January 10, 2020

Teni Biography, Net Worth, Sister and Endorsement Deals

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Who wants to know about the sugar mummy of Lagos? If you love Teni then you probably would be searching for Teni biography and net worth. This young lady is really amazing both in singing and personality. She has proved to be an outstanding artiste in a matter of years and many love her for that. 

Contents of this post includes:
  • Teni Biography: Who is Teni?
  • Teni Educational Background 
  • Teni Age 
  • Teni Endorsement Deals 
  • Teni Net Worth 
  • Teni and Niniola 
  • List of Teni Songs 
  • Teni Social Media Accounts 
  • Teni Awards 

Teni Biography: Who is Teni?


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Teni performance during Afronation in Portugal / Instagram 

Teniola Apata is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and entertainer. She goes by the stage name Teni, Teni the entertainer or Teni Makanaki. She was born in Lagos State, Nigeria.


She is very skillful and creative and has been associated with many top musical acts like Phyno , Shizzi, Niniola, Spells, Zlatan Ibile, Naira Marley, Wizkid.

She is the younger sister of Nigerian beautiful singer, Niniola. She is from an education loving family and she started doing music at the early age of two. Teni started her music career officially in 2016. She released her debut single titled "Amen" after she got signed to Shizzi's record label, Magic Fingers. Shizzi is a popular Nigerian beat maker and record producer who has produced lots of hit tracks. 

She left Magic Fingers owned by Shizzi and signed with Dr Dolor Entertainment in 2017. She came into limelight after releasing "Fargin" which was on top charts. The song had powerful lyrics and was accepted by most people. 

Apart from her melodious voice, she is a powerful songwriter .She wrote Davido's hit single "Like Dat" which banged in radio plays and topped various charts. She sings mostly in Yoruba.

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2018 was the breakthrough year for her as she made more hits and gained massive recognitions. Her hit singles like "Askamaya, Case, Wait, Pray, Uyo Meyo" buzzed incessantly. "Uyo Meyo" was her biggest hit as the song topped most music charts and was played almost on every occasion. Sugar mummy is also another interesting single from the singer

Her hit single "Askamaya" got ranked 15th on MTV Base's Year-end list of the Top 20 Hottest Naija Tracks of 2018.

At the 2018 Headies Awards, Teni won the Rookie of the Year. She also won as Most Promising Act To Watch at 2018 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Teni won Best New Artist 2018 SoundCity MVP Awards Festival. 

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Teniola delivers energetic performance during Afronation Portugal / Instagram 

NotJustOk ranked her eight on their list of the 10 Hottest Artists in Nigeria. Premium Times included her among the "Six Nigerian Break Out Stars Sensations of 2018". She was also featured on YouTube music's Trending Artist on the Rise.

Teni got featured on King Perryy's "murder" in February 2019. The talented singer definitely served hot sauce on the track to everyone's satisfaction as the song was mixed and mastered by STG. later in March, Rexxie released "Foti Foyin" which featured Teni along with Zlatan and Naira Marley.

The same March 2019, 'Party Next Door' was  released by Teni. The song was a mixture of Afro Pop and Fuji pop. The track was produced by JaySynths beatz and was dropped on March 14, 2019 exactly. 'Sugar Mummy' was released in April by the talented singer. The hit song had collaborated production from Rexxie and Jay Synths.

The visuals for 'sugar mummy' was released on first week of May, 2019 featuring actress Eniola Badmus. The music video constituted comedy and was directed by Director K.

The following week King Perryy dropped visuals for 'murder' which featured teni. The video was shot in Lagos and directed by TG Omori.

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Teni was also on Skiibii's hit single "Datz How Star Do" along with Falz and DJ Neptune. The song was released on May 24, 2019 and these artistes made sure that the song was found very attractive.

Teni in June released 'Power Rangers' which was the second official single of 2019. The song was quickly accepted and received remarkable airplays. The video for the song was directed by Toka Mcbaror.

Ghanaian popular singer, Stonebwoy featured Teni on his single "Ololo" which he dropped in September 2019. The song was pure dance hall and reggae.

Billionaire Music Video 

"Billionaire" was among the hit tracks of ending 2019 released by Teni. The song was produced by Pheelz. She released the 'Billionaire EP' later which had songs like "Super Woman", "Nowo" off it. The music video for 'Billionaire' was really fantastic having portrayed the "Who wants to be a millionaire" show with the former host of the now defunct Nigerian version, frank Edoho. The visuals was directed by TG Omori.

Teni Educational Background
Teni had her secondary education at Apata Memorial High school. She proceeded to American Intercontinental University.

What is Teni Age?
Teniola Apata was born on 12th December 1992 in Lagos State. She is currently 27 years old and turns 28 on December 2020.

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Teni has multi-million endorsement deals with TomTom and Pepsi / instagram 

What are Teni Endorsement Deals?
Teni is the brand ambassador for TOMTOM. Her contract involves featuring in the TomToms brand and marketing campaigns. She also has an endorsement deal with giant beverage company, Pepsi and these endorsements are worth multi-millions.

What is Teni Net Worth?
The singer did very well in 2018 and 2019 having taken the industry by huge force and blending in perfectly. Teni net worth 2020 is estimated at $1 million bringing teni net worth in naira to N359 million. Teni is one of the richest female musicians in Nigeria at the moment.

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Teni and her sister Niniola are both strong names in the Nigerian entertainment industry / instagram 

Teni and Nionola
Teni is the younger sister to Niniola. Niniola Apata is a popular Nigerian singer. She was born and raised in Lagos the same with teni. The two sisters have really done well by inking their names in the entertainment industry. Their father is late Chief Simeon Olaosebikan Apata, an educationist who founded Apata Memorial Schools, Isolo in Lagos State.

The sisters share the same birth month. Teni is 27 years old while Niniola is already 32 Years Old. 

List of Teni songs 
  • Amen
  • Fargin 
  • Wait 
  • Pareke 
  • Lagos 
  • Askamaya 
  • Fake Jersey 
  • Shake Am 
  • Case 
  • Pray 
  • Uyo Meyo 
  • Sugar Mummy
  • Power Rangers 
  • Billionaire 
  • Super Woman 
  • Nowo
Teni Social Media Accounts 
Follow Teni on Instagram @tenientertainer
Follow Teni on Twitter @TeniEntertainer


Teni Awards
  • 2018 Headies - Rookie of the Year 
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards - Most Promising Act To Watch 
  • 2018 SoundCity MVP Awards Festival - Best New Artist 
  • 2019 Headies Award for Best Recording of the Year
  • 2019 Headies for Best Pop Single
  • 2019 Headies Award for Viewers Choice 
  • 2019 Headies for Best Vocal Performance (female)

Power Rangers Music Video 

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