A weekend of celebrities’ weddings
By NAIROBI NEWS REPORTER
The 2015 wedding bug caught several celebrities over the weekend who chose to end the year in style.
Citizen TV’s Esther Kahumbi set the ball rolling when she walked down the aisle on Friday morning at the lush gardens in Limuru in a star studded wedding ceremony.
The sassy reporter chose a strapless mermaid gown for her big day as she said I do to fellow journalist Ben Makori.
The ceremony was attended by Royal Media Services employees and the Swahili news anchor Lulu Hassan was part of the bridal team.
Actor Patrick Oketch, popularly known as Charlie in the TV series Mother Inlaw, also wedded his longtime fiancé Patricia in an exquisite event in Nairobi.
Patrick, who has children with his newly wedded wife, donned a slim fit suit with a lime green bow tie to match the theme colors while the bride was in a customized A-line gown that had been embroidered in the theme color.
Patrick’s fellow actors in Mother Inlaw, among them Celina and Mama Olive, attended the wedding ceremony.
Meanwhile, Jubilee Christian Church founders Pastor Allan and Kathy Kiuna celebrated their firstborn daughter’s wedding at an invites only event.
The Kiuna’s had kept their daughter’s engagement a low key affair and only celebrated her graduation from law school and admission to the bar through their social media accounts.
Vanessa Kiuna, who had lived and studied in Australia, wedded her fiancé Robert during an evening ceremony.
Celebrity DJ Mo, who entertain guests during the event, shared photos of the beautifully decorated lawn ahead of the wedding.
“Today evening I got a privilege to Dj in the biggest wedding this year – Robert weds Vanessa /Kiunas -Glory to God What a set up – Leo evening !!! Private wedding,” he posted on Facebook.
Celebrities who are set to wed before the end of the year include Citizen TV’s Waihiga Mwaura and gospel artist Joyce Omondi.