Teniola (Teni) Apata Net worth, Biography, Husband, Age, Cars, Houses
Teni has become much loved by Nigerians and foreigners.
Teniola Apata gained fame since her hit single ‘Fargrin’. As Teni rises to global fame, more people are desiring to know about her. This article will help you know about Teni.
|Full Name||Teniola Apata|
|Date of birth||January 8, 1995|
|Place of birth||N/A|
|Parents||General S. O. Apata ( Father )|
|Siblings||Niniola ( Sister )|
|Age||27 years old|
|Boyfriend • Husband||N/A|
|Nick Names||Teni the Entertainer or Teni Makanaki|
|Label||Dr Dolor Entertainment|
|Occupation||singer • songwriter|
|Net Worth||$2.1 Million|
Who Is Teni?
Teniola Apata is popularly known as Teni. She is also commonly called Teni the Entertainer or Teni Makanaki. It seems music runs in her family because she is the sister to the popular solo artist Niniola, who participated in the sixth season of Project Fame West Africa in 2013.
Not only is Teni a singer, she is also a rapper, songwriter, guitarist and drummer. She usually holds drumsticks or a guitar in most of her videos.
Before she gained stardom, she used to drop entertaining freestyles on her Instagram page.
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Teniola’s mother is from Ondo State. Teniola lost her dad at a young age. He was a retired Nigerian Brigadier. Her father, General S. O. Apata, was assassinated in the presence of his family on January 8, 1995. One of his legacies is Apata Memorial High School, a military-style private boarding school in Lagos, Nigeria.
Teni Early Life And Education
Teniola was born on December 23, 1993. She started her journey into music at the early age of two. Having attended the Apata Memorial High School, Teni proceeded to obtain a degree in Business Administration from the American InterContinental University.
Although Teni would have done more in the music industry by now, her mom made her promise that she would complete her education first.
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, yours too will come.
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Having freestyled for years on her Instagram page, Teniola came into limelight after she dropped her song ‘Fargin’ in 2017. The track set the pace for her fame and landed her a record deal. From then on, Teni has released many amazing singles.
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 she released Fargin, she dropped a song titled Amen as her debut single while she was with Shizzi’s Magic Fingers Records. However, she left the record label in 2017 and joined Dr Dolor Entertainment.
Teni was featured on YouTube Music’s Trending Artist on the rise on February 20, 2019. Below is a list of some of Teniola’s hit songs:
May 2019: Sugar Mummy.
June 14, 2019: Power Rangers. This single made many Nigerians forget their sorrows.
11th October, 2019: Teni released her debut E.P ‘Billionaire’ which has of six tracks and with no guest appearance. The E.P was produced by Jaysynths Beatz and Pheelz.
April 2020: The singer released Quarantine Playlist. This song, as the name implies, was sung to describe how the coronavirus lockdown and quarantine affect Nigeria and the citizens. The song was sung by Teni alongside DJ Neptune.
MARCH 2021: The year was blessed with another debut release from the talented singer. She titled this album WONDALAND. Having put in so much effort in releasing this album, it gained recognition in various national and international geographical locations like London, New York, Orlando, Ondo, Lagos, etc.
She also featured Davido in some of the tracks. The album was produced by Pheelz, Damayo, Tempoe, P.Prime, Millamix, Krizbeatz, and Ozedikus. It was made available for purchase and online streaming on several music platforms, including Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify, Deezer, and Google Play.
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Teni Awards And Endorsement
Teni won the award for the Most Promising Act to Watch at the 2018 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and the Rookie of the Year at the 2018 Headies Awards. She also won Best New Artist at the 2018 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.
Teniola was listed on Premium Times’ list of the six Nigerian breakout stars, viral sensations of 2018.
Her song ‘Case’ was conferred Song of the Year by BET Awards. She also won the Best African Act award by MTV Europe Music Awards in 2019.
She signed an endorsement deal in March 2019 with TomTom, a confectionary brand produced by Cadbury Nigeria, and, according to PM News, another endorsement deal with Telecommunications Giant, Globacom Nigeria.
She also signed a deal with Wema Bank Nigeria as the brand ambassador of its alat_ng scheme on June 12, 2019. Budweiser beer as well endorsed the musician as one of its several celebrity ambassadors.
Teni Net Worth
Teni makes most of her wealth from the sales of songs, performance at shows, and endorsement deals. She is one of the richest Female Nigerian artists with an estimated net worth of $2.1 million.
Though Teniola seldom displays her expensive cars on social media, it is certain that she has good taste in cars. I mean have you seen Teni? In the video for her hit track, Billionaire, she showed off some exotic cars.
Some of the cars are Mercedes-Benz, G-Wagon, SUV, and a Rolls-Royce Wraith Grand Tourer Coupe. Although it is still not certain if she truly own a Rolls-Royce Wraith Grand Tourer Coupe.
Mercedes Benz G-Wagon Suv
There is a craze to own a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon that many celebrities have. The car actually speaks class and excellence and makes everyone who sees it desire to hop into it. The car costs between ₦70 million–₦155 million depending 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 is sold at about N135 million.
The Lagos-based artist announced her win on her Instagram page on March 12 2020. In her post she typed: 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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