Sheila Kwamboka set to leave Kiss 100 FM

Multiple sources familiar with the transition have confirmed that Sheila Kwamboka, widely known as Kwambox, has opted to step away from her role as the host of Kiss 100 FM’s breakfast show, marking the end of her one-year tenure.

In 2023, Kwambox assumed the helm from Kamene Goro and has since been co-hosting The Morning Kiss show alongside Chito Ndhlovu. Her departure is anticipated to prompt adjustments in the station’s lineup, considering the significance of the breakfast show in radio programming.

Prior to her stint at Radio Africa Group, Kwambox served as a presenter on Vybez Radio and also held a hosting position at Homeboyz Radio. Additionally, she co-hosts a podcast with Kerry Martin and Joyce Maina.

News of Kwambox’s exit surfaces shortly after Radio Africa Group welcomed former NRG presenters Mwalimu Rachel and Joram Ndege, known as DJ Xclusive. The duo is poised to be unveiled as the newest additions to the station’s roster of celebrity hosts, further solidifying their presence within the Radio Africa Group’s portfolio, which includes Kiss 100, Classic 105, Radio Jambo, Gukena FM, East FM, Smooth FM, and Homeboyz FM.

Sheila Kwambox, renowned for her vivacious on-air persona and captivating dance moves, has garnered widespread recognition in the Kenyan entertainment sphere. Beyond her public image, Kwambox’s personal life remains private, with no disclosure regarding her marital status, leaving her relationship status open-ended until a formal commitment is made.

Kwambox has previously shared insights into her challenging upbringing, recounting a period of financial hardship during which her family resorted to auctioning their possessions as a means of survival. Despite facing adversity, she emerged resilient, nurturing a positive outlook that has shaped her character.

Her career trajectory encompasses diverse roles, including a stint as part of the inaugural team at K24 before transitioning to various media endeavors, showcasing her versatility in the industry.

Before her foray into broadcasting, Kwambox pursued a passion for basketball, albeit cut short by a knee injury. Encouraged by her mother, she redirected her focus towards new opportunities, eventually finding her niche in media and even participating in the Miss Tourism pageant.

In 2005, Kwambox clinched the coveted title of Miss Tourism Kenya, showcasing not only her charm but also her elegance and composure on the pageant stage.

Furthermore, Kwambox made a mark on the reality television landscape by participating in Big Brother Africa in 2008, further broadening her exposure and solidifying her presence in the entertainment sphere.