Investing heavily on the internet has had a massive impact on the Kenyan economy. It opened Kenyans to the globe. People like Miss Trudy, 23 or 24, who would probably work in a traditional job, can now earn a decent income from creating content on YouTube. Trudy has inspired millions of Kenyans and convinced them that the internet has a lot to offer to the youthly population. She creates entertaining vlogs on YouTube and earns from advertisements and endorsements. Here is how she made it to be a successful YouTuber.
Miss Trudy Biography
Miss Trudy, whose real name is Gertrude Awino Njeri Juma, is a Kenyan YouTuber, content creator, and CEO of Trumedia. She is a travel vlogger focused on unveiling the beautiful side of Africa, restaurants, cultures and life in African cities. The YouTuber has covered Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Bujumbura, and some inspiring stories about Africans.
Miss Trudy Age
Growing up, Trudy did not have the lavish life she displays today. She was born on 12th May and raised in Kisumu with her two siblings. Unfortunately, her mother passed away leaving the house under the care of her husband. Trudy’s father picked the mantle and took care of his children the best way he could. In videos, Trudy describes her father as supportive.
Miss Trudy and Wode Maya
Miss Trudy is dating Wode Maya, a top Ghananian Vlogger. Maya has been an inspiration to Miss Trudy. He has helped her in developing her channel and improving it since he has more experience. Wode’s YouTube Channel has 1.1 million subcribers. Like Trudy, he aims at changing the African narrative by showcasing the beautiful side of Africa.
Maya’s inspiration has led Miss Trudy to cover the Kenyan culture by interviewing billionaires, celebrities, and the city’s life. She has also visited other African cities such as Kampala, Daresalam, Bujumbura, Accra, and Addis Ababa. The two have been dating for close to two years.
Miss Trudy Education
Like most Kenyans, Trudy started off with the dreams of succeeding in life through education. She went to Milimani School for her primary studies at later to Shinners Girls in Nakuru. Gertrude pursued graduate studies at St. Paul University where she did a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Mass Communication.
Miss Trudy Career
Trudy started off in the sales and marketing business where she excelled. Unfortunately, she got fired when she was hoping for a promotion. Her YouTube journey began out of boredom. She started recording videos as she saw other people recording on YouTube. Her Channel gradually grew since many people were interested in her videos. Currently, Trudy is one of the most influential YouTubers in Kenya with 361k subscribers and a total of 43,931,244 views.
Her YouTube is relatable to many people, explaining its constant growth. Trudy talks about personal experiences like cooking Ghanaian food for her family in Kenya, flying her 93-year-old grandmother for the first time, meeting the Kenyan president, and buying their dream house. She is also personal about things happening in her life. Miss Trudy often opens up about her personal struggles with mental and emotional health.
She later started her company, Trumedia, in December 2021, with the hope of duplicating the success she has had in her personal channel. Her YouTube Channel makes her a decent income. In an interview with Nairobi News, Trudy said she makes $5,000 a month from her YouTube Channel.