Karen Nyamu is a Kenyan practicing advocate and a politician she doubled as the Director at Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company. Currently, she is nominated as senator by the Kenya Kwanza Government
She owns her private law firm known as Njeri Nyamu & Co Advocates located at ICEA building, 17th, Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi’s CBD.
This article looks into her biography, personal life, net worth, and other relevant facts that you may need to know about her.
Karen Nyamu Age
She is thought to be in her early 32 by age. She was born and raised in Eastlands Nairobi, Dem Wa Mtaa to be precise.
Karen Nyamu Family
Short is known about her early years or her family. Karen Nyamu once said she was her family’s “black sheep” since she was so revolutionary. Her parents also guide her as “difficult.” Karen is the second of four children in her family.
She is a mom of two with a third on the way. Karen has a son with Mugithi singer Sam Muchoki, nicely known as Samidoh, and a daughter with DJ Saint Kevin, her firstborn.
Karen Nyamu Education
She is an alumnus of the University of Nairobi where she pursued a course in Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and is a practicing advocate. She is currently nominated senator and a politician too. In the year 2017, she vied for Nairobi’s women’s representative post, which she did not win.
In a Jalang’o Online TV interview, Karen stated that if the BBI favors her, she will still be part of the 2022 election candidate to vie for the post that she had vied for before.
Karen rubbished the claims that she had political godfathers and said that her savings and clients helped her finance the 2017 election campaigns.
“I got a lot of support from clients because I was still running a law firm, so my clients and friends supported me fully,” said Karen.
Karen Nyamu & DJ Saint Kelvin
Karen is the mother of two children: a girl (4 years old) with her ex and a son with Samidoh. Karen Nyamu continues to share photos of her first baby daddy on social media. Her baby daddy’s name is Kelvin, and he works as a DJ, though information about him is limited.
The most recent snapshot she uploaded on her Instagram account wishing her daughter’s father a happy Father’s Day raised eyebrows.
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“Happy Father’s Day to my baby’s papa.” We are incredibly grateful for what you do. Thank you so much, and God bless!” The post stated.
The photographs show that the couple is still on good terms and that they make excellent co-parents.
Karen Nyamu and Samidoh Dating Drama
Karen first met Samidoh in the year 2019 while he was performing at a political meeting. Karen went on to say that she didn’t realize Samidoh had a wife at first because he didn’t have a ring on his finger. She first learned about Samidoh’s wife from a politician buddy.
Nyamu mentioned in the Samidoh’s wife drama that she does not fight Samidoh’s wife because she is so helpful and has even helped her register a firm and is willing to assist her in acquiring the tenders.
Karen had a public spat with Samidoh in late February 2021 because he didn’t recognize her son. She demanded that Samidoh recognize her son and get her to wish.
After the expected backlash, the two (Samidoh and Karen) apologized to fans and family for their actions. Jalang’o praised marriage in her interview, noting that she is unwilling to marry because of her encounters with married guys.
She has previously been accused of dating wealthy guys and then dumping them. She is also accused of dating powerful men in Kenya, including a wealthy city businessman named Jacob Juma, Kenya’s President William Samoei Ruto, Anthony Kungu, the Chairman of the Betting Control and Licensing Board and a shareholder in Sportpesa, and Fidel Odinga, the late son of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga.
Samidoh beats Karen Nyamu
In August 2021, Karen Nyamu was in the headlines again. This time, she accused Samidoh of domestic abuse. In an Instagram video, she revealed that the singer punched her in the face and damaged her iPhone 12 Max Pro which cost her KES 150,000.
In a viral video, Karen Nyamu shared the Mugithi singer broke into her house and beat her on the grounds she cheated on him. Karen Nyamu also revealed that she was pregnant with Samidoh’s child.
Karen Nyamu Njeri threatened to take legal action against Samidoh.
Karen Nyamu apology
At the center of Karen Nyamu and Samidoh’s drama, is Samidoh’s wife, Edith “Edday” Nderitu.
She rarely makes headlines but Samidoh’s wife did not keep quiet on this. In a cryptic post, Edith posted “The devil is a woman”.
Although she did not mention Karen Nyamu, social media concluded that the message was intended for the lawyer.
We haven’t seen Karen Nyamu and Edith engage in a public spat. In fact, Karen Nyamu has been apologetic throughout the drama. She maintained that she wasn’t out to break Samidoh’s marriage.
Also, Karen Nyamu is not interested in being Samidoh’s second wife. She is contented with Samidoh acknowledging their son and wants him to stay in his marriage.
Karen Nyamu’s Car
In 2017, when Karen Nyamu vied for the Nairobi Women Representative’s seat, she hired two SUVs to run her campaigns.
Later on, she allegedly refused to pay for one of the cars. Karen Nyamu agreed to pay KES 150,000 per month for the duration of her car use.
The owner of the cars, named Rodgers, reported the matter at Central Police Station. It’s not clear whether the second car was returned.
Karen Nyamu’s House
Samidoh was allegedly spotted at Karen Nyamu’s home before their affair went public. Samidoh was visiting his son.
Thereafter, a short video surfaced online with the musician holding the baby. This further strengthened the rumors about their affair before it all blew up.
Karen Nyamu’s Net Worth
Karen Nyamu’s net worth is approximated to be $2 to $5 million. She makes her money from her career as a lawyer and politician. Karen Nyamu’s salary from both pursuits is unclear.
Karen Nyamu Contacts
Physical Address: ICEA BUILDING, 17TH, KENYATTA AVENUE
Postal Address: P.O. Box 51083-00200, NAIROBI