Dads are wonderful people. They all need appreciation, albeit the responsible ones. Many celebrities wish to lead a very private life, but we still have others who like putting their families out there.

In Kenya, and East Africa in general, just a few celeb dads like flaunting their kids in public. We sample some of the most popular celebrity fathers in East Africa, who never feel shy of showing off their affection for their children.



The Godfather of Genge is probably one of the most dotting celebrity dads around. By all means, Nonini has never showed any sign of holding back, showing his son to the world.

He says:

“Being a parent, I go home and see my son and I forget about any mistake I ever made or any reason I’m upset. I get home and my son is smiling or he comes running to me. It has just made me grow as an individual and grow as a man.”

DJ Soxxy


Real name Jackson Kamau, the gospel DJ is known for not hiding his affection towards his two kids. The K24’s Switch host seems so proud to be the father to a daughter and son and he never shies away from showing them off to the world.



The Namba Nane rapper is also a dotting dad to his “many” kids. Although controversial, Octo has never been shy to flaunt his brood. I think he has four kids or thereof and he seems like a good dad.

Diamond Platnumz


The Wasafi Classic Baby boss is one of the regions most popular celebrity dads. Married to a Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan whom they have a daughter together (Tiffah Dangote). The couple is also expecting their second child together.

However, Diamond has been constantly been showcasing his undying affection for his daughter.



The iconic baritone-rich singer is one of East Africa’s biggest artistes. Together with his wife, singer Wahu, Nameless has been blessed with two daughters, Tomiso and Nyakio. The Butterfly hit maker has never shown any sign of shying away from showing his affection to the two.

Jose Chameleone


The celebrated Ugandan superstar is always showing his brood to the world. The 37-year-old, married to Daniella Atim, has four children: Abba Marcus, Alfa Joseph, Alba Shyne and Amma Mayanja.

Born Joseph Mayanja, Chameleone seems like a very loving dad to his kids.



The NTV Crossover co-host is a proud father to a daughter, Ladasha Belle. Married to gospel singer Size 8, the mixmaster is never afraid of displaying his love for his daughter, especially on social media.

DJ Creme De La Creme


The the king of wheels is a loving dad to a son and daughter (Jamari and Zawadi. Creme is always handy to show his unending love to the duo.

Do you agree?