Joey Muthengi with Tusker Project Fame Co-host Dr. Mich (left)
Joey Muthengi is a media personality and actress. Her entry into the Kenyan media industry came through being a radio personality on 98.4 Capital FM from 2009-2013 where she hosted and produced the wildly popular youth show ‘Hits Not Homework. Most recently (June 2016-Present), as part of the new re-branded Power Breakfast show on Citizen TV, Joey Muthengi now co-hosts the daily show with Fred Indimuli and Willis Raburu.
Joey was born in Kijabe, Rift Valley and moved to the United States when she was 2 year old. Joey returned home and attended Rift Valley Academy, later moving to the USA where she attended Hope College pursuing a double major in Communications and Business Management.
Between 2011-2014, Joey served as the 1st ever Kenyan VJ (Video Jockey) for the South-African based music channel Channel O where she represented Kenyan music, entertainment, and culture to the rest of the continent. In 2013 she hosted Season 6 of the largest reality music show in East Africa ‘Tusker Project Fame’, on Citizen TV having previously been involved with the franchise on ‘Tusker All Stars’ which aired in 2011.
Joey has a passion for music and spoken word poetry.
Joey is the co-founder and a Director of the Muthengi Foundation, a non-profit charity organization that aims to develop economic empowerment through education.
As an actress, she has been a part of several local drama’s, including the award-winning Family drama ‘Changing Times’ which aired on Kenya Television Network from 2010-2012. She was also a lead character on the drama series ‘Prem’ which first aired on KTN in 2013-2014 and later on Africa Magic on DSTV.
|2012–2013||“Changing times(Tv series)“||KTN||series regular|
|2016||sugar and spice||host||ebru africa tv|
|2016–present||power breakfast||host||Citizen tv||with fred indimuli and willis raburu|
|2016–Nov 2018||10 over 10||host||Citizen tv||with willis raburu|