Chiki Kuruka came to the limelight in the Kenyan public in 2019 when her relationship with Sauti Sol’s Bien was publicly announced. Not only so, but also her presence in Kenya’s entertainment industry. As the price that comes with being a famous figure in the country, Chiki has not been left from rumors that cause a stir online. This article looks into her biography highlighting her background, education, career journey, and personal life details.
Chiki Kuruka Age and Place of Birth
Chiki was born to half Nigerian half-Swiss parents who built their family in the United Kingdom. Onwekwe Chiki is the firstborn in a family of three children. Her mother is a legal practitioner based in the United States and her father is a renowned journalist who operates from Switzerland.
Chiki Kuruka Education Background
She holds an undergraduate degree in Math and Psychology from the University College of London.
Chiki Kuruka Career Journey
Many Kenyans know Chiki as a fitness instructor and dance choreographer. She was a key part of Slim Possible, a show that was aired by Royal Media Services hosted by Citizen TV News reporter, Lilian Muli. Chiki was among the trainers that worked with the show participants in their weight-loss efforts.
Chiki had also worked at Vybez Radio for a while before her resignation which she made public on her social media pages. She has also been a television host over her career journey.
Chiki Kuruka Personal Life
Chiki came to Kenya in 2018 on a trip and got attached to the Kenyan spirit. Through a friend fashion designer named Jambo Emmanuel, Chiki met Bien Baraza. The two began a friendship that soon morphed into a relationship. One year later, Bien proposed to Chiki for her hand in marriage at Westgate mall on 27 February 2019. The two got married in a private white wedding attended by only close family and friends and held secretively away from the public and the media.
Recently, there has been a social media stir whereby Marini Naturals CEO Michelle Ntalami wrote an open letter revealing that her partner Makena Njeri, a BBC Journalist had been cheating on her with multiple women with two confessing to it. Online users speculated and started suggesting that Chiki was one of the women. She shut down the allegations saying she respected Michelle and had never been involved with a woman nor a non-binary person. Michelle Ntalami affirmed this clearing Chiki’s name.
|Real Name||Chichi Onwekwe|
|Age||31 (As of 2021)|
|Place of Birth||United Kingdom|
|Year of Birth||1990|
|Profession/Career||Dance choreographer, fitness instructor|