Mary Lincoln: Bio, Early life, Education, Career, Husband, Scandals

Kenyan Gospel Musician, Mary Lincoln

Mary Lincoln is a popular Kikuyu gospel musician who sings in her local dialect. She is also a content creator, businesswoman, and designer. Mary Lincoln is the daughter of James Gichuru and Lucy Nyawira.

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Fun facts about Mary Lincoln

  • Place of birth: Wiyumiririe in Nyahururu, Nyandarua County.
  • Birthday: To be updated soon
  • Husband/Boyfriend: Njogu wa Njoroge
  • Ex-husband: Kamau Lincoln
  • Children: Uknown
  • Mother: Lucy Nyawira
  • Father: James Gichuru
  • Occupation: Musician and businessperson

Early life and Education

Mary was born in Wiyumiririe in Nyahururu, Nyandarua County. She is the sixth born in a family of thirteen. Mary Lincoln started her education journey at Wiyumiririe primary and later joined Wiyumiririe
High School
for her Secondary education.

Not much of her higher education is available to the public.

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Mary Lincoln Career

The musician is fortunate enough as she has a successful career with some of her music bagging a whopping 3 million views on YouTube.

Some of her popular songs are Ngai Niarumitie Makinya, Matuku Matana Thia Thia, Imera Ciothe, and Kamuhari. The musician has six albums.

During her early years’ things were tough for her family so she run away from home to seek greener pastures. She ended up getting a job as a house help in Embakasi, Nairobi County. Her employer was compassionate enough to bring her to the church where she would sing.

Apart from music, the musician is also a businesswoman. She once owned a hair salon and also worked there as a stylist.

Lincoln also has a music band that she hires out for live concerts.

Mary Lincoln songs on youtube

Some of her popular songs are Ngai Niarumitie Makinya, Matuku Matana Thia Thia, Imera Ciothe, and Kamuhari. The musician has six albums.

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Mary Lincoln Husband and Family

Radio presenter Njogu wa Njoroge and Mary Lincoln. Photo/

Mary is married to former radio presenter Njogu wa Njoroge. The couple exchanged vows in 2020. Their wedding was attended by popular musicians and media personalities in Kenya’s entertainment industry.

Comedian Muthee Kiengei, Kikuyu musician Samidoh, and Wangeci Wa Kariuki were some of the notable figures in attendance.

This however is not her first marriage. She was previously married to her first husband Kamau Lincoln for around thirteen years and had three children.

The news of her marriage to Njogu wa Njoroge did not appeal to many as Njogu wa Njoroge had also left her wife Anne Wairimu who was her friend.

Her ex-husband Kamau Lincoln took to Facebook to bash the couple with a post on his timeline where he wrote that he was in a relationship with her and have three kids. He further moved to ask what was funny about it claiming that Mary is a second-hand thing and all that glitters is not Gold.

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Mary Lincoln Scandal

At some time around October 2022, she was the most tweeted person as news and pictures of her leaked video and picture spurred across the internet.

This drama all started when a blogger whose real identity is not known but identifies as Martha Mwihaki claimed to have Mary’s nudes. In a post, the vlogger without mentioning Mary claimed that the singer was sending the pictures to a wealthy man who was willing to pay her rent of Ksh. 35000.

Days after the release of the pictures the singer sought forgiveness and went to The Christian Foundation Fellowship church in Kiambu to seek forgiveness and repentance.

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