• Is Davido a University dropout?

    After Dropping out of Oakwood University in Alabama at the age of 16, Davido returned to Nigeria without his father’s knowledge to pursue his music career. His first critically acclaimed song, titled Back When featured Naeto C who is cousins with Davido’s manager, Asa Asika.

  • Is it true that Davido has another son?

    Davido, the renowned Nigerian singer, publicly acknowledges his paternity of a child with Larissa London, whom many speculate to be his fourth babymama. In a candid revelation, the 'Omo Baba Olowo' crooner confirms the existence of his son, Dawson, residing in London.

  • Which celebrities donated money to Davido?

    In response to his 1Million Naira Challenge, Davido received generous gifts of N1m each from fellow celebrities, including Zlatan Ibile, Adekunle Gold, Mr Eazi, Nengi, Chike, Teni, Charles of Play, Cubana Chiefpriest, Naira Marley, M.I, Phyno, Eniola Badmus, Nasboi, Sydney Talker, and Peruzzi.


November 21, 1992

David Adedeji Adeleke

Music star, Davido, is an American-born Nigerian singer-songwriter, recording producer, and multiple award-winner and is best known for his hit songs If, Fall, Risky, and Fem.

His father Adedeji Adeleke was a successful businessman while his mother Veronica Adeleke was a university professor. In 2003, Davido lost his mom who was 39 when Davido was 11 years old. Speaking about how he felt losing his mother, Davido says:

I don’t think my mom passing hit me until I was like 13…she was my best friend…