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Kuami Eugene Biography, real name and net worth

By | January 4, 2023

Who is Kuami Eugene? Kuami Eugene is a Ghanaian highlife musician, songwriter, and producer. In 2018, he won the Artist of the Year Award at the Eastern Music Awards and in 2020 at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. Kwami has won the Highlife Artist of the Year Award in different years at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards and the 3Music Awards in Ghana. He is signed to Lynx Entertainment and has a partnership with Empire Distribution. He has released songs like Angela, Confusion, and Single.

Profile Summary of Kuami Eugene

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Real name: Eugene Kwame Marfo
Date of Birth: February 1, 1997
Age: 27 years old
Nationality: Ghanaian
Profession: Musician
Genres: Highlife, Afrobeats, Afropop
Hometown: Akim Oda, Eastern Region
Tribe: Akyem
Instagram: @kuamieugene
Twitter(X): @KuamiEugene

Early Life

Kuami Eugene was born in Akim Oda, Eastern Region, on February 1, 1977, to Mr. Alex Marfo and Mrs. Juliana Marfo. He was brought to Accra when he was three (3) years old, and he lived with his family at Bubuashie, Kaneshie, and then Fadama, a suburb of Accra. The Rockstar is 27 years old and the third child of his parents.

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Parents

Kuami Eugene’s parents are Mr. Alex Marfo and Mrs. Juliana Marfo. Alex is a former musician, and Mrs. Juliana is a Businesswoman. Both parents are natives of Akim Oda.

Siblings

He has two brothers and one sister. His two brothers are Christian Marfo (First Child) and Alex Marfo Jr (Fourth Child), and his sister is called Stephanie Marfo (Second Child).

Educational Background

He had his high school education at Salvation Army Senior High School in Akim Wenchi, Eastern Region. After high school, he proceeded to Ghana Communication Technology University at Tesano, Accra.

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Wife

Kuami Eugene is not married.

Children

He has no children.

Girlfriend

Eugene has a girlfriend, as revealed by his former house help, Mary.

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Music Career

Kuami Eugene began his music journey at a young age when he joined the Presbyterian Church Choir in Fadama, where he worshipped with his family. Later, he learned how to play the keyboard, drum, and guitar and played all these instruments in Church, especially the drums.

When Kuami started high school, he used to skip school and go to a studio in the Eastern Region to learn more about making music. He also played truant to go and perform at shows closer to where the school he attended was located. However, one day, the school authorities found out about his actions, and he was punished. But that didn’t make Eugene give up on his passion.

Kuami Eugene was a gospel musician, and he released a few gospel songs, but along the line, he changed his genre of music to highlife. In 2015, the Rockstar joined the MTN Hitmaker reality show, and after the competition, he placed third. He was signed by Richie, the CEO of Lynx Group Limited toLynx Entertainment after MTN Hitmaker, and on November 9, 2016, he dropped his first song titled “Ebeyeyie.” on January 13, 2017, he released his second single, “Show Dem” ft Ko-Jo.

He was nominated in the Unsung Category of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards in 2017 and won the award. On April 14, 2017, Kwame dropped his third single, “Fadama Boy,” and his fourth, “Boom Bang Bang,” on May 15, 2017. However, he got his breakthrough after releasing his fifth single, “Angela,” on September 6, 2017. At the time, he was 20 years old. The Angela song music video had 1 million views in one month and was in the top 10 of playlists till the beginning of 2018. He won the Male Vocalist and Artist of the Year Awards at the Eastern Music Awards 2017.

After “Angela,” Kuami Eugene released Confusion, and since then, he has dropped a lot of songs and come out with an EP and two Albums. He has worked with musicians like MzVee, Kidi, Shatta Wale, Lasmid, and Kwame Yogot. He has also written songs for some of these artists and produced some of the songs as well.

Albums

  • Love and Chaos (October 12, 2023).
  • Son of Africa (October 9, 2020).
  • Rockstar (December 15, 2018).

External Play (EP)

  • Afro Highlife (2021).

List of Kuami Eugene Songs

  • Monica
  • Fate
  • Yolo
  • Energy
  • Single (2022)
  • I Feel Nice (2022)
  • Take Away (2022)
  • Bunker
  • Dollar On You
  • Wish Me Well
  • Wish Me Well Remix ft. Ice Prince
  • Show Body
  • Shake
  • Walaahi
  • Open Gate
  • Tena Fie
  • Meji Meji ft. Davido
  • Forget
  • Will You
  • Angela
  • Heaven
  • No One
  • Demigod
  • Borkor
  • Wa Ye Wie ft. Obaapa Christy
  • Marry Me
  • Dance Hard ft. Zlatan
  • Ghana We Dey ft. Shatta Wale & Samini
  • Confusion
  • Boom Bang Bang
  • Aku Shika
  • Ebeyeyie
  • Fadama Boy
  • Son of Africa
  • No More ft. Sarkodie
  • Ohemaa ft. Kidi
  • Scolom ft. Prince Bright
  • My Time
  • Take Away
  • Show Body ft. Falz
  • Give It To Me ft. Eddy Kenzo
  • Beifuor ft. Sarkodie & DJ Mensah
  • Showdem ft. Ko-Jo Cue
  • Ewurade
  • Mama
  • Amen
  • Fire Fire

Awards

  • Highlife Artist of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2021.
  • Highlife Act of the Year – 3Music Awards 2021.
  • Best Highlife Video – MTN 4syte TV Music Video Awards 2021.
  • Best Storyline – MTN 4syte TV Music Video Awards 2021.
  • Best Edited Video – 4syte TV Music Video Awards 2021.
  • Highlife Act of the Year – 3Music Awards 2020.
  • Highlife Artiste of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2020.
  • Artiste of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2020.
  • Artiste of the Year – Ghana Music & Arts Awards Europe 2019.
  • Highlife Artiste of the Year – Ghana Music & Arts Awards Europe 2019.
  • Highlife Song of the Year – Ghana Music & Arts Awards Europe 2019.
  • Highlife Song of the Year – Ghana Music Awards UK 2019.
  • Highlife Artiste of the Year – Ghana Music Awards UK 2019.
  • Highlife Song of the Year – 3Music Awards 2019.
  • Highlife Act of the Year – 3Music Awards 2019.
  • Album of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2019.
  • Highlife Artist of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2019.
  • Producer of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2019.
  • Male Vocalist of the Year – Eastern Music Awards 2018.
  • Artiste of the Year – Eastern Music Awards 2018.
  • Highlife Artiste of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2018.
  • Best New Artiste of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2018.
  • Most Promising Artist In Africa – All Africa Music Awards 2018.
  • Best New Artist of the Year – Ghana Music Awards UK 2018.
  • Unsung Artiste of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2017.

House and Cars

Kuami Eugene owns a house in Accra, Ghana. His cars include a Range Rover and a customized Chevrolet Camaro.

Net worth

He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

FAQs about Kuami Eugene

• How old is Kuami Eugene?
He is 27 years old as of 2024.

• What is the real name of Kuami Eugene?
His real name is Eugene Kwame Marfo.

• Does Kuami Eugene have a child?
No.

• What car does Kuami Eugene Drive?
He drives a Range Rover and a Chevrolet Camaro.

• Where is Kuami Eugene from?
He comes from Akim Oda in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

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