Tony Tetuilla’s biography: Real name, age, wife, songs

Tony Tetuilla is a veteran Nigerian singer who reigned in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He is considered a colleague with the likes of Eedris AbdulkareemDaddy Showkey, Sound Sultan, Rugged Man, among others.

Tony Tetuilla was popular for his hit song My Car, which was one of the reigning songs of that era.

However, as new artistes begin to join the music industry, Tony Tetuilla and many musicians of his time have seen their fame reduced to nothing, with majority of the new generation fans not knowing who he is or his impact in the industry.

Recently, Tony Tetuila was in the news after he stated that many of the new generation stars are too proud to work with his likes.

Tony stressed that many Nigerian music stars are only focused on bragging about who is richer instead of supporting each other.

He also decried how many of the music veterans are forgotten once they are no longer in the limelight.

This article is focused on what you should know about Tony Tetuila, continue reading to see more.

Profile Summary

Full name Anthony Olanrewaju Awotoye
Stage name Tony Tetuila
Gender Male
Date of birth 1973
Age 48 years old in 2021
Nationality Nigerian
State of Origin Oro, Kwara state
Marital status Married
Profession Singer
Net worth $1 million

Tony Tetuila’s biography

His real name is Anthony Olanrewaju Awotoye, and he was born in the year 1973, but there are no details of the day and the month.

There are no details of who Tony Tetuila’s parents or siblings are; he is, however, a Nigerian by birth and celebrated his 48th birthday in 2021.


Tony Tetuila had his primary and secondary education in Kwara state, after which he proceeded to the Kwara state polytechnic.


Tony Tetuila was a member of the now-defunct music group known as The Remedies and included Eedris Abdulkareem and Eddy Montana).

However, due to unknown reasons, Tony Tetuila left the group and went on to become successful as a solo artist.

Tony is best known for his hit song My Car; he is also considered the first Nigerian artiste to ever drop a diss track titled Omode Meta, which means Three Children and it was directed towards his former colleagues in the Remedies Group.

The Kwara born singer was linked to politics in 2014 when he contested for political office in the House of Assembly of Kwara State under the All Progressives Congress party APC, but he lost and claimed he was denied the political post.

Tony Tetuila reportedly sued Nigerian international singer Wizkid to a tune of 30 million naira. He claimed Wizzy had violated his copyrights in a song with Ghanaian singer Tic Tac titled Fefe N’efe.

Personal Life

Tony Tetuila is married; however, there are no details of who his wife Is, but the reports claimed they had been married for more than 16 years, and their union is blessed with three children.