Professor Hamo biography, age, family, education, wife, child, career, house, cars, and net worth


Prof Hamo is a Kenyan comedian who has stayed in the comedy industry for some time now. He is also an MC, Events host, and a brand ambassador for StarTimes. Besides, Prof Hamo is a radio host at HOT 96 FM alongside Citizen TV news anchor Jeff Koinange. Have you been wondering about Professor Hamo biography?

Professor Hamo biography
Professor Hamo, one of the best comedians in Kenya

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Prof Hamo attended several auditions before he made it to the comedy industry. Interestingly, he is now one of the best comedians in Churchill Show, aired on NTV every Sunday.

Top facts about Professor Hamo

Apart from being one of the best comedians in Kenya, Hamo is also among the most celebrated artists in east Africa. Let us know more about his biography, age, family, education, wife, child, career, house, cars, and net worth.

Prof Hamo profile

Real name:                 Herman Gakobo Kago

Date of birth:             July 5, 1980

Hometown:                Nakuru, Kenya

Nationality:                Kenyan

Siblings:                     7

College:                     Kisumu Polytechnic

Status:                        Married

Children:                     3

Occupation:                Comedian, Radio host

Role model:                 Dr. Miguna Miguna

Twitter account:         @HamoProf

Instagram account:     @hamoprof

Professor Hamo biography

Prof Hamo was born on July 5, 1980, to his father, the late James Wachira, and his mother (name not known) in Nakuru, Kenya. He is the fifth born in a family of eight. Hamo and his siblings were raised in the military base in Lanet, as their father was an army officer.

Professor Hamo
Professor Hamo

Churchill Show comedian, Professor Hamo age

Professor Hamo’s birthday is on July 5 of every year. He is 41 years as of 2021.

Professor Hamo family

Hamo comes from a family of eight siblings, with him being the fifth born. His father was a military officer, while his mother a homemaker. In one of the interviews, he disclosed that none of his siblings is in the limelight. Sadly, Prof Hamo’s father, James Wachira, succumbed to a heart attack on 5 October 2016.

His education history

Herman Gakobo Kago attended Kenyatta primary and later transferred to Nakuru East primary school, from which he sat for his KCPE exams. He then joined Nakuru Day for his secondary education.

Later he went to Kisumu Polytechnic, pursuing a Diploma course in electrical engineering. He then dropped out after two years, claiming that he never had an interest in the course.

His comedy career

After dropping out of college, he went to Nakuru theatre and joined the Tamasha band as a vocalist. He as well joined theatre groups for performing high school set books that contributed to his comedy career.

Prof Hamo performing on Churchill Show
Prof Hamo performing on Churchill Show

One day after learning that Churchill Show had auditions, he traveled to Nairobi to try his luck. Unfortunately, things never went as planned as judges chased him away from the stage.

Without losing hope, he traveled back to Nakuru and continued attending more auditions. In one of the interviews, Hamo said that he attended six auditions before he got a chance to perform on Churchill on the Road Nakuru Edition. He then found a breakthrough after his show was uploaded on YouTube and went viral.

Professor Hamo wife

Unlike most celebrities, the stand-up comedian prefers keeping his family from the public. He has never posted photos of his wife or children on social media. However, he once said that he is happily married to one beautiful wife, and they have three children.

Professor Hamo children

Hamo is a family man, although he has never disclosed any information about his wife. The two are blessed with three children, but their names are not in public.

Professor Hamo salary

Hamo has never talked about how much he earns from Churchill Show to anyone. However, the comedian pocketed more than Ksh. 10 million for his one-year contract with StarTimes.

Professor Hamo salary at Hot 96

Hamo also co-hosts the breakfast show at HOT 96 with Jeff Koinange, one of the highest-paid journalists in Kenya. Although he has not said about how much he earns, it is believed beyond doubt that he pockets a good amount of money.

Jeff Koinane and Professor Hamo hosting breakfast show at Hot 96
Jeff Koinane and Professor Hamo hosting breakfast show at Hot 96

Professor Hamo house

The comedian’s family resides in Nakuru, but he has never posted a photo of his house. We will keep you updated immediately we get the information.

Professor Hamo cars

Hamo has been seen severally driving different cars. In April 2020, he was spotted driving a red ranger rover with a number plate KBY 700D. However, with his low-key life, nobody can tell of how many cars the comedian has.

Hamo and two of his cars
Hamo and two of his cars

Prof Hamo net worth

The Kenyan comedian earns from both comedy and hosting a show at HOT 96. Moreover, he has had endorsements with big companies such as StarTimes that have paid him well. His net worth is still under review.

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