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Fame is not easy! It takes artistes too many publicity stunts to get noticed out there but to some people, it is simply ‘A Walk In The Park’.

Just like the Githeriman, here are people who rose to fame without effort:

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Wilson Wanjohi and Anne Muhonja wowed many when they tied the knot incurring a cost of only Ksh100.

Their viral photo saw many come in their aid to give them a second wedding which cost over 3.5 million and a fully paid honeymoon in Diani.

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Daniel Owira alias Otonglo left president Uhuru Kenyatta in stitches when he performed his winning narrative to him at the state concert of the 2013 National Drama Festival in Mombasa.

This was the start of his stardom! He was later referred to as the president’s ‘son’ after he was offered a full education sponsorship.

Sevelyn Gat

She is the woman who photoshopped herself in China and got humiliated by Kenyans on the internet for what many called a ‘cheap lie’.

This got good Samaritans contributing to her kitty for a trip to China. And yes, it happened and she was given a professional camera to experience her dream vacay.

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Linda Okello

Linda is a policewoman who hit the headlines with her bootylicious behind that left mafisi talking.

Since then, she has topped lists of the most beautiful Kenyan cops in town. The hyenas are still getting sleepless nights and given a chance would let her arrest them without offence!


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‘A Bonoko Deh’ as he is known to his fans is one of the most celebrated radio personalities in the country.

He rose to fame after he was interviewed explaining an incident of police brutality but his voice was the icing on the cake.

James Kang’ethe Kimani, his real name later started hearing his voice on DJ mixes and phone ringtones.

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MC Njagi

Thanks to Wavinya Ndeti’s phrase ‘Yaliyo Ndwele Sipite‘ this singer became famous after he released a hilarious Kamba song that teased the politician’s statements. He is now the talk of town and has been releasing viral videos.

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Nina Kanana Muema

She is an eight-year-old that moved deputy president William Ruto to tears after performing her touching poem during a fundraising event in Meru.

The class three pupil described Ruto as a good leader.

Michelle Bisonga

Michelle was the talk of the town when she released a spectacular mash-up cover of Kenyan old school songs over the instrumentals for Drake’s hit song, Controlla, which went viral and received massive and positive feedback as fans shared the video widely.

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