Marioo is a Tanzanian singer, poet, Guitarist, and songwriter. He is currently not signed under any record label. His real name is Omari Mwanga, popular as Marioo. His genre of music is Bongo Flava, Amapiano, R&B, and Afrobeats.
Real name: Omari Mwanga
Occupation: singer, songwriter, Poet, Guitarist
Birthday: 1st January, 1995
Star sign: Libra
Birth place: Kibiti, Pwani Tanzania
Net Worth: $100,000
Marioo was born in 1995 in Temeke Dar es Salaam. Later when of age, he was taken to Kibiti, Pwani in Tanzania where he lived with his grandmother as he studied. He, however, went back to Temeke after dropping out of school.
He studied up to the high school level but dropped out a few months after joining form one due to unfavorable conditions. He later joined his uncle in his garage where he was taught how to repair cars.
Before venturing into music, he worked as a welding technician in Dar es salaam.
One lucky day, he met with a client while at work who helped him get to a studio to record his music.
In 2017, he recorded his debut single, ‘Dar Kugumu‘, which was later released in January 2018 under Instinct Records.
The song was his breakthrough as it gained fame and propelled him into the limelight.
He has since then released more and more hits.
In 2022 December 9th, Marioo released his debut album ‘ The Kid You Know’.
He is not yet married.
He dated Mimi Mars, Vanessa Mdee’s younger sister but they later separated.
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Awards & Recognitions
In 2020, he was nominated as The Beat New MVP at Sound City Awards.
In 2021, he was nominated as the Best Newcomer at All Africa Music Awards.
In 2021, he won Stylish Music of the Year, Song Bongo Flava, Male Artist Bongo Flava at Swahili Fashion Awards.
In 2022, he was nominated as a Composer and Melody at Tanzania Music Award.
His songs includes the following;
- Dear Ex
- My Life
- Laga Laga
- Mi Amor
- I miss you
- Mwagia Ndani
- I Love You
- Mama Amina
- Leo Sina Mbaya
- Only You
His wealth is estimated to be worth $100,000. He earns most of his money from music, albums, and stage performances.
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