Esmaralda was born and raised in the southern town of Keetmanshoop. She is currently a final year nursing student. Her singing career started back in 1999 when she first joined her church’s youth choir. When she went to high school the following year, she joined the school choir as well as the Southern Youth Choir.
In 2005 she became a member of Joy Divine Singers, based in Windhoek. In 2011 she was part of a gospel show featuring members form Joyous Celebration. Since 2013 she has been a worship leader in her church and took part in Song Night in 2015.
Esmaralda joined Collective in February 2017.