Idah Waringa Biography, Career, Age, Boyfriend, Salary and Net Worth
Idah Waringa is a Kenyan journalist, presenter, and documentary maker working with Nation Media Group on NTV as a sports anchor. She is among the few female anchors who have dominated the world of sports country-wide.
Apart from her role as sports anchor she is also a freelancer contributing to International Sports Press Association (AIPS) and the Planet Sport Football Africa show under Passion For Sport Productions.
Her spot In the media industry has been an inspiration to many young girls who on many occasions have thought that covering sports news only fits the male gender. But as for Idah she has broken that monotony and proved that women can do a better job in this field.
Idah Waringa Age and Place of Birth
The gorgeous sports anchor was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. However, despite her popularity, she has not revealed anything concerning her actual date of birth.
Idah Waringa Family
Waringa has kept her family life as well as her love away from the limelight. She is among the few media personalities who have stayed away from scandals.
Salary and Net Worth
Judging from her successful career and working for several big platforms, Waringa must be pocketing something heavy at the end of the month. Approximately her monthly salary can range from Kes 200k to Kes 500k, her net worth is estimated to be over Kes 1 million.
She attended Kianda School in Nairobi, before joining United States International University Africa (USIU) where she graduated with a journalism-related course.
Her journey began at Radio Africa working as a sports presenter. After sharpening her skills she landed a lucrative job with one of the biggest media houses in East Africa, Nation Media Group.
At NMG she was hired to anchor the sports news a position she holds to date. Being good and passionate about what she does, she has managed to maneuver her way into international sports organizations.
Internationally she is a regular writer and contributor at International Sports Press Association (AIPS). In addition, she also writes for Planet Sport Football Africa show under Passion For Sport Productions as well as Al Jazeera English.
The good-looking journalist has also appeared Premier League production show, Headline maker on several occasions.
In 2019, she was among the few journalists appointed by AIPS to cover the African Games in Morocco.
In 2020 she produced an explosive documentary dubbed ‘The Football Con’. In the documentary, she exposed how match-fixing had grown in the Kenyan league. The ” Football Con” exposé caught the attention of Global Investigative Journalists Network Africa, earning global recognition.
Throughout her career, she has managed to interview some of the biggest sports legends including Ronaldinho, a FIFA Ballon d’Or winner. She has also had a one-on-one talk with Theo Walcott And Dwight Yorke.
In 2019 she won the 2019 Excellence Award For Young African Journalists in Sports, issued by the Government of Egypt & African Youth Bureau.