Nyashinski Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth, House, Cars & Contacts

Basic Information

Stage Name: Nyashinski
Real Name: Nyamari Ongegu
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Rapper
Date Of Birth/Age: 1981 (40 years Old as it 2021)
Place of Birth: Kisii, Kenya
Gender: Male
Nationality: Kenyan
Marital Status: Zia Jepkemei Bett
Education: Nairobi School


Nyamari Ongegu popularly known as Nyanshinski is a well known Kenyan singer, songwriter, and rapper. He first attained recognition as a member of the group, Kleptomaniax alongside Collo (Collins Majale) and Roba (Robert Manyasa).

The group which was formed while they were in high school went on to become a household name in Kenya. They released a number of singles including “Freak It” and more. In the 2010s, Nyanshinki quit the group and began a solo run, releasing his debut solo album in 2020. The project was praised for defining him as a solo artist.

When the group was formed, they decided to brand themselves, and opted to record at Ogopa DJs label. Following the success of their first song “Freak It” in 2002, the group was motivated to release more music and subsequently snagged a number of awards. In 2002, and 2003, they won Favourite Male Group at the Chat Awards.

In 2006, Nyanshinki and his family moved to the US making him quit the group. After working as a Lorry driver for 10 years in the US, he returned to Kenya and embarked on a solo career. He is currently ranked among Kenya’s biggest Hip Hop artists.


The exact birth date of Nyamari Ongegu aka Nyashinski is unknown. However, he is known to have celebrated his 40th birthday in 2021, proving that he was born in 1981.


Nyashinski is married to Kia Jepkemei Bett. The couple reportedly dated for a while before tying the knot. They’re blessed with a son who was born in 2020. In March 2020, months after the birth of her child, Kia opened up about her struggle with weight loss. She spoke about having difficulty losing all the weight she gained during her pregnancy.

Net Worth

The exact estimate of Nyashinski’s net worth is unknown to the public. However, several media sites have estimated it to be close to a million dollars. This is an unconfirmed estimate because Nyashinki has never reacted to them. With his success in the industry, and work with several big brands, we can tell that he would be worth quite a lot of money.

House & Cars

Nyashinski is not known to share details of his possessions with the public. However, he has been spotted with pricey cars. He has not shared any photos of his house.


Nyashinski is active across several social media platforms. Fans looking to connect with him can follow him on these platforms including Facebook (Nyashinski), Twitter and Instagram (@Realshinski). He constantly shares photos of himself on these platforms for his fans to view.

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