Famous Kenyan Film & Theater Personalities

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Lupita Nyong'o
(Named One of Africa’s “50 Most Powerful Women” by Forbes in 2020)

Lupita Nyong'o
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Birthdate: March 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Lupita Nyong'o is one of the most popular black actresses of all time. The first Kenyan-Mexican actress to receive the prestigious Academy Award, Lupita Nyong'o has often been named in lists, such as the world's most beautiful woman. In 2020, she was named by Forbes magazine as one of Africa's 50 Most Powerful Women.

 2 
Deep Roy
(Actor)

Deep Roy
4
Birthdate: December 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 3 

Edi Gathegi
3
Birthdate: March 10, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
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 4 
Gurinder Chadha
(Film director)

Gurinder Chadha
2
Birthdate: January 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nairobi, British Kenya Kenya
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 5 
Kiran Shah
(Actor, Stuntman)

Kiran Shah
2
Birthdate: September 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 6 
Elsa Majimbo
(Comedian)

Elsa Majimbo
2
Birthdate: June 29, 2001
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 7 
Vera Sidika
(Model, Socialite)

Vera Sidika
2
Birthdate: September 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mombasa, Kenya
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 8 

Charles Bukeko
1
Birthdate: July 10, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Busia, Kenya
Died: July 18, 2020

 9 
Nick Mutuma
(Actor, Producer)

Nick Mutuma
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Birthdate: September 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Meru, Kenya

 10 
Avril
(Singer, Actress)

Avril
1
Birthdate: April 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nakuru, Kenya

 11 
Size 8
(Singer)

Size 8
1
Birthdate: August 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 12 

Azziad Nasenya
1
Birthdate: June 16, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mumias, Kenya

 13 
Victoria Kimani
(Singer, Actress)

Victoria Kimani
1
Birthdate: July 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 14 
Daniel Ndambuki
(Comedian)

Daniel Ndambuki
1
Birthdate: October 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Machakos, Kenya

 15 
Charles Gitonga Maina
(Actor, Basketball player)

Charles Gitonga Maina
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Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Kenya

 16 
Sarah Hassan
(Actress)

Sarah Hassan
1
Birthdate: September 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mombasa, Kenya

 17 
Amina Abdi Rabar
(TV Presenter, Radio Presenter)

Amina Abdi Rabar
1
Birthdate: June 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 18 

Joseph Olita
1
Birthdate: March 31, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kenya
Died: June 1, 2014

 19 

Catherine Kamau
1
Birthdate: February 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kenya

 20 
Janet Mbugua
(Journalist, Actress)

Janet Mbugua
1
Birthdate: January 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mombasa, Kenya

 21 

Owiso Odera
1
Birthdate: January 10, 1984, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan
Died: November 3, 2016

 22 
Wanuri Kahiu
(Film director)

Wanuri Kahiu
1
Birthdate: June 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 23 
Bill Kipsang Rotich
(Voice Actor)

Bill Kipsang Rotich
1
Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Eldama Ravine, Koibatek, Kenya

 24 
Brenda Wairimu
(Actress, Model)

Brenda Wairimu
1
Birthdate: May 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mombasa, Kenya

 25 
Wahu
(Singer)

Wahu
1
Birthdate: March 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 26 
Felix Odiwour
(Radio Presenter)

Felix Odiwour
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Birthdate: April 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Homabay, Kenya

 27 
Eve D'Souza
(Radio presenter, Actress)

Eve D'Souza
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Birthdate: March 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mombasa, Kenya

 28 
Joey Muthengi
(Media personality, Actress)

Joey Muthengi
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Birthdate: August 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kijabe, Kenya

 29 

Samantha Mugatsia
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Birthdate: 1992 AD
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 30 

Sheila Munyiva
1
Birthdate: March 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 31 
Yasmin Said
(Actress)

Yasmin Said
1
Birthdate: 2000 AD
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 32 
Pierra Makena
(Actress, Dj)

Pierra Makena
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Birthdate: April 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meru, Kenya

 33 
Meja Mwangi
(Novelist)

Meja Mwangi
2
Birthdate: December 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nanyuki, Kenya

Walter Mongare Nyambane
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Birthdate: March 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kenya

 35 
Julian Ozanne
(Film Producer & Gillian Anderson's ex-husband)

Julian Ozanne
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Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Kenya