Massawe Japanni Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Education & Net Worth

Massawe Japanni growing up, her immediate family members never thought she would ever settle down. However, shock on them when she finds her soul mate, Tom Japanni and they have been together for ages.


She spent much of her childhood in Mombasa where she went to school. That pretty much explains how knowledgeable she is in the Swahili language.

Massawe Career

Her career journey has been a beautiful one. She kicked it off back then while she was in Mombasa where she got to work at Baraka FM. People loved her stimulating voice, work, presence, and command in Kiswahili and shortly afterward, more and more people became her fans.

She then got a chance to work in other radio stations such as QFM, Milele FM, and Radio Jambo where she currently works as a Swahili radio presenter.

Massawe Japanni Radio Maisha

Massawe currently works as a radio presenter at a local radio station known as Radio Maisha. She hosts the Bustani La Massawe Japanni (MJ) that airs every weekday from 10 am to 2 pm on Radio Maisha. The segment airs out relationship issues around Kenya.

Massawe Japanni Husband

Massawe and Tom are officially an item. The lovebirds met at work and their bond has grown stronger since. The two met in 2002 at Baraka FM where they both worked at that time.

Tom was a Breakfast Show presenter whereas Massawe was an intern producer. The two remained friends until two years elapsed when they started dating

Massawe Japanni Children

Massawe and Tom have been blessed with three beautiful girls. Her youngest child is three years old and she has, time and again, proved that she is a good mother to her young ones.

Massawe Japanni’s Dead Son

A mother’s darkest moment is when she gets the sad news of the demise of her newborn baby. This exact thing happened to Massawe about 14 years ago.

She revealed that it has been a painful journey but she is glad that she got the courage to conceive and have other kids again. She currently has 3 children, all girls.

Massawe Japanni Dead Sister

Towards the end of 2019, Massawe took to her Instagram page to announce the death of her dear sister. She never went into details but she let it be known that she was mourning the passing on of her sister.

Massawe Japanni Salary

Massawe earns an enviable amount of income every month. She earns over Kshs. 400,000 every month.

Massawe House

Tom and Massawe have a state-of-the-art house that they put up together, located at Kitengela. It is their own compound house that gives them a chance to cool down on the extensive lawn.

Net worth

Having been in the radio presenting world for about 10 years now, the ever-gorgeous Massawe has grown to be one of the most celebrated Swahili radio hosts in Kenya.

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