Who is Crazy Kennar? The content Kartel

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Written By Selija Achaya

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Crazy Kennar is among the best comedian in Kenya now hence dubbed the name content Kartel. His success in content creation and the love of his fans recently handed him a slot to go to London courtesy of Meta. He attended the EMEA creator week with another Kenyan creator Kwambox.

The content creator took to his Instagram stories to post a video of himself at the airport leaving the country, before adding another one of a layover in Doha, Qatar.

The following day, he then posted a video of himself presumably in a taxi in London, having already arrived.

Kennar with Khaby lame in London

He posted on his Instagram a picture he took with the most followed TikToker in the world Khaby Lame.

But who is Crazy Kennar the best comedian and content Karte in Kenya?

Early life

Crazy Kennar whose real name is Kennedy Odhiambo was born in 1998 in a small estate in Nairobi county called Luckysummer. He is the third born in a family of four boys. Kennar was raised by both his parents.

Education

The comedy guru started his education at Plains View Academy in Ruiru for his kindergarten up to class 4 doing early primary education.

He later joined Sacred Heart Primary school in Baba Dogo where he did his K.CP.E. He later joined Ringa Boys High School in Homa Bay County for his secondary education. Crazy Kennar is currently studying for his Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Sciences student at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).

His comedy and acting career

Crazy Kennar entered the entertainment scene as a music student when he was in primary school. He was doing choral verses mostly with the school’s music groups.

He was interested in drama when he was in class seven a year to the completion of his primary education. He later joined the drama club because of his love for acting. The drama club drove him to earn his first award as the best narrative performer in the whole Nairobi region. This gave him a push to pursue his talent seriously in the future.

Kennar”s love for drama pushed him to form a drama club that represented his school at the regional and national levels.

Kennar discovered his love for acting and screen acting while in high school in Ringa boys. But he found his actual talent while on campus at JKUAT.Here he began as a Viner doing skits mostly for his online fans.

He created a youtube channel dabbed Tales of Crazy Kennar that has 546000 subscribers. Here he gives them unending skits that are both creative and funny.

The group that helps Crazy Kennar to success

Kennar with his female teammates Bushra, Shi and Vyonne

Crazy Kennar has a team of colleagues and friends that drive the show to success. Here is the list and their contribution to the Tales of Crazy Kennar skits.

Vyonne Khisa

She is a frequent actor and writer of videos under tales of crazy Kennar. Vyonne has a long-standing history with Kennar as they were classmates in primary school and were both interested in drama and acting.

Bushra Sakshi

Bushra is a female frequent actress in the Tales of crazy Kennar. Apart from acting, she is also in charge of research and analysis of content online to determine how the audience engages with the videos they have put up online.

Bushra is also a student like Crazy Kennar. She is pursuing a degree at Moi University Nairobi Campus studying Financial Economics.

Cynthia Wanjiru a.k.a. Shi

 Cynthia a.k.aShi is a frequent actress and performer in tales of Crazy Kennar skits. She mostly portrays the character of Kienyeji Girl in all the skits.

Stanley Omondi

Stanley Omondi is commonly known by Crazy Kennar as Stano in their skits.is also the manager and cinematographer who is in charge of the look and feel of the produced videos online.

Stanley also directs how the actors move around in the video shooting process to help tell the story and reflect the whole brand as tales of Crazy Kennar.

Omondi recently graduated from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology with a degree in Analytical Chemistry.

His ambassadorial deals and endorsements

Kennar donning a half jacket branded Betika. He is the ambassador

Kennar is now the ambassador of BETIKA a leading betting company in Kenya. He has also worked with several brands like Tusker, DStv, Game Supermarket, Chrome Gin, and Airtel, among many others some as a brand ambassador and others as an advertiser. The advertising deals were good, especially during the pandemic.

Entrepreneur

He opened up a hotel around his university JKUAT. When he opened Kennar received support from Kenyan celebrities like King kaka and Nameless.

Crazy kennar’s awards

The year 2022 is the year that made Kennar to be known as the real content cartel in Kenya. The tales of the crazy Kennar team won three awards all at once.

He won facebook influencer of the Year, Best Instagram influencer of the year, and best comedian of the year. He credited this win to the love and support of his fans.

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