Tems Biography, Age, Songs, Net Worth, and Music Career

Tems Net Worth, Biography and Music Career (2021)

Tems is undoubtedly one of the biggest artists in the music industry but her rise to stardom remains a mystery to some fans.

Some fans keep wondering what is her net worth but worry no more as this article will shed light on all the mysteries behind her success in the entertainment industry.


Who is Tems?

Tems whose real name is Temilade Openiyi was born on 11th June 1995, in Lagos. The talented singer and songwriter began singing at a tender age, famously known for her role in a church choir.

Tems Net worth, Biography and Music Career (2021)

How old is Tems?

Tems might have become one of the most sorts after talents in the music industry but surprisingly, she’s one of the youngest artists in the industry. Tems is currently 26 years old.

Family Background

Though much has not been revealed about her family, she has not hidden the identity of her parents. Her father was a British citizen while her mother is a Nigerian with a Yoruba accent. Her parents separated when she was just five, a move that her mother raised her alone.


She 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 with flying colours.

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, she adored top artists in the music world with her favourite artist being Beyoncé while her favourite song was ‘Soldier’ by Destiny child ft Lil Wayne.

Tems Net Worth, Biography and Music Career (2021)

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 get the attention she would have hoped for, her consistency and determination saw her release her first recognized single, “Mr Rebel”.

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

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

Name Tems
Net Worth 2022 $1 Million
Age 26
Annual Salary $100,000
Profession Singer-Songwriter
Gender Female
Zodiac Sign Gemini

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 among the track in her latest EP, ‎For Broken Ears, which was released on 25th September 2020.

Tems Record Label

she is currently signed to Reset Industries record label and HUMAN MUSIC label.

Tems Songs

Though she is yet to spend five years at the top of the peak, she can boast of many hit songs and collaborations 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
Diss for Lil’ProkS
Ultra Happiness
Ghost Detain
Love Me Down
Twisted Tilde
Tales By Moonlight
Time Swap
Good Time
These Days
Too Bad
Know your Worth – DJ Khalid ft Davido, Disclosure.


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


Tems Arrest in Uganda

Her biggest controversy in the entertainment industry was when she was arrested in Uganda for defying the Covid-19 lockdown protocols in the country. The arrest came on the 12th of December 2020 as she was arrested alongside fast-rising singer Omah Lay.

Tems was presented in court and this raised eyebrows on social media with top celebrities calling for her release. She was eventually released on  December 15 with all charges dropped.


Temilade Openiyi is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful personalities in the music industry but she has not been spotted with any man. She has not given any hint about her relationship thus she’s currently single.

Social Media

Over the last two years, she has been able to grow a reputable fan base on social media with her official Instagram account boasting 708,000 followers.

Tems Net Worth 

Having become one of the most sorts after talents in the entertainment industry, Tems is currently one of the richest female musicians in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars.

People Also Ask FAQs

What is the age of Tems?

Temilade Openiyi was born on June 11, 1995, in Lagos, Nigeria, she is 26 years old.

How much does Tems make?

Tems’s yearly income is estimated at $100,000 dollars

How much does the Tems have?

Tems is currently one of the richest female musicians in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars.

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