There was a time when gospel artists did not generate a lot of buzz on matters relationships and lifestyle. Times have, however, changed. With the dawn of social media, paparazzi and bloggers, every move they make, be it private, is now constantly put under a microscope.
Daddy Owen and Farida Wambui
Scandal free ever since they began dating having first met at Java, the two tied the knot in a grand church wedding in 2016. According to Daddy Owen, who is arguably Kenya’s first modern-age gospel star after rising to fame with hits such as Tobina and System ya Kapungala, Farida - a fashion stylist – is his support system, number one fan, as well as a mother to their son.
DJ Mo and Size 8
The gospel couple tied the knot in a low-key ceremony at the Attorney General’s office on September 23, 2013. Happily married with two children and successful careers to boot, they have had a fair share of ups and downs as a couple, including a highly publicized October 2020 scandal.
Guardian Angel and Esther Musalia
These two lovebirds began dating in 2020 after being introduced to each other by popular Classic 105 radio presenter Maina Kageni. News of the relationship caused a stir among netizens after Esther revealed that she was 19 years older than Guardian Angel.
In response, the 50-year-old fitness guru shrugged off the criticism, saying she is living her life according to her rules, and that what matters is that she is happy. A position affirmed by Guardian Angel who said Esther is his wife and reiterated that age is just but a number.
Jowie and Ella
Upcoming gospel singer Joseph Irungu alias Jowie in early 2020 revealed that he was in a relationship with a commercial model Elanor Ndambo (Ella). Opening up about faith and love soon after releasing Nishikilie, Jowie narrated that he was focusing on music and his relationship with God.
Pitson and Caroline Nyokabi
Gospel singer Pitson, whose real name is Peterson Githinji, has been married for over seven years now to the love of his life, Caroline Nyokabi. Speaking in a recent interview, the couple opened about how they were once almost on the verge of divorce after Karol, a lawyer, served him with divorce papers.
The low moment, they noted, made them stronger as a couple and are now focused on raising their two daughters.