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Akothee children

Akothee children: a glance at her daughters and sons

When exploring Akothee’s children, you can not ignore the fact that the controversial musician has been married severally, with imminent break ups in each of her marriages. Akothee’s daughters have referred to her as a “bitch”, prompting Kenyans to wonder what kind of a relationship they enjoy with their mother. However, Akothee’s sons are not … Continue reading Akothee children: a glance at her daughters and sons

Cartoon Comedian relationship with Noriega Donself

Cartoon Comedian seems to be ready for the dating world. After informing her fans that she had been heartbroken, she has now debuted a brand new relationship with Otile Brown’s manager, Noriega Donself. The two celebrities are now dating after Cartoon Comedian’s short break from her previous relationship. Kenyans had speculated that Cartoon Comedian split … Continue reading Cartoon Comedian relationship with Noriega Donself

Interesting facts about Alfred Hitchcock, the suspense master

Alfred Hitchcock died on April 29, 1980. With his works, he masterfully “gets on our nerves” even today. Films, whether intentional or not, are always a reflection of the society, culture and geopolitical situation in which they are made. The bad guy is sometimes the (Nazi) German, sometimes the (Communist) Soviet, sometimes the (terrorist) Arab. … Continue reading Interesting facts about Alfred Hitchcock, the suspense master

Kenyan celebrities who are LGBTQ+ members

The term LGBTQ+ refers to members of the public that do not identify to the conventional genders of male and female. LGBTQ+ comprises lesbians, gays, bisexuals, queer (sometimes questioning), and the plus includes all other forms one may choose to identify with. LGBTQ has been used as an umbrella term for sexuality and gender identity since 1990

It seems Kenya is joining the western world by embracing different sexualities. While the Kenyan constitution does not mention whether it is legal or not, Kenyan politicians have responded to the questions around the issue by saying that Kenyans are coexisting well and the LGBTQ+ debate is not an issue in Kenya yet.

Kenyan celebrities have come out as gay and notified their fans about their sexualities.

So who are the Kenyan celebrities that have come out as gay or lesbian? Below is a list of Kenyan public figures that are proudly members of the LGBTQ+ community.

1. Dennis Karuri

Dennis Karuri
Dennis Karuri

Dennis Karuri is a successful makeup artist who identifies as gay. He becomes one of the few men to succeed in the makeup industry which has been dominated by women for a long time. He likes wearing makeup to look like a woman and he is never shy about his sexuality.

2. Willis Chimano

Willis Chimano
Willis Chimano

Willis Chimamo is a member of the Sauti Sol music group. Many Kenyans suspected that Willis Chimamo was gay before he came out of the closet. Like many other celebrities that came out as gay or lesbian, Willis faced online criticism from his fans but he still remains a proud gay.

3. Silas Miami

Silas Miami
Silas Miami

Silas Miami is a South African based Kenyan filmmaker who once posted his white male partner on his social, announcing to his fans that he was happy in his relationship with the man.

4. Anita Nderu

Anita Nderu
Anita Nderu

Kenyans knew about Anita Nderu’s sexuality when she posted on her socials expressing her wish that her children should not undergo the same discrimination she has because of her sexuality. Kenyans ridiculed her but the came out strongly affirming that people should be allowed to form their own identities rather than being forced to conform to existing norms. “I will never be bullied into silence. As human beings we have the right to refuse to be defined by what other people think rather we must define ourselves,” she said.

According to Ghafla.com, she later changed her mind about being a member of the LGBTQ+ community. The Star had reported the news anchor as having asked Kenyans to embrace LGBTQ as a norm.

5. Makena Njeri

Makena Njeri
Makena Njeri

Makena Njeri is a former Tahidi High Actress who dated Michelle Ntalami before she allegedly cheated on her. Makena Njeri is the founder of Bold Network Africa, which serves as a voice for the disenfranchised people of the queer community in Africa.

6. Notiflow

Noti Flow
Noti Flow

Noti Flow is a gifted Kenyan female rapper. She has always been open about her sexuality. Per Nairobi News, Noti Flow has had a short term relationship with Vanessa Chettle and previously released videos in support of LGBTQ. Noti Flow has also been linkd to King Alami (an Instagram influencer)

7. Brenda Jons (Mama Kingston)

Brendah Jons

Mama Kingston, also Brenda Jons, is a Kenyan content creator who revealed her sexuality to her Kenyan fans before finding out that her girlfriend had cheated on her almost immediately. She then confessed that the news of being cheated on broke her heart.

8. Michelle Ntalami

Makena Ntalami
Michelle Ntalami and Makena Njeri when they were dating

Michelle Ntalami is the founder of haircare brand Marini Naturals. For a long time she has been the dream of every man until she decided to come out as gay, disappointing many in the process. She dated fellow celebrity Makena Njeri and the two separated. A year later, Michelle wrote this on her socials: “It is the month I once shared with the world my own story to release my hurt and begin my healing finally. It is the month many of you told me that I unknowingly saved them too, just by sharing my own experiences regarding life’s storms. (Yes, fam, you are not alone.) It is usually the one month in my lifetime, I may have been down on the ground, but I have risen like the phoenix I am.”

Fittest female Kenyan celebrities

Ever wondered why most celebrities not just in Kenya but around the world have well looking bodies? Well, the secret lies in exercising and keeping fit. Sometimes surgeries, but mostly the gym does the trick. Exercising is by far the best method to achieve a desired body.

Eating a healthy diet is also a key step to a toned body. So who are the fittest female celebrities in Kenya?

1 Talia Oyando

Talia Oyando

The night nurse! Literally. No other Kenyan celebrity shows her fit body like Talia Oyando does. Just look at this image! Have you seen what we saw? Well to keep up with Talia Oyando’s hot fitness pics, you should definitely follow her on her Instagram. She has the body and exercising is all worth it.

2. Chiki Kuruka

A fit Chiki Kuruka
A fit Chiki Kuruka

Chiki Kuruka is a iving testimony that keeping fit does not have to be accompanied by difficult exercises. While Chiki Kuruka does not visit the gym often, she achieves her great body figure with her love for dancing. Chiki Kuruka was part of the Slim Possible show that helped women lose their weight. She is married to Sauti Sol’s Bien Aime, with whom they share some exercising videos on their socials.

3. Yvonne Okwara

Yvonne Okwara exercising

Yvonne Okwara is not just gifted for media roles. She has a great personality and she complements it with a stunning body. Her body does not come from heaven like manna. Look! She even took a picture of herself in her fitness suit. Not all women can pause like so.

4. Natalia Tewa

Well toned Natalie Tewa
Natalie Tewa in her exercise costume

A tiny waist and curves is the dream of every woman. While some are naturally blessed with this look, it does not come easy for the rest. Natalie Tewa’s body is goals for every lady, and she has been serving us hot pics on her social media ever since she came to the limelight. To keep her body in shape, Natalie Tewa exercises quite often. You should emulate her.

5. Fashionable Step Mom (Catherine Kariuki)

Good looking Fashionable Step Mom

Catherine Kariuku, popularly known as the Fashionable Step Mom, is a “mother” to seven kids but she does not look it. She is another Akothee. Fashionable Step Mum is a Kenyan celebrity who is always conscious of what she eat and then commits herself to the gym three times a week. Well, it paid off because this beauty used to be a plus size woman. She shared her before and after photos on Instagram.

6. Akothee

Akothee in a gym session
Akothee in a gym session

The controversial singer is just like the fashionable step mum. One glimpse at her and you wouldn’t think she has more than five children. Akothee’s well-toned body is thanks to her regular exercise routine.

Top 100 celebrities in South Africa

Below are the popular celebrities in South Africa. While your favorite star may not be in the list, sQoop will update the list with time. We will also publish detailed biographies to these stars. Zodwa Wabantu Lady Zamar @lady_zamar Bonang Matheba @bonang_m Amanda du-Pont @amandadupont Somizi @somizi Nomzamo Mbatha (Nxumalo) @nomzamo_m Ntando Duma Mthombeni @dumantando … Continue reading Top 100 celebrities in South Africa

Diana B remixes Bahati’s “Mambo Ya Mhesh” with Sosuun and Ssaru

Finally, we have a new song from Diana Marua, Bahati’s wife. Diana B, as she is currently known as after venturing into music, has surprised her fans with a new song. Diana B’s newest song is a remix of Mambo ya Mhesh, a song that Bahati released after losing the Mathare Parliamentary seat in the … Continue reading Diana B remixes Bahati’s “Mambo Ya Mhesh” with Sosuun and Ssaru

Amber Ray with her ex Ibrahim

Who has Amber Ray dated? Here are her exes

Amber Ray’s real name is Faith Makau. She is known for dating men who end up pulling skeletons out of her closet. After Amber Ray getting engaged by her boyfriend Kennedy Rapudo, many netizens are interested in knowing who the the beautiful socialite has dated before. Amber Ray is known for her unconventional approach to … Continue reading Who has Amber Ray dated? Here are her exes

Lady Jaydee

Lady Jaydee nominations and awards she’s won

Lady Jaydee is one of the most successful musicians in East Africa. She specializes in the R&B/Zouk/Afro Pop genres, being nominated and winning several awards since she started her music career.  She has won ten Tanzania Music Awards, an Africa Magazine Muzik Award. Other awards she’s won include an East Africa TV Award, an All … Continue reading Lady Jaydee nominations and awards she’s won

Meet Martha Koome family: husband, son Kelvin, daughters Kagwira and Nkirote,

CJ Martha Koome is happily married to her childhood sweetheart Dr Koome Kiragu. The two may have been married for 35 years, per  interview. The little-known husband works as a senior humanitarian worker in collaboration with worldwide organisations. Mr Koome Kiragu and his wife Martha Karambu walked down the aisle at a young age. Photos … Continue reading Meet Martha Koome family: husband, son Kelvin, daughters Kagwira and Nkirote,

Vera Sidika new body after transformational surgery

Vera Sidika’s before and after photos, complications, and surgery

Socialite Vera Sidika has bravely come out revealing a transformational surgery she had to undergo because of health risks. Posting on her socials, Vera Sidika termed the transformation a new birth. Vera Sidika has been on the trend for many years in Kenya. Her impressive figure made many young men drool for her. She revealed … Continue reading Vera Sidika’s before and after photos, complications, and surgery

Awards that Nameless has won in his music career

Nameless, real name David Mathenge, is husband to Wahu. The two are blessed with two children. At the time of publishing this article, Nameless and Wahu were expecting their third child. Nameless and Wahu are talented singers, each winning multiple awards. Below are the awards that Nameless has won over the course of his career. … Continue reading Awards that Nameless has won in his music career

Little-known relationship: Eric Omondi praises Moses Kuria

Going to his social media account, comedian Eric Omondi has heaped praises on former Gatundu MP Moses Kuria. The former legislator was recently nominated by President William Ruto to head the Trade ministry. As the Cabinet Secretary for  Trade Investment and Industry, Hon Kuria is expected to enhance the success of local and foreign investors … Continue reading Little-known relationship: Eric Omondi praises Moses Kuria

Ferdinand Omanyala’s beautiful wife and cute son (Photos)

Ferdinand Omanyala has been successful in his bid to be Kenya’s short race track runner. Since his rise to stardom, the star has owned all his fortunes to his family, the wife and his son. He shared a hearty message on social media to let the world know how grateful he is to his son … Continue reading Ferdinand Omanyala’s beautiful wife and cute son (Photos)