Nikita Kering Bio, Age, Career, Boyfriend, Family, Education and Net Worth
Nikita Kering, born Nikita Chepchumba Kering is a celebrated Kenyan female musician, media personality, and actress. Kering has been in the music industry for a couple of years and she has produced a series of hits including the popular ‘EX ‘single released in June 2021.
Currently, the ‘Ex’ singer is signed under The Universal Music, one of the biggest recording rebels operating globally. She rose to fame through her single titled “Tragedy” and through her successful journey, she bagged numerous awards at a young age.
Being an inspiration to so many young girls out here today we look at her journey and how she made it into the controversial Kenyan music industry.
Nikita Kering Age and Place of Birth
Kering was born on February 26th, 2002 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Nikita attended the Riara Spring Academy, she later joined Kilimani Junior Academy before proceeding to Brookhouse International School for A-levels. She joined Brookhouse International through a partial scholarship.
Nikita Kering Career
Nikita began her musical journey at a tender age singing to family and friends until veteran Kalenjin musician, Emmy Kosgei introduced her to the world in 2012. Emmy Kosgei was the first musician to musician to hand her a full stage with a huge crowd during her album launch.
She left the crowd amazed with her performance and this served as some sought of a push for her to work more on her career. After that, she decided to put more work into her career while juggling with education. As an actress during her school days, she performed in several plays and school productions.
Kering later signed up for EmPawa Africa an initiative started by a Nigerian artist Mr.Eazi to promote African artists. The curvy musician made it to the top 10 finalists who were set to undergo training and groomed for a World Stage.
Despite making it to the finals, Nikita was unable to continue with the program as she was too young at the time. Even though she never proceeded to the next level, the initiative opened more doors for her as the initiator of the programs promised to support in her in the future.
Her style of music has been well-received by her audience and it has bagged her different accolades. Throughout her career, she has been natured by veteran musicians like the legendary Eric Wainana. Nikita recently released an EP “A Side Of Me ” that has been doing quite well on digital platforms.
- 2018 Pulse Music Video Awards (PMVA) for Best New Artiste
- 2019 All Africa Music Awards for Best Female Artiste in Eastern Africa
- 2019 All Africa Music Awards for Revelation of the African Continent
- 2021 All Africa Music Awards for Best RnB and Soul Artist
- 2021 All Africa Music Awards for Best Female Artiste East Africa.
Nikita Kering boyfriend
Kireng has maintained a low profile in matters concerning her personal life and much is not known about her boyfriend at the moment.
Being one of the top female musicians, Kering has an estimated net worth of over Ksh 2 million.