Nick Mutuma Biography: Life History, Girlfriends, Achievements And More
July. 28, 2020
Born Nicholas MuneneMutuma, the Kenyan radio and TV personality, producer, and actor has made it among the most successful in the industry. Nick Mutuma began working professionally in 2008, embarking on a journey that would win him significant career milestones and accolades. So who is this talented actor? And what tribe is Nick Mutuma? Nick's tribe is Meru, but he has been fortunate to live and study in both Kenya and Tanzania. The renowned TV and Radio host has had a successful career and continues to climb ranks and achieve greater milestones.
Nick Mutuma profile summary
Birth name: Nicholas MuneneMutuma
Date of birth: 22nd September 1988
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Known for: Model, Actor, TV and radio host, producer
Age: 31 years
Nick Mutuma's biography
Nick's birthday is on 22nd September. The talented actor and media personality was born in Meru, Kenya. However, he grew up in the Tanzanian city of Dar Es Salaam. While he was here, he attended his primary education at The International School of Tanganyika. The star discovered his passion for performing arts at this young age and never missed school plays. Nick Mutuma's high school was Braeside School, located in Nairobi, and it was here that he attained his O-levels. In 2005, Nick enrolled in The United States International University to study Business Administration. Later on, he graduated in 2010 with his BSc. International Business Administration.
Nick Mutuma's career journey
He made his big break on the Kenyan entertainment scene way back in 2008 when he starred as 'Luka' in Citizen TV's 'Tabasamu.' His was the role of a naïve college scholar struggling to fight poverty. He finally ends up in an entanglement with an older sugar mummy. His part on the program was controversial and ended up sparking a huge debate. The events around his role in Tabasamu catapulted Mutuma to the limelight.
During the same year (2008), Nick landed himself another gig, featuring 'Changes,' the first of its kind Pan-African drama series that aired on MNET. In a movie directed by Tosh Gitonga, the star plays the role of a young man called Richard, who learns at a later age that he had been kidnapped from his hospital of birth. His is a journey of reaching maturity and seeking true identity. Thanks to his talent and commitment, he retained the part for three seasons. Nick's breakout project was a role in MTV Shuga, a 2008 drama series directed by the talented TebehoMahaltsi. Notably, this hit show was the foundation stone for many Kenyan actors, including our very own Lupita Nyong' o, the Oscar Award Winner. Among all the talented actors and actresses, only Nick succeeded in reprising his role for the entire four seasons in Kenya and Nigeria. The year 2014 was another active period for the star. He stared in 'State House,' a Zuku series. Here he takes up the role of the Kenyan President's son, who ends up falling for the house help's daughter.
During the same year, he got hired as the new Mashariki Mix TV host on Africa Magic. A year later, the show got its first accolade, ranking as the third most-watched TV show in Africa. Nick also hosted the flamboyant African Magic Viewer's Choice awards as well as the AMVCA nomination night. Another successful gig was ZinduaChapaa, a show that the actor hosted in 2015. With all these career milestones, many would ask, 'how old is Nick Mutuma?' the star is turning 32 in September 2020. Nick's career in radio Besides gracing the TV screens, the actor has also been busy on the radio. In 2012, he was hired as a Promotions Coordinator at 1FM in the events department. His dedication and hard work paid off as he was later promoted to the position of events manager. During this period, the star opted to explore other fields in the radio industry.
Thanks to his curiosity, he discovered a new passion: radio presenting. His first show as a presenter was on 91.5 Hits show called The Chill Spot. After successfully handling his role between 2013 and 2015, the star quit the show to focus on his acting passion. Mutuma, the musician Nick has also tried his hands in music. The star released his debut single in 2013 called 254 Anthem, a project that he worked on alongside Lyra Aoko. The Kapuka/rap infused track's message was about celebrating everything about his motherland, Kenya, and it received mixt reviews. A year later, he again released the follow up single known as 'That Life.' He featured Cool Kid Taffie on this project.
Who is Nick Mutuma's wife?
Nick loves to keep his personal affairs to himself, leading many to ask questions like, "who is Nick Mutuma dating?" Well, one of the most publicized relationships was that of Nick Mutuma and Tanasha Donna. The two, however, went separate ways for reasons best known to them. In 2019, a screenshot of a controversial tweet of the beauty queen belittling Nick went viral, but she came out to defend herself by confirming that those were fake accounts. By then, Nick was in another relationship. While Nick Mutuma and Bridget Shighadi, his ex-girlfriend, had an on and off relationship that sired a baby girl, the two are not married. However, he is still single, despite the common belief that he is married to the beautiful, talented actress from Nigeria, ChiagoziemNwakanma. It was just an acting role in 'This Is It,' a Nigerian online series.
Nick Mutuma's daughter
The actor has a lovely baby girl called DuaMutuma, whom he got with his ex-girlfriend Bridget. Dua was born in 2018, and the actor announced the news in a social media post captioned: We welcomed Dua with sass and class. Which one of the shows by Nick Mutuma do you like the most? Kindly share your highlights in the comments section.
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