Kenyan Kids to Watch in 2022

Article by Maureen Kasuku
Posted: December 21, 2021  

From budding football starts to Actresses and Social media influencers, here are Kenyan kids we expect to really blow up in 2022

Brian Ngolo

Teen sensation  Brian Ngolo graduated from playing for Ligi Ndogo and his skills got him to KCB FC this year. Brian is a brilliant player who’s getting the attention of talent scouts and we might wanna keep an eye on him to see what 2022 has in store for him.

Zora Actresses Lila and Fila

Nyambiya Syekei (8) and Angel Achieng (9) are minor characters who play the roles of two sisters, Lila and Fila respectively in the hit show Zora that premiered March 22, 2021 on Citizen TV. 

Syekei is a singer, gymnast and a dancer. She is an alumnus of the Red Forth Kids choir and has made numerous covers including; Colours of the Wind and Someone you loved.

Achieng is an actress, singer, gymnast and dancer. Six months ago, she released a Christian worship song called Holyspirit.

These two girls have been lauded for their acting skills and are expected to awe audiences with more acting roles coming their way in 2022.


Syekei (Instagram)

Olive & Marley 

Olive, six, and Marley, three, whose mom, Tatiana Karanja famously known as Mama Olive, is the center of a lot of media buzz as videos of her cute girls get shared on parenting handles in the U.S. and even got a shoutout from actress Gabriel Union!  These mini influencers are gearing up for an exciting 2022 and we’re here for it!


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About the author

Maureen Kasuku

Maureen is our resident cat lady and Beyoncé stan. She writes about spas, brunch and ballet recitals but has never been to any. Moonlights as a social justice activist in her spare time. She knows things and is obnoxiously opinionated on the internet but not in real life


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