I never knew my father was a billionaire until I was 13 – Davido

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Nigerian-American singer and songwriter, David Adeleke aka Davido, has disclosed that he didn’t know his father, Adedeji Adeleke, was a billionaire until he was a teenager.


The music star made stated this in a recent interview with ‘Earn Your Leisure’, noting that it wasn’t until he was 13 years old that he discovered his dad is a wealthy man.

According to Davido, he didn’t have a close relationship with his father when he was growing up because his dad was always busy with work, so he had no idea about his line of business or net worth.

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The DMW founder further revealed that it was after they moved into their new house that it dawned on him that they were rich.

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Speaking on his father’s humility, David said his Mr Adeleke lives a normal and modest lifestyle, and even drove a Honda car despite being a billionaire.

He added that his mum also drove a relatively inexpensive car, so he didn’t know they were filthy rich.

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