March 22, 2023

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Marioo Biography, Age, Education, Career, Girlfriend, Controversy and More

Popularly known as Omari Ally Mwanga, Marioo is a Tanzanian singer, guitarist and songwriter. He has gained a lot of mainstream success in the Bongo industry in a short amount of time.

Marioo Age

Marioo was born on 1st January 1995 in Temeke Pwani, Tanzania.

Family and Background

Ally’s parents are from the Wandengereko tribe. He moved to Kibit to live with his grandmother who raised him until he moved out to Dar es Salaam.


Omari completed his primary education in Tanzania. He, however, could not proceed with his secondary education where he dropped out soon after joining form one. Marioo was then placed in his uncle’s garage where he learnt how to repair vehicles.


Marioo started working as a technician in Dar es Salaam before he decided to debut his musical career. He got his connections from one of his clients who helped him get a recording studio. His career, however, did not pick up as fast and he had a lot of financial difficulties. Mwanga recorded his first single in 2017 called Kugumu and it
immediately gained a lot of traction in the country. Since then, he has become an industry sucess and he writes for several other artists and has a lot of notable hits.

Marioo is known for his emotional songs which he mostly bases on real life experiences. He is a solo artist and has not signed to any label. Mwanga has received several awards for his musical contributions and is currently one of the most popular artists in Tanzania.

Marioo Girlfriend

The musician was dating Vanessa Mdee‘s sister Mimi Mars before the two broke up. He is currently single and is not known to have any public relationships.

Net Worth

He is estimated to be worth $300,000 which he mostly earns from his artistry.

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