Kambua Citizen TV Biography, Age, Career, Education, Husband and Net Worth.
Kambua Citizen TV Biography.
Kambua Manundu Mathu, commonly known as Kambua Citizen TV is an acknowledged gospel musician in Kenya and a TV Presenter known for hosting the popular gospel show “Rauka” which airs on Citizen TV every Sunday from 6 AM to 9 AM. She however announced quitting her TV job on Sunday 16 January 2022 to concentrate on her personal affairs.
The show (Rauka) is a favorite for many Kenyans who like listening to gospel songs, especially on Sunday mornings. Kambua used to host the show alongside Ken The DJ.
The show consists of high-energy music sessions and hyping from the emcees with the viewers both on the ground, on social media, and on Television. They have fresh dances every week and cool vibes combined with a good touch of gospel music from East Africa.
Kambua Citizen TV Age and Place of Birth.
Kambua Manundu was born on 10th November 1986 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is the second-born child in a family of three. Her parents are Professor Manundu and Evangelist Lois Manundu who are co-founders of Tabibu Ministries. She is 36 years as of 2022.
Kambua Citizen TV Educational Background.
Kambua joined Kianda Primary School for her primary education and later proceeded to Lukenya Academy for her secondary education. While in school, she developed an interest in music and joined the school choir where she used to sing. In secondary school, her love for music doubled up and she ended up venturing into solo performances during the school drama festivals and talent shows.
After completing high school, she moved to Ambrose University in Calgary, Canada where she enrolled for a course in music and successfully graduated. The training she received at the university equipped her with the necessary knowledge that she required to launch her professional music career.
Kambua Real Name
Kambua’s real name is Kambua Manundu. This is how she was known before assuming the surname of her husband, Pastor Jackson Mathu. However, many just call her Kambua, which is the name she has used to brand herself both in the Media and Music Industries.
Kambua Citizen TV Career
Kambua joined Praise Band called ‘Eneza’ at Parklands Baptist Church in 2002 and served there for almost four years. While at Eneza, an Italian NGO organized an event in which she participated and was awarded the ‘Best Solo Vocalist’ in a competition run by Radio Waumini.
In 2004, she joined a music group called Passport Incorporated which was based in Birmingham, Alabama, and worked with them for a few years. She later joined the then vibrant music group, Ogopa Deejays, and began doing jingles for various commercials like Delmonte, Sunlight, Mumias Sugar, KPLC, and recently, Fresha Maisha Milk.
She has also worked as an actress for Heartstrings Ensemble in Kenya and a background vocalist for various artists before storming out to pursue a solo career.
In March of 2010, Kambua shocked the industry when she decided to cast her nets into the Media Industry. She joined Royal Media as a television host on a Sunday morning show dubbed Rauka airing on Citizen TV which she was hosting until January 2022 when she announced ditching her media role.
In addition to being a gospel artist and TV presenter, Kambua Citizen TV is also a professional emcee and has worked at various concerts and events in Kenya. Besides that, she was a radio host at Hot96 FM where she used to host Inuka, a mid-morning gospel show.
Her career in Music has presented her the privilege to work with Award-winning and celebrated artists such as Daddy Owen, Jimmy Gait, and most recently a US-based gospel artist Anthony Faulkner.
Kambua Awards and Nominations
Kambua received the Female Artiste of the Year Award in 2009 at the annual Groove Awards held in Nairobi, Kenya.
In 2008, she received the Afro-Fusion Female Artiste of the Year award at the Kisima Awards.
In 2011, she was nominated for the East Africa Music Awards, (London), and the 2011 Mwafaka Awards. She also bagged the Song Writer of the Year Award in the annual Groove Awards in 2012.
Kambua Manundu got married to her longtime boyfriend Pastor Jackson Mathu in 2012 in a colorful wedding. Unlike his wife, Pastor Jackson Mathus keeps his life low-key and as such not much is known about him.
Kambua Manundu and her husband Pastor Jackson are blessed with two children. Their first child, Nathaniel Muhoro Mathu was born in 2019. However, not much is known about their second child.
Kambua Net Worth.
Kambua’s Net Worth is not currently available in the public domain but she earns a decent income from her music and high-paying job. Finer details of her net worth shall be updated as soon as reliable information is sourced.