Alikiba Biography, age, education, wife, children, houses, cars, music career, and Networth
Ali Saleh Kiba, popularly known by his stage name Ali Kiba, is a Tanzanian musician, songwriter, and actor. He was born on November 26, 1986, in Iringa, Tanzania.
There is very limited information regarding Ali Kiba’s education. However, it is known that he attended Upanga Primary School and later went to Azania Secondary School in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
After finishing high school, it is believed that he pursued a college education but the specific details on what he studied and where he attended are not publicly known. Despite the lack of specific information about his education, Ali Kiba’s success in the music industry has been a reflection of his hard work, dedication, and talent.
Kiba’s musical ability was discovered at a young age, and he started his music career in the early 2000s. He began his professional career in music in 2004 with his debut album, “Cinderella.” The album was very successful and gained attention across Tanzania and East Africa. He followed this up with another successful album named “Dhadilisha” in 2005.
Kiba’s breakthrough came in 2007 with the release of his third album, “Ali K 4Real.” The album included many popular songs like “Mapenzi,” “Nakshi Mrembo,” and “Usiniseme,” which established Kiba as a top Tanzanian musician. In the same year, he won several awards in recognition of his talent, including Tanzania Music Awards and Kilimanjaro Music Awards.
In 2010, Kiba released his fourth album, “Maumivu Per Day,” which was also a commercial success. The album included several hit singles, such as “Nichuum,” which was one of the most played songs on Tanzanian radio that year.
Kiba has also collaborated with other artists from across Africa, including Davido, Sauti Sol, and Diamond Platnumz. Additionally, he has acted in several movies and TV shows in Tanzania and East Africa.
In recent years, Kiba has continued to release hit songs, perform at concerts and festivals, and maintain his status as one of Tanzania’s most prominent musicians. He has won numerous awards, including the African Entertainment Awards USA for Best Male East Africa in 2020.
Alikiba Wife and Children
Alikiba is married to his wife Amina Khalef. The couple got married in April 2018 in a lavish wedding ceremony held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Amina Khalef is a Kenyan and the couple has been together for several years before tying the knot.
Alikiba and Amina have two children together, a son named Keyaan born in 2016, and a daughter named Princess Sameerah born in 2018. Alikiba is also a father to two other children from his previous relationships, namely a son named Dylan and a daughter named Amiya.
Houses and Cars
Alikiba is known to be one of the wealthiest musicians in East Africa and has several properties and cars to his name. He has not publicly revealed all of his assets, but some of the houses and cars that he owns include:
- A luxurious mansion in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
- A holiday home in Mombasa, Kenya
- Rolls Royce Phantom
- Mercedes-Benz S-Class
- Range Rover Sport
- BMW X5
- Toyota Land Cruiser V8
Alikiba is also an investor in real estate and has several other properties to his name. He has been able to amass such a fortune due to his successful music career and other business ventures.
Alikiba’s exact net worth is not publicly known as he has not disclosed his income or assets. However, he is considered to be one of the wealthiest musicians in East Africa, with a successful career in music and notable investment ventures. Alikiba’s music has been popular not only in Tanzania but also in other African countries, which has helped him to amass a considerable fortune.
Aside from music, Alikiba is a businessman who runs several business ventures, including a record label known as Kings Music and a clothing line called AJ. He has also been a brand ambassador for several top companies in Tanzania and has been involved in various charity initiatives. With all these ventures, Alikiba is estimated to have a net worth of around $10 million (USD).