Kelvin Bahati Biography, Career, Politics, Age, Wife, Family and Net Worth

Kelvin Bahati, born Kelvin Kioko Bahati is a celebrated Kenyan musician turned politician. A part from his music and political career he is also a social media influencer as well as a reality TV star. Bahati is well known for his rivalry with Willy Paul a fellow musician.

The Mathare-born star was born in a poor family and ended up being raised in a children’s home after he lost his parents. His success is the right definition of rising from rags to riches. Despite being raised in a children’s home, his talents uplifted him to an extent of dining at the same table with high-profiled people in society.

Being of the most successful musician and a Kenyan celeb we take a look at his journey to greatness. We also analyze his new journey in politics.

Kelvin Bahati Biography

Kelvin Bahati Age and Place of Birth

The renowned Musician was born in Makueni County in December 1993.

Kelvin Bahati Family

Bahati lost his parent at a very young age which led him to leave on the streets but eventually landed in a children’s home where he was brought up until he completed his secondary school.

Wife  and Kids

Kelvin Bahati Biography

The new politician in town is married to a musician and social media influencer, Diana Marua. The two met way back in 2016 when Diana was featured in Bahati’s song dubbed ‘Mapezi’.  At first, they started as prayer partners as they claimed but one thing led to another and their prayers ended up in marriage.

They have two kids together, and Bahati has another baby with his ex-girlfriend Yvonne Obura. In addition, he also has an adopted son by the name of Morgan Bahati.


Bahati came into the limelight in 2010, after a mind-blowing performance at the Music Festival National Level that was held in Nakuru. During the performance, he did a song while playing a guitar and it went viral.

In late 2012, he dropped his first hit song titled “Siku Ya Kwanza” a gospel song that did very well in the country. At the time he was still young trying to figure out his way in the music industry.

After dropping the “Siku ya Kwanza” jam in 2012, in 2013 he surprised the nation when he released another hit titled “Mama” which fully established him in the music industry. In 2014, he released “Barua” which also became a national anthem and was being played in every corner of the country.

By 2015, he was the hottest kid in the music industry bagging four awards in the famous awards, Groove awards. At the time his hit song at that time “Barua” gave him three out of the four awards he got.

Since he began his career he has released a series of hit