Sarah Hassan Biography
Sarah Hassan (Tanya) is a Kenyan actress, TV host and model. She became a household name in Kenya for her role in Tahidi High, Citizen TV Show as Tanya. She was a host for Wedding show on Citizen Television, Royal Media Services before she left the country for New York for further studies on her acting career.
The beautiful, voluptuous TV personality was among the pioneers of Tahidi high show.
Sarah Hassan Age
She was born on 5 September 1988, in Mombasa. She is currently 30 years old as of 2018.
Sarah Hassan Family
The popular Kenyan actress is the only child to her parents Lucian and Hassan born from Mombasa.
Sarah Hassan Husband | Sarah Hassan Wedding
Sarah Hassan got married on 25th February 2017 to her lover Martin Dale. The wedding ceremony was conducted in Karura Forest. The voluptuous presenter broke the news of her engagement to Mr. Martin Dale on 2015 on Instagram. posted a picture of a beautiful silver ring on her finger on top of a bouquet of fresh yellow roses alongside another picture of her kissing Martin on the cheek.
Sarah Hassan Education Background
Not every beautiful girl is dumb. At least Sarah confirms that to us. The seemingly shy actress who makes men drool at her sight is a graduate of New York Film school. She graduated from the school on September, 2016. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
She was admitted to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology after completing her O-levels at Machakos Girls High School. She is surely a beauty with brains.
Sarah Hassan Pregnant
Popular Kenyan actress Sarah Hassan and her husband Martin Dale are expecting their first child after two years into their marriage. The pretty actress took to social media to break the good news while showing off her baby bump. She was wearing a yellow maxi dress and clutching the growing baby bump. She expressed love for her unborn child.
“Baby Dale on the way. “We’re so grateful for the little bundle of joy growing inside of me. Pleasantly reminding me every day that I’m not alone. You are incredible loved,” she wrote.
In 2018, she has responded to fans about when she was considering having a baby and here was her response, “I do want to have children. It’s something we have discussed but I won’t say how many or when. I believe when the time is right it will happen,” It now seems that the time is right and very soon we will have a baby in town.
Sarah Hassan Job History
Weddings Show Host at Royal Media Services Limited
September 2015: Host Mashariki Max at Startimes Tanzania
April 2015: Host- Discovery +254 at Nation Media Group
May 2013: Host Mashariki Mix at Mnet Africa
Sarah Hassan Career as an actress
It was in high school, Machakos Girls, where Sarah Hassan was appointed as the Entertainment Prefect with a love for drama and her most memorable moments were when she was crowned Miss Mac Gee, which caught her by surprise since she had just participated for fun.
Sarah Hassan rise to fame came through Tahidi High when she was acting as Tanya. In the character, she depicted a sweet looking strong-willed girl who is born and raised in an upper-class family who tries to blend in with the rest of her school mates. Through the production where she was for a period of almost four years Sarah Hassan acting grew. Through her brilliant performance in this production, Sarah Hassan was able to take up acting positions in Changes that was featured in MNET Demigods and saints. She has also later acted in Kenyan Local television series including an NTV medical drama – Saints as ‘Lora’, ‘Kamila’ in Demigods also an NTV family drama, and as ‘Liza’ in M-Net’s ‘Changes’. Moreover, she has also acted in a British NGO film called ‘I Am Slave’.Apart from acting, she has hosted several TV programmes including a Wedding show and an MNET’s Masharika Mix show and also being endorsed by Factory 55, a clothing line as a model and most recently as the presenter of the Wedding show aired at Citizen TV.
Sarah Hassan Latest Movie: Plan B
Sarah Hassan Moves to Los Angeles for Further Studies
Jan 15, 2016
NTV’s Discovery +254 co-host and former Tahidi High actress Sarah Hassan has quit local TV and relocated to Los Angeles, the US for further studies.
Sarah Hassan made the announcement on her website, revealing she had actually relocated with her fiancé, Martin Dale.
“Immediately I started to work, I started saving up for school fees and two years ago, I started filling out my application. Every other day I used to look at my application and work harder,” she wrote.
She says she got admitted to an LA academy early last year after Dale encouraged her to send in the application.
“From when I was young, in school and was able to understand film and TV, I always wanted to go to Film school specifically New York Film Academy in Los Angeles to learn and understand more, but some dreams take longer to accomplish,” she wrote on her website.
“I wouldn’t have been able to get this far without my mum, dad and my entire family who have always been there for me, supporting me every step of the way, not forgetting my closest friends, yes… you know who you are.”
The TV host who says that she was an active kid when growing up, adds that she loved mathematics and went ahead to study actuarial science at JKUAT Karen campus.
Sarah says Dale surprised her when he bought two air tickets to LA, and decided to move with her as she studies and tries to pursue her dream.
She concludes by saying, “It is a scary, exciting dream. A new chapter in my life and I am so grateful to God for everything he has blessed me with so far. 2015 was an amazing year, the love of my life Mr. Martin Dale, proposing to me and getting accepted to the prestigious New York Film Academy.”
Sarah Hassan Awards
- East African Journalist of the year 2015
- Kalasha 2015 Best TV Host(Discovery +254)
- 48 Hour Film Challenge 2014 Best Actress (Now That You’re Here)
- Chat Awards 2011 Best Actress (Tahidi High)
- Chat Awards 2010 Best Actress (Tahidi High)