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Larry Madowo Biography, Age, Net Worth, Career, Salary, And Girlfriend

Real Name Larry Madowo
Nationality Kenyan
Place of Birth Siaya, Kenya
Age 34 years old
Date of Birth 14th July, 1987
Tribe Luo
Girlfriend/Spouse Unknown
Profession News Presenter
Net Worth $8.5 Million
Children Unknown
Monthly Salary at CNN
$10,900 – $20,000

Larry Madowo is an unpaired Kenyan broadcast journalist, technology editor, blogger, Business Editor & news anchor. He has performed at the BBC as the Business Editor for Africa & landed at CNN. Before departing for BBC, he hosted a talk presentation on NTV comprehended as ‘The Trend,’ where he garnered the greatest viewership and fandom.

Larry Madowo Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Tribe, Nationality

Larry Madowo was born on 14th of July 1987 in Barding village, Siaya county, Kenya. He is 35 years old as of the year 2022. He hails from the Luo society of Kenya. Larry Madowo gets to honor his birthday on the 14th July of every year.

Larry Madowo Orphan, Parents, family, siblings, sister

He was born to Mr. Madowo & mama Treazer Anyango Madowo, who was a primary school teacher. He lost both his parents by the age of 14yrs and had to struggle from a very youthful age. Larry has a baby sister called Liz Madowo, who finished Moi University. Liz is a fashion blogger as well as a beautician.

Larry Madowo Education Background

Larry went to Usingo & Karapul primary schools for his primary education. He then cruised to St. Gabriel’s secondary school for his secondary education. He then moved to study broadcast journalism, changing his mind on externship as a Catholic priest, a plan he had for a while.

In 2006, he registered for a Communications degree at Nairobi’s Daystar University. He fell out of college in 2008. He later came around to the same organization to advance his studies, wherein mid-June 2014, and he finished with a degree in Bachelor of Arts- Communication.

Larry Madowo Career Background

Larry Madowo’s rather leg into the media enterprise was in 2007 when he did a training for Bahasha Fm, which was a vernacular radio post. His role was to read the news in English. 1.5 years later, Larry declined out of college to perform at Kenya Television Network (KTN). Three years later, he departed KTN to go employment at NTV as a Business anchor & reporter.

In May 2012, Larry entered CNBC Africa, which is a South- African founded station. He entered the station as one of the main anchors, where he pioneered a show understood as ‘Eye of Kenya,’ which aired on excellent time. Six months later, that is, in December 2012, he returned to NTV as the news anchor & technology editor.

That is when he decided to go back to college. He moved to Daystar University, wherein in mid-June 2014, he graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts- Communication.

During his 2nd span at NTV, he was able to work on a freelance basis to several global news media such as BBC, the Public Radio International, France 24 English & CNN International. This gave him so much understanding, skill, and exposure.

The Daily Nation at one time refused to publish his column on the Kenyan Government Shutdown of 4 major private TV stations. Nevertheless, the same piece was posted on the CNN website in early 2018. After that, Larry decided to do away with his cue and became a Contributing columnist for the Washington Post’s Global Opinion’s courier.

On 11th April 2018, Larry was declared to join BBC News Africa as the Business Editor. He led a team of business journalists from Johannesburg, Nairobi, Lagos, Dakar, & London. He is lately at CNN as the news correspondent.

Larry Madowo Awards, Mentions & Nominations

2018; 100 Most Influential Africans in the year 2018 by New African Magazine.

2019 The Daily Journalism (Single Report) variety at the 2019 Association of International Broadcasting Awards on 6th November 2019 that took place in London, UK. This occurred after he presented a radio documentary on the Chinese- constructed railway in Kenya.

March 2020- The World Economic Forum picked Larry Madowo as a Young Global Leader.

Larry Madowo BBC

Larry joined the preferred station BBC in April 218 after leaving NTV, where he had been operating as a talk show host as well as a prime-time news anchor. He presently works at BBC as the Business Editor for Africa.

Larry Madowo Salary at BBC

In April 2018, Larry Madowo quit NTV to work at BBC as the Business Editor for Africa. However, when he got the opportunity to study in Columbia for one year starting July 2019, Caroline Korobia was selected as the acting Business Editor for Africa.

Larry Madowo Student at Columbia, Salary

In July 2019, Larry migrated to the United States pitching center at the Columbia University in New York as a full-time scholar. Before leaving, his associates at the BBC held a party at Ngong forest Sanctuary in Nairobi as a see-off.

This came in behind them; he became one of the inheritors of the 44th Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Business & Economics at the Columbia Journalism School, where the fellowship delivers full tuition and a living allowance of Kshs.6 million. This amount was being expended on professional journalists to take graduate studies at the university.

Larry Madowo The Trend

The award-winning news anchor performed at a talk show on NTV known as ‘The Trend’ before working at the BBC.

Larry Madowo Victoria Rubadiri married.

A lie runs around the world twice before the truth gets half the chance. This seems to be the case after rumors of Larry Madowo and Victoria Rubadiri tying the knot brought the internet storm in March 2019. It even says that the two lovebirds had been dating for three years before connecting the known at Marula Manor in Karen, Nairobi.

All these wrung out to be false after they both rejected the claims. The duo performed at NTV as prime-time news anchors and had fantastic chemistry while on set. The two were then divided after a media reshuffle before they separated ways in their professional paths.

Larry Madowo Hospitalized

On Thursday, 6th January 2020, Larry Madowo was hurried to hospital on what was termed as a crisis by BBC. He took to his Twitter account & published, ‘it is all fun & games until you end up in the emergency room regarding your mortality. No, it wasn’t for coronavirus. And yes, I will live.’

However, this post was not accepted by a good number of netizens, with most wondering how he got to stay for a photo when it was considered an ‘emergency.’

Larry Madowo Girlfriend, Wife

As per the information we have collected from various sources, Lary Madowo is unmarried, or rather, details regarding the lucky lady are not present in the public domain.

Larry Madowo Net Worth & New Salary at CNN

Larry Madowo’s present net worth as of 2022 is about $8.5 Million. In addition, he pockets a monthly salary of between $10,900 – $20,000.



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