Davido Adeleke Biography – Early Life, Career and Net Worth

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Davido Adeleke Biography – Early Life, Career and Net Worth

David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known by his stage name ‘Davido‘ is a Nigerian artist wiht his acronym OBO which in full stands for ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ (OBO), He is also known as Davido, Baddest, and OBO.

At Oakwood University, David started out in the music industry. After releasing his second hit, “Dami Duro,” Davido became well-known. The Nigerian musician is the recipient of various honours and awards.

Early Life and Career of Davido

On November 21, 1992, David Adeleke was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Adedeji Adeleke in Atlanta, Georgia, in the US. In Nigeria, Davido’s father is a well-known investor and businessman.

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At a young age, Davido lost his mother Veronica Adeleke.

Davido attended the British International School in Lagos, Nigeria’s Victoria Island. Later, he was granted entrance to Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama, where he would study business administration.

Davido purchased some recording and musical instruments while attending Oakwood University.I refers. Later, Davido left school and relocated to Nigeria in 2011.

He chose Babcock University in Ogun State after consulting with his father, and in 2015 he earned a first-class degree in music.

According to Davido, his father promised his late mother that he would see to it that Davido finished school.

Davido’s Music Albums

‘Dami Duro’ by Davido was released on October 30, 2011. Shizzi and Dami Duro collaborated on the song’s production.

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Later, Clarence Peters’ music video for Davido’s song Dami Duro was made public.

The song eventually got popular in Nigeria and was played on almost all media platforms, giving Davido his big break.

Under the HKN Music Record Label, Davido released his debut album Omo Baba Olowo (Child of a Wealthy Person) in 2012.

Fantastic guests were Sina Rambo, Ice Prince, Kay Switch, B-Red, 2 Face, and Naeto C at Omo Baba Olowo.

Davido has also produced and released a number of well-known studio albums, including:

  • Son of Mercy (2016)
  • A Good Time (2019)
  • A Better Time (2020)

Later, Davido’s “A Good Time” album broke the record for most streams ever.

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Davido Record Labels

The HKN record label was founded by Davido and his brother Adewale Adeleke. Today. Later, Davido walked away from the HKN record label to run his own show.

In 2016, Davido established his current record company, DMW. After joining Sony Music, Davido launched it.

Numerous well-known performers are employed by the DMW record label, including Teli, Peruzzi, Mayorkun, Dremo, and others.

Davido’s Net Worth

As at the time of publishing this report, Davido was reported to be worth $27 Million dollars which is approximately N21,600,000,000