Willy Paul and 7 Other Popular Kenyan Celebs that are Actually From Uganda

Ugandan Blood

By  | Oct 30, 2020, 04:15 PM  | Top of The

In East African, Uganda and Kenya are blood relatives and this can be felt in the creative industry that has been blossoming over the years.

Dating back from the years of the East African Reggae Bashment Crew where the likes of Nazizi and Bebecool were doing music together, Chameleone too is a darling in Kenya and he stayed in the slums of Kawangware for some good time.

Today we are profiling popular celebs you didn’t are Ugandan or have Ugandan roots but are house hold names in the neighboring Kenya. 

1. Willy Paul
Willy Paul

Born to Mr and Mrs. Paul Radido a Ugandan father and Tanzanian Mother in September 1993 in the mathare slums. His was a carpenter of Ugandan descent while his mother was a hairdresser oand an immigrant from Tanzania. He is one of the most sought after musicians in Kenya today 

2. Size 8
Size 8
She was born on 4th august 1987 as Linet Masiro Munyali to Samuel Kirui Munyali a Ugandan and Esther Njeri a Kenyan both members of the clergy. She is the sixth born of six siblings. 

She attended Dr Livingstone Primary School where she topped in her class in the KCPE and further got a State House Girls scholorshig. She is one of the top gospel artist in Kenya by far standards. 

3.Doreen Biira.
Joy Doreen Biira
Joy Doreen Biira was born on 5th September 1986 and is a media personality with KTN news and DW. She is widely known in Kenya and has been working in Nairobi with Standard Group since 2012.

Anne Kansiime
Kansiime Kubiryaba Anne popularly known as Anne Kansiime, a Ugandan entertainer, comedian and actress. She grew up from the hills of Kabale in South Western Uganda. She became popular from Minibuzz show which aired on NTV and later to Bukedde.

Kansiime moved to Kenya where she was handed a comedy show on Citizen Tv dubbed ‘Don’t Mess With Kansiime’. The show was later pulled off but she remains a household name in Kenya. 

5.Godfrey Walusimbi
Godfrey Walusimbi
Walusimbi is a Ugandan professional footballer, playing for the Uganda Cranes and he formerly played for Gor Mahia FC and this earned him popularity in Kenya. 

6. Meddie Kagere
Meddie Kagere
Meddie has got roots from Uganda and Rwanda. He also played for Gor Mahia before moving on for another challenge in with Simba FC the Tanzanian giants.

7. Rnaze
Rnaze Mukiibi
Commonly known as Moses Rnaze Mukiibi, is a Ugandan by blood and a muganda by tribe. The blogger’s popularity grew more profound in Kenya during his nasty break up with his ex tower Natalie Tewa. 

8. Salvador
Patrick Salvador
The man from Ombokolo is a Uganda comedian hailing from Northern Uganda. His real name is Patrick Idringi but commonly known as Patrick Salvado. 

He’s been a visiting comedian to the Church hill comedy show and many other shows and this has gained him fame in Kenya.

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