Why Julie Gichuru abandoned her dream to become a theatre actress

Media personality Julie Gichuru says that her dream was to become a theatre actress, scriptwriter and director.

In an Instagram post, Julie said that her career path did not look promising enough to secure her a comfortable future since the theatre industry in the 1980s had not developed enough.

โ€œI could have done anything I wanted with my life. I would have become a theatre actress, scriptwriter and director. Not film, not TV, but it was not a viable path to a stable livelihood and independence – that was important to me, so I opted to study law, and went on to get an MBA.โ€

She acknowledged that the world has changed, and now young people have the opportunity to explore uncharted careers and encouraged them to be bold and courageous.

‘It is a different world now. Young people have many challenges but also have more opportunity to explore unchartered territory. So, explore. With courage and boldness explore the unseen and the unappreciated.

And perhaps for OGs like me… it’s never too late… ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜„.’

Julie Gichuru in pink
Julie Gichuru in pink

Julie is one of the many media celebrities who landed in the media industry despite pursuing different courses in the university.

Actor Ken Ambani responded to her post saying;

I had a feeling you went through this theater๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ and true it wasn’t/isn’t viable path to a stable livelihood and independence… Only if the authorities would listen and restructure the relevant ministry and government departments to facilitate necessary policies for practitioners to enjoy and earn from the trade. It’s getting there but can be better.’

Julie Gichuru impresses fans with raunchy pic of her muscular husband

Media personality Julie Gichuru has one of the best marriages among celebrities in Kenya. The former journalist and her husband Anthony normally serve up as an inspiration for those looking to have a long term relationship.

They might have had 5 kids together but that hasn’t stopped them from looking excellent body wise for each other.ย  And unlike most women who are unlucky and can’t seem to have it all, Julie is blessed to have a number of things in the right place.

Her love life is one that most would say is a Valentine’s Day success story and Julie has not disappointed many as she posted an image of herself and her hubby enjoying themselves on the beach.

I will become a pastor! Willy Paul tells Julie Gichuru as he thirsts for her pretty daughter

Julie on Saturday, February 13, decided to give her fans a special treat by sharing a romantic photo of herself and bae looking all loved up.

Julie reminded her fans that her hubby had taken her to the Coast for their Valentine’s weekend. In the photo, Julie is seen rocking a pink and white beach wear and standing in front of her muscular hubby.

The veiny Anthonyย can be seen holding his wife’s tiny waist intimately. The post got a lot of support and attention from fansย and fellow celebrities who camped on the comments section to pamper her with sweet words.

There were some who took issue with Julie’s pose as she was blocking those fans from seeing Anthony’s lean body especially his 6 pack abs.

The couple has been married since 2003 but met officially in 1999. The journalist had been hesitant to formalize their union after her parents divorced.

While they were in that stage of their relationship, they had their first two children, Kimoshe and Njeri.

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I will become a pastor! Willy Paul tells Julie Gichuru as he thirsts for her pretty daughter

This week Julie Gichuru celebrated her 47th birthday and everyone online could agree that the mother of 5 looks damn good for her age!

That’s not all. Another photo of her and her beautiful daughter together has been gathering a lot of thirst from Kenyan men online with some asking Julie to divulge her daughter’s details.

Even gospel musician Willy Paul got involved, wishing the celebrated media personality a happy birthday while also expressing his wish to marry her daughter. His caption on Mpashogram read,

“Happy birthday manze ur very beautiful walai.. ur husband hapa aliangukia walai.. I hope to marry ur daughter soon. If I get her walai ill change my ways. I’ll even become a pastor. Enjoy ur 47th.”

Willy Paul screenshot speaking to Julie Gichuru
Willy Paul screenshot speaking to Julie Gichuru

Talk about shooting your shot!

The comment was met with incredulity from Kenyans. Some of the responses are below:

๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ hilarious

apo kwa pastor umekuja sanaa๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

hahaa I love that. ๐Ÿ˜

๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚Prakataprakata pozeeee ๐Ÿ˜‚

savage

hahahah aki pozee ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Punguza madre… Sare tu roho Safi… ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

who the hell in this world wants to marry a pastor ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ nawaoooh

๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃshieee

๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ weee Pozee

๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ juzi tu huyu jamaa amepost pic ya mtoi na bibi yake sijui mzungu ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚wewe Huwezi badilika

lazima mkuu unge approve hvyo๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

me nitakuwa sugarmummy wa mtoi wako๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

grow up jamaa

Ati pastor? Afaghali mwizi

anafuta kutrend๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

smh

๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚aaaaah

tumewazoea boss hii trending ziii mnaboesha nowadays guys vipindi ndio you trend then you all doing the same shit ๐Ÿ’ฉ

so unnecessary

umeona umwambie tu ukweli mtupu budaa๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚hii ni fisi tu

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My biggest baby! Julie Gichuru says as she posts photo of hubby sleeping on her thighs

When one looks at Julie Gichuru, you sense the strength, power and determination oozing from her. The mother of 5 mesmerised Kenyans during her stint as a TV anchor on our TV screens in the past bef0re retiring and opening her own business.

All through the years and through her highs and lows, Julie has had a pillar of strength with her-her husband, Anthony who is the love of her life.

Anthony is a man she posts rarely on her Instagram page but when she does, one can see the respect and closeness the two have for each other.

This past Sunday Julie shared a snap of the lovebirds in a state of wedded bliss as they enjoyed a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Julie shared a photo of Anthony sound asleep on her thighs while donning a cap.ย Luckily, Julie’s phone was nearby and she decided to share the beautiful moment with her fans while describing her hubby as her biggest baby. She wrote: “My biggest baby, Sunday rest.”

Her post inspired Kenyans to comment heartily with many expressing admiration for the couple.

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17 years later! Julie Gichuru and husband celebrate their marriage anniversary (photo)

Media personality Julie Gichuru and her husband Anthony have marked 17 years in marriage.

Julie has always admitted that as each day passes, she falls even deeper in love with her husband.
The former journalist celebrated her 17th wedding anniversary with a beautiful message.
Check out her post.
“17 years ago… Anniversary loading โคโคโค๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜.”
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In another post she described her husband as ‘Simba’ and thanked God for answering her prayers when she prayed for a husband as a young girl.

Mr G,
We did this babe! I am so thankful for the husband and father that you are. I honour you my simba! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™
*Where we stand our Mwaura is always with us*
#LaFamilia #Squad #LOVE โคโคโคโค

Dear Lord, as a girl when I went on my knees to pray for your guidance and protection, you heard me. You are our alpha and omega and we honour you. To God be ALL the GLORY.”

โ€˜I have the most amazing grandchildren,โ€™ Bishop Allan Kiuna speaks

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Yummy Mummies! Celebrity mothers with amazing bodies

Some say that pregnancy always leaves scars on a mother. And it does; from cellulite to stretch marks to sagging skin, the effects can be drastic.

The effort to get back to one’s pre-pregnancy body can be tough and daunting for many women but there are those who have been able to do it successfully.

Some of these celebs who have done it are below;

Talia Oyando

Talia is very active on social media showing her dedication to the gym. The entertainer has been married toย Ezekiel Onyango, the CEO ofย Film Crew Africa.

They have been blessed with one son whom they named Lyric Onyango. Check out the fit mama with curves to die for!

Talia Oyando seating on a bike
Talia Oyando seating on a bike
Talia Oyando in green looking pretty
Talia Oyando in green looking pretty
Talia Oyando seating on a bike
Talia Oyando seating on a bike

Yummy Mummies! Celebrity moms with amazing bodies.

Julie Gichuru

This is another celeb who has maintained a wonderful body despite having 5 children with her husband Anthony Gichuru.

Julie Gichuru wearing a dress
Julie Gichuru wearing a dress
Julie Gichuru in a blue dress
Julie Gichuru in a blue dress
Julie Gichuru in a short dress
Julie Gichuru in a short dress

Lillian Muli

Lillian has been blessed with two wonderful sons,ย Josh Munene and Liam. The Citizen T.V host has shown that one can maintain a good figure after childbirth.

Lillian Muli holding her hips
Lillian Muli holding her hips
Lillian on the helipad
Lillian on the helipad
Lillian Muli looking good
Lillian Muli looking good

Lulu Hassan

The Citizen T.V anchor is married to Abdallah Hassan and the two have been blessed with 3 wonderful kids; two boys and the last-born, a girl. And despite all the kids, she still looks very good.

Lulu Hassan walking
Lulu Hassan walking
Lulu Hassan with her husband Rashid Abdallah
Lulu Hassan with her husband Rashid Abdallah
Lulu Hassan smiling
Lulu Hassan smiling

Brenda Wairimu

This 30-year-old actress has aย daughter with Juliani and has been able to maintain a trim shape. One would suspect that she had never had a child if told to guess.

Brenda Wairimu
Brenda Wairimu smiling
Brenda Wairimu
Brenda Wairimu posing
Brenda Wairimu
Brenda Wairimu seating

There are many more beautiful yummy mummies with wonderful bodies but that is it for today.

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I had suffered the greatest tragedy of my life – Julie Gichuru emotionally recounts

Uchungu wa mwana aujue ni mama. This Kiswahili saying literally means,ย The labour of childbirth is known only by the mother or another definition can be, Only a mother knows the sorrow of her own child.

Julie Gichuru is one woman who can say she has lived the above phrase in her own life. The celebrated TV journalist lost a child over a decade ago, an event that she has never forgotten (something that would affect most women, I am sure).

Julie Gichuru in pink
Julie Gichuru in pink

The pain has been ever-present for the mother of 5 who seems to have a picture-perfect life with her well-to-do husband Anthony Gichuru.

Julie revealed her sentimental thoughts on her Instagram page recently. In her post, she intimated that she had to soldier on with her new NTV job just after losing her third born son David.

The veteran journalist explained how the period had been a struggle for her with only God taking them through the situation, encouraging her fans to trust in Him.

“Back in the day… as part of the new team at NMG – we had just conceptualised and launched NTV, “she started off.

Julie Gichuru at NTV
Julie Gichuru at NTV

At a personal level, I had suffered the greatest tragedy of my life, the loss of our thirdborn. We named him David, and like King David in the Bible, we had to find the courage to live on in faith. We pleaded with God to hold us tight through the agony. That faith was everything. He has never let us go.

When He holds you tight, even with a broken heart you can smile.

In these difficult times, hold on to faith, courage and grace, for it is through these that He holds us close.

Stay safe and well ๐Ÿ™โค

 

Julie Gichuru with her husband Anthony
Julie Gichuru with her husband Anthony

Julie’s son, David passed on in 2005 after he choked while being fed by herย house-help. He was rushed to the hospital immediately but didn’t make it.

“My house help was feeding the child, he got choked, rushed to the hospital, the doctors managed to resuscitate him, but later could not stand the amount of adrenaline injected in his body, the boy left us,โ€ Julie once narrated.

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Ati ako 46!? Julie Gichuru amazes Kenyans with stunning Vogue challenge

Julie Gichuru defies the laws of beauty! Maybe even gravity! The mother of 5 doesn’t seem to be aging even the ripe age of 46, something that she advertises gladly to her fans (and who can blame her). As they say, if you got it, flaunt it.

The former television presenter has been on a roll this 2020 showcasing the growth she has gone through with many throwback images.

Julie Gichuru before and after
Julie Gichuru before and after

But Julie isn’t just one who reminisces in the past but also is mindful of the times we live in. Yesterday the yellow-yellow decided to participate in theย viral Vogue challenge and attached it with her best image.

โ€˜These Jamuu boys were too much but I married one,โ€™ Julie Gichuru on marrying a bad boy

The former news anchor joined the viral challenge posing in a maroon gown that conveyed the full extent of the beauty that Julie is.

Julie Gichuru looking flawless
Julie Gichuru looking flawless

While her photo was a late entry in the challenge, many of her fans and followers were flawed at the effortless beauty conveyed in that one photo and said as much.

kambuamuziki ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

peggy_keo You never stop inspiring me with your looks..sassy but classy.๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ.My role model๐Ÿ˜˜

calvin_tarrel ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘Œ wooow!

pnyaribari This is beauty, gorgeous โค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

womanariseforum โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ Woooow!! So beautiful ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

_amthee.rich โค๏ธadd up๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

wam.boo.i Sheesh๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜โ™ฅ

nancybaruti Superwomanโค๏ธ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ‘

Many Kenyan women are in awe about how the media personality has been able to achieve such clear skin and such an aesthetic body over the years.

Julie Gichuru with her husband

A few years back Julie revealed how she did it saying that she goes on a reboot in order to lose weight. For this, she embraces a healthy diet which also helps her maintain her weight and her youthful looks. She wrote;

I am gifting myself with health. embarking on a physical reboot with a four-day vegan cleanse, rest and relaxation. expected results, body cleanse, increased energy, weight loss, clearer skin.

For the past 15 years I have studied and adopted several reboot methods. My habits have also changed significantly. hoping to do more of this and to share the experiences with others who are interested in a journey into greater well-being. โค

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‘These Jamuu boys were too much but I married one,’ Julie Gichuru on marrying a bad boy

Media personality Julie Gichuru has revealed that she married Jamhuri alumni despite growing up knowing them to be bad boys.

Julie is married to Tony Gichuru and together they have five children.

The two officially met in 1999 though their families had interacted for a while before then.

Julie was hesitant about formalizing their union because she had witnessed her parents divorce.

While in a relationship, the Gichuruโ€™s had their first two children Kimoshe and Njeri.

After a while, Tony finally got Julie to change her mind, and they held their wedding on November 29th, 2003.

Tony is passionate about Science, Agriculture, entrepreneurship, and economic development. As such, he has made investments in these fields.

In a long post on Instagram, Julie reminisced her experience saying;

“Wow. How fascinating!
So, when I was in high school, many, many, many years ago ๐Ÿ˜„ we would panic when Jamu boys came through our all-girls convent school, Msongari. This was for several reasons: the first was that many of us had brothers and friends in St Mary’s, right next door.

Jamu boys coming through Msongari meant that there had been a rugby match. Often these matches with Jamu (in particular) left our brothers and friends battered and bruised. We were concerned.”

The second reason was their confidence – the bold and brash manner.

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Julie Gichuru posing
Julie Gichuru posing with her husband

“They walked through our school with high energy making their presence known – they were loud and unapologetic.
“Gosh!” us girls would say to each other. “These Jamu boys are just too much! Tsk! Tsk!”.
.Lol! Then I went and married one ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™โคโคโค Here’s to Jamu! May you always stay loud and proud! ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ™ .
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1936: The Government Indian High School, Nairobi. This is what later became known as the Duke of Gloucester School, and later as “Jamuu” – Jamhuri High School. #Kenya #KenyaHistory #VintageNairobi #Nairobi #JamhuriHighSchool #JamhuriHigh.”

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Wow. How fascinating! So, when I was in high school, many, many, many years ago ๐Ÿ˜„ we would panic when Jamu boys came through our all girls convent school, Msongari. This was for several reasons: the first was that many of us had brothers and friends in in St Mary's, right next door. Jamu boys coming through Msongari meant that there had been a rugby match. Often these matches with Jamu (in particular) left our brothers and friends battered and bruised. We were concerned. The second reason was their confidence – the bold and brash manner. They walked through our school with high energy making their presence clearly known – they were loud and unapologetic. "Gosh!" us girls would say to each other. "These Jamu boys are just too much! Tsk! Tsk!" . . Lol! Then I went and married one ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™โคโคโค Here's to Jamu! May you always stay loud and proud! ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ™ . . . Repost @historyke 1936: The Government Indian High School, Nairobi. This is what later became known as the Duke of Gloucester School, and later as "Jamuu" – Jamhuri High School. #Kenya #KenyaHistory #VintageNairobi #Nairobi #JamhuriHighSchool #JamhuriHigh

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Celebrities who’ve ventured into the fashion world and are nailing it!

The fashion industry could be aย challenging venture especially if you do not have a plan on how to survive in the industry.

These ladies have taken things to the next levelย and beating the odds.

 

Here is a list of entrepreneurs who have ventured into the fashion industry and are nailing it.

1. Fashionableย step mum

Blogger Catherine Kariuki, known as “Fashionable step mum” is a teacher and a mother of six.

She markets her items online, and fans want to dress just like her.

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Mothers day 2019: Julie Gichuruโ€™s message is so relatable you will love it

2. Nancy Mwai

Fashion and blogger Nancie Mwai is definitely making boss moves with her fashion line.

The line dubbed Shop New Level, is definitely a place you need to visit.

As if that’s not enough, can we take a moment and acknowledge how classy Nancie Mwai is in this outfit.

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Fit Kenyan celebrities that have made the gym their second home!

3. Neomi Ng’ang’a

Former radio presenter and actress Neomiย Ng’ang’a is one of the most beautiful plus size models that Kenya has ever seen.

Style By Neomi is her fashion line,f for every shape and size but mostly focusing on the plus size class is definitely turning heads.

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4. Julie Gichuru

TV Personality and fashion icon Julie Gichuru has always been known for her fashion trends.

TV siren first started it as an online business until it expanded to having an outlet where one could go and shop directly at the place.

Mimi Store hasย trendy and sophisticated pieces of fashion that will leave you wanting to get more. It is definitely a place you would want to try

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5. Wambui Mukenyiย 

Asides being the CEO of Wambui Mukenyi Fashion House, Wambui is also the face of Bridal fashion in Kenya.

She started her journey as an accountant in a fashion house until she discovered that that was her passion . She later opened her own fashion house.

Wambui has a sense of flair for creating beautiful designs that flatter every body type.

wambui mukenyi

 

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Throwback of Zari at 17 shows that she hasn’t aged a day (photo)

Zari Hassan is a mother of 5 but from her images online, one would be hard-pressed to guess that she is in her 40’s, as she has been able to maintain a svelte figure that puts many younger women to shame.

Zari with her 5 kids
Zari with her 5 kids

Zarinah who hails from Uganda now lives the high life in South Africa where her late ex-husband Ivan started a couple of businesses that she now manages.

Zari Hassan
Zari Hassan

And from there the mother of Diamond Platnumz’ two kids showcases an image of perfection for her 7.7 million Instagram fans, leaving most jealous and envious of the high life that she now lives.

But what many might not know is that she like most born in Sub-Saharan Africa came from humble beginnings and is one person who shows that one’s past shouldn’t limit them from greatness.

Zari TBT photos

Yesterday, the light-skinned socialite decided to remind her fans and followers of how she looked when she was still a 17-year-old girl and damn, she looked like she hasn’t aged a day.

Diamond Platnumz goes all out proving he might be reuniting with Zari

The photos show a young girl who while cute still had the determined brow and ambition that has made her such an admired figure among many women and girls in Africa.

Zari TBT photos

Her photos remind me of one of our very own celebrities here in Kenya-Julie Gichuru. The former TV anchor is in her mid-40’s and is a mother of 5 like Zari but still looks great for her age!

Julie Gichuru TBT
Julie Gichuru TBT

The two celebrities are firm reminder that women can still age gracefully even despite having many kids.

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Julie Gichuru reveals her loving nickname for hunky husband Anthony

She has developed a cute pet name for him that suits his personality.

Julie Gichuru’s husband Anthony Gichuru is celebrating his birthday this month. The 46-year-old TV presenter shared a photo while kissing her husband on the lips and wished him a happy birthday month.

From the message, she called him “simba’ while saying he found a ‘tiger’ probably, the pet names they’ve given each other.

You found a tiger & gave me a home in you; a haven of love, family, friendship & companionship. You are my gift. โคโคโค
May I always be a gift for you my Simba, my precious ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐ
May I always delight your mind, body & soul ๐Ÿ”ฅโค๐Ÿฅฐ
On this milestone we give thanks ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™
May you double these years with ease ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜
Happy Birthday month my love!

Yours always & all ways,
JG

The two are blessed with four kids and after many years of marriage, they still prove to the youngin’ that marriage works.

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We’ve been together for over 20 years-Julie Gichuru gives tips for a successful marriage

Julie Gichuru and her husband Anthony have been the model of what a successful relationship can be.

The two have together for 20 years and been married for close to 16 years.

My son laughed at my threat to discipline him with a belt-Julie Gichuru writes

In a time and age when many marriages break down and the institution looks like it is under siege, the two have shown that it can and should work.

Julie Gichuru with Anthony Gichuru
Julie Gichuru with Anthony Gichuru

For those wondering how she did it, Julie isn’t one to keep such juicy and helpful details to herself. She has some tips that she shared on her social media page.

โ€œHere are a few words of advice from a couple of OGs, together for over 20 years now. Always be best friends, have fun & laugh together, it is the best medicine. Do not take each other for granted ever; always appreciate each other,โ€ wrote Julie.

Julie Gichuru in pink
Julie Gichuru in pink

Then added, โ€œSupport & grow each other, seek to add value to each other in all ways. Talk through differences but make it clear they will never supersede the respect, regard & love you have for each other.โ€

โ€œCentre your lives around God, let the lord be the foundation of your home. Wishing you a lifetime of partnership, happiness and fulfillment, Julie & Tony,โ€ she went on.

Julie Gichuru seating
Julie Gichuru seating

During their 16th marriage anniversary, Julie stressed that for a marriage to work love is mandatory.

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person,” she wrote. Julie has been on a role this dropping gems upon gems of relationship advice one might even call her the love doctor.

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My son laughed at my threat to discipline him with a belt-Julie Gichuru writes

Julie Gichuru is keeping her fans entertained during this quarantine season.

The media veteran who has been aging like fine wine shared a hilarious screenshot about certain parent’s (hers or someone else’s) struggle trying to discipline their child.

Julie Gichuru smiling
Julie Gichuru smiling

The mother of 5’s message mentioned how a certain parent (we aren’t sure if it’s her experience or someone else’s) was frustrated that their child had laughed at their threat to discipline them with a belt.

Julie Gichuru screenshot
Julie Gichuru screenshot

She then added the caption, “The struggle is real ๐Ÿ˜ณ Stay safe and well good people โค.”

Many of her fans and followers were tickled by the message she sent out with some reminiscing about the past where caning was the ONLY form of discipline, with the phrase “Spare the rod spoil the child.”

Julie Gichuru with her family
Julie Gichuru with her family

Some of those comments are below:

kalekyemumo ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ They donโ€™t fear waaa

ulizalinks ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚. Slippers was ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข

joydoreenbiira If my ears are wider than they should appear itโ€™s coz we were pulled by the ear to explain what we were doing at the neighbors… ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

victorpeace ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ i used to fake passing out when i heard those words

cayokin I told mine….rudi kwenye umetoka….she went in the bedroom to pack…this generation for sure its a challenge
valeh_qoech_de_adventist Some kids these days,you tell them “stay put let me get my belt”.. They reply ” na ukirudi uniletee maji”๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

sidiarmani Asked mine to do that and he bluntly asked me why mummy…all belts are for dad!๐Ÿ˜•

i_am_owuor Different times right there. Heee kids nowadays do not know what punishment was back then. Even just getting a stare from mom would make me cry ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

ianohkarani ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ reminds me… whenever I heard that I would immediately start crying as I went to fetch the belt. Times have changed

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โ€˜Spoil your man this Valentineโ€™s Dayโ€™ Julie Gichuru wisely says

Julie Gichuru is the hero we men need and deserve! And that last statement comes from a man who is under siege this Valentine’s to make a huge statement to go out and spend huge amounts on the woman in my life.

Julie Gichuru posing
Julie Gichuru posing with her husband

Yes, in an economy where tomatoes are as expensive as diamonds! Thank God for Julie who has come out to defend the boychild while also challenging the girlchild to practice some of the equality we always hear so much about coming from the fairer s3x.

โ€˜I was in a deep depressionโ€™ Julie Gichuru reveals terrible experience

In a powerful post to her Instagram page, the former Citizen TV news anchor addressed men and women separately. To the men, Julie advised her โ€œsonsโ€ not to bow down to the pressure of delivering beyond their means.

Julie Gichuru seating
Julie Gichuru seating

According to Julie, if a man feels pressured to spend beyond his means, he should seek a woman who is more understanding.

โ€œTo my sons, there is no need to feel pressure to deliver what is beyond your means or even simply imprudent or impactical. One rose and your time is more than enough and any woman worth her salt would get it. If you feel pressured to live beyond your means maybe you need to look for the woman who will be your friend, partner and equal. Give love, respect and attention every day, that is the true gift โ™ฅ๏ธ ,โ€ wrote Julie.

Julie Gichuru looking good
Julie Gichuru looking good

And to her โ€œdaughtersโ€, Julie challenged them to spoil their men if they are able to(Julie you are a very very wise woman!)

โ€œTo my daughters, There is nothing more empowering than deciding to break the mold and take control. Get him a rose. Give him a gift. Take the drivers seat and spoil him if you can. A woman must know that she needs nothing from any external forces other than God. She must know that she can handle her business. She therefore needs no man but is able to choose her partner โ€“ her homie/lover/friend. That is powerful. Be that woman โ™ฅ๏ธ Be different. Do it your way. No pressure. Hii mwaka haitaki makasiriko โ˜บ๐Ÿ˜‰โ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜โ€ she concluded.

Such a smart woman!

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‘I was in a deep depression’ Julie Gichuru reveals terrible experience

Julie Gichuru might look like she has a picture-perfect life but that is before one digs a little deeper into her experiences and what makes her tick.

โ€˜I thank my younger self for a deep enduring love,โ€™ cries Julie Gichuru

The mother of 4 has in the past gone through some really tough situations like the loss of her 3rd born who chocked in 2005. Until yesterday, that had been one of the most painful experiences that the former Citizen TV anchor had gone through-that we knew off.

Julie Gichuru posing
Julie Gichuru posing

The media personality decided to reveal another painful anecdote that she had gone through as a young adult studying abroad. Julie wrote on her Instagram page that she had been depressed while studying in Wales in 1995.

Julie Gichuru TBT
Julie Gichuru TBT

The reason was that she was in a foreign country alone, her parents had just split and she didn’t have enough money to complete her course.

The entertainer with her parents on her wedding
Julie-Gichuru with her parents on her wedding day

Read her heart-rending confession below;

1995 – 21 years old. 2nd year of LLB Law, in University in Cardiff Wales, UWCC.

I was in the throes of deep depression. My parents divorced, Dad remarried and Mum emigrated. I had no home to go back to. I didn’t have enough money to complete my degree. I was frightened and anxious. I lamented with God, I told Him I was so angry with Him, but I still loved Him and I asked Him to hold me tight and never let me go. I found two jobs at this point and studied hard. I didn’t know where I would end up but I knew knowledge would get me there. As long as I had breath in my body, I was going to get there. #Excelsior #NoLimits #AwesomeLord. Never doubt that you can get there.. Never stop moving forward.

Julie Gichuru in a blue dress
Julie Gichuru in a blue dress

The message resonated with many of her followers who were touched by her message of always getting back up despite the nonsense that life might throw at you.

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Twins!! Kenyans marvel about Julie Gichuru and her daughter

Julie Gichuru has a life that looks picture-perfect-from a wealthy and doting husband, 4 wonderful kids and a journalistic career that has let her meet great princes and kings.

Julie Gichuru on stage
Julie Gichuru on stage

The woman, who is half-Indian and half Kikuyu, has been globe-trottingย  after she resigned from Citizen TV. But even with such a great career that takes her around the world, she still finds the time to spend with her kids.

This past weekend she celebrated the birthday of one of her children. Her caption on her Instagram read,

My little one is behind me, celebrating a milestone birthday, โคโคโคย #Thankfulย #AwesomeLord. There we were a few weeks ago, talking about what to do in various emergencies… Him: Ok Mum, but what would we do in a zombie apocalypse?
Me: My love, if the zombies get me, you RUN! But if they get you, you can bite me. ๐Ÿ˜Œ

Julie Gichuru posing
The photo that caused so much confusion for Julie’s fans

What caught many of her fans and followers’ attention was that the media personality still looked so youthful despite being in her mid-40’s.

Julie Gichuru impresses Kenyans as she steps out in booty shorts

Some even went as far with the hyperbole and said that they thought that the image was of Julie’s own daughter, something Mrs. Gichuru although flattered denied.

Julie Gichuru posing
Julie Gichuru posing with her husband

Some of the comments are below;

juan_maguathi I can ignore the resemblance……like your twin
juliegichuru @juan_maguathi this is me.
beatricekamanja Beautiful photocopy you are irrevocably blessed โค๏ธhappy birthday
juliegichuru @beatricekamanja lol! This is me. He is playing somewhere behind me… ๐Ÿ˜…โค๐Ÿ™
nancymbogo29ย Your photocopy,happy birthday to her.
juliegichuru @nancymbogo29 that’s me, and it’s a him ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—
nancymbogo29 @juliegichuru lol blame yourself for looking so young๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š,otherwise happiest birthday to him.

I would like to know what beauty secrets Julie uses, cause she is aging beautifully.

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The devil tried to take my life away – Size 8 shockingly reveals

Size 8 and DJ Mo have the type of marriage that inspires many to take the plunge into an increasingly desolate institution. Her life hasn’t been easy but has shown how impactful her marriage to DJ Mo has been to her.

Size 8 with her husband, DJ Mo at dinner with Nameless and Wahu
The singer with her husband, DJ Mo at dinner with Nameless and Wahu

Yesterday, on her birthday, Size 8 revealed how tough the path had been for her to have their daughter, Ladasha Belle. She shared her testimony on her Instagram page. She explained that the devil had nearly taken her life during that period and that’s she has been battling illnesses (which she did not disclose), the past 5 years.

Size 8 smiling
Size 8 smiling

She wrote;

Am alive today and today I celebrate my birthday.

She went on to thank God for taking care of her and keeping her through theย difficulties she had during her pregnancy;

Devil angalia hiyo face vizuri Linet Muraya aka mama Wambo is still alive in Jesus name!!!!!!! Let me testify how God has preserved my life, the public may not know this but countless times the devil tried to take my life away. Iโ€™ve been battling with sickness for 5 years now and even Wambo @ladashabelle is a miracle.

Size 8 smiling
Size 8 smiling

The ‘Ni Yesu’ hitmaker recently suffered a miscarriage and she advised her followers to seek the kingdom of God first. Her story is one that another celebrity couple might understand with the trials and travails they have gone through.

Julie-Gichuru-and-husband
Julie-Gichuru-and-husband

That couple is former Citizen T.V anchor Julie Gichuru and her husband, Anthony who lostย third born baby son Mwaura after theย baby choked on pureed food. She disclosed that her husband had been a constant source of support during that period, a trait all great marriages share.

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