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Mother-in-law Actor Ninja Biography, Acting Career, Real Name and Marriage

Real Name Jeff Okello.
Age 42 (As of 2022)
Nationality Kenyan
Education Level N/A
Place of Birth Nairobi, Kenya
Birth Sign Taurus
Year of Birth 1980
Religion Christianity
Spouse Atja Maria Huhta
Children Leo
Career Acting
Net Worth N/A

Mother-in-law was one of the most famous TV series in Kenya. The program was a breeding floor for some of the biggest skills in the country. One such actor who a consequence of the show was Ninja. He recreated the role of a nosy watchman. While he is no protracted an actor, Kenyans will never forget him for the brilliant role he recreated on the show.

Real Name

His actual name is Jeff Okello.


He was born in the Huruma area, Nairobi county. He was the fifth born in a family of ten kids. His father proceeded by the nickname Military.
Lydia, one of his sisters, made an appearance on Tahidi High and was also a dancer in a video by famous boy band Sauti Sol.


The popular actor valued acting from a young age. He used to perform in church even as a child, and the arts’ love never dwindled. He then began accomplishing theatre and acted in a number of plays before anchoring a role in Mother-in-law.
Ninja played the modest role of a watchman in Mother-in-law. While some may see it as a little role, he took up the task and did it to the most suitable of his ability. He said he couldn’t even be a watchman to save his life in real life.
In a 2016 discussion, he said he would love to stay abroad for a while. He advises young people that theater needs discipline since it was not easy. According to him, young people should give their best in whatever they are doing.
Ninja has also always been devoted about mentoring the youth. As a result, he has motivated aspiring actors in different areas and institutions.


Mother-in-law Actor Ninja family
Mother-in-law Actor Ninja family

On 14th of January 2018, Jeff Okello wedded his Finnish Fiancé Atja Maria Huhta at an invite-only ceremony. The two met when Maria was volunteering in Nairobi’s Kayole area.
“I met my fiancé Katja Maria Huhta nearly four years ago when she was doing volunteer work in Kayole & now we have an adorable daughter,” said Ninja at the time.
The two are now in their fourth year of the union as he splits his time between Kenya & abroad.


The couple is gifted with two children, a girl & a boy named Leo, born in 2018.



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