Born in Meru, Kenya, Nick Mutuma grew up in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, where he completed his primary school education at The International School of Tanganyika. It was during his early years that he discovered his love for performance arts, and would often participate in school plays. He joined Braeside School (Nairobi), where he completed his high-school education (O-level).
In 2005, he joined The United States University (Nairobi), graduating in 2010 with a Bsc. International Business Administration.
His first big break on Kenyan television came in 2008 when he was cast as “Luka”, a young naïve college student living in poverty, who gets involved with an older woman, a “sugar mummy”. The controversial role received mixed reviews from the general public.
In 2008, Nick Mutuma was also cast in MNETs first Pan-African drama series Changes, directed by Tosh Gitonga, for the role of Richard, a young man who learns that he was kidnapped from the hospital after being born. His is a journey of coming of age and seeking identity. Mutuma retained the role for three season.
His break-out role came in 2008 when he was cast for the drama series MTV Shuga (2008); directed by Teboho Mahaltsi, the show revolved around the fast lives of Nairobi youth and their risky sexual behaviour. The hit show launched the careers of a new crop of Kenyan actors, including Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o. Mutuma is the only cast member to have reprised his role for all four seasons (Kenya/Nigeria) of the show. The fourth season premiered in September 2015 and was directed by award-winning director Biyi Bandele.
In 2014, Mutuma starred in Zuku series State House, where he played the spoiled and stubborn son of the president of Kenya, who falls in love with the daughter of one of the staff. The show was directed by Wanuri Kahiu.
great work my brother..keep up the good work


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