Kanze Dena- Biography, marriage, husband, family, Photos, age, Child

Kanze Dena- Biography, marriage, husband, family, Photos, age, Child.

Kanze Dena is currently the Deputy State House Spokesperson and Deputy Head of the Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU). She was one of the most respected swahili anchors in Citizen TV where she co-hosted with Lulu hassan before she was appointed to her current situation.

Kanze Dena: Family

Kanze Dena was born to Duruma parents, a community in kwale county where she was brought up by a single mother after her father left when she was four years old. Kanze Dena is both a first born and a fourth born since her mother got married with three other children. She grew up in both Nairobi and Mombasa.

Kanze Dena: Child

Here are some of the things about Kanze which she revealed during an interview on Woman Without Limits.

–          Kanze Dena has three names: Kellen Beatrice Kanze Dena.

–         Kanze Dena  was born to Duruma parents, a community in Kwale County.

–          Kanze Dena was brought up by a single mother after her father left when she was four years old.

–          Grew up in both Nairobi and Mombasa.

–          Kanze Dena schooled in Embu and specifically Kieni Girls High School.

–          Kanze Dena greatly suffered from low slef-esteem because she was bow-legged and had a protruding tummy and boobs at a tender age. She was looked down upon because of this.

–         Kanze Dena is a natural actress. Could act very well when in high school and after high school.

–          Her low self-esteem forced her to start drinking alcohol.

–          Kanze  worked as a waitress after high school and in the process got pregnant.Kanze Dena

–          She later enrolled for a secretariat course but hid the pregnancy from her mother. It was until when she delivered at Pumwani that her mother got wind and came to see her and the baby.

–          She had planned to have her child adopted but her mother went to stay with the young girl (Natasha). Unfortunately, Natasha died after three months. This greatly threw her into depression and she contemplated committing suicide.

–          Later joined Nairobi Baptist Church where she found solace and rediscovered herself after thorough counseling. This greatly sufficed as she joined Bible Study classes and the praise and worship team.

–          Went to college and later joined KBC as an intern. When the KBC boss heard her voice, he recommended she goes for a voice test and she qualified to read bulletins on KBC radio at 4 p.m.

–          While at KBC and NBC, she got pregnant again and her world returned back to square one. She contemplated quitting church but was encouraged to stay.

–          After 3 months, she woke up one morning with blood all over her bed. Upon arrival at hospital she was told she had had a miscarriage. This greatly broke her down and she contemplated committing suicide again.

–          It was after seven months that she felt a lot of pain and visited hospital where they told her she had amoeba and needed serious medication.

–          After another scan, it was discovered she was pregnant.

–          By this time she had serious disagreements with her boyfriend and she wondered how to face him and tell him she was pregnant.

–          Then her mother fell ill upcountry and she was transferred to Nairobi for medication.On arrival, she fainted at ambassador and was rushed to hospital where she was diagnosed with cancer.

–          While in hospital, Kanze delivered her child.

–          Her mother stayed for another year and when her son was one year old she died which really broke Kanze’s heart.She wondered what kind of a daughter she was to her mother and really felt like she had failed her.

–          She later got a job with Citizen Television.

Here is her interview on Woman without Limits