Do you want to know Wizkid Net worth, how many cars he has, his love life, awards, and kids? You’re checking the right page! Let’s dive a little bit into Wizkid’s life.
Wizkid whose real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is a multi-award winning Nigerian artist. Born on the 16th of July 1990, he rose to fame after dropping his single “Holla At Your Boy” in 2011 under the umbrella of EME record label, which is owned by Banky W.
Here are a few things we know about the superstar;
Early Life of Wizkid
Wizkid grew up in Surelere, Lagos state, Nigeria with his parents and siblings. He was raised by inter-faith parents alongside 12 siblings. Wizkid’s mom was a pentecostal Christian and his dad, a Muslim. His father also had two other wives in addition to his mom.
Wizkid’s father’s full name is Alhaji Muniru Olatunji Balogun, he has three wives and thirteen children. The family lived in Shitta while Wizkid’s mother full name is Dolapo Jane Balogun
Wizkid is the only male child in his family, meaning, he has 12 sisters of which 2 of them are the same mother with him – Lade and Yetunde Balogun
Did Wizkid come from a rich family?
No, Wizkid didn’t come from a rich family and some people say, and also, his parents are not poor either. They’re just like other families in Nigeria who finds a means of survival.
Note that, Wizkid’s father is not the owner of Teslim Balogun Stadium – that was one of the lies people spread, thinking that Alhaji Muniru Balogun’s family is rich
The StarBoy did love music since he’s of young age. He formed a group called “The Glorious Five” with some of his church friends. However, they didn’t make waves but still performed till 2006 where the group was disbanded. Wizkid was known by the group as Lil Prinz.
After his secondary education at Ijebu Ode grammar school, Wizkid attended Lagos State University (LASU) but had to drop out in 2009. Later he attended Lead City University but discontinued just after two sessions.
Wizkid was born on the 16th of July, 1990 – That means he’s currently 30 years old (in 2020).
Wizkid Music Career
After his time with The Glorious Five, Wizkid who love listening to popular artists like Bob Marley, Sunny Ade, and Fela Kuti set out to make a name for himself. He would like to be popular like these men but would first have to deal with rejection.
In a studio where top stars at the time did record their songs, Wizkid was prevented from recording. The Point Beat Studio which was owned by OJB Jezreel, saw notable names like 2face and Sound Sultan record their songs.
Wizkid joined Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) in 2009—a year in which he co-wrote a song for Banky W’s album. A year later, precisely 2nd January 2010, Wizkid released his first hit single Holla At Your Boy. A song that saw him hit the limelight. It was the lead track for his first album—Superstar, which he released the next year.
The track, which won him a couple of awards including Headies Next Rated award in 2011, had other tracks on the Superstar album. Tease Me/Bad and Don’t Dull was the album’s second and third singles respectively. The album was soon recognized across the country and incidentally, ended up winning the Album Of The Year by Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2012.
The same year, Wizkid alongside Banky W., Skales, Niyola, and Shaydee released the label’s compilation album: Empire Mates State of Mind.
On September 17, 2014, Wizkid dropped his second album—Ayo… meaning “Joy” in Yoruba. It had the following tracks: Jaiye Jaiye (2013), On Top Your Matter (2013), One Question (2014), Joy (2014), Bombay (2014), and Show You The Money (2014).
Wizkid left EME after releasing his second album and launched his record label—Starboy Entertainment. He dropped his third album—”Sounds From The Other Side (SFTOS)” on the 14th of July 2017. The album included Daddy Yo (2016), Sweet Love (2017), Come Closer ft. Drake (2017), African Bad Gyal (2017), and Naughty Ride (2017).
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On the 6th December 2019, Wizkid released his first EP. titled Soundman Vol. 1 which included tracks like Joro and more. The artist set out to drop his fourth album in June 2020 but has since postponed its release to a further date.
Summary: Wizkid’s album and year released till date
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, also known as Wizkid has dropped 3 albums and an EP. till date, which are:
- Superstar – (under EME): 2010/11
- Ayo – (under EME): 2014
- Sounds from the Other Side – (under his label, StarBoy): 2017
- Soundman Vol. 1 EP – (under Starboy): 2019
Wizkid loves to emulate Pharrell Williams, in terms of fashion, hinted about a release of his fashion brand. He is a fashionista with a preference for street and traditional clothing.
At age 21, it was gathered that a lady got pregnant for the celebrity. Sola Ogudugu’s pregnancy for Wizkid sparked lots of controversies in 2011. After some months of silence, Wizkid did reveal that he was innocent of such accusations. However, an Instagram post with his 2-year-old son a couple of years later confirmed the earlier reports.
The star has also been involved in online battles with various celebrities including Dele Momodu, Davido, Banky W., Linda Ikeji, Tonto Dike, and others.
Wizkid and Olamide are friends right from when they both came into the spotlight. Their first song together is “Omo To Shan” which was and still one of the best collaboration ever. Recently, the duo was featured in a song by Olamide’s former boss, ID Cabasa titled “Totori” which is also a good collab.
Wizkid hasn’t produced a superstar unlike Davido and Olamide, but recently, Wizkid is pushing one of his artists, Ceeza Milli to the world and we hope the young artist does well and be accepted like his peers.
Wizkid had a very intimate relationship with Tiwa Savage, which triggered the rumor that the duo was dating, especially after releasing one of his music videos “Fever”. But the two artists are now seen together like before, seems somethings have naturally killed their feelings (lol).
Wizkid Baby-mamas and Children
Wizkid also has three cute sons from three different baby-mamas. His sons and baby-mamas are:
- Bolutife Balogun – with Oluwanisola Ogudu in 2011
- Ayodeji Balogun (Blue Diamond) – with Model Binta in 2016
- Zion Balogun – with Jada Pollock in 2017
Like most celebrities, Wizkid is a car lover and has a collection of exotic cars. Here are his collection of cars:
- Bentley Continental GT Speed
- BMW X6
- Hyundai Sonata
- Mercedes Benz G63 AM
- Porsche Cayenne
- Porsche Panamera
- Lamborghini Prime X2
Wizkid has two beautiful and expensive mansions, one is in Nigeria in Lekki which is reported to worth over N70 million and the second one is in Los Angeles.
Wizkid is 5”4 tall, some people say he is one of the shortest in the music industry alongside M.I
Wizkid Notable Achievements and Awards
Since his rise to fame, Wizkid has gone ahead to win a good number of awards. Here are his awards and notable achievements.
Full List of Wizkid’s Awards:
- 2012 – Best International Act: Africa by BET Awards
- 2015 – Pop Artist Of The Year by City People Entertainment
- 2015 – Male Artist Of The Year by Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2015 – Best Collaboration with “A” List Artiste by Top Naija Music Awards.
- 2015 – Hottest Single Of The Year (Ojuelegba) by Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2016 – Best African Act by MTV Europe Music Awards
- 2016 – Artist Of The Year by The Headies
- 2016 – Best Collaboration ft. Absolut (Soweto Baby) by MTV Africa Music Awards
- 2016 – Best Worldwide Act by MTV Europe Music Awards
- 2016 – Choice Music: R&B/Hip-Hop Song by Teen Awards
- 2016 – Best Male Artist by MTV Africa Music Awards
- 2016 – Artist Of The Year by MTV Africa Music Awards
- 2016 – Song Of The Year (Ojuelegba) by Headies
- 2016 – Best R&B/Pop Album (Ayo) by Headies
- 2017 – Hip-Hop Song Of The Year (One Dance) by iHeartRadio Music
- 2017 – Top R&B Song (One Dance) by Billboard Music
- 2017 – Top Streaming Song (One Dance) by Billboard Music
- 2017 – Canadian Single Of The Year (One Dance) by iHeartRadio Music
- Most Thumbed Up Song Of The Year by iHeartRadio Music
- 2017 – Top R&B Collaboration ft. Drake (One Dance) by Billboard Music
- 2017 – Young Person Of The Year by Future Awards Africa
- 2017 – Song Of The Year (One Dance) by Echo Awards
- 2017 – Best International Act: Africa by BET Awards
- 2018 – Viewers Choice Award (Come Closer) by Headies
- 2018 – Best R&B/Pop Album (SFTOS) by Headies
- 2018 – Best Collabo ft. Tiwa Savage (Ma Lo) by Headies
- 2019 – The Ashford & Simpsons Songwriter’s Award (Brown Skin Girl) by Soul Train Music
- 2020 – Outstanding Duo or Group (Brown Skin Girl) by NAACP Image Awards
And just recently…
- 2020 – Her Award (Brown Skin Girl) by BET Awards
Wizkid Notable Achievements
- In February 2014, Wizkid reached a milestone of 1 million followers on Twitter—the first Nigerian to accomplish such feet.
- 5th April 2016, the song “One Dance” was listed on Billboard’s Twitter Last 24 hours chart, making him the first Nigerian to appear on the chart. The track which featured Drake went on to top charts for 10 non-consecutive weeks starting from May 12, 2016.
- One Dance also earned him a spot in Guinness World Records. He is the first Afrobeat artist to achieve this.
- Wizkid is the first to sell out 02 Arena in Nigeria, even before Davido did.
Wizkid Net Worth
After years of music sales, endorsement deals, and branding, Wizkid is worth an estimated $20 million according to Forbes and that’s approximately N7.75 billion in 2020.
With this information about Wizkid, you definitely know that he’s a legend, isn’t it?
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Kizz Daniel Biography: Net Worth, Nominations, Awards, Cars, Kids and Lifestyle
Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, otherwise known as Kizz Daniel, is a Nigerian pop artist, songwriter, and entertainer. Kizz Daniel graced the music industry in 2013 and today, he’s one of the shining lights of the Nigerian entertainment industry. He’s known for his rhythmical prowess which has won him laurels over the past few years.
The Woju crooner is also the founder of Fly Boy inc. record label.
We will show some info about Kizz Daniel that’s known to the media. But just in case you have additional information about him, kindly contact us and we will be happy to make an amendment.
Kizz Daniel Bio
Real Name: Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe
Age: 26 Years Old (1994)
Locality: Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Record Label: Fly Boy (Founder)
Marital Status: Single
Net Worth: $2 Million
Early Life of Kizz Daniel
Kizz Daniel was born and raised in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. As a native of Abeokuta North, the signer did attend Abeokuta grammar school. He then went on to study at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
His love for music began during his time at the University. Kizz Daniel graduated with a degree in Water Resources Management and Agrometeorology in 2013. Later that year, Kizz Daniel linked up with Emperor Greezy who signed him up to G-World Entertainment record label.
Kizz Daniel’s Parents
The popular Nigerian pop artist was raised by Mr. and Mrs. Kolawole Uthman Anidugbe in Ogun State Nigeria. Kizz Daniel lost his dad Mr. Kolawole Anidugbe in 2015.
Did Kizz Daniel Come From A Rich Family?
No! Kizz Daniel didn’t come from a rich family but his parents were among the middle-class.
Kizz Daniel’s Age
Kizz Daniel was born on the 1st of May, 1994 – That means he’s currently 26-years-old (in 2020).
Kizz Daniel Music Career
Kizz Daniel began his music career in 2013. He rose to stardom after dropping his second single, WOJU, on September 1st, 2014. The song took off pretty fast and received constant airplay across different radio stations in the country. The video also performed greatly—topping the MTV Base’s Official Naija Top 10 music video chart for six weeks.
Overall, the hit track was welcomed by all. Earlier that year, Kizz Daniel did release his first single, Shoye, which didn’t perform greatly. This artist kept pushing hard and dropped another hit track, Laye in May 2015. He released the audio on his birthday while the video was dropped a fortnight later.
On the 14th of May 2016, Kizz Daniel released his first studio album titled “New Era”. It was a phenomenal year for the celebrity as he won lots of awards. After some legal tussle, Kizz Daniel parted ways with G-World Entertainment via a mutual agreement.
He went on to launch his record label, Fly Boy Inc. that same year. 2017 was a less busy year for the artist but his songs were still making headways. In 2018, Kizz Daniel featured two of Nigeria’s top artists in two hit tracks. He featured Wizkid in “For You” during the first half of 2018 and released “One Ticket” ft. Davido a few months later.
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He released his second album—No Bad Songz—a day before New Year’s Eve. The album had 20 songs and featured the likes of Davido, Dj Xclusive, Diamond Platiumz, Nasty C, and Sarkodie. The album served as a nice segway into the new year and received positive comments from music fans across the country.
On the 25th of June 2020, Kizz Daniel dropped his third studio album titled King Of Love. It was supported by 17 songs including “Pak N Go” and “Jaho”.
Summary: Kizz Daniel’s Albums and Release Date
- New Era (2016)
- No Bad Songz (2018)
- King Of Love (2020)
Kizz Daniel’s Lifestyle
Kizz has been in the headlines for good and bad reasons. Most notably was his absence from his dad’s burial which brought lots of negative comments from the fans. The star however posted an emotional tribute on Instagram a month later but didn’t state the reason for his absence.
A major phase of Kizz Daniel’s career that sparked mixed reactions as his legal battle with G-World Entertainment. Kizz Daniel was accused of various crimes by his former label. And after months of legal tussle, Kizz Daniel was found innocent.
He sent a letter to G-World Entertainment that officially ended his contract with the label. He went ahead and changed his name from Kiss Daniel to Kizz Daniel. They were reports that his former label warned against using the name but G-World denied such claims. They also put out a statement announcing that they’ve paid the artist all that was due him.
Kizz Daniel also had a beef with his ex-signee, Dammie Vee who called Kizz a traitor who allegedly took his N15million from him without fulfilling his promises. And Kizz Daniel was captured mobilizing policemen to arrest this same Dammie Vee due to the beef between them.
Also, it was reported that Davido slapped Kizz Daniel during an event while some people said it was Davido’s manager, Asa Asika that slapped him, the issue was so long until it died down.
Kizz Daniel Relationship
When it comes to relationships, reports show that Kizz Daniel is currently single. But he has been linked with various ladies including Chidinma Ekile.
Kizz Daniel’s Notable Achievements and Awards
Since his rise to fame, Kizz Daniel has gone ahead to win a good number of awards. Here are his awards and notable achievements.
Kizz Daniel Awards:
- 2015: Best New Act to Watch – Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2016: Album Of The Year – The Headies
- 2016: Hip Hop World Revelation Of The Year – The Headies
- 2016: Best R&B/Pop Album – The Headies
- 2016: Music Artist Of The Year (Male) – City People Music Awards
- 2016: Hottest Single Of The Year – Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2016: Afropop Artist Of The Year – Nigeria Entertainment Awards
Kizz Daniel’s Net Worth
After years of music sales, endorsement deals, and branding, Kizz Daniel is worth an estimated $2 million in 2020 to Forbes.
Kizz Daniel’s Cars
Like most celebrities, Kizz Daniel is a car lover and has a collection of exotic cars. Here are his collection of cars:
- Mercedes-Benz GLE
- Mercedes Benz S Class
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Olamide Biography: Net Worth, Nominations, Awards, Cars, Kids and Lifestyle
Olamide’s Net worth, Music career, Awards, and other parts of his lifestyle is what we will discuss here. Born on the 15th of March, 1989, Olamide Adedeji, Known popularly as Olamide, is a Nigerian rapper and hip-hop artist. He is heralded for his fast-paced rap, and ability to mix English and Yoruba language. Olamide broke into the industry in 2011, releasing his first album ‘Rapsodi’. He went on to release several albums—making him a mainstay in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
Early Life of Olamide
Olamide was raised in Bariga, in Somolu local government of Lagos State. He had his elementary and secondary education in Lagos before moving to Ogun State for college. Olamide attended Tai Solarin University of Education to study Mass Communications. After graduating, he went on to pursue a career in music. In no time, he released his first single ‘Eni Duro’. He has since gone on to become one of the best rappers in the Nigerian music industry.
Olamide is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Adedeji. They are both late. Mrs. Adedeji died just after Olamide released Eyan Mayweather. He lost his dad two years earlier.
Did Olamide Come From A Rich Family
No, Olamide didn’t come from a wealthy background. His parents weren’t among the wealthiest, Olamide does speak of his struggles before his hustle turns to great rewards of blessing.
How old is Olamide? Olamide’s Age
Olamide was born on the 15th of March, 1989 – That means he’s currently 31-years-old (in 2020).
Olamide Music Career
Olamide started off as a musical prodigy for CodedTunes records. He released his first single “Eni Duro” in 2010 and dropped his first album a year later. Rapsodi, the album, had 16 tracks and featured numerous artists.
In 2012, he left the record label and founded his label “YBNL Nation”. That same year, he dropped his second album YBNL. It was released on the 12th of November and featured artists like Davido. It had four singles: Ilefo Illuminati, First Of All, Stupid Love, and Voice of The Street.
On the 7th of November 2013, Olamide released his third studio album Baddest Guy Ever Liveth (BGEL). It was produced by Pheelz and comprised the following tracks: Durosoke, Yemi My Lover, Eleda Mi O, and Turn Up. The album brought some accolades for Olamide the following year.
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Street OT was released on the 14th of November 2014 with Pheelz, Young John, and B-Banks as producers. The leading track “Story For The Gods” was received happily by music enthusiasts. Street OT also featured guest artists like Don Jazzy, Phyno, Reminisce, and Lil Kesh.
2015 did see an album release from Olamide. But the rapper also collaborated with Phyno to release 2 Kings. A perfect collabo from Penthauze Music and YBNL nation with a mix of creative producers. It also featured guest artists including Wizkid and Lil Kesh.
A few months later, Olamide dropped Eyan Mayweather—his fifth studio album. The album, which had over twenty tracks, was produced by Pheelz, Young John, B-Banks, and other producers.
He went on to drop The Glory (2016), Lagos Nawa (2017), and Double (2020). Olamide released his first EP “999” on the 9th of February 2020. It wasn’t the best we’ve seen from the rapper but it did make some waves.
Summary: Olamide’s Albums and Release Date
- Rapsodi (2011)
- YBNL (2012)
- Baddest Guy Ever Liveth (2013)
- Street OT (2014)
- Eyan Mayweather (2015)
- The Glory (2016)
- Lagos Nawa (2017)
- Double (2019)
- [EP] 999 (2020)
- [Coll. Album] 2 Kings (2015 ft. Phyno)
- [Coll. Album] YBNL Mafia Family (2018)
The rapper has had his fair share of personal issues. From losing both parents to baby mama controversies and lots more.
Olamide is blessed with three kids from two women. His first son, Maximilian Boluwatife Adedeji, was born on the 30th of January 2015. Maximilian’s naming ceremony had lots of dignitaries in attendance including the then governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola.
His second child, Tunrepin Myles Adedeji, was given birth in July of 2019. A month later, Olamide welcomed his third child Asaiah Monifé Maria at a London hospital. His first and second child was given birth by Adebukumi Aisha Suleiman while Maria Okanrende, a BeatFm OAP, bore Olamide’s third child.
Notable Achievements and Awards
Since his rise to fame, Olamide has gone ahead to win a good number of awards. Here are his awards and notable achievements.
- 2013: Best Collabo (Ghost Mode ft. Phyno) – Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2013: Best Indigenous Artist – Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2013: Best Album Of The Year (YBNL) – The Headies
- 2013: Best Rap Album (YBNL) – The Headies
- 2013: Album Of The Year (YBNL) – The Headies
- 2013: Best Street Hip-Hop Artist – The Headies
- 2013: Best Afro Hip-Hop Video (Durosoke) – Nigeria Music Video Awards
- 2014: Most Gifted Western Artist (Turn Up) – Channel O Music Video Awards
- 2014: Album Of The Year (Baddest Guy Ever Liveth) – The Headies
- 2014: Best Rap Album (Baddest Guy Ever Liveth) – The Headies
- 2015: Artist Of The Year (Street OT) – TooXclusive Awards
- 2015: Mixtape Of The Year (2 Kings ft. Phyno) – TooXclusive Awards
- 2015: Best Hip-Hop Track (Local Rappers ft. Reminisce & Phyno) – TooXclusive Awards
- 2015: Male Artist Of The Year – TooXclusive Awards
- 2015: Artiste Of The Year – TooXclusive Awards
- 2015: Video Wonder Of The Year (Melo Melo) – TooXclusive Awards
- 2015: Certified Banger Of The Year (Shakito Bobo) – TooXclusive Awards
- 2015: Artist Of The Year – The Headies
- 2015: Best Street-Hop Artiste – The Headies
- 2015: Rap Artist Of The Year – City People Entertainment Awards
- 2016: Rap Act Of The Year – Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2016: Album Of The Year (Eyan Mayweather) – Nigeria Entertainment Awards
How wealthy is Olamide? Olamide’s Net Worth
After years of music sales, endorsement deals, and branding, Olamide is worth an estimated $12 million in 2020 by Forbes.
Like most celebrities, Olamide is a car lover and has a collection of exotic cars. Here are his collection of cars:
- Toyota Camry
- Mercedes-Benz G Class
- Rolls Royce Phantom
- Range Rover V8
Davido Biography: Net Worth, Nominations, Awards, Cars, Kids and Lifestyle
Davido is one of the most successful celebrities in Africa, and that’s why his fans (and maybe foes) often ask different questions on Google just to keep up with him. Such questions include; What’s Davido’s net worth, how old is he, how many kids has he birthed and so many questions about Davido’s lifestyle.
Well, this particular page is dedicated to answering most of these questions, and thereby, getting you to know about your favorite afrobeat singer, Davido.
David Adedeji Adeleke, known popularly as Davido, is an American-born Nigerian artist, songwriter, and record producer. Born on the 21st of November 1992, Davido hit the limelight after dropping Dami Duro—a hit track from his first album and also, the first track to win him accolades.
Davido Biography, Net worth, Cars, Kids and Lifestyle 2020
Okay guys, let’s start taking a look into his life.
Early Life of Davido
Davido was born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He was raised among two siblings by his parents. His sister is Sharon Adeleke, and brother, Adewale Adeleke.
Davido’s dad, Adedeji Adeleke, is a popular business figure in Nigeria, while his mom, Veronica Adeleke was a university lecturer.
Did Davido Come From A Rich Family
Yes, Davido came from a wealthy family. His father, Adedeji Adeleke, is a Nigerian billionaire. He’s also the CEO of Pacific Holdings and one of the founders of Adeleke University in Ede, their hometown in Osun State Nigeria.
How Old is Davido, Which Year Was He Born?
Davido was born on the 21st of November, 1992 – That means he’s currently 28-years-old (in 2020).
David attended the British International School in Lagos Nigeria. Upon graduation, he moved to Oakwood University, Alabama, the US to study business administration like his dad. During his time at Oakwood University, Davido began purchasing musical and recording equipment.
Soon, he dropped out to focus fully on his music career. He formed a record called KB Records alongside Shina Rambo and B-Red. After his brief stint with the record, he relocated permanently to London to improve his vocals.
Davido returned to Nigeria in 2011. He was asked by his dad to study professional music in Nigeria upon arrival. He got admitted into Badcock university to study music. He was the pioneer student of the department: a department his dad paid to begin. The star graduated in 2015 but he already had his career up and running.
Davido Music Career
Davido began his music career during his days at Oakwood University, Alabama, US. He spent some time with KB Records before returning to Nigeria. Back in Nigeria, he proceeded to study music professionally at Badcock university.
A few years into college, the celebrity’s career took off. Before graduating from college, the star had a couple of awards credited to his name.
Davido dropped his first album Omo Baba Olowo in 2012. It included the following singles: Back When (2011), Dami Duro (2011), Ekuro (2012), Overseas (2012), All Of You (2012), Gbon Gbon (2012), and Feel Alright (2012). The album’s second single, Dami Duro, exposed Davido to the Nigerian entertainment industry.
His first album received low patronage from the musical audience in Nigeria. Music critics thought Davido’s songwriting prowess was below par. However, the album was nominated for the best album/album of the year for the Headies and Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
Davido hinted at a new album titled “The Baddest” which was to be released in 2015. However, it was delayed and then pushed to another date and that was all. The Baddest didn’t see the light of the day. But the artist did release other tracks.
The song, Gobe, was released on 25th February 2013. The track which was produced by Shizzi received positive comments from music enthusiasts in the country. On the 13th of May 2013, Davido released “One Of A Kind” which was also produced by Shizzi. The popular dance track, Skelewu, was also released in August of the same year.
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Skelewu was immediately accepted by the general music audience and soon became a hit across the country. A dance competition was introduced shortly after its release. The official video, directed by Moe Musa, was uploaded on YouTube two months later. It was the second video for the track after the first video which was directed by Sesan was leaked via a parody account.
A couple of months into the next year, Davido dropped another single, Aye, and released its video six days later. The audio and video for the track were produced by T-Spice and Clarence Peters respectively.
In a somewhat of a silent year, Davido featured Mafikizolo in his second track of the year, Tchelete (Goodlife). The next year, he dropped a new track titled “Fans Mi” which featured Meek Mill.
Davido went on to drop other tracks in 2015: Dodo, Owo Ni Koko, The Sound (ft. Uhuru and Dj Buckz), and The Money (ft. Olamide).
2016 was special for Davido, as he founded his record label: Davido Music Worldwide (DMW). And in a few months, he dropped his first EP titled “Son Of Mercy”. It compromised the following tracks: Gbagbe Oshi, How Long (ft. Tinashe), and Coolest Kid in Africa (ft. Nasty C.).
Over the next two years, Davido released six non-album tracks: Pere (ft. Rae Sremmurd and Young Thug), Fia, Like Dat, Flora My Flawa, Nwa Baby, and Wonder Woman.
On 22nd November 2019, Davido dropped his second studio album—A Good Time. It featured IF (2017), Fall (2017), Assurance (2018), Blow My Mind (ft. Chris Brown – 2019), and Risky (ft Popcaan – 2019).
Summary: Davido’s Albums and Release Date
- Omo Baba Olowo — (under Sony Entertainment): 2012
- [EP] Son Of Mercy — (Davido Music Worldwide): 2016.
- A Good Time — (Davido Music Worldwide): 2019.
The popular celebrity has got a personal life outside the world of entertainment. Few years into his singing career, he had an affair with Dele Momodu’s cousin—Sophia Momodu. She was his “Baby Mama” at the time and gave birth to his first daughter Aurora Imade Adeleke.
He has two other kids; a son David Adedeji Adeleke jr., and Hailey Veronica Adeleke—given birth by Amanda his American girlfriend.
The star has gone on to date different ladies. He’s currently in a relationship with Chioma Avril Rowland, known popularly as “Chef-Chi”. Their relationship has been clouded with controversies in 2020. Several media outlets did report of their separation, citing the cause to be domestic violence from Davido. The news sparked lots of discussions among music enthusiasts.
However, his girlfriend did release a statement debunking earlier media reports but also encouraged ladies to speak up against domestic violence. While many believe that they’re still together, Davido’s decision to unfollow everyone on his Instagram account—including his girlfriend, make others believe otherwise.
Davido Notable Achievements and Awards
Since his rise to fame, Davido has gone ahead to win a good number of awards. Here are his awards and notable achievements.
- 2014 – Music Artist Of The Year: City People Music Awards
- 2014 – Best International Act: BET Africa Awards
- 2014 – Male Artist Of The Year: Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2014 – Best Male Artist: MTV Africa Music Awards
- 2014 – Artist Of The Year: MTV Africa Music Awards
- 2014 – Best Collaboration (Gallardo): Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2015 – Best Pop Artist Of The Year: Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2015 – Choice Male Artist: Nigeria Teen Choice Award
- 2015 – Top Featured Artist: Nigeria Teen Choice Award
- 2015 – Best Male Artist: MTV Africa Music Awards
- 2016 – Best Collabo Of The Year (Osinachi remix): City People Music Awards
- 2017 – Popular Song Of The Year: City People Music Awards
- 2017 – Afropop Male Artist Of The Year: Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2017 – Future Awards Africa Prize for Music
- 2017 – Hottest Single Of The Year: Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- 2017 – Best African Act: MTV Europe Music Awards
- 2018 – Artiste Of The Year: The Headies Awards
- 2018 – Best International Act: BET Awards
- 2018 – Best Pop Single: The Headies Awards
And just recently…
- 2020 – Rest Of Africa Artist (A Good Time): South Africa Music Awards
Davido Notable Achievements
- Davido’s 2017 hit track “Fall” is one worthy of note. It was among Shazam’s top 100 searched songs in 2019. In the same year, it also became the longest-charting Nigerian pop song in Billboard’s history. Fall’s official music video got over 100 million views on YouTube—the first by a Nigerian artist.
- Davido sold-out O2 Arena, London, in January 2019. He was the first solo artist to do that.
- Davido’s 2019 track “Blow My Mind” did set some interesting records. Firstly, it overtook Wizkid’s “Fever” and “Come Closer” to become the video with most views on YouTube within 11 hours. And second, Blow My Mind holds the record for the Nigerian music video with most views within the first 24 hours of release.
How much is Davido worth? Davido’s Net Worth
After years of music sales, endorsement deals, and branding, Davido is worth an estimated $16 million in 2020 by Forbes.
Like most celebrities, Davido is a car lover and has a collection of exotic cars. Here are his collection of cars:
- Toyota Land Cruiser
- Mercedes-AMG GLS63
- Rolls Royce Cullinan 2019
- Range Rover SV Autobiography
- Bentley Bentayga
- Porsche Panamera Turbo S
- Chevrolet Camaro GS
- Mercedes G-Wagon
- Audi R8
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