Carol Kamweru (The Band Beca) has been in the spotlight over her recent win in the show, “Wife Material Show”, a production by Eric Omondi. The president of Comedy Africa has been running a controversial show shot in his Lavington residence, a competition among nine ladies in the race to becoming the comedian’s wife.
The show has received criticism from several people including Ezekiel Mutua, Kenya’s moral cop who has publicly expressed his disapproval of the same. Nonetheless, the show ran for nine weeks with the ladies going through several home situations as Kenyans were tasked to choose the best suitable wife fit for Eric Omondi.
The competition ended when Kenyans overwhelmingly voted for Carol Kamweru, band member at Band Beca. This article looks at Carol’s biography and a look into her background experiences.
Carol Kamweru Age and Place of Birth
Carol was born in Kenya and is currently in her late twenties.
Carol Kamweru Education Background
Carol speaks of having found her passion for music while in primary school in class eight where she used to sign up for singing competitions and emerge the winner. She later on joined Penya Africa Sauti Academy, where she and Becky met and birthed Band Beca.
Carol Kamweru Career Journey
Her musical journey traces back to her childhood days when she would compete against her peers in local singing competitions. She is incredibly talented and as she grew up, nurtured her skill. She came into the spotlight in 2016 after graduating from Sauti Academy two years prior. She and Becky have always enjoyed a close friendship since they met in 2013 and began doing music together.
The duo began as background singers and featured vocalists for some of the best artists in the country such as Wyre, Weasel, Camp Mulla and Gravitti Band. They have since been able to release their own songs, some making big hits in the country such as ‘Brathe’, a song that gained much popularity. The success of the song further bolstered their fame and landed them bigger performance opportunities.
The duo has performed in big stages and highly anticipated events such as Choices, Morgan Heritage Extravaganza and Sportpesa Festival. Band Beca focuses on music in the genres of reggae and dance hall infusions creating a unique sound that Kenyans and fans across borders have fallen in love with. They have revealed in interviews that they work extremely hard to earn the accolades and recognition that they have so far attained. The duo outdid great African artists such as Papa Jones in 2017 when they were named fourth in MTV Base Acts to Watch.
Carol Kamweru Personal Life, Boyfriend, Eric Omondi
Carol joined the Wife Material Show competition alongside eight other ladies she terms co-wives in the race to be Eric Omondi’s wife. She won the competition beating her band peer Becky, Kerubo, Grace, Maria, Sheila, Sharon, Shakilla and Mwikali. She took to social media to announce the news inviting her fellow co-wives to their wedding, and expressing a romantic love message to the comedian. The two are set to have a big white wedding and settle as a family doing the rest of their lives together. It is indeed an unconventional means of selecting a life partner but the two seem to be madly in love.
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Carol Kamweru Net worth and Assets
Carol Kamweru’s source of income known to the public is her musical work at BAND Beca. Her net worth is however yet to be established and information detailing her asset portfolio remains unavailable to the public.
Carol Kamweru Contacts
Instagram – @bandbeca