Davido reveals he realized how rich his family was at 13


Nigerian international singer, David Adeleke, widely known as Davido, has opened up about his family's wealth, revealing that he wasn't aware of their riches until he turned 13.

In a private interview on Saturday, January 13, 2024, the Grammy nominee shared details about his upbringing and discusses his disciplined father, emphasizing that despite being wealthy, his dad drove a Honda Accord.

In his words, “All this talk about being rich, my dad is very disciplined. He’s quite different; you can tell he’s a very disciplined man. I didn’t know we had money till I was 13. Despite being a billionaire, my dad drove a Honda Accord, I’m telling you.”

Davido reflects on the moment he realized the extent of his father's wealth, recounting an incident in Nigeria where their house was affected by a mistake, causing damage.

He described their first house, which they had to leave due to the incident, as a big compound with a bungalow where he lived from birth until around age 11.

“Let me tell you how I found out. Something happened in Nigeria, in the area where we lived. There was a mistake, like a bomb blast, and many houses got destroyed. Our first house, from my birth until around age 11, was a big compound with a bungalow. When that incident occurred, we had to leave immediately because the house got so messed up,” he explained.

This revelation provides a unique glimpse into Davido's upbringing and the realization of his family's wealth during a formative period in his life.