Marion Wambui (Mama Olive)

  • Marion Wambui (Mama Olive)
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Marion Wambui has always been confident since she was a little girl. While she was a journalism student at the University of Nairobi she managed to convince the judges that she had an inborn talent and the rest as they say is history.
Marion has starred in over seven TV programmes including Mother In-law, Higher Leaning, Wash and Set and Saints. She has also been featured in several plays which has made her become one of the most sought after actress/thespian today, but all these has not been a walk in the park.
She is one of the main actresses in the popular local TV series Mother-in-law playing as 'Mama Olive' – Charlie's first wife,
She draws inspiration from American actress Kerry Washington and strength from her family which fully supports her acting career.
In her free time, Marion likes to swim and visit her favorite restaurant with friends.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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