Rema Namakula Biography: Net Worth, Daughters, Husband, Songs, Age, Parents, Albums

Posted By Michael Amos


Rehema Namakula (born April 24, 1991), professionally known as Rema Namakula or simply Rema, stands out as a prominent figure in the Ugandan music scene. She is a versatile artist and has earned acclaim as a singer, songwriter, and record producer.

Rema‘s musical prowess extends across R&B, soul, and Gospel genres, allowing her to showcase a diverse range of vocal abilities and creative expressions. Her noteworthy albums, including Sili Muyembe, Tikula, Kukaliba, Oli Wange, and Banyabo, contribute to her impressive discography.

Her talents have not gone unnoticed, with Rema Namakula securing several awards, including four Hipipo Awards in 2013. She is recognized for her achievements and rightfully holds a place among Uganda’s elite musical talents.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Rehema Namakula
Stage Name: Rema Namakula
Born: 24 April 1991 (age 32 years old)
Place of Birth: Kampala, Uganda
Nationality: Ugandan
Education: Kyambogo University
Height: 1.65 m
Parents: Hamida Nabbosa, Mukiibi Ssemakula
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Hamza Ssebunya ​(m. 2019)​
Boyfriend • Partner: Eddy Kenzo (ex.)
Children: Aaliyah Ssebunya, Aamaal Musuuza
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: US$1 million

Early Life And Education

Born on April 24, 1991, in the vibrant city of Kampala, Rema Namakula is a proud Ugandan citizen. She is the youngest child of her late parents, Hamida Nabbosa and Mukiibi Ssemakula.

Rema embarked on her educational journey at Kitante Primary School, laying the foundation for her academic pursuits. Her O-Level and A-Level studies took place at Saint Balikudembe Senior Secondary School. Later, she pursued higher education at Kyambogo University, although unforeseen circumstances prevented her from completing her degree.

Despite this setback, Rema Namakula remains hopeful about resuming her university studies, balancing her commitment to education with her flourishing career in the music industry.


Rema Namakula‘s musical journey traces back to her beginnings as a backup artist for Bebe Cool in Gagamel, his recording group. Under the mentorship of Halima Namakula, an accomplished Ugandan female musician, Rema honed her craft and garnered invaluable guidance.

In 2013, Rema‘s solo aspirations took centre stage when she announced the launch of her solo album on television. However, this revelation led to her departure from Bebe Cool‘s group. Undeterred, she embraced her solo career, and her debut release, the Nince Henry-penned song Oli Wange, swiftly elevated her standing in the vibrant Ugandan music scene.

2016 marked a significant milestone for Rema Namakula as she was chosen to represent Uganda in the fourth season of Coke Studio Africa. Joining a prestigious lineup that included Lydia JazmineEddy KenzoRadio and WeaselRema collaborated with global stars like 2Baba from Nigeria and Trey Songz from the United States. This exclusive event served as a global platform for diverse musicians to unite, collaborate, and share their music with a worldwide audience.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Rehemah Namakula (@remah001)
  • Twitter handle: REMA (@REMAUG1)
  • Facebook: REMA

Personal Life

Ugandan recording artists Eddy Kenzo and Rema Namakula unfold with warmth and joy. Their romantic journey blossomed into a committed relationship, culminating in the birth of their first child, Aamaal Musuuza, on December 26, 2014, at Paragon Hospital in Kampala’s Bugoloobi area.

Confirming his role as a proud father, Kenzo shared that he already had a daughter named Maya Musuuza from a previous relationship with Tracy NabatanziAamaal Musuuza, the newest addition to their family, brought love and happiness to their lives.

The love story continued as Rema Namakula and Dr. Hamza Ssebunya exchanged vows in holy matrimony on November 14, 2019, at Namakula’s residence in Nabbingo, near Kampala. The wedding was a grand celebration, drawing thousands of well-wishers along the procession route, turning the ceremony into a nationally recognized event.

Adding to the joy, on November 7, 2021, Rema Namakula welcomed her second child, a beautiful baby girl named Aaliyah Ssebunya, with her husband Hamza Ssebunya. The family embraced this precious moment with open hearts, creating memories that will forever be cherished. The Namakula-Ssebunya family continues to write a heartwarming chapter in their shared journey of love and togetherness.


  • Oli Wange
  • Katonotono
  • Lean On Me
  • Lowooza Kunze
  • Deep in Love
  • Muchuuzi
  • Atuuse
  • Kukaliba
  • Fire Tonight
  • Ceaze and Sekkle
  • Banyabo
  • Loco (feat. DJ Harold and Chike)
  • Akaffe Che

Net Worth

Rema Namakula, a well-known singer and songwriter from Uganda, has amassed a net worth of $1 million. With her incredible talent and dedication to her craft, she has become one of the most successful musicians in her country. 

Rema‘s net worth is a testament to her hard work and perseverance in the music industry, where she continues to thrive and inspire others with her music. Her accomplishments have made her an inspiration to many aspiring artists who look up to her as a role model.

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