Sometimes I have to sleep on the sofa after a disagreement with Wahu! Nameless says

David Mathenge aka Nameless has one of the longest relationships/marriages among celebs in Kenya. He and his wife Wahu have been married for close to 15 years and have been dating for close to 20 years!

During their marriage, two have been blessed with two beautiful daughters and always look like they have the perfect couple to those who don’t know the complexities the institution faces.

Nameless, his wife Wahu and kids in a loving embrace
Nameless, his wife Wahu and kids in a loving embrace

Nameless appeared on MC Jessy’s YouTube page where he discussed how he and his wife had disagreements that would end up with him sleeping on the couch (American-style).

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The singer revealed that he and Wahu also fought just like any other couple as marriage is not a bed of roses. “You know MC Jessy, let us tell people the truth. There are times I have slept on the couch and it really helps the marriage. At times you need to take time out,” said the singer.

Wahu and Nameless in a loving embrace
Wahu and Nameless in a loving embrace

The lanky musician also had some hilarious advice for young men wanting to get married saying that they should choose comfy sofas as they would come in handy if/when they have to sleep on it after a dispute with the wife.

“One thing I would like to tell men, they should be very keen while buying furniture for their house. Ensure that you buy sofas that you can use as a bed. When things get tough in the bedroom, you will need that seat not once or twice,” he added.

Nameless posing
Nameless posing

While this information might be frowned upon I see it as particularly valuable especially when someone looks at the marriage landscape at the moment. Many marriages of celebrities and even average people are devolving barely 5 years in.

Nameless’s solution points at the perseverance and temperance needed for a marriage to work, something that most newly-weds might not anticipate.

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Kenyan singer Nameless opens up about the one thing he regrets

Nameless has the type of relationship with his children that many men would envy. That is not luck but through hard work and intention.

Planting trees with his daughter
Planting trees with his daughter

But with all the good things he has gained from being a father he also regrets not doing some things earlier. What may that be? Not having his two daughters Tumiso and Nyakio much earlier.

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Nyakio and Wahu in the background

He said in an interview with Kiss

“One thing I wish I could have done is I think I should have had my kids earlier. Our kids change our lives so my much, and especially how you look at life. As I always say, there are things I see in my kids that explain so much about me. Like I look at my children and say, this is exactly me, and you begin to understand your strengths and weaknesses.”
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Wearing camo

Nameless is however confident about the skills he has instilled in his kids. He said:

“My mum always reminded me that my body is a temple of God and if you do not take care of your body, then it will affect many other aspects of your life. I always try and encourage them to keep trying and striving. Those are the principles I want to instill in my kids’ life, so that nikiwaacha, they will live a full life. A life where they touch people and they are genuinely happy, not necessarily rich but happy and successful.”
Nameless and Wahu
Nameless and Wahu

UNCONDITIONAL LOVE: Top 8 Kenyan Celebrity Couples Who Make Marriage Seem Blissful And Merry (PHOTOS)

We are witnessing what could be the largest number of celebrity breakups affecting our favorites couples in the entertainement industry, however we must point out that there are those marriages that have stood the test of time.

The most recent celebrity breakup  is between comedian Dr Ofweneke and his fiancee, Nicah real name, Victoria Wanja after he confessed that they had broken up and were no longer together.

The female gospel singer then came out to reveal that they actually separated back in September 2016 when he walked out of the matrimonial home after beating her mercilessly, leaving her behind with two children, one from a previous relationship.

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But that’s just one of the sad stories of relationships that don’t las. But that does not necessarily rule out the fact there are Kenyan celebrities who are managing just fine in their marriages and living the almost happily ever after life.

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Here are some Kenyan celebrity couples that make marriage look so blissful and dazzling.

1. Wahu And Nameless
They have made it to the top of my list and I’m sure you all love them too. Wahu Kagwi and Nameless real name David Mathenge have been together for 11 years, and yes, they’re still going strong. They have been blessed with two daughters, Tumiso and Nyakio Mathenge and recently, Nameless revealed that he now wants a son.

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2. Size 8 And DJ Mo
Gospel bigwigs Linet Munyali and her husband Sammy Muraya aka DJ Mo are one of the most loved couples in the Kenyan music industry and we all know why. They are both down to earth and seem to be genuinely in love. They are blessed with a cute daughter Ladasha Belle who turned a year old in Nov.

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3. Julie Gichuru and Anthony Gichuru
The popular media personality and her wealthy husband have been married for 16 years now and have 4 children together- 3 boys and one girl. Julie Gichuru always celebrates her marriage, showing off her man on social media despite several rumors that she was not happy in the marriage.

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4. Reverend Kathy Kiuna and Bishop Allan Kiuna
They are the most popular and celebrated church leaders in Kenya and when it comes to having a stable marriage, they indeed have an admirable one. The wealthy couple has three children, two girls, and one boy. Their first born daughter Vanessa Kovac walked down the aisle in 2015 and was later blessed with a cuddly daughter, making them first-time grandparents.

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5. Bob Collymore and Wambui Kamiru
This couple is one of the most lovable in Kenya, not just because of their simple yet classy wedding but for their genuine love and affection for each other. The Safaricom CEO and the awesome artist met in the line of work and were both married before, with children from their previous partners.

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6. Ababu Namwamba and Priscilla
This politician has been flaunted his wife on social media for the longest time, making those who are single turn green with envy, taking her on lavish trips and holidays. They are always proclaiming love for each other on the internet.

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7. Chris Kirwa and Christine
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.

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8. Emmy Kosgei and Apostle Madubuko
Emmy Kosgei and her Nigerian husband have stood the taste of time despite being a couple of years apart. The two held a lavish white wedding and a traditional one in Kenya and another one in Nigeria. Though many thought that Emmy was after Madubuko’s money, she’s proved that love works.

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