Larry Madowo’s Impactful Career and Accomplishments: “Renowned Journalist and Broadcaster


Larry Madowo is a Kenyan CNN international correspondent and host of the African Voices Changemakers and Playmakers series.

He was born and raised in various parts of Kenya. Madowo attended Usingo and Karapul primary schools and later went on to join St Gabriels Seminary for Secondary education. His intended career to pursue was as a Catholic Priest but had a change of heart after completing his secondary education and went on to college to study broadcast journalism.

Before joining CNN he was a North America Correspondent for the BBC including anchoring Breaking News and presenting BBC World News America from Washington, DC. He began his career in the capital of Kenya, Nairobi being a trainee reporter for KTN and later went on to secure a position at NTV Kenya as a Business anchor.

Larry briefly anchored business and financial news at CNBC Africa before making a return to NTV but later resigned on March 2018 to join the BBC. He hosted The Larry Madowo show on Nation FM from 2014 until late June 2016. In his home country Kenya he is best known for hosting the trend a popular Friday night show.

His great journalism skill has enabled him to interview some of the world’s prominent people including artists and Global CEOs.

Larry Madowo Age and Place of Birth

How old is Madowo? Madowo is 35 years old as of 2023. He was born on 14 July 1987 in Siaya Kenya.

Madowo’s Height and weight

He stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches and has a moderate weight of 75 kg.


Media personality Madowo is the son of Treazer Anyango Madowo unfortunately he lost his father at a young age so not much is known about him. He has a younger sister Liz Madowow who is a graduate of Moi University as a stylist and fashion blogger.

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $8.5 million attributed to his successful journalism career.