Jacqueline Ntuyabaliwe Mengi
Jacqueline N. Mengi, A former Miss Tanzania (2000), currently owns an interior Design company which makes object D’Art funiture pieces, Amorette, Ltd. Jacqueline N. Mengi is also a philanthropist with many causes close to her heart, one being the Dr. Ntuyabaliwe Foundation, which she founded.
She is an ambassador of the WildAid campaign to inform the public about the severe poaching crisis currently facing Tanzania and to generate widespread support amoung civil society for the protection of elephants and other wildlife species. Mrs Mengi is also a supporter of the campaign against deaths of premature babies, and supports several local orphanages.
Jacqueline Ntuyabaliwe (Jacqueline Ntuyabaliwe Mengi) also known as K-Lyn was born on 6th December 1978 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She is a musician, entrepreneur and former Miss Tanzania (2000).
She is the founder of award winning furniture designer and chairman of Amorette Ltd a furniture design and manufacturing company.
Her Music Career
She began his career in 1997 with a Tanzanian band the Tanzanites. She performed as one of the lead vocalist for three years.In 2004 she
released her first solo album with a hit single ‘Nalia kwa Furaha’. In 2007 she released another album called ‘Crazy over You’ which was also the name of the first hit single for that album.
Former Miss Tanzania
In 2000, she won the Miss Tanzania and represented Tanzania in Miss World.
Her Company Amorrete Ltd and Molocaho Furniture
In 2013 she registered her own interior design company, Amorrete Ltd. In 2016 she launched Molacaho by Amorette, a Tanzanian company that designs and manufactures high end quality made- to-order furniture, furnishings, designer fabrics, lighting, decor, outdoor and garden furniture.
- 2017: Bronze Award For Light Category,Sayari amp, A Design International Awards (Roma)
- 2017: Bronze Award For Furniture Category, Ngorongoro settee, A Design International Awards (Roma).
- 2013: Stylish Female Personality, Swahili Fashion Week Awards.
Jacqueline Ntuyabaliwe Husband
In 2015 she got married to Reginald Mengi, a business man and media tycoon and they have twin sons.
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