This is all you need to know about Jalang’o, also known as Felix Odiwour, a Kenyan comedian, radio and television presenter, actor and event manager. Nicknamed Jalas, he is also the CEO of Arena media. Odiwour came to the attention of many portraying Jalang’o’s character in Citizen TV, Papa Shirandula.
Bitch’o Early Life
The multi-talented media personality was born and raised in Homa Bay County. From a very humble background, Jalang’o’s parents were just indigenous farmers who would work hard every day to put food on the table. In the worst of times, some of the basic needs were hard to come by and this made Jalang’o work hard and he became the transformer he is today in his family. Greetings from a poor family made it difficult for him to get school fees, but that did not stop him from dreaming of becoming one of the leading media figures in Kenya and Africa.
Jalang’o went to Homa Bay Lake Elementary School where he walked miles every morning and evening. To cover school schedules, Jalang’o would wake up very early in the morning and walk the entire distance to be in class on time.
After his primary education, Jalango joined Maseno National School in Kisumu Prefecture. Despite his good grades and performance, in the O-level exams, his father could not pay the secondary education tuition. This forced his father to organize a fundraiser to fund his high school studies. This worked when friends and relatives came to his rescue and he was able to continue his education.
Jalang’o made his career debut as a radio station on Kiss FM in late 2008. In 2012, he joined Radio Maisha. In 2017 he left Radio Maisha and joined Hot 96 FM in a position he held for a year until 2018 before moving to Radio Milele. Jalang’o returned to the spot where he began his radio career on Kiss 100 radio in July 2020, as a morning presenter with Caroline Mutuko. He is currently the host of the Kiss 100 morning show with Kamene Goro.
The media personality also has a youtube online channel where he hosts and interviews other media personalities as well as updates throughout Kenya and Africa as a whole.
Jalang’o is married to his wife Amina Chao. The couple was walking down the aisle at a private traditional wedding attended by hundreds of friends, family members and other celebrities. The traditional wedding ceremony took place in Syokimau and was attended by several celebrities, including comedian MC Jessy, radio co-host Alex Mwakideu, Robert Burale, Ted Kwaka aka Big Ted, Chris Kirwa, Jasper Muthomi and Tom Japanni
Jalang’o was previously married to Cheptoek Boyo, a media personality, but things did not go well between the two and they asked him to stop citing incompatible issues. The then couple accompanied their only daughter
Working as a radio station on Kiss 100, Jalang’o receives a monthly salary of about Kes500,000. The comedian is also a businessman and earns an unknown amount of money from his businesses.
Bitch’o Net Worth
Jalang’o has an estimated net worth of $ 500K $. His career as a media personality and entrepreneur is his main source of income.