These strong women have been able to navigate the co-parenting landscape with grace and poise
In our society today, the typical family of one mother, one dad and children is proving to be quite a challenge.
Being a celebrity comes with a lot of responsibilities to the society as many want to emulate them.
Most female celebrities have empowered women by how they are raising their children on their own even though they are co-parenting with different baby daddies.
Despite the challenges the face they still manage to put on a smile and be even better in their careers .
1. ESTHER AKOTH (AKOTHEE)
ESTHER AKOTH (AKOTHEE)
Esther Akoth, better known as Akothee, is a Kenyan musician and businesswoman.
She is the founder of Akothee Safaris, a tour company based in Kenya, the Akothee Foundation, a charity, and Aknotela and Akothee Homes, a real estate business.
The singer has five children with three different baby daddies of different nationalities.
Her three daughters Vesha, Celly Rue, and Prudence are sired by her first Kenyan husband, Jared Okello. She lost her son with Jared when he was 8 months old.
Her son Ojwang is sired by a French man and Oyoo by a Swiss man.
2. CATHERINE KAMAU (Kate Actress)
Catherine Kamau (Kate Actress)
Catherine Kamau is a Kenyan award-winning actress, popularly known as “Celina” (or “Selina”) and “Kate Actress.
The celebrated actress is a mother of two, a 16-year-old son and a three-year-old daughter.
Kate welcomed her son when she was 19 years old and her daughter Karla Njeri in 2019 who is sired by ex-husband Philip Karanja.
The two quit the marriage of five years and decided to co-parent.
Jackie Matubia is a celebrated actress who is an ex-Tahidi high star, played Zora as Nana, and is currently a new member of the TV show Zalem.
Jackie is a mother of two daughters Zari Wanjiku and Zendaya Nyambura who are sired by Kennedy Njogu and Blessing Lungaho respectively.
The actress divorced her first husband in March 2019 saying she spent over Sh300,000 to get the divorce.
She later moved on with Blessing in 2021 and after almost two years of dating they broke up and are co-parenting to raise Zendaya who is one year old.
4. KAREN NYAMU
Karen Njeri Nyamu is a nominated UDA member of the Senate of Kenya.
The nominated senator has three children the first born Taraya Wairimu being sired by DJ Saint Kevin.
Her other two children, Samuel Muchoki Jr, and Taraya Wairimu are fathered by Samuel Muchoki Ndirangu ( SAMIDOH), a celebrated Kikuyu musician.
5. NYCE WANJERI
Nyce Wanjeri is a talented actress and content creator, she’s popular for her role as Shiru in Auntie Boss.
Nyce has two children Natasha and Pendo . Natasha is fathered by her ex-husband Tito Wagithomo.
After one year she moved on with Letting Kipkemboi whom they have a six-month-old together, Pendo.
6. MWENDE MACHARIA
Mwende Macharia is a leading Media personality in Kenya, hosting the afternoon show Konnect at Radio Maisha.
The presenter is a mother of two, her firstborn son, Champion is fathered by J Blessing.
She is yet to reveal the identity of her secondborn’s father.
7. SABINA CHEGE
Hon Sabina Chege
Sabina Chege is a Kenyan politician and former television actress and radio presenter who is a member of the Kenyan Parliament.
Sabina is a mother of three, with 2 different baby daddies.
She is currently married as a second wife to Maina Gathitu whom they have one child together.