Ciru Muriuki Bio, Age, Boyfriend, Education, Career and Net Worth

Ciru Muriuki is among the few women in society who have mastered the art of venturing into different fields and perfecting those fields.

The veteran journalist has worked for giant media houses in and out of Kenya with her last assignment being with BBC where she left in 2023. Other than gaining fame as a TV and Radio girl, Ciru has established herself as a strong women’s rights defender and she was at the forefront of the “Stop Killing Women” protest that was influenced by the rise of femicide cases in the country.

Other than having a successful career, she has also had the worst days in her life including the loss of her fiance Charles Ouda, and her father who died of COVID-19 in 2020.

Ciru Muriuki Bio

Ciru Muriuki Age and Place of Birth

Ciru Muriuki was born on the 17th of April, 1982 in Nairobi Kenya.

Educational Background

The multi-talented journalist secured her communication degree from Daystar University. Initially, she attended a medical school taking medicine courses for three years before dropping out and following her passion which was journalism.


Her career in the media world began in 2008 when she was allowed to be on air by Homeboyz radio. During her stint at radio, she managed to establish her name in the media industry earning a TV role in one of the biggest media houses in Kenya, Nation Media’s flagship TV NTV hosting the Trend.

She worked for NTV for some time then moved to K24 where she worked for 8 months hosting the famous Alfajiri show. In 2018, she landed a big role with an international media house, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

She served in that capacity for five years before losing her job in 2023. In a statement she shared on her social media accounts, Ciru cited that she was retrenched from her position as the media house was taking a different approach in the digital world and some roles including hers were stripped off. According to her, she’s currently an under-employed journalist.

Ciru Muriuki Husband.

Ciru Muriuki Bio

Being a feminist, many people dubbed her a “men hater” and she maintained her love life on a low profile. However, in September 2023 Ciru Muriuki did a life update after she announced her engagement to the now-late Makutano Junction star Charles Ouda. The two sparked the internet with the romantic clips they shared with their followers on their social media platforms. Following their engagement, the power couple were showered with congratulations messages from different celebrities in the film and media fraternity.