Belle 9 Biography, Music Career, Awards, Relationships and Net Worth
26 May 2020
By Paul A
Who is Belle 9?
Belle 9 is a Tanzanian singer who was born in the Iringa region. Alongside his family, they moved to Morogoro where he grew up. Due to music commitments Belle 9 moved to Dar es Salaam where he currently resides.
How old is Belle 9?
Belle 9 was born on September 9 but he has never disclosed his birth year publicly. From the start of his career, Belle 9 vowed not to have his private life in the public domain.
Belle 9 music career
Belle 9 was forced to quit school in Form 4 and resolved to pursue music. He began his career by performing at talent shows and discos where he got several rewards. After receiving the rewards, Belle 9 decided to pursue music as a profession. At the start of his career, Belle 9 was in a local group alongside Dynamo and Mully B.
While in Morogoro, promoters used to record him and send the tapes to Dar es Salaam for radio airtime. He later ditched the crew and joined Mwana Gangster who helped him record his initial songs. His first hit song was ‘Sumu ya Penzi’. The song gave Belle 9 a mainstream reach that propelled him to commercial success. From this point Belle 9 became a household name in Tanzania receiving massive airplay across East Africa. In 2019, Belle 9 took a break from music after his contract with the management team came to an end. In March 2020, Belle 9 re-emerged stating that he was back to doing music.
What are some of Belle 9’s popular songs?
- Umefanana nae
- Simu ya Penzi
- Shauri Zao
- Wewe ni wangu
- Ma ole
- Give it to me
Which Awards has Belle 9 Won?
Throughout his career, Belle 9 has been nominated for various awards but he is yet to win any. During the 2011 Tanzania Music Awards Belle 9 was nominated in three categories including Best RnB Song, Best Male Artist, and Best Male Singer. In 2012, he was also nominated in four categories like the previous year alongside the Best Songwriter.
What is Belle 9’s Net worth?
Belle 9’s cumulatively net worth is not publicly known. However, the musician makes money from live shows, endorsements, music royalties, and streaming platforms.
Is Belle 9 in a relationship?
Throughout his career Belle 9 has managed to keep his personal life private. To this extent it is not whether Belle 9 is dating or married.