Davido Says He Didn’t Know His Family Was Wealthy Until He Was 13

By Mayowa Akintoye 2 Min Read

Nigerian singer, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has revealed that he didn’t know his family was wealthy until he was 13 years old.

He disclosed this while appearing as a guest on the latest episode of Drink Champs podcast co-hosted by N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN.

Davido said, “As much money that I have been seeing, all these rich this, rich that. My dad is very disciplined.

“I ain’t know we had money till I was 13. My dad was a billionaire driving a Honda Accord. Let me tell you how I knew he was lit. So, there was an explosion and a lot of houses got destroyed including our first house that we have been since when I was a kid. When that happened, we had to leave that day because the house got so f***ed up.

“So, my mum was like, David, we are leaving, we are going to the new house. I was like, ahnn! New house? He [my dad] has been building the house in another part of the town since but I didn’t even know.

“We started driving, when he got there, it was mad. Big crib. He still stays there now. I wad like, mummy, what’s going on? That was when I started realising that my dad was rich.”

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