From hawking to TV star

Ashley Murugi. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • I was in high school I used to tell my friends “One day I will be in Tahidi High” and they used to laugh at me.
  • While in college, I saw an advert that the series wanted actors for the show and I went for an audition. I was cast as an extra.
  • It took me a year to play a major role in the show, and that is how I found myself on this journey of acting.

At 19, she was hawking utensils in Mwea, but she had bigger plans ahead. She had already registered her company which is now paying for everything.


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