Joseph Mayanja whose stage name is Jose Chameleon is a Ugandan Afrobeat singer and songwriter who
mostly sings in Luganda, English and Kiswahili.
Jose Chameleon Age
He was born on 30th April, 1979 in Uganda, he is 44 years. He celebrates his birthday every 30th of April each year.
Jose Chameleon family
His siblings are Douglas Mayanja aka ,Pius Mayanja aka Pallaso who is also a music artist; Henry Kasozi and the late Emmanuel Mayanja famously known as AK47.
Jose Chameleone Wife and Children
Chameleone is married to his beautiful wife Daniella Mayanja. They got married in 2008. The couple are blessed with five kids namely Xara Amani Mayanja, Alfa Joseph Mayanja, Abba Marcus Mayanja, Alba Shyne Mayanja, Amma Christian Mayanja.
Jose Chameleone Education Background
There is no information on which primary school Chameleon attended but he did his secondary school at the Progressive Secondary School in Kampala. It’s not known where he did his tertiary education or not.
Jose Chameleone Music
His love for musical career can be clearly traced back to 1996 when he worked as a DJ at the Missouri night club in Kampala, Uganda. He later joined one of the Kdenyan record label named Ogopa Djs and this is where he discovered his music talent after he released first single known as ‘Bageya’ ft Redsan.
However, Chameleon released his first album in 2000 and thereafter he released a total of thirteen albums including Valu valu, Sweet Banana, Kipepeo, Bayuda, Badilisha, Shida za dunia
Chameleon is now a CEO for a music label known as Leone Island.
Jose Chameleon award nominations
- Chameleon fist nomination was in 2003 as the Best East Africa Artist by Kora Awards
- Best East African Male Artist followed immediately the following year in 2004 by Kora Awards
- In 2006 he was nominated theBest African Act by MOBO Awards
- In 2007 he won the Best African Act Nominees by MTV Europe Music Awards
- In 2012 his song (Valu Valu) won the Best East African Song and this was by Tanzania Music Awards.
- Jose Chameleon received valrious awards from 2003 to 2011 for most of his songs.
Jose Chameleone Net worth
Chameleone is among the richest musicians in East Africa with a net worth of about $6 million