In relationships, at times, things get out of control and people are left with no option other than just adjust with life accordingly.
In some of these relationships, children are involved and they are left with no option but to be brought up by one parent.
In this article, WoK looks at Kenyan celebrities who are single mothers.
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Betty Kyallo, a media personality and businesswoman was previously married to fellow journalist, Dennis Okari.
However, Betty and Okari divorced six months after their wedding with the mother of one attributing their separation to rushing into marriage.
She did not give up on love and later moved on and got into a new relationship which she now equates it to a mistake.
The two have a daughter.
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Maureen Waititu is a commercial model and brand influencer.
The beautiful lass was previously engaged to fitness trainer Francis Kiarie, popularly known as Frankie JustGymIt.
The two share to handsome boys, Kai and Lexi.
Frankie broke up with Maureen after dating for over six years and moved on with socialite Corazone Kwamboka whom they share two children together.
Sage Chemutai is a singer and songwriter known for hit-songs such as Dumbala Remix.
The singer shares a child, a daughter, with rapper King Kaka.
In August 2022, King Kaka was put on the spot for allegedly ruining Sage’s music career. This came even as Sage hinted that she was raising their daughter alone.
“Raising a child as a single mum is the most challenging things I have faced so far. I had a constant fear of wondering how I’m gonna deal with when she goes to school, and she will be asking herself, How comes I am not living with my dad? And that was the biggest worry. I have learnt that God is in control of everything
“You know I am alone, other parents are paying fees together, they can handle that together. In the beginning, I was freaking out, but after her first term in school, I was able to pay her school fees and even to ensure she goes to school on time, and get everything she needed, including her snacks. It is learning how to let go and leaving God,” she said.
Brenda Wairimu, a celebrated actress, has a daughter, Amor Njeri, whom she had with Kenyan rapper Juliani before they ended their engagement.
The two broke up after dating for almost eight years.
Reacting to the breakup, Juliani claimed that the breakup temporarily left him feeling lost, it ultimately gave him a better understanding of who he is.
Miss Cashy, alias Karimi Muriungi is rapper Khaligraph Jones’ baby mama.
The two share a son named Xolani.
In November 2022, Miss Cashy won the child custody case against the rapper following months of ugly fights online.
Miss Cashy was dragged to court after going public with the challenges she has been going through when it comes to raising her child.
Jacquey Nyaminde, alias Wilbroda is an actress famed for her role on Citizen TV drama series, Papa Shirandula.
The actress is a single mother to a son after an amicable breakup with her boyfriend.
Speaking of her son, Wilbroda said;
“He’s growing and he’s very intelligent, so sometimes he will ask why his dad and I are not together
“That is when you wish you had some help to explain it to him. I do my best though and never lie to him. I want him to get the truth from me.”
The entertainer have birth to her daughter, Ricca Pokot, in July 2016.
Since then, she had remained tight-lipped about her daughter’s paternity until last year in October 2021.
DJ Pierra took to social media to lament about her baby daddy missing their daughter’s first concert, leading to speculations that her father could be a deadbeat dad.