Nigerian singer and songwriter, Davido, has revealed that he wasn’t close to his father, Adedeji Adeleke, when he was a child.

The Afropop artiste made this revelation during an interview with an American-based podcast, Earn Your Leisure, which was published on Wednesday.

Davido stated that he wasn’t close to his dad because the older man was a 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He said, “From my younger days till I was about 11, I wasn’t really close to my daddy because he was all about work and work. I remember him coming home late every day. I didn’t know what he was doing. I didn’t even know he was rich.”

The award-winning singer stated that he didn’t know his dad was rich till he was 13 years old.

According to him, he only realized the magnitude of his father’s wealth when they relocated to a new house because as a billionaire, his father drove a Honda.
He said, “From the new house, that was when I started trying to know what my dad did and I got to know that he was into business.
“I come from a family where there’s no entertainment. It’s straight-up; you go to school and get a degree, and it’s either two options. It’s either my dad gets you a job from his rich friends or you work for him. I was the first one to really branch out and do 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