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About

Edgar Obare, the founder of Edgar Obare the YouTube channel and a USIU master’s degree graduate, is a rarity in today’s world; the self-proclaimed ‘Truthseeker and Storyteller’ has made his name by outing Kenyan celebrities’ secrets, scandals and believe it or not, actual, honest, journalism.

Personal Life

Blogger Edgar Obare | Source: Swala Nyeti

Edgar Obare was born on 10 December 1991 in Kisumu, Kenya. As of 2022, she is 31 years old.

Edgar Obare is a Kenyan blogger and content creator who tackles controversies surrounding the lives of celebrities. But he did not start out with dreams of becoming a social media star.

The Tea Master as he is referred to graduated from Moi High School, Kabarak in 2009 and from the United States International University, Africa in 2014 with a degree in Information Systems and Technology. 

This wasn’t enough for Edgar. He pursued a master’s degree in Computer Science in Italy where he studied at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. He completed his master’s in 2019. 

While in Italy, Edgar sustained a traumatic injury and lost his ability to walk for two months. He revealed that he broke his leg in a skiing accident. 

With a lot of support, care and physiotherapy, he was finally able to walk again after two months. He has often expressed his gratitude to the Italian healthcare system, without which his recovery would have been a lot more difficult. 

Edgar Obare graduation | Source: Tuko

As a trained software engineer, Edgar has worked at various companies building websites, designing digital media, and creating content to promote and advertise brands. 

He started vlogging about his travels in Europe during his master's degree. Initially, he did it for fun but began to take his content creation seriously when he graduated in 2019. 

After moving back to Kenya, Edgar devoted all his time to his YouTube channel – Edgar Obare BNN. BNN stands for Bandana News Network. It is so named because Edgar always appears on his channel wearing his signature bandana. 

He's gained a lot of attention and popularity from his channel. He has over 100 thousand subscribers. What makes Edgar’s work all the more intriguing is that he is never afraid to ask tough questions nor is he afraid of controversy

On numerous occasions, he has shared controversial stories that journalists themselves would not dare touch.

Creating controversial content is bound to attract a few enemies. Edgar has received multiple threats from disgruntled viewers due to the nature of his content.

In fact, his content is so controversial that he was arrested for publishing a story about Natalie Tewa. His post stated that Natalie had travelled with former Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho to Dubai. 

Outraged by the insinuation, Natalie pressed charges against him but was later released on bail. Edgar Obare remains undeterred by these threats and continues to take his work seriously.

While Edgar Obare is famous for creating content about cheating celebrities, he also posts real facts about social issues like unemployment, police brutality, corruption, and sex trafficking in Kenya. 

It might surprise you to know that Edgar is a one-man team. He single-handedly sources information for his posts, verifies this information and creates his content. 

He has no team of journalists nor does he have a publicist who helps him run his channel. Edgar Obare’s YouTube channel gets over one million views every month. 

At the beginning of the year, his Instagram account was suspended much to the delight of some celebrities like Sarah Kabuu and socialite Bridget Achieng. 

It seems he doesn't know why his post was taken down and revealed his plans to appeal Instagram's decision.

All you need to know about Edgar Obare’s personal life

Edgar Obare will tell you who’s dating who but when it comes to his personal life, it is not easy to get one’s hands on his dating profile. 

Who is Edgar Obare’s girlfriend? Well, he’s managed thus far to keep that information quiet. 

From what is known, Edgar has dated Wacera Nyaguthie Murage, a young lady he met in Nairobi in 2015. 

Wacera made the first move they hit it off. The chemistry between the two was off the charts. 

After dating for a little over a year, the two split up due to unknown reasons. They got back together in 2018 but yet again, the relationship did not work out.

Since then, there hasn't been any information, at least publicly, on Edgar Obare's love life. 

Being a very private man, Edgar hasn’t given the public many details about his personal life and early childhood. Therefore, there isn’t much known about Edgar Obare’s background or family.      

Edgar Obare's Controversy

Edgar Obare’s career has literally been built entirely on the controversy.  

Edgar Obare vs Jalang'o | Source: Kahawa Tungu

Edgar Obare broke the internet with his wash-wash expose, a local term for money laundering business that touched on celebrities and the political elite. 

Following this expose, Obare admitted that he feared for his life. His Instagram account was also deactivated and he also claimed that his brother has been harassed by unknown men.

Edgar Obare has been arrested a couple of times for publishing false and malicious content about celebrities.

He has also been accused of blackmailing people in exchange for money. Case in point with the wash wash business. 

He is said to have threatened some of the people listed in the expose like Jalango and Betty Kyalo. 

Edgar Obare's Net Worth

As a self-made man, Edgar has done very well for himself. He makes quite a good amount of money from his YouTube channel. He also makes money by advertising various businesses on his Instagram accounts. Edgar Obare’s net worth is estimated to be a little over Ksh 1 million.  

Awards & Recognition 

In February 2021, Edgar Obare won the Blogger of the Year Award.

He is also one of 19 social media influencers to win the Inaugural Africa Digital Influencer Awards.

Social Media 

Edgar Obare Instagram - @edgarobare 

Edgar Obare Twitter - @edgarobare

Edgar Obare Facebook - @edgarobare

Q&A

When was Edgar Obare born? 

Edgar Obare was born on 10 December 1991 in Kisumu Kenya.

How much is Edgar Obare worth?

Edgar Obare’s estimated net worth is a little over Ksh 1 million.  


Also known as:
The Tea Master aka His Teaness
Real name:
Edgar Obare
Occupation:
Social media influencer, businessman, blogger, freelance videographer and vlogger
Birthday:
10 December 1991
Nationality:
Kenyan
Star sign:
Sagittarius
Birth place:
Kisumu, Kenya
Height:
N/A
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
Ksh 1 million or $8352.94

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Image of Edgar Obare's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Controversy, Car, House, Net Worth
Also known as:
The Tea Master aka His Teaness
Real name:
Edgar Obare
Occupation:
Social media influencer, businessman, blogger, freelance videographer and vlogger
Birthday:
10 December 1991
Nationality:
Kenyan
Star sign:
Sagittarius
Birth place:
Kisumu, Kenya
Height:
N/A
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
Ksh 1 million or $8352.94

About

Edgar Obare, the founder of Edgar Obare the YouTube channel and a USIU master’s degree graduate, is a rarity in today’s world; the self-proclaimed ‘Truthseeker and Storyteller’ has made his name by outing Kenyan celebrities’ secrets, scandals and believe it or not, actual, honest, journalism.

Personal Life

Blogger Edgar Obare | Source: Swala Nyeti

Edgar Obare was born on 10 December 1991 in Kisumu, Kenya. As of 2022, she is 31 years old.

Edgar Obare is a Kenyan blogger and content creator who tackles controversies surrounding the lives of celebrities. But he did not start out with dreams of becoming a social media star.

The Tea Master as he is referred to graduated from Moi High School, Kabarak in 2009 and from the United States International University, Africa in 2014 with a degree in Information Systems and Technology. 

This wasn’t enough for Edgar. He pursued a master’s degree in Computer Science in Italy where he studied at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. He completed his master’s in 2019. 

While in Italy, Edgar sustained a traumatic injury and lost his ability to walk for two months. He revealed that he broke his leg in a skiing accident. 

With a lot of support, care and physiotherapy, he was finally able to walk again after two months. He has often expressed his gratitude to the Italian healthcare system, without which his recovery would have been a lot more difficult. 

Edgar Obare graduation | Source: Tuko

As a trained software engineer, Edgar has worked at various companies building websites, designing digital media, and creating content to promote and advertise brands. 

He started vlogging about his travels in Europe during his master's degree. Initially, he did it for fun but began to take his content creation seriously when he graduated in 2019. 

After moving back to Kenya, Edgar devoted all his time to his YouTube channel – Edgar Obare BNN. BNN stands for Bandana News Network. It is so named because Edgar always appears on his channel wearing his signature bandana. 

He's gained a lot of attention and popularity from his channel. He has over 100 thousand subscribers. What makes Edgar’s work all the more intriguing is that he is never afraid to ask tough questions nor is he afraid of controversy

On numerous occasions, he has shared controversial stories that journalists themselves would not dare touch.

Creating controversial content is bound to attract a few enemies. Edgar has received multiple threats from disgruntled viewers due to the nature of his content.

In fact, his content is so controversial that he was arrested for publishing a story about Natalie Tewa. His post stated that Natalie had travelled with former Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho to Dubai. 

Outraged by the insinuation, Natalie pressed charges against him but was later released on bail. Edgar Obare remains undeterred by these threats and continues to take his work seriously.

While Edgar Obare is famous for creating content about cheating celebrities, he also posts real facts about social issues like unemployment, police brutality, corruption, and sex trafficking in Kenya. 

It might surprise you to know that Edgar is a one-man team. He single-handedly sources information for his posts, verifies this information and creates his content. 

He has no team of journalists nor does he have a publicist who helps him run his channel. Edgar Obare’s YouTube channel gets over one million views every month. 

At the beginning of the year, his Instagram account was suspended much to the delight of some celebrities like Sarah Kabuu and socialite Bridget Achieng. 

It seems he doesn't know why his post was taken down and revealed his plans to appeal Instagram's decision.

All you need to know about Edgar Obare’s personal life

Edgar Obare will tell you who’s dating who but when it comes to his personal life, it is not easy to get one’s hands on his dating profile. 

Who is Edgar Obare’s girlfriend? Well, he’s managed thus far to keep that information quiet. 

From what is known, Edgar has dated Wacera Nyaguthie Murage, a young lady he met in Nairobi in 2015. 

Wacera made the first move they hit it off. The chemistry between the two was off the charts. 

After dating for a little over a year, the two split up due to unknown reasons. They got back together in 2018 but yet again, the relationship did not work out.

Since then, there hasn't been any information, at least publicly, on Edgar Obare's love life. 

Being a very private man, Edgar hasn’t given the public many details about his personal life and early childhood. Therefore, there isn’t much known about Edgar Obare’s background or family.      

Edgar Obare's Controversy

Edgar Obare’s career has literally been built entirely on the controversy.  

Edgar Obare vs Jalang'o | Source: Kahawa Tungu

Edgar Obare broke the internet with his wash-wash expose, a local term for money laundering business that touched on celebrities and the political elite. 

Following this expose, Obare admitted that he feared for his life. His Instagram account was also deactivated and he also claimed that his brother has been harassed by unknown men.

Edgar Obare has been arrested a couple of times for publishing false and malicious content about celebrities.

He has also been accused of blackmailing people in exchange for money. Case in point with the wash wash business. 

He is said to have threatened some of the people listed in the expose like Jalango and Betty Kyalo. 

Edgar Obare's Net Worth

As a self-made man, Edgar has done very well for himself. He makes quite a good amount of money from his YouTube channel. He also makes money by advertising various businesses on his Instagram accounts. Edgar Obare’s net worth is estimated to be a little over Ksh 1 million.  

Awards & Recognition 

In February 2021, Edgar Obare won the Blogger of the Year Award.

He is also one of 19 social media influencers to win the Inaugural Africa Digital Influencer Awards.

Social Media 

Edgar Obare Instagram - @edgarobare 

Edgar Obare Twitter - @edgarobare

Edgar Obare Facebook - @edgarobare

Q&A

When was Edgar Obare born? 

Edgar Obare was born on 10 December 1991 in Kisumu Kenya.

How much is Edgar Obare worth?

Edgar Obare’s estimated net worth is a little over Ksh 1 million.