His full name in David Adedeji Adeleke. Davido is his stage name.

He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on November 21, 1992.
He schooled at British International School in Lagos.
He left for a North American university called Oakwood University (a school set up for Negroes before the abolition of racial discrimination) at the age of 16.
He bought musical instruments at Oakwood University where he went to study Business Administration.
He dropped out of school and went to London to face music squarely. He trained his voice there.
He returned to Nigeria in 2011 and his father made him return to school. His father paid the school to open a music department.
The two universities he schooled in — Oakwood University and Babcock University — both belong to the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
His father’s name is Adedeji Adeleke. His mother’s was Veronica Imade Adeleke.
His father is a businessman. His mother lectured at Babcock University and died on 6th March 2003. She was 39.
The mother had a security group named after her David — ‘David’s Security’. She also belonged to a band!
His music career started in the United States while he was a teen. He used to work with his cousins B-Red and Sina Rambo under the name KB International.
His debut, ‘Back When’, was recorded in London and was released in 2011. The work was done with Naeto C.
He mixes African styles with pop.
He has been called ‘The king of modern day Afro-beats.
He is the first Nigerian artiste to have more than 13 million followers on Instagram.
He is second in the list of most followed Africans on Instagram.
He bought a house worth 140 million Naira at Lekki at the age of 21.
He has two daughters and a son.
He lost his engagement to Chioma over his alleged waywardness.