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Former Kenyan Comedian Walter Mongare Nyambane biography

Walter Mongare Nyambane Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Education, Career, & Net Worth

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Walter Nyambane is a veteran Kenyan comedian turned senior government official at the peak of his career. To the majority of followers, he is a sensational jokester from the 90s. Walter Mongare Nyambane biography tells us even more.

Mongare dominated the Kenyan laugh industry before Daniel Ndambuki Churchill took centrestage.

Walter Mongare Nyambane Biography

Covered are his life story and troubled career path.

Who is Walter Mongare

1. He founded Kenyan comedy

Mongare teamed up with fellow creatives to form ‘Reddykulass’ comedy gang.

The trio are now grouped among the pioneers of Kenyan comedy as we know it today.

2. Became famous for imitating President Moi

Nyambane amassed fame for imitating the highly revered President Daniel Arap Moi.

He would soon venture into business and politics upon making a name for himself in the industry.

3. Walter Mongare is 49 years old

Former comedian Nyambane born on March 26, 1975 is 49 years old as of 2024.

He remained a seasoned creative and respected executive in the region.

4. He attended Lenana School and Kenyatta University

Nyambane attended Lenana School for his secondary education between 1991 and 1994.

He later joined Kenyatta University in 1996, for a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Media Studies.

5. He was discontinued twice from campus

In 2000, Nyambane was discontinued from KU because of missing several lectures. He was later readmitted and discontinued again in 2005.

6. He completed degree studies at Daystar University

On dropping out of Kenyatta University, the funny man joined Kul Graphics for an Advanced Graphics certificate course.

The resulting qualification landed him a job at Buruburu Institute of Fine Art as a lecturer. 

He graduated from Daystar University in 2022 with a Bachelor’s degree in a media related course.

7. He was initially polygamous

Nyambane married his first wife in 1996. The couple is blessed with a couple of adult children among them Tracy and Walter Mong’are Jr.

In 2008, he married his second wife,Linda Wangeci Muthama, a former Tusker Project Fame (TPF) finalist. Unfortunately, the duo divorced in 2014.

Nyambane’s career history

  • A clerk at the administration department of Mumias Sugar Company
  • Walter started a music management company called Altimate Limited.
  • Became a co-host at Kiss FM
  • In 2010, he became the group head of radio at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
  • Worked with the Kisii county government as the Director of Communication before moving to the Nairobi county government to do the same.
  • In 2019, he was announced as the drama ambassador by the Kenya Films and Classification Board CEO, Ezekiel Mutua
  • Attempted to run for presidency under the Umoja Summit Party ticket

Unfortunately, Nyambane is no longer the Director of Programmes, Advocacy, and Outreach following a recent ouster from the ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Walter Nyambane biography indicate a net worth of about Ksh. 50 million.

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