Vera Sidika Biography: Meet Kenya's Most Controversial Socialite

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Veronica Shikuku Shikwekwe (Vera Sidika Mung’asia) is a socialite, a video vixen, an entrepreneur and a Kenyan television and social media personality. 

The release of “You Guy” by P-Unit in 2012 was her break, making her famous and earning her media attention. She has since been recognised as East Africa’s top video vixen.

Let's take a look at Vera Sidika's life and her rise to fame. 

Vera Sidika Age


Sidika was born on 30 September 1989, in Mombasa, Kenya. She is 32 years old. 

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Vera Sidika Family


Vera is the first of three children and the only daughter in her family. She seems to enjoy a good relationship with her family. She has occasionally shared pictures with her brother David Mung'asia, and once revealed that she is a daddy's girl.

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Vera Sidika Education


Vera attended Kenyatta University to pursue her degree in BA Art and Design. During through this course, she realized she could design her own clothes, which opened up a career option for her.

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Vera Sidika Dating History 


Vera is believed to have dated a Tanzanian doctor, Jimmy Chansa. However the relationship did not last and after months of speculation from fans, Vera finally revealed why they broke up.

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Vera said that the relationship was toxic and she couldn't just to impress people. Here's what Vera said;

I walked out of my relationship coz I’m not gonna stay in a toxic one just into impress people like you. You can think whatever u like at the end of the day I’m the one who’ll face the Bullshit so I will eliminate what’s not good for me. If u like say whatever, strangers on the internet will never let me tolerate bullshit from a man just to show the world that I’m still in relationship. Hell nah. I will always put myself first. On God!!!”.

Vera also dated Kenyan R&B singer Jacob Obunga, popularly known as Otile Brown, for a while. The relationship ended in a lot of drama when Vera claimed that Otile was only dating her for fame, and made fun of his manhood on social media.

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The vixen had other high-profile boyfriends, among them Nigerian Yommy Johnson and Tanzanian Calisah. 

Vera Sidika Marriage 

 
Vera reportedly met Kenyan musician Brown Mauzo in 2019 while in another relationship. According to the socialite, they met again in August 2020, which is probably when they started dating. On 30th September 2020, Vera took to her Instagram to announce that the two of them were officially engaged.


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Less than three weeks later, she announced on her Instagram that they had got married, although she never shared any wedding photos with her followers. Responding to a fan who asked about their wedding pictures, Vera said she and her boo hadn't had a white wedding but were legally married, and that a white wedding would come later.

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On 20th October 2021, the couple welcomed their first child, a baby girl they named Asia Brown. The socialite revealed on her social media that she chose to have her baby on the date as it is Mashujaa Day in Kenya, and that she underwent Caesarian section, during which she felt no pain.


Vera Sidika Career


Sidika started her career at the age of 17 when she worked as a plus size model, participating in contests and fashion shows. She moved to Nairobi in 2009 to join Kenyatta University with an intention to pursue her studies in art and design. 
 
Sidika rose to fame in 2012 when she featured as a video vixen in P-Unit’s single ”You Guy”. In 2014, she appeared in Prezzo’s single, ”My Gal” and in November 2015, she was in a video by Nigerian musicians KCSkiibii and Harrysong titled ”Ebaeno”.

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In 2015 she starred in Nairobi Diaries, a Kenyan reality TV show, alongside fashion stylist Silvia Njoki, musician and actress Ella Ciru, NGO ambassador and student Gertrude Murunga. That same year, she won the Best Video Vixen award at the Pulse Music Video Awards.

However, Vera parted ways with the show in 2016 claiming that the script of the show was sometimes hard to follow and she had lost interest. Sidika was also co-host ON the reality tv show titled Hello Mr. Right that premiered in Kenya on Star-Times.

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Vera Sidika Business

 
She launched Veetox tea, a herbal detox she claims helps to reduce bloating, cleans the digestive system, improves metabolism and burns belly fat. 


Vera also runs her own beauty shop which she often refers to as the love of her life. Besides the beauty palour, Vera also has her own range of wigs that she calls Vera Sidika Tresses. She also has on online shop that she calls, Vee's Collection,  where she sells dresses and shoes.  She owns a salon and spa called VS Spa based in Mombasa, which receives high-profile clients including controversial radio presenter Jalang'o.

Vera Sidika Controversy


Bleaching

In 2014, Vera shocked her fans when she revealed that she had her skin lightened in the United Kingdom. She announced that she invested Ksh 15 Million on the procedure since she believed that her body was her business and her money maker.

In 2019, she shared a pic of herself with her fans where she appeared to be a whole lot darker, further confusing her fans, and some wondered how she changes her complexion daily.


Breast Implants

Even before the skin-lightening excitement could die down, Vera returned to the headlines with bigger boobs. She debuted her now bust on her Instagram page, leaving many fans wondering why she had made the move.

Celeb Rivalry

In early 2016 Huddah Monroe and Vera Sidika took many by surprise after they ended their long beef going, but in April 2016, it was revived, seemingly by Huddah. Monroe attacked Vera on social media, caling her names and accusing her of bleaching her skin using cheap concoctions from River Road. She also alleged that Vera's procedure had gone wrong, so that she couldn't walk out in the daylight, and threatened to kill her.

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Vera also found herself feuding with Nigerian actor Mike Ezuruonye, after Mike said that he would rather choose Huddah Monroe over Vera Sidika. Vera was disappointed at the fact that she thought her and Mike got along since they worked together, but it turns out that was not the case. 

Vera Sidika Cars


At the moment, she has a BMW XS which retails at around Kshs. 6.5 Million and has 300-400 hp. She also regularly posts pictures of other expensive cars, including a luxury Range Rover.


Vera Sidika House


When she first came to Nairobi, she used to rent a room in Kahawa Wendani for Ksh 3,500 per month. Today, she probably spends that amount in an hour.

Now Vera owns a Penthouse where she lives in Kileleshwa and also has a piece land in Kilifi. She recently also acquired a very high-end crib.

Vera Sidika Net Worth


Vera loves to flaunt her wealth. She often displays her luxurious cars, expensive watches, handbags, and accessories. But perhaps her most extravagant was her king size bed which is estimated to cost Ksh 1.7 million. Her net worth is considered to be quite high.


No matter what people may say about Sidika, the media socialite is not bothered at all. She is only worried about living her life the best she can.


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