Joy Janet Biography

joy janet biography

Joy Janet is a Kikuyu gospel music writer and singer. She became famous after releasing her first song “Ni Thakame” under Finetune Media which is managed by legendary Kikuyu gospel artist Shiro Wa GP.

Joy comes from a very humble background and her talent was realized by Shiro Wa GP after she asked her fans to do challenges on a music she had produced back then. Joy emerged as the winner of the challenge and was offered a chance to produce her music sponsored by Shiro wa Gp. During that Time Joy Janet was just a form 2 student at Thika. She is the first born in a family of 4.

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Joy Janet was born on March 30 2003 and she is just 19 years old as of 2022. She completed her secondary education after sitting for her KCSE exam on Dec 2022. Joy started composing while still in primary school and she would always perform before her friends and teachers. Recording her own music was a dream come true.

Joy Janet Family

Joy comes from a very poor family and his dad Simon Mwangi always struggled to feed them.  She even disclosed that sometimes they would sleep hungry and they slept on the floor together with her siblings. Speaking in an interview with Jeremy Damaris of KDM TV, she said life was not easy after her fame since she would perform and go back to sleep hungry on the floor. Well-wishers and fans however contributed to support her financially.

Joy Janet Music Career

The artist came into the limelight after releasing her first single “Ni Thakame” which has surpassed 1 Million views on YouTube. After Shiro Wa GP realized her potential, she offered her a chance to do a collabo with her “Mugaruri” which was a game changer for her. She has however produced several hits since then that have been accepted hugely. Some of her music is as below

  1.  Ni thakame
  2. Ngai mugaruri ft Shiro Wa GP
  3. Njitikira
  4. Nguuga atia
  5. Ndirikania
  6. Ndigugukararia
  7. Mwihoko

Joy Janet is currently not married since she is still young and recently completed her secondary education. There once were rumors that she was dating a fellow artist but she strongly refuted it. This was after they were spotted together severally.

Joy Janet and Shiro wa Gp during the Mugaruri music video shoot. Source: YouTube

Joy Janet Net worth

The artist is currently managed by Shiru Wa GP’s label Finetune Media. She changes between ksh 15,000 and 60,000 for her performances. She also earns approximately Ksh 25,000 per month on YouTube from her music videos. Her Net worth is approximately Ksh 500,000.


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