From an accountant to a renowned actor. Joe kinyua, popular recognized as Njoro wa Uba has raised the bar to the highest level with his acting mavericks. He shares with us a glimpse of himself.

Who is Joe Kinyua?

An actor and producer. A man of few words

When did you start acting?


What could you be doing if you weren’t acting?

I guess I would still be an accountant.

How did your family and friends react when you left your job to start fulltime acting?

At first they dint understand how i was leaving a stable job, but good thing is that they still supported me.

Your biggest achievement this year?

Njoro wa uba

Njoro wa uba has drawn alot of attention, one of our fans requested us to ask if you have ever been a taxi driver before

(Laughs) Never been a taxi driver before.

What keeps you motivated in your day to day grind?

The passion I have for what I do.

What’s your aim in the film industry?

To tell our stories to our audiences. I believe we have a lot of stories to tell.

In your opinion, what’s restricting kenyan film industry from hitting the international waves?

I dont think kuna anything inatu restrict. I think we are just a growing industry. Actually, there a few films shot in Kenya that have gone international.

Your favourite quote?

If you want to succeed in the business of art, you have to learn and master the art of business.

If you had one message to your ex who thought you’d never make it, what would it be?

I have never been with someone who didn’t believe in me and my dreams.

Describe your 2019 in 3 words

best year yet.

What should we expect in 2020?

More of njoro wa uba and other projects God willing.

Mr. Ogonji is a highly professional and talented journalist with a solid experience in covering compelling stories, reporting facts, and engaging audiences. He is driven to uncover the truth behind today's most pressing issues and share stories that make a genuine impact.

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