Temilayo Abodunrin is her real name, but widely and fondly addressed as Temilayo. She is a popularly known Nigerian teenage Saxophonist and singer reputed for her ‘Duduke’ and ‘Jowo’ cover versions.
She is also a brand influencer.
She was born on November 19, 2009. Temilayo hails from Offa in Kwara State, Nigeria. She has two brothers who also play musical instruments.
Temilayo is currently doing her secondary education in Lagos. She also attended Parara Music School which nurtured and prepared her for the journey of music profession.
Temilayo Music Career
Temilayo kick-started playing saxophone at the young age of six and has performed at various shows and concerts across Nigeria.
She made her debut in the movie, “The Weight” written by Tope Alabi.
She was shot to limelight in the music industry after her brilliant cover version of ‘Duduke’ by Simi and ‘Jowo’ by Davido. The songs were huge success and earned her wide recognition and acceptance in the field of music.
Temilayo is indeed a talent who is doing amazingly well, playing saxophone and sharing the same stage with top famous Nigerian artists like Johnny Drille, Tope Alabi, Makayla Malaka, Wole Oni and many others.
In an interview with Nigeria Tribune, the young saxophonist revealed that she started off as a keyboardist before she became a saxophonist. She added that she attended a concert where she was invited to play the keyboard and met other kids like her playing the saxophone, which ultimately influenced her skills in saxophone and music career significantly.
She went back to the drawing board and eventually learnt how to play saxophone which today has brought her fame and opened more doors for her.
In 2020, Temilayo debuted her first official single titled AYO. She has worked with Grammy Award Nominee, Bankulli and award-winning music producer RotimiKeys and The Ooni of Ife Cameo-ed in the music video.
The young talented saxophonist, Temilayo has performed at various shows and concerts across the country. In 2019, Temilayo was invited to perform at Season 11 of the Channels International Kids Cup.
Temilayo’s growing fame as a saxophonist has continued to gain global recognition. On January 3, 2021, she was part of the Ogo Yoruba Awards (O.Y.A) 2020.
Her Personal Life
Temilayo is currently a secondary school student, doing very well as a saxophonist and entertaining the world. She is indeed a talent to watch as her fame has continued to receive more and more global recognition and doing her family and the entire country proud. She is a source of inspiration to the younger generation.
Temilayo’s Net Worth
Temilayo is a teenage saxophonist who has become a force to reckon with in the entertainment industry with an estimated net worth of about $50,000 dollars.
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