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I didn’t know he’s a billionaire until I was 13, Davido speaks about his dad

Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, stage name Davido, has disclosed he never knew his dad was rich until he was 13 years old.

According to the singer popularly known as OBO (Omo Baba Olowo which loosely translates as son of a rich man), his father, Adedeji Adeleke “lived so normal”.

Speaking in an interview with an American-based podcast, Earn Your Leisure, Davido said; “I didn’t know he was rich till I was 13 because he lived so normal. I didn’t even know he was a billionaire driving a Honda.

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“He had a brand new silver Honda Accord. He had a driver. My mum had a Toyota or so, or a Honda truck or something. So I didn’t know.

“They lived so modestly until we moved out of that house to the new house.”

Davido added; “From the new house, that was when I started trying to know what my dad does and get into knowing that he was into business.”

“Till date, he’s still so humble and modest with the way he spends and the way he goes about his business. The way he handles his business is still amazing to me”.

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