Davido is a popular entertainer in Africa and had even taken his music across the shores of Africa, and recently got a lucrative contract with Sony Records. Chief deji adeleke net worth – see the updated net worth of Davido’s father (baba olowo). Dr He is a business man who hails from Ede, Osun state, Nigeria.
Davido has grown in popularity since his first debut hit with Neato C titled “Back Then”, followed by another hit “Dami Duro” that really got him hooked to the main music stream. Davido along with his elder brother, Adewale Adeleke are co-owners of the record label, HKN music.
It has always been known that Davido came from a very wealthy home, and he does not fail to flaunt his riches in his music video along with his lyrics. Davido has always been known to praise his father with the phrase “Omo baba Olowo” meaning child of a rich man.
WHO IS DR DEJI ADELEKE (DAVIDO’S FATHER)
Dr Deji Adeleke is a very wealthy business man who hails from Ede, Osun state, Nigeria. He has most of his businesses in Lagos State, born in March 6 1957 in Enugu to the family of Chief Adebayo Adeleke.
The Adeleke are a very influential family in the Yoruba land and Chief Adebayo Adeleke was the brain behind the Banana Island in Lagos State, a real estate paradise. One of his sons, Deji Adeleke brother was a one-time Governor of Osun State, which shows the family influence both in politics and business.
Dr Deji Adeleke was married to Dr Veronica Adeleke, she died in 2003, and they both had a boy, David Davido Adeleke and a daughter, named Sharon.
Dr Deji Adeleke is a profound and successful businessman, a lover of education, a Pro Chancellor and founding member of Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State, Nigeria. He was believed to have a strong influence on Davido finishing his higher education and obtain his BSc degree before furthering on his music career.
Dr Deji Adeleke has been known to be a philanthropist, and has donated to both churches and schools alike, built a multi-million naira church Seventh Days Adventist Church and donated a hall to Babcock University, where his son, Davido graduated from.
Davido’s father net worth
The Adelekes are a very wealthy and influential family and they are worth over $700 million.
This info is from Forbes. A good percentage of this wealth comes from investments in the Banking sector, Real estate, Record labels and Securities.