Most politicians’ children tend to take after their famous parents and continue the legacy. But this is not the same in some few notable cases where the children take a complete 360-degree turn in their careers. They are breaking the stereotype and making it on their own. We have the likes of Lupita Nyong’o the daughter to Kisumu Governor, Prof. Anyang Nyongo. Lupita is an Oscar award-winning actress with an impressive portfolio with big blockbusters under her belt.
Ian is the eldest son to Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru. Despite his mother being one of the most known politicians, Ian has managed to keep a low profile as he slowly charts his way up the entrepreneurial ladder. Ian is an entrepreneur and owns an IT company by the name Something Inc. which mainly focuses on software development and creative solutions. He is a student at the University at Salford University in England.
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s last born son has also carved a niche for himself in the fashion design industry. Mo, as he is popularly referred to, is a gifted fashionista at Nomadic, a fashion company he founded with his friends and former schoolmates.
Kahumburu Mutahi is a Hip-hop rapper and IT student in Leicester, UK. While his father is on the forefront in fighting COVID-19, Kahush is out here making fire music. He made a debut in November 2019 when he dropped his single ‘Mi Siwezi’. He comes from a gifted lineage as popular musician Kagwe Mungai is his cousin.
We were introduced to Sean Andrew when he beautifully eulogized his late grandmother, the former first lady Lucy Kibaki. Despite his grandfather being the third president of Kenya, Sean took a whole different path as he is a commercial fashion model. He is popular for his good looks, a caramel complexion and ever edgy dreadlocks. He is undoubtedly handsome, wealthy and an eligible bachelor.
Zachary is the son of the late George Saitoti. He is a freelance photographer with his outfit. His studio captures art in all forms - illustration, poetry, fashion and music.
This is Lupita’s younger brother who also has a thing for arts. He is closely following his sister’s footsteps. He is a professional actor and even won Marjorie Foster Gilbert award for Outstanding Student performer. Junior is also a musician and a DJ.
Former vice president and wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka’s son is an alumnus of the University of Nairobi, school of journalism. He followed his heart and established Heartbeat Media studios alongside renowned producer Kanyeria.