Shix Kapienga Biography, Age, Education, Career, Boyfriend and Net Worth

Nancy Wanjiku Karanja alias Shix Kapienga is a Kenyan actress, comedian and a radio host. She has proved to be one of those who give their best to everything they do.

She plays a key role in the Kenyan media industry and has remained true to herself when it comes to what she does. Let us have a look at her biography.

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Shix Kapienga Age and Place of Birth

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Born Nancy Wanjiku Karanja, Shix Kapienga celebrates her birthday on the 27th of April every year with 1987 as her year of birth.

She was born and raised in Kangemi, Nairobi where her parents live up to date. Having grown up in the hood, she is well articulated with Nairobi life and has a good taste of ‘Sheng’, a street language that is predominantly spoken in Nairobi estates.

The 34 year old actress has two sisters and one brother as siblings whom she loves dearly.

Shix Kapienga Education Background

As a young girl, Shix Kapienga attended Westlands Primary School and Good Samaritan Primary School for her primary education. She then proceeded to Mirithu Girls’ High School and Kangaru Girls’ High School for secondary education.

One of the little known things about her is that she is a big fan of sports and gaming activities. In a past interview, she revealed that while in school, she spent much time playing different games spanning football, handball and volleyball but found volleyball to be her favorite.

After completing her high school education, she enrolled at Daystar University for a course in mass communication.

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Kapienga Career Journey

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She started her career on TV, playing the character Tasha on the show Beba Beba which aired on NTV. This gave her a platform to develop her career, interact with her fans and build her brand as an actress, journalist and an event emcee.

She later got other roles to play in different programs including Shuga, Papa Shirandula and Nairobi Half Life. In these programs, she played a character that reflected young girls facing various challenges in society such as domestic violence, rape, discrimination and gender based violence.

She once reminisced that her role in these programs aided in unveiling the many evil things that happen in darkness to the public, hoping they would be brought to an end.

She used to host the Dropzone show on Hot 96 from where she earned a decent income in addition to her other sources of income.

She also worked with Airtel Kenya as a brand ambassador, promoting their products, a gig which drove a whopping sum of money into her bank accounts. Currently, she is working as a brand ambassador for Coca Cola, 22 Bet and Gilbeys Kenya, the latter being a brand of alcohol (Gin) mostly liked by thirsty Nairobian ladies and lads. 

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Photo/Shix Kapienga Facebook

Shix Kapienga relationship/boyfriend

Since appearing in the limelight, Shix has kept her personal life lowkey away from the numerous hawk-eyed Kenyan bloggers and journalists. She is seen as a tomboy as she rocks both boyish and girly outfits in her engagements.

Her current relationship status is not known though she is rumored to have been dating veteran comedian Mc Jessy, allegations which she denounced. She is said to be single.

Shix Kapienga with Mc Jessy. Photo/Courtesy

Shix Kapienga Net worth and Assets

Kapienga earns a decent income from the various roles she plays in the media and entertainment industries. However, he exact net worth is not currently under records but shall be updated soon.

Shix Kapienga Social Media Accounts and Followers

Shix has a rather large base of followers on her social media accounts. On Facebook, where she calls herself Shix Kapienga – Tasha, she has over 680k followers.