Celebrities who became orphans at a young age

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Most of Kenyan celebrities have come from low backgrounds with others becoming orphans at a tender age.

Today we are going to look at some of the celebrities who became orphans at a tender age and had to fend for themselves and their sibling with others growing in the streets or orphanage.

Bahati-His real name is Kevin Kioko and he has become a household name due to his music. Bahati lost his mother when he was in nursery school. He grew up at ABC Orphanage in Mathare and he used to present poetry at school and church which helped him nurture his talent. Bahati today is among the stars when it comes music.

Terrence Creative-His real name is Lawrence Macharia and he is popularly known for his skills in content creating and also comedy. Macharia grew up as an orphan. His mother died when he was nine years and he was left with no one to take care of him as his mother was a single mother. He grew up in poverty as his grandmother was the only person left behind to take care of him. Macharia secured an opportunity in Churchill show where he still works in addiction to sharing his own content online.

Ringtone-His real name is Alex Apoko, he is among the famous artists. Ringtone has always narrated that his mother dumped him at the doorstep of a bar in Nairobi’s Tom Mboya Street and left him at the mercy of the streets of Nairobi.

His uncle later found him and sent him to the village to stay with his grandmother who later passed away, leaving him once again at the mercy of the world. Ringtone has always narrated that his mother dumped him at the doorstep of a bar in Nairobi’s Tom Mboya Street and left him at the mercy of the streets of Nairobi.

His uncle later found him and sent him to the village to stay with his grandmother who later passed away, leaving him once again at the mercy of the world.

He was forced to flee to the streets where he did everything urchins do because his family had allegedly rejected him until when he was rescued by a Good Samaritan.

Ringtone grew up in a humble background. Ringtone has always narrated that his mother dumped him at the doorstep of a bar in Nairobi’s Tom Mboya Street and left him at the mercy of the streets of Nairobi.

His uncle later found him and sent him to the village to stay with his grandmother who later passed away, leaving him once again at the mercy of the world.

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Octopizzo-The famous rapper Octopizzo whose real name is Henry Ohanga became an orphan at a tender age of 15 years. He tried to make end meet through different hustles before finding success in music. His father died when he was only fourteen and his mother also died a year late

Guardian Angel-The gospel singer whose songs are currently topping the music charts grew up in the streets. In past interviews, Guardian has always narrated his past sad life experience and how he ventured into music to inspire the youth.

MCA Tricky-Self-proclaimed Member of Chokora Assembly joined the streets at the tender age of 12 after his peers convinced him to accompany them to Nairobi in search of greener pastures without the knowledge of his parents.

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