Joey Muthengi Biography
Joey Muthengi was born on 2nd August 1985 in Kijabe, Rift Valley. She is a Kenyan media personality and actress. She hosts 10 over 10 alongside Willis Raburu at Citizen TV on Friday at 10 pm.
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Joey Muthengi Siblings
Joey Muthengi is the last born in a family of 5, her brothers are Mumo Muthengi and Holy Dave, and one sister (Eunice Muthengi).
Joey Muthengi Networth
Joey Muthengi earns a six-figure salary.
Joey Muthengi Early Life and Education Background
She is the last born in a family of five and was born in Kijabe. At the age of 2 together with her parents, they moved to the United States.
When she traveled back to Kenya, Joey admitted she found it hard adjusting to the country’s setting: “When I came back, my parents tried throwing me in those government schools, and I kept running away. So, they ended up taking me to a boarding school in Kijabe, Rift Valley.”
After completing her secondary education in Kenya, Joey moved to the U.S. for tertiary studies, where she studied a Bachelors degree in Communication and Business Management at Hope College
She worked in the states for one year before moving back to Kenya.
Joey returned home and attended Rift Valley Academy, later moving to the USA where she attended Hope College pursuing a double major in Communications and Business Management.
Joey Muthengi Career
She began by doing voice-overs at Capital FM, and an opening came up on The Fuse, which is a mid-morning Rock show. She then had a weekend show, and finally ended up on ‘Hits Not Homework’ until 2013. In 2011 to 2014 she served as the 1st ever Kenyan VJ (Video Jockey) for the South-African based music channel Channel O where she represented Kenyan music, entertainment, and culture to the rest of the continent.
In 2013 she hosted Season 6 of the largest reality music show in East Africa ‘Tusker Project Fame’, on Citizen TV having previously been involved with the franchise on ‘Tusker All-Stars’ which aired in 2011.
In September 2015 she began hosting the daily Drivetime show on Hot 96 Fm. In June 2016 she became a co-host of ‘Power Breakfast show’on Citizen TV alongside Fred Indimuli and Willis Raburu. She is also a co-host of 10 over 10 alongside Willis Raburu on Citizen TV which airs on Friday at 10 pm. She also hosted ‘Sugar and Spice’ at Ebru TV
Joey Muthengi Acting Career
- 2013- 2014: She had a lead character on the drama series ‘Prem’ which first aired on KTN and later on Africa Magic on DSTV.
- 2010- 2012: Actress for the award-winning Family drama ‘Changing Times’ which aired on Kenya Television Network
Joey is the co-founder and a Director of the Muthengi Foundation, a non-profit charity organization that aims to develop economic empowerment through education.
Joey Muthengi and DNG
During an interview on Ebru TV ‘Lets Talk,’ she revealed that she dated DNG and had a messy break-up.
“We were both babies and it was like puppy love but we were both immature and it ended badly, we broke up for like a year and then we didn’t talk for so long until recently.”
Joey Muthengi link to Illuminati
Joey left question marks in most people’s minds when she took on the social media to flatter Illuminati gesture.
Apparently, her action fell on the radar of an international anti-Illuminati watchdog which put her on the spot.
The Lions Ground Entertainment Group Network, alternative news about the Illuminati, secret societies, governments secrets, and mysterious paranormal stories, ruthlessly mauled Joey saying she was another low life brain dead zombie talentless enslaved Babylon moron just like Kanye West.
The group says the former TPF host is using her non-profit charity organization, Muthengi Foundation, to brainwash children by teaching them Illuminati hand gestures.
Lions Ground Entertainment Group Network adds that the ideas Joey is allegedly promoting will slaughter children in Africa. They labeled her ‘Low Muthengi.’
JOEY MUTHENGI DOES NOT DATE BROKE MEN
Citizen TV anchor Joey Muthengi has left tongues wagging after revealing her taste for older men.
In a heated debate on the TV station’s morning show, Joey said that she prefers older men since they know what they need out of life.
The topic of discussion was the issue of older men being with younger women.
Her co-host Willis Raburu and panelist Roy Karuhize were part of the discussion.
Willis had asked the two on what could be the main reason making young women go for older men instead of people in their age group.
Roy interjected by suggesting that Joey was better placed to answer.
STABILITY AND REASSURANCE
“As a consumer of older men there is just like stability in that, or reassurance that they know what they need out of life, have learned the lessons that needed to be learned. They are even able to share their knowledge. These young guys are only good in pictures,” replied Ms. Muthengi.
She admitted to preferring a man who has already established himself rather than being in a relationship with a hustler who is just beginning.
“I am looking for security financially, maturity, these are things I need in a relationship. Like I said off camera I spent a lot of my youth with the youths while on campus. What did they do for me?”
She adds: “ati we are hustling together we can’t both be on the same level. Someone needs to have made it. In fact, most of the guys whom you build each other from scratch usually end up leaving the woman for someone else. That is what mostly happens in those types of situations.”
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Former Citizen TV anchor Joey Muthengi has spilled the beans on her struggle with depression that pushed her to be suicidal.
In a recent interview with ‘The Unwritten’, an online magazine, Joey revealed that she got depressed over a long time after she found that her white boyfriend had gotten married.
Joey narrated how she fell in love with her white boyfriend while they were in high school and everything was all good through the years until when she landed her job at Citizen TV in June 2016.
“The love of my life was a white man. I knew him since high school. We were perfect but the logistics around our lives just weren’t matching. We were always traveling on different time zones, different location and I was so keen on climbing the career ladder.
“And when I finally got to Citizen TV, when I was finally feeling like ‘I’ve sort of ‘made it’, I started looking for him again and then I found out he got married… through Facebook of all the places,” said Joey.
This threw her into depression and it was not easy to rally the support of her family
“I was quite depressed for a long time. Even my family couldn’t understand and kept asking ‘what is it about this guy?” Joey added.
The media personality has since moved on.
Joey currently works at the Voice of America radio station.