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Awinja Nyamwalo: The Multi-Million Deals Kenya’s Most Bankable Comedian Bagged In 2023

  • Awinja Nyamwalo ranks among the biggest female celebrities in the country
  • She is a brand ambassador for giant telcos Safaricom PLC among others

Her journey from Papa Shirandula TV show, where she played the naive annoying housegirl, to the big name she is today has not been easy. 

Awinja Nyamwalo, real name Jacky Vike, has proved that talent is not enough if it’s lacking in consistency and hardwork.  

She was among actors who was awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (O.G.W) by President William Ruto during the Jamhuri Day fete. 

WoK takes a look at the multi-million deals she bagged in 2023, 

Safaricom PLC 

Awinja’s partnership with the largest telcos in the country has been ongoing. She has done a good job pushing Safaricom PLC products from funny relatable short videos. 

The videos amass millions of views on her social media platforms. In most of these videos, she partners with Osoro, who plays the husband. 

Naivas Supermarket

She has been a brand ambassador for the longest and she’s done a good job while at it. Awinja was the star attraction when the giant supermarket opened its 101st branch in Kakamega county.


Awinja was among the celebrities who were flown to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup. Again, she stood out for her theatrics that captured the attention of sports lovers in the country. 

Her partnership with the betting firm has been long-running. 

TLC Electronics

Her influence got the attention of TLC Electronics, popularly known for their affordable tv sets. She did a well-thought out video with her on-screen bae Osoro. 

Pearson PTE

The funnywoman had a deal with Pearson PTE. They provide “English language testing for study applications worldwide, and for visa applications for work and migration in Australia, the UK, New Zealand, and Canada.

Guardian Coach Ltd

Like always, she did not disappoint when she was tasked with introducing the new Guardian Coach Ltd fleet of buses mostly plying the Western route.

Her other partners are, Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC)

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