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Shaniqwa Biography, Age, Gender, Teeth, Bae, Career, News

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Shaniqwa

Shaniqwa is a multi-talented comedian, TV host, and MC in Kenya who goes the extra mile to cross-dress as a signature style that has paid off for him. The talented actor started his acting career in 2009 but what most Kenyans do not know is that Shaniqwa is a man and not a woman in real life. Shaniqwa in real life is known Kelvin Mwangi who initially made it to the limelight through Jameni, a local comedy show. In fact, one would pass him if you bumped into him in the streets of Nairobi because, in real life, he looks nothing like his stage name- Shaniqwa.

Personal Details

Shaniqwa’s real names are Kevin Mwangi Thiong’o. His favorite author is Marjorie Oludhe of ‘Coming to Birth,’ a set book he studied in high school. Apart from being a comedian and MC going by the stage name Mc Kevatin, based on Shaniqwa photos, he seems to have added a new career and is now working as a waitress.

Shaniqwa’s controversial role

People often ask, is Shaniqwa male or female? Shaniqwa’s gender is male but he has been able to switch his gender perfectly and assume a female character in most of his shows which have led him becoming one of the most popular comedians in Kenya. There have been rumors in the past that Kelvin Mwangi is either gay or transsexual but he disputed the allegations and confirmed that he is very straight and simply a good actor who took on the role of Shaniqwa perfectly. I know this gender reveal comes as a surprise to many but Shaniqwa has made it to the list of the most loved comedians in Kenya based on her role in the popular KTN show.

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PHOTO: Shaniqwa Wearing Makeup

Shaniqwa’s love life

It is evident that behind every successful man is a strong woman. I am sure Shaniqwa’s fans would like to know is Shaniqwa married, and if so, who is Shaniqwa’s wife? Shaniqwa is not married but he has a girlfriend known as Naomi Jemutai. Apart from receiving love, Shaniqwa has also received hate in equal measure for perfectly fitting into his female role. However, this is not the case when it comes to Shaniqwa’s girlfriend. In fact, the two love birds are constantly flaunting their chemistry on social media platforms.

Shaniqwa Kevatin

Though he is a well-known actor, TV host, what many people also do not know is that he is an MC who goes by the name MC Kevatin. To know more about his MC works, visit his social media platforms.

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Shaniqwa Ktn

Shaniqwa started his role-playing on KTN portraying the character of Karis in the television series The Real House Helps Of Kawangware. He did the role of being the cousin of Njugush, a known celebrity in the Kenyan tv acts. In the play, he was a drunk villager who moves to his cousin’s place in Kawangware.

Later, He joined the Jameni, TV show in the KTN that does short films portraying current happenings in a comic way. He did the role of Shaniqwa which rose him to fame for his courageous acts and re-known tagline ‘Ntakumurder’.

Shaniqwa joined tv hosting with the morning show Life and Style which airs every morning and the Friday show Feel Good Friday alongside tv host Mwikali Mary. He later departed from KTN and is doing other things exploring new adventures in his career.

Shaniqwa Leaves KTN

Comedian Shaniqua has parted ways with KTN three years after co-hosting KTN life and style. Shaniqua took to social media to reveal the news saying he would reveal where he would be going next.

“Yes I did my last show yesterday on #ktnlifeandstyle thank you @ktn_kenya for always believing in me, for my fans I will keep you posted where am landing next GOD BLESS YOU ALL. ” he posted.

The news was first shared by his co-host Mwikali Mary who appreciated their two years together.

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PHOTO: Shaniqwa

“This Human… Oh, this Human. You’ve been my greatest cheerleader and critic on set…. Your humor and creativity oh so Vibrant and contagious… A support system that every colleague needs at the workplace. You are treasured. It’s been an amazing 2years on #ktnlifeandstyle #FeelGoodFriday… All the best as you move on to other ventures… I’ll definitely Miss you @shaniqwa_socialite.” she posted

He left in 2018 and has since posted that he is the newest sexy waitress in Nairobi serving alcoholic drinks at reasonable prices. He added that he will be serving drinks at Native Club from as little as Khs 50 and people will get legit beers, not like the ones for ‘mama pima’.

Shaniqwa Salary

In his role as Karishizzle, in the tv showThe Real House Helps of Kawangware, the comedian pay was not more than Kes5,000 per episode. When he took up the role of Shaniqwa on Jameni, his pay rose as he became the star of the program. His pay was estimated at kes10,000 per episode.

Writing scripts pays handsomely and his compensation for scripting Junior is more than kes100,000. Shaniqwa has not started earning from his YouTube channel.

Shaniqwa Salary

In his role as Karishizzle, in the tv showThe Real House Helps of Kawangware, the comedian pay was not more than Kes5,000 per episode. When he took up the role of Shaniqwa on Jameni, his pay rose as he became the star of the program. His pay was estimated at kes10,000 per episode.

Writing scripts pays handsomely and his compensation for scripting Junior is more than kes100,000. Shaniqwa has not started earning from his YouTube channel.

Shaniqwa Wife – Dating

It is for sure right to say that every perfect man deserves a perfect woman and behind every successful man there is a woman. Though him portraying the role of a woman in Shaniqwa, he has not maintained the role self-less. Shaniqwa currently is dating and he being a man has found love.

Despite him receiving love, his role has also received hatred in equal measures. When it comes to the matter of his heart, Shaniqwa who is dating Naomi Jemutai is a lucky man. Despite his cross-dressing, the love of his life still maintains their relationship. The two love birds are constantly flaunting their chemistry on social media platforms.

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PHOTO: Shaniqwa And Naomi

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