Daddy Owen Biography: Age, Wife, Career & Net Worth


Daddy Owen (born 29 January 1982) whose real name is Owen Mwatia is a Kenyan contemporary Christian music (CCM) artist and songwriter from Kakamega, Kenya.

Daddy Owen

Daddy Owen Age

He was born on January 29, 1982, in Kakamega, Kenya. As of 2024, he is 42 years old and celebrates his birthday on January 29th every year.

Daddy Owen Wife

In 2016, he got married to Farida Wambui. After five years together, they got divorced.


Owen began singing when he was still a high school student, but he struggled to gain popularity because he didn’t have the resources to record his songs and came from a lowly family.

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However, he attributes his success to the strong financial, spiritual, and emotional support he had from his family, especially from his brother Rufftone and the late gospel musician Kaberere, whom he frequently referred to as his mentor.

Haijalishi, Daddy Owen’s debut album, was released in 2004. In addition to “Mbona,” which he co-wrote with Denno, “Foundation,” “Tobina,” “Kazi ya Msalaba,” “Saluti,” and “System ya Kapungala” are some of his best-known songs.

He currently participates in praise and worship at Kenya Assemblies of God in Nairobi. Saluti, System ya Kapungala, Son of Man, and Haijaisha are among the four albums that Daddy Owen has released. From 2009 to 2011, he was named the male artist of the year by the Groove Awards. Three categories for his song “Saluti” were nominated for Groove Awards, and it ultimately won all three. Mwatia becomes well-known in Lingala music.

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Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $1 million which he has earned as a musician and songwriter.


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