David Adeleke, a Nigerian singer popularly known as Davido, revealed that his billionaire father, Adedeji Adeleke, had worked as a manager at Burger King. A fast-food restaurant in the United States, before he became rich.
During a performance on NPR’s Tiny Desk, a video series of live concerts organized by NPR Music in Washington. In other words, the singer disclosed this when talking about his biggest inspiration.
His father was his inspiration, he said, having been able to go through life’s struggles to get to where he is today.
Therefore, the inspiration for me has been my father, a Nigerian-American like me. He studied in the States. I studied there myself. I went to HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), a predominantly black college.
However, my dad used to work at Burger King. He was a manager at Burger King.
“I know a lot of people won’t believe this but he didn’t just become wealthy all of a sudden. He too went through certain life hurdles to be where he is today,” he said.
Recall that the father of three recently revealed that there were days when he and his brothers lived without money while growing up.
The singer said that his visit to his old apartment in the United States brought back old memories of hardship.