Jacky Vike. The Rising Star of Kenyan Entertainment.

Jacky Vike. The Rising Star of Kenyan Entertainment.

Jacky Vike is a Kenyan actor and radio presenter best known for her role as Awinja on the TV series Papa Shirandula ¹. She has also acted in TV series such as Roxanna and Mokeira ².

Early Life and Education
She was born on September 8, 1987, in Eastleigh, Nairobi, and grew up there ¹. She is the third born in a family of five children, consisting of three sisters and two brothers ¹. She went to Heshima Road Primary school and then Kegoye High School in Western, Kenya ¹.


Encouraged by actor Joel Kennedy Otukho to pursue acting, she joined the Theatrerix-Ensemble ¹. After auditioning for a role in a documentary, she met the creator of Papa Shirandula, who a year later offered her the part that would launch her career ¹. She has also ventured into content creation and was appointed an ambassador for several leading brands in the country ³.

Personal Life
She is married to Alfred Ngachi, who works for Sync Media as the executive creative director ¹. They have a son, who was born in 2017 ¹.

Government Job
She landed a new role in the government as the ambassador for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) ⁴. She made the announcement on her Instagram page on January 30, 2023, during the 2023 World NTDs Day celebrations ³.


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