She rose to fame when she appeared in P-Unit‘s single, “You Guy,” released in 2012. Vera was also rated as one of Kenya’s most controversial women due to her lavish lifestyle.
Vera Sidika was born 30 September 1989 and grew up in Mombasa, Kenya. She is 33 years old.
She attended her primary and high school education at top primary and secondary schools in Mombasa. Vera gained admission into Kenyatta University after moving to Nairobi in 2009. She studied art and design, and this also opened opportunities for her in her career.
Vera began her career at the early age of 17, she was a plus-size model and contested for other models and fashion shows.
She came into the limelight in 2012 after appearing in P-Unit‘s single “You Guy“. In 2014, she was also featured in Prezzo’s single, “My Gal.” She has worked with other notable artists both locally and internationally, such as Nigerian musicians like Skiibii and Harrysong, who appeared as a video vixen titled “Ebaeno” in November 2015, She has also been featured in top media outlets like the New York Post and BBC Africa.
As an entrepreneur, she launched Veetox tea, on May 21, 2017. Veetox tea is a herbal detox that helps people reduce bloating, burn belly fat, and clean the digestive system. She is also the founder of a beauty brand that includes cosmetics and personal care products called VS Spa, a brand based in Mombasa. She also owns a skincare company called Zuri Glow Skincare, which is based in Nairobi.
In 2015, she appeared in a reality show called Nairobi Diaries, with other Kenyan celebrities like Silvia Njoki, Ella Ciru, Gertrude Murunga, Kiki Diang’a, and Marjolein Blokland. The show was about successful women in Kenya.
In 2014, Vera was accused of lightening her skin, but she admitted to her accuser that she did that in the UK. She said her skin cost her over KSh15 million ($125,000). She told Larry Madowo, in an interview that
“My body is my business and it is a money-maker.”
She was in a relationship with Kenyan singer Otile Brown, but they departed in August 2018. She had a serious affair with Tanzanian singer, Jimmy Chansa, for a couple of years before they departed too.
Vera Sidika got married to singer, Brown Mauzo on the 19th of October 2020. It was a private wedding strictly attended by family members and close friends.
Vera Sidika set tongues wagging on Wednesday, October 5, after revealing that she had undergone surgery to reduce her big booty. The 33-year-old revealed in an Instagram post that she was forced to go under the knife due to ‘health risks and complications’.
The beauty shared a photo of her transformation journey which she termed as unbelievable, leaving a section of her over two million followers in shock.
Some were quick to point out that Vera had lost nearly half of her bum after the surgery.
The former video vixen, however, said she had come to terms with her new self and urged other women to love themselves and avoid unnecessary body transformations which may ruin their future.
“This has been the hardest phase in my life, Due to health risks & complications, I had to undergo surgery. It’s still very unbelievable but I’ve come to terms with it & learnt to love myself regardless. Ladies; pls learn to love yourself & don’t ever let peer pressure rush u into things that will ruin you in future,” Vera said.
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Vera Sidika is a serial entrepreneur and one of the most influential musicians in Kenya, her net worth is estimated to be $400,000-$800,000.
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