The photo-sharing platform can be all about flaunting, heavily edited photos, body goals, and couple goals. However, it also can be a place where you can follow female celebrities who have a good head on them, have opinions and are even passionate about things that you can relate to.
From women issues to health care to careers and life in general, these female Kenyan celebrities are bold and proud to speak out and be about these issues.
Veteran media personality is one of the most vocal and opinionated Kenyan celebrity. She is unafraid and does not mince her words when it comes to various matters such as who she loves like Akothee, why she does not live her entire life on social media who, success, money, parenthood and who she is. Thus making her a breath of fresh air on her platforms with her saying exactly what she thinks.
Many call her controversial but Akothee is just being her loud, bold self on social media. If not anything, the award-winning singer is entertaining, she says what most of us are afraid to say. From telling her daughters to be mindful of getting pregnant because she will not be taking care of their kids and that she would love to meet their boyfriends to opening up about how she made her money as well as her many baby daddies, Akothee says it all. Akothee is all about education, hard work and providing a better life for her children. As reported by The Sauce, the singer recently went to Turkana to deliver food and other stuff to the drought-stricken.
3. Adelle Onyango
Radio presenter Adelle Onyango has been through so much, she was raped, lost her mother to cancer and has been at the receiving end of bullying many times. Despite this, she has managed to make something of herself and still speak up constantly about cyberbullying, the rape culture in Kenya, urban African music, her mother’s death, and various women issues.
4. Janet Mbugua
Former news anchor Janet Mbugua Ndichu is one of the most notable personalities on social media. Janet has the presence and she is not afraid to speak her mind about the things she is passionate about. As reported by The Sauce, the mother of two is currently championing for menstrual health for all and speaking up about her struggle with Endometriosis in her 3 days of yellow campaign. She also speaks on issues that make headlines in the country such as the drought in Turkana and recent cholera. Janet is the Help a child reach 5 with Lifebuoy ambassador and the founder of Inua Dada foundation.
5. Huddah Monroe
Socialite Huddah Monroe may be a less popular choice for this list but this makeup line founder is not your ordinary cup of tea. She openly speaks about things like women getting their own money and ‘Kufunga duka’ which she basically means ladies to stop giving it up. The beauty who is currently in the USA is also championing for the Chukua Selfie campaign which advocates for an HIV free society by having responsible sex and self-testing.