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Davido Net Worth 2023

Davido net worth
Davido Net Worth$40 million
Date of birthNovember 21, 1992
Full nameDavid Adedeji Adeleke
OccupationProfessional Musician

Davido net worth 2023 Forbes, songs, awards, cars, houses. David Adedeji Adeleke better known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born in Atlanta and raised in Lagos, Davido made his music debut as a member of the music group KB International.  The star is worth is $40 million, find out how he makes and spends his money here. Read Richest musicians in Africa.



Davido rose to fame in 2011 with the release of “Dami Duro”,. since then he has released many hits songs that did not only feature in Africa but the world as a whole. Davido net worth include income from his music and endorsement deals as well.

 Davido net worth


Davido was born on November 21, 1992, to Adedeji and Vero Adeleke in Atlanta, Georgia. His father is a Nigerian business magnate and his late mother was a university lecturer. He attended the British International School in Lagos. Top 20 Richest Musicians in the world


Davido is the youngest of five siblings and his father’s second-born son. Davido bought musical equipment while at Oakwood and started making beats.


 He also worked with his cousins B-Red and Sina Rambo to form the music act KB International. Davido dropped out of Oakwood University to pursue music full-time and relocated to London, where he worked on his vocals.

After returning to Nigeria in 2011, Davido paused his music career and agreed to honor his father by enrolling at Babcock University. In July 2015, he graduated from Babcock with a degree in music after his father paid the university to start a music department for an inaugural class of one student.

Davido studied business administration at Oakwood University prior to relocating to Nigeria. Davido’s interest in music started during his time at Oakwood University.

Davido‘s net worth is valued at $40 million. This figure makes Davido the richest musician in Nigeria.  Davido was cited as one of the Top 100 most influential Africans by New African magazine in 2019.


Davido Career

He bought musical equipment and started making beats, in addition to recording vocal references.He dropped out of Oakwood University when he started getting bad grades and relocated to London, where he focused more of his energy towards vocals as opposed to production.

In June 2014, Davido collaborated with Mi Casa, Lola Rae, Sarkodie, Diamond Platnumz and Tiwa Savage on “Africa Rising”, a song that was used for DStv’s eponymous campaign to inspire Africans to partake in community-based social investment projects.

Davido founded the record label Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) a few months after signing with Sony. Dremo, Mayorkun, Yonda and Peruzzi are currently signed to the label. In July 2016, Davido signed a record deal with RCA Records.

Davido released, his second studio album A Good Time in November 2019, supported by singles including “Blow My Mind” featuring popular American singer Chris Brown. Davido was cited as one of the Top 100 most influential Africans by New African magazine in 2019.

 He released his third studio album A Better Time, on Friday 13 November 2020. As at August 2021, Davido is the second most followed African on the social media app Instagram.


On the 5th of March 2022, Davido sold out the o2 arena with a capacity of 20,000. The arena was renamed “The Davido 2” for one night to celebrate the Nigerian Afrobeats singer.

Davido net worth

Davido’s net worth is estimated at $40 million. To add, he has a YouTube channel that attracts over 10 million views. His musical career is his primary source of income; but like other famous individuals, Adeleke has additional sources of revenue.


Studio albums and EPs

  • Omo Baba Olowo (2012)
  • Son of Mercy (2016)
  • A Good Time (2019)
  • A Better Time (2020)


Endorsement projects like the 30 million Naira MTN and 50 million Naira Close Up deals are among some of such ventures contributing to the net worth of Davido. Guinness Nigeria  signed Davido for an endorsement deal

How Much Does Davido Charge Per Show? You might wonder how much this Nigerian artist charges to perform at various shows. Annually, the singer can perform at 40-50 shows globally

In March 2022, Davido was featured on “Hayya Hayya (Better Together)” along side (Trinidad Cardona and AISHA) the first single of the multi-song FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Official Soundtrack. It marked Davido as the first Nigerian singer to be featured in a FIFA World Cup single


Who is richer: Wizkid and Davido?

All the other parameters including houses, cars and investments which Davido have all surpass what Wizkid owns by a mile. The net worth of Davido’s house in Banana island which is worth $1.3 million has more value than all the properties that Wizkid owns, from his cars, to his houses and even to his record label.

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How much is Wizkid’s net worth 2023?

Wizkid’s net worth is estimated at $30 million making him one of the richest Nigerian musicians

How much is Davido’s net worth 2023?

As of 2023, Davido net worth is valued at $40 million. This figure makes Davido the richest musician in Nigeria. 

Who is the biggest artist in Nigeria 2023?

Among the most listened Nigerian musicians on Spotify, Burna Boy, the African giant Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, is in first place. Along with Wizkid and Davido, he is one of the primary talents, bringing attention to African music on a global scale.

How much does Wizkid take per show?

His international booking fee is $150,000, and he charges as high as $682,000 for exclusive special gigs.

Is Burna Boy richer than Davido?

Davido is the richest musician in Nigeria with a net worth of $40 million followed by burna Boy who has a net worth of about $35 million. Based on these figures, Davido is the richest among the two.

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Who is the highest paid Nigerian musician 2023? 

Multiple award winner, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy has posed himself as the highest-paid musician in the history of Africa.

Davido net worth in naira

As of 2023, Davido’s net worth is valued at $40 million. Converting this figure to our local currency Naira, Davido is worth about  ₦20 billion.

Davido net worth in pounds

Converting Davido net worth to pounds will give you a figure of $32 million.

Forbes Davido net worth

There is official documentation by Forbes on Davido’s wealth status at the time of writing this article. However, using the number of views on various streaming platforms, the amount Davido charges per show, business endorsement deals, amount charge per collaboration, properties owned,  it was possible to estimate that David net worth is valued at $40 million.

Davido father net worth

Davido often refers to himself as OBO “Omo Baba Olowo” means “the child of a wealthy father.” One would want to know the net worth of Davido’s father. According to, Davido’s father, Adedeji Adeleke is one of the richest people in Nigeria with a net worth of $1.7 billion.

Who is Davido’s wife?

Davido is married to long time girlfriend Chioma Rowland. The engagement took place on November 6, 2022. Before this marriage, Davido had three children with other women.

Chioma Davido was born on 1st May 1995 to an average home in Imo State, South Eastern Nigeria. 

She grew up in her state of origin and had her early education there. She attended government schools until her university level when she attended Babcock University to study Economics.

Davido Endorsements

In May 2018, Davido signed an endorsement deal with Infinix Mobile, a Hong Kong-based smartphone manufacturer.
 In May 2021, he became an official brand ambassador for the sports betting brand, 1xBet.  In October 2021, the cognac brand Martell announced him as its new ambassador.

Why is Davido called Obo?

Davido clearly stated that he doesn’t want to the title and he would rather stick to his nickname, ‘OBO‘ (Omo Baba Olowo which means Son of a Rich Man).

Davido Children

Davido has three Children. He is engaged to the mother of his third child.

Studio albums and EPs

Omo Baba Olowo (2012)
Son of Mercy (2016)
A Good Time (2019)
A Better Time (2020)


Davido net worth 2023 is estimated at $40 million making him one of the richest musicians in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. He is one of the best African artists at the moment. Davido tops the list of African artists most music streams on various platforms.

Net Worth$40 million
Source of wealthsinger, songwriter, and record producer.
Date of BirthNovember 21, 1992
Place of BirthAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Birth given nameDavid Adedeji Adeleke
Also known asOBO
Record labelSony, RCA, DMW
Number of children3

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