Given Name: David Adedeji Adeleke
Aliases: OBO, Omo Baba Olowo
Date of Birth: November 29 1992 (Age 29)
Hometown: Osun State, Nigeria (Born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Labels: HKN, DMW, Sony Music Africa, RCA
Children: Aurora Inmade Adeleke, Hailey Veronica Adeleke and David Adedeji Adeleke Jr.
Davido is the self acclaimed “coolest kid in Africa.” He had his big break in the early 2010s and is one of Nigeria’s and Africa’s most influential musicians. Although he was born into wealth given that his father, Adedeji Adeleke is a billionaire, Davido has made himself an international brand and found plenty critical and financial success with his musical endeavours.
His style is simple, but mesmerizing, often blending African sounds with global mainstream pop and hip hop. He is the owner of Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) to which Mayorkun, Dremo and more are signed.
His 10 million+ followers on Twitter and over 23 million on Instagram makes him Nigeria’s most followed musician. He’s also achieved more than 1 billion views on YouTube and was the 3rd most streamed artist on Spotify Nigeria behind Wizkid and Burna Boy.