Nigerian Celebrities Biography: Muma Gee

Muma Gee’s Biography

 

Synopsis:

The 3rd of six children, Muma Gee was born Gift Iyumame Uwame on 18 November 1978 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Her stagename means ‘do good Gift’. She was raised in a devoted Christian family by her single mother after the death of the father. As a child, she was actively involved in the church choir. It was there she began to nurture her music talent. She is a Nigerian songwriter, musician and TV personality. Her blend of music and unique style of Afro pop, reggae and soul make her stand out among her contemporaries. She became popular at the release of ‘Jade’, which is a track from her debut album of the same title. In 2010, she participated in a widely watched and keenly contested reality TV show Gulder Ultimate Search. This further boosts her fame as a music artiste. At her eviction from the show, she released two of her songs titled ‘Amebo’ and ‘African Juice’. Both songs were so warmly received that they won her some nominations for awards. In addition to singing, Muma Gee is a successful businessperson. She has won awards for her unique style.

Genre: African pop, Reggae

Education:

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt.

Popular Tracks:

  • ‘Amebo’
  • ‘African Juice’
  • ‘Kade’
  • ‘Jikele’
  • ‘Port Harcourt is Back’

Albums including year released:

  • The Woman in Question (2010)
  • Kade (2006)

Awards:

  • Nominations from 4th City People Awards
  • Nigerian Music Video Awards
  • AMEN Awards

Controversies:

During her participation at the celebrity edition of the Gulder Ultimate Search, Muma Gee was fond of a Nollywood star Emeka Ike. It was even said that both were caught playing some intimate game in a bathroom scene. It soon turned to a sex scandal. Insinuations poured in on social media regarding their relationship. Interestingly, however, at a Thanksgiving ceremony organised by the winner of the Gulder Ultimate Search, Emeka Ike, Muma Gee met Prince Eke, Emeka’s best friend. A year later, they became officially declared husband and wife.

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