Vanessa Mdee, aka, Vee Money, is one of the most celebrated female singers in Tanzania. She started her career over a decade ago and has grown to fame since then. The singer is also a songwriter, rapper, youth activist, and television personality who has got a massive following on Instagram and Twitter. Besides, her international shows in places like Nigeria and USA are the reason behind her being rated among the best female artists in East Africa. See below for Vanessa Mdee biography.
The singer has released collabo-hit songs with high profile artists such as Rayvanny, Reekado Banks, Jux, P-Square, Rotimi, A.Y, Ommy Dimpoz, and DJ Tira. Moreover, her stunning beauty cannot let men take their eyes off the screens.
Top facts about the Tanzanian female singer
Vanessa has released a number of hit songs that have won her awards such as the Best Female Artiste in East Africa Award and Best African RNB & Soul in the All Africa Music Awards. Know more about Vanessa Mdee biography, age, family, tribe, education, career, ex- boyfriend, husband, child, salary, house, cars, and net worth.
The Tanzanian singer, Vanessa Mdee profile
Vanessa Mdee real name: Vanessa Hau Mdee
Place of birth: Arusha, Tanzania
Date of birth: June 7
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Vanessa Mdee parents: The late Sammy Mdee and Sophia Mdee
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, TV personality
Genres: Bongo Flava, Hip-hop, Afro pop, R & B
Label: B’Hits Music Group, Universal Music Group
Vanessa ex-boyfriend: Jux
Instagram account: vanessamdee
Twitter account: @VanessaMdee
Vanessa Mdee biography
The singer was born as Vanessa Hau Mdee to the late Sammy Mdee and Sophia Mdee in Arusha, Tanzania. She was then raised together with her other siblings in a small estate in Arusha. Sadly, Vanessa Mdee’s father succumbed to unknown illness on March 10, 2007.
Vanessa Mdee age
How old is Vanessa Mdee? The Tanzanian queen was born in 1988. She is 32 years as of June 2, 2021. Vanessa Mdee’s birthday is on June 7 of every year.
Vanessa Mdee family
Unlike most celebrities, the singer has never hid her family from the public. She likes sharing photos of her family members on her social media platforms, appreciating them for being part of her life. Interestingly, some of Vanessa Mdee’s sisters, Nancy Namtero Tero Mdee and Mimi Mars are also great singers. Unfortunately, the singer lost her elder sister to unknown illness in 2017.
The singer Vanessa Mdee education history
After her primary education, she joined Arusha Modern High School for her secondary level studies. Later, she enrolled at Catholic University of East Africa and pursued a Degree in Law. However, she was forced to drop out after her father’s demise. Since then, Vanessa has never disclosed if she furthered her education or not.
Her music and TV hosting career
Vanessa first started her career in 2007, auditioning for MTV VJ Search, after which she went to host the Coca Cola Chart Express. She then joined MTV Staying Alive in 2008 and later got a chance to work for 102.5 Choice FM. Since then, Vanessa has hosted several shows including East Africa’s Got Talent as one of the judges. What about her music career?
She started her music career in 2012 recording her first song, Me and You, collaborating with Ommy Dimpoz. A few weeks later, she released her single song, ‘Closer’ that won her four nominations at Kilimanjaro Tanzania Music Awards including the ‘Bongo Pop Song of the Year.’ Since then, she has released a number of songs with renowned singers such as Reekado Banks, K.O, Navio, Jux, Navy Kenzo, P Square, GNako, Orezi, Nyashinski, and Rayvanny.
Vanessa Mdee songs include Cash Madame, Niroge, Hawajui, Come Over, Never Ever, Siri ft. Barnaba, Chausiku, and Bounce ft. Maua Sama and Tommy Flavour. However, the singer has surprised many after she declared herself out of the music industry, claiming that the industry is demonic than what people think. She also said that she needs time to self-discover herself and be a light to the world.
Vanessa Mdee ex-boyfriend
The singer’s past relationships are forgone cases except for the one with the Tanzanian singer, Juma Jux. The two dated for over six years, hoping to set their relationship to the next level and have a family. On the contrary, things never worked as the lovebirds had planned. Instead, they broke up in the late 2018 under undisclosed reasons. Surprisingly, Jux moved into another relationship a few weeks after breaking up with his lover, Vee Money.
Vanessa Mdee husband
Is Vanessa Mdee married? After her break up with Jux, she stayed single for a long time before getting the love of her life. She is currently dating with the American based singer and actor, Rotimi. Moreover, the Nigerian born actor proposed to Vanessa on December 2020, and they are now co-habiting in one of Rotimi’s house in the USA. However, they are not declared as husband and wife yet.
Vee Money is now one of the richest female artists in East Africa. She makes her money from different sources including her Chocolate Business, ‘Vee Choc’ that earns her a good amount of money. Besides, she has won herself great ambassadorial deals that have paid her well. However, she is yet to reveal how much she pockets every month.
Vanessa Mdee house
The singer is now owning some of the most expensive houses that most people will never afford. Her palatial mansion in Tanzania is estimated to millions of money. We will keep you updated immediately she discloses her other houses.
The celebrated singer is driving luxurious cars that are estimated to millions of money. Her car collection includes a Rolls Royce, Mercedes Benz, and a White BMW 3 Series.
Vanessa Mdee net worth
Apart from earning from YouTube, Vanessa has other several sources of income. She has won herself great deals such as ambassador for slim tea and ambassador for mobile cab-hailing app. Besides, she participated in season 2 Coke Studio Africa that paid her well. Her net worth is estimated at $1 – $5 million.
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