Kanze Dena Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Kanze Dena

Kanze Dena is a Kenyan journalist who is currently serving as the Spokesperson, Executive Office of the President, Republic of Kenya and Head of the President's Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU).

She previously worked as a news anchor, specializing in entertainment, political interviews and current affairs and worked with major networks, including Citizen TV and Kenya Broadcasting Corporation television network.
We'd be seeing Kanze Dena's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, siblings, spouse, education, career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about her.
Don't forget to drop us a comment and share with your friends at the end of the article.

Kanze Dena Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick rundown on Kanze Dena's profile and a few things you'd love to know about her:
Full name: Kellen Beatrice Kanze Dena
Born: 12th April 1980
Age: 41 years (2021)
Nationality: Kenyan
Education: Foundation College of Professional Studies
Spouse(s): Nick Mararo
Children: Nathaniel Amani
Occupation: Journalist
Net worth

Kellen Beatrice Kanze Dena Biography and Educational Background

Kanze Dena was born on the 12th of April, 1980 Duruma parents, which is part of the Mijikenda community, and who initially resided in Mazeras in Kwale. She was raised by a single mother after her father left when she was four years old and grew up in various parts of Kenya including Kwale, and Nairobi.

She attended Kianjokoma Primary School (today = St. Matthews Mixed Boarding Primary School) for her primary education and Kieni Girls High School for secondary education (O-Levels), graduating in 1997.

After her O-level, she attempted to join the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) but it wasn't successful. After trying for some time, she resorted to studying Journalism and Mass Communication at Foundation College of Professional Studies.


Kanze Dena interned for Kenya Broadcasting Corporation(KBC) radio station as a Swahili newsreader. She was later employed at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation(KBC) TV as a news anchor alongside her co-anchor Badi Muhsin. 

After working at KBC for over six years, she crossed over the Citizen TV where she rose to become a household name in the Kenyan media. At Citizen TV, she co-anchored with Lulu Hassan on the Citizen TV's 'Nipashe Wikendi'.

Dena served as a Deputy State House Spokesperson and Deputy Head, PSCU in charge of coordinating digital, messaging, research, branding and press at State House in an effort of the Uhuru Kenyatta pushing the Big Four agenda and legacy building. 

She currently serves as the Spokesperson in the Executive Office of the President and head of the President's Strategic Communication Unit (PSU).

Personal Life

In 2019, Kanze Dena got married to her boyfriend, Nick Mararo. The wedding, which was an invite-only ceremony was held at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia County. Mr Mararo is the CEO of Mobilesure Kenya, a mobile medical insurance firm that offers medical insurance cover whereby customers buy daily cover through their mobile phones as airtime.
Dena is a devoted Christain.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Kanze Dena on:
Twitter @KanzeDena
Instagram @kanze_dena

Thanks for reading along. What do you think?
Next Post »