Catherine Kamau Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth

Early and Education

Catherine Kamau was born on February 3, 1987, in Nyahururu, Kenya. She went to Chogoria High School, where she joined the drama club and became well known for her talent, before proceeding to Loreto Convent Msongari, in Nairobi, where she completed high school. She won the “Miss Loreto” Award at Loreto Convent Msongari.

She obtained a Diploma in Communications, majoring in public relations, from the Kenya College of Communication and Technology, which was upgraded to the MultiMedia University of Kenya.


Catherine Kamau started acting in high school days.
She came to limelight for her role as Selina in local TV drama ‘Mother-in-law’.
Kate has starred in other films such as Plan B, Sue Na Jonnie and Disconnect.
She has also worked with other top actors which include the likes of Daniel Etim Effiong and Sarah Hassan.

Personal Life

Catherine had her first child ( a son) at the age of 19.
She later got married to Philip Karanja in November 2017 and their union is blessed with a daughter. Her husband is also an actor, film director and producer.


Cate is married to Philip Mwaniki, who is best remembered for his role as student in Tahidi High. The two tied the knot at Windsor Hotel on November 17, 2017. Philip is in production and owns Phil It Productions that has a number of programs on Maisha Magic East. In an interview with SDE, Phil said he had no problem adopting Leon as his own son. At first they had problems “fighting for the attention of the most important woman in our lives…” but this changed as time went by. 
His relationship with his stepson is good that he even calls him dad. “We are like brothers now. Our bond is so strong nowadays the mum gets jealous at times. Though I keep stressing that I am not his friend first, I am his father and teacher first.”


Catherine Kamau was born on the 3rd February 1987 in Nyahururu. She is the first born in her family. 

Catherine Kamau Net Worth

Catherine Kamau is one of the highest-paid actresses in Kenya, her net worth is estimated at $500,000

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