Fally Ipupa Biography: Age, Net Worth, Wife, Albums, Children & Genre Of Music

  1. Basic Information

    Stage Name: Fally Ipupa
    Real Name: Fally Ipupa N’simba
    Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur
    Date Of Birth/Age: 14 December 1977
    Place of Birth: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the
    Gender: Male
    Nationality: Congolese
    Marital Status: Married (to Nana Ketchup)
    Education: Université de Kinshasa

Fally Ipupa Biography

Fally is a singer, songwriter, dancers and record producer of Congolese provenance. 

His foray into music began back in boarding school, when he would sing and play the conga in church. Thereafter he learned to play the guitar and began singing with his family. 

Along the line, he and his friends decided to form a band. The band practiced every opportunity it had. It’s members also listened to folkloric music about the equatorial region of the Congo. 

On his part, Fally Ipupa had also listened to other musicians from around the world. In particular he fancied the likes of Tupac, Notorious BIG, Charlie Wilson, Mavin Gaye and Michael Jackson. 

From listening to others, he had developed his own sound, and he’s today famous as one of the vital voices in Congolese music. 


Fally Ipupa is one musician who had no problem sharing his age with the public. Born in 1977, the songster is currently 43 years. He’ll be 44 on December 14 – and he’s looking forward to that day. 

Net Worth 

Fally ipupa is one of the most successful Congolese musicians out there. Not surprsisngly, his net worth has been described as high. The exact, though, remains a subject of speculation. Count him among the millionaire figures in Congolese music. 


Fally ipupa’s wife is a banker named Nana Ketchup. The two have an interesting love story that will please any and every believer in true love. 

Fally Ipupa met his wife when he was much younger, poor, and an obscure artiste. Somehow, she was able to see his destiny as a great man and never denied him then. 

At the time they met, she was already a financial success, traveling from Paris to Brussels as a company executive. Her family didn’t fancy Fally Ipupa at the time, and used derogatory names to describe him. But she would laugh at those names and call Fally Ipupa her star. 

Sometimes, back when Fally Ipupa was broke and an obscure artiste, she would ask him if he was hungry and if she should buy something for him. Although he was most often hungry, he would deny the hunger, saying he doesn’t need anything. 

Over time, the two got really close and got married. Today, Fally Ipupa is one of the most respected musicians of Congolese provenance. She stood by him when it counted the most, and her faith in his gift has been justly rewarded. 

Fally Ipupa is so chuffed with the mother of his children that he often describes her as his all. When she celebrated her birthday on April 10 this year, Fally Ipupa had spoiled her with expensive gifts. 


Fally Ipupa might be counted among notable Congolese creative out there. The songster has several fine albums to his name, including “Arsenal de Belles Mélodies,” “Fally Au Zenith De Paris,” “Control,” “L’ Intégral des Clips,” and “Droit Chemin.”


Fally Ipupa is a father and happy to be. The songster has 5 adorable children, namely Keyna, Marcosins, Vincenzo, Malka Monikel, and Jayden Ipupa. It’s unknown if he plans to have more children. If he should have more  kids, we’d update this post. 

Genre Of Music

Known for several hit songs including “Ecole,” Fally Ipupa is a musician with a catholic taste in music. Not surprisingly, he’s not limited to one genre in his creative offerings. 

Among the genre’s he has experimented with are Afro pop, hip hop/ dap soukous, rumba, R&B, and Ndombolo. For instance, his album ” Tokooos” was of fhe R&B and trap genres. 

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