Who is Rashid Abdalla? | Rashid Abdalla Biography and Wiki
Rashid Abdalla is a Kenyan Swahili news reporter/anchor working for the Kenyan free-to-air television channel, Citizen TV who hosts Citizen Nipashe and Wikendi news bulletins in Swahili that airs at 7 pm alongside his wife, Lulu Hassan.
Rashid Abdalla Age | Birthday
Abdalla was born in Kenya. However, the exact date of birth of the Citizen TV anchor is not yet known to the public. As such, it is difficult to establish when he celebrates his birthday. Nevertheless, we are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.
Rashid Abdalla Height
Abdalla appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.
Rashid Abdalla Family
Rashid Abdalla Mother | Rashid Abdalla Tribe
Our efforts to find out more about Rashid’s family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of his parents is still unclear. It is also not known if he has any siblings.
Rashid Abdalla Wife | Rashid Abdalla Wedding
Speaking of his personal life, Rashid married his fellow current news anchor at Citizen TV and the former Swahili presenter at KTN in The Nation Media Group, Lulu Hassan. The flowery couple, who are now over 11 years in marriage, met while they were still working at the Radio Salaam, and wedded on the coast in 2007.
However, despite living together they did not involve themselves in any sexual encounters, they just consummated their marriage after their wedding.
“I still have the white cloth that is proof of her virginity on our wedding night. I had to protect her honor.” Rashid confessed following a previous interview with True Love magazine in June 2015.
Upon paying dowery, Rashid had no much money as his income was very little, Ksh, 5,000 per month then so he only submitted a Quran and a prayer mat for Lulu’s dowry, and the parents accepted.
Rashid Abdallah Children | Rashid Abdallah Daughter
Lulu and Rashid, have been blessed with two sons, Jibran and Irfan and a daughter whom they have not disclosed the name. This information will soon be updated.
Rashid Abdalla And Sheila Mwanyigha
Sheila Mkabili Mwanyigha is a Kenyan Radio, Television show host, singer, and songwriter and currently works as a TV English News anchor at Ebru TV. She once opened up to disclose about her life that she was Rashid Abdalla’s girlfriend, as she was talking to him on his segment, ‘Swali Moja’, a segment on Taarifa Za Magharib at 6:30 PM every weekday on QTV and at 6:30 AM on QFM.
Truly, it was so vivid that she had fallen in love with him, without bearing in mind that there could be the other lady in the relationship. In fact, she disclosed that Rashid was her first love and that everything was running smoothly until he traveled abroad for further studies. Upon his return, Sheila realized Rashid Abdalla had changed, he was mean with his love for her.
Sheila explained her love for Rashid but had to let him go after she realized there was another woman in his life. Asked whether the experience is what made her do the song, “Niwe Wako Milele”, Sheila is quick to refute the assertion pointing out that the song is a true story of yet another story of love-gone-sour:
“Ehe heh! Io sasa Rashid ni ngumu!” starts Sheila Mwanyigha, adding, “Nilikua na mtu nilimpenda sana na alinipenda pia lakini vile alikua ananipenda si vile nilikua nataka anipende…kuilikua na mwingine.” Sheila goes to reveal that she sincerely loved the guy but there was another woman in his life.
In her words, “I was not the first choice,” adding, “Na ni maisha, you will not always be the first choice.” Rashid then wishes her well in finding ‘the one’ upon which she laughs it off and maintains that as long as she’s the first choice, she didn’t mind.
Rashid Abdalla Salary
The Kenyan news reporter, Lulu Hassan together with his husband, Rashid Abdalla, never acts wealthy. The couple’s unity has extended even to their income, where they combine to amount to over a million on a monthly basis. Lulu earns an estimated Ksh 300,000 plus over 100,000 in allowances while Rashid’s salary now is Ksh550,000, plus other allowances and perks.
Rashid Abdalla Net Worth
Abdalla has been in the media for quite a long time. He has no doubt amassed a huge fortune with the bulk of his wealth, coming from his journalism career. Despite his obvious riches, Rashid Abdalla prefers to lead a modest lifestyle. However, the specifics about his assets and liabilities are still under review making it difficult to establish her actual net worth.
Rashid Abdalla Education
The good looking television news anchor is a learned person. In fact, he traveled abroad to further his studies to pursue his journalism career. However, information about where he schooled from primary until his university level has not been disclosed, we are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.
Rashid Abdalla Career
Rashid Abdalla And Lulu Hassan | Rashid Abdalla Citizen Tv
Speaking of his career, Rashid and his wife have been together not only in their married life but also in the field of journalism. Lulu first worked at Radio Salaam, (where she filled in as an English news presenter) before she was informed by a KTN cameraman that there was a crisis at KTN, where two of KTN’s Swahili anchors were going for maternity leave, and they needed someone to step in, and so she could try her luck by applying for the position. It was there that Lulu was hired after she went for a screen test and she was hired.
From KTN she moved to Citizen TV to anchor 7 pm news alongside Kanze Dena. When Kanze was promoted to the State House, her position was taken by Rashid Abdallah, who on the other hand met her at Radio Salaam, when he first joined in 2006. He was then promoted to move to QTV and later NTV, where he worked for years before finally moving to Citizen TV.
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Since being paired, the couple has filled in as a total closet shift, showing up on our screens rocking matching great planned outfits. Lulu is synonymous with wearing kitenge’s as Rashid mixes in with a matching handkerchief and bowtie.
Citizen TV Anchors and Reporters
His fellow news team at Citizen TV include:
- Waihiga Mwaura
- Yvonne Okwara Matole
- Jeff Koinange
- Victoria Rubadiri
- Trevor Ombija
- Lilian Muli
- Hussein Mohammed (resigned)
- Swaleh Mdoe
- Mwanahamisi Hamadi
- Nimrod Taabu
- Mashirima Kapombe
- Jamila Mohamed
- Lulu Hassan
- Asha Mwilu (investigative reporter)
Quick Facts About Rashid Abdalla
Frequently Asked Questions About Rashid Abdalla
Who is Rashid Abdalla?
Abdalla is a well-known news anchor for Citizen TV. Prior to joining Citizen TV, he wrote for QTV.
How old is Rashid?
Rashid has not shared his date of birth with the public, as it is not documented anywhere as of 2020.
How tall is Rashid?
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Rashid has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.
Is Rashid Abdalla married?
Yes, he is married to Lulu Hassan. They got married in 2007 and together they have two children. The couple resides in Nairobi, Kenya, and the couple owns a simple but elegant home in Kwale County, Coast, where she resides with their children.
How much is Rashid Abdalla worth?
He has not yet revealed his net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under his name.
How much does Rashid make?
Lulu earns an estimated Ksh 300,000 plus over 100,000 in allowances while Rashid’s salary now is Ksh550,000, plus other allowances and perks.
Where does Rashid live?
He is a resident of Nairobi, Kenya, we shall upload pictures of her house as soon as we have them.
Is Rashid dead or alive?
He is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Rashid now?
Rashid is pursuing his career in journalism. He is working as a news reporter at WSVN since 2016.
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