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
5
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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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
 8 
Charles Bukeko
1
Birthdate: July 10, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Busia, Kenya
Died: July 18, 2020
 9 
Azziad Nasenya
1
Birthdate: June 16, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mumias, Kenya
 10 
Nick Mutuma
(Actor, Producer)
Nick Mutuma
1
Birthdate: September 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Meru, Kenya
 11 
Avril
(Singer, Actress)
Avril
1
Birthdate: April 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nakuru, Kenya
 12 
Size 8
(Singer)
Size 8
1
Birthdate: August 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
 13 
Daniel Ndambuki
(Comedian)
Daniel Ndambuki
1
Birthdate: October 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Machakos, Kenya
 14 
Victoria Kimani
(Singer, Actress)
Victoria Kimani
1
Birthdate: July 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 15 
Charles Gitonga Maina
(Actor, Basketball player)
Charles Gitonga Maina
1
Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Kenya
 16 
Wanuri Kahiu
(Film director)
Wanuri Kahiu
1
Birthdate: June 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
 17 
Sarah Hassan
(Actress)
Sarah Hassan
1
Birthdate: September 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mombasa, Kenya
 18 
Joseph Olita
1
Birthdate: March 31, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kenya
Died: June 1, 2014
 19 
Amina Abdi Rabar
(TV Presenter, Radio Presenter)
Amina Abdi Rabar
1
Birthdate: June 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
 20 
Catherine Kamau
1
Birthdate: February 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kenya
 21 
Wahu
(Singer)
Wahu
1
Birthdate: March 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
 22 
Bill Kipsang Rotich
(Voice Actor)
Bill Kipsang Rotich
1
Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Eldama Ravine, Koibatek, Kenya
 23 
Brenda Wairimu
(Actress, Model)
Brenda Wairimu
1
Birthdate: May 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mombasa, Kenya
 24 
Felix Odiwour
(Radio Presenter)
Felix Odiwour
1
Birthdate: April 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Homabay, Kenya
 25 
Owiso Odera
1
Birthdate: 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan
Died: November 3, 2016
 26 
Eve D'Souza
(Radio presenter, Actress)
Eve D'Souza
1
Birthdate: March 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mombasa, Kenya
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Samantha Mugatsia
1
Birthdate: 1992 AD
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
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Janet Mbugua
(Journalist, Actress)
Janet Mbugua
1
Birthdate: January 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mombasa, Kenya
 29 
Yasmin Said
(Actress)
Yasmin Said
1
Birthdate: 2000 AD
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
 30 
Pierra Makena
(Actress, Dj)
Pierra Makena
0
Birthdate: April 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meru, Kenya
 31 
Joey Muthengi
(Media personality, Actress)
Joey Muthengi
1
Birthdate: August 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kijabe, Kenya
Walter Mongare Nyambane
0
Birthdate: March 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kenya
 33 
Meja Mwangi
(Novelist)
Meja Mwangi
2
Birthdate: December 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nanyuki, Kenya
 34 
Sheila Munyiva
1
Birthdate: March 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
 35 
Julian Ozanne
(Film Producer & Gillian Anderson's ex-husband)
Julian Ozanne
0
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Kenya