Top 20 Celebrity Couples in Kenya
Celebrity couples are an inspiration to their fans. Their love stories are a mixture of pain and happiness, which shows that they are also human. They have made sacrifices and overcome many challenges to build their marriages and relationships. Happy celebrity couples do not paint the wrong picture about marriage and love on social media but teach you to be happy even when your heart is burning with pain. Who are the most famous celebrity couples in Kenya?
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The list will not exhaust all the cute couples in Kenya. If your favorite celebrity couples have not been enlisted, it does not mean that they are not the best. The list does not intend to compare whose marriage is better than the other but to motivate you to invest in your love just like these celebrities.
1. Lulu Hassan and Rashid Abdalla
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Lulu Hassan is the first child of her Kikuyu mother and a Somali father. She managed her mother’s real estate properties and took care of her two younger sisters when her mother passed away in 2007. Rashid Adalla and Lulu Hassan met at Radio Salaam in Mombasa, where they were also colleagues. They wedded in 2007 while still working for Radio Salaam and are now co-hosts of the Citizen TV Nipashe Wikendi news bulletin with her husband, Rashid. The couple has two sons and a daughter.
2. Abel Mutua and Judy Nyawira
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The Kenya Institute of Mass Communication graduate never dated until the last two months of his campus life. Abel Mutua is known for acting in Citizen TV's Tahidhi High series as one of the naughties students. He would always land into trouble with his best friend, OJ, and girlfriend, Shish. Abel met his wife in the last semester of my final year. She was 19 years old and a first-year. Abel Mutua girlfriend got pregnant in her final years, and Abel visited her parents to introduce himself and take responsibility for his unborn child and the mother.
3. Samuel Muraya (Dj Mo) and Linet Masiro Munyali (Size 8)
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DJ Mo co-hosts NTV's Cross Over Christian music show with Grace Ekirapa. The 34-year old was born in Murang'a County in 1987 as the only son, and he has two sisters. He married Size 8 in 2013, and they have a daughter and a son, Ladasha Belle Wambui and Muraya Junior. The duo met when Size 8 was still a secular music artist, and they became good friends. He helped her become a Christian and transform from secular to Christian music.
4. Felix Oduor (Jalang'o) and Amina Chao
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Felix and Amina got married in 2019. Jalang'o became a household name by acting in Citizen TV's Papa Shirandula comedy show as a Wibroda's brother and as a stand-up comedian on NTV's Churchill show. He has two children, Salika and Amani, with his ex-partner, Cheptoek. He has been with Caroline Mutoko and Larry Asego at Kiss FM morning breakfast show and is the founder of the co-founder of Arena Media marketing agency. Unverified information has it that Jalang'o and his wife Chao have children. Jalang'o wife works in Safaricom Limited's General Trade Visibility and Events department.
5. Corazon Kwamboka and Francis Kiarie (Frankie Just Gym It)
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Corazon Kwamboka is a University of Nairobi law graduate. The socialite was born in 1993 in Bondo, Kisumu. Corazon and Frank Kiarie are fitness lovers. She and Vlogger Maureen Waititu have exchanged bitter words on social media multiple times because of Frank. Maureen is Frankie's ex-girlfriend and the mother of his two sons. Frankie and Corazon got their first baby, Tayari, in 2020.
6. Pascal Tokodi and Grace Ekirapa
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Pascal Tokodi acted on Citizen TV's MakutanoJunction and is now a lead actor in Maisha Magic's Selina series. The singer married NTV Cross Over show's presenter, Grace Ekirapa, in 2020. He was in Java House when Grace Ekirapa gracefully walked in for some pancakes and took away his breath. Grace met the man of his dreams after her ex broke up with her three times in four years and disappeared after proposing to her.
7. Diana Marua and Bahati Kenya
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Born in 1994, Bahati is the all famous Barua and Mama hitmaker. He met the Luo princess from Migori country during his photoshoot. Diana was Mapenzi vixen, and the rest is history. The duo has two kids, Heaven Bahati and Majesty Bahati. Bahati has a daughter named Mueni with his former partner. The couple are also raising an adopted son named Morgan.
8. Lawrence Macharia (Terrence) and Milly Chebby
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Terrence is a talented social media comedian, and his wife supports him behind the camera if she is not acting with him. His hilarious comedy skits attract thousands of views. The comedian can take up any role from an apartment's caretaker, a Kenyan conman disguised as a Congolese singer, a troublesome girlfriend, a female gossip and more. Terrence explained to Milly everything that happened between him and his baby mama, Anita Soina, before they got married. Milly defended him when Sonai hurled insults at him on social media. The couple has a beautiful daughter named Milla Netai.
9. Kennedy Tarriq Ombina (King kaka) and Nana Owiti
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The Adisia and Wajinga Nyinyi hitmaker is one of Kenya's favourite hip hop stars. His mother was a fruits hawker in Nairobi. Kennedy lost both parents while he was still a boy. He has two children, Gweth and Prince Iroma, with Nana Owiti and a child with his former girlfriend, singer Chemutai Sage. King Kaka and Nana Owiti got married in 2017 after dating for a long time. She met King Kaka in a movie shop and made the first move. Nana Owiti co-hosts Kenya's Switch TV's Chatspot show and is a brand ambassador of Backyard Shoez and Showmax.
10.Peter Kabi (Kabi Wajesus) and Milly Wambui (Milly Wajesus)
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The Wajesus family aspire to show the world that marriage works. Milly met Kabi when she was in form two. Her boyfriend introduced her to Kabi while on a double date with Kabi and his girlfriend. The four took a picture, and Milly kept a copy. They reunited on Facebook years later when both of them were single. Milly admitted that Kabi was not the man of her dreams, but Kabi confessed that he felt she was his soulmate at first sight. Milly put her expectations aside, and everything fell into place. They have a son names Taji.
11. Baha and Georgina Njenga
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Is Baha Machachari married? Baha, aka Tyler Mbaya, is not yet married but madly in love with girlfriend Georgina Njenga. The two are the most trending teen couples in Kenya right now. You would not want to miss an episode of their YouTube channel.
12. David Oyando (Mulamwah) and Carol Sonnie
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Mulamwah and Sonnie are expecting their first child. The couple had a rough time last year from trolls, a miscarriage and a breakup. The nursing degree holder from Kitale was a stand-up comedian on NTV's Churchill Show.
13.Timothy Kimani Ndegwa (Njugush) and Celestine Ndinda (Wakavinye)
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The comedian was born in Meru. Actor Njugush from KTN's Househelps of Kawangware show married his wife in 2016, and they have a son called Tugi. The young boy is a funny as his father. How did Njugush meet Wakavinye? He asked for her friend's number, but her phone was off. She, therefore, used Wakavinye's phone to contact him. Njugush intentionally texted Wakavinye goodnight-message instead of her friend. The confused Celestine inquired if she was o forward the message to her friend, but he told her it was meant for her.
14. Esther Musila and Peter Omwaka Audiphaxad (Guardian Angel)
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Kenyans have criticised the 32-year-old Gospel artist for proposing to a mother of three children aged 29, 26 and 22. Esther is in her early 50s. Their love proves that age is just a number. Some Kenyans praise Esther's beauty because she looks younger than most 30-year-old maidens. Raised by a financially unstable single mother in Nairobi, Guardian Angel went to the streets at the age of nine. A County Council officer found him on the streets, tossed him in a van and took him to jail. The singer got a scholarship after leaving jail and started recording his songs while in high school.
16. Rosemary Wahu Kagwi (Wahu) and David Mathenge (Nameless)
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Nameless and Wahu got married in 2005. The singers met at the University of Nairobi. He was an architecture student while she pursued Advanced Math. Nameless joined a year earlier than Wahu. Information from unverified sources had it that Nameless almost dumped Wahu for a Kenya radio presenter. Both Nameless and the radio presenter are happily married to other Kenyans. He wouldn't dare leave the real deal for a fling. Wahu and Nameless are parents to Nyakio Mathenge and Tumiso Nyakwea.
17. Joyce Omondi and Waihiga Mwaura
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Singer and TV presenter Joyce Omondi married television star Waihiga Mwaura in 2015. They both worked for Citizen TV, where Joyce was on a Sunday morning show named Rauka while Waihiga was a sports news anchor. Joyce left Citizen TV before their wedding, but they were dating low-key. She admitted that she gave him a hard time before accepting his love. Joyce recently left Switch TV’s Chatspot show while her husband is among the senior-most news anchors on Citizen TV.
18. Catherine Kamau and Philip Karanja
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Catherine Kamau and her husband acted on Mother-in-law and Tahidi High, respectively. They wedded in 2017 at Windsor Hotel and spent their honeymoon in Seychelles. She gave birth to a son named Leo Karanja at the age of 19 in 2006 while she was a student in Kampala, Uganda. Phillip adopted the boy, and they got their first child, a daughter, in 2019.
19. Sarah Hassan and Martin Dale
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Kenyans have always loved Sara Hassan ever since she played on Citizen TV's Tahidi High as Tanya. She is now on Citizen TV's Zora as the lead actress. Sarah Hassan and her husband held a garden wedding in Karura forest in 2017 and got a son in 2019. She met her Nigerian hubby at a gym in ABC Place, Westlands, Nairobi, in 2015 and became best friends.
20. Moses Tarus Omondi (Mr Seed) and Nimo Gachuiri (Nimo)
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Mr Seed and Nimo have a son named Gold Christen Omondi. The couple dated for four years. He planned to propose in 2017 postponed the plans to 2018 because of unavoidable circumstances. Mr Seed refuted claims that he once broke up with Nimo because she refused to take their relationship to the next level.
Which celebrity couples in Kenya do you wish to meet? Most of the couples listed above are the best examples of true love conquers all obstacles. Their love stories should encourage you to believe that you will find your soulmate someday in the most unexpected manner