Vinka Biography: Husband, Net Worth, Family, Age, Songs, Child, Albums, Parents, Wiki, Real Name

Posted By Michael Amos


Nakiyingi Veronica Lugya (born June 27, 1994), professionally known as Vinka, stands out as a multifaceted personality in the Ugandan music scene. Her versatility extends across various domains, showcasing her prowess as a musician, YouTuber, dancer, singer, and songwriter. 

Under the banners of Swangz Avenue and Sony Music Entertainment, two prominent record labels, Vinka has carved her niche in the industry.

Commencing her journey as a professional dancer, Vinka collaborated with renowned artists like Jackie ChandiruSeraMaurice Kirya, and Cindy Sanyu. These experiences have undoubtedly left an indelible mark on her musical style, enriching her performances on stage. 

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Nakiyingi Veronica Lugya
Stage Name: Vinka
Born: 27 June 1994 (age 29 years old)
Place of Birth: Kampala, Uganda
Nationality: Ugandan
Education: Makerere University
Height: 1.58 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Luggya
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Nelson Witta (m. 2020)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Aviva Witta
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: US$1 million

Early Life & Education

Born on June 27, 1994, in Kampala, Uganda, Vinka‘s early years were predominantly spent in Kazo under the care of her father, Mr. Luggya. However, a pivotal moment in primary 5 led to a significant change as she relocated to Bweyogerere to live with her mother, Mrs. Luggya. This transition marked a transformative period in Vinka‘s life, leaving a lasting impact on her upbringing.

Embarking on her educational odyssey at Hormisdalen Primary School in Kamwokya, Vinka received a private education that laid the foundation for her academic pursuits. Transitioning to Lubaga Girls School for her O and A-level studies, Vinka‘s dedication and hard work paved the way for her acceptance into Makerere University

She pursued a bachelor’s degree in Tourism and Hospitality there, graduating with honours in 2017. Vinka emerged from this academic journey with flying colours, holding a degree in her chosen field.


In 2013, Vinka began her musical journey by signing with Swangz Avenue, a prominent Ugandan record company. Despite this early connection, her decision to fully embrace a recording artist career materialized in 2016. The turning point came in 2017 with the release of her debut single, Level, an instant commercial hit that firmly established her as a rising star in Uganda’s dynamic music landscape.

Building on the success of LevelVinka continued to delight audiences with subsequent popular singles like StyloMalaika, and Chips na Ketchup. Her musical prowess reached international heights in 2019 when she collaborated with Romanian singer Inna on the hit song Bebe.

Vinka‘s exceptional talent has garnered numerous accolades, including the title of Best Female Artist at the prestigious 2018 Zina Awards and the coveted Best Female Artist in East Africa at the fiercely competitive 2019 African Music Awards. These accolades underscore her relentless dedication and diligence in pursuing her musical passion.

In her native Uganda, Vinka is celebrated for her chart-topping hits and her dynamic stage presence, which electrifies audiences during live performances. Vinka is one of Uganda’s most successful and sought-after musicians, with a remarkable track record and many accomplishments.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Vinka (@vinkaofficial)
  • Twitter handle: IamVinka (@IamVinka)
  • Facebook: Vinka

Personal Life

On January 10, 2021, Vinka, at the age of 29, embraced the joys of motherhood as she welcomed a beautiful baby girl into the world. The proud father of this precious bundle is Nelson Witta, a successful businessman and prominent politician from the Isingiro District. 

Aviva Witta, their daughter, marks Vinka‘s first child with her husband, Nelson Witta. The couple exchanged vows in December 2020, with a discreet kukyala ceremony held at Vinka‘s parents’ home in Nsangi.

Overflowing with happiness, the couple embarks on the journey of parenthood, eagerly anticipating the joy of witnessing their little one blossom into a remarkable individual.


  • 2003: Against Da Law 
  • 2018: Chips Na Ketchup
  • 2018: Love Panic 
  • 2019: Thank God 
  • 2019: By the Way 
  • 2018: Mapozi 
  • 2022: One Bite 
  • 2019: Sure 
  • 2017: Malaika 
  • 2018: Omukwano Gwo 
  • 2023: Bailando 
  • 2022: Kimuli (Remix) 
  • 2022: Love Doctor 
  • 2022: Fimbo
  • 2022: Nkubika 
  • 2022: Online
  • Amaaso – Winnie Nwagi (feat. Vinka)

Net Worth

Vinka, who hails from Uganda, is a talented singer and composer who has made a name for herself in the music industry. Her work has been quite successful, and she is predicted to have a net worth of approximately $1 million. 

Her portfolio of popular songs includes well-known hits such as MalaikaOmukwano Gwo, and MapoziVinka is also widely recognized as an accomplished artist, having travelled extensively throughout Uganda and East Africa. 

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