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Mashirima Kapombe Biography,Age, Family, Husband, Salary, Net Worth

Real Name Mashirima Kapombe
Nickname Mashirima
Age 33 years as of 2022
Nationality Kenyan
Real Father Unknown
Mother Unknown
Tribe Giriama
Education Level Bachelor’s Degree
Place of Birth Voi, Taita Taveta County
Birth Sign Taurus
Year of Birth 1st May, 1989
Religion Muslim
Spouse/Husband Name Kazungu Matano
Children Unknown
Career/Profession Journalist, News Anchor
Years Active 2010 to date
Net Worth Kshs. 25 Million (approx)

Mashirima Kapombe is a prize-winning Kenyan TV anchor. She presently works at Royal Media Services (RMS) on Citizen Television, where she excites the Swahili news Citizen TV Wikendi at 7:00 pm. She specializes in reporting & anchoring human interest stories.

Mashirima still believes that telling stories on set or in the field is the most fulfilling job. On a daily discussion with a local, she said that she gets great pleasure & satisfaction when people get help or when her rumors or anchoring inspire others.

Mashirima Kapombe age, Family and Birthplace

Mashirima is 31 years old as of the year 2021. She was born in Voi Town in Taita Taveta County in May 1989. When she was aged four years, her family shifted to Nyeri after her father switched jobs. Mashirima’s Dad is a Dentist in Nyeri County. He is a Giriama by the tribe. Her mother is a Taita from Voi, in Taita Taveta County.

Mashirima Kapombe Education and Career Background

The news anchor went to Consolata Primary School in Nyeri county, where she passed her examination well and joined Bishop Gatimu Ngandu in Karatina. She acquired her degree in Communication & Electronic Media at Daystar University, Athi River Campus.

While at Daystar, she evolved the Station Manager, News, and program presenter (in both English & Kiswahili) on radio Shine FM – a station owned and run by the institute. She later joined KBC for her internship between May to June 2011. She later joined Nation Media Group on QFM, where she was operated on contract for six months.

Towards the end of 2011, the Nation media group employed Mashirima and tasked her with NTV as a news anchor and journalist. An NMG, she garnered ample experience and later transferred to KTN on the 4th of February 2013. She performed at KTN for many years before entering Citizen TV, where she hosts a news bulletin.

Mashirima Kapombe Awards and Recognitions

  • 2013: Young journalist of the Year AJEA awards
  • 2014: Gender Reporter of the Year AJEA awards
  • 2014: Children and Youth Affairs Reporter of the Year AJEA awards.

Mashirima Kapombe Boyfriend and Son

Mashirima’s lucky man is Comic Kazungu Matano, famously comprehended as Captain Otoyo Sibuor. The two brought forth a handsome newborn boy whose more sufficient facts are still under wraps. In 2014, Captain Otoyo publicized Mashirima’s photo on social media and captioned it with romantic views, which raised eyebrows making fans unite the dots.

Comedian Kazungu Matano is famously known as Captain Otoyo Sibuor. 

His romantic romance with Mashirima was later unwrapped to the public eye in early 2014. However, the relationship appears to be a thorn bed since the award-winning news anchor denies dating someone and declares that she is single.

Mashirima Kapombe Net Worth and Salary at Citizen TV

As an anchor who has owned various senior positions in the media industry, her calculated net worth as of the year 2020 is approximately over Kshs. 25 Million. She earns more of her income from her profession and brand deals. Mashirima earns something not less than Kshs. 350,000 at Royal Media Services.

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