Jimmy Gait, Songs, Wife, Age, Businesses, Family, Full name

Jimmy Gait
Jimmy Gait

Jimmy Gait Biography

James Ngaita Ngigi is popularly known in the Kenyan gospel music industry as Jimmy Gait. Among his popular hit is muhadhara.

About Jimmy Gait

Real name: James Ngaita Ngigi

Popular name: Jimmy Gait

Place of birth: Escarpment, Lari, Kiambu County

Birthday: 15th July

Year of Birth: 1980

Age: 43 years

Gender: Male


Nationality: Kenyan

Tribe: Kikuyu

Sexual Orientation: Straight

Career/Profession: Musician

Jimmy Gait Family

He is the first born in a family of four, comprising two sisters and a brother. However, there are no details about his parents and siblings’ names.

Jimmy Gait Age

The gospel musician was born on 15th July 1980, he is 43 years old. He marks his birthday on July 15 every year.

Jimmy Gait Education

Growing up in Kiambu county, Jimmy attended Escarpment primary school and later joined Lari secondary school. Jimmy was raised as a Christian and attended Moffat Bible College, where he received a High certificate in Bible and Theology.

Jimmy Gait Songs/music career

It is while taking theology studies that he began to gain popularity as a member of a group comprising of twelve coworkers that sang in events while in Kijabe. He takes pride of having to produce powerful solo’s during their performances.

Jimmy Gait muhadhara

The musician| song writer was now motivated to get into the larger Kenyan music market eventually releasing his first hit song ‘Muhadhara’ in 2008. The song details “his initial life” in Nairobi. Having been born in Kenya’s Kiambu district, Lari division, and Escarpment sub location, his time in the city was extensively dramatic, and the events that happened inspired him to sing about how a wealthy woman wanted to trap him in her “evil snares” under the guise that she just wanted him to play at her event.

This was not just a hit song, but a great breakthrough in the Kenyan gospel scene. His first album comprised five song but ‘Muhadhara’ created a base from which other hit songs such as ‘Huratiti’ found their ways to the listeners. Jimmy went ahead to work with several other artists including travelling down to South Africa for collaboration with Papa Dennis.

The hit song ‘Mzuka huu’ provided Gait with an opportunity to bring several gospel stars and the message was to vehemently appreciate artists who were impressively placing the gospel scene a notch higher. Along with starting the “Make it or Make it” campaign, Jimmy is also known for his work in music. Through this initiative, prominent industry figures inspired and pushed young people to be the best they could be because, in this world, success depends on finding a way to “make it” by any means possible.

Hit songs

  • Signature
  • Appointment
  • Kuna day
  • Holiday
  • Furi furi dance
  • Muoyo
  • Tiga ni ngai

Jimmy Gait Businesses

In the business world, he has managed to set up a studio besides numerous investments in IT.

Jimmy Gait sickness

Despite his success in music and now business environment, life has not been just a fair play for him. In some instances, controversial issues have come along his way including a misdiagnosis for throat cancer.

Jimmy Gait Net worth

Although his net worth fluctuates from time to time, he is estimated to be KSh5 million wealthy. He gets much of his income from his businesses and performances.