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Celebrities who reinvented themselves and ruled the airwaves in 2020

Last year was a difficult one for Kenya’s entertainment industry as a result of the Covid-19 pandemics that hit hard, grounding many artists and entertainers, and leaving a deep hole in their pockets.

In the wake of the new normal, many reinvented themselves to stay afloat and chartered unfamiliar waters that proved a success as they ruled the airwaves and made a killing out of their new efforts.

Leading in the pack is a veteran emcee and media personality Felix Odiwuor, popularly known as Jalang’o.

Jalas launched his YouTube channel and achieved the success that many only dreams of.

Serving fresh content every other day and with celebrities and Kenyans doing extra-ordinary things gracing his show, Jalas minted millions from his new venture that remains a trail-blazer.

Abel Mutua

The multi-talented actor, script-writer, and story-teller reinvented himself in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and found creative ways to entertain Kenyans while minting money.

On his YouTube channel, Abel Mutua served his fans with his well-recounted life experiences, perfectly blended with his story-telling skills that are clearly a class above the rest.

Jessy Junction

With Kenyans spending more time at home, the demand for content went up and MC Jesses saw an opportunity.

Even before Covid-19, he was already a household name in Kenyan comedy and emceeing.

While others saw a challenge, the funny-man saw an opportunity and stepped in to fill the gap.

The result has been a success with thousands tuning in to his channel.

Betty Kyalo

After hanging her boots at K24 TV Station, many were left wondering where the sassy diva would head to next.

She chose to focus on entrepreneurship, revamping Flair by Betty while still ruling the airwaves and serving fresh content to satisfy the thirst of her fans.

Her growth on social media has been astronomical with millions tuning in.

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    Written by Fred Orido

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