Bahati Biography [Age, Songs, Wife, Children, Albums, Net Worth, Wikipedia]

May 19, 2023 0 Posted By Prime TV


Bahati (born 22 December 1994), whose birth name is Kelvin Kioko, is an iconic Kenyan musician, politician, and songwriter. His name has become synonymous with success as he’s become one of the most successful personalities hailing from Kenya.

Bahati hit the limelight after releasing his first studio single titled Mama, which became a viral song on the Kenyan airwaves.

He recently announced his interest in Politics. Bahati is loved for his creative use of sound when singing, especially his vocal dexterity.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Kelvin Kioko
Stage Name: Bahati
Born: 22 December 1994 (age 29 years old)
Place of Birth: Kamba, Kenya
Education: University of Wales
Nationality: Kenyan
Height: 1.56 m
Parents: Lucy Mueni
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Diana Murua
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Heaven Bahati, Majesty Bahati, Morgan Bahati
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: $15,000

Early Life

Bahati, the creative musician, was born on the 22nd of December 1994. The talented man hails from the Kamba community of Kenya. 

With his government name being Kelvin Kioko, he became a renowned figure with Bahati. The name Bahati is an African name of the Swahili language which also means Good Luck.

Sadly, he is an orphan whose mother, Lucy Mueni, died of an unknown illness when he was only seven. After a few months after his mother’s demise, his father went ahead marrying another woman.      

A few years after losing his father to the hand of death, he sought shelter from ABC Orphanage in Mathare slums.


Bahati sat for a high school leaving certificate in Kenya KCSE in 2011 and made a C+. He studied at Nakeel School in Kajiado. He also attended St. Teresa Boys High School at Eastleigh – Nairobi.

Bahati further bagged a master’s degree in Commerce from the esteemed University of Wales, Cardiff, in the United Kingdom.


While in High School, Bahati went on self-discovery, realizing he was gifted with voice and talent for songwriting. To further his discovered gift, he nurtured his sound and even participated in musical-related activities at school. Every creative needs backup resources to reach their peak, which he knew from the onset.

So, to make earns meet and also sell his sound to the global space, he began making music professionally. He recorded a couple of tracks, attended some musical shows, and met with many people, including producers, songwriters, and musicians, to further gain knowledge in his chosen part.

Finding out he’s got what it takes and has equipped himself with the knowledge he needed to hit the limelight. Bahati released the single Mama, which became a nationwide anthem immediately after it was released.

Working on himself opened the opportunity for him to be one of the performers National Music Festival, which was held in Nakuru. The audience accepted his performance well, giving him the attention he sought.

To solidify his stance in the Kenyan entertainment industry, Bahati released another groundbreaking single titled Siku Ya Kwanza, which became another well-received song in Kenya.

Having made a name for himself as an entertainer, Bahati found another part he could adopt. He became interested in Politics, involving in political-related activities and contested for some positions.

Awards & Nominations

  • The talented music star has won several awards, and as of 2014, he was awarded the best male gospel artist.
  • In addition, he has been able to work in different almsgiving organizations, including Feed The Street. 

Social Media

Bahati became everybody’s favourite when he released his debut album, Mwanzo, in 2010, making him grow exceedingly on social media.

He presently has over 3.3 million followers on Instagram and over 202k on Twitter, while his having over 1m subscribers on YouTube.

  • Instagram:- @bahatikenya
  • Twitter:- @bahatikenya

Personal Life

Bahati, whose real name is Kelvin Kioko, was born in 1989 and became popular after his debut album Mwanzo in 2010. 

Bahati, the gifted gospel musician, was married to the beautiful Diana Murua. Their union is blessed with three lovely kids. Unfortunately, due to unsettled differences, they divorced.

Rumours have been going on online that his ex-wife, Diana Murua, ran away three times with their children after being provoked during their one year together. 

Bahati‘s biological children are named Heaven Bahati and Majesty Bahati. He has another adopted son called Morgan Bahati. He is currently single.


Some of Bahati’s discography are;

  • Mama
  • Love Like This
  • Lover, e.t.c 

Net Worth

Bahati‘s musical career has made him more popular in Kenyan music today. He rose to become popular in 2012 following several awards. 

The talented gospel musician Bahati‘s estimated net worth is placed $15,000. His source of income has always been music.

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