The Nigerian afrobeats superstar David Adeleke, also known as Davido, claims he was oblivious to his family’s wealth as a child.
He asserted that he was only in his teens when he first learned about the social and financial standing of his family.
On the most recent episode of the Drink Champs podcast, which is co-hosted by N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN, he made a guest appearance and revealed that at the age of 13, he discovered his father, Chief Adedeji Adeleke, was a wealthy man.
He asserted that it took an explosion that occurred in their house and an unplanned swift move to a new enormous building for him to come to terms with the reality that his father is a wealthy man who leads a modest life.
As much money as I’ve been seeing, all these rich this, rich that, he exclaimed. My father is very disciplined. I didn’t realize we had money until I was thirteen. My father was a multi-billionaire who drove a Honda Accord. How did I know he was lit? Let me explain. So, there was an explosion, and many homes, including the one we had lived in since I was a child, were destroyed. We had to leave that day because the house was so badly damaged when that occurred.
My mother said, “David, we’re moving to a new house, so pack up. I thought, “Ahnn!” a new home? Since then, my dad has been constructing the house in a different part of the town, but I was completely unaware of this. We began to drive, and when he arrived, it was chaotic. large crib. He remains there at this time. Mommy, what’s going on, I asked. At that point, I first became aware of my dad’s wealth.