Tems Net worth, Biography and Music Career (2023)


What is Tems Net Worth? This is one of the most asked question on the internet ever since the singer and songwriter rose to the spotlight.

Tems is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who has grown to become one of the best in the music industry due to her hard work and consistency.

Her dominance in the music industry has led to fans wondering what is Tems net worth, this has been one of the most discussed topic on social media but this article will reveal all the mystery behind her success.

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Tems whose real name is Temilade Openiyi  was born on 11th June 1995, in Lagos. She started her music career as a church choir when she was at her tender age.

How old is Tems

Though Tems is ranked high in the music industry, she’s one of the youngest arts in the industry.

Tems is currently 27 years old and she will be clocking 28 on the 11th of June 2023.

Tems Net worth, Biography and Music Career (2021)
Tems Net Worth and Biography (2022)

Tems Family

Not all celebrities love revealing in-depth secret about their family background and Tems has fall in such category.

Despite that she has been consistent in keeping her family life private, she has not hidden the identity of her parents.

Tems father was a British citizen while her mother is a Nigerian of Yoruba accent. She was raised by her mother after he parents separated when she was just five.

Tems State of Origin

The talented singer hails from Lagos state in the south western part of Nigeria.


Tems attained her primary school leaving certificate in Lagos State before moving to  Dowen College in Lekki for her secondary education.

She travelled to Johannesburg to study Economics at a South African university where she passed in flying colors.

Music Career

Tems career as a musician started at a tender age because she grew up singing in her church choir in 2009. As a young girl, Tems adored top artists in the music world with her favorite artist being Beyoncé while her favorite song was ‘Soldier’ by Destiny child ft Lil Wayne.

However, her journey in the music industry began at the age of 20 when she released her first EP titled  “Time Swap EP” in 2013.

Though that didn’t got the attention she would have hoped for, Tems consistency and determination saw her released her first recognized single, “Mr. Rebel”.

Tems Net Worth and Biography (2022)

This song was well received by fans and lovers of good music as it surpass over 200,000 views on YouTube, this came after her album  “Illumination” was released in 2018.

Tems followed it up with another single, titled “Looku Looku”, a song that was widely accepted and Nigerian radio stations gave it enough air-play. She measured up with another hit single, “Try me”, and solidified her name in the hall of fame.

Try me by Tems was released in August 2019 and has gained more than 2 million views on Youtube alone.

Tems dominance in the music industry has continued, her latest single, “Damages” is making waves on all streaming platforms.

The song is listed amongst the track in her latest EP, ‎For Broken Ears, which was released on 25th September 2020.

Tems Record Label

In 2021 Tems inked a recording deal with America-based record label, RCA Records/Since ’93 following the release of her sophomore EP “If Orange Was a Place” days ago.

RCA Records officially announced her signing via their social media pages.

…We’re in a new season and on a higher level and things can only get better as we reach more people all over the world,”-Tems

“Welcome to the RCA/Since ’93 fam, Tems!” the label wrote on Instagram.

Tems Former Record Label

Though it’s not clear if her contract has ended, Tems is signed into Reset Industries record label and HUMAN MUSIC label.

Tems Grammy Win

Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, has won her first Grammy Award in the 2023 “Best Melodic Rap Performance” category.

Her contribution to the hit ‘Wait For U’ by Future featuring Drake earned her the award.

Tems had bagged 3 nominations at the Grammy awards 2023 and in the process became the first female Nigerian artist to win the award.

The 65th edition of the prestigious Grammy awards held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb, 2023.

Tems Songs

Nigeria music industry is one of the most competitive in the world, a move that ensured artists are needed to be on top of their game.

Tems who has been in the industry for five years can boast of many hit songs and collaboration in the music world.

Below are some of her songs and collaboration:

Mr. Rebel
Looku Looku
Try Me
Come Inn
These Days
If U then I
Plunge Down the Cascades
Twisted Tilde
Too Bad
Know your Worth – DJ Khalid ft Davido, Disclosure.

Tems Awards and Nominations

2019  The Headies Best Vocal Performance (Female)

2019 The Headies Best Alternative Song

2020 The Headies Next Rated.

2023 Best Melodic Rap Performance, Grammy Award

Tems Achievements

Talking of achievements, Tems greatest achievements in the music industry was when  her uplifting music “Know Your Worth” which also featured Nigerian superstar, Davido, and Disclosure and made it to Barack Obama’s playlist for summer 2020.

This was celebrated by fans and lovers of good music on social media and it’s an achievement she cherish till date.

Tems also won the Grammy Award in 2023. She was the first female Nigerian artist to win the award.


Tems Arrest in Uganda

Hardly will a celebrity scape through the entertainment industry without a controversy and Tems biggest controversy came when she was arrested in Uganda for defying the Covid-19 lockdown protocols in the country.

Tems was arrested on the 12th of December 2020 alongside fast-rising singer Omah Lay, just hours after they performed live in the country.

The beautiful screen diva was presented in court and this sparked reactions from Nigerians on and off social media.

Top personalities in all walks of life also made their intentions known by advocating for their release.

Tems during the arrest went on a hunger strike before she was eventually released on  December 15 with all charges dropped against her and Omah Lay.


Tems cannot be sideline when it comes to listing the beautiful personalities in the entertainment but she has not been spotted with any man.

Despite that many fans and top personalities have been gushing about her beauty on social media,

Tems has not given any hint about her relationship thus she’s currently single.

Is Tems pregnant for Wizkd

After the success of Wizkid’s collaboration with Tems, there were speculations that she was carrying his baby.

Tems also sparked rumours of the incident via a post shared on her timeline. However, both parties have kept mute.

Fans have concluded that Tems is not pregnant for Wizkid.

Tems Social Media

Just like.her colleagues in the industry, Tems has been able to grow a reputable fan base on all social media platforms.

Her official Instagram account @temsbaby has over 3.5M followers.

Tems Car

Top personalities in the entertainment industry have become popular for showing off their car but Tems has not been spotted doing that.

She has been keeping a low profile when it comes to showing off but it’s believe she has an expensive car in her garage.

Tems Net Worth (2023)

Tems Net Worth in Naira 2023

Having become one of the most sorts after talent in the entertainment industry, Tems has been making herself cool cash and her net worth is currently estimated to be around 5 million dollars, making her one of the richest artists.



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