Making it to Hollywood is a big deal and we have several Kenyans who are reppin the 254, and making us proud.

Edi Gathegi


He is a Kenyan actor who has featured in more Hollywood movies than all the Kenya actors. Edi has lived in the us since he was 3 years old. He born in Umoja estate and moved to the US. He has featured in movies such as Xmen, twilight, blacklist, into the badlands, Nikita among other movies.

Lupita Nyongo

She was born in Mexico, raised in Kenya. Lupita is Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyongo’s daughter. She won an Oscar for her role in the movie 12 years a slave. Since then, Lupita’s star has continued to shine in movies such as Black Panther and the US.

Benjamin Alfred Onyango

You have probably not heard of Benji as much as you have heard of the two actors above. But benjamin too has featured in several movies in Hollywood. Some of the movies include; God’s not dead and beautifully broken and the shield.

He is fluent in Swahili which he uses for roles in films He studied in Ofafa primary and secondary school before moving to the US.

Christine Wawira

She is also one of the top actors from Kenya in Hollywood. She has featured in several films including; flash, the sign of the dragon, east African girl, and blacklisted.

Raymond Ofula

He is also a renowned actor in the Hollywood industry form Kenya. He has featured in several Hollywood movies such as Lara croft, to walk with lions and cradle of mankind.

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