This year’s Miss World Kenya event was held at The Trademark Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Last year’s event was cancelled due to the Covid-19 restrictions.
The colorful ceremony was attended by various personalities, including Size 8, President Uhuru’s son Jomo Kenyatta and ICT CS Joe Mucheru.
16 contestants made it to this year’s finals, but only one took the crown.
Who Won Miss World Kenya 2021?
Sharon Obara was crowned Miss World Kenya 2021. She was overwhelmed with joy and burst into tears as her name was called out.
Other finalists were Chantou Kwamboka and Mwihaki Njogu, who were first and second runners up respectively. The people’s choice award was received by Mokeira Onchiri.
What Is the Duty Of Miss World Kenya?
Individuals crowned Miss World Kenya get to participate in various charity events organized by the Miss World Kenya franchise office. The reigning beauty is also expected to run a project in a field that they are passionate about, dubbed Beauty With A Purpose.
For this, they will get to earn a stipend.
As Miss World Kenya winner, Sharon Obara got to walk home with Ksh. 250,000 prize money.
She will represent Kenya at the Miss World competition in Puerto Rico which will be held on 16th, December 2021.
All You Need to Know About Sharon Obara, Miss Kenya 2021
Sharon Obara is a final year student at Kenyatta University, pursuing a degree in Psychology. She says that her biggest fear is a mediocre life, sounds like a go-getter, don’t you think?
Obara is passionate about mental health, an issue that has been of particular concern due the Covid-19 pandemic.
“The pandemic has taken a toll on a lot of people especially mentally, so we are championing inclusivity and ways in which we can help each other to make ourselves better and tomorrow even better”
– Sharon Obara.
The beauty took to Twitter to thank her fans for their support.
Dear twitter family..
I came to you asking for your support as I started this journey and you really came through for me.Not only did I carry the crown home but I also got to be top 3 on the people's choice!All because of you🥺❤❤
I appreciate it from the bottom of my heart🇰🇪🥂 pic.twitter.com/QA532dpM6t
— Sharon Obara (@SharonObara) August 29, 2021
Meet the Miss Kenya 2021 Judges
Madam Terry Mungai is the founder and CEO of Ashleys Kenya Ltd, which owns Ashley’s Hair and Beauty Academy. Besides being an accomplished cosmetologist, Terry Mungai is a banker.
A well known name in the Kenyan entertainment circles, Thomas Kwaka aka Big Ted is one of the most sought-after Kenyan emcees. He is also Creative Economy Champion at the State House.
The motivational speaker and preacher is known for his candid talks, sharing his experiences and giving advice to the youth. Burale is the director of the RB company.
Graham Shaw, MBE
Mr. Shaw is an accomplished businessman, with investments in Amana Capital, Afsat Africa, and Ramani Geosystems.
He is also the CEO of Wilken Group of Companies, which owns a number of private companies in the aviation, technology and logistics industries.
She is a well known name and face that has graced Kenyans’ screens. Victoria Rubadiri is a news anchor that has worked for Nation Media Group, and currently stationed at Royal Media Services-owned Citizen TV.
In September 2020, she won the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. She will be heading to London for 3 months of training at the BBC Academy after winning the award.
An experienced travel consultant, Magline Cheruto is Miss World Kenya 2017.
She currently works at the marketing department of the Kenya Tourism Board.
Franklyne Herbert Asoyo is Mr. World Kenya 2019/2020.
Asoyo is an Electrical and Electronics Engineering graduate from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
Who were the previous Miss World Kenya (2017-2021)
These were the previous Miss World Kenya crown holders;
2017 – Magline Jeruto
The beauty queen was in the top 5 finalists of the global Miss World 2017 pageant.
2018 – Finali Galaiya
Finali is also a former KTN TV presenter, Miss India Kenya and Miss Attitude East Africa.
2019 – Maria Nyamai Wavinya
The 21-year-old is a journalism student at Mount Kenya University.
2021 – Sharon Obara
As previously mentioned, the pageant was cancelled in 2020 due to the CoronaVirus pandemic.
At C.O.K we congratulate Sharon Obara for winning Miss World Kenya 2021 and wish her all the best in her endeavors.
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