Without doubt Davido is said to be a household name in Nigeria and other parts of the world, there are still many interesting facts about the star that are yet to be discovered by many of his fans.
The music star has risen to become one of the most successful Nigerian artistes today. His hard work and determination has earned him the admiration of many fans who continue to look up to him.
Despite having a wealthy background, Davido has made a name and an empire from his music career which in turn reflects in the lavish lifestyle of the Fia crooner.
While he may appear to be a rich kid who loves to party, father children and seems to have it all, We presents to you some interesting facts about the singer that are not so popular.
1. His late mum, Veronica Imade Adeleke
She was a lecturer at Babcock University at the private institution known as Babcock University until her death in 2003. Davido, who named his first child and daughter after his mum revealed that his love for entertainment came from his mother.
2. His education
Davido went to British International School before he moved to the USA to study Business Administration at Oakwood University, Alabama. Due to his love for music, his grades suffered and he later dropped out and moved to London to focus on his passion. After reaching a compromise with his father about school, he enrolled as a part time student as a music student at Babcock University as his father funded the creation of a Music department at the school. He graduated with a second class upper in 2015.
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Davido at his graduation
3 His father, Elder Deji Adeleke
Being the founder of the Adeleke University, Osun State, he is reportedly worth about $700million. He is also a Christian Elder, businessman and serial investor. After the death of his first wife, he remarried Adepeju Margaret Adeleke, but that marriage has since ended, after he filed for divorce in 2014.
Davido with his father. Source: Instagram
4. Early music career
His interest in music started when he was in Oakwood University. He initially used to backup for Sina Rambo who was a rising rapper in the US then. Together with B-Red, 3 of them were in a group called KB international.
5. Davido as a music producer
Many people are popular with the singer’s singing talents but very few know him as a music producer. He has produced songs for artistes like Tiwa Savage, Saucekid and Naeto C.
Davido showed his strong connection to his mum when he name both his children after her. He has two daughters, Imade and Veronica. Imade’s mother is Sophia Momodu, the cousin to Dele Momodu while Veronica’s mother is Amanda, a student of Georgia University, USA. It was reported that he had fathered a girl with an Oyo State based woman, but DNA tests proved otherwise.