was a university lecturer.
Davido is the youngest of 5 siblings and his father’s second-born son. He attended the British International School in Lagos, Nigeria, and at the age of 16, he moved back to the US to study business administration at Oakwood University in Alabama.
Davido bought musical equipment while at Oakwood and started making beats. He also worked with his cousins B-Red and Sina Rambo to form the music act KB International.
Davido dropped out of Oakwood University to pursue music full-time and relocated to London, where he worked on his vocals.
After returning to Nigeria in 2011, Davido took a break from his music career and honored his father wishes by enrolling at Babcock University. In July 2015, he graduated from Babcock with a degree in music after his father paid the university to start a music department for an inaugural class of one student
Davido Music Career
Davido started working on his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo in 2011. The album’s music is a mixture of Afrobeats and hip hop. Davido worked with Jay Sleek, Maleek Berry, GospelOnDeBeatz, Spellz, Dokta Frabz, Mr. Chidoo, Theory Soundz and Shizzi to produce the album. Omo Baba Olowo features guest appearances from Naeto C, Sina Rambo, B-Red, Kayswitch, Ice Prince and 2 Face Idibia.
The album won Best R&B/Pop Album and received a nomination for Album of the Year at The Headies 2013. It was also nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
The Naeto C-assisted track “Back When” was released as the album’s lead single on May 7, 2011. It was produced by Davido and received frequent airplay.
Davido told television channel Factory 78 he recorded “Back When” in London.The Clarence Peters-directed music video for “Back When” was uploaded to YouTube on May 9, 2011.
The album’s second single “Dami Duro”, which was released on October 30, 2011, was jointly produced by Davido and Shizzi.
On February 25, 2013, Davido released the Shizzi-produced track “Gobe”. It was ranked second on Premium Times’ list of the Top 10 songs of 2013.In a review for Vanguard newspaper, Charles Mgbolu said the song “exudes fun from start to finish”.T
The music video for “Gobe” was recorded in South Africa by Godfather Productions. Davido announced on Twitter “One of a Kind” would be released on May 13, 2013.The song was also produced by Shizzi.
“Skelewu” was released on August 13, 2013. It was ranked fifth on Premium Times’ list of the top 10 songs of 2013. Davido released the T-Spize-produced song “Aye” on February 1, 2014.In June 2014, Davido collaborated with Mi Casa, Lola Rae, Sarkodie, Diamond Platnumz and Tiwa Savage on “Africa Rising”, a song that was used for DStv’s eponymous campaign to inspire Africans to partake in community-based social investment projects.
In June 2015, Davido released the Meek Mill-assisted trap song “Fans Mi”.He teased fans with the audio and behind-the-scene photographs of the video prior to releasing it. Davido founded the record label Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) a few months after signing with Sony. Dremo, Mayorkun, Yonda and Peruzzi are currently signed to the label. In July 2016, Davido signed a record deal with RCA Records.
Davido won Best African Act at the 2017 MOBO Awards. He released “If” on February 17, 2017. It was produced by Tekno, who ghost-wrote the track for Davido.Davido released “Fall” on June 2, 2017.”Fall” was certified platinum by the Recording Industry of South Africa.
Davido released “Fia” on November 10, 2017.Fia” was nominated for Best Pop Single and Song of the Year at The Headies 2018.
In 2018, Davido performed alongside Meek Mill, Post Malone and Fat Joe at the Made in America Festival. Prior to the festival, he performed at the House of Blues in Boston as part of his “The Locked Up Tour”,which commenced in August and ended in September.
In 2019, Davido sold out The O2 Arena in London, becoming the first solo African artist to do so after Wizkid headlined a concert there in 2018.
Davido’s second studio album A Good Time was released on November 22, 2019.
In 2020, Davido announced that his third studio album would be titled A Better Time, and that it would include 11 tracks, with features from Nicki Minaj and Tiwa Savage.
In July, he performed on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and was seen in studio with rapper Nas. On August 31, 2020, Davido returned to social media after taking a three-month break to chat with the Grammy Museum on Instagram Live about the rise of Afrobeats and other issues within the industry.
Other ventures of Davido
On April 6, 2012, Nigerian Entertainment Today reported Davido had signed a ₦30 million endorsement deal with MTN. The deal unveiled him as the face of MTN Pulse, a marketing campaign aimed at Nigerian youth.
On October 24, 2013, Pulse Nigeria reported Guinness Nigeria had signed Davido for an endorsement deal.As part of the deal, He performed at the Guinness World of More Concert alongside artists including P-Square, D’banj, Wizkid, Ice Prince, Burna Boy, Olamide, Phyno, Chidinma, Waje and Tiwa Savage.
On May 9, 2018, Guardian Life reported Davido had signed an endorsement deal with Infinix Mobile, a Hong Kong-based smartphone manufacturer. In May 2021, he was announced as an official brand ambassador by the popular sports betting brand 1xBet.On June 11, Martell (cognac) announced Davido as its new ambassador.
Davido continues to empower and work with rising talents such as Jels Quiah. In August 2020, Davido appeared on the song UNCTION with Jels Quiah alongside Ice Prince and Walshy Fire. The song became a quick success.
Davido has three children. Davido was engaged to Chioma, the mother of his third child.