5 buzzing fact you dont know about Davido

Considering how much Davido’s life is in the spotlight, one would think people virtually knows everything about him, but this list might just prove you wrong, as some of these facts are relatively unknown, checkout below.

1. Mother – Veronica Adeleke

Davido's mother, Veronica Adeleke

Davido’s mother, Veronica Adeleke died in March 2003, when the crooner was 10 years old. She was a lecturer at Babcock University and Davido has said that his love for entertaining people comes from her.

2. Father – Elder Deji Adeleke

Davido's father, Deji Adeleke

Davido’s father is a Christian Elder, businessman and serial investor. He is the founder of Adeleke University, Osun State and is reportedly worth about $700million. 8 years after his wife died, he remarried – Adepeju Margaret Adeleke, but that marriage has since ended, after he filed for divorce in 2014.

3. Extended family

Davido’s grandfather – Senator Ayoola Raji Adeleke – was a senator in the Second Republic. His late uncle Isiaka Adeleke was the first Civilian Governor of Osun State and was a Senator till he died in April 2017. His other uncle Ademola Adeleke is a professor, politician and current Senator representing Osun-West senatorial district. He won the election to fill the seat that became vacant when his elder brother died. He is also the father of Shina “Sina Rambo” Adeleke and Adebayo “B-Red” Adeleke.

4. Baby mamas

Davido has two daughters – Imade and Veronica. Imade’s mother is Sophia Momodu, Dele Momodu – the Ovation Magazine publisher’s cousin, while Veronica’s mother is Amanda, a student of Georgia University, USA.

Sophie Momodu, Amanda, Davido's baby mamas
Amanda (left) and Sophie Momodu

In 2014, it was alleged that he had fathered a girl with Ayotomide Labinjo, an Oyo State based woman, but DNA tests proved otherwise.

5. Education

Davido graduate
Photo credit: The Net NG

Davido attended the British International School before he moved to the USA to study Business Administration at Oakwood University, Alabama. Because of his love for music, his grades suffered, so he dropped out and relocated to London where he honed his music skills. He returned to Nigeria in 2011, and his father insisted he returned to school. They reached a compromise when the senior Adeleke funded the creation of a Music Department at Babcock University, and Davido became the inaugural (part-time) student. He graduated with a Second Class Upper in 2015.

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