These are the top celebrity weddings of 2015
Wedding fever hit hard in 2015 and there were numerous celebrity weddings-reporters to musicians, actors and anchors included.
Wahiga Mwaura and Joyce Omondi
Citizen Television’s Sports anchor Waihiga Mwaura’s union to gorgeous gospel singer, Joyce Omondi, being the most recent.
On Friday December 18, he and the love of his life tied the knot in an exclusive ceremony, which was held at the lush Sawela Lodge in Naivasha.
Waihiga, who is a very spiritual person, chose to go all white with the groom’s men dressed in three-piece black and white suits and his lovely bride had the most lovely gown.
Mother in Law’s Charlie
Mother in Law actor Patrick Oketch, better known by his stage name Charlie also tied the knot in December with his long-term fiancée Patricia in a glamorous Nairobi wedding.
The event attracted A-list film stars that include Mother-in-Law’s Catherine Kamau (Celina), Marion Chike (Mama Olive) and Faith Nyaga (Lisa).
The bride wore a superb white gown endowed with green details to suit the day’s theme.
Patrick Oketch became famous for his role in Mother-in-Law where he plays a son who often courts drama, and has undying devotion to the beer bottle.
Esther Kahumbi and Ben Makori
Yet another Citizen TV personality, Esther Kahumbi, tied the knot in 2014. Kahumbi and fiancé Ben Makori exchanged vows in a plush pink-themed wedding held at the exclusive at Fuschia Gardens, Limuru.
Bishop Kiuna gives away first-born
Bishop Allan and Kathy Kiuna’s daughter celebrated Jamhuri Day by tying the knot to her European boyfriend, Robert, in a grand private wedding.
The private ceremony took place at an undisclosed location, and the public only found out about the nuptials when family friend Chris Kirwa congratulated them on social media.
Semenya weds girlfriend
South African 800m athlete, Caster Semenya, held her traditional wedding ceremony
According to South Africa’s Limpopo Media, Semenya and her long-time girlfriend, Violet Raseboya, had their traditional wedding ceremony in Ga-Dikgale in the Capricorn District of Limpopo.
Emmy Kosgei becomes a mother-in-law
Just two years after celebrated Kenyan singer Emmy Kosgei tied the knot with Nigeria’s Apostle Anslem Madubuko, she stole the show at her stepdaughter, Sandra Madubuko’s wedding.
Sandra exchanged vows with the love of her life, Afolabi Laoye, at a glamorous Lagos ceremony.
Setting standards the ‘Luo-pean’ way
Jared K. Otieno, the flashy 27-year-old from the lakeside town of Ndhiwa, Homa Bay County, finally wedded his flame, Kendi Mwiti, 24, in what would easily pass as one of the most expensive, anticipated unions of 2015.
Otieno’s wedding was not any different from his much hyped dowry payment in Meru where he used four choppers and top-of-the-range guzzlers.
Otieno tied the knot with his fiancée in an invite-only event, which went down at Windsor Hotel, Lake View on a lovely Saturday afternoon, and thereafter a reception followed at exalted Safari Park Hotel.
The wedding was characteristically a fairy tale story as the bride was chauffeured to Windsor on a white horse carriage complete with flower petals from her parents’ home in Runda.
The Kenya police band even marched in front of the chariot as they announced the arrival of the woman of the day.
The long convoy, which included enviable top-of-the-range guzzlers, made its way along Thika Superhighway to the wedding venue.
Notable motorcade string consisted of two Porsches, a limousine and three vintage Rolls Royce.
NTV and KTN sweethearts wed
Television sweethearts, Dennis Okari and Betty Kyallo, tied the knot at an exclusive invite only wedding.
The ceremony, which was attended by top cream of the society, among them media personalities, business people and celebrities in the public sphere, was held at the plush Marula Manor in Karen, Nairobi.
The ceremony, which was attended by top cream of the society, among them media personalities, business people and celebrities in the public sphere, saw the event turn into a carnival of pomp and bliss.
Social media was sent into a tizzy with users taking to the platform to wish the newly-weds well.
The media couple had been courting for six years after the two met at KTN. It was a love that blossomed between a TV intern and a seasoned news reporter.
Fashionista Annabel weds Sauti Sol Manager Marek
After eight years of dating, Fashion Watch panelist Annabel Onyango married Sauti Sol’s manager, Marek Fuchs, in a star-studded ceremony, which took place at the lush Great Rift Valley Lodge in Naivasha on Saturday, September 19.
Onyango wore a custom gown designed by celebrated fashion icon Galina Tatarinova.
The long-awaited ceremony saw 200 invited guests dress in all black, as was the wish of the couple.
Kendagor Obadiah marries Antonellah Kakuko
Citizen TV’s senior political reporter Kendagor Obadiah ditched the bachelor’s club after he tied the knot with his fiancé Antonellah Kakuko early this year.
The colourful wedding ceremony took place at Kapenguria, West Pokot County and it was well attended by Citizen TV staff and other distinguished guests.
The colourful wedding ceremony took place at Kapenguria in West Pokot County and was well attended by Citizen TV staff and other distinguished guests.
Tahidi High’s Freddy walks down the aisle
Former Citizen Television Tahidi High actor, Abel Mutua, better known Freddie tied the knot with the love of his life, Judy Nyawira, Friday morning in Nairobi.
Abel has dated Nyawira, the Production Assistant of set at Mediae Company, for years before finally settling on November, 20 to say, “I do.”
Janet Mbugua and Eddie Ndichu
Lastly, Citizen TV’s Monday Special news anchor, Janet Mbugua, tied the knot with her fiancé Eddie Ndichu.
The glam wedding was held at Chaka Ranch in Nyeri County, and it saw many of her family, friends and colleagues join to celebrate her special day.
The stunning Janet was in an elegant gown, Eddie in a grey suit while the brides maids rocked in their green attires.