Joey Muthengi

Joey Muthengi

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Joey Muthengi
Joey Muthengi and Tusker Project Fame Co-host Dr. Mich.jpg

Joey Muthengi with Tusker Project Fame Co-host Dr. Mich (left)
Born Kijabe, Kenya
Nationality Kenyan
Occupation
Years active 2009–present
Website www.muthengifoundation.org

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.[1] 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.[2]

Early life[edit]

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.[3]

Career[edit]

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.[4] 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.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Joey has a passion for music and spoken word poetry.[6]

Philanthropy[edit]

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.[7]

Filmography[edit]

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.[8] 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.[9]

television[edit]

year project role network notes
2012–2013 Changing times(Tv series) KTN series regular
2013–2014 prem 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
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