Larry Madowo Bio, Age, Career, BBC, CNN, Education, Family, Girlfriend and Net Worth

Larry Madowo is an award-winning Kenyan journalist, blogger, news reporter business editor, and news anchor. He has previously worked as the Africa Business News Editor for BBC, an international media organization.

He is currently working at CNN as a news reporter and African correspondent. Before leaving for BBC, he hosted a talk show on NTV known as ‘The Trend’, where he commanded a large base of viewers and followers.

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Larry Madowo Age and Place of Birth.

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Larry Madowo was born on July 14th, 1987 in Barding village, Siaya County of Kenya. He is 34 years old as of 2021. He is a Kenyan by nationality and a Luo by tribe. Larry celebrates his birthday on 14th July every year.

Larry Madowo Educational Background

Larry attended Usingo and Karapul primary schools for his primary education. He then joined St. Gabriel’s secondary school for his high school education.

Initially, Larry had wanted to train as a catholic priest, but he changed his mind and decided to pursue a course in broadcast journalism.

In 2006, he enrolled at Daystar University for a bachelor’s degree in mass communication. He however dropped out of college in 2008 and came back later to further his studies. He finally graduated in June 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Arts- Communication.

Larry Madowo Orphan/Parents/Family/Siblings.

Larry Madowo was born to Mr. Madowo and Treazer Anyango Madowo in Siaya Kenya.

His mother was a primary school teacher.

Larry had to face life challenges and struggles at a very tender age as he lost both his parents when he was 14 years old, rendering him an orphan.

Larry has a younger sister known as Liz Madowo who recently graduated from Moi University and is a fashion blogger and stylist.

Larry Madowo Career Journey

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Larry first stepped into the media industry in 2007 when he was offered an internship opportunity at Bahasha Fm, which was a local vernacular radio station. His role at Bahasa FM was to read news in English.

One and half years later, he was offered a job at Kenya Television Network (KTN) and had to drop out of college to concentrate on the job. Three years later, Larry landed another job opportunity at NTV and had to quit KTN to go work at NTV as a Business anchor and reporter.

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In May 2012, Larry joined CNBC Africa, a South- African-based television station as one of the main anchors. At CNBC, he established a show known as ‘Eye of Kenya’ which usually aired on prime time. In December 2012, he left CNBC and returned to NTV as a news anchor and technology editor.