Felix Odiwour commonly known as Jalang’o is a Kenyan entrepreneur, actor, director, comedian and radio presenter. He is known for his green suit and a leopard print shirt. He is also the CEO of Arena media, an event organizing company. Felix is mostly known for his role as Jalang’o in Citizen TV’s Papa Shirandula.
This widely known comedian was born and raised in Homa Bay County. He hails from a very humble background where his parents were just native farmers who would work hard every day to provide for their basic needs. At the worst of moments, some of the basic needs were hard to come by. Their family went through numerous hardships, and in some instances, the most basic need, food was considered a luxury.
Felix Odiwuor began his primary education in Homa Bay Lake Primary School which was a long distance from his home. He would wake up very early in the morning and walk the entire distance for him to catch up with the school programs
Jalango got a calling letter to join Maseno National school in Kisumu county, but there was a problem at home, despite his exemplary performance in the O level exams, his father could not afford to pay his secondary school fees, worse still, it was a national school whose fees and entry requirements were slightly demanding than the local schools around. The dad then had to call a few of his friends and relatives and organized for fundraising to finance his high school studies.
FELIX ODOUR CV
He made his first radio presentation in Kiss 100, and after that, he moved to Radio Maisha, the best-ranked radio station in this country. Jalango later moved to hot 96 FM where he was hosting one of the biggest shows together with one of the most celebrated television personalities bar none, Jeff Koinange. Jalango has now moved to Milele FM where he is expected to host a show with his former workmate Alex Mwakideu.
Jalango became famous after his first appearance in the Papa Shirandula show on citizen TV. It was a plan for him and Otoyo to appear in a single scene where they were to be the relatives of Wilbroda- Papa Shirandula’s wife. They were to attend their sister’s wedding ceremony and represent other relatives from Ugenya- Wilbroda’s rural home. Since this was the only scene they were to perform, they did their best until they were incorporated in the other skits.
he is married to Amina Chao and did wedding together
The personality whose real name is Felix Oduwour, made his relationship official with a private traditional wedding to his bride this past Saturday (26.10.19).
The traditional wedding ceremony which was held in Syokimau was attended by a number of celebrities among them fellow comedian MC Jessy, radio co-host Alex Mwakideu, Robert Burale, Jasper Muthomi, Tom Japanni, Ted Kwaka aka Big Ted and Chris Kirwa.
With no doubt “Mzee Jalas” was married to Cheptoek Boyo, a media personality. After some period of living together things did not work out well for them, and they got separated. The two are now co-parenting their only daughter.
JALANGO SALARY AND SALARY
Insider information shows that felix odour generates a lot of income from the various businesses he has ventured into. Besides doing radio, he owns a company –Arena Media which offers different services such as marketing, brand launches and hosting various events with its latest event being the Sauti Kuu foundation where the guest of honor was the retired president of USA Barrack Obama. He also has various achievements in his rural home. Jalango house which is constructed in his homeland is one of the most expensive investments he has made.
Jalango is 37 years old as 2020