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Kenyan Female Celebrities And Prominent Personalities In Their 20s

Over the years, female celebrities have always been a source of inspiration and admiration for many people.

These women have made a significant impact in different spheres of the economy, and their beauty and style have always been a topic of discussion.

In this article, WoK looks back at some of the most prominent female Kenyan personalities and see how they looked in their 20s.

Esther Passaris

Esther Passaris is a Kenyan politician who currently serves as the Women 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 Academiesfor her primary and secondary education.

She has a Diploma in Law from the University of London and a BSc International Business Administration from the United States International University Africa in Nairobi.

Esther Passaris PHOTO/Courtesy

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 the first job she ever had was as a courier for a printing and stationery firm.

She she started working in less than a week after finishing her studies at Loreto Convent High School.

Mutoko worked until she joined university where she pursued media and later secure herself a job at Radio Africa.

Caroline Mutoko (far left) in the company of her friends PHOTO/Courtesy

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.

Adele Onyango and Awilo Longomba PHOTO/Courtesy

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 done musical collaborations with top musicians including the late E-sir, CMB Prezzo, Goldenchyl, AY among many others.

Talia Oyando PHOTO/Courtesy

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, and one who loves include music, cooking and fashion.

Amina Abdi PHOTO/Courtesy

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.

Sheila Mwanyigha PHOTO/Courtesy

Wavinya Ndeti

Wavinya Ndeti is a Kenyan politician and a business woman who is serving as the second Governor of Machakos County.

She previously served as a Member of Parliament for the Kathiani Constituency in the 10th parliament and an assistant minister in the ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport from 2008 to 2013.

Wavinya Ndeti PHOTO/Courtesy

Millicent Omanga

Millicent Omanga is a business-lady and a bigwig politician vocal on matters relating to administrative and social legislation.

She attended Mumbi Girls High School and later Medical Training College.

Omanga proceeded to enroll in a journalism course at the University of Nairobi and then a Masters’ Degree in Commerce within UoN.

Millicent Omanga PHOTO/Courtesy