Papa Dennis aka “Dennis Mwangi” (born in 1995) was a singer, rapper, musician, and songwriter from Matunda city in Western Kenya. He was a good gospel singer also. Dennis was well-known in the public for his best songs like Ekhuweshina, Njoo, In Love, Msamaria Mwema, and others.
He was also the winner of awards like Pulse Music Video Awards and African Muzik Magazine Awards.
Death Cause: Suicide
On the night of 8 February 2020, Dennis died at the age of 25. The body of the famous singer was found a few meters from his house in Pangani. Police say he died due to a vehicle collision, but they also suspect that he may have committed suicide by jumping from the seventh floor of the city building.
But the exact cause of his suicide death has not yet been revealed. Police are investigating to find out the cause of death.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Education
Dennis Mwangi was born in 1995 (age 24 years, as in 2019) to his parents. In the city of Matunda in western Kenya. He is the younger son of the family. His father (name not known) was a servant and his mother is a housewife. His parents supported him at every step until their death.
There are five siblings in his family including him. He is the youngest one among all of them. He did his education from “Mtoni Primary school” in Kenya.
After studying primary, he had to study further, but due to the death of his parents, Papa Dennis did not study further. He was left alone after his mother passed away.
He struggled a lot in his life to get success. He had worked hard to make his future and he also saw many ups and downs in his life. He gained fame after a lot of hard work. He started his career only when he died.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & More
The famous singer Dennis was a short guy. He has dreadlock hairs and he had them dyed them in brown color. He was a love of glasses and used to wear different types of glasses.
Papa Dennis has a height of 5 ft 3 in (160.02 cm) and his weight according to an estimate was 62 kg (136.6 lbs).
The guy always had a gold chain with a pendant on his neck. He was a fan of flashy & branded clothes. Dennis also had his ears pierced and used to wear studs. He was a thin guy and had big brown eyes.
Personal Life, Spouse & Girlfriend
The 25-year-old man was in an affair with his girlfriend “Martha Wajero” for a long time. Both of them first met at the music studio. The fall in love with each other at first sight. Dennis Mwangi was very opened about his personal life.
After his death, Papa Dennis’s girlfriend, Martha Wajero is very sad about his death. According to the media, they were both engaged this year. He is a very popular singer in his country. After his death, many celebrities posted his image with the message “RIP” and showed their grief.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Papa Dennis
|Real Full Birth Name||Dennis Mwangi.|
|Stage Name||Papa Dennis.|
|Profession||Singer, Rapper, Musician, and Songwriter.|
|Age at the time of death||25 years old.|
|Year of Birth||1995.|
|Date of Death||08 February 2020.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Matunda, Western Kenya.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Scorpio.|
|House Location||Pangani, Tanzania.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 3".
Centimeters: 160.02 cm.
Meters: 1.6 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 62 Kg.
Pounds: 136.6 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Name Not Known.
|Siblings||Brothers: Simon Mwangi and 3 others.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Social media||Instagram: @realpapadennis (40k + followers).
Twitter: @realpapadennis (22.4k + followers).
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||Mtoni Primary school.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$1.1 million US Dollars (as in 2020).|
Music Career, Songs & Net worth
Dennis Mwangi was interested in music from childhood that’s why he started music at a very early age. Earlier, he used to write songs. The famous celebrities like MP Alfred Keter and Sadat Muindi discovered his talent and give him a chance to show his talent at a high level.
In 2020, the estimated Net worth of Singer Papa Dennis is around $1.1 million US dollars.
He had no money to make a career in music, but Sadat supported him a lot and after working hard, he made his place in the field of music. After that, he launched so many songs like Ekhuweshina, Njoo, In Love, Olalo, etc.
Because of his talent, he was awarded so many awards like Mwafaka Awards (2015), Pulse Music Video Awards (2017), African Muzik Magazine Awards (2018), and Dear Awards (2019).
- Once he had a very bad accident in which his car was completely crushed, but he survived.
- Apart from playback singing, he also performed on live stages.
- Papa Dennis has appeared as a guest in many shows and events.
- He also has a twin brother named “Simon Mwangi”.
- He was fond of luxurious cars and sports bikes.
- Papa used to does dancing in his spare time.
- After the death of his parents, he moved to Pangani.
- Dennis was the ambassador of champagne against cancer in which he used to spread awareness about the disease in Kenya.
- Dennis Mwangi was a pet lover and used to share images with his pet dog, once he also shared an image with a cheetah.