While polygamy has long been a part of cultural traditions in various African societies, some people still view relationships through a monogamous lens.
7 prominent Kenyans who make polygamy look yummy
These 7 prominent Kenyans make polygamy look absolutely delectable
However, a handful of Kenyan celebrities are boldly embracing a lifestyle that encourages polygamy.
Every time they show up in public, they are showing that love can be different and doesn't have to fit one specific pattern.
Here are 7 Kenyan celebs who are reshaping perceptions and making polygamy look absolutely delectable.
Muigai Wa Njoroge
A modern polygamous icon, renowned for his hit song 'Kigutha', Muigai Wa Njoroge is a living testament to polygamy without demeaning his two wives.
His confident embrace of having two wives has garnered attention, given that he has been open about his spouses on social media.
Njoroge's openness about his lifestyle has made him a sought-after source of advice for those curious about navigating the complexities of multiple marriage partners.
Contrary to expectations of chaos and competition, Wycliffe Oparanya showcases a harmonious polygamous relationship with his two wives, Priscillah and Caroline Oparanya.
Their public appearance together at events showcases a united front and defies conventional stereotypes.
The late John De’Mathew
Even in his passing, Kikuyu Benga musician John De’Mathew's polygamous lifestyle remains memorable.
Having embraced two wives, Sabina Wairimu and Caroline Waithira, he left behind a testament of love and unity.
Both wives not only continued to support each other after his demise but also vowed to uphold his legacy together.
Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi
Oscar Sudi's pride in his family is evident in his openness about his two spouses.
Married to Lilian Sudi as his first wife and Ann Sudi as his second, Sudi doesn't shy away from the spotlight when it comes to highlighting his family during special functions.
COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli is married to three wives; Jenifer Khainza, Roselinder Simiyu, and Mary Kilobi as his last wife.
Their relationship with KTN anchor Mary Kilobi garnered attention due to the significant age difference between them.
Kakamega Senator Bonny Khalwale
Kakamega Senator Bony Khalwale is a staunch advocate for polygamy, openly embracing a lifestyle that involves multiple wives. Khalwale's choice is consistent with his deep convictions on the Luhya cultural traditions.
Dr Khalwale married three wives. His first wife, Adelide Khalwale, passed away. The second and third wives, Josephine Khalwale and Diana Khalwale, continue to be an integral part of his life.
Khalwale's openness about his polygamous family extends beyond the confines of his home. He proudly attends public events accompanied by his wives.
Founding President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta
Former First Lady Mama Ngina Kenyatta carries a historical connection to polygamy.
Ngina was married to the first president of the Republic of Kenya, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, in 1957 when she was an 18-year-old. She was his fourth wife.
During her time as First Lady, Mama Ngina was often seen as a calm presence, with a gentle smile, walking a step behind her husband.
Ngina's three co-wives included Grace Wahu, Edna Clarke and Grace Wanjiku.
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