Biography: Age, Net Worth, Father, Children, Girlfriend, Cars, Houses & Siblings

Davido Basic Information

Stage Name: Davido
Real Name: David Adedeji Adeleke
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer
Date Of Birth/Age: November 21, 1992 (31 Years Old
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian-American
Marital Status: Engaged (Chioma Rowland)
  • British International School
  • Oakwood University
  • Babcock University
Net Worth:

Davido Biography

David Adedeji Adeleke, professionally called, Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is known for the hit songs “Fall,” “If,” “Fia,” “Fem,” and more. Davido’s music blends elements of traditional Afro-pop with mainstream music. He is one of Africa’s most prominent musicians and has helped make Afrobeats global.

Davido, Yours Truly, Artists, February 27, 2024
Source: @Davido Instagram

Net Worth

Since making his debut on the Nigerian music scene in 2011, Davido has risen to be one of Nigeria and Africa’s biggest successes. He is one of the continent’s highest-paid artists and also one of the highest-selling musicians out of Nigeria and the African continent. Forbes once estimated his worth to be around $18 million. That was many years back. Davido has since sold out London’s O2 Arena multiple times and several other prominent venues worldwide. He has performed at the world’s biggest festivals and sold-out concerts worldwide. Davido has also earned a fortune from his endorsements with the world’s biggest brands, including Pepsi, Puma, MTN, Infinix, and more.


Davido’s father is a Nigerian billionaire and successful businessman, Adedeji Adeleke. He is the president of Adeleke University and CEO of Pacific Holdings Limited. His mother is the late Vero Adeleke. She was a university lecturer. She died on March 6, 2003. Davido is the youngest of his parent’s five children and the second son. After he dropped out of Oakwood University to pursue a career in music, Davido’s father paid to start a music department at Babcock University for an inaugural class of one so that he would get a degree. David paused his music career to honor his father’s wishes and get a degree.

Davido, Yours Truly, Artists, February 27, 2024


Davido is the youngest of four siblings and the second-born son of his parents. His siblings are Adewale Adeleke, Sharon Adeleke, and Ashley Coco. Davido’s siblings all hold senior positions in their father’s company, Pacific Holdings.


While living in Nigeria, Davido attended the British International School in Lagos. He moved back to the US at 16 to study Business Administration at Oakwood University in Alabama. While in Oakwood, David started his music career. He bought music equipment and began making beats. He teamed up with his cousins B-Red and Sina Rambo and formed the music act KB International.

Davido, Yours Truly, Artists, February 27, 2024
Source: @Davido Instagram

Later on, David dropped out of Oakwood University to pursue music fully. He moved to London, where he worked on his vocals. He did this without his father’s knowledge. David was intercepted by his father and brought back to Nigeria. In 2011, after his return to Nigeria, Davido paused his music career to earn a degree in music from Babcock University. He did this to honor his father’s wishes (who had paid to have a music department installed for an inaugural class of one).


Davido is the father of four children, three of which were with three different women, Sophia Momodu, Amanda, and his fiancée Chioma Avril Rowland. His children include Imade Adeleke, Hailey Veronica Adeleke, and David Adeleke Jr. His fourth child is rumored to be with a second son with a woman in the UK.

Davido, Yours Truly, Artists, February 27, 2024
Ifeanyi (Source: @Davido Instagram)
Davido, Yours Truly, Artists, February 27, 2024
Hailey Veronica. Source: @Davido Instagram
Davido, Yours Truly, Artists, February 27, 2024
Imade. Source: @Davido Instagram

On October 31st, 2022, social media was flooded with news of the death of Davido’s son, David Adeleke Jr., popularly called Ifeanyi. It was the son he shared with fiancée Chioma Rowland. Reports revealed that the three-year-old had drowned in the family’s pool at the musician’s wealthy Banana Island residence in Lagos, Nigeria. Eight members of the singer’s staff, including the nanny and the housekeeper, were questioned by the police. According to reports, one had initially gone to report the drowning. Two out of the eight were detained, while six were free to leave after being questioned by the Police.


Davido, Yours Truly, Artists, February 27, 2024

Davido and his fiancée Chioma Avril Rowland are currently together after having a rocky relationship in the eyes of the public. According to reports, the couple had known each other for some time before going public with their relationship in 2017. Chioma was in the University when they started seeing each other. Chioma was featured in some of David’s music videos, including the fan favorite “Assurance.” She also inspired some of his hits.

Years into their relationship, David proposed to her. The couple also welcomed their child, Ifeanyi. In mid-2020, the couple parted ways after their engagement. Details of their separation were not made public. They were spotted again in October 2021 at their son’s birthday celebration. Reports revealed that their engagement was back on. After their son’s third birthday in late October, they suffered the heartbreak of his passing after he drowned in their family pool.

Davido, Yours Truly, Artists, February 27, 2024
Source: @Davido Instagram


Davido is a lover of cars. He owns a 2022 Mercedes Benz Maybach SUV, 2021 Lamborghini Aventador, 2021 Rolls Royce Cullinan, Lamborghini Huracan, 2018 Bentley Bentayga, and more.

Davido, Yours Truly, Artists, February 27, 2024


Davido has lived in Lagos’ most expensive neighborhoods. He owns two houses in Lekki, Lagos. After building a house in the city’s most expensive neighborhood, Banana Island, Davido shared the news on social media. The house reportedly cost $1.5 million.

Davido, Yours Truly, Artists, February 27, 2024
Source: Tayo Aina

Booking Price

Through the years, Davido’s booking price has increased. As of 2022, it costs between $100- 200,000 to book him for a performance. You would also include a private jet for the star to travel.

Who is Davido's wife?

Davido is engaged to his fiancée Chioma Avril Rowland. She is famously called Chef Chi.

How much is Davido's salary?

Davido’s performance fee has changed through the years. As of 2022, it costs between $100-200k plus a private jet to book him.

How did Davido become rich?

Davido was born into a wealthy family, but he hustled to get his wealth and fame. He began his musical journey in 2011 and hit it big.

How much is Davido 2022 worth?

Forbes once estimated Davido’s worth to be around $18 million. That was a few years back. It is unknown how much he is worth now.

How much is Davido's Lamborghini?

Davido’s Lamborghini Aventador price ranges from $463,775 – $720,895.

How much is Davido private jet?

Davido’s alleged private jet is believed to belong to his father. It cost approximately $62 million.

How much is Davido worth in dollars?

Davido’s exact net worth is unknown to the public.

Who is the richest Nigerian musician?

Davido is one of the richest musicians in Nigeria. He is also one of the highest-earning musicians in Africa.

Who is richer between Davido and Wizkid?

Both Davido and Wizkid have gained significant success in the music industry. They are among Africa’s wealthiest artists.

Is Davido's father a billionaire?

Yes. Davido’s father is a billionaire.

How much is Davido's house worth?

Davido’s house in Banana Island is reported to be worth $1.5 million.

Who is the richest Adeleke?

Davido is believed to be the richest Adeleke, but this is not a confirmed report. His siblings are all wealthy.

Who is the richest between Davido and his father?

Davido’s father is a wealthy business magnate. David is not richer than his father. At least, not yet.

How much did Davido buy land in Banana Island?

Davido bought land in Banana Island for $6.030 million.

Where is Davido State of Origin?

Davido is originally from Osun State, Nigeria.

What did Davido study in university?

Davido got a degree in music from Babcock University.

What tribe is Davido?

Davido is Yoruba.

How did Davido start his music career?

Davido dropped out of Oakwood University to fully pursue a music career.

Has Davido won any award?

Davido has won several awards, including the MTV EMAs, BET Awards, The Headies, etc.

Is Davido a citizen of America?

Yes. Davido was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Is Davido richer than his siblings?

Davido’s siblings are all wealthy. It is unknown if he is richer than them.

Does Davido have gold certification?

Davido’s hit songs “If” and “Fall” have received Gold certifications in the US and other countries.

How much did Davido make for his birthday?

Davido shared that he received 200 million Naira from friends (including Africa’s most prominent artists) for his birthday.

How much is Davido's diamond?

There have been varying reports of the cost of Davido’s diamond necklace. It is believed to have cost between N50 to N100 million or more.

Can Davido ever win a Grammy?

Yes, Davido can win a Grammy. He is one of Africa’s most talented musicians.

Does Davido have a billion streams?

Yes, Davido has over a billion streams on different platforms, including Spotify and YouTube.

Who donated the highest money to Davido?

Some of his friends did not disclose how much they sent. Oba Elegushi reportedly sent Davido N5 million.

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