Bebe Cool’s wife, Zuena Kirema Biography: Age, Children, Siblings, Net Worth, Parents, Family

Posted By Johnson Ajiboye March 5, 2024

Zuena Kirema is a Ugandan businesswoman, model, and former TV host best known as the wife of Bebe Cool, a popular African reggae and ragga musician.

She is also the mother of five children and owns Zuena Events and Cakes, a company that organizes events and makes cakes.

She has a mixed Arab and Indian heritage and a stunning appearance that has won her many admirers.

She is also involved in philanthropy and supports various causes, such as education, health, and women empowerment.


  • Full name: Zuena Kirema Ssali
  • Date of birth: April 4, 1984
  • Age: 40 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of birth: Jinja, Uganda
  • Nationality: Ugandan
  • Profession: Businesswoman, model, former TV host
  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches
  • Parents: Mr. Kirema and Mrs. Kirema
  • Siblings: Mimi Kirema
  • Spouse: Bebe Cool (Moses Ssali)
  • Children: Allan Hendrick Ssali, Alpha Thierry Ssali, Deen Ozil Ssali, Beata Ssali, Caysan Ssali
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $1 million

Early Life and Education

Zuena Kirema was born on April 4, 1984, in Jinja, Uganda, and she will soon be turning 40 years old.

She is the daughter of Mr. Kirema and Mrs. Kirema, of mixed Arab and Indian descent. She has a sister named Mimi Kirema, who is also a model and an actress.

She grew up in Jinja and attended Jinja Modern Primary School and Jinja Senior Secondary School. She later moved to Kampala, where she completed her high school education at Makerere High School.

She then enrolled at Makerere University, where she studied Mass Communication.

Personal Life

Zuena Kirema is married to Bebe Cool, a famous African reggae and ragga musician. They met in 2002 when Zuena was 18 years old and Bebe Cool was 25 years old.

They fell in love and got married in 2003. They have five children: Allan Hendrick Ssali, Alpha Thierry Ssali, Deen Ozil Ssali, Beata Ssali, and Caysan Ssali.

Zuena is also the grandmother of Rapperman, the son of Allan Hendrick Ssali. Zuena and Bebe Cool have faced some challenges in their marriage, such as rumors of infidelity, separation, and reconciliation.

However, they have remained together and celebrated their 18th anniversary in 2021.


Zuena Kirema’s beauty and charm caught the attention of many people, and she started her modeling career at a young age.

She participated in the Miss Bell contest in Jinja in 2001 and emerged as the winner. She was the youngest among the contestants, and some people speculated that she was born in 1984, as the minimum age for the contest was 18.

She also ventured into the media industry and worked as a TV host of the Life Stories program on NTV Uganda.

She joined the show in 2013 and interviewed various celebrities and personalities about their life stories. She resigned from the show in 2015 after two years of hosting.

Zuena Kirema is a successful entrepreneur who runs her company, Zuena Events and Cakes. The company specializes in decorations and cake baking for various occasions, such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and corporate events.

She is passionate about baking and has a team of professional bakers who help her create delicious and beautiful cakes. She also offers training and mentorship to young people who want to learn the art of baking.


Zuena Kirema has not won any major awards for her work but has received recognition and appreciation from her clients and fans.

She has also been nominated for some awards, such as the Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards, the Hipipo Music Awards, and the Zzina Awards.


Zuena Kirema has been involved in some controversies related to her marriage and career. Some of the controversies are:

  • In 2008, she separated from Bebe Cool after accusing him of cheating on her with another woman. She moved out of their home and took their children with her. She also filed for divorce but later withdrew the case. They reconciled in 2009 after Bebe Cool apologized and promised to change.
  • In 2014, she was accused of influencing Bebe Cool’s list of top musicians, which he released yearly. Some claimed she favored her friends and relatives and ignored other talented artists. She denied the allegations and said she had no say in her husband’s decisions.
  • In 2016, she was criticized for copying the design of a cake that she made for a client’s wedding. The original cake was made by a Kenyan baker, who posted it on social media. Zuena was accused of plagiarism and lack of creativity. She defended herself and said the cake inspired her but did not copy it.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @zuena_kirema
  • Twitter handle: @ZuenaKirema

Net Worth

According to some sources, Zuena Kirema’s net worth is estimated at $1 million.

She earns her income from her business, modeling, and TV hosting. She also enjoys the wealth of her husband, Bebe Cool, one of Uganda’s richest musicians.

DISCLAIMER!! : Every Biography and Contents Published On TheCityCeleb are For Knowledge Reason, Don't Hesitate to Reach Out to Us/Contact for Any Correction || Suggestion || Copyright!!

Post Your Contents & More On TheCityCeleb
Call: (+234) 815-413-5400 || Email:
WhatsApp: (+234) 703-964-6947

PS!!: Connect With Us On Social Media To Catch Up With Our Juicy Updates; FacebookTwitterInstagram!!