Tems is a fast-rising Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer who came into the limelight in 2019 with the release of her single titled Try me.
She is peculiarly known for her Jamaica accent she puts into the alte-Rnb genre of music. American Singer Khalid recently featured tems, In a collaborative remix of his song titled Know Your Worth, alongside renowned Nigerian superstar Davido.
Tems currently has an estimated net worth of $250,000.
- Full Name: Temilade Openiyi
- Date of Birth: the 11th of June 1995
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Occupation: Record producer, Singer, Songwriter
- Gender: Female
- Education: Dowen College
- Marital Status: Unmarried
Tems early life
Tems was born on the 11th of June, 1995, as Temilade Openiyi, into a family of a Nigerian mum and British father, in Lagos, Nigeria. She is currently 25 years old. Her mom raised Temilade after her parents separated at the age of five.
She had her primary and secondary education in Lekki, Lagos. At school, she showed much interest in music and was noticed by her music teacher. She learned to play the piano and would also practice singing with her brother’s guitar accompaniment.
She attended Dowen College in Lekki and furthered her education in South Africa, where she studied and graduated from Johannesburg University with a degree in economics.
Tems journey into the music industry started when she was 20, as an alternative singer. She released her first EP titled “Time Swap EP” in 2013. The first single she got recognized for was “Mr. Rebel,” a song that captivated people’s attention due to its lyrics. Mr. Rebel got over 200,000 views on YouTube.
She followed the hit single up with another single, “Looku Looku.” Nigerians widely accepted the song, and many local radio stations gave it enough air-play. Tems solidified her status as one of Nigeria’s most talented alternative artist with another hit single, titled “Try me.” Try me by Tems was widely accepted by many, having gained over 2 million views on Youtube alone upon its release in August 2019.
Other songs dished out by Tems include Come Inn, These Days, If U then If, Oldschool, Plunge Down the Cascades, Cruising, Epiphany, Ultra Happiness, Ghost Detain, Love Me Down, Falling, Twisted Tilde, Tales By Moonlight, Time Swap, Good Time, Drop, Skills, and Too Bad. She was also featured in a collaborative remix to Khalid’s “Know your Worth,” which also featured Davido and Disclosure. Did you know the track is also featured in Obama’s summer playlist?
Tems is currently signed into Reset Industries record label and HUMAN MUSIC label. Her latest hit single, “Damages,” is making waves on popular music streaming platforms and YouTube as well.
Damages is said to be listed amongst the track in her latest EP, titled “For Broken Ears,” which was released on the 25th of September 2020.
Tems personal life
Well, Tems is good at keeping her personal life away from the public, despite her being a celebrity. For this fact, there isn’t much we can tell about her relationship status.
However, what’s certain right now is that she isn’t married yet, and have no relationship link to her in the past, which is known to the public.
Tems Awards and Nominations
Tems was nominated for the Best Vocal Performance (Female) in 2019 and Best Alternative Song in the 2019 Headies Award.
Tems Net Worth
Tems has earned enormously from her songs throughout the years, including personal projects and collaborations. And as of November of 2020, she has an estimated net worth of $250,000.