Meet Citizen’s TV Maria actors and actresses.

Maria in red looking at (from right) Sofia, Luwi , Vicky, William, Vanessa and Victor. Photo:Citizen TV

Since it’s debut on Citizen Tv, Maria TV show has attracted a huge fan base with loyal viewers from every Monday to Friday.

The show which airs from 7:30PM to about 8:10PM has totally replaced the older shows like Machachari and is currently the talk of town.

With Maria comes new actors and actresses whom every viewer cannot seem to get enough of. brings you Maria main characters real names, side hustles, social media handles and all you would want to know about their lives.


Her real name is Yasmin Said. Since the show began Yasmin has taken Kenya by storm.

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Yasmin the lead actress in Maria was born in Nairobi and lives in Nairobi.
She finished highschool in 2018, in a high school in Kilifi.
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Speaking to Citizen TV, Willis Raburu at Day Break ,Yasmin said she never used to have a passion for acting not until when she completed high school and saw an acting auditions poster which she decided to try and luckily got the role.
Yasmin favourite subject in highschool was history and her initial plan was to pursue law. She says right now after getting into the acting industry she is torn in between whether to continue being an actress or pursue Law.
Maria says her grandmother was first shocked to see her act as a chokora in Dandora slums which she is not at home.
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Her dad at first had issues with her being a Muslim and her acting going to church on set without a head scarf but her mother explained to him and he understood it is just acting.
Maria whose favourite dish is spaghetti with minced meat says her life has changed a lot after the fame as she used to live a normal life but now everyone who watches her calls her a celebrity. Nowadays she cannot even go to the shops without people recognizing her even when she covers herself with a buibui.
Maria adds that acting pays and she earns good money being her first acting job. She dreams to be like Lupita one day and she looks up to Brenda Wairimu in Maisha Magic’s “Selina” .

2. Sofia

Her real name is Bridget Shighadi.

Bridget is a fashion entrepreneur and a mum to a beautiful daughter with allegedly actor Nick Mutuma whom they used to date from many years back.
Her rise to fame as an actress has come with her new big role as Sofia on Citizen Tv Maria where she acts as a bad wife and villain who everyone doesn’t seem to like.
They say you are not a good actor if people don’t like you when acting. She kills it at making you love to hate her more, right?
Bridget Shighadi stage name Sofia, has good looks which keep the viewers locked for days. She first rose to fame by being actor Nick Mutuma’s girlfriend.
For now that Sofia is out of the hospital bed we can’t wait to see what she has in store for us with her set mum.
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I’m Back..

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3. Luwi Hausa

Luwi’s real name is Brian Ogana.

Brian is a fashion stylist, a dad in real life and has married with two lovely kids.
Brian Ogana stage name Luwi acts as the husband to Sophia and is in love with Maria.
Luwi and Sofia during their wedding.
Brian Ogana with his two kids. He is a good dad indeed.

4. Victor Hausa

Victor real name is Ronald Ndubi.

Ronald is an actor by profession and a commercial model having featured in many adverts from Sawa Shower Soap and so many more.

Ronald stage name Victor is a brother to Luwi and Vanessa.
What a beautiful family the siblings make.
Victor was in love with Maria but his heart was heartbroken as she got back with his brother Luwi. We can’t all wait to see how this unfolds.

5. Vanessa Hausa

Vanessa real name is Wanjiku Stephens.

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Dressed by @fintanfashion MAKEUP by @beatbykis

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As you can see Wanjiku slays both on set and in real life.
Vanessa is a loving sister to her two brothers and was in love with ghetto boy Silas whom she was ready to fight for his love but was heartbroken.
Silas and Vanessa cold not simply seem to get enough of each other when dating.
Wanjiku Stephens stage name Vanessa Hausa besides being an actress is a fashion stylist, a vlogger and a dancer.
On set she is Maria’s good friend whom they easily get along with.
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My small sister @_yasmin_said ❤❤❤❤

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Maria real names Yasmin Said and Vanessa real names Wanjiku Stephens hanging out together.
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Wanjiku Stephens stage name Vanessa looking lovely as usual.

6. Victoria /Vicky

Vicky real name is Sheila Ndanu.

Vicky is the mum to Luwi, Victor and Vanessa and the wife to William.
Vicky acts like the pillar of the house and as William loving wife and support system always trying to ensure everyone in the family is well as she seeks the best for them until recently when all hell broke loose.
Sheila Ndanu is a commercial model and a beauty therapist besides being an actress.
Sheila recently turned 55 years old on her birthday March 7th.
Don’t you love how she manages to keep calm despite all William brings on to her.
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Old is gold right.

7. William

William real name is Dennis Musyoka.

William is your fairy dad type focused, in charge and always giving life advice to Maria and his sons Luwi and Victor.
William the man of the house with his family.
Currently William has shocked viewers with his recent change in behavior chasing Maria away, and being tough on his family just almost like your other typical African dad. What do you think of the new William?

8. Silas

Silas real name is Nyakundi Isaboke.

Currently he is Maggy or Magie’s boyfriend.
Nyakundi Isaboke is an actor by profession and a commercial model currently on the Ariel advert as Johnte Fresh airing on a TV near you.
Silas is really loved by Magie after he broke up with Vanessa to be with her which his set mother Rufina approves.

9. Magie

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Have a beauriful sunday.

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Her real name is Beatrice Chege.
Maggy is so in love with Silas and they currently plan to marry in the near future.
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Out and about..

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Maggy acts as a wife material, God fearing lady who is so nice to Silas and helpful to his mum Rufina on doing the home chores.
Beatrice Chege stage name Magie is an actress by profession who also acts on Inooro TV Uriru Wa Wendo that airs every Wednesday from 8:20PM.
She is also a commercial model who has done adverts on Kenya Dairy Board and NACC HIV
Beatrice who says is seriously dating also has a business she runs known as Dorea’s Parlour.
She is also a fashion model who knows how to dress well, as you can see.


Her real name is Joana Belinda.

She is Maria’s friend and leader of the ghetto cartel as she is always in charge of what is happening there.

11. Tekno

His real name is Antony Ashioya.

He is Silas and Kobi friend back in the ghetto.
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<SILASGANG> moja safi #mariaoncitizen #maria #loveandlight

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Antony Ashioya is an actor by profession and a commercial model who was recently in the KCB na MPESA Weka Weka Ad among many others.

12. Lona

Her real name is Tina Njambi.

Lona acts as a lady of the house in William and Vicky’s house. What viewers all love to hate about her is that she cannot keep her mouth shut as she gossips almost everything to anyone and acts crazy sometimes. What a good actress she is. Don’t you agree?

13. Thomas

His real name is Quincy Ando.

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Made of black ?#mariaoncitizen

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He used to acts as William’s driver, house manager at the mansion before he was made to be a gardener.

14. Dogo

Her real name is Jane Mulanda.

Jane acts like a chef in William’s mansion.

15. Jayden

Jayden real name is Abdala Ali. Jayden is interested in dating Vanessa and Vicky recommends him to her.

16. Tobi

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Skirt @_belindajoanna_ ?❣️

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Her real name is Linda Mukamirwa.
Kobi is Tobi’s sister in real life and are twins.

17. Mother Teresa

Her real name is Grace Obuya. Grace is the sister in the ghetto.

18. Rufina

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I have kept the Faith and am holding my head high

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Rufina whose real name is Sussy Malaki acts as Mama Silas.

19. Mama Chapo

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#mamachapo #mariaoncitizen

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Mama Chapo real name is Njeri Kiongo. Don’t we all love her delicious chapatis?!

20. Koros

Koros real name is Edwin Buni.

Koros is William’s driver at the mansion.

21. Father Ezekiel

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Father Ezekiel

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His real name is Musa Mohammed.
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Mohammed although a Muslim acts perfectly as Father Ezekiel on Maria TV show as a Catholic Priest.
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Mohammed is also blessed to belong to the Beard Gang Community. Don’t you agree?
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Father Ezekiel #mariaoncitizen

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22. Brenda

Brenda’s real name is Maureen Wangare. Brenda used to be in love with Luwi but it didn’t go well and she was almost to be his wife.
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ALOHA ! ??? Photography by @john_felix30

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Maureen is Miss Tourism Kenya 2018 (Environment),
Wangare is Miss World Kenya 1st runners up too.
Brenda is the Miss intercontinental Kenya 2019.


The best for last is Trevor whose real name is Khula Budi.
Despite his role as a bad man who is always escaping from the right hand of the law, Khula Budi popularly known as Trevoh from his Maria role is Mr World Kenya 2018, a commercial model who has featured in several ads, a TV Host and a fitness enthusiast.
Trevor is married to his beautiful wife as you can see. Sorry ladies Mr hunk Budi is taken.
Khula is also a dad too, to his lovely daughter Jaya Wangari.

Who is your most favorite actor or actress in Maria?

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