Cecilia Wairimu who has come to be popularly known as Amani is a Kenyan singer who has
gained fame over time thanks to her sensational voice that has always told love stories through
her songs. Here is her biography, net worth, education, relationship, age and music updates.
In case you have been wondering what her life has been like before and after she became
famous, here is her biographies to take you through the pages of her life;
Amani Biography and Age
Born on 28th November 1980 in Thika, Kiambu Kenya. She was named Cecilia Wairimu. However, once she joined the music scene, she adopted a stage name Amani which can be loosely translated into peace in English.
For primary level education, she attended King Hill School where she sat her KCPE which
qualified her to join secondary level education that she studied at Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls High School.
Shortly after signing up to join the Ogopa studios, Amani enrolled into United States international university back in 2000 where she studied International Business and later graduated.
Her music career started back in the early 2000s when she released her ”Move on” single that right away captured media attention. She quickly backed up it's success with other marvelous songs which include “Tahidi” and “Papii” in 2001.
Right after in 2002, she produced the “Ninanoki” collaboration with Nameless which opened
way for songs such as ”Talk to you” featuring Patonee and Big Pin, “Bad Boy” with Nyashinski,
Usiwe Mbali with AY among many other songs.
The turning point in her music career was in 2006 during her debut album Tamani during which
she toured countries such as United States, Norway, Germany, United Kingdom, Namibia,
Tanzania and Uganda.
At this time, he also got the opportunity to perform in other African countries which would
include countries like Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Djibouti and also Dubai outside of Africa.
Her career then only kept getting better subsequently as she worked alongside some of the
world’s most celebrated stars such as R. Kelly, 2 Baba and even the fallen Ugandan star,
Currently, she has been appointed to the position of ambassador for Airtel Kenya.
In 2017, Amani tied the knot in a secret ceremony with Nigerian lover Chinasa Udeala. Thanks
to Amani’s age, the couple struggled to bare a child even going through the pain of a
discourage in 2019.
Fortunately, the story changed in 2020 when God blessed them with their first child leaving the couple extreme happy. After her marriage to her love, Amani in 2018 embraced Christianity as she released songs such as ‘My God’ and ‘Upendo.’ The move urshered her into Christianity but also left many stunned by her sudden decision.
Amani Net Worth
As of 2021, her ever growing financial status was estimated to stand at $2m after a total estimation of her assets and possessions were made as well as her liquid assets.