Shiru Wa GP Biography
Shiru Wa GP is a Kenyan-born musician whose real name is Mary Wanjiru is a well known Gospel musician, She sings majorly in vernacular (Kikuyu). She is known for her Kikuyu song ‘Agiginyani’ which means Those who press on.
Shiru Wa Gp Education
When she was in class five. Shiro favorite songs as a child were those of Simon Kihara, famously known as Musaimo. After completing primary school education at Loreto Primary School in Turitu, Shiru moved to Githurai in Nairobi to live with her uncle
Shiru Wa GP Music Career
Shiro later went back to Kiambu and joined the A.P dancing group and formed Kiambu Chosen Generation Dancers. Shiro also started attending church service at the Independent Church, though not as irregular.
When Shiro went back to Nairobi, she became a full Christian convert and fully dedicated her life to Christ at Home Care Fellowship in Kahawa, under Rev. Ann Kamau. Shiro was persuaded by a mother called Nyina Wa Mbugua to get saved, which she did.
When Shiro returned to Kiambu, her mother could not understand why she decided to get saved. Her mother was not for her decision of salvation since her work was to keep watch of the police and tip her mother off if GP saw the police. When shiru got saved she used to spend most of her time in church praying and helping in other church activities.
On Sunday, shiru mother decided to follow her to the church to see what she was doing there. When Shiro took to the stage for praise and worship, her mother got surprised and excited and even got saved. Due to the collapse of her mothers change business when Gp got saved, Shiro took a house to help her mother job that sustained her family.
In the meantime, Shiro remained a very active praise and worship team member. GP was also in a dancing team. She received great support in this team from Pastor Kiprono. Shiro WA GP later fell in love with Antony Thuo, who was their keyboard player. We wedded at Kiambu Deliverance Church.
Shiru Wa GP got great support from her husband Anthony towards the realization of her dream of becoming a good gospel musician. Anthony would play the keyboard as Shiro practiced and later program them for her. However, Shiro could not raise enough money to record the songs.
She, therefore, decided to seek help from her pastor Mr. Hinga and he organized a fundraiser to help record the songs. She then recorded her first song called Muoroto at Big Heart Studios. Soon after recording the songs, she embarked on the journey of marketing the music.
She visited several places to popularize the songs and lucky enough God helped her to make some good sales. By this time, Anthony was back in college to complete his course and Shiro had to assume the role of providing for their small family. Two years later, Shiru Wa GP recorded another song called Agiginyani.
This song was aimed at motivating her not to give up regards to the challenges they were going through as newly wedded couples. Shiru Wa GP was working at Wilson Airport when the song hit the market – with a bang. She decided to leave her job at Wilson Airport to concentrate on the marketing of the new song which was no doubt very promising.
Because of her song, so many opportunities opened up for her in a manner that she had never imagined before. One of the high profile invitations she received because of the new recording was an invitation to perform in the United States of America. She stayed in America for three months and visited more than 10 states in the US.
Shiro Wa GP Age
Shiru was born in 1983, She is 36 years of age as of 2019.
Shiru Wa Gp Family
Shiru is the second born in the family of three children. Her mothers is Jane Njeri. GP’s mother used to sell chang’aa, and shiru used to watch out for any policemen approaching so that she could alert her not to be caught. Her mother’s money she got from selling chang’aa would pay for their fees and cater for basic needs.
Shiru Wa GP Husband and Wedding
Shiru is married woman, her husband name is Antony Thou who is a keyboard player. Her wedding took place in Kiambu Deliverance Church. He is an accountant with a leading bank in the country.
Shiru Wa GP Children
Shiru went through an emotional trying time barely a month after giving birth to her twins. GP lost one of the twins due to natural causes. The barely one-month-old baby Anthony Mwangi Thuo was buried at Mugumo in Kiambu.
Anthony was born on August 11, 2014, and passed away on September 16th, 2014. The other surviving kid named Esther had to be attended to at the MP Shah hospital in Nairobi. Her late son Anthony died in his sleep. She Wa GP tried to wake the twins up from their sleep so that she could feed them but baby Anthony did not wake up. He had no known medical condition prior to his death.
Shiru Wa GP Songs
- Nikuri Ngai
- Guikaririo Ti Kuimwo
- Ngai Ni NGAI
- Nyungu Ya Ngai
- Ngai Wa Etereri
- Jana Imepita
- Ti Thiri
- Ngoro Yakwa
- Mungu Wangu
- Wiwa Mwanya
- Muoroto Wakwa
- Psalms 136
- Nii Ndingitwika Wee
- Mbaara Iria Turuaga
- Kanisa La Bwana
- Tuma Ndungu
- Magegania Ma Ngai
- Ngai Ni Egwika Undu
- Gitira Muoyo Wakwa
- Nduragio Ni Ngai
- Tha Na Kwoherwo
Shiru Wa GP Agiginyani
Album: Agiginyani, Vol. 2
Shiru Wa GP Githima Kia Ma
Shiru Wa GP New Song 2018
Album: Ndukanatire – 2017
- Itua Riega
- Mutugo Waku
- Nduri Wiki
Album: Agiginyani – 2016
- Ngoro Yakwa
- Githima Kiama
- Alpha Na Omega
Album: Ihinda Riakinya – 2016
- Ihinda Riakinya
- MukunjuriTi Thiri
- Guikaririo Ti Kuimwo
- Ngai Ni Ngai
Shiru Wa GP Nikuri Ngai
Album: Agiginyani, Vol. 2
Shiru Wa GP Photo
Shiru Wa Gp 2019
Shiru Wa GP 2016 Groove Awards
Shiru Wa GP turned down her Groove Awards nomination, just a week after the much-awaited list came out. She was nominated in the Central Counties Song of the Year category for the hit Ihinda Ria Kinya, she turned down the nomination and said that she was giving upcoming artists from her region a chance to shine.
She made this announcement through her Facebook page. “Good evening, on the issue of Groove Awards, I have decided to give upcoming artists the opportunity to be nominated. I thank the Lord for your unending support. Thanks”
Frequently Asked Questions About Shiru Wa GP
Who is Shiru?
She is a Kenyan musician whose songs are in Kikuyu.
How old is Shiru?
She is 36 years of age as of 2019.
Is Shiru married?
Shiru Wa GP is married to Antony Thuo.
How much is Shiru worth?
She has an estimated net worth of $151,000 dollars.
Is Shiru dead or alive?
She is alive and of good health.
How much does Shiru make?
Shiru makes an estimated $1400 dollars from her youtube channel alone.
Where does Shiru live?
Shiru resides in Nairobi Kenya.
Where is Shiru now?
She is still active in her music.
Shiro Wa Gp Instagram
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