Lady Zamar Biography: Music, Awards, Education, Net Worth, Age, Sjava Rape Allegations & Boyfriend


Stage Name:  Lady Zamar
Real Name Yamikani Janet Banda
Occupation Singer and Songwriter
Date of Birth 16 August 1995 (27 Years Old)
Place of Birth Tembisa, East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa.
Gender  Female
Nationality South African
Relationship status  In a Relationship
Education High School Diploma


Born on the 16th of August 1995, Yamikani Janet Banda, popularly known by her stage name Lady Zamar,  is a prolific South African singer and songwriter. She is famously known for her hit single “Love is Blind”. She has performed on stage with top artists in South Africa and abroad. Her genre of music is which she does in English. She is known as one of the best House performing artists in Africa due to the electric performance she brings at events.

Family & Beginnings

Lady Zamar is originally from  Tembisa, East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, but raised in Mamelodi, Pretoria, Gauteng. She was born to a Malawian father and mother of South African descent.


Lady Zamar attended high school in Pretoria and did well in sporting activities. But, like all artists, she loved the act and started showcasing her talent back in high school.

Musical Milestones

Lady Zamar got her breakthrough when she released her hit song “Love is Blind”. Music started at a very young age from High school to her forming a group with Junior Taurus. After which, she became a solo artist and got signed under universal music records. After releasing some single records under the label, she released her first album, which later went platinum upon its release. After this, the singer went on tours, and she became a household name in South Africa. She went on to release another album.

Lady Zamar’s Albums

Lady Zamar has since her debut released two studio albums which have ranked top since its release.

King Zamar (2017)

This was her debut studio album officially released on the 31st of March 2017 and went platinum upon its release by RISA. The album was released under the Universal music platform.

Monarch (2019)

The album was released officially on the 21st of July 2019, under the Universal music platform.

Lady Zamar’s Songs

Lady Zamar, since her debut, has released more than ten songs and has two studio albums. Here are some of her songs in no particular order

  1. – Lady Zamar – Collide
  2. –  Lady Zamar – This is Love
  3. – Lady Zamar – Love is Blind
  4. – Lady Zamar – Sharp Shooter
  5. – Lady Zamar – My Baby
  6. –Lady Zamari – Our Process
  7. – Lady Zamar – What You Need
  8. – Lady Zamar – More and More
  9. – Lady Zamar – Buy Me the Moon
  10. – Lady Zamar – Fat Girl

Lady Zamar Performances & Media Presence

Lady Zamar, since her debut, has headlined and performed shows both locally and Internationally.  she has also performed at award ceremonies like the South African Music Awards (SAMA). She also had an electric performance at the South African Idols live stage. She has also performed at festivals in South Africa. The singer also appeared as a judge on the South African idols audition show in 2019.

Award and Nominations

Lady Zamar, since her debut, has gotten herself various awards and nominations both in South Africa and Internationally. The singer won the song of the Year award at the DSTV Mzansi viewers choice award in 2017. This she won for her song Charlotte, which had production credits from Prince Kaybee. She also won the best dance album category at the South African Music Awards (SAMA) in 2018. She has done very well in her career since her debut.

Lady Zamar Relationships

Lady Zamar is in a relationship; she recently shared pictures from her and her unnamed boo’s vacation. The artiste had dated rapper Sjava in the past, which didn’t end well as the two were in court ironing out the allegations of rape and abuse, which she claimed happened from Sjava’s side during the period they dated. The charges were later dropped.

Lady Zamar Net Worth

Lady Zamar’s Net worth is estimated at around 72,000 dollars. This is calculated from payments for show performances, album sales, Money made from her Youtube views, endorsement deals, Properties and investments owned by her. The artiste is doing well financially and is one of the top artists in South Africa to reckon with.

Lady Zamar’s Songs Download, Stream, Buy & Watch

Lady Zamar’s songs from her albums are available on all major platforms.

Lady Zamari is one of the top artists in South Africa House artistes who came to the music scene fully equipped. She has made that obvious with the hit songs she has been dishing out since her debut.

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