Fally Ipupa Biography: Age, Net Worth, Height, Spouse, Parents, Children, Siblings, Instagram, Songs, Wiki

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Faustin N’simba Ipupa, a multi-talented artist from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is not just a singer-songwriter but also an accomplished dancer, philanthropist, guitarist, and producer.

 His remarkable talent is evident in his distinctive melancholic, soft tenor voice that captivates listeners.

 Not only does he excel in vocal delivery, but he also mesmerizes audiences with his emphatic and dynamic dance moves.  


  • Full name: Faustin N’simba Ipupa, 
  • Stage Name: Fally Ipupa
  • Born: December 14, 1977,
  • Age: 46 years old
  • Birthplace: Bandal
  • Nationality: Congolese
  • Occupation: singer-songwriter
  • Height: 1.78m
  • Parents: Faustin Ebombo Ipupa and Monique Botuli Mbo.
  • Siblings: Bony, Tyna, and Nicolette
  • Spouse: Naomie Ipupa,
  • Children: Enzo and Tatana.
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net worth: $17 Million.

Early life and education

Fally Ipupa came into this world on December 14, 1977, in the vibrant neighborhood of Bandalungwa (Bandal) in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). he was raised by his beloved parents, Faustin Ebombo Ipupa and Monique Botuli Mbo.

 From an early age, Fally was exposed to the enchanting world of music as his father skillfully played the guitar and his mother gracefully showcased her vocal talents. He has siblings named Bony, Tyna, and Nicolette.

Despite not receiving any formal education beyond high school, Fally Ipupa boldly decided to drop out at 16 to follow his passion for music.


At the start of the 1990s, he began his musical journey by playing street music alongside his friends. Progressing further in his musical endeavors, he became a member of the renowned group Talents Latents in 1997. This collaboration led to the release of their Album Nouvelle Vague in 1999.

 The year 2000 brought him yet another opportunity, as he received an invitation to join Quartier Latin International, a highly acclaimed Congolese group headed by Koffi Olomide. Within no time, he gained immense popularity within the group and contributed significantly as a co-writer and vocalist for several of their chart-topping hits. 

In 2006, Ipupa embarked on a solo journey to carve his path in the music industry. Wasting no time, he released his highly anticipated debut album, Droit Chemin, the same year. 

Much to his delight, the Album resonated immensely with audiences and became a commercial triumph, selling over 100,000 copies within the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The artistic excellence showcased in Droit Chemin even earned it a nomination for the esteemed Kora Award for Best Central African Album.

Awards and nominations

  • Kora Awards
  • Best Artist or Group from Central Africa 
  • MTV Africa Music Awards
  • Best Francophone Artist 
  • Best Video (for “Sexy Dance”) 
  • Soundcity Music Video Awards
  • Micro Gold 
  • Best Artist Central Africa 
  • Ndule Awards
  • Best Album (for Arsenal de belles melodies) 
  • Best Video (for “Sexy Dance”) 
  • Best Song (for “Sexy Dance”) 
  • Moamas Awards
  • Four trophies
  • Okapi Awards
  • Two trophies 
  • All Africa Music Awards
  • Best Male Artist 
  • Best Artist of the Decade 

Social Media

  • Instagram: @fallyipupa01
  • Facebook: @fallyipupa
  • Twitter: @fallyipupa
  • YouTube: Fally Ipupa
  • TikTok: @fallyipupa
  • Snapchat: fallyipupa

Personal Life

Fally Ipupa is a private person and does not share much about his personal life in the public eye. However, it is known that he is married to Naomie Ipupa, and they have two children together: a son named Enzo and a daughter named Tatana. They live in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, but Fally also spends time in Paris, France, when he is not on tour.


Studio albums

  • Droit Chemin 
  • Arsenal de Belles Mélodies 
  • Power “Kosa Leka” 
  • Tokooos 
  • Control 
  • Tokooos II 
  • Formule 7

Live Album

  • Tokooos Live 

Compilation albums

  • Best of Fally Ipupa 
  • The Best of Fally Ipupa
  • Best of Fally Ipupa: 20 Ans de Carrière 

Net Worth

Fally Ipupa’s net worth is $17 million. Hailing from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, he is a talented singer-songwriter, skilled dancer, philanthropist, guitarist, and producer. 

He has been appointed the UNICEF National Ambassador to his home country, recognizing his dedication to humanitarian efforts. Fally Ipupa’s distinct musical style combines elements of contemporary and traditional Congolese genres such as Congolese rumba, soukous, and ndombolo.

 His sad, soft tenor voice and expressive dance moves have captivated audiences worldwide.

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