Anne Kansiime is one of the best comedians in Uganda and East Africa. She started her acting career in 2007, majorly participating in drama skits. The Ugandan ribs cracker is also a TV host, businessperson, writer, and an actress who has featured in a number of films. Besides, she has performed in several places such as Nigeria, Rwanda, and London, thus the reason why she is termed as ‘Africa’s Queen of Comedy.’ Below is Anne Kansiime biography.
The standup comedian started her own comedy by posting sketch comedy videos on YouTube. She then became motivated after the number of her viewers increased each day.
Top facts about Kansiime Anne
Kansiime is also a singer, well known for doing children’s music. She found screen breakthrough after a Kenyan TV station, Citizen TV, gave her a chance to produce and present a comedy show once a week. It is after this that the comedian came up with, ‘Don’t Mess With Kansiime’ comedy show that captured many peoples’ attention. Here is Anne Kansiime biography, age, family, education, career, ex-husband, new boyfriend, salary, and net worth.
Anne Kansiime real name: Kansiime Kubiryaba Anne
Date of birth: April 13, 1986
Place of birth: Mparo, Rukiga District, Uganda
Zodiac sign: Aries
Anne Kansiime parents: names not known
Anne Kansiime twin sister: Allen Linsdell
Ex-husband: Gerald Ojok
Occupation: comedian, singer, actress, TV host
Twitter account: @kansiime256
Facebook account: Anne Kansiime
Anne Kansiime biography
The standup comedian was born in Mparo, presently Rukiga District, in the Western Region of Uganda. She was then raised in Mparo, which was part of Kabale District then.
Anne Kansiime’s father is a retired banker, while her mother is a housewife. However, information about Anne Kansiime siblings is not known except for her twin sister, Allen.
How old is Anne Kansiime?
Anne Kansiime age has been a common question among many people. The celebrated comedian was born in 1986, in Mparo, now Rukiga District, Uganda. She is 35 years as of 2021. Anne Kansiime’s birthday is on April 13.
The Ugandan comedian, Anne Kansiime family
Like most celebrities, Anne prefers keeping her personal life from the public eye. However, after much pressure from her fans, she posted a gorgeous photo of her family on social media. The post received responses, some of which claimed that Anne Kansiime’s mother looks young; one could think the two are just but sisters.
Her educational background
Anne went to Kabala primary school for her primary level education. She then joined Bweranyangi Girl’s Senior Secondary School in Bushenyi for her O- level and A- Level education. Later, she enrolled at Makerere University and pursued Bachelor of Arts in Social Science.
Kansiime started her acting career in 2007 while still in the university. She first joined drama skits that were performing at the Uganda National Theatre, in Kampala. After the Theatre Group broke up, she joined Fun Factory, which used to release plays every Thursday aired on NTV Uganda.
Later, she joined MiniBuzz series where she partnered with Brian Mulondo to release random comic videos about what passengers discussed. It is after this that she started doing her own comedy videos, which she started posting on her YouTube channel.
On November 2014, her channel grew with more than 15 million viewers. The Queen comedy has rose to fame since then and has even appeared on BBC Focus on Africa. Moreover, she has won awards such as African Entertaining Awards USA, Best Comedian’s Award 2015, Outstanding Female Comedian 2016, and Teeniez Funniest Comedian 2016.
Anne Kansiime ex-husband
However, there are rumors that the two broke up because Anne was earning more than Gerald was. On the contrary, in one of the interviews Kansiime stated that she felt that she had rushed into marriage.
Anne Kansiime new boyfriend
After breaking up with Gerald, she moved on and met with the love of her life. She then went ahead to post their stunning photos on social media, which received congratulatory messages from her fans.
Anne’s current boyfriend is a Ugandan singer named Tukahiirwa Abraham, aka Skylanta. The two lovebirds seem happy together as they have been seen hanging out several times.
Anne Kansiime salary
Kansiime makes money from different sources including entertainment industry and writing. Besides, she runs a number of businesses that pay her well. However, information about her monthly salary is still under review.
Anne Kansiime net worth
Apart from comedy and writing, Kansiime has also signed endorsements with big companies that have paid her well. She is now ranked among the richest comedians in East Africa. Her net worth is estimated at $1.5 million as per 2021.
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