Who Is Karen Nyamu?

Socialite or Politician?

By  | May 18, 2022, 03:54 PM  | Top of The

The question, "Who is Karen Nyamu?" has been widely asked over the years and the answers have not been easily forthcoming. This article seeks to provide you with these answers.

Karen Nyamu, whose full name is Karen Njeri Nyamu, was born in Nairobi's Eastlands neighbourhood of Dem wa Mtaa. Karen Nyamu's age cannot be verified since the actual date of her birth is unknown. Despite this, she is thought to be in her 30s.

Little is known about her early years or her family. She once said that she was her family's "black sheep" since she was so rebellious. She's also referred to her parents as "difficult." She is the second of four children in her family.


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Karen Nyamu's high school and elementary school years are unknown. Karen, on the other hand, confessed in a YouTube interview that she was a brilliant but mischievous student. She was demoted as a perfect as a consequence of this. She earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi (LLB).


Karen Nyamu works as an attorney. She is a High Court of Kenya attorney who has her own legal business, Njeri Nyamu & Co Advocates. Karen also works for Nairobi Water & Sewerage Company as a Director.

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Karen Nyamu Politics

Karen Nyamu, on the other hand, is a politician. In the 2019 general election, she is running for the Nairobi Senatorial seat. She is running on the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket. Karen Nyamu claims that nothing will be able to stop her from winning this time. If elected, she pledges that Nairobians will feel the influence of her leadership.

Karen isn't running for a political office for the first time. She stood for the Nairobi Women Representative seat in 2017 as a member of the Jubilee Party.

Karen Nyamu's source of money has come under examination as a result of all of this, especially given her meteoric ascent in politics. Karen Nyamu said that she got funds from family, friends, customers, and business people in an interview with an online YouTube channel.

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Karen Nyamu refuted suggestions that she had political godfathers who have aided her professional advancement. She acknowledged knowing William Ruto and Mike Sonko, but disputed that any of them had a positive impact on her political and legal careers.

Karen Nyamu's appointment to the County Executive Committee by former Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi "Sonko" to oversee the Agriculture docket aroused some questions.

Her character and capacity to lead the docket were questioned on social media. Karen Nyamu's weed-smoking images and twerking video became viral on the internet. Her nomination has been linked to her tight relations to Nairobi's previous mayor.

Who is Karen Nyamu dating?

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Karen Nyamu is not married and has no plans to get married. She claims she enjoys having children and a family, but she isn't interested in marrying.

Karen Nyamu has had a string of failed romances. She admitted to dating a married, aggressive politician in the past. Her attitude about men and marriage was forever transformed as a result of that affair.

Karen Nyamu has had high-profile partnerships with Samidoh and DJ Saint Kelvin. She and her baby daddy's have since split up and are now simply co-parenting.

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Samidoh and Karen Nyamu

In regards to her connection with Samidoh, Karen Nyamu has had to defend herself from claims that she dated the singer in order to destroy his marriage. Their relationship drew a lot of attention from the media. Karen Nyamu was the one who was all over the place dishing the dirt on their romance for the most part.

Who is Karen Nyamu's Family

Karen Nyamu is a mother of two with a third on the way. She has a son with Mugithi singer Sam Muchoki, better known as Samidoh, and a daughter with DJ Saint Kevin, who is her firstborn.

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Karen Nyamu has recently been chastised for her "chuma" statements made during a UDA (United Democratic Alliance) campaign. As she encouraged people to support Deputy President William Ruto, she stated she was speaking on behalf of women. Kenyans chastised her for using the term "chuma," which has sexual undertones.

Karen Nyamu has not apologized for her comments. She claimed that her opponents were sexualizing her remarks, despite the fact that political comparisons are widespread.

Regarding her romantic life

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Karen Nyamu's love life has been a topic of conversation throughout town. Samidoh, a prominent Mugithi singer, had a public spat with her. They had an affair, and their son, Sam Muchoki Jr., was born as a consequence. Samidoh is married, and the two have denied dating rumours for quite some time.

Samidoh eventually confessed to having an affair with Karen Nyamu. Ms Nyamu was labelled a homewrecker after the incident went viral on social media. Karen Nyamu maintained that she was unaware that Samidoh was married and that she had no intention of upsetting his marriage.

Who is Karen Nyamu's son?

Karen Nyamu released a video of his kid on her Instagram page as the controversy between Samidoh and Karen Nyamu grew. Samidoh was compelled to come clean about their romance when she posted the footage.

Karen Nyamu said she exposed the son to give him legitimacy and shield him from internet harassment in an appearance with an online program. After months of denial, Samidoh was forced to publicly acknowledge his son.

Karen Nyamu received a letter from Samidoh. He pledged to look after their child. Samidoh expressed regret for "betraying" his family and wife.

He did, however, point out in the same letter that Karen Nyamu's video was released at an inopportune time. He said that it resulted in unnecessarily abusing his wife and kids.

Karen Nyamu and Samidoh in a video

A video of Karen Nyamu and Samidoh flirting at an undisclosed location surfaced online just as the dust had settled on their relationship drama. This raised eyebrows and was seen as Ms Nyamu's attempt to sabotage Samidoh's romance.

Karen Nyamu weed-smoking photos

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Karen Nyamu's photos of her smoking marijuana at the Umeme Grounds in Ziwani went viral in 2019. The lawyer-turned-politician was in attendance at the Koth Biro tournament's finals.

Karen Nyamu clarified the photograph two years later. Ms Nyamu revealed in a YouTube clip that she did it to impress the guys around her since they were her political supporters. Karen Nyamu claims she did not inhale marijuana and does not use it.

Karen Nyamu Car 

Karen Nyamu leased two SUVs to handle her campaign for the Nairobi Women Representative seat in 2017. She apparently refused to pay for one of the autos later on. Karen Nyamu agreed to pay KES 150,000 a month for the use of her vehicle for the life of the contract.

Rodgers, the car's owner, reported the incident to the Central Police Station. It's unclear whether the second vehicle was returned.

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