Sheebah Karungi bio – meet Uganda’s music sensation

Brief biography and background history

Sheebah Karungi is one of the most successful musicians in East Africa. She is a special Ugandan artist admired both locally and internationally. Among other things, she can dance, act, and sing.

She debuted her acting career as Shakira in Queen of Katwe. She has been a member of the Team No Sleep record label in Uganda where she recorded many hit songs that have won her various awards across the African continent.

Sheebah’s career success is a case of passion. You may be interested in knowing when the actress started singing. It goes back to when she was 15 years old when she could dance for money. Perhaps this explains her energetic performances. Here, she was in a dance group called Stingers before she quit to join the famous Obsessions group in 2006. She recorded two songs under the group before quitting yet again to start what is now a successful solo music career.

Real name, age, and date of birth

Sheebah Karungi was born at Kawempe, Kampala, Uganda. Her real name is Samalie Njagala Karungi and she was born on 11th November, 1989. This means she is a Scorpio and currently 32 years old.

Education level

You want to know whether your favorite idol is educated. Well, she is. Sheebah Karumbi attended Kawempe Muslim Primary school for her basic education before joining Midland High School, Kawempe.  However, she dropped out of school at senior two level. But look at her now!

Family and siblings

The beautiful singer was born and raised by a single mother. But who is the father of Sheebah Karungi? The musicians was born to a Mr Ahamada Kimali Musoke and mother Edith Kabzungu. She has a brother and a sister.Her elder brother’s name is Swaibu Senfuka and the sister’s name is Mariam Jumba.

Various online sources claim that Sheebah’s family banned her from their family home.

Dating, marital status, and relationship life

Regarding her marital status, Sheebah Karungi has never been married before. According to, Sheebah does not have plans of having any kids or even getting engaged soon. In fact, she stated that she is not marriage material at all.

Sheebah Karungi
Music sensation, Sheebah Karungi

Net value, home, house, cars owned by

Sheebah Karungi is not poor. Most Ugandan musicians envy her massive success in what she does and how she has managed to amass a lot of wealth at just below 30 years. In 2020, at the eve of the COVID-19 pandemic, she took her fans round her mansion in a song release. In the “Nakyka” music video, she showed us the exquisite house and expensive furnishing. She is living like a queen- Queen Sheebah!

Fans were skeptical about the ownership of the Munyoyo House where she lives now, but we can guarantee is 100% hers. She is proud of it – and it is by far her greatest achievement.

Social media handles (Instagram, YouTube Channel, Facebook, Tiktok, Twitter)

Instagram: @Sheebahricherthisyear

YouTube: @Sheebah Karungi