Tems Biography

Tems Biography

Temilade Openiyi popularly known as Tems is a Singer, songwriter and record producer. Tems was born on June 11th 1995 in Lagos, Nigeria. Her father was a British and her mother is a Nigerian of Yoruba descent.

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Educational Background

Tems was raised in Lagos by her mother. She attended Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos where she obtained her SSCE. She proceeded to study economics in a university in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Tems learnt how to play piano at an early age after her talent was noticed by her teacher.

In 2018, Tems composed and released her first single “Mr Rebel”.

In 2019, Tems released a hit single “Try Me”. Try me became a popular hit track and was streamed over 2.8 million times on YouTube.

She released another single looku looku later in 2019.

Tems released her first EP titled “For Broken Ears” in 2020. For Broken Ears featured songs like

Ice T
Free Mind
The Key

In 2020, American Singer Khalid recruited her alongside Davido to feature in the Afrobeats remix of the song “Know Your Worth”.

Awards and Nominations

In 2019, Tems was nominated for the Best Vocal Performance (Female) and Best Alternative Song in the 2019 Headies Award. Throughout her career, Tems has received many accolades, including a Grammy Award, two NAACP Image Awards, two BET Awards and two Soul Train Music Awards.

Tems Arrest

In December 2020, Tems was arrested alongside Muyiwa Awoniyi and Omah Lay for performing in a packed concert in Uganda, East Africa.

The trio were charged to court for violating covid-19 rules in Uganda.

Instagram Handle

Tems Instagram handle is @temsbaby

Tems Net Worth

Tems Net Worth

Tems net worth is estimated to be $200,000

About the author


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