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Who Is the Richest Musician in Nigeria? – Find Out Here

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Who Is the Richest Musician in Nigeria? – Find Out Here

Richest Musician in the NigeriaMusic is a sound that is pleasurable to the ear. Music is really a fast selling talent in Nigeria. The ‘richest musician in the Nigeria is one of the Top discussions that lead to an unending argument among Nigerian music lovers.

If you are a lover of music, you will know the answer to this question. But for those who have no idea, the answer will be given to you in this article.

Richest Musician in the Nigeria

Richest Musician in the Nigeria

**The richest musician in Nigeria is the popular star Davido.

Davido Biography | Davido Adedeji Adeleke

The talented singer was born on November 21, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. He is 25 years old as 2018.

Davido is an American-born Nigerian recording artist, performer, songwriter and record producer. He first rose to fame with his 2011 single “Dami Duro” which was well received throughout Nigeria.

Over the years he has released numerous hit songs making him an international artist with performances all over the world

David Adeleke sits at the summit of the list the top ten richest musicians in Nigeria in the year 2019.

The DMW boss has arguably earned more money within the past twelve months than the other contemporary Nigerian artists.

The singer is that the leader of the famed 30 Billion Gang which is coined from his hit song “If”. He has had more hit songs within the past year too.

Since last year Davido has been on a musical world tour at rocking stages throughout the ‘30 Billion Tour’ that remains in progress.

The past year has been fantastic for Davido, his tracks “IF”, “fall” have crossed over sixty million views on YouTube.

He’s been reported in the media to claim making music with the now famous “pon pon” sound has helped him ranked in 1 million dollars.

He has secured new endorsements with fragrance brand AXE, Infinix Mobile, etc. Recently, it was all over the news that he bought himself a private jet which he termed “Air OBO”.

He’s the CEO of DMV with famed signed acts such as Mayorkun, Peruzzi, etc.


For his education, the musician attended the British International School in Lagos. He also studied Business Administration at Oakwood University prior to relocating to Nigeria.

His interest in music began during his time at Oakwood University. He bought musical equipment’s 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.

When he went back to Nigeria in the year 2011, his music career was sidelined after he agreed to honor his father by enrolling at Babcock University.

In July 2015, the artist earned a music degree from Babcock after his father paid the university to erect a music department for an inaugural class of one.

Davido Family | Davido Brothers and Sisters | Davido Siblings

The singer was born David Adedeji Adeleke and he comes from a wealthy family with his father Dr. Adedeji Adeleke, being a famous businessman and investor.

His mother, Dr. Veronica Adeleke died in the year 2003. She was a university lecturer. The hitmaker has three siblings: two sisters and a brother. Sharon Adeleke, Coco Adeleke, and Adewale Adeleke.

Davido Wife | Davido Girlfriend

The singer was in a relationship with his university course mate, Chioma Avril as at last year, but they separated in the year 2019.

The two could always be seen spending lots of time together even during the singer’s tours to perform. He recently began calling her his wife, making it known on his Insta stories as he wrote boldly the words “I miss my wife,” with a sad smiley. He also has two baby mamas although their relationships are over.

Davido Daughters | Davido Children

The Nigerian singer has two daughters. The first daughter is Aurora Imade Adeleke, born on 14th May 2015.

Her mother is Sophie Momodu. His second daughter is Hailey Veronica Adeleke. Her mother’s name is Amanda, born on the 9th of May 2017 in the USA.

His net worth is about N20 billion

This article has answered the question. I hope you go through it each time you feel bored.

CSN Team

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