Chivido 2024: A rundown of Davido and Chioma's romantic journey


Love stories that stand the test of time are a rare gem, and that of David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, and Chioma Rowland, aka Chef Chi, is one for the ages.

Despite the ups and downs of their relationship, the Nigerian music star and his partner have proven that true love can conquer all. From their humble beginnings to their current status as one of Africa's most beloved celebrity couples, Davido and Chioma's love story is a tale of devotion, perseverance, and passion.

Davido and Chioma
Davido and Chioma

In this article, we delve into the ups and downs of their relationship, exploring the moments that have made their love story one for the history books.

Early days

David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, and Chioma Rowland, aka Chef Chi, first met at Babcock University, where Davido graduated in 2014. Chioma was a student at the time, and although they didn't reveal the exact year they started dating, Davido claimed in an interview that they had known each other for 20 years, having grown up together and being inseparable.

Going public

However, their relationship became public knowledge in 2015, the same year Davido welcomed his first child, Imade Adeleke, with his baby mama, Sophia Momodu. Despite the challenges, that came with being in the public eye, the couple remained committed to each other.

Assurance and beyond

Meanwhile, in 2018, Davido's hit song Assurance solidified their relationship. It had a wedding-themed video that left fans speculating about their marital status. Also, the couple welcomed their first child together, Ifeanyi Adeleke, in 2019.

The proposal

Surprisingly, Davido proposed to Chioma in 2019 in London, UK, after several years of dating. He shared the news on social media, posting a photo of her diamond ring. The engagement was a surprise to fans, but their love story has been a public favorite. The proposal showed Davido's commitment to Chioma, inspiring many.

Overcoming adversity

Davido and Chioma
Davido and Chioma

However, tragedy struck in 2022 when Ifeanyi passed away after drowning in a swimming pool. The couple took a break from social media after Ifeanyi's passing. Eventually, they returned with Davido announcing that he would get married to Chioma in 2020. Although, rumours of a breakup surfaced in 2020, the couple never confirmed or denied it. Additionally, In 2023, Davido confirmed their legal marriage, and they welcomed twins in the US.

A love that stands the test of time

Nonetheless, Davido credits Chioma for being his rock, stating that meeting her before his fame and wealth made it possible for him to settle down. Today, the "Chivido" couple is celebrating their traditional wedding, surrounded by friends, family, and fans who have followed their journey. Congratulations to Davido and Chioma on their special day!

A traditional wedding to remember

Lastly, The traditional wedding, is themed "Chivido" (a combination of their names used by fans). It is taking place in Lagos today, June 25, 2024, with the crème de la crème in attendance. Also, The couple's love story is a testament to the power of true love and commitment, and their special day is a celebration of their enduring bond.

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