Minne Kariuki is a well-known Kenyan actress and entrepreneur who was born on June 1, 1990, in Kariobangi, Nairobi.
She attended Nairobi Primary School before transferring to Danana, a private high school in Athi River.
Minne attended the University of Nairobi to further her education in communication and sociology.
Minne's parents, who were both in the construction business, divorced when she was young.
This early experience shaped Minne's determination and drive, which led to her success in a variety of fields later in life.
Husband and kids
The successful actress and entrepreneur is happily married to her long-term boyfriend, Jaguar's former manager Charles Muigai, also known as Lugz Kenya who was formerly her long term boyfriend.
Their love story began in 2012, when Minne was a KBC presenter. They exchanged numbers at the time, but nothing happened between them.
The couple married in a traditional wedding ceremony on December 11, 2021. They are the proud parents of two kids.
A career in television
Minne began her career in television before becoming a successful actress. She was a KBC presenter who hosted a popular youth agriculture show.
Her engaging and dynamic presence on screen quickly drew viewers' attention and set the tone for her future endeavors.
Career as an actor
Minne's acting career took off when she was cast as Mariah in the hit drama series 'Single Kiasi.'
Mariah is an enthralling character, a beauty and travel influencer whose lavish lifestyle is supported by wealthy older men.
She plays a modern-day slay queen who meticulously curates a lavish social media persona to stay current.
Minne was drawn to this role because of Mariah's character's audacity. She was fascinated by the disparity between Mariah's public image and her personal life.
Minne's role in this role shed light on the pressures and complexities of social media, as well as how it can frequently create a distorted perception of reality.
In addition to her role in 'Single Kiasi,' Minne is well-known for her portrayal of Wivina in the television series 'Tabasamu.'
She also appears in the reality series 'The Real Housewives of Nairobi,' which depicts the lives of wealthy women in the city.
Entrepreneurial success and the construction industry
Minne Kariuki has built a successful business empire in addition to her thriving acting career.
When her acting career hit a snag, she decided to venture into the construction industry, leveraging her background and expertise.
She is now a well-known businesswoman who specializes in ballasts and other construction materials.