Kenyan Female Celebrities
Not so long ago, there were no Androids and iPhones, and Cameras weren’t accessible to everyone. So getting a sneak peek of today’s social media bigwigs can be a tussle.
These celebrities and prominent influencers that we know today are a source of inspiration to many, especially the youth. But do you ever wonder how they looked like when they were young?
This article looks at Kenyan female celebrities’ images in their 20s. These women have made a significant impact in different spheres of the economy.
Their beauty and style have always been a topic of discussion.
1. Hon. Esther Passaris
Esther Passaris is a Kenyan politician currently serving as the Women’s Representative for Nairobi County.
Passaris was born in the coastal city of Mombasa to a Greek father and a Kenyan Kikuyu mother and attended the Aga Khan Academies for her primary and secondary education.
She has a Diploma in Law from the University of London and a BSc in International Business Administration from the United States International University Africa in Nairobi.
2. Caroline Mutoko
Caroline Mutoko is a media personality who sat atop the Kiss FM morning breakfast show for decades before assuming a different role in the station.
In a past interview, she revealed that her first job was as a courier for a printing and stationery firm.
She started working less than a week after finishing her studies at Loreto Convent High School.
Mutoko worked until she joined university, pursuing media and securing a job at Radio Africa.
3. Lulu Hassan
Lulu Hassan is a Kenyan news anchor and social media personality. She works for RMS Citizen TV.
She has had a long journey to get to the screens today.
Lulu Hassan is the firstborn in a family of three girls and grew up in Mombasa. She attended the best school in Mombasa, Aga Khan Academy.
Before pursuing journalism, Lulu Hassan trained as a cabin crew hostess, human resource manager and ticketing officer at Salrene Travel Operations College.
Many people would get caught up in the fame of being on prime-time TV, but not Lulu Hassan.
The Swahili anchor Lulu Hassan has won the coveted Tuzo ya Mwanamke wa Shoka 2022 for her role in the film industry within the East African region.
4. Adelle Onyango
Adelle Onyango is a Kenyan media personality, podcaster and founder of the Adelle Onyango Initiative.
She has gained international recognition for her efforts to empower African women and youth, and she won BBC’s 100 inspirational and innovative women in the world for 2017.
The media personality has also been celebrated as one of Facebook’s 2019 Icons of Change, Africa Youth Awards’ 100 Most Influential Young Africans for 2019 and OkayAfrica’s 100 extraordinary African women for 2018.
5. Talia Oyando
Talia Oyando is a media personality working as a presenter on Royal Media Services-owned TV station Citizen TV.
She has also worked as a radio presenter and DJ.
She has also had a stint in music with her first single, Rasta, released in 2006 and her other singles, What’s Love and Camp Fire Riddim, also doing well.
Oyando has collaborated with top musicians, including the late E-sir, CMB Prezzo, Goldenchyl, AY, among many others.
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6. Amina Abdi Rabar
Amina Abdi Rabar is a radio presenter and a TV host for NTV’s The Trend and The Turn Up on Maisha Magic East.
Amina was born in Nairobi, having spent most of her childhood in Eastleigh and Kawangware estates.
She is a committed Muslim living her life to the fullest, an aggressive go-getter who loves music, cooking and fashion.
7. Sheila Mwanyigha
Sheila Mwanyigha is a TV personality and singer who rose to prominence after appearing in the reality TV show Tusker Project Fame and hosting one of NTV’s morning shows.
Mwanyigha attended Highridge Primary School before continuing her education at Pangani Girls High School.
She was the editor of the school journal and the founder of a music ensemble while at Pagani.
8. Hon. Wavinya Ndeti
Wavinya Ndeti is a Kenyan politician and businesswoman serving as the second Governor of Machakos County.
She served as a Member of Parliament for the Kathiani Constituency in the 10th parliament and as an assistant minister in the Youth Affairs and Sports ministry from 2008 to 2013.
9. Hon. Millicent Omanga
Millicent Omanga is a business lady and a bigwig politician vocal on administrative and social legislation matters.
She attended Mumbi Girls High School and later Medical Training College.
Omanga enrolled in a journalism course at the University of Nairobi and then a Master’s degree in Commerce within UoN.