Tekno Miles Biography, Net Worth, Profile & Age
BIRTH NAME: Augustine Miles Kelechi
STYLE RATING: 5.4%
DISPLAY NAME: Tekno Miles
NET WORTH: $2.5 Million Dollars
Tekno Miles was born in Bauchi State, Nigeria, on the 17th of December, 1992, as Augustine Miles Kelechi. He’s a native of Ebonyi State, Nigeria and was raised in several cities across Nigeria due to the nature of his father’s job.
His father was a member of the Nigerian military, and was easily transferred from one State to another. Tekno was born into a family with a female sibling, and four male siblings. When he turned 8 years of age, he was enrolled into a music school where he was taught music and to play musical instruments including the piano and guitar.
Due to his vocal abilities and dancing techniques, Tekno has multiple times been referred to as the Nigerian Chris Brown. Tekno Miles is also paid handsomely in millions of naira per show and he frequently gets booked to perform at concerts in African and American States. Fans crave to see and hear him perform live.
Tekno Miles started as a recording artiste signed under the K-Money Entertainment. Under the music label, he released his debut single titled Holiday. The song was released with featured vocals from top Nigerian singer Davido, and it was a huge success for Tekno Miles.
Although the song didn’t skyrocket his musical career by once, it gave him presence and attention. It also earned him thousands of fans in the country as Davido was a booming artiste at that time. So, a feature from one of the reigning artistes definitely meant a lot.
Holiday by Tekno Miles was massively aired and accepted. It was a big start for the singer. In 2012, after performing his remix of Ice Prince’s Oleku (his remix titled Onye Ne Kwu), and receiving a standing ovation by the audience, he was noticed by top Nigerian comedian Julius Agwu.
There at the event in Abuja, Tekno Miles had preformed wonderfully, and he got a standing ovation at the end of his performance. The song he performed, Onye Ne Kwu, was a remix of Oleku – a hit single by Nigerian rapper and singer Ice Prince Zamani. At the same event, he got introduced to the founder and CEO of Triple MG label, Ubi Franklin.
He also got to meet award winning Nigerian musician Iyanya (who was getting reading to explode the following year 2013) at the same event. Eventually, he became friends with Iyanya and Ubi Franklin (the founder of Made Men Music Group, shortly called Triple MG).
Ubi Franklin and Iyanya took interest in Tekno Miles’ musical career and encouraged him to come over to Lagos where his musical career was guaranteed to soar. He took heed to their advice, and relocated from Abuja to Lagos State in search of a better environment to breed his musical career.
On the 5th of October, 2013, Tekno signed a music deal with Ubi Franklin’s Made Men Music Group. Under the label, he released singles titled Dance, and Anything. The singles got him a music award nomination in the Best New act of the Year category at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards hosted in 2014.
On the 18th of June, 2015, Tekno Miles released an hit single titled DURO. The song shit his musical career to limelight and it was massively accepted in Africa and the United States.
DURO, produced by Nigerian fine DJ Coublon, remains one of Tekno Miles’ biggest hit singles as it drove him millions of followers on social media, and opened doors for show bookings and endorsement offers. On the 16th of November, 2015, he released a remix of the song.
The remix of DURO by Tekno featured vocals from Nigerian indigenous rapper Phyno Fino, and from modern highlife music artiste Flavour N’abania. The single debuted #5 on Capital XTRA’s September 2015 Afrobeats Chart: Top 10, and topped several charts locally and internationally.
On the 20th of November, 2015, Tekno Miles released another hit single titled WASH. Also produced by DJ Coublon, the single was a huge success like DURO. The music video was shot and directed by AJE Filmworks. Tekno Miles has released other hit singles including Pana, Diana, Tender, and has collaborated with several music artistes including Wizkid, Runtown, and Reekado Banks.
Tekno Miles father is a military personality, and his mother is a businesswoman. That said, there’s only a photo of Tekno Miles and his mother on the internet, just one photo. In May 2018, Tekno Miles and his lover Lola Rae ushered in their first child named Skye.
Lola Rae is a popular and beautiful Nigerian-born singer, songwriter, and dancer of Ghanaian and British descent. She’s known to have worked with the likes of Davido, and has released other singles of hers.
Tekno Miles has 5 siblings, and best known is his younger brother Augustine Uche, famed as Spotless. Tekno has been given nicknames over the years, some of which include Slim Daddy, Golden Boy of Africa, and Alhaji Tekno.
The Nigerian singer and songwriter also has acting talents as he starred in a movie produced by Tony Abulu, titled Super Star. He’s a dancer, and a good one at that. I mean, this isn’t something every Nigerian musician knows how to do well, certainly not Wizkid.
Tekno Miles moves are a similitude of popular American singer and dancer Chris Brown (the Ex boyfriend of pretty Rihanna whose career was heavily affected by his negative attitude towards her). According to very close sources, Tekno Miles is a big fan of Nigerian actor Hanks Anuku, and he’s currently at the top of his musical career.
Issues with an Ebony Model
In March 2018, an IG user and model called out Tekno Miles for refusing to place her as the lead model in his music video for his song titled Your Luv. Reason being that he didn’t like her skin colour, and he made it clear that she was too dark in complexion to take the part as a lead model for his music video.
Tekno Miles has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million dollars. According to reports and facts, this amazing musician has acquired such expensive vehicles summing up to be over N75 million naira. His SUVs include a N17.6 million naira Acura MDX, a BMW X6 worth about N24 million naira, and a Mercedes Benz CLS 550 which is worth about N30 million naira.
It was also reported that Tekno Miles signed an endorsement deal with South Africa owned mobile telecommunications network, MTN Nigeria, which was a deal done for about N18 million naira. Tekno Miles net worth soared really high in 2016, it was more like his hit year as he got the attention of Sony Music/RCA and was signed as an international act by Sony Music.
The music contract with Sony was reported to be worth $4 million dollars, making him one of the highest paid Nigerian music acts signed to the world-class music company. All of Tekno Miles’ songs happen to become hit songs now, especially after he dropped hits like “Pana”, “Duro”, “Rara” and other hit songs in the past.
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