Pascal Tokodi Biography Age Education Career and Awards


Pascal Tokodi is a young Kenyan musician, comedian song writer and actor. He made his TV debut in 2012, fresh out of high school. Pascalino Lpesinoi Lenguno Tokodi is his real name. The talented actor/ singer has amassed a massive young audience, won awards and acted with popular TV personalities like Brenda Wairimu and Nick Mutuma. He oozes confidence, style and class and here are some facts about his life:

The talented actor was born in 21 st April 1993 in Rongai, Kajiado county.

The singer went to St Mary’s Primary School where he excelled and joined Lenana High School.

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In primary school, he actually thought music was for girls. It was in high school that he
discovered his love for arts and joined the drama club. A director called Michael Jones came
along his way while in form three and he changed his perspective. The director made him
comfortable on stage and it is here that he fussed singing and acting.

Acting Career
In 2012, he featured in citizen TV’s Makutano junction, a series that first premiered in 2006. This was his first gig as a professional actor.
In 2013, he was one of the lead actors in Kenya’s first musical drama series called Groove Theory. He played Guy, a member of the prestigious Victoria University choir.
In 2014, he featured in ‘Pray and Prey; , a funny Kenyan drama, where he was one of the lead actors.

In 2015, Tokodi featured in Wrath, a Kenyan drama.
In 2018, the charming man was the lead actor in Maisha Magic's TV series Selina. The series became a must watch for many Kenyans in 2018. He played the role Nelson, a rich guy that falls for Selina, a naive village girl that works as a maid in their house. Their chemistry on screen was a hit with the audience. The intricate drama series was nominated for Kalsha awards.

Music Career
The sensational artist’s music career was launched after he came third in Techno Own The Stage, Africa’s first karaoke competition held in Nigeria. He was the last man standing and
pocketed Sh 1 million.
Sitaki, was the first hit single he released. In the emotional R&B song he declares his love for a woman and shows her he doesn’t want anyone else. The song was part of DJ Pinye’s project
“Dreams 2 Beat, ” to help up coming artists in music and the business side of the industry.
Other songs by the artist include:

  • Hii Si Kwaheri ft friends of CEEL
  • African Lady
  • Asante Mama ft Rapper Phill



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  • Milele ft King Kaka
  • Forget ft King Kaka


He is the second born in a family of 9, six boys and three girls. The father is a KWS officer and the mother a nurse. In an interview, he said he was single and that honesty and loyalty are qualities he will be looking for in a woman.

The 26-year-old won his first two awards in high school:

  • Chaguo la Teeniez – most entertaining teenie
  •  Best actor in drama festivals, three years in a row

During his career he has won/ been nominated for:

  • Pulse Music Video Awards Nomination.
  • Nominated and won Best Supporting actor in the film ‘Disconnect,’ a Kenyan romantic
    film directed by David Gitonga and Michael Jones.
  • Kalsha Awards Nomination in 2014
  • Janjaruka Promotion
    A number of celebrities helped promote the “Janjaruka”series by giving their con strories and Pascal was one of them. The series produced by Flick 7 pictures is a comic thriller that explores how Nairobi is full of cons. Tokodi gives a detailed account of how he was conned while trying to find a house. He sent money to a fake agent he hadn’t even met who turned out to be a conman.

Net worth
His exact net worth is not known but it’s believed to be millions of Kenyan Shillings.

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