Yvonne Okwara Bio, Career, Age, Education, Family, Husband, Work Outs and Net Worth

Yvonne Okwara Matole is a renowned Kenyan journalist and a news anchor. Currently, she is a Senior News anchor and Editor leading the Research and planning department at Citizen TV, a channel owned by Royal Media Service one of the biggest media houses in East Africa.

She is one of the most experienced and respected female media personalities in the Kenyan media industry with many media houses thirsting for her service. Okwara is the host of a famous news show, Tonight which airs every Thursday at 9 pm on Citizen TV.

Moreover, she is also one of the hosts of News Gang, a round table show which deals with current affairs issues, airing every Thursday after Tonight’s news. The show also features other veteran journalists including Joe Ageyo, Linus Kaikai, Francis Gachuri, and Jamila Mohammed.

Being an experienced journalist, she serves as a media consultant for Kenya’s National Defense College. In addition, she is also a member of the ENACTUS Business Advisory Council.

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Yvonne Okwara Age and Place of Birth

She was born in Kenya on 16th March 1983, she is 36 years old as of 2021.

Yvonne Okwara Family Parents and Siblings

Yvonne is the last born in a family of three children of Esther Ambale Sande. However, much is not known about her father or family background. In 2018, she lost her elder brother Albert Okwara.

Her brother died at the age of 50 years and he was disabled with a deaf-blind problem. According to Okwara, his brother’s condition was a result of German measles.

Yvonne Okwara Husband and Kids

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Okwara is a wife and a mother, she is married to Andrew Matole Konde. The two love birds tied the knot on 6th December 2014 at Crown Plaza Hotel in Nairobi, a ceremony attended by invites only. The two have been blessed with three kids, Linda, Emmanuel and Faith.

Yvonne Okwara Education Background

She attended all Saints Cathedral primary school, after that she joined Kianda High School. Being a bright student she was admitted at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. At JKUAT she studied Microbiology and later shifted to journalism.