Angella Katatumba Biography: Net Worth, Age, Boyfriend, Songs, Albums, Wiki, Family, Husband

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Angella Katatumba is a multi-talented Ugandan artist who has made a name for herself as a singer, songwriter, philanthropist, diplomat, and businesswoman.

She is known for her soulful voice, catchy songs, and humanitarian work. She has performed at local and international events, such as the U.N. World Humanitarian Summit and the African Gala in Austria.

She is also the managing director of Hotel Diplomaté and the CEO of Katatumba Properties Ltd. She is the daughter of the late H.E. Prof. Boney Mwebesa Katatumba, the former Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Uganda.


  • Full name: Angella Franklin Keihongani Katatumba
  • Date of birth: February 21, 1975
  • Age: 49 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of birth: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Nationality: Ugandan
  • Profession: Singer, songwriter, philanthropist, diplomat and businesswoman
  • Height: 1.72 m
  • Parents: H.E. Prof. Boney Mwebesa Katatumba (father, deceased) and Gertrude Katatumba (mother)
  • Siblings: Rosemary (sister) and Allan, Dennis, Rugiirwa (twin brother), Colin (brother, deceased), Ken, Ian, and Jay (brothers)
  • Spouse: N/A
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Net worth: $1 million

Early Life and Education

Currently, at 49, Angella Katatumba was born on February 21, 1975, in Nairobi, Kenya, where her father was a diplomat.

She is the fifth child and the second daughter of her parents. She grew up in Mbarara, Uganda, where her father owned a farm and a school. She attended Katatumba Academy, a primary school founded by her father.

Angella later moved to Canada, where she completed her secondary education at Belmont Senior Secondary School in Vancouver, B.C.

She excelled in academics and extracurricular activities, such as drama, debate, and sports. She also earned a diploma in Public Relations from the same school.

Angella then pursued higher education at Oxford Brookes University in England, obtaining Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Law.

She also continued her musical career, working as a lead singer with a live band that played at a club in Oxford.

She was recommended by the dean who had seen her win talent shows at the university. She was paid 300 pounds per night for her performances.

Angella furthered her studies at Oxford Brookes University, earning a master’s in International Management/Public Relations.

She then relocated to Chicago, Illinois, where she gained professional experience in various fields, such as banking, insurance, and marketing.

Personal Life

Angella Katatumba married Ward Alonzo, a U.S. marine, for eight years while living in Chicago.

The marriage turned violent, and they decided to divorce. Angella returned to Uganda in 2005, focusing on her music and business ventures.

Angella has not remarried since her divorce. She has dated a few men, such as Daddy Andre, a singer and producer, whom she broke up with after he refused to take an HIV test.

She has also been linked to other celebrities, such as Bebe Cool and Buchaman, but she has denied any romantic involvement with them.

Angella has no children but is close to her nieces and nephews. She is also very close to her twin brother, Rugiirwa, a businessman and an entrepreneur. She considers him her best friend and confidant.


Angella Katatumba started her professional music career in Uganda in 2005 when she recorded her first album, Peace, which had 10 tracks.

The album featured songs such as For You Gulu and Peace ft. Buchaman, Sikyetaga ft. Bebe Cool, and One Minute Man ft. Bebe Cool. The album was well-received and earned her recognition and awards.

Angella has since released three more albums: Amazing, Supernatural Girl, and Let’s Go Green. She has collaborated with many local and international artists, such as Radio and Weasel, Daddy Andre, Kent and Flosso, and Kuzi Kz. Her popular songs include Love Me, Emotional, Tonelabila, This Boy, and Let’s Go Green.

Angella has performed at local and international events, such as the U.N. World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, the African Gala in Vienna, Austria, the Uganda Music Awards, and the Pearl of Africa Music Awards.

She has also been invited by the British Council, the United Nations, and the African Union to represent Uganda at various forums and symposiums.

Angella is not only a singer but also a songwriter, a producer, and a copyright holder of her musical productions.

She owns a studio where she records and produces her and other artists’ music. She also owns a music label, Angella Katatumba Music, which manages and promotes her and other artists’ music.

Angella is also a businesswoman and a diplomat. She is the managing director of Hotel Diplomaté, a hotel owned by her late father in Kampala.

She is also the CEO of Katatumba Properties Ltd, a real estate company that deals with property development and management.


Angella Katatumba has won several awards and recognitions for her music and philanthropy. Some of them are:

  • In 2010, the British Council appointed Angella as the Climate Change ICON in Uganda.
  • In 2016, Angella was invited by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon to attend and perform at the first-ever U.N. World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • In 2016, Angella was invited by the African Union to represent Uganda at the 4th Annual Humanitarian Symposium in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • In 2017, Angella had her first European headline performance in Austria, dubbed ‘African Gala’ at Längenfeldgasse 13-15 Street 1120, Vienna.
  • In 2017, Angella won the Humanitarian Award at the Uganda Music Awards.
  • In 2018, Angella received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Bweyogerere Rotary Club for her outstanding charity support.


Angella Katatumba has been involved in controversies and scandals in her career and personal life. Some of them are:

  • In 2011, Angella sued the Anti-Corruption Coalition of Uganda (ACCU) for copyright infringement after they used a substantial portion of the lyrics and content of her song Let’s Go Green in their advertisement without her consent. She won the case and was awarded damages and costs.
  • In 2018, Angella was disowned by the Pakistan Embassy over allegations that she was illegally acting as the Pakistan Consul in Uganda, a title held by her late father. She denied the allegations and said she only served as the Acting Honorary Consul until a new appointee was chosen.
  • In 2020, Angella broke up with her boyfriend, Daddy Andre, after he refused to take an HIV test. She revealed that they had been dating for four months, but they had never been intimate because she wanted him to prove his status first. She said she was heartbroken and emotionally drained by the breakup.
  • In 2021, Angella shocked her followers after blatantly revealing that she had not undergone the traditional practice of female genital mutilation, commonly known as “pulling” among the Baganda. She said she was not bothered by it and that she had other alternatives that would keep men around her.

She also challenged women who had undergone the practice to name what they had gained compared to her who had not.

Her comments sparked outrage and criticism from some of her fans and cultural activists, who accused her of disrespecting and undermining the custom.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @angellakatatumba
  • Twitter handle: @AngellaKatatumba
  • YouTube channel: Angella Katatumba


Angella Katatumba has released four albums and several singles in her music career. Her discography is as follows:

  • Albums:
    • Peace (2005)
    • Amazing (2009)
    • Supernatural Girl (2013)
    • Let’s Go Green (2016)
  • Singles:
    • For You Gulu (2005)
    • Peace ft. Buchaman (2005)
    • Sikyetaga ft. Bebe Cool (2005)
    • One Minute Man ft. Bebe Cool (2005)
    • Love Me (2009)
    • Amazing (2009)
    • Mulago Yaffe (2010)
    • Let’s Go Green (2016)
    • Emotional (2017)
    • This Boy (2018)
    • Tonelabila ft. Daddy Andre (2020)
    • Love Again ft. Kent and Flosso (2020)
    • We Shall Overcome (2020)
    • Kuzi Kz ft. Angella Katatumba (2021)

Net Worth

Angella Katatumba has an estimated net worth of $1 million, which she has accumulated from her music and business ventures.

She lives a lavish lifestyle and owns several properties and assets, such as a mansion, cars, and jewelry.

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