Tinie Tempah Biography

Published On Jan 14, 2016
Facts of Tinie Tempah
Date of Birth: 1988 , November-17
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
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Though Tinie is one of the emerging rap talents, he has been keeping his personal profile low and secret. There is no any information related to his love affairs and married life. He also does not have any loving spouse.

At the age of 12, Tinie parents settled at Plumstead and there he joined St. Paul's Catholic School. He then joined St. Francis Xavier Sixth Form College where he took his A Levels. There he majored in media studies, psychology, and religious studies. He dreamed to be a rapper since he was child. In 2005, he joined Aftershock Hooligans where he recorded 100s of songs. That year he released his debut mix tape, Chapter 1: Verse 22 with Aftershock Records. Finally on 1st of October 2010, he released his debut studio album, Disc-Overy and his second album, Demonstration was released at the end of 2013. The actual figure about his salary and net worth is unknown.

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Born in Plumstead, London, England

November 7 , 1988

Black and handsome, Tinie was born as Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu in Plumstead, London, England, United Kingdom to Igbo parents from Nigeria. He is English and is of Nigerian descent. He is five feet and eight inches tall. 

Joined St Paul's Catholic School

2001

At the age of 12, Tinie parents settled at Plumstead and there he joined St. Paul's Catholic School. He then joined St. Francis Xavier Sixth Form College where he took his A Levels. There he majored in media studies, psychology, and religious studies.

Joined Aftershock Hooligans

2005

 He dreamed to be a rapper since he was child. In 2005, he joined Aftershock Hooligans where he recorded 100s of songs. That year he released his debut mix tape, Chapter 1: Verse 22 with Aftershock Records. He also collaborated with several other artists.

Released his debut single, Pass Out

November 17 , 2009

After working with several musical artists and releasing various mix tapes, he began working on his debut single and finally on 17th of November 2009, he released his debut single, Pass Out. He also won BRIT Awards from this single.

Released his debut album, Disc-Overy

October 1 , 2010

After having back to back to successful singles, he released his debut studio album, Disc-Overy on 1st of October 2010. His second album, Demonstration was released at the end of 2013. Both of these albums were commercially successful.

Went on a musical tour with Rihanna

2010

Besides his solo career, he has also collaborated with several musical artists. In 2010, he went on a musical tour with singer and songwriter, Rihanna. The name of the tour was Last Girl on Earth Tour and it was held in United Kingdom.

Won MOBO Awards

2010

In 2010, he got his first nomination in MOBO Awards. Actually he was nominated in this award from four different nominations Best Song, Best UK Act, Best Video and Best Newcomer. He was honored with two of his later nominations.

Won Urban Music Awards

2010

Urban Music Awards is also one of the prestigious musical awards and he has also been honored with this award once. He won this award for the first time in 2010 and that was for Best Newcomer.

Won BET Awards

2011

BET Awards is the annual musical award and it is mainly awarded by the Black Entertainment Television network to African American celebrities. He got his first nomination in this award in 2011 and claimed this award twice that year.

Won Nigeria Entertainment Awards

2012

Till now, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won several of them. In 2012, he got his one and only nomination in Nigeria Entertainment Awards and he was also honored with this award that year for Best International Artist.