It is hard to imagine that some local artistes both in the gospel and secular sector have parents who are pastors given the fact that some of them do not talk about it.
Well here are some local celebrities you did not know are children of pastors
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Known for his hit song ‘Lingala Ya Yesu’ ‘Wanajua’ ‘Niache Niimbe’ among others comes from a Christian background. During an interview with Parents magazine, he said it was not easy.
“There was a lot of pressure and stigma as a pastor’s child and little room for mistakes or normal reactions to a situation such as anger or hatred. I found myself wishing my dad had an office job like other parents,” says Pitson who says his heart broke one time when his father gave him Ksh 30 to go buy himself a shirt while his friends traipsed all over town in the latest trendy attires.”
Amani who is now a gospel artiste strongly stated that despite her being secular artiste before, her parents were Christians and her mother a pastor.
In a post she explained that at some point she had to learn to ‘share’ her mother with other peole after all pastors are considered as ‘mum’ and ‘dad ‘ by their followers.
“As a pastors child I had to learn to share my mum…she always put her family first but had to pastor many.’’ The post read in part.Pastors have a lot to give and their kids are always surrounded with a lot of love but they have to learn how to share their parents with others for they are considered parents by many,’’
3. Emmy Kosgei
Emmy who is loved for her indigenous gospel music is a child of a pastor, her father. She recently shared a photo of her father preaching in Dallas, expressing her excitement at the fact that he was now comfortable and did not have to struggle as he is physically disabled.
He lost the use of his limbs after a polio attack.
“My lovly daddy in Dallas doing what he is called to do …. ! Thank God for technology 🙌🙌🙌 now he has custom made electric chair for ease ,comfort,mobility and ability to speak comfortably at his age! Praise be to God🙏🙏”
4. Rev Natasha
She is an affirmation that the apple does not fall far from the tree as she has followed in her mothers footsteps of spreading the gospel.
Natasha is a minister at Oracle Of God while her mother is pastor with Maximum Miracle Center, and she is pastor Esther Wanjiru.
5. Andrew Muiru
Many might remember him for his energetic dancing performance back in the day, he is son to Maximum Melodies Pastor Pius Muiru.
What many do not know is that he is also a pastor himself, following keenly in his fathers foot steps.