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Kenyan Celebrities Who Started From A Humble Beginning


The wealthiest musician in Kenya and fifteenth in Africa according to Forbes magazine, used to be a taxi driver in Mombasa back in 2007 and fabricated liquid soaps which she sold to hotels.

She began her taxi business subsequent to a huge bonus she got, when she ventured out to the Netherlands as a dancer of a band she was used to dance for prior to being its mamber.

Nyota Ndogo

Born in Ukunda ghettos of Majengo, Mombasa in a humble family, Mwanaisha Abdalla (Nyota Ndogo) was just 17 when she began looking for jobs in Old Town, Mombasa, ending up as a house help In 1999, with Sh1,500 as her monthly salary.


He was just seven years when his mom died then his dad remarried and relocated from home, and left alone in kariobangi. He proceeded to live in ABC Kenya Children's home in Kariobangi.


This is the genuine Ghetto story about James Kang'ethe alias Bonoko who is currently a radio presenter at Ghetto Radio.

Born in the streets, he slept with his mother in verandas as a child, but he favoured different spots, like the gutter under the highways.


The gospel artist was once a streat kid for better part of his life in the streets of Eldoret and Kericho. He additionally shined shoes, sold mitumba clothes, washed vehicles, sold scrap metal and hawked groundnuts at the Shauri Moyo estate.

Gloria muliro

The gospel artist came from a humble background and once worked as a house girl in Eastlands where she earned Sh1,300 a month.


Prior to his enormous break on radio, Daniel Githinji Mwangi aliaa Mbusi sold soup in the ghettos of Korogocho and at some point he peddled drugd to meet his day to day needs.

Daddy Owen

He worked as a matatu tout in Nairobi after clearing his secondary education. Additionally, he used to be a pick pocket in Nairobi's CBD, until one day he was assaulted by mob and was almost lynched.

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