Davido Net Worth (2022)
David Adedeji Adeleke professionally called Davido is an American-born Nigerian musician, songwriter, record producer and the owner of Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) with an estimated net worth of $16 million, according to Forbes. According to Hooper, Davido was announced as the richest Nigerian celebrity on Instagram in 2019, with each of his posts valued at $74,000.
David Adedeji Adeleke, professionally known as Davido is an American-Nigerian singer, record producer, and songwriter born on November 21, 1992, in Atalanta, Georgia to billionaire businessman, Adededji Adeleke, and lecturer, Vero Adeleke (late).
Davido’s rise to stardom began when he released “Dami duro”; the second single from his first album “Omo Baba Olowo” (O.B.O), the initial which later became one of his aliases. Songs like “Ekuro”, “Back When”, “Gbon Gbon”, “Feel Alright” and “Overseas”. The same year, Davido won the Headies “Next Rated” award. Thinking he would rest on his achievements, Davido released back-to-back singles such as: “Skelewu”, “Aye”, “One of a Kind”, Gobe”, “The Money”, “Good Sound”, “Owo Ni Koko”, and “Tchelete (Good Life)” all between 2013 and 2015.
Davido founded his record label, Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) in 2016, just a few months after he announced on Twitter that he had signed a record deal with Sonic Music. A year after, Sony Music and Davido renegotiated his contract owing to creative control issues the celebrity had that made him react on social media. The same year, Davido released two of his greatest hit singles to date; “IF” and “Fall”. The latter generated so much buzz that it was discussed across all social media platforms known to music lovers.
Davido’s second studio album, “A Good Time” was released in 2019 amidst hypes and buzz. The album was supported by “Fall”, “IF” “Blow my Mind” ft Chris Brown, “Assurance”, and “Risky”.
Davido Endorsements, Deals, Shows
In 2012, Davido signed an N30 million endorsement which unveiled him as the face of MTN Pulse; a campaign that the telecommunication believed was targeted at youths. Similarly, with Wizkid, Davido was also signed by Guinness for an endorsement deal that saw him perform with top-rated Nigerian musicians such as Tiwa Savage, P-Square, Olamide, and Burna Boy, Phyno, Chidinma, Waje, Ice Prince, Wizkid and D’banj.
Davido also joined the Pepsi family in April 2016, alongside Tiwa Savage and Wizkid in a deal reported to be N100 million, N35 million lesser than Wizkid’s.
On May 2018, Infinix, a sub-company of Transsion Holdings, makers of Tecno, iTel, and Infinix signed Davido in an endorsement deal for an undisclosed amount. According to Infinix, the deal took over six months before it could materialize.
Davido charge per show (2021)
Davido reportedly charges around N5 – N10 million per show within Nigeria while he is said to earn $30,000 per show outside the shores of Nigeria.