Ray Vanny Biography: Wife, Songs, Age, Albums, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Wikipedia, Photos, Cars, House, Record Label, Son
Raymond Shaban Mwakyusa (born August 22, 1993), who is widely known by the stage name, Ray Vanny is an A-list Tanzanian singer and songwriter.
He is currently signed to the WCB Wasafi record label.
The music star became a popular name in the industry after he released the chart-topping song, Kwetu.
Besides being a singer, Ray Vanny is also a music entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Next Level Music.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Raymond Shaban Mwakyusa|
|Stage Name:||Ray Vanny|
|Born:||22 August 1993 (age 29 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Mbeya, Tanzania|
|Girlfriend • Wife:||Fahyma (Fahyvanny) (ex.), Paula Kajala (curr.)|
|Occupation:||Singer • Songwriter|
Ray Vanny was born to the Tanzanian family of Mr and Mrs Mwakyusa on the 22nd Of August 1993. He was birthed in the Mbeya region of Tanzania.
He discovered his passion for music while he was still in high school. He decided to heed the call of his passion and started pursuing it actively. The turning moment for him was when he won a rap freestyle competition. This win validated the fact that he could make it as a musician.
Ray Vanny began attending music events in his city, performing at shows and becoming acquainted with other musicians. During this period, he met a group of budding musicians and decided to join their group named Tip Top Connection. His time with the group helped to brush up his singing and songwriting skills.
Ray Vanny made a big career move in 2015 by joining the music label, WCB Wasafi Records. The record label, which is owned and managed by Diamond Platinumz, is one of the biggest in the country.
In 2016, he released his debut single under the label titled Kwetu. The song shot him into the limelight, and it was a hit in the whole East Africa region.
Due to the single’s success, Ray Vanny was nominated for the Breakthrough Act award at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards. The following year Ray Vanny earned more wins and was nominated for several awards, such as Best New Talent at the AEUSA Awards, Best African Act for Uganda Entertainment Awards, and International Viewer’s Choice at the BET Award.
Four years later, Ray Vanny founded the record label, Next Level Music.
- Gimi Dat
- Chuma Ulete
- Natafuta Kiki
- Patati Patata
Ray Vanny has an active social media presence and uses his social channels to promote his music and relate with his fans. He has over 7.3 million followers on Instagram.
- Instagram handle – @rayvanny
- Twitter handle – @Rayvanny
Ray Vanny turned 29 years old on the 22nd Of August. His family members and close associates threw a lavish party to celebrate the day with him.
Ray Vanny is a close associate of Diamond Platinumz, who is more like his big brother in the industry. He is currently single, having broken up from a serious relationship a year ago. He is taking his time before going into another relationship so as not to get his feelings hurt. He has a son named, Jaydan Vanny.
Ray Vanny‘s baby mother is Fahyma who is also known as Fahyvanny. They broke up due to unsettled difference.
Rumor have it that Ray Vanny is currently dating Tanzanian beautiful girlfriend, Paula Kajala. The duo have gushed all over social media with sharing their photos.
He won the Vocalist Choice award at the 2018 BET Award and was nominated for the Best Newcomer award at the African Muzik Magazine Awards.
Since he rose to fame in 2015, Ray Vanny has amassed a fortune for himself. He has an estimated net worth of $500,000-700,000.
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