Edrisah Musuuza, aka Eddy Kenzo, is undoubtedly the most prominent musician in Uganda right now. From producing great hits, winning international awards, and gracing international platforms, Eddy Kenzo has come a long way to making a big name for himself and we couldn’t be any prouder of him.
Today we look at Eddy Kenzo’s net worth in 2022 and discuss how he makes his money as well as how he spends it.
What is Eddy Kenzo’s net worth?
Different sources provide different values as Eddy Kenzo’s net worth. However, the most prominent value that has been quoted is $350 000 which is equivalent to UGX 1.2 million.
The 33-year-old Sitya Loss hitmaker has accumulated this wealth through his work as a musician, businessman and brand ambassador.
Here is how each of Eddy Kenzo’s hustles brings him money.
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Eddy Kenzo’s music
Eddy Kenzo began his professional music career in 2008 with his debut single Yanimba. His second song Stamina, however, is what made him known as the song was widely used during the 2010 campaigns by politicians.
In 2014, Eddy Kenzo gifted the world with Sitya Loss and officially became an international sensation.
Sitya Loss was choreographed by the widely famed Ghetto Kids and their video went viral becoming one of the most-watched videos in Africa. Besides becoming an international sensation, Eddy Kenzo also went on to win the first BET award in Uganda and East Africa, all thanks to Sitya Loss.
As of 2022, Kenzo has produced five albums and a handful of singles. He has also won more than ten awards to his name, and he just keeps getting better. In 2016, his song Mbilo Mbilo was used as a soundtrack in Disney’s film- Queen of Katwe.
The consistent growth of Eddy Kenzo’s net worth can be greatly attributed to his success in music. Besides earning money from the sales of his albums and licenses, he also earns from live performances and is currently among the most expensive artists to book in Uganda. According to reports, he charges around $1300 to perform in Uganda and about $10000 to perform on international platforms.
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Eddy Kenzo’s production label
Besides being a musician, Eddy Kenzo is also a gifted music producer. In 2014, shortly before releasing Sitya Loss, he launched his production label Big Talent Entertainment through which he released all his albums.
Some of the artists who began their music careers under Kenzo’s Big Talent Entertainment include Pia Pounds, Levixone, Big Eye, Tip Swizzy, Geosteady, and Gravity Omutujju.
Along with nurturing young talent and producing great hits, Big Talent Entertainment has also helped Eddy Kenzo smile all the way to his bank.
Eddy Kenzo endorsements
With millions of fans who love his music and millions of social media followers, Eddy Kenzo is one of the most sought-after brand ambassadors by corporates.
Some of the big firms that Kenzo has worked with include the Ministry of Tourism, Alkhaleeji Tours and Travels and Airtel.
In a past interview, the artist revealed that he had turned down a billion shilling endorsement deal with a European alcohol company because he is Muslim and his religion doesn’t permit the use of alcohol.
Eddy Kenzo’s house
Eddy Kenzo's net worth allows him to live like the king that he is. He owns a multi-million mansion in Seguku, along Entebbe road in Kampala.
The mansion is said to have cost the musician around $500,000. It has 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
Kenzo owns land in Masaka where he reportedly grows bananas.
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Eddy Kenzo cars
Besides living in a huge mansion, Eddy Kenzo also has an appetite for sleek cars. Some of the expensive toys that are owned by Kenzo include a Land Cruiser V8, a Range Rover Sport, BMW X5, A Mercedes Benz sprinter, and a Bentley.
Eddy Kenzo’s philanthropy
Along with using his money to make his life as comfortable as possible, Eddy Kenzo also has a generous heart and is big at giving back to the community.
He is the founder of several charities including Eddy Kenzo Foundation International and Big Talent Soccer Academy both of which are aimed at helping underprivileged children.