Augustine Miles Kelechi better known as Tekno is one of the top 5 most popular singers in the Nigerian music industry and has released multiple songs. his also known for his stage moniker Alhaji Tekno. The vocalist started his music career back in 2012 and rapidly gained the interest of a number of record labels.
He has worked with a variety of labels, including Kmoney Entertainment, Made Men Music Group, and Island Universal Cartel. Tekno rose to prominence after releasing his first single Holiday in 2012 under the label Kmoney Entertainment.
Since then he dropped numerous hit tracks and collaborated with many high-profile artists such as Davido, Ice Prince, Drake, Zlatan Ibile, and many more. So today we are going to discuss his net worth, salary, income sources, career, biography, and much more.
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Tekno Miles, also known as Tekno, (born December 17, 1992) as Augustine Miles Kelechi, in Bauchi State, Nigeria, but grew up in Ivo Local Government Area, Ebonyi State. Miles Kelechi was one of six children, including five brothers and a sister. his father used to serve in the Nigerian Army, and as a result of his father’s employment, he traveled all over the country, particularly in Northern Nigerian states like Nasarawa, Kaduna, and Abuja.
Moving on to his education, for his secondary studies he attended Heritage School, Kaduna, and then enrolled in middle school at the age of 8. While attending middle school he started learning how to play piano and guitar.
Tekno’s music career began in 2012 when he was discovered by popular Nigerian comedian Julius Agwu after Tekno played the song named, Onye Ne Kwu, his remix of Ice Prince’s Oleku, and garnered a standing ovation.
After meeting them on that show, he became good friends with Made Men Music Group‘s manager Iyanya and Ubi Franklyn. Ubi and Iyanya were the ones that persuaded him to relocate to Lagos and pursue a full-time music career.
Miles signed a deal with K-Money Entertainment, and in 2013, he released his first single, Holiday, which included Davido’s locals. The song became a smash after garnering excellent reviews and receiving extensive radio and television exposure.
Furthermore, his song “Holiday” caught the eye of Made Men Music Group (MMMG), a Nigerian musical label with whom he inked a deal on October 5, 2013. Tekno released two songs, Dance and Anything, after securing a major deal, earning him a nomination for Best New Act of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
In July 2015, Tekno Miles dropped the hit single “Duro” which gained him a lot of recognition. Later in November of that year, the remix version of the song Duro featuring Phyno and Flavour N’abania was released.
The song went viral and reached the top of the various charts including Nigeria as well as reached number five on Capital XTRA’s “Afrobeats Chart: Top 10” for September 2015. At the end of 2015, Tekno dropped another single Wash which was produced by DJ Coublon.
Tekno was named one of the top 10 hip-hop and R&B artists to watch in the United States by Billboard in 2017. Tekno was featured on DJ Cuppy’s debut single, Green Light, which was released on October 13, 2017. Tekno was then approached by Ciara, a prominent American artist, to appear in her single Freak Me the next year.
It was announced in August of 2019 that Tekno would be one of the producers of Swae Lee’s single “Won’t Be Late” featuring rapper Drake. In 2019 he was also featured on Beyonce’s single, “Don’t Jealous Me” which was released from her soundtrack album, The Lion King: The Gift.
It was in June 2018 when Tekno signed a distribution contract with Universal Music Group Nigeria, a division of Universal Music Group in charge of West Africa, and the Island Records. Tekno dropped his 3rd single titled, Sudden of the year 2020 just after the COVID-19 had hit the country.
Tekno Miles released various songs throughout his career which include, Holiday, Onye Ne Kwu, Dance, Shoki, Go Low, Mess, Zima, Jonzing, Anything, Duro, Maria, Wash, Where, Pana, Rara, Yawa, Be, Samantha, Go, Mama, Only, Your Love, Jogodo, Choko, Body, Woman, Don’t jealous me, Freak Me, and Uptempo.
Tekno Miles has won numerous awards, including Best Pop Extra Video at the 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards in 2015, African Video Of The Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards in 2016, and Best International Act Africa at the BET Awards in 2017.
Tekno was also nominated for several awards, including the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best New Act of the Year, the 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Music Video of the Year, the 2017 BET Award for Best International Act Africa, and the 2017 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Single of the Year.
The musician Tekno has various fancy cars in his garage including, The Lamborghini Aventador which costs over N155 million naira.
He possesses a lot of cars such as the Bentley Continental GT Convertible, Mercedes Benz S550 Coupe, Mercedes Benz CLS 550, Unlimited Rubicon Jeep Wrangler, BMX X6, A Black Range Rover HSE, and various others.
Personal Life, Relationship, Wife, and Marriage
Tekno Miles started dating Nigerian singer and dancer Rachel Akosua Garton well known for her celebrated name Lola Rae. The two got married and were blessed with their first child together, a daughter named Skye Yaa Amaka Kelechi who was born in May 2018.
Augustine Miles Kelechi better known as Tekno is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, producer, performer, and dancer who has a net worth of $6 million as of 2022. He is one of the most popular singers in the country who established himself as one of the top 5 vocalists in the Nigerian music industry.
The majority of his revenue he receives is through hit music, collaborations with other artists, and live events. Miles Kelechi is getting a significant chunk of money from his YouTube channel which he began back in 2020 and now he has more than 2 million subscribers.
The music video of his song titled, Pana garnered almost 180 million views on YouTube. His source of revenue also comes from the brands, he is endorsing several brands such as Pepsi Nigeria, an international vodka brand named Ciroc, and many more. Miles Kelechi’s annual salary is roughly $1 million and his net worth of increasing every year.
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What is the net worth of Tekno musician?
Augustine Miles Kelechi better known as Tekno is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, producer, performer, and dancer who has a net worth of $6 million as of 2022.
How much money does Tekno make?
Tekno’s per year income is 1 million dollars.
What is the age of Tekno?
Tekno (Singer) was born Augustine Miles Kelechi on the 17th of December 1992, in Bauchi State, he is 29 years old.