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Juliana Kanyomozi is a musician actress and entertainer by occupation. Juliana Kanyomozi is a multiple award-winning Ugandan pop musician, an R&B and Afro Beat Singer well known among Western Uganda’s decent musicians.
Juliana was born November 27, 1980 from Toro Fort Portal in Western Uganda, Mutooro by tribe. A Ugandan musician, actress and entertainer. She is one of Western Uganda’s descent and musicians including Angella Katatumba, Allan Toniks and Ray G.
Background and education
Kanyomozi is a first cousin to King Rukidi IV of Toro. Her father `was a drummer and her grandmother was a vocalist. Juliana attended City Primary School currently Arya Primary School for her primary education.
She then joined Bugema Secondary School for her O-Level education and then Namasagali College in Kamuli District for her high school education.
Kanyomozi was the first female musician to win the Pearl of Africa Music Awards ‘Artist of the Year’ accolade. In 2008, she made her film debut in Henry Ssali’s Kiwani: The Movie.
In March 2014, she signed with international cosmetics company Oriflame to be one of their East African brand ambassadors together with Lady JayDee of Tanzania and Jamila Mbugua of Kenya. More recently, she has collaborated with Nigerian entertainer Flavour.
In 2011 she was nominated in the Pan Africa Artiste or Group category at that year’s Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA). In December 2015, she won a lifetime achievement award in Diva Awards Afrika.
Between 2009 to 2013, she judged at the then popular Tusker Project Fame (TPF) talent search show. In 2010, she did this alongside judges like Ian Mbugua from Kenya and Tanzania’s Hermes Joachim. Gaetano Kagwa alongside other personalities who were the hosts of the show.
Kanyomozi had a son, Keron Raphael Kabugo, who died in late July 2014. Her son was asthmatic, but the cause of death was not published. On Wednesday 12 May 2020, Juliana announced that she had given birth to a baby boy whom she named Taj. In 2006, Kanyomozi had a temporary romantic relationship with United States-based Ugandan boxer Kassim Ouma. On 12 May 2020 she gave birth to a baby boy.
In 2013, Big Eye Magazine rated Kanyomozi one of the most beautiful Ugandan women of all-time.