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Lilian Muli's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Family, Car, House, Net Worth

About

Lilian Muli is a news anchor at Citizen TV. She was the presenter of Slim Possible, Fashion Watch and One on One.

Personal Life

Lilian Muli | Source: Instagram

Lilian Muli was born on 4 May 1982 in Nairobi. She grew up in a family of five. Lilian Muli is the only girl and the middle child of her two brothers. 

Lilian Muli’s mother Peninah Muli Mwende was a nutritionist and currently works with the United Nations. Her father Henry Muli who was a lawyer died in 2002.

Lilian Muli's Schooling

Lilian Muli received her secondary education at Loreto Convent Msongari. She graduated with an undergraduate degree in communication from Daystar University and later got her master’s in strategic management at the University of Nairobi. 

Lilian Muli's Career

Lilian Muli at Citizen TV Studio | Source: Instagram

We all know her for her news anchoring skills on Citizen TV but her journey in media began in 2005. 

Lilian Muli joined Kenya Television Network as an intern before she got employed at the station. 

Lilian Muli was at the Mombasa-based media house for six years before she moved to Royal Media Services Limited’s Citizen TV where she works to date.

She might have been relatively known but Lilian Muli became a household name at Citizen TV. Her fashion style, eloquence, smile and delivery endeared her to the viewers. 

Lilian Muli preparing for news | Source: Instagram

She is amongst the crop of journalists who gave the news a young and almost relaxed feel, away from the very serious outlook it had before. 

Lilian Muli majorly anchors the prime-time news bulletins but also goes on air during the lunch hour and 4 pm broadcasts. 

Away from the news, Lilian Muli was the presenter of Slim Possible, a show that was inspired by her dramatic weight loss after the birth of her first son. Slim Possible aired for ten seasons.   

Lilian Muli was also the presenter of “One on One” an entertainment show that aired every Friday evening where she interviewed celebrities. She also hosted Fashion Watch, a show that assessed fashion trends. 

Lilian Muli at Citizen TV Kenya | Source: Instagram

Having been poached from KTN and is now a long-serving employee at CIitzen TV, Lilian Muli would be one of the well-paid news anchors at the station. 

Though she has not disclosed any details, Lilian Muli Kanene’s salary is estimated to be around Ksh 300, 000. 

Lilian Muli's Relationships

Lilian Muli added the name Kanene to hers after she married her boyfriend of four years Moses Njuguna Kanene in September 2009. 

The wedding took place at the lavish Windsor Golf Course and was attended by industry colleagues, family and friends. 

Lilian Muli’s wedding video 

Lilian Muli’s divorce

After seven years of marriage, Lilian Muli filed for divorce at the Milimani Law Courts on grounds of adultery, cruelty and desertion. 

Lilian alleged that Mr Kanene cheated on her multiple times, was violent and made her life miserable. The court granted her wishes and her marriage to Mr Kanene was dissolved.

Jared Ombongi

Jared Ombongi and Lilian Muli | Source: Instagram

After her failed marriage to Moses Njuguna Kanene, Lilian Muli found a new love in the arms of one Jared Ombongi who at the time was Shabana FC Chairman. 

She kept things private as she did not want to involve the public in her business. Lilian said that they were friends before their two-year romance started in 2016.

In December 2018, Lilian Muli dumped Jared in a social media rant where she said she never wanted to be associated with the man again. 

After two years of dating, the TV queen found out that Jared had three American wives. 

During a Q&A session with fans, Lilian Muli revealed that she has a low tolerance for liars and hinted at Jared’s lies.

Lilian Muli's Family

Lilian Muli's sons | Source: Kenyan Moves

Lilian Muli is a mother of two children. Her firstborn son, Joshua Kanene was born in 2010 during her marriage with her ex-husband Moses Kanene while her second-born son, called Liam, was born in 2018 during her relationship with Jared Ombongi.

Lilian Muli doesn’t have a daughter and she’s previously revealed that she doesn’t long to have one as she is done having children.  

Lilian Muli's Controversy

Lilian Muli is no stranger to controversy. Ever since she became a household name, she has been dragged into numerous scandals, some of which she sparked. Let’s look at some.

Lilian Muli and Jeff Koinange 

Lilian Muli and Jeff Koinange | Source: Instagram

When Lilian Muli was pregnant with her second child, one social media user identified as Babu Moja alleged that Jeff Koinange was responsible. 

This did not sit well with the veteran broadcaster. He took to Twitter and termed the claim stupid. Lilian Muli did not respond to the rumour. 

This came after the pair were allegedly caught having an affair at Citizen TV’s studios which led to speculations that Lilian Muli was fired.

Is Lilian Muli pregnant?

Lilian Muli pregnant | Source: Instagram

The sassy television presenter cleared the air over rumours she was expecting a third child after fans repeatedly asked her about her “perceived pregnancy”. 

During a Q&A session on Instagram, Lilian Muli shut down those claims and said she was done having kids.  

Lilian Muli and Konshens

During her One on One interview with Konshens in 2014, Lilian Muli could not hide her excitement over having the Jamaican artist in the studio. 

Her viewers were treated to what was described as flirtatious behaviour due to her constant giggling. 

Social media picked this up and accused Lilian Muli of being unprofessional for the way she handled herself.

Lilian Muli's scandal

Whilst she regrets her public outburst, Lilian Muli gave social media users something to talk about when she went on a rant about her ex-boyfriend Jared Ombongi. 

She termed him a “community husband” after she found out that he had three American wives. 

In a lengthy Instagram post, Lilian Muli didn’t mince her words and banned anyone from tagging her name alongside that of Jared. She also stated that she wouldn’t allow anyone to embarrass her ever again.  

Bar scuffle

Lilian Muli admitted that after she divorced her husband Moses Njuguna Kanene, she used alcohol as a coping mechanism

This saw her have an altercation with a waitress in a local which was recorded and widely circulated on social media. 

Obviously, netizens on the web did not take that kindly and Lilian said the backlash she received hurt her. 

She went on to reveal that she didn’t have the support of people she thought were her friends but also learnt the value of not being easily provoked.

Did she bleach her skin?

Lilian Muli has been accused of skin bleaching as may say that she’s become lighter. 

The news anchor has denied the claims several times and stated that the changes can be attributed to the quality of her phone’s camera. 

If you keenly look at Lilian Muli’s photos when she started at KTN, you will notice the obvious change in complexion. 

So whether that’s come as a result of improved technology or not, we’ll let you make up your mind. 

Lilian Muli's Car

Lilian Muli's Car | Source: Instagram

Lilian Muli's Car | Source: Instagram

Lilian Muli has expensive taste. In 2017, she turned heads when she revealed that she bought a Land Rover SV Autobiography Dynamic estimated to cost Ksh 17.6 million. She’s also been spotted with a Mazda and reportedly owned a Mercedez Benz S Class. 

Lilian Muli's House

Lilian Muli gave her fans a sneak peek into her house when she posted a few images of her living room on her social media pages. 

You can tell that she lives comfortably as her living room is dotted with classy things. 

Lilian Muli's Net Worth

Lilian Muli’s net worth is not in the public domain. She is one of the highest-earning journalists at Citizen TV with estimates showing that she earns upwards of Ksh 250,000 per month. She is also a businesswoman as she owns a hair and beauty studio in Westlands.

Social Media

Lilian Muli Instagram: @LilMuli 

Lilian Muli Twitter: @Lillian_Muli 

Q&A

Who is Lilian Muli?

Lilian Muli is a seasoned news anchor and journalist who works at Citizen TV.

How old is Lilian Muli?

Born on 4 May 198Lilian Muli 1982, Lilian Muli’s age is 40

What is Lilian Muli’s home county?

Lilian Muli comes from the Akamba community.

What is Lilian Muli's salary per month?

Lilian Muli is one of the highest-paid journalists at Citizen TV with estimates showing that she earns upwards of Ksh 250,000 per month.

Where does Lilian Muli come from?

Lilian Muli was born and raised in Nairobi alongside her parents, her father the late Henry Muli and her mother Peninah Muli.

Why does Lilian Muli cover her forehead?

Word has it that Lilian Muli suffered an accident that left a permanent scar on her forehead. This is why she goes for the same hairstyle that falls on the left side of her forehead.

Who is Lilian Muli dating?

Lilian Muli shut down rumours during an online interview that she was dating a tycoon. Speculations emerged after she posted a video of her and an unidentified man in a car.

Who is the father of Lilian Muli's baby?

Lilian Muli has two sons with two different men. The father of her firstborn son Joshua Kanene is her ex-husband Moses Njuguna Kanene while Jared Ombongi is the father of her second-born son Liam Francis.

Who is Lilian Muli's husband?

Lilian Muli was married to Moses Njuguna Kanene until 2016 when she filed a divorce at the Milimani Law Courts on grounds of adultery, violence and abandonment.

Real name:
Lilian Muli
Occupation:
Journalist, News Anchor, Content Producer
Birthday:
4 May 1982
Nationality:
Kenyan
Star sign:
Taurus
Birth place:
Nairobi
Height:
5'4" or 162cm
Children:
Joshua Kanene and Liam
Net Worth:
$1 - $5 million

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Lilian Muli's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Family, Car, House, Net Worth
Real name:
Lilian Muli
Occupation:
Journalist, News Anchor, Content Producer
Birthday:
4 May 1982
Nationality:
Kenyan
Star sign:
Taurus
Birth place:
Nairobi
Height:
5'4" or 162cm
Children:
Joshua Kanene and Liam
Net Worth:
$1 - $5 million

About

Lilian Muli is a news anchor at Citizen TV. She was the presenter of Slim Possible, Fashion Watch and One on One.

Personal Life

Lilian Muli | Source: Instagram

Lilian Muli was born on 4 May 1982 in Nairobi. She grew up in a family of five. Lilian Muli is the only girl and the middle child of her two brothers. 

Lilian Muli’s mother Peninah Muli Mwende was a nutritionist and currently works with the United Nations. Her father Henry Muli who was a lawyer died in 2002.

Lilian Muli's Schooling

Lilian Muli received her secondary education at Loreto Convent Msongari. She graduated with an undergraduate degree in communication from Daystar University and later got her master’s in strategic management at the University of Nairobi. 

Lilian Muli's Career

Lilian Muli at Citizen TV Studio | Source: Instagram

We all know her for her news anchoring skills on Citizen TV but her journey in media began in 2005. 

Lilian Muli joined Kenya Television Network as an intern before she got employed at the station. 

Lilian Muli was at the Mombasa-based media house for six years before she moved to Royal Media Services Limited’s Citizen TV where she works to date.

She might have been relatively known but Lilian Muli became a household name at Citizen TV. Her fashion style, eloquence, smile and delivery endeared her to the viewers. 

Lilian Muli preparing for news | Source: Instagram

She is amongst the crop of journalists who gave the news a young and almost relaxed feel, away from the very serious outlook it had before. 

Lilian Muli majorly anchors the prime-time news bulletins but also goes on air during the lunch hour and 4 pm broadcasts. 

Away from the news, Lilian Muli was the presenter of Slim Possible, a show that was inspired by her dramatic weight loss after the birth of her first son. Slim Possible aired for ten seasons.   

Lilian Muli was also the presenter of “One on One” an entertainment show that aired every Friday evening where she interviewed celebrities. She also hosted Fashion Watch, a show that assessed fashion trends. 

Lilian Muli at Citizen TV Kenya | Source: Instagram

Having been poached from KTN and is now a long-serving employee at CIitzen TV, Lilian Muli would be one of the well-paid news anchors at the station. 

Though she has not disclosed any details, Lilian Muli Kanene’s salary is estimated to be around Ksh 300, 000. 

Lilian Muli's Relationships

Lilian Muli added the name Kanene to hers after she married her boyfriend of four years Moses Njuguna Kanene in September 2009. 

The wedding took place at the lavish Windsor Golf Course and was attended by industry colleagues, family and friends. 

Lilian Muli’s wedding video 

Lilian Muli’s divorce

After seven years of marriage, Lilian Muli filed for divorce at the Milimani Law Courts on grounds of adultery, cruelty and desertion. 

Lilian alleged that Mr Kanene cheated on her multiple times, was violent and made her life miserable. The court granted her wishes and her marriage to Mr Kanene was dissolved.

Jared Ombongi

Jared Ombongi and Lilian Muli | Source: Instagram

After her failed marriage to Moses Njuguna Kanene, Lilian Muli found a new love in the arms of one Jared Ombongi who at the time was Shabana FC Chairman. 

She kept things private as she did not want to involve the public in her business. Lilian said that they were friends before their two-year romance started in 2016.

In December 2018, Lilian Muli dumped Jared in a social media rant where she said she never wanted to be associated with the man again. 

After two years of dating, the TV queen found out that Jared had three American wives. 

During a Q&A session with fans, Lilian Muli revealed that she has a low tolerance for liars and hinted at Jared’s lies.

Lilian Muli's Family

Lilian Muli's sons | Source: Kenyan Moves

Lilian Muli is a mother of two children. Her firstborn son, Joshua Kanene was born in 2010 during her marriage with her ex-husband Moses Kanene while her second-born son, called Liam, was born in 2018 during her relationship with Jared Ombongi.

Lilian Muli doesn’t have a daughter and she’s previously revealed that she doesn’t long to have one as she is done having children.  

Lilian Muli's Controversy

Lilian Muli is no stranger to controversy. Ever since she became a household name, she has been dragged into numerous scandals, some of which she sparked. Let’s look at some.

Lilian Muli and Jeff Koinange 

Lilian Muli and Jeff Koinange | Source: Instagram

When Lilian Muli was pregnant with her second child, one social media user identified as Babu Moja alleged that Jeff Koinange was responsible. 

This did not sit well with the veteran broadcaster. He took to Twitter and termed the claim stupid. Lilian Muli did not respond to the rumour. 

This came after the pair were allegedly caught having an affair at Citizen TV’s studios which led to speculations that Lilian Muli was fired.

Is Lilian Muli pregnant?

Lilian Muli pregnant | Source: Instagram

The sassy television presenter cleared the air over rumours she was expecting a third child after fans repeatedly asked her about her “perceived pregnancy”. 

During a Q&A session on Instagram, Lilian Muli shut down those claims and said she was done having kids.  

Lilian Muli and Konshens

During her One on One interview with Konshens in 2014, Lilian Muli could not hide her excitement over having the Jamaican artist in the studio. 

Her viewers were treated to what was described as flirtatious behaviour due to her constant giggling. 

Social media picked this up and accused Lilian Muli of being unprofessional for the way she handled herself.

Lilian Muli's scandal

Whilst she regrets her public outburst, Lilian Muli gave social media users something to talk about when she went on a rant about her ex-boyfriend Jared Ombongi. 

She termed him a “community husband” after she found out that he had three American wives. 

In a lengthy Instagram post, Lilian Muli didn’t mince her words and banned anyone from tagging her name alongside that of Jared. She also stated that she wouldn’t allow anyone to embarrass her ever again.  

Bar scuffle

Lilian Muli admitted that after she divorced her husband Moses Njuguna Kanene, she used alcohol as a coping mechanism

This saw her have an altercation with a waitress in a local which was recorded and widely circulated on social media. 

Obviously, netizens on the web did not take that kindly and Lilian said the backlash she received hurt her. 

She went on to reveal that she didn’t have the support of people she thought were her friends but also learnt the value of not being easily provoked.

Did she bleach her skin?

Lilian Muli has been accused of skin bleaching as may say that she’s become lighter. 

The news anchor has denied the claims several times and stated that the changes can be attributed to the quality of her phone’s camera. 

If you keenly look at Lilian Muli’s photos when she started at KTN, you will notice the obvious change in complexion. 

So whether that’s come as a result of improved technology or not, we’ll let you make up your mind. 

Lilian Muli's Car

Lilian Muli's Car | Source: Instagram

Lilian Muli's Car | Source: Instagram

Lilian Muli has expensive taste. In 2017, she turned heads when she revealed that she bought a Land Rover SV Autobiography Dynamic estimated to cost Ksh 17.6 million. She’s also been spotted with a Mazda and reportedly owned a Mercedez Benz S Class. 

Lilian Muli's House

Lilian Muli gave her fans a sneak peek into her house when she posted a few images of her living room on her social media pages. 

You can tell that she lives comfortably as her living room is dotted with classy things. 

Lilian Muli's Net Worth

Lilian Muli’s net worth is not in the public domain. She is one of the highest-earning journalists at Citizen TV with estimates showing that she earns upwards of Ksh 250,000 per month. She is also a businesswoman as she owns a hair and beauty studio in Westlands.

Social Media

Lilian Muli Instagram: @LilMuli 

Lilian Muli Twitter: @Lillian_Muli 

Q&A

Who is Lilian Muli?

Lilian Muli is a seasoned news anchor and journalist who works at Citizen TV.

How old is Lilian Muli?

Born on 4 May 198Lilian Muli 1982, Lilian Muli’s age is 40

What is Lilian Muli’s home county?

Lilian Muli comes from the Akamba community.

What is Lilian Muli's salary per month?

Lilian Muli is one of the highest-paid journalists at Citizen TV with estimates showing that she earns upwards of Ksh 250,000 per month.

Where does Lilian Muli come from?

Lilian Muli was born and raised in Nairobi alongside her parents, her father the late Henry Muli and her mother Peninah Muli.

Why does Lilian Muli cover her forehead?

Word has it that Lilian Muli suffered an accident that left a permanent scar on her forehead. This is why she goes for the same hairstyle that falls on the left side of her forehead.

Who is Lilian Muli dating?

Lilian Muli shut down rumours during an online interview that she was dating a tycoon. Speculations emerged after she posted a video of her and an unidentified man in a car.

Who is the father of Lilian Muli's baby?

Lilian Muli has two sons with two different men. The father of her firstborn son Joshua Kanene is her ex-husband Moses Njuguna Kanene while Jared Ombongi is the father of her second-born son Liam Francis.

Who is Lilian Muli's husband?

Lilian Muli was married to Moses Njuguna Kanene until 2016 when she filed a divorce at the Milimani Law Courts on grounds of adultery, violence and abandonment.