The story of Esther Chungu Mubanga
Written by Contributor on January 28, 2022
Today we look at the life story so far of one Esther Chungu Mubanga or Mrs. Chakachadza.
Esther Chungu Mubanga is a Zambian recording and performing Gospel artist born on the 3rd of April 1994, born to Evaristo Chungu Mubanga and Susan Abigail Nafumkwe, she is a firstborn in a family of 3 where she has 2 brothers.
Esther grew up in Lusaka, where she attended her primary education at Eagle’s Nest, junior secondary at St. Monicas, and senior secondary at Matero Girls high school.
On 27th November 2020, Esther got engaged to one Mr. Chakachadza Nyathando aka Pompi and a year later the two got married in a colorful wedding ceremony.
Esther has always been artistic and a fan of music from a young age, during her school days she participated in various artistic activities which in turn unveiled her artistic passion in her. Aside from that she also performed for her friends and family who advised her to make her music professional.
When she was 18 a friend of hers introduced her to Bittersweet poetry and it was there that she realized she was in love with the stage and ministering to people about God through music. What drew her passion was the love she has for people combined with the love she has for music. She also drew her inspiration from her mum who used to sing in the church praise team.
Esther Chungu became more than a household name after the release of her single Shooting star, in 2016 she released her first debut album titled Mubanga. The singer is also behind hits like Runaway child, Jehovah, Number one, and many others.
In 2014 Esther was awarded best new female artist by Retunes. In the year 2017, she was nominated for the Kwacha Music awards in 3 categories: Best new artist, Best gospel single for Runaway child, and Best album of the year for the album Mubanga.
Aside from being an artist, she is a Children’s rights activist, Tv host and she does hair business.