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Storyline Behind One Of The Richest Comedians In Kenya

Daniel “Churchill” Ndambuki is a Kenyan comedian who hosts the comedy TV show Churchill show on NTV Kenya. Churchill was born in Kitui town, but moved to Machakos. He has worked in the comedy industry since 1996 and has now become a household name in Kenya. Daniel Ndambuki aka Churchill, Machakos County born comedian studied at Mumbuni High School. Among the films he has featured in include: The First Grader (2010) and Malooned (2007).

Daniel Ndambuki, AKA Churchill recently celebrated his 40 years in comedy and has become one of the most “sought after” comedian in Kenya today. He has a desire to help many aspiring and talented comedians achieve their dreams: recent comedian entrants being “Duncan” .

Storyline Behind One Of The Richest Comedians In Kenya
New comedian on the block -Duncan

Churchill has done this by promoting young people through his signature show, Churchill Live . Churchill loves to see people succeed especially in the comedy industry and that is the reason why he created the “Laugh Industry”. Nevertheless,he has nurtured and created his own characteristic brand of stand-up comedy. Churchill has cracked many Kenyan ribs with his “clean”, family friendly shows.

Churchill, together with KJ, Kajairo, Mudomo Baggy, and Nyambane, created “Red Kona”. This increased their fan-base. Churchill went to co-present with Maina Kageni on Classic 105 FM (Which he still does today) doubling up as “the Tea Lady” Philigona” and as mwalimu King’angi. Churchill is estimated worth the average earnings of an MP a month. He is rated number 14 among Kenya’s 100 most influential people with President Uhuru Kenyatta topping the list. Moroever,CNN recently classified him as one Africa’s funniest comedians

Best Tv show in Kenya

Churchill has brought a new and fresh style of comedy to the Kenyan airwaves and mainstream media since the early 2000, that has garnered him hundreds of thousands to millions fans on Radio, TV and the internet. Churchill is now a Kenyan household name. Ndambuki’s wide recognition as a comedian started heightening in all-time hit comedy show “Redykyulass” in which he acted alongside Walter Mongare(Nyambane), Peter Kaimenyi (Kajairo), Maurice Otieno (Mdomo Baggy), John Kiarie (KJ) and Anthony Njuguna. Ndambuki currently boasts a successive Live TV, the Churchill Live.

Storyline Behind One Of The Richest Comedians In Kenya
Daniel Ndambuki aka Churchill

His hit show Churchill Live has increasingly become East Africa’s most popular and hilarious TV Show in addition to gaining momentous international interest from comedy enthusiasts in the US, the UK, India, Germany, and rest of the world. He hosts a weekly NTV show “Churchill Show” with live recordings on Thursdays at the Carnivore Restaurant. This event  has become “a must attend” event, Churchill’s show is in its fourth edition and currently the number one show in East and Central Africa with a viewership of 11,000,000 Kenyans across the country, according to ratings.

Churchill Show Comedy TV program is now in Season 7. In addition,it has featured influential personalities, politicians and big entertainment names and all remarkable people across the socio-economic continuum Interviews with Kenyan big names combined with a touch of Churchill’s brand of comedy doused in comic brilliance on production makes it a programme on par with none.

Churchill Academy

Ndambuki is a mentor and pioneer in the industry. He has managed to grow the comedy Industry in East Africa by scouting and nurturing talent. Initially with a talent search program dubbed ‘Top Comic’ that have put forward leading comedy brands, now there is the two weekly shows that air on TV – Churchill Show  and Churchill Raw. They are offering a platform that acts as a spring board for the new talents and brands.

Working with a creative team of 20 mentors. The academy has managed to create 70 plus new comedians and counting. These comedians have so far entered the market and are becoming household with more others still training.

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