Reckoned as one of the shining stars of the Nigerian music industry, Tekno Miles currently has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. Born Augustine Miles Kelechi, Tekno Miles who goes by any of these other aliases: Tekno, Alhaji Tekno, Golden Boy of Africa, and Slim Daddy enjoys a thriving music career and is famous for songs like Pana, Jogodo, Skeletun, and Suru. Fulfillment and satisfaction usually reward people’s passion in such enterprises as the music industry. But sometimes it offers more; it puts one in the spotlight, giving the artist unprecedented popularity with the attendant growth of fan base.
Whether an artist’s net worth, which is a pointer showing how good or not his music is and how successful his career is in the music industry, cannot be immediately ascertained; there could be a nexus. It is against this background that we intend to look at the net worth of Tekno Miles, to explore how famous he has become from the moment he made his debut in the industry and how much of the proceeds from his music have contributed to his net worth, and if he has an alternative source contributing to his wealth.
Tekno Miles Makes A Large Part of His Net Worth From Music
Since 2012 when he professionally made a debut, Tekno Miles has been in the music industry; he has pushed through challenges, made many sacrifices, and remained determined. Through these unrelenting efforts, Tekno Miles has gathered a net worth that today stands at $2.5 million. Although this is the popular net worth given by different sources, others claim he has a net worth ranging from 2 to 8 million dollars. Nevertheless, the singer has not given any official figure.
Unlike many artists in Nigeria who start slow, Tekno’s beginning in the industry was remarkable as he started earning a good income almost immediately after his career kicked off. One year after he arrived in the music scene, he attracted nominations at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards in the category of Best New Act. Although it is unknown how much he was worth at that time, he was obviously making good money from the career through music releases and shows, among other things.
Tekno Miles has at present churned out many hit singles and albums, which have contributed to record an appreciable success for him in the industry and to accord him the fame he is enjoying now. While it is easy to come up with a list of his songs, it isn’t easy to know how much he earned from his singles and albums. That notwithstanding, the proceeds from these songs and others, which he produced for other stars in the industry, form the most significant portion of his net worth.
Some Songs And Albums To Tekno Miles’ Credit
- Old Romance (Album, 2020)
- Enjoy (Remix ft. Mafikizolo) (2021)
- Designer (2020)
- Beh Beh feat. Masterkraft (2020)
- Kata (2020)
- Woman (2019)
- Body feat. Kizz Daniel (2019)
- Uptempo (2019)
- Skeletun (2019)
- Agege feat. Zlatan Ibile (2019)
- Your Luv (2018)
- Jogodo (2018)
- Choko (Stonebwoy, 2018)
- Yawa (2017)
- Be (2017)
- Samantha (2017)
- Go (2017)
- Green Light with DJ Cuppy (2017)
- Mama feat. Wizkid (2017)
- Only One (2017)
- Where (2016)
- Holiday (2016)
- Pana (2016)
- Rara (2016)
- Duro (2015)
- Maria (2015)
- Wash (2015)
- Dance (2014)
- Shoki feat. B-Red (2014)
- Go low (2014)
- Mess Zima (2014)
- Jonzing (2014)
- Anything (2014)
- Onye Ne Kwu featuring Ice Prince (2013)
Tekno Miles Has Many Awards and Nominations
The 30-year-old artist has never relented in combining his passion for music with efforts and determination. All these have never gone unnoticed and have earned him numerous well-deserved nominations and awards for his songs and videos. A list of his nominations and awards include:
- Best International Act of Africa, BET Award (2017).
- 4x nominee of the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards in the categories of African Video of the Year, Best African Male Video, Best West African Video, and Best Afro Pop Video (2016).
- 4x nominee of Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best Music Video of the Year, Afropop Artist of the Year, Hottest Single (2016), and Best New Act of the Year (2014).
- Best New Act, MTV Africa Music Awards (2016)
- Best Pop Extra Video, Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA, 2015).
Tekno Produced Davido’s ‘If’ and Many Other Notable Nigerian Songs
In the Music Industry, Tekno Miles demonstrates talent in other ways than singing. In addition to the songs he has to his name, Tekno Miles has other songs he produced for other stars. He has produced for such superstars as Davido and other big names on the continent. In a word, Tekno distinguishes himself not only as a singer but as a producer and songwriter.
Songs produced by Tekno Miles
- Show Victoria Kimani (2014)
- Feeling You Rima feat. Tekno (2014)
- Pray For You Lynxxx feat. Tekno (2015)
- Boss Ice Prince (2015)
- Last Station Stonebwoy feat. Tekno (2016)
- If Davido (2016)
- Catch you Flavour (2016)
- Silika Madee feat. Tekno (2017)
- Go Tekno (2017)
- Green Light DJ Cuppy feat. Tekno (2017)
- Jogodo (2018)
- Agege feat. Zlatan Ibile (2018)
- Won’t Be Late Swae Lee feat. Drake (2019)
Other Businesses And Investments of the Singer
Aside from being an artist, producer, and songwriter, it is not in the public domain if Tekno Miles has other businesses and investments, which adds to his net worth. However, besides what he does in the studio, he also makes a good amount of money from performances at concerts in Nigeria, Africa, and some states in the United States.
His take-home from his performances at these concerts usually runs even into millions. Furthermore, there is another side to Tekno Miles. He has talents for acting too. He starred in a movie, Super Star, produced by Tony Abulu.
Tekno Miles Also Makes Money Through Endorsement Deals
Considering their large following, many brands seek out celebrities, some of whom are artists, to make the face of their brands. While the faces of such celebrities on their products function to help sell their products, the celebrities, in turn, enjoy many benefits.
- MTN: Tekno Miles joins the list of prominent Nigerian artists that have served as brand ambassadors to the communication giants MTN. Checks reveal that in August 2015, he signed the contract with MTN valued at N18 million.
- Sony Music: In 2017, in a major endorsement deal, Tekno has been reported to have signed a contract with Sony Music worth the sum of $4 million.
- Pepsi: In 2017, he signed an endorsement deal with Pepsi Nigeria. Although the exact amount cannot readily be ascertained, speculators put it at several million in Naira.
- Ciroc: Also, for an undisclosed sum of money, Tekno Miles has signed an endorsement deal with the prominent international vodka brand, Ciroc.
An Inside Look Into Tekno Miles’ Luxurious Lifestyle
Tekno comes across as one celebrity who has good taste in cars. The proof for this is not just in the numerous luxurious cars he uses in his music videos but also in the kind of cars he owns. All speak in the sense of class, luxury, and flamboyance. Take a look at his cars collection below.
A Black Range Rover HSE
In 2017, Tekno Miles acquired a Range Rover HSE. This is one of the luxury cars you would find in his collection. The black-colored car has an elegant leather interior and features a 5.0L V8 engine rated for 500hp and 461 torque. Sources say this car usually serves his hangouts with friends. It is reported that the cost of the car is estimated at N32 million.
The Lamborghini Aventador ranks among the most expensive luxury cars in Tekno’s collection. The car is worth over N155 million. This car features a V12 engine, 700hp, a 7-speed automated transmission system, and a beautiful leather interior. Sources close to him say this is the most favorite car in Tekno’s collection. It might likely be his most treasured because, according to them, he rarely uses it.
Bentley Continental GT
Closely following the Lamborghini Aventador in cost is the Bentley Continental GT. It is valued at ₦75 million. This car came in a grey color but was later given a facelift to red. It features a 6.0L twin-turbocharged W12 engine, an output of 552hp, and torque of 650 lb-ft. He has often been sighted with this car at the different locations of his entertainment shows and music video shoots in Lagos.
Mercedes Benz S550 Coupe
You can also find a Mercedes S550 Coupe in Tekno Miles’ collection of cars. The car is a two-door luxurious car with a grey color exterior and is estimated at N42 million.
Mercedes Benz CLS 550
Tekno Miles added this car to his collection in 2016. The Mercedes Benz CLS 550 features a 4.7L bi-turbo V8 engine, 449 hp, 7-speed auto transmission system. This car is valued at N30 million.
Unlimited Rubicon Jeep Wrangler
In 2017, Tekno Miles added to the list of his cars an Unlimited Rubicon Jeep Wrangler. It is a 3.0L 4WD SUV that features a V6 engine, a 285hp, and 260 torques. It is a black-colored SUV estimated at N20 million. In an Instagram post, he conveys that he prefers this car for movement on the bad Lagos roads during the rainy seasons. Well, it serves that purpose.
2015 BMW X6
Valued at about N17 million, the 2015 BMW X6 is an exotic car with an 8-speed transmission system and can accelerate up to 0 to 60 mph in 4.7. It features a 4.4L twin-turbo V8 engine that gives out 445hp. The car originally came in black color. However, to suit the preferences, he had the car repainted with yellow color.
Tekno Miles Reportedly Has a Mansion in Lekki
If Tekno Miles has good taste inexpensive cars, he shows a proclivity for great style in the mansion. However, from the investigation, it seems he does not have as many houses as he does cars. In any case, the mansion known as his property is really a good sight. News of Tekno Miles acquiring a mansion at Lekki filtered in in 2017. While some put the value of the mansion at N50 million, others put it at N80 million. At any rate, the mansion is simply elegant. Ice Prince, one of the best Nigerian rappers in 2020, confirms how good the house was on Twitter.