Davido is a multi-platinum award-winning artist, Nigeria’s top singer, songwriter and record producer. Born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Lagos. Davido began his music career at an early age as a member of the music group KB International. He then studied business administration at Oakwood University before eventually dropping out to pursue his music career. His collaborations with Wizkid, P-Square, Mayorkun and other top artistes have resulted in chart-topping hits like “One of a Kind”, “Fall”, “Fia” and “IF”. Since then, Davido has released four studio albums, Omo Baba Olowo (2011), Baddest Guy Ever Liveth (2013), Son of Mercy (2016) and A Good Time (2019).

Davido Biography

Name Davido
Net Worth $40 Million
Age 29 years old
Annual Salary $20 Million +
Profession Singer-Songwriter,
Record Producer
Gender Male
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Real Name David Adedeji Adeleke
Nickname Davido,
The King of Modern-Day Afrobeats
Date Of Birth November 21, 1992
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia,
United States
Nationality American
Hometown Atlanta, Georgia
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 65 kg (143.5 lbs)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Girlfriend Vafyl Vanessa
Father Adedeji Adeleke
Mother Veronica ‘Vero’ Adeleke
Sister Sharon
Brother Adewale
Education, Qualification Degree in music

His music is a mix of Afrobeats, hip hop, R&B and pop, which has earned him numerous awards, including the prestigious MTV Europe Music Award and 4 Headies Awards.

Davido has also been known to champion songwriters, working with some of Nigeria’s most talented artistes. His collaborations with Wizkid, P-Square, Mayorkun and other top artistes have resulted in chart-topping hits like “One of a Kind”, “Fall”, “Fia” and “IF”.

Davido’s music has gone global, with his singles garnering millions of views on YouTube, and he has performed in multiple concerts around the world. He is also the founder and CEO of the label Davido Music Worldwide, which has signed some of Nigeria’s most successful and upcoming artistes.

Davido was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List, recognizing him as one of Africa’s most influential artists in 2020 and in 2024 he is . With his unique blend of Afrobeats, hip hop and pop, Davido is bringing African music to the world and inspiring a new generation of artistes.

He began his musical career as a backing vocalist for Gnarly Charly’s band “Pocketful”. In 2011, he released his first single “Back When” which featured Naeto C. His debut album “Omo Baba Olowo” was released in 2012 and it featured P-Square, Tiwa Savage and Wande Coal among others. The album was a commercial success and it won him the “Best New Artist” award at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In 2015, he released his second studio album “Baddest”, which featured Meek Mill, Wizkid and Major Lazer among others. The album was also a commercial success and it won him the “Album of the Year” award at the 2016 Headies Award.

Music Career

Davido’s music career began in 2011, when he released his debut single “Dami Duro”. The song was a major hit in Nigeria, and helped to launch his career.

Since then, Davido has released several more hit singles, including “Fall”, “If”, and ” FIA “. He has also collaborated with a number of other Nigerian artists, including Wizkid, P-Square, and Tiwa Savage.

Davido in 2012 signed a record deal with Sony Music Entertainment. His debut album, Omo Baba Olowo, was released in 2013 and peaked at number 2 on the Billboard World Albums chart.

Davido has won numerous awards during his career, including multiple MTV Africa Music Awards and BET Awards. He is widely regarded as one of the most successful Nigerian musicians of all time.

Davido Awards

It was a big event Davido as the singer took home several awards including Artist of the Year. Davido also won awards for Best Male Artist, Best Pop Artist, and Song of the Year for his hit track “Fall”.

In his acceptance speech for Artist of the Year, Davido thanked his fans for their support, saying that he would not be where he is today without them. He also dedicated his award to late musician DJ Olu, who passed away earlier this year.


  1. Soul Train Awards,
  2. The Future Africa Awards,
  3. MOBO Awards,
  4. MTV Europe Music Awards,
  5. World Music Awards,
  6. Nigeria Music Video Awards
  7. 4Syte TV Music Video Awards
  8. Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

Davido Personal Life

Davido is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He was born on the 21st of November, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Nigerian parents Adedeji and Vero Odumosu. Davido’s musical career began when he released his debut single “Dami Duro” in 2011. He has since gone on to release two studio albums, Omo Baba Olowo (2012) and A Good Time (2019), as well as several hit singles including “If”, “Fall”, and “Risky”.

In addition to his music career, He has also been involved in various philanthropic endeavours, such as donating money to fund the construction of a school in his hometown of Lagos, Nigeria.

Net Worth

The net worth of Davido is over $40 million dollars.

FAQs about Davido

WhatWorthNow.com FAQs about Davido

What are the businesses Nigerian singer Davido is involved in?

Davido has also ventured into the businesses including launching his own record label, Davido Music Worldwide (DMW), as well as an apparel line called Hennessey.

What is the net worth of Davido in 2024?

The net worth of Davido in 2024 is over $40 Million dollars.

What are popular songs of Davido?

Davido has sung some of the chart-busting songs including “One of a Kind”, “Fall”, “Fia” and “IF”