Born on 11th November 1989 and raised in a humble background, Sheebah Karungi has beaten all odds and risen to become one of the most successful female artists in Uganda and East Africa.
Known for her big voice, her energetic performances and her candid attitude, Sheebah has won the hearts of millions of fans and made millions of shillings from her talents.
This article looks at Sheebah Karungi’s net worth, her career, businesses and endorsements, as well as her house and her philanthropic works.
What is Sheebah Karungi’s net worth?
According to several online sources, Sheebah Karungi’s net worth is estimated at about UGX 177 million. This value could however be higher as other sources indicate that she is worth between $1 million and $5 million.
Sheebah Karungi’s net worth comprises all her assets minus her liabilities. She has accumulated this incredible wealth from her career as a successful musician, as well as from her businesses and endorsement deals with big brands.
Sheebah Karungi’s career
Sheebah Karungi kickstarter her music career as a dancer when she was 15 years old after joining the Stingers dance group.
She left Stingers to join the popular dance group called Obsessions in 2006 replacing Cleopatra Kohaire who had left the group to pursue her solo interests.
After Obsessions split, Sheebah Karungi launched her solo career in 2010 marking her entry into the industry with several singles including Kunyenyenaza.
The talented vocalist got her big break when she released her hit song- Ice Cream in 2013 which dominated the airwaves. The following year, she released her first EP titled Ice Cream with five tracks including the hit single Ice Cream.
Since launching her music career, Sheebah who is currently signed by Team No Sleep management has released at least three studio albums and a good number of singles.
She has won numerous awards for her music including two HiPipo awards, an Abryanz Styles and Fashion Awards, and a Uganda Entertainment Awards.
Not only has she won awards and gotten recognition for her music but also, she has made money from her live performances, licences and royalties of her music all which have contributed to a fair share of Sheebah Karungi’s net worth.
Sheebah Karungi the businesswoman
Along with being at the top of her game in the music industry, Sheebah Karungi has also established herself as a successful entrepreneur with several thriving ventures to her name.
She owns a fashion line called Sheebah Collections, a hair extensions line called Nitta by Sheebah, a boat rental business called Queen Karma Cruise and a sanitary pads line called Holic Pads.
The profits she makes from these businesses have helped grow Sheebah Karungi’s net worth.
Sheebah Karungi’s endorsement deals
Besides her successful music career, and businesses, Sheebah Karungi has also made money from her lucrative endorsement deals with big brands.
Over the years, the gifted musician has secured deals with brands such as the Telecom giant- Africel and Jesa Farm Dairies.
Sheebah Karungi’s house and cars
Sheebah Karungi’s net worth affords her the life of her dreams including a giant multi-million mansion.
The musician who once lived ina one-roomed house with her mother in Kawempe recently completed her Munyonyo mansion in 2019. You can check out the video and the details of Sheebah Karungi’s house here.
Sheebah Karungi philanthropy
Aside from living the life of her dream, Sheebah Karungi gives back part of her earnings to charity.
She runs a charitable organization called Sheebah Cares Foundation through which she helps in the fight against period poverty by donating sanitary pads to girls from poor backgrounds who cannot access this basic commodity.