Tekno Net Worth by Forbes 2019
Tekno Net Worth – In the Nigerian music community Tekno is one of the famous and successful musicians you can count on. Tekno so much love music and entertainment and he was nurtured and brought to limelight by a seasoned comedian called Julius Agwu in an amazing events been held in Abuja in the year 2012.
Tekno is from Ivo Local Government Area, Ebonyi State. Tekno was born in Bauchi State into a family of 5 boys and 1 girl. He grew up in several parts of the country including Nassarawa, Kaduna and Abuja due to the fact that his father was a member of the Nigerian Army. At the age of 8, Tekno Miles was enrolled in a music school where he learnt and mastered the rudiments of playing the piano and guitar. He is the elder brother to “Starboy” label act Spotless.
Tekno is an amazing singer and his fans love him because he has good dancing skill just like Peter of Psquare. Although, Nigerian music lovers and fans used to liken him to Chris Brown because of his special break dance moves that is synonymous to Chris brown and his light skin colour that accentuated him Americana nature. So when you here people make mention of “Chris Brown of Nigeria”, know it is Tekno they are refering to.
However, the purpose of this article is to Reveal Tekno Net Worth to his fans all over the world who might be searching for it. But before we discuss Tekno Net worth, let us also look at his background, career and how he rose to fame.
Tekno is one the most famous Nigerian musician popularly known as Alhaji Tekno. Augustine Miles Kelechi Edgar is the real name of Alhaji Tekno, he is from Ivo local Governoment in Ebonyi state, Nigeria, Tekno was born on the 17th December in the year 1992 in Bauch State Nigeria.
This show that Tekno is from South Eastern region of the country (Nigeria) but he was born and brought in the Northern region of the Country because his father was a soldier, which makes his father a disciplinarian and as we would have it Tekno learned well and grew up well.
At his tender Age due to the way his parents move from place to place for settlement, which was also due to the transfer bound his father encountered as a force man.
Augustine Miles Kelechi Edgar grew up in several parts of the country such as Nassarawa, Kaduna, and Abuja because of the nature of his father’s work. At 8 years he was enrolled into a music school where he learned the rudiment of playing the piano and guitar.
Tekno made his way into Nigerian community when he drops his first single Titled “Holiday” which was released under the record label K-money entertainment with featured vocals from Davido “Holiday”which was positively accepted.
Tekno Early Career – How Tekno Miles Music Career Started
Alhaji Tekno was first signed under K-Money Entertainment. He released his first single titled “Holiday” under the imprint. With featured vocals from Davido, “Holiday” was positively accepted and gained massive airplay.
In the year 2012 in Abuja, Alhaji Tekno was spotted by renowned Nigerian comedian Julius Agwu at an event after Alhaji Tekno received a standing ovation following the performance of a song titled “Onye Ne Kwu”, his remix of Ice Prince’s “Oleku”. It was at the same event he met Iyanya and Ubi Franklyn, the manager of Made Men Music Group who he became friends with. Ubi and Iyanya eventually encouraged Alhaji Tekno to move to Lagos to further his music career.
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In October 5, 2013, he signed a recording contract with Made Men Music Group under which he released singles like “Dance” and “Anything” which won him a nomination in the “Best New act of the Year” category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
In the year 2015 June 18, Alhaji Tekno released his hit single titled “Duro” which was positively received both in Africa and in the US. A remix which featured Phyno and Flavour N’abania was released on 16, November 2015. “Duro” was produced by DJ Coublon. It topped several charts in Nigeria and on the international scene, it peaked at #5 on Capital XTRA’s “Afrobeats Chart: Top 10” for September 2015. On November 20, 2015, Alhaji Tekno released a single titled “Wash”. The song was produced by DJ Coublon with the video directed by AJE Film works.
Tekno Awards and Nominations
Alhaji Tekno is one the most popularly outstanding Nigerian music artist, songwriter, producer, and dancer had received various awards for his hit songs and videos, the awards are hereby stated below:
- MAMA Awards
- AFRIMMA Awards
- Three sound city MVP’s Awards
- MTVAfrica Music Awards
- Nigerian music video Awarda 2015
- Bet Awards 2017
- Wats Up Tv Africa music video Awards
- Two Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
In the year 2017, Alhaji Tekno signed a $4 million endorsement deal with SONY ENTERTAINMENT. Alhaji Tekno also signed a several multi-million Naira deal with since he into a limelight when he released a hit single tited “Duro” which gained a massive airplay. He is also among the MTN brand ambassadors, a lucrative deal that worth about N18million.
Tekno Net Worth
Due to his investment and endorsement deals, Alhaji Tekno worth is estimated to be $1.7 million, but am very sure that in the years to come he will worth more than this due his non-relenting spirit and love for music, he is also worth over three billion naira when you put Nigerian Currency currency into consideration.
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