Wanjiru Njiru Biography
Kenya is considered one of the fastest-growing countries in Africa. Technology and internet penetration are some of the factors driving development in the countries. The digital space. for instance, has opened up opportunities for content creators to sell their ideas and get money. Content creator such as Wanjiru Njiru is reaping big from her YouTube Channel Wanjiru Njiru and Podcast, The Joyride, which she co-hosts with her husband Benard Kariuki.
She is also the founder and creative director at Maua Wear. Wanjiru is an inspiration to young Kenyans looking to leverage the power of the internet and social media to realize their dreams. In this article, we delve into the professional and personal life of Wanjiru Niiru.
Wanjiru Njiru Age and Husband
She was born on 25th July 1993. The 29-year-old maintains a close relationship with her parents and 2 sibling sisters. She comes from a Christian background where she was taught high moral values and the importance of family. Njiru has learned to practice family values in her family.
She is married to Benard Kariuki, a gospel artist, content creator, and podcaster professionally known as Ben Cyco. The couple dated close to four years before tieing the knot in November 2021. They went through hurdles before becoming an official couple. One time, they broke up as Ben was unsure about his relationship with Wanjiru. However, he later re-committed to her and made a decision to be serious with her.
Wanjiru Njiru Education and Career
Growing up, Wanjiru wanted to be on the screen. This passion led her to opportunities closely linked to media/ After completing high school, she worked as a voice-over artist but later quit after she got disappointed with the work culture.
Like most Kenyans, Wanjiru took the traditional route of education to her dream destination. She joined Kenyatta University to pursue Economics and Finance. Before she knew it, Wanjiru had veered off from her passion when she found herself as an intern at the National Ministry of Kenya and at a Mobile Finance Institution.
Although she was deep into finance and economics, her dreams, once again began calling. She started creating content on Instagram while still studying. Positive reception on her channel encouraged her to post consistently. In 2018, she made a decision to be serious with her presence on social media. She began sharing makeup routines, simple fashions, and how to survive in this cold life.
Wanjiru Njiru Joyride Podcast
Wanjiru became famous after the success of her Podcast Joyride, which she co-hosts with her Husband. Both Ben and Wanjiru were independently creating content on their YouTube Channels. The two later agreed to do a collabo-podcast that focuses on matters affecting the young generation. Now close to two years running the podcast, Wanjiru and her husband have spoken about relationships, dating, marriage, toxic habits, and the importance of finances in marriage. The Podcast has grown from being run by a small team to a live experience held at various colleges in Kenya. The Joyride has now accumulated over 60k subscribers and more than 6 million views.
They have also had the privilege of sitting down with influential Kenyans like Nyawira Gachugi, power couple Nameless and Wahu, Abel Mutua, and content creator Terrence.
Besides creating content, Wanjiru is also an upcoming entrepreneur in Kenya. She is the founder of Maua Wear, an online commerce store for trendy women’s outfits manufactured locally. The clothing store is gradually becoming a stop shop for many women in Kenya.
Wanjiru Njiru Net Worth and Height
When she is not creating content or running her business, Wanjiru loves spending time with her husband and traveling. She also offers advice to young women about success in life. The content creator is influential on the internet with 118k followers on Instagram and more than 50k subscribers on her YouTube Channel.
She is a fashion and beauty enthusiast. Her style is modest and trendy. It blends well with her height of 5 feet and 7 inches. Together with her husband, the couple has accumulated a net worth of approximately 1 million Kenya Shillings. She joins the list of upcoming influential Kenyan women such as Miss Trudy, Lynn Ngugi, Hellen Aura, and Olive Burrows.