Christopher Evans (born Christopher Evans Kaweesi; Christopher Evans Kaweesi), but commonly known as Chris Evans, is a Ugandan songwriter, recording and performing artist. He has won two Prestigious HiPipo Music Awards in 2013 and 2016.
Christopher Evans Kaweesi was born to Christopher Kakooza, a construction worker and Mrs. Kakooza, a housewife. His mother died while he was still a baby and his father died when Kaweesi was about 13 or 14 years old. He paid for his elementary and middle school education by performing menial jobs at construction sites and at school.
He passed his O-Level examinations with flying colors, scoring 14 points in 8 subjects (the best possible score is 8). His paternal uncle, sponsored his A-Level education at St. Mary’s Boarding Secondary School, Kitende, a good residential mixed high school, in Kajjansi, off of the Kampala-Entebbe Road. At Kitende, Kaweesi studies Physics, Chemistry and Biology, with Mathematics as a minor subject.
He was admitted to Makerere University on a Uganda Government scholarship to study Agriculture. He enrolled, attended classes, but never graduated. Instead, he used the contacts at the university, to launch his musical carrier.
Born: Christopher Evans Kaweesi | 1987
|HiPipo Music Awards Winner||Year|
|Best Rnb Song – Linda by Rema and Chris Evans||2016||HiPipo Music Awards|
|Best Band Song: Bwolonda by Chris Evans||2013||HiPipo Music Awards|