Professor Hamo Biography – Wiki
Professor Hamo (born Herman Gakobo Kago) is a Kenyan comedian who features on ‘Churchill Show’ and is also a brand ambassador for Star-Times. Hamo is the latest sensation in the competitive laugh industry, always leaving his audience in stitches whenever he stands on stage.
Professor Hamo Age | Birthday
Hamo is 39 years old as of 2019, he was born on July 5th, 1980 in Nakuru, Kenya. He celebrates his birthday on July 5th every year. Professor Hamo will be 40 years old on July 5th, 2020.
Professor Hamo Height
Hamo appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.
Professor Hamo Education
The Kenyatta and Nakuru East primary school alumnus is also a proud graduate of Nakuru Day High School. He later went to Kisumu Polytechnic where he for three years studied diploma electrical engineering but dropped halfway, for barely two years (His decision was informed by lack of passion in electrical engineering) and decided to venture into theatre and stand-up comedy in Nakuru while also selling mandazi and training dogs as a side hustle.
Professor Hamo Family
Having being brought up as the fifth born in a family of eight, he grew up in the military base in Lanet as his father, who passed away on 5th October 2016 after a heart attack, served in the army, and turned a farmer, while his mother was a housewife. Hamo was raised together with his four brothers.
Professor Hamo Father
James Wachira Kago served in the Kenyan military, as one of the soldiers of the Kenya Defence Forces. However, due to reigning his old age, James Wachira passed away on Wednesday, 5th October 2016, due to a heart attack.
In attendance to lay Hamo’s dad included the staffs from Nation Media group, comedians, media personalities and a section of Kenya Defense Force who gathered on October 12 that year, at St. Joseph Lanet in Nakuru, Kenyan celebrities including, MC Jessy, Wakimani Ogutu, Shixx Kapienga, Othuol Othuol, Otoyo Sibuour among others.
“Standing strong with professor Hamo as we bid farewell to his gallant dad Joe Kago at St. Joseph lanet Nakuru yesterday,” Said Churchill who also gave a moving speech at the funeral. “We are a family thanks everyone for support and prayers for the family. It is well….with my soul. This life’s a journey try and be a blessing to someone when you can.”
Professor Hamo Wife
Speaking of his personal life, Prof. Hamo is an already married man and together with his wife, they are blessed with two children.
Professor Hamo Jemutai
News spread all over the internet, claiming that the Kenyan comedian was dating his fellow comedian, Jemutai, and was said to be her baby daddy. However, Jemutai later denied strongly about the news.
“I am in a serious relationship with someone who is not in the limelight. Professor Hamo is not my baby daddy. Such stories can destroy a family. He helps me a lot with my comedy and we work together, that is why were are always seen together but we are not dating.”
Professor Hamo Salary
Herman signed a contract with the popular show Startimes pay-TV, which he joined in 2015. In the contract, Hamo was appointed as the new brand ambassador for a year, implying that he would be appearing on billboards, TV advertisements and on radio and that he would be paid more than Sh10 million.
“He is set to appear in billboards, roadshows and TV ads. It will earn him more than Sh10 million. It has been finalised in the last few weeks and he is excited to be part of Startimes,” said the source, of the pay TV endorsement, which is part of Star Times Media.
Prior to moving to Startimes, Hamo was earning less than Ksh 50,000 at Churchill Show and was living in Eastlands.
Professor Hamo Net Worth
Hamo has not revealed his net worth. He is a simple person and never likes to attract public attention by publicly displaying his wealth. However, this section is under review, we will update you when details about his net worth are revealed.
Professor Hamo Facts and Body Measurements
Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss about Professor Hamo.
- Full Name: Herman Gakobo Kago
- Age/ How Old?: 39 years old
- Date of Birth: July 5th, 1980
- Place of Birth: Nakuru, Kenya
- Birthday: July 5th
- Nationality: Kenyan
- Fathers Name: James Wachira Kago
- Mothers Name: Not Available
- Siblings: Four brothers
- Married?: Yes
- Children/ Kids: Two
- Height/ How tall?: Not Available
- Weight: Not Available
Professor Hamo Career
Professor Hamo On Churchill Show
Speaking of his career, Professor Hamo’s comic acts started way back, when he was in high school. He states in an interview with The Standard Media that he used to mimic teachers after they left class and his colleagues would love it, making them laugh.
He later joined theatre groups where he performed set books and got a chance to do stand up comedy, where he started by performing on Churchill on the Road Nakuru Edition. However, before he got the platform he says in the interview that he auditioned six times before he finally performed.
He also went to Nakuru theatre and joined a band called Tamasha as a vocalist but he was unhappy as it was not paying well. He then began selling mandazi so as to survive but he still sang in the band.
Speaking of how he got to perform in Nairobi, Hamo learned that Churchill show auditions on Tuesdays in Nairobi and so he traveled to Nairobi to try his luck but the judges chased him out of the stage.
Professor Hamo HOT 96 FM
The Kenyan Comedian started his career in the radio station, Hot 96 FM as a cost-host to Jeff Koinange after Jalango’s departure. That time, fans wondered as to whether Prof. Hamo was joining the radio station or would be a guest on Jeff’s Show. During that time it was so clear that after Jalango’s exit, Hot 96 resorted to rotating comedians to co-host the breakfast show with Jeff.
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Frequently asked questions about Professor Hamo
Who is Professor Hamo?
Hamo is a famous comedian who gained wide recognition after featuring on the Kenyan comedy show ‘Churchill Show’.
How old is Hamo?
Hamo is a Kenyan national born on 5th July 1980, in Nakuru, Kenya.
How tall is Hamo?
Hamo has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.
Is Hamo married?
Yes, he is married to his lovely wife, whose name is in mystery and together they have two children. The couple resides in Nairobi, Kenya together with their two children.
How much is Hamo worth?
Hamo has not yet revealed his net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under his name.
How much does Hamo make?
Prior to moving to Startimes, Hamo was earning less than Ksh 50,000 at Churchill Show and now that he is the brand ambassador of Star-Times, he was paid more than Sh10 million for a whole year.
Where does Hamo live?
He is a resident of Nairobi, Kenya, we shall upload pictures of his house as soon as we have them.
Is Hamo dead or alive?
Hamo is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Hamo now?
Hamo currently works as a Kenyan comedian who features on ‘Churchill Show’ and is also a brand ambassador for Star-Times. Hamo is the latest sensation in the competitive laugh industry, always leaving his audience in stitches whenever he stands on stage. He is also the co-host of Hot96 FM, together with Citizen’s own, Jeff Koinange.
What Is Professor Hamo’s Real Name?
The Kenyan comedian was born as Herman Gakobo Kago.
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