What Kenyan celebrities studied in campus. 

DJ Crème de la Crème: Computer Scientist

The celebrated decks-man graduated with Second Class Upper Division in Computer Science from Kabarak University. He was the Index One in his primary school. The DJ also couples up as a seasoned entrepreneur.

Nadia Mukami: Finance Officer

Nadia’s youthful zest and passion is impossible to ignore, which is what initially struck many of her fans when her song Si Rahisi hit the airwaves some few years ago. Her lyrics, almost poetic in nature, make her a cut above the rest. Were it not for the limelight she probably would have been a finance officer in some company as she holds a degree in Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance option.

Krispah: Aeronautical Engineer

Ndovu kuu became an overnight sensation courtesy of his easy flowing lyrics that are laced with humour. Reports have it that the Ndovu ni Kuu singer was first called to pursue a degree in Geospatial Engineering but did not like it.


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DJ Mochi Baybee: Engineer

A purveyor of infectious energy as she describes herself, Mochi relocated with her family to the US for greener pastures in 2009. She studied her Bachelors’s Degree in Engineering at Minnesota State University, and Iron Range Engineering and Master’s in Engineering at the University of St Thomas. She started working as an engineer but her pull for music and desire to make people dance became her passion. 

Avril: Graphics Designer

While celebrating her 35th birthday Avril dropped her 13-track album, Spirit, featuring inspiring songs, sensual hits, dance and reggae numbers as well as spiritual melodies. Her career path would have been a whole different story after 2009 when she graduated with a degree in Art and Design, Graphics, and Product Design.

DJ Tabz: Lawyer

This adorable beauty has been turning heads ever since she hit the limelight. From her prowess to her outstanding looks, DJ Tabz is a goldmine in an industry where excellent turn-tabling deposits can be found. In 2019 she got admitted to the bar so definitely were it not for the decks, she would be in the corridors of justice representing clients.

Sanaipei Tande: Pharmacist

Before hitting the limelight in 2004, Tande was in medical school pursuing Pharmacy. If the big break, Cocacola Popstars, did not happen she would be so deep into medicine as at the moment.

Natalie Tewa: Architect

YouTuber and content creator popularly known for her travel and lifestyle vlogs is not only beautiful but brainy. Report has it that she went to the University of Leeds, where she pursued Architectural Engineering, graduating in 2016.

Frasha: Physiotherapist

Before calling it quits and joining the now-defunct boy band Punit, Frasha was a practicing physiotherapist at the Aga Khan University Hospital. In most of his songs he refers to himself as ‘Dakitare.’

Nameless: Architect

The Voloyuum hitmaker is one of the few musical geniuses that have not only succeeded in music but also in education. Nameless is a graduate of the University of Nairobi with a Degree in Architecture. The award-winning artiste was among architects that designed the The Hub Karen.

Njugush: Journalist

If life went by the books, funny man Njugush would be probably on your screens, not as a comedian but a reporter. Njugush attended the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication, where he studied journalism.


The three members of the Elani Band: Maureen Kunga, Bryan Chweya, and Wambui Ngugi are all degree holders from the University of Nairobi. Chweya would have become a lawyer, and so would Maureen Kunga. Wambui Ngugi would have been an actuary - she holds a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science.

Wabosha Maxine: Mechanical Engineer

In another universe, the petit Youtuber would have been an engineer.

Nyashinski: Environmentalist

Nyashinski is among the few rappers in the country with a successful comeback to the music industry. The former member of Kleptomaniax pursued a degree in Environmental Planning Management, but he once stated that he has never applied it.