The term Afrobeat must stand in the same sentence with Davido alongside Wizkid and Burna Boy. The Afrobeat king has acquired great wealth and reputation in the Nigerian music industry. This article will show you 3 important things you ought to know about Davido.
Who is Davido?
David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and producer, born on November 21, 1992. He was born Atlanta, Georgia, United States but was brought up in Lagos, Nigeria. He attended his school in Nigeria but went back to the US to spend his time during holidays.
At 10 years of age, in 2002, his mother, a University lecturer died. Things must have seemed very difficult for you David Adeleke but it did not stop him from pursuing his dreams. He initially intended being a music producer so he bought instruments with which he produced beats while studying in Oakwood University.
He has always had a flair for music and planned doing music with one of his cousins which did not work out. He did not let that to dampen zeal. Some of his close friends back then motivated him to doing it all by himself which he ventured into.
He became one of Nigeria’s most recognized artistes after he dropped his single Dami Duru (2012). His debut album, Omo Baba Olowo (2012) became very successful that it won him the Next Rated Artiste award at The Headies that year. From then onwards, he bagged deals upon deals. He went into contract with RCA Records, an affiliate of Sony Music. He released, If (2017) and yet another one, Fall (2017) which hit the streets of Nigeria and the world at large so hard. His single, Fall (2017) became the longest-charting Nigerian Pop son in the history of the US Billboards.
His shine did not stop there, he went ahead to release his second album, A Good Time (2019) and then his third, A Better Time (2020). Having signed for HKN Records formerly, Davido in 2016 decided to open his own record label which is called DMW (Davido Music Worldwide). Currently, his record label is houses youngsters like Mayorkun, Peruzzi, Yonda, Idowest, Dremo, Liya and many others who are doing well in the Nigerian music industry.
Davido Net Worth 2022
What is Davido’s Net Worth in 2022? The Nigerian-American’s net worth is estimated to fall on $50 million as of October, 2022. He is someone who has made his name in the music industry and undoubtedly merits his net worth.
How Did Davido Make His Money?
This will be a very big question on the minds of many. Having wealthy parents, people would think Davido must have earned generational wealth but the If crooner has come online to debunk such ideas. His primary source of income is from his music as he charges a lot of money for his money and liveshows. Even his sister has acknowledged that they work hard despite their father’s wealth.