Teniola Apata better known by her stage name Teni is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, stage performer, recording artist, drummer and entertainer. She was born in Lagos State (South Western region of Nigeria) on December 12, 1992.
Teni is currently 27years old, she will turn 28years on 12 December, 2020.
The singer hails from Ilesa, a town in Osun State (South western part of Nigeria).
Teni is the younger sister to a popular Nigerian Music star “Niniola”.
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Teni is a talented and creative musician, she is currently one of the outstanding female musicians in Nigeria.
The singer attended Apata Memorial High School in Isolo, Lagos State, Nigeria where she obtained both her first school leaving certificate and O’level certificate. She then went to American Intercontinental University in the United States of America and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
Teni music career started in the year 2016 when she got signed by Magic Fingers Records that is owned by one of Nigeria’s A-list music producer and serial hit maker, Shizzi.
The singer came into limelight in the year 2017 after she released her hit single titled “Fargin”. The song was on top of so many Nigerian Music charts.
She later gain her well deserved fame in the year 2018 when she released the ever blazing song titled “Case”. The song became an household song as it was been played and enjoyed by many.
Teni is currently signed to Dr. Dolor Entertainment. She has worked with so many A-list artiste such as Phyno, Shizzi Davido, Skales, Falz, Don Jazzy, DJ Neptune, DJ Coublon, Mr Real and many more.
Teni is the originator of so many hit songs that we have been enjoying. She have released some hit Singles such as Power Rangers, Case, Fargin, SugerMummy, Super Woman, Billionaire, Uyo Meyo and so many others.
Awards And Nominations
Teni have been nominated for several awards both home and abroad, her good music have been given her various awards.
- She was nominated for the Headies award for Rookie of the year 2018.
- Her song Uyo Moye won the Headies award for best recording of the year 2019.
- She won the Nigerian Entertainment Award for most promising act to watch in the year 2018.
- Her song Case won the Headies award for best Pop single of the year 2019.
- She won the Headies award for Viewer’s Choice of the year 2019.
- Her song Uyo Moye won The Headies Award for Best Vocal Performance (Female) for the year 2019.
Teni is currently one of the richest female musician in Nigeria with an estimated net Worth of $800,000. She was able to earn such amount from the sales of her music and show bookings.