Tems Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth

Tems Biography

Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems was born on the 11th of July, 1995, in Lagos, into a family of a Nigerian mum and British father. Her father left her mum when she was 5, so she was raised by her single mum. After her primary education which she did in Lagos, she attended Dowen College in Lekki. She later moved to Johannesburg to study Economics in a South African university. Tems grew up in a simple family, she discovered her music talent after she joined a local choir. She took the basic steps in becoming a wonderful musician during her childhood days, she recorded songs with her school choir and practiced with her brother’s guitar. According to a documentary with MU Narratives, she recounted how her music teacher encouraged her to sing with her real voice when she doubted her capability.
Tems is 25 years old as of 2020. She is not married yet and has not made her relationship status public. Probably, she is very good at keeping it off the media.

Educational Background

Tems was raised in Lagos by her mother. She attended Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos where she obtained her SSCE. She proceeded to study economics in a university in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Music Career

Tems began producing her songs by her self at 20. She released her debut single, ‘Mr Rebel’ in 2018 and it has already garnered more than 200,000 views on YouTube. The official video to her ‘Try Me’ has surpassed 2 million views as of June 2020.
In 2020, she was chosen by DJ Edu as one of the “ten artists to watch” that year. The same year, she got recruited by American singer Khalid to join him and fellow Nigerian Davido on an Afrobeats remix of ‘

Awards and Nominations

• Best Alternative Song in The Headies 2019 (nominated)
• Best Vocal Performance (Female) in The Headies 2019 (nominated)

Net Worth

Her net worth is an estimated $100,000 – $300,000 after her “essence” collaboration with Wizkid gave her international recognition.

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