Being in a relationship is hard, being a celebrity in a relationship is even harder. They are always in the spotlight regardless of what they do.
Due to being in the public eye, some have garnered haters and fans but despite all the things society says about them they stay together through thick and thin.
Meet East Africa’s Showbiz Power Couples:
1. Diamond Platnumz and Zari Hassan
Zarinah Hassan, is a Ugandan artiste, reality Tv star and an entrepreneur who grew up in Jinja, Uganda. She has a Diploma in Cosmetology and has won the diva award of the year 2009 in the Diaspora. Currently she is based in South Africa and married to the famously known Bongo Flava artiste Diamond Platnumz who is known for his hit songs such as Nomber One and Nataka Kulewa. This is a couple that many admire and they are blessed with two kids.
2. Chameleone and Daniella Mayanja
Jose Chameleone, born Joseph Mayanja, is a Ugandan afrobeat and reggae musician. Chameleone sings in Luganda, English and Swahili. Several of his songs have become hit songs, including Basiima Ogenze, Shida Za Dunia, Nekolera Maali and Badilisha. He is married to socialite Daniella Atim, a daughter of a local religious figure.
3. Bebe Cool and Zuena Kirema
Bebe Cool is a pioneer of modern contemporary Ugandan music and an influential presence in the East Africa reggae game with more than 200 songs. He has won several awards and other local and foreign honors. He is married to model, TV presenter and former Miss Uganda contestant Zuena Kirema.
4. Marek Fuchs and Annabel Onyango
Marek Fuchs is the entertainment managing director of Kenyan Hearttrobs Sauti Sol and has worked and toured with the group all over Africa, Europe and the United States. He is married to Annabel Onyango who is a fashion stylist and a blogger under the brand Dressupnation. With a Bachlor’s Degree in Environment and Resource Studies and a Masters in English, her unexpected career in fashion began as a fashion editor for True Love and Drum East Africa magazine. She’s now a freelancer for television shows, commercial advertisements, music entertainers such as award winning East African super band Sauti Sol among other jobs.
5. Nameless and Wahu
David Mathenge better known by his name Nameless is a Kenyan pop artist signed to the Ogopa DJ’s record label. He is commonly known for his hit songs such as Butterfly and Salary. Nameless is married to fellow musician Wahu whose real name is Rosemary Wahu Kagwi also a singer, song writer, former fashion model, actress and an entrepreneur. Her songs include Sweet love, Niangalie and Still a Liar.
6. Chris and Kate Kirwa
Chris Kirwa is a popular event organizer and a media personality. This lovely couple is always celebrated for their unending love and support for each other. Chirs Kirwa and his wife Christine are inseparable despite being married for years. They are mentors for many celebrity couples and most of them look up to them for marriage advice and guidance.
7. Dj Mo and Size 8.
Sammy Muraya commonly known as Dj Mo is a Kenyan gospel Dj and currently hosts the show on NTV Crossover 101. He is married to musician Size 8 whose real name is Linet Masiro Munyali. She is a singer, song writer and actress who switched from secular music to Gospel music known for her hit song Mateke.