Abel Mutua Biography, Age, Career, Education, Wife and Net Worth.

Freddie is the name through which many came to know of Abel Mutua when he was featuring on Citizen TV’s Tahidi High.

Mutua is a Kenyan actor, script writer, producer, screenwriter, and movie/film director. He rose to fame when he was featuring on a high school TV program dubbed Tahidi High.

The program used to air on Kenya’s most watched Citizen TV at 7.30 pm on Tuesdays. The show was a favorite for many, especially the young people who enjoyed watching their age mates play different roles in the program. 

This article focuses on Mutua’s Biography, highlighting his career background, education and Net Worth.

Abel Mutua Age and Place of Birth.

Abel Mutua

Mutua was born on 28 August 1986 at pumwani maternity hospital. His parents lived in Umoja estate at the time of his birth. His father later abandoned them and went to live in another country. He hails from kamba community and is 36 years old as of 2022.

Mutua Education Background

Abel went to Umoja Catholic Montessori Nursery School from 1990 to 1992. In 1993, he joined Unity Primary School and Kayole 1 Primary School in 1994.

He then joined Eastend Junior Academy and Tena St Mary’s Academy Dohnholm from 1996 to 1998. He went to Ayany Estate Primary School, Kibera from 1999 to 2000.

In 2001, he joined Makueni Boys High School for his high school education and completed in 2004. He then enrolled at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication in 2005 for a diploma in film and media studies, which he completed in 2008.

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Mutua career


His love for acting started when he was a very young boy at 4 years. His father bought a black and white TV which became his close companion. He literally mastered all TV programs in KBC, something that impressed his parents.

When he joined Makueni high school, he became active in drama and founded the school’s drama club. He competed in plays that went up to national levels.

After high school, he joined KIMC and became an active member of the institution’s theater club known as The Power House. The club acted a play that went up to National Levels getting recognition countrywide.

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Abel Mutua Tahidi High

Abel Mutua

It’s then that Citizen TV got wind of his talent and gave him an opportunity along with his friends to feature on Tahidi High.