Karen Njeri Nyamu is a Kenyan-born practicing advocate and politician who doubles as the current Director of Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company. She also owns a private law firm known as Njeri Nyamu and Co-advocates established ICEA building 17th along Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi CBD.
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Quick facts about Karen Nyamu
- Place of birth: Eastland, Nairobi
- Year of birth: 1987
- Age: 35 (as at 2022)
- Full name: Karen Njeri Nyamu
- Nickname: Dem wa mtaa
- Popular name: Karen Nyamu
- Tribe: Kikuyu
- Mother: Unknown
- Father: Unknown
- Spouse/Boyfriend/baby Daddy: Samidoh and DJ Kelvin
- Children: Yes (3)
- Education: Graduate
- Occupation: Lawyer and Politician
Early Life and Age of Karen Nyamu
Her exact date, month and are not known but is said to be born in 1987. She was born and raised in the Eastlands area Nairobi County. Therefore, she has earned herself the nickname Dem wa mtaa. Details on her parents and siblings are not known.
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Karen N. Nyamu Education
Information on her primary or secondary education is not known. However, she graduated from the University of Nairobi with a Bachelor’s of law. Being is a practicing advocate she must have gone to Kenya School of Law.
Karen Nyeri Nyamu Career journey
Being a professional lawyer she decided to open a law firm known as Njeri Nyambu and Co advocates located on Nairobi ICEA Building, 17th floor of Kenyatta Avenue. She is presently an advocate of the high court and a politician too.
In the 2017 elections, she competed for Nairobi women’s representative using a Jubilee party ticket which she unsuccessfully lost. In 2022 she made her bid to inherit Nairobi senator from Governor Johnson Sakaja using a UDA ticket. Again she lost. However, she was nominated by UDA as a senator.
There are rumors that she has political godfather claims that she has since dismissed. Karen says that her savings and clients helped her finance the 2017 elections campaigns.
Away from politics and law, the hardworking lady is a member of the board of directors of Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company.
Karen Nyamu Boyfriend/Husband/baby daddy and Children
Karen as per the information available is not married and has had a string of failed relationships. She is a mother of two, a son and a daughter.
Karen has a daughter with Dj saint Kevin who is her firstborn. Little is known about the Dj.
However, from Karen’s social media account, they two seem to be on good terms. In one of her posts, she congratulates Dj Kelvin on fathers day.
Additionally, she said that she had a son with a popular Kikuyu musician Sam Muchoki popularly known as Samidoh. The two have had a dramatic affair. On several occasions, the two have washed their dirty linen in public.
Senator Karen Nyamu and Samidoh Dating Drama
The two met for the first time in 2019 when Samidoh was performing at a political rally. As of when their relationship shifted from an acquaintance to a lover remains a secret.
However, Karen confesses to not knowing that Samidoh was married. In her confession, she says that she did not see a wedding ring on Samidoh. Apparently, she later learnt from a friend that Samidoh is married.
Fast forward their affair become a public talk and debate. The docile and secret Samidoh and his family were exposed. However, the two later apologized to their fans and family.
In one of her interviews, Karen said that she did not fight Samidoh’s wife and has even help Samidoh legally register a company.
This seemed to be a closure to their drama. However, it was never to be. On December 16, 2022, Karen Nyamu engaged in a drama at Samidoh’s Dubai concert. The video went viral.
Let us give you a hint of what it was all about. Karen walked on top of the table where Samidoh and his wife, Edday Nderitu were sipping a drink. This was not enough. She went ahead and attempted to seat on Samidoh’s laps.
It is at this point that Samidoh’s wife confronted her. However, the scene did not get angry as the security intervened. Karen was escorted out.
This incident caught the attention of her political party, UDA and was sermoned for disciplinary.
Well her drama and Samidoh never end. We shall keep you posted.
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Karen Nyamu Net Worth
She is one of the richest women under 40 years in Kenya. Karen Nyamu’s net worth is estimated to be $2 to $5 million. Much of her wealth is from her career as a lawyer and politician.
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