Kenyan dancer and content creator, Kate Thuku, recently took to social media to address the curiosity surrounding her age from fans. Responding to persistent inquiries, she shared a screenshot of questions about her age and, in a surprising move, posted a photo of her identity card, confirming her birthdate as September 13, 2003, making her 20 years old.
This talented individual has carved a niche for herself as an award-winning TikTok star, model, and content creator in Kenya. Boasting a substantial following, she has swiftly climbed the ranks to become one of the top TikTok stars in the country, showcasing her dancing skills to captivate her audience.
Although her content predominantly revolves around dance challenges, Kate has expanded her horizons by collaborating with various brands as an ambassador. With an impressive following of nearly half a million, she aspires to follow in the footsteps of renowned influencers like Azziad Asenya.
Kate’s passion for dance and content creation stems from her childhood, where she would choreograph performances for her family. Recently honored as the “Next Generation Influencer of the Year” at the Pulse Awards, she expressed her commitment to independence, relishing the freedom of being her own boss and strategically selecting her collaborations. Armed with a business degree, she aims to further elevate the success of her personal brand.
In a revealing interview with Commentator 254, Kate disclosed that her popularity on TikTok has attracted strong interest from Kenyan men. She admitted to receiving over 100 messages daily, posing a challenge in sorting through them. Despite growing accustomed to such attention, she occasionally reflects on how these men perceive her in the digital realm.