Davido Shares How He Made $600,000 With a Single Social Media Post, Video Trends

Davido Shares How He Made $600,000 With a Single Social Media Post, Video Trends

  • Davido recalled how his 30BG fans sent him a substantial sum of $600,000 (₦690million) on his birthday
  • In the trending video, Davido revealed he had only made a lighthearted joke online soliciting money to facilitate the customs clearance of his new car
  • Davido said he was stunned when he got more than he expected from his fans in and outside Nigeria

Nigerian singer David Adeleke Davido has recounted how he garnered $600,000 (₦ 690million) from his devoted fans during his birthday celebration.

The Afrobeats star said he had dropped a funny post on social media ahead of his birthday as he jokingly begged for financial assistance from fans to clear his luxurious Cullinan car with Nigerian Customs.

Davido speaks about money gift from his fans.
Davido recounts how he solicited for financial assistance online. Credit: @davido
Source: Instagram

During an interview on the Business Untitled Podcast, the singer cited how expensive it was to import cars into the country. He said he was stunned by the generosity of his devoted fans as the money he received surpassed all expectations.

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According to Davido, a single social media post pushed his fanbase into action, resulting in unexpected contributions totalling $600,000.

Watch the video of Davido speaking about how a single social media post earned him $600,000.

During the same interview, Davido also revealed he made $1.3m at his recent show at the MSG Arena.

Netizens react to Davido's video

Legit.ng captured some of the reactions as some netizens recalled how the singer had claimed no one had ever given him a gift aside from Memphis Depay.

Read the comments below:


"No be same you talk seh them no dey gift you smh."


"You go know 30bg when you see 30Bg !!!!"


"Make I go get one piece of that 30bg chain lasan I go mad o @davido u special."

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"Nb by cho cho, fc show working."


"If you don’t know, Now you know."


"Dats the baddest right there."


"I like seeing you and hearing your voice."

Davido reveals his kind of music

Meanwhile, Legit.ng recently reported that Davido appears to be the latest Nigerian singer to have seemingly distanced himself from Afrobeats.

In a video, the DMW boss spoke against boxing African artistes into a single category.

He further described his kind of music as Afrobeats.

Source: Legit.ng

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