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Jose Chameleone Biography, Age, Education, Songs, Wife, And Net Worth

Real Name Joseph Mayanja
Age 43 years(As of 2022)
Nationality  Ugandan
Education Level Progressive Secondary School
Birthplace Uganda
Birth Sign N/A
Year of Birth 1979
Religion  Christian
Spouse  Daniella Mayanja
Children  5
Profession/Career Musician
Net Worth $6 Million

Joseph Mayanja, commonly comprehended as Jose Chameleone, is a Ugandan Afrobeat musician and songwriter who mostly descants in Luganda, English & Kiswahili.

Jose Chameleone Birthday, Age, and Birth Place

The award-winning songwriter is 43 years old as of the year 2022. He was born on the 30th of April 1979 in Uganda, and he honors his birthday every 30th of April each year.

Jose Chameleone Family

His siblings are Douglas Mayanja, known as Weasel, who is an entertainer of Goodlyfe Crew & is a solo artist at the very time; Pius Mayanja, aka Pallaso, who is also a tune artist; Henry Kasozi, the CEO of Fling Fire cloth line & the late Emmanuel Mayanja aka AK47.

Jose Chameleone Education Background

He followed the Progressive Secondary School in Kampala for his secondary school education. However, more facts about whether the singer regarded college for his tertiary education or not are yet to be unwrapped.

Jose Chameleone Music

His love for a tune can be traced back to 1996, a DJ at the Missouri nightclub in Kampala, Uganda. He subsequently got signed by Ogopa DJs, a Kenyan record brand. During this time, he had his breakthrough after unleashing his first single, ‘Bageya’ ft Redsan.

Jose unleashed his first album in 2000 & by 2013, he had fired 13 albums. Some of them involves Kipepeo, Shida za dunia, Valu valu, Bayuda, Badilisha, Sweet Banana & Champion. He is presently the CEO of Leone Island, a music brand.

Jose Chameleone Nominations

  • 2003: Best East Africa Artist Kora Awards
  • 2004: Best East African Male Artist Kora Awards
  • 2006: Best African Act MOBO Awards
  • 2007: Best African Act Nominees MTV Europe Music Awards
  • 2012: Best East African Song (Valu Valu) Tanzania Music Awards

Jose Chameleone Music Awards

  • 2003: Artiste of the Year, The Best Male Artist, Best Contemporary Artist & Song of the Year (“Mama Mia”) Pearl of Africa Music Awards (PAM Awards)
  •  2004: Artiste of the Year and Song of the Year (“Jamila”) Pearl of Africa Music Awards (PAM Awards)
  • 2005: Best Afro Beat Artiste-Group & Best Afro Beat Single (“Kipepeo”) Pearl of Africa Music Awards (PAM Awards)
  • 2004: Best East African Album (“Bei Kali”) Tanzania Music Awards
  • 2005: Best East African Album (“Jamila”) Tanzania Music Awards
  • 2006: Best Afro Beat Artiste/Group Pearl of Africa Music Awards (PAM Awards)
  • 2006: Best Ugandan Song (Mama Rhoda) and Best Ugandan Music Video (Mama Rhoda) Kisima Music Awards
  • 2007: Best Ugandan Song (“Sivyo Ndiviyo” ft Professor Jay) Kisima Music Awards
  • 2011: Artiste of The Year Ugandan Radio Dotcom Music Awards

Jose Chameleone Hit songs

Some of his great songs include Valu valu, Jamila, Shida za dunia, Bayuda, Tatizo, Nkwagala nyo, Kipepeo, Dorotia & Kipepeo.

Jose Chameleone Wife and Children

Jose Chameleone is wedded to his beautiful wife, Daniella Mayanja. They connected the knot in 2008. Concurrently, they have five children Abba Marcus Mayanja, Alfa Joseph Mayanja, Alba Shyne Mayanja, Amma Christian Mayanja & Xara Amani Mayanja.

Two of their children, Abba Marcus & Alfa Joseph, are swimmers. Abba is a swimming medalist currently on the Uganda Juniors National Team. Alfa also unleashed his first single known as ‘Game over.

Jose Chameleone Net worth       

Jose Chameleon is the wealthiest musician in East Africa, with almost $6 Million. He is closely followed by Tanzanian Diamond Platnumz, whose net worth is roughly $5 Million. Jose gets much of his income via shows, the sale of albums & brand endorsements.



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