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|Date of Birth:||7 June 1988|
|Age:||34 years (2022)|
|Occupation:||Singer, Rapper, Television Personality and Radio Host|
Vanessa Mdee Biography
Vanessa Hau Mdee was born on 7 June 1988, she is a Tanzanian singer, rapper, television personality and radio host. Mdee is popularly known for being the first ever Tanzanian MTV VJ.
Early Life and Education
Vanessa Mdee was born on 7 June 1988 in Arusha, the third-largest city in Tanzania.
Vanessa Mdee became familiar with various cultures after growing up in New York, Paris, Nairobi and Arusha.
Vanessa Mdee obtained her secondary and high level education at Arusha Modern High School.
Vanessa Mdee attended university at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa to pursue a law degree.
Vanessa Mdee quickly became familiar with many different forms of creative and performing arts.
Vanessa Mdee Career
She later rose to prominence as a radio and TV host, hosting Epic Bongo Star Search and Dume Challenge for ITV Tanzania before signing to B’Hits Music Group in late 2012.
After joining B’hits Music Group, Mdee collaborated with Tanzanian rapper A.Y. on a record Money and Ommy Dimpoz, a Bongo Flava artist on a record Me and You that was later voted Song of the Year during the 2013 Kilimanjaro Music Awards.
She received an even bigger buzz with the release of her first solo single “Closer”, which in its first week was downloaded over 30,000 times, a feat achieved by no other Tanzanian artist. “Closer” remained on the charts for over 13 weeks.
Vanessa has had the chance to interview many artists, such as K’Naan, Kelly Rowland, French Montana, Mac Miller, Rick Ross, Ludacris, Miguel, Donald, Nazizi, Xtatic, Stella Mwangi, Camp Mulla, Tay Grin, Teargas and many more African and international acts.
In 2015 and 2016, she released three singles (“Nobody But Me”, “Never Ever” and “Niroge”) which were also received well. In 2018, she was signed to Universal Music Group.
Vanessa Mdee has been rumoured to have been in a number of romantic relationships but the only confirmed relationship is with her now ex, Tanzanian music star, Juma Jux.
The pair were in a relationship for six years before the final breakup in 2018 which they mutually agreed to keep secret before Vanessa revealed the news in an interview in 2019.
Juma Jux later revealed in an interview that his first breakup with the singer was as a result of a picture of Vanessa with Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince, with the two looking cozy.
Vanessa was also linked to a rumoured romantic relationship with American superstar, Trey Songz, which she later refuted in an interview.
On 25 November 2019, Rotimi, popularly known by his character, Andre, in the popular TV series, Power, shared a picture of him and Vanessa posing in an elevator on date night, with Vanessa also confirming their relationship by posting the same picture with a different caption.
Rotimi told the story of how the two met at a party and hit it off and Vanessa also said in an interview how she knew he was her husband, only two days after meeting him.
In a video posted on Instagram with Rotimi who was later joined by Vanessa, the pair revealed that they both had tattoos of each other’s name on their bodies; her (middle) name, Hau, on his right wrist and his name, Rotimi, on her chest. They also have matching tattoos of the number 1045 on their wrists.
In December 2020, Vanessa announced her engagement to Rotimi by posting a video of her diamond ring on Instagram along with a long caption.
The pair was expecting their first child together. It was announced with a series of maternity photos. On 29 September 2021, they welcomed a boy.
Vanessa Mdee Net Worth
Vanessa Mdee is a Tanzanian singer, rapper, television personality and radio host. She has an estimated net worth of $500,000.