Larry Madowo Bio, Wiki
Larry Madowo is a Kenyan journalist, international correspondent, broadcaster, and writer. Currently, he serves as a North America Correspondent for the BBC, based in Washington, DC. Madowo was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2020. He was also ranked among the Most Influential Africans 2018 by NewAfrican Magazine. Madowo’s career has included stints in New York, Nairobi, London, and Johannesburg.
Additionally, he was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Business and Economics Journalism at Columbia University. There, Madowo earned a master’s degree. He has reported from around the world and is a digital pioneer with over 4 million followers on social media.
Larry Madowo Age
He was born on July 14, 1987,Siaya, Kenya. Madowo is 33 years old.
Larry Madowo Height
He is a man of average stature. Madowo stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (Appro. 1.75 m).
Larry Madowo Family
Madowo was born in Barding village in Siaya County and grew up in Siaya, Kisumu, and Nairobi. His father Mr. Madowo died in 1994 when he was 7 years old. Madowo’s mother, Treazer Anyango Madowo, was a primary school teacher. She was a divisional Knut official who enthusiastically took part in the 1997 strike. Treazer rallied her colleagues to go out onto the streets following a strike directive from the then KNUT officials John Katumanga and Ambrose Adongo Adeya. Madowo’s mother died in 2001 leaving him and his only sibling Liz Madowo orphans. Liz is a graduate of Moi University and a stylist as well as a fashion blogger.
Larry Madowo Wife
Madowo is not married and does not have a girlfriend. However, there were rumors some time ago that he and NTV colleague Victoria Rubadiri were dating but they both denied the rumors.
Larry Madowo Education
He enrolled in Usingo and Karapul primary schools. Madowo then attended St Gabriel’s Seminary for secondary education. He had aimed to train as a Catholic priest, but by the time he finished high school, it changed. Madowo graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree from Daystar University, located in Athi River Machakos County near Nairobi in June 2014. Subsequently, he graduated from Columbia receiving a Master of Arts in Business and Economics Journalism on 20 May 2020.
Larry Madowo BBC News
On 9 April 2019, Madowo was named among the 2019-2020 Knight-Bagehot Fellows at Columbia University. In July the same year, he said he was taking a sabbatical from the BBC for his fellowship at Columbia Journalism School. Madowo returned to the BBC to serve as a North America Correspondent in the summer of 2020 with a report from a Coronavirus Unit in Houston, Texas. He covers across the United States primarily for BBC World News and the BBC World Service. Madowo has filed reports from Georgia, New York, Louisiana, as well as South and North Carolina.
Additionally, his reporting on the 2020 US election and inauguration of President Joe Biden has been recognized around the world. Madowo has interviewed some of the world’s most prominent people such as presidents, world-famous artists, global CEOs, and Sophia the Robot. In March 2020, Madowo gained a Young Global Leader named by the World Economic Forum. In June 2020, he became nominated as a One Young World Journalist of the Year. The New African magazine has named Madowo twice among the 100 Most Influential Africans.
Larry Madowo African Shirts
Modowo loves being in African Ankara Fashion shirts, especially when he is broadcasting. His sister Liz is a stylish, probably his stylish too.
Larry Madowo House
Madowo showed off his big living room while working from home. His house is located in the capital of the United States, Washington DC. It is well blended in colours, which make it appealing to visitors. The massive living room can be converted for various uses. Madowo’s colorful carpet is wide and covers almost the whole sitting area. The house looks appealing with a fireplace in view.
Larry Madowo Car
He has a taste for cars. Currently, Madowo drives a Mercedes Benz which costs KSh 5 million.
Larry Madowo Salary
He serves as a BBC Correspondent, therefore there is no doubt he receives a satisfactory salary. The average salary of Madowo is $1.5 million per year.
Larry Madowo Net Worth
He has worked as a journalist for many years. Therefore, there is no doubt he has amassed a decent wealth over the years. The estimated net worth of Madowo is $3 million.