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


In this article, we will be discussing all you need to know about Nigerian Talented Artiste, Tems Baby ranging from her Biography, Net Worth, Music Career, Age, Profession, Genre, Record Label and many more.

Tems At A Glance

  • Full Name: Temilade Openiyi

  • Stage Name: Tems

  • Date of Birth: 23rd July 1996

  • Age: 25 years

  • State of Origin: Oyo State

  • Status: Single

  • Tribe: Yoruba

  • Nationality: Nigerian

  • Record Label: Nil

  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter and Producer

  • Genre: Alternative RnB

  • Net Worth: $300,000

Tems Biography and Early Life

Tems real name is Temilade Openiyi. She was born in Lagos State on the 23rd July 1996.

Tems hails from Oyo State. She’s currently 25 years old.

She lived in the United Kingdom while she was an infant. While she was Five (5) years old, she relocated back to Nigeria with her parents separated.

She had her early education in Ilupeju, and later attended Dowen College in Lekki, Lagos State when her mother permanently relocated to Ajah.

Tems went to South Africa for her tertiary education, where She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Tems Music Career

Tems started Singing while she was very young. She sings while her brother plays the guitar.

She attended a piano training class during her secondary school day.

Her music teacher discovered her talents in singing and encouraged her to pursue her dreams.

Tems was just 11 years old when she joined school’s choir. At times she would train with her music teacher because she feels her voice was too heavy and wrong.

Beyonce’s songs were great influence to Tems, which inspired her to make her own song.

Tems loved singing along to Destiny’s Child’s hit songs, “Soldier” and “Survivor”.

Tems decided to learn music production on YouTube, after she wasn’t impressed with the training she had during her university days. READ MORE

In 2018, she produced and released her first hit track titled “Mr Rebel” from her debut album, “Illumination”.

In 2019, she released another track titled “Try Me”, which garnered millions of streams across several music stores including YouTube.

Tems Awards and Nominations

Tems has gained both local and international recognition, but hasn’t won any local awards yet.

In 2019, Tems was nominated for the Headies’ Best Female Vocal Performance and Best Alte Song.

In 2020, she was nominated for the coveted Next Rated Award.

Ex-president of the United States, Barack Obama highlighted Tems and Wizkid’s collaboration, ‘Essence’, as one of his 30 favorite track list of the year 2020.

Recently, multiple award-winning American artist, Khalid featured Tems and Davido for the Afrobeat remix of single, “Know Your Worth”.

Popular Songs by Tems


Mr Rebel (2018)
Looku Looku (2019)
Try Me (2019)
Illumination EP (2018)

Come In
Old School
Plunge Down Cascades
Voice of Nature
Sound of the Underground
Ultra Happiness
For Broken Ears EP (2020)

These Days
Ice T
Free Mind
The Key

Essence with Wizkid (2020)
Know Your Worth with Khalid, Disclosure and Davido (2020)

Tems Net Worth

Tems current net worth is estimated at $300,000, which is equivalent to N120 million naira.

Tems Social Media Handle

You can follow Tems via her official social media accounts:

Instagram: @temsbaby

Twitter: @temsbaby

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