Riches To poverty: Hellen Muthoni narrates her life after father’s death -

Riches To poverty: Hellen Muthoni narrates her life after father’s death

You may have seen her on Inooro TV all smiley and cheerful yet behind that excellence lies an account of assurance and persistence.

The riveting TV girl has also graced the screens with her gospel music and she is an ideal illustration of beauty with brains

Muthoni is a gospel presenter alongside DJ Covenant on Rurumuka show which airs on Inooro TV each Sunday. She came to the spotlight after her popular gospel melody, Ningukuona.

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In an interview with Gikuyu Diaspora TV, the gospel vocalist opened up on her life drastic change in the wake of losing her dad in the 1998 bomb blast.

Depicting her childhood, Muthoni was raised with a silver spoon in her mouth where she would be dropped school and picked up in the evening but this changed for the worst after he father passed on unexpectedly. She and her four siblings were left under the care of her mom and instead had to move out from Nairobi to their rural home.

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Indeed, even with all the hardships she was going through, at seven years old, Muthoni wrote her first verses. As indicated by the artist, her dad’s family chased them away from their home that very day he died.

After her mom became sick, the celebrated gospel artist was left to deal with her more sibling. She ascribes her solid confidence to her grandma who was a solid Christian and that helped her.

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She went through a horrible encounter after she changed schools as she was taunted by teachers and fellow students, who recently knew about her past elegant way of life, and she even ended up shaving her hair. Despite all the challenges she went through, her sister’s husband saw her through high school, something she is always grateful for.