The Nigerian Music industry is a competitive place where people strive to be known, where legends are created. It is a place for people with skills, talent, and motivationally driven to do more.
Apata Teniola happens to be one of these well-skilled artists, that have come to show what she has and hopes to exert her dominance in the industry. Teniola or Teni, as she’s popularly known, is a songwriter, an entertainer, a musician, a recording artist, and a drummer.
She is one of the Nigerian fast-rising musicians. In this article, we would be discussing topics relating to her life success, her net worth, and who she is.
- Name: Apata Teniola
- Date of Birth: 12th December 1992
- State of origin: Osun State
- Nationality: Nigeria
- Net worth: $300,000
Who is Teni
Teniola was born on 12th December 1992, and she is originally from Ilesa, a small town in Osun State, Nigeria. She is 26 years and gifted with lots of creative skills in music.
Tenis is considered to be one of the fastest Nigeria rising musicians, with her music toping various charts and being played on multiple stations. Teni is not the only musician in their household, as her sister “Niniola” is also a star in the music industry.
She completed both her primary school and senior secondary school in Apata Memorial high school in Isolo, Lagos State, Nigeria, where she obtained both her first Laving Certificate and her West African Senior School Certificate.
After her primary and secondary education, she traveled to the United States of America, where she studied Business Administration and got her Bachelors Degree
Career and Journey to Fame
In 2016, Teniola started her career after she got signed up with Magic Fingers record, owned by one of Nigeria’s talented music producers, Shizzi.
And with his production skills and her musical crafts, she was able to rise to limelight in 2016, with her single”Fargin” which topped so many music charts in the country. Her song “Amen,” which was also produced by Shizzi was released in 2016.
In 2017, she was also signed to Dr. Dolor Entertainment, where she currently is. One of Teni’s debut track “Case” was a song that is well accepted by Nigerians, it got very high airplay and even brought Dolor fortune in the industry; that was good the song was
On 11th October 2019, Teni released her first debut album, titled “Billionaire.” The album had six tracks in it, and she did it all alone, without a feature from any guest artist.
In that same year, she organized her very own concert show tagged “The Billionaire Experience,” which was held at the Eko Atlantic City Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria.
In her career as a musician, she has been opportune to work with big shots of the Industry like Davido, Phyno, Shazzi, Olamide, and a host of other artists.
Temi has her own style, which people really love about her, she mostly sings in the Yoruba language, with little pidgin in some songs. A few of her famous songs include Fargin, Askamaya, Wait, Case, Lagos, Amen, Pereke, Fake Jersey, Shake am, etc.
In the year 2018, she won an award o the for Rookie of the year at the Headies Awards held in Lagos
As far as records go, there isn’t any that says she had a boyfriend, or that she is seeing someone currently, or of any engagement. But when she starts seeing someone or declares to the public who hr better half is, then we would update you.
Awards and Endorsements
Below is a list of Awards and endorsement deals that Teni got for herself
- 2018 Rookie Award at the Headies
- 2019 Best Recording of the Year (Uyo Meyo) at the Headies
- 2019 Award for Best Pop Single at the Headies
- 2018 The Nigerian Entertainment Award for the most promising act to Watch
- 2019 the Headies Award for Viewers Choice
- 2019 Award for Best Female vocal Performance at the Headies (Uyo Meyo)
- An endorsement deal with TomTom
- Pepsi brand Ambassador
Teni’s Net worth
Teni might be classified by many as an up-and-coming star, that doesn’t mean she is not loaded with a considerable amount of cash from the few shows, and songs she did.
She is estimated to be worth about two million US dollars, which she earned from singing and from few ambassador deals.
Some Quotes from Teni
“Embrace your struggle! We are all just trying to be better. It’s ok to have struggled, it’s part of life, and it will all get better in the end. Teni”
“If you strive hard, you can be anything you want. Teni”
“Everyone has something to offer, but don’t know, because being special in Nigeria depends on how much money you have so people don’t know their worth is in the skill they have. Teni”
Teni is definitely one of the biggest Nigerian female stars in the industry, with lots of influence both socially and physically on the Nigerian populace.
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