Sarah Hassan, a Kenyan actress, model, producer, and TV host, has captured the hearts of audiences with her captivating performances and radiant presence on screen.
Born on September 5, 1988, in Mombasa, Kenya, Sarah’s journey in the entertainment industry has been nothing short of remarkable. Let’s take a closer look at her early life, education, career achievements, and personal milestones.
Early Life and Education:
Sarah Hassan was born to Lucian and Hassan in Mombasa, Kenya. Growing up as the only child in her family, Sarah spent most of her childhood in Mombasa. She completed her O-levels at Machakos Girls High School and later pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. However, despite her academic achievements, Sarah chose to follow her passion for acting and filmmaking.
Sarah Hassan’s career took off in 2009 when she landed the lead role of Tanya in the popular comedy-drama TV show, “Tahidi High.” Her exceptional beauty and talent quickly gained recognition, making her a prominent figure in the Kenyan film scene. She went on to appear in various TV series and films, including “Demigods,” “Saints,” “Changes,” “House of Lungula,” and “Plan B.”
Alongside her acting career, Sarah also ventured into hosting and modeling. She worked as a host on shows like “Mashariki Mix” at Mnet Africa, “Discovery +254” at Nation Media Group, and “Mashariki Max” at Startimes Tanzania. Additionally, she became a spokesperson for the local fashion industry, further showcasing her versatility and passion for the entertainment world.
In 2017, Sarah tied the knot with Martin Dale, whom she first met at the gym. The couple celebrated their wedding ceremony in Karura Forest, Kenya. In April 2019, they welcomed their first child, a baby boy, adding joy and fulfillment to their lives.
Achievements and Recognition:
Throughout her career, Sarah Hassan has garnered numerous accolades for her outstanding performances. She received the Best Actress award for “Tahidi High” at the Chaguo la Teeniez Awards in 2011 and the Best Supporting Actress Award for “House of Lungula” at the Kalasha Awards in 2013.
She also won the Best TV Host Award for “Discovery +254” at the Kalasha Awards in 2015 and the Best Actress award for “Plan B” at the Kalasha Awards in 2019. In addition, her short film “The Company You Keep” received the Best Short Film award at the LA Shorts Awards in 2018.
Sarah Hassan’s journey from Mombasa to becoming a beloved Kenyan actress, model, producer, and TV host is a testament to her talent, dedication, and passion for the entertainment industry. With her charming presence on screen and notable achievements, Sarah continues to inspire and entertain audiences in Kenya and beyond. Follow her on Instagram (@hassansarah) and Twitter (@sn_hassan) to stay updated on her exciting ventures.