Single dads and widowers bringing up their children single-handedly rarely get recognition for the good job they are doing.

Nick Lachey once said,

‘To me having kids is the ultimate job in life. I want to be the most successful at being a father.’  

Here are men who we consider super dads because they are serving some serious father goals.

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Kenyan comedian and content creator Njugush is serving fatherhood goals as he brings up his son Tugi. Njugush is married to Celestine Dinda known as Wakavinye.

NJugush and his wife and kid

Phil Karanja

Kenyan film director Phil Karanja is among celebs serving us fatherhood goals majorly for bringing up Kate Actress’s son from a previous relationship.

Kate got a baby at only 19 and Phil has taken the role of not only loving but mentoring the young man.
The couple is expectant with their second child.

Kate actress family
Kate actress family

 Tedd Josiah

With a daughter looking up to him for love and guidance, Tedd has had to take up the role of being a dad and a mum to his beautiful daughter Jay.

Tedd Josiah who is a music producer is a true definition of a real gentleman. He has proved that when men put their mind into something they can actually do it.

Josiah lost his wife Reginah Katar when their daughter was only three months old.

Tedd Josiah, wife and daughter
Tedd Josiah, wife and daughter. photo credit: Mpasho

Robert Burale

The stylish pastor Robert Burale is a single dad and he is not ashamed of that fact. He has his daughter to share all the love and affection.

Burale, who got divorced from his wife more than six years ago, is a role model as to what fathers should be in an age where deadbeat dads are the order of the day.

Even though Burale did not lose his wife, he is still doing a good job and it is worth commending. His daughter Lexie is in form one.

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Robert Burale

George Ikua

When the late Janet Kanini Ikua lost her life after a brave battle with cancer, the world came tumbling down for her hubby George Ikua and since then he has had to adjust by bringing up his kids on his own.

He is a brave man who is still mourning his departed wife but still taking care of his kids as a single man only with the help of relatives and close friends.

The late Janet and husband George Ikua during a photoshoot

4. Dan Sonko

Dan lost his wife to complications after delivery, leaving behind a son who never got to know his mum. Dan Sonko, who is based in Mombasa, has taken charge of bringing up his two sons and he is doing so well.

His young son is now all grown up and their late mum Dru Sonko would be so proud to see how much of a good job her husband has done.


5. Abel Amunga

Abel, who is an actor and father to gospel artiste Ruth Matete, has managed to bring up her daughter single-handedly for years after the death of his wife.

The father of one has on several occasions stated that his daughter’s well being is what matters to him first and even when he is choosing roles to play, he has to ask for her opinion.

Ruth Matete and her dad Abel Amunga

He is among fathers who do a good job and rarely get recognized by the society which is full of praise for single mothers.

6. Nameless

Nameless is a role model to many for his commitment when it comes to family.

He is a father of two, namely Nyakio and Tumiso.

Nameless ,Wahu and kids

7. Allan Wanga

The celebrated Kenyan footballer who is married to Brenda Mulinya, a TV reporter, is a dotting father.

The sportsman adores his two kids going by his photos on social media.

Allan Wanga with his son and daughter.

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