Who is Davido and What is his net worth 2018? David Adedeji Adeleke is better known by his stage name Davido. He is a Nigerian record producer and artist, and he is of American origin. He is the co-owner of HKN Music along with his brother Adewale Adeleke. He has produced several songs for Sauce Kid, Tiwa Savage, Sales and Naeto C.
He is currently partnered with Guinness World of More concert along with Guinness Nigeria. His company HKM Music is the home record label for Sina Rambo, DeeKay and B. Red. He is one of the leading Afrobeat and Afropop artists and gained a huge success right from his debut album.
Davido was born on 21st November 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born to Chief Deji and Vero Adeleke. His father was a famous Nigerian business tycoon while his mother was a University lecturer. He had a baby daughter with partner Sophia Momodu. They have a custodial quarrel over the child.
Education: He started his schooling in British International School in Lagos. He enrolled himself in Oakwood University to study Business Administration. He developed likings for music when he was studying at Oakwood University and dropped out because of his poor grades. He used to buy musical instruments, and he used to record for vocal references and started making beats. After dropping the university, he relocated to London and dedicated more time to the music. He began focusing more on vocals and less on music productions.
He returned to Nigeria in 2011. At this time his music career was sidelined. His father wanted him to have a degree, and he agreed to do so. He, therefore, enrolled himself at Babcock University, from where he earned a Music Degree. However, his parents had to pay money to inaugurate a music department in the university for only one student; their son.
Davido Net Worth
His singles and albums have international games and two of his songs “Aye” and “God” are currently earning.. This young artist has a net worth approximately $22 million.
He is one of the richest Nigerian artists and earns a good amount. He is fond of cars, and has a fetish for luxury and SUVs and has a fleet of them and lives in a lavish household.
The existing cars that are a part of his fleet are:
• Rolls Royce Phantom, which costs over a 100 million Naira
• Range Rover Sport 2015 model worth more than 35 million Naira
• Audi 2015 Model worth above 20 million Naira
• Porsche Carerra worth more than 40 million Naira
• Mercedes Benz Sedan AMG series worth over 50 million Naira
• Mercedes-Benz AMG series (G – Class) worth over 45 million Naira
• Toyota Land Cruiser worth 17.5 million Naira
He lives in a lavish house known as Nikki Mansion which costs over 140 million Naira.
Davido as Business Model:
David signed a ₦30 million endorsement deal with MTN as was reported by the Nigerian Entertainment Today on 6th of April, 2012. After this deal, he was the face of MTN Pulse which was a marketing campaign for Nigerian youths.
According to the reports of Pulse, David signed an endorsement with Guinness Nigeria on 24th October 2013. After this deal, he performed at the Guinness World of More Concert. In the concert, he shared the stage with stars like Burna Boy, Olamide, Phyno, Chidinma, Waje, Tiwa Savage, P-Square, D’banj, Wizkid and Ice Prince.
David attacked the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) when he missed his flight back to London. He alleged that they were pestering him to pay money to them. However, on 11th May 2014, the Public Relation Officer of NIS denied the entire allegation that the star accused them of, by saying that, David did not have all the proper travel documents with him at that point of time, so according to the rule they could not issue him the exit permit.
In December 2015, his partner Sophia Momodu and her family filed a case against David and his family for keeping their daughter I made Adeleke away from her and even tried to take her away to Nigeria. The duo was enmeshed in a fight over the custody of their daughter for a long time. Although David has claimed that the accusations made against him were false, he apologized to Dele Momodu who is the cousin of Sophia Momodu.