Regarded as one of the best gospel musicians on Zambia’s soil, Esther Chungu has won many hearts both in Zambia and beyond with her soothing voice and her lyrics that often carry a message of hope that resonates with many people regardless of their religion.
Esther Chungu who also dabbles as a television host makes a good deal of money from her talents and she can afford to live comfortably and afford luxuries.
Let’s take a look at Esther Chungu’s net worth, her sources of income, and how she spends her money.
What is Esther Chungu’s net worth?
As of 2022, Esther Chungu’s net worth is estimated to be around $250, 000 – $1.2 million. She has accumulated this wealth through her career in music and television as well as her endorsement deals.
Here is how each of her hustles contributes to Esther Chungu’s net worth.
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Esther Chungu's music career
Esther Chungu has been singing ever since she was only eight years old, drawing her inspiration from her mother who used to sing in the praise and worship team at their church.
She however officially launched her music career in 2014 when she released her debut single Shooting Star. Shooting Star was an instant success and it earned her a best new female artist award by Retunes.
In 2016, Esther Chungu changed her stage name from Carmine to Esther Chungu and released her first album Mubanga which has 12 songs. Like her debut single, Esther Chungu’s debut album was also well received and earned her several nominations and awards including the Best Album of the Year.
Since launching her career in music, Esther Chungu has released two albums- Mubanga and April, and a good number of singles including her latest single Healing.
She has also won awards, collaborated with other big names in the industry and performed on international stages.
Her success as a musician is the biggest contributor to Esther Chungu’s net worth, and as she continues to grow as a musician, so will her wealth.
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After conquering the music industry, Esther Chungu has also established herself as a television
personality and is making huge strides in this industry.
Esther Chungu kickstarted her television career when along with Mutale Mwanza, Michelo Malambo and Natasha Van Der Maas, she became the co-host for the popular Zambezi Magic talk show- Tuvwange Lifestyle. Season four of the talk show was produced in 2022.
Since 2021, the Mama hitmaker has been hosting Honey TV’s Wawu, That’s My Dress Zambia which is a wedding show that takes brides through the journey of picking the perfect dress for their big day.
Besides her music and television career, Esther Chungu’s net worth has also been hugely built through her endorsement deals.
She has partnered with several brands including SPENN Zambia, Marco Polo Tiles, Bold Brides, Berigo Rice and Dermaquest, just to name a few.
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Esther Chungu the humanitarian
Along with living comfortably and enjoying some luxuries that most of the average Zambians cannot afford, Esther Chungu who has a big, giving heart is also a humanitarian.
Humanitarians often provide humanitarian aid to people who have been directly affected by natural or human disasters.
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