Davido’s Father, Adedeji Adeleke, is a Nigerian business mogul and billionaire (in naira). In this article you’ll discover interesting details about him — including his net worth, biography, businesses and pictures.
Obviously, questions surrounding the identity of Davido’s father paraded the web and dominated discussions after the release of his son’s album (Omo Baba Olowo).
But why the sudden interest in Dr. Adedeji Adeleke?
For people not familiar with the Yoruba language, the word Omo Baba Olowo translates to child of a wealthy father.
So, that explains the interest in who that wealthy father of Davido is.
Biography & Profile
Dr. Adedeji Adeleke is an Osun State native born on March 6, 1957. He is the founder and owner of Adeleke University, along with a few other privately-owned businesses in Nigeria. He is also the CEO of Pacific Holdings Limited.
Adedeji Adeleke was born into the family of Adebayo Adeleke, who was one of the brains behind the development of Banana Island, Lagos City.
He was married to Dr. Vero Adeleke until her death in 2013. Prior to the death of his wife, they had two children together — namely David Adeleke (AKA Davido) and Sharon Adeleke.
Davido’s father is a practicing christian and a devoted member of The 7th Day Adventist Church.
His biggest business, Adeleke University, was established in 2011 and has been waxing stronger ever since.
Adeleke university, located in Ede town, Osun State, was established through the Springtime Development Foundation (SDF).
SDF is a philanthropic, non-profit organisation established by Dr. Adeleke to assist students from low-income families get quality education.
Moreover, the University is part of the 7th Day Adventists schooling system, which is the 2nd largest Christian schooling system in the world.
Dr. Adedeji Adeleke has an estimated net worth of roughly $700 million. Over the next couple of years, his net worth is predicted to rise.
Investments, assets & properties
The Private university is without doubt one of Dr. Adedeji Adeleke’s biggest university. However, he has so many other low-key businesses, investments and assets that have plaid a key role in his current net worth.
Pacific Holdings, of which he is CEO of, specializes in smart investments into various sectors across the country.
Over the past couple of years, Pacific Holdings have invested in the banking sector, security, real estate, among others.
Talking about Luxurious cars isn’t worth the effort, as Mr. Adedeji has much bigger wheels. He owns a private jet, and is rumoured to have purchased another for his son, Davido.
Here’s a summary of Davido’s Father Net worth and profile:
- Name: Adedeji Adeleke
- Net worth: $700 million
- Founder of Adeleke University and CEO of Pacific Holdings.