Azziad Wafula: A 22-year-old Luhya lady from Kakamega Earning Ksh. 2M Monthly from Tiktok

Believing in oneself is a powerful catalyst for transforming raw talent into a lucrative venture. This notion finds its embodiment in the remarkable journey of Azziad Nasenya Wafula, a well-known Tiktoker hailing from Kakamega county.

Born in 2001, Azziad Nasenya, aged 22 in 2023, calls the Mumias sub-county of Kakamega her home. Her educational journey led her from Central Mumias Primary School to ST Cecilia Misikhu Girls Secondary School, and presently, she is pursuing a journalism course at the prestigious Kenya Institute of Mass and Communication. In addition to her academic pursuits, Azziad is also a skilled actress, having showcased her talent in the Maisha magic series ‘Selina.’

At the tender age of 18, Azziad decided to create a TikTok account to showcase her acting skills, little knowing that it would be a life-altering decision. Her fame skyrocketed in 2020 when a video of her dancing to the Gengetone song “Utawezana” by Femi One and Mejja went viral. Her captivating dance style and infectious smile won the hearts of millions, propelling her to become a Tiktok sensation. In no time, she amassed over 2 million followers, firmly securing her place among the top celebrities on the platform. This newfound recognition opened the floodgates of success, and Azziad’s content creation journey flourished, making her a millionaire at a young age.

Azziad Nasenya’s vast following translates into substantial earnings through promotions, advertising, and brand endorsements. Her rate card reflects her status as a highly sought-after TikTok star, charging a minimum of 50,000 Kenyan shillings for each piece of content shared on her social media handles. For TikTok videos, her fee rises to 100,000 Kenyan shillings, while live videos command 50,000 Kenyan shillings. Additionally, she charges an extra 50,000 for Instagram stories and feeds. Furthermore, Azziad’s ventures extend beyond social media, as she also contributes her talents to Sound City, a radio station, where she earns over 100,000 Kenyan shillings per month.

Beyond her personal achievements, Azziad’s dedication to nurturing young talents has earned her recognition and responsibility. Cs Ababu Namwamba appointed her as a director of the Talanta Hella Committee, a platform supporting aspiring content creators, showcasing her commitment to empowering the next generation of creators.

In conclusion, Azziad Nasenya Wafula’s journey from obscurity to stardom stands as a testament to the power of self-belief and dedication. Through her talent and relentless pursuit of excellence, she has demonstrated that content creation can not only elevate one’s life but also inspire and uplift others on their path to success. As we celebrate her achievements, let us be reminded that with faith in ourselves, there are no limits to what we can accomplish.