Ami Faku Biography: Songs, Age, Net Worth, Boyfriend, Album, Family, Parents, Real Name, Child, Married, Child, Wiki

May 6, 2023 0 Posted By Princess Tshegofatso


Amandi Faku (born 28 May 1993) is the professional name of South African musician, singer, and songwriter, Ami Faku.

The fast-rising artist is creating waves in the South African music scene with her Afro-soul sounds.

The singer defeats competitions and establishes a reputation for herself in the Mzansi music scene with her voice and style of songs.

The vocalist from Port Elizabeth made her television debut in the singing competition, The Voice South Africa (2017).

Mzansi became fascinated in what she did after noticing her remarkable singing abilities.

As a result of her talent and the way she presents her music, listeners may believe she has been in the profession for decades.

Even in such a short time, Ami Faku has succeeded in bringing African music to the world’s attention.

Ami Faku
Ami Faku: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Amanda
Stage Name: Ami Faku
Born: 28 May 1993 (age 31 years old)
Place of Birth: Gqeberha, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Parents: N/A
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Boyfriend • Husband: Not Married
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: $250,000-$400,000

Early Life

Ami Faku was born on the 28th day of May in 1993. She was born and raised in a Christian home located in Port Elizabeth in South Africa.

Her church in her hometown is when she discovered her singing skill. Ami began singing at the age of six, and her father, who also happened to be a pastor, permitted her to sing in church.

Her tracks have made ripples in the South African music landscape and have made many both artists and fans watch out for her.

Ami Faku has dropped several successful songs including Into Ngawe and Imali. She creates a piece of current Afro-soul music by combining classical Afro-soul music with today’s pop music.


Ami Faku possesses more than just beauty, a stunning voice, and a charming attitude. She’s also a smart cookie.

She attended Port Elizabeth’s Nelson Mandela University (NMU).


After appearing as a competitor on The Voice South Africa in 2017, the gifted vocalist, Ami Faku drew a lot of attention to her music life. Amandi changed her name to Ami after exiting the music competition, eliminating the “and” in the middle and replacing the “a” with a “i.”

Although she did not win the contest, it is arguable that it provided her with an opportunity to demonstrate her talent. She was signed to the Vth Season Record label.

Then she released her first single, Ndikhethe Wena, which gained her a cooperation with De Mogul SA due to its success. On the song, Ungowam, she collaborated with the Afro House DJ and Producer.

The celebrity’s career progressed, and she even collaborated on her song, Into Ingawe with Sanele Sithole, popularly known as Sun-El Musician. Uwrong, one of her tracks, was certified gold by the South African Recording Industry (RISA).

Ami Faku continued to perform in the chapel as her singing talent grew. She began recording her music in 2012, when she was nineteen years old. Her producer lived within walking distance of her home, making it convenient for her.

She had been rejected twice in the pre-auditions for Idol South Africa before being allowed into The Voice SA.
Her family was extremely supportive of her decision to audition for The Voice South Africa.

She didn’t let the fact that she had been rejected in the previous competition deter her. She eventually made it to the competition’s top sixteen contestants.

Ami Faku got a recording label agreement from Vth Season even after abandoning the competition. She released the hit song, Imali under her label, which caused a stir in the South African music landscape.

Ami Faku‘s big songs Ubuhle, Love Drunk, Into Ingawe, and Ndikhethe Wena have been creating waves in the South African music scene ever since.

Ubuhle Bakho, which she published in March 2019, is another song that listeners and music enthusiasts keep playing on repeat. She has not only released songs that have wowed many Mzansi fans, but she has also collaborated with a number of well-known musicians.

The budding artist is also doing a good job of preserving African music and language. She’d like to work with other foreign musicians in the future. Ami Faku is carving out a reputation for herself in the profession and showing no signs of slowing down.


  • Imali
  • Into Ingawe
  • Ubuhle Bakho
  • Inde Lendlela
  • Uwrongo
  • Mandinaye
  • Lala Ngoxolo (featuring Emtee)
  • Ebhayi
  • Ndivulele (featuring Sun El Musician)
  • Ndikhethe Wena
  • Ungowam
  • Ndiyeke

Personal Life

Ami Faku is currently single and has no children. She enjoys reading and traveling during her free time.

She is a private person but there are rumors that she is dating a South African artist.

No publication of who her boyfriend, husband or spouse to be has been made official. She is not married as well.

Social Media

Ami Faku is active on Instagram. She has over 20 thousand followers on her Instagram handle @_AmiFaku.

She posts her pictures on a regular basis for her fans.

Net Worth

The renowned South African musician, Ami Faku has garnered an estimated net worth of $250,000-$400,000.

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