Victoria Rubadiri biography: age, baby daddy, daughter, education, salary

Victoria Rubadiri biography: age, baby daddy, daughter, education, salary

April 25, 2021 0 By Nelson Mbeki

Victoria Rubadiri (born 28 January 1987 in Nairobi) is a popular Kenyan television host, and journalist. She is also a producer and an anchor. Every Tuesday on Citizen TV, the popular media figure holds broadcasts from 21:00.

She is a co-broadcaster on Sunday Live on Citizen TV alongside Jeff Kionange.

Personal Data

Victoria Rubadiri biography
Victoria Rubadiri biography, Image: Instagram.com.
BornVictoria Rubadiri
28 January 1987 (age 34)
BirthplaceNairobi
GenderFemale
EducationBroadcast Journalism
Alma materAtlantic City High School in Atlantic City, US
NationalityKenyan
Malawian
DaughterNeem
ProfessionTV host, journalist, producer, anchor
SalaryKshs. 850,000

Early Life

On 28 January 1987 in Nairobi, the largest city of Kenya, she was welcomed into her family. Victoria Rubadiri, 34, is an elder sister to Mabel Rubadri.

She relocated with her family to the United States at a very young age. After moving to the new place, at the age of ten, she was raised and then started her academic pursuit.

During her days in the United States, she became a mother and called her daughter Neema. She returned to her motherland in 2010 with her daughter.

Victoria’s mother hails from a mixed ethnicity of Kalenjin and Maasai. While her father, James David Rubadiri, is not from Kenya, but Malawi.

Her grandparents were not left out in the mix of ethnicity and race. Victoria’s grandmother is Maasai, Kikuyu, and Seychellois. Her grandfather is half Scottish, half Kalenjin. Victoria indeed is a little bit of everything as she sometimes mentions.

Education

In 1999, Victoria enrolled to study at Atlantic City High School in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the United States. She completed her 9th – 12th grade in the school and left in 2003.

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After completing her high school education, she furthered her academic career in the university, in the same year. She attended the Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

At the institution, she studied for a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism until 2006.

Career

In January 2007, she became an intern and Assignment Desk Editor at WMGM- NBC 40 TV until May, the same year.

In March 2008, Victoria became the Assistant to the CEO of Angela Crockett Enterprises, Inc. in New York and New Jersey. She stayed for a year in the post and left in September 2008.

She made her debut in mainstream media in April 2011 after she landed the job of Business Journalist and news presenter at Capital FM. After working with the station for a year, she left in December 2012.

In December 2012, being an anchor and reporter on NTV followed. She co-anchors the news with Jeff Koinange every Sunday at 21:00 on Citizen TV. She is also a news broadcaster on Citizen TV on Tuesdays from 21:00.

Still, on the television station, Victoria was a host and co-producer of Victoria’s Lounge. On the show, social issues that affect the modern Kenyan are pointed out and discussed.

Wedding

Similar to many celebrities, rumors were spread that Victoria Rubadiri is married to Editor hunk.

It stated that they were in a romantic relationship for 3 years before exchanging their marital vows.

It further covered that she wedded the BBC Business Editor hunk at the Marula Manor, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya. This rumor has been confirmed to be untrue.

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Viewers had a thing or two to say as many thought that their chemistry on the screen meant something else. The news anchor however clarified that she is not yet married.

Daughter

One true thing is that Victoria Rubadiri is a proud mother to Neema. Lately, she decided to share with her fans the struggles of being with a teen mother.

She had her beautiful daughter during her teenage days in the university at the age of 18.

Her baby daddy however denied responsibility which made her consider having an abortion.

Her family was supportive of her and willing to accept the pregnancy. As a teenage expectant mother that should have helped a lot.

Her family tried in convincing her to keep the child and she did. In 2005, she conceived her cute daughter and named her Neema.

Salary

The media figure receives decent pay from her career and coupled with her experience. She has been in the media industry for a long time and is making a name for herself. Every month, Victoria is paid a salary of at least Kshs. 850,000.