Have you heard the hit? ‘I wanna be a billionaire’
Nigerians have fallen in love with the award-winning singer; TENIOLA Apata since her hit single ‘Fargrin’. By the way, if you are not a Nigerian, you might want to consider listening to either Case, Billionaire, or many other songs of this superb artist.
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As TENIOLA continues to rise in Nigeria’s music industry, more people are becoming interested in knowing more about this talented artist who never fails to stimulate them to put on their dancing shoes. There is so much to know about Teniola, you will find out as you enjoy this article!
Teniola (Teni) Apata Net worth, Cars Houses, And Biography in 2021
|Real name||Teniola Apata|
|Date of birth||23 December 1992|
|Country of Origin||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Source of Wealth||Endorsement and Music|
|Record label||Dr Dolor Entertainment|
|Net worth||$2.1 million|
Who Is Teni?
Teniola Apata is popularly known as Teni which is her stage name. She is also graciously called Teni the entertainer or Teni Makanaki. Music seems to run in her family bloodline, as she is the sister to popular solo artist Niniola, who participated in the 6th season of Project Fame West Africa held in 2013. Teniola is not only a singer, she is also a rapper, drummer and songwriter.
In most of her videos, you are likely to see Teni holding the drumsticks or fiddling with a guitar. Before she became widely known by Nigerian, Teni has always been building her career in music. Her personal social media page on Instagram was her platform where she regularly releases various entertaining freestyles.
Teni Early Life And Education
Teniola’s mother hails from Ondo. She lost her dad, who is a retired Nigerian Brigadier to the cold hands of death at a young age. Teni’s father, General S. O. Apata, was assassinated in front of his family on January 8, 1995. Such a tragic experience! One of his legacies is Apata Memorial High School, a military-style private boarding school in Lagos, Nigeria.
Teniola, who was born on December 23, 1993, started her foray into music at the early age of two. Little wonder, she is the star she is today. Having attended the Apata Memorial High School, Teni proceeded to get a degree in Business Administration from the American InterContinental University. While Teni would have started doing more in the music industry at a much younger age, she was restrained by her mother who made her promise to complete her education. On the day of her graduation, having endured much to complete her studies, Teni got the inspiration to write one of her songs ‘Uyo Meyo’ meaning ‘when others win and you celebrate with them, your own too will come.’
Having freestyled for years on her Instagram page, Teniola came into the limelight with the release of her songs ‘Fargin’ in 2017. The track resulted in Teni going viral and landing herself a record deal. Ever since then, Teni has released various hit singles that keep Nigerians serenading to her songs. Her other breakthrough singles include “Askamaya”, “Case” and “Uyo Meyo”. Askamaya” was ranked 15th on MTV Base’s year-end list of the Top 20 Hottest Naija Tracks of 2018. Before Fargin, she released Amen as her debut single while she was with Shizzi’s Magic Fingers Records. In 2017, she left the record label and joined Dr Dolor Entertainment.
Teni Songs 2021
Teni was featured on YouTube Music’s Trending Artist on the Rise on 20th February 2019. Below is a list of Teniola’s hit songs:
- May, 2019: She released the video for “Sugar Mummy”.
- June 14, 2019: She released “Power Rangers”, the hit single which has sent many Nigerians grooving.
- 11th October, 2019: Teni released her debut E.P ‘Billionaire’ which composed of six (6) tracks and with no guest appearance. The E.P was produced by Jaysynths Beatz and Pheelz.
- April 2020: Teni released Quarantine Playlist. This song was to showcase how the lockdown and Quarantine due to CoronaVirus was taking it’s toll on her and Nigerian. She didn’t do this song alone, she had the likes of Nigerian Disk Jockey, DJ Neptune work with her.
- MARCH 2021: This year has been graced with another debut release from the talented singer. She titled this album WONDALAND which she released in March. So much hard work has gone into releasing this album as it was crafted in various countries and cities like London, New York, Orlando, Ondo, Lagos and Abuja. In addition, she featured Davido in some of the tracks. Its production was handled by Pheelz, Damayo, Tempoe, P.Prime, Millamix, Krizbeatz, and Ozedikus and was made available for purchase and online streaming on several music platforms, including Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify, Deezer, and Google Play.
Teni Awards And Endorsement
Teni won Rookie of the Year at the 2018 Headies Awards, and the Most Promising Act to Watch at the 2018 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. She also won Best New Artist at the 2018 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival. She was listed on Premium Times’ list of the Six Nigerian breakout stars, viral sensations of 2018. Her song ‘Case’ was awarded Song of the Year by BET Awards. She won the Best African Act award by MTV Europe Music Awards in 2019.
In March, 2019, she signed an endorsement deal with TomTom, a confectionary brand produced by Cadbury Nigeria. PM News also reported that Teni had signed an endorsement deal with Telecommunications Giant, Globacom Nigeria. In addition, on July 12, 2019, she penned a deal with Wema Bank Nigeria as the brand ambassador of its alat_ng scheme. Also, Budweiser beer endorsed the musician as one of its several celebrity ambassadors.
Teni Net Worth
Teni has made most of her wealth from song sales, shows, and endorsement deals. She is currently one of the richest Female Nigerian artists with an estimated net worth of $2.1 million.
Though TENIOLA rarely shows off her expensive rides on social media pages, however, we are quite sure she has a high taste in cars. Her hit track ‘billionaire’ showcases exotic cars loved by Teni. She shows off the coveted Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon SUV and a Rolls-Royce Wraith Grand Tourer Coupe. but based on our team research we believe she has Lexus LX 570 and Mercedes Benz G-Wagon Suv only, she doesn’t own Rolls-Royce Wraith Grand Tourer Coupe.
Mercedes Benz G-Wagon Suv
Many Nigerian pop stars are desirous to own a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon. The car speaks of class and excellence. Everything about the car will make you want to hop behind the wheels and have a good time in this car. If you have a heavy pocket, this beloved car costs between ₦70 million – ₦155 million depend on the year and trims.
Lexus LX 570
The Lexus LX 570 comes with standard 20-inch wheels, a 4-wheel electro-hydraulic suspension that has an updated 6-setting AHC system capable of raising the SUV by 76mm (3in) as well as lower it when necessary by 51mm (2in) from the usual ride height. A brand new of Lexus LX 570 goes for about N135M.
The Lagos-based artist took to her Instagram page on Thursday, 12th March 2020 to celebrate her latest win. She acquired an expensive house to which she said ‘Latest Landlord/ Landlady in town. Thanks to my good friend @joetoniruest for being the best real estate guy! Making my life easy!’
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