Jaguar a.k.a Charles Njagua Kanyi is a Kenyan musician, Entrepreneur and known philanthropist and arguably the wealthiest and most philanthropic artiste as quoted by Entertainment Magazines and Blogs in East Africa.
Things you didn’t know about Jaguar || Charles Njagua Kanyi Biography
Hails from Kenya and goes by stage name –Jaguar, his real name is Charles Njagua Kanyi.
From humble beginnings, Jaguar was born in a family of three siblings. He grew up in the suburbs of Nairobi where he attended school. At the age of Eleven Jaguar lost his Mother who by then was the only Guardian. He was forced to enroll in informal employment working several odd jobs to earn a living. Through struggles working as a tout in Nairobi’s Matatus (Public Service Vehicles), and support from friends managed to complete school
Jaguar‘s songs includes Fanya Mambo, Furaha, Jina Langu,Nikuskize, Nimetoka Mbali, Nimevuma, Tayari, Unaniwasha, Kioo, Kipepeo and Kigeugeu which is one of his most viewed Kenyan clip.
2011 – East Africa Music Awards – Best Male East Africa
2011 – Nzumari Awards – Best Male Kenya
2012 – Kisima Awards – Best Song Kenya
2012 – Pearl Music Awards (Uganda) – Best male Artist
2012 – Kilimanjaro Music Awards (Tanzania) – Best Song East Africa – Kigeugeu
2012 – Nzumari Awards – Best Male Artiste East Africa
2012 – Channel O Music Video Awards Nomination (Africa) Best Song East Africa
2013 – MCSK Awards highest Earner in Royalties and most played artiste. 5 Awards from Various Kenyan Radio Stations
2014 – Kilimanajro Music Awards East Africa – Best Song – kipepeo
2014 – AFRIMMA Awards (Dallas Texas) – Nomination best Male Africa
Jaguar was appointed by Kenya’s 4th President HE. Uhuru Kenyatta as a Director at the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) kenya.
Jaguar has over the years established his own enterprises that have now become very lucrative Businesses. Besides his music business, Jaguar owns a fleet of personal luxury cars and is known to have investments in Real Estate as well as the Transport and Aviation Industry.
— Real Jaguar Kenya (@RealJaguarKenya) December 6, 2014