Tellaman Biography: Age, Real Name, Girlfriend, Songs & Net Worth


Tellaman (born 14 April 1991) whose real name is Thelumusa Samuel Owen is a self-taught and well-recognized South African musician, songwriter, and producer.

His hit single “Drinks And Music ft. Okmalumkoolkat” put him on the map and was featured on the “Soul Candi Sessions 15” album.

In February 2019, he was announced as Apple Music’s first Pan-African Artist Spotlight.

Tellaman biography

Tellaman Age

Thelumusa was born on April 14, 1991, in Durban, South Africa. He is 33 years old as of 2024 and celebrates his birthday on April 14th every year.

Tellaman Early Life

Tellaman grew up in a musical background. His interest in music was sparked by his mother who made him sing in the youth choir at church.

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He began writing and recording his own music in 2006 when he was fifteen years old. He makes his music organic by drawing inspiration from everything around him.

Tellaman Girlfriend

It is believed that he was in a relationship with Isithembiso actress Nandi Mbatha.


He was signed and featured in Soul Candi Record’s compilation album titled Sould Candi Sessions 15, alongside MoFlava, Lulo Café, Cueber and Hareal Salko.

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Tellaman’s disc, titled Ntsikelelo, included hit singles “Drinks and Music” featuring Okmalumkoolkat and “Intoxicated” featuring Lastee.

The album sales passed Gold status and it was nominated for the Best Compilation Award at the 2015 Metro FM Awards. In June 2016 his EP Mind Vs Heart was released, followed by another EP titled Lucid Dreams which was released in February 2017.

On 1 February 2019, he released his fourth album God Decides, followed by lead single “whipped” featuring Nasty C and Shekhinah.


  • Soul Candi Sessions 15 (2014)
  • Mind vs Heart (2016)
  • Lucid Dream (2017)
  • God Decides (2019)


Mind vs Heart Tracklist

  • Do Better
  • I Got You
  • Hooked On You
  • Madiba Dance
  • Silence
  • True
  • About You
  • Wena
  • Feel the Love
  • Yours
  • Want It All Back
  • Fall

Lucid Dream Tracklist

  • Same For You
  • No Excuse
  • Dandy
  • Wena
  • Hubbly & Bubbly
  • I’m Gone
  • Here
  • Devotion
  • Come Over
  • Let Me Tell It
  • Time for That

God Decides Tracklist

  • Head Over Heels – Skit
  • Are You With It
  • No Sharing (The Distance)
  • Whipped
  • World War iii – Skit
  • Extra
  • Calm Down
  • Contemplating
  • The Fall Out – Skit
  • Crew Lit
  • Petty
  • If I Had A Type
  • Hit Me Up +27737088688
  • Rainbow Hoes
  • Spilt Milk – Skit
  • Own Up
  • Cross My Heart
  • Note To Self (UDi)
  • Perfect Ain’t Coming But We’ll Be Alright
  • Practice

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