Every child desires to be born and raised by their biological parents as one. However, due to unavoidable circumstances, couples choose to part ways and probably engage in co-parenting. All the same, some of them decide to take care of the kids on their own due to neglected parental responsibilities by the other partner. Below are Kenyan celebrities who are single parents:
Burale is a celebrity preacher and motivational speaker who is a single father of one. This is after he divorced with the gospel artist Rozinah Mwakideu few years ago. Butale has been raising his daughter, Lexie, who is now 18years old.
Despite the challenges related to raising a girl child especially a teenager, the motivational speaker has managed to cope with the situation. At one point, the preacher revealed that he doesn’t plan to remarry soon.
Amunga is a renowned Kenyan actor and voice over artist. He single-handedly raised gospel singer Ruth Matete after her mother married another man. However, Matete’s mother later died. Amunga has been featured in the film ‘Crime and Justice’.
Nyaminde is a renowned actress who is popularly known as Wilbroda. She also doubles as a media personality and comedian.
The Papa Shirandula series actress is a single mother of one who has taken full responsibility of her son, Xolani Amin Okello. Less details are known about her baby daddy.
Kiguta is a media personality who is a former presenter at Citizen TV. She is a single mother of three children. The TV queen was at one point supposed to be married by her first baby daddy, Steve Ngunyi, but opted to call off the wedding after Ngunyi allegedly cheated on her. She later sired two more kids with president Uhuru’s nephew, Jomo Gecaga.
Esther Mwende Macharia.
Mwende is a media personality and a former gospel artist. She a single mother of two boys after she welcomed her lastborn two years ago.
Videographer and music producer J Blessing is the father of Mwende’s first born, Champion. The pair had previously been engaged but the producer changed the marriage plans since he wasn’t interested.
Rubadiri is a news anchor at Citizen TV. She is a single mother to a teen daughter named Neema. Rubadiri and her daughter are speculated to be frequently visiting her baby daddy in New Jersey.
Wairimu is a model and an actress who was featured in a drama dubbed as ‘Monica’. She is also the ex-wife to Julius Owino alias Juliani. The duo splitted after the actress was allegedly involved in an affair with fellow cast, Ephy Saint.
Wairimu has been raising her daughter, Amor Njeri, as a single mother since 2017. On the other hand, Juliani remarried Lilian Ng’ang’a, ex-wife to Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua.
DJ Pierra Makena.
Makena is a Kenyan disc jockey, media personality and actress. She has never been married but she is a single mother of a beautiful daughter, Ricca Pokot. The curvy DJ is one of the actors in Tahidi High series which is aired in Citizen TV.
Donna is a model, entrepreneur, media personality and a singer. She is a Kenyan-italian who is among one of Diamond Platnumz’s baby mamas. They sired a son, Naseeb Junior but later the Tanzanian Bongo star neglected his fatherly duties. However , he amended his ways and accepted to take full responsibility of their kid.
Kyalo is a media personality, actress and an entrepreneur. She was married to an investigative journalist, Dennis Okari of NTV but later divorced after six months due to undisclosed reasons. Kyalo has single-handedly raised her daughter, Ivana.
Akothee is a Kenyan musician and business woman who has been through numerous rough relationships but still seems to be doing great. The self-proclaimed President of single mothers has five children, three daughters and two boys. All her kids are from distinct baby daddies.
The three daughters are always trending on social media just like their mother. Despite parting ways with her baby daddies, she has always praised them for being supportive.
Gechaga is former President Uhuru’s niece who is the managing director of Kenyatta International Convention Center(KICC). She is a single mother of three handsome boys.
Sonnie and media personality Kendrick Mulamwah broke up in December 2021 just a few months after welcoming baby Keilah. For almost two years, the actress has alleged to be taking care of her daughter without any help from her baby daddy.
In 2022, Sonnie revealed that life as a single mother has been tough as she had to play both the role of a mother and a father. Mulamwah previously claimed that the actress didn’t grant him access to their daughter.
Maureen Waititu is a commercial model and brand influencer. The beautiful babe was previously engaged to fitness trainer Francis Kiarie alias Frankie JustGymIt.
The pair shares two handsome boys, Kai and Lexi. Kiarie parted ways with Maureen after a six years relationship. He later found love in socialite Corazon Kwamboka where they sired two kids.
Miss Cashy aka Karimi Muriungi is rapper Khaligraph Jones’ baby mama. The duo share a son, Xolani. However, they always had a nasty fight online over child support and custody. In 2022, Karimi outdone the rapper in the court case and took full custody of the kid.