Revered media personality Sheila Mwanyigha is the newest public figure in Kenya to attain 1 million followers on Instagram.
The MD and editor of Rembesha magazine took to the photo and video-sharing site Thursday afternoon to break the great news. She described the achievement as incredible and thanked her million-strong fanbase for making it possible.
“To have crossed the One Million follower mark on #instagram is incredible🎉🎉🎉 I’m grateful for your encouragement, love and support. Thanks a million for being there for it all 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽( ps: There are a million more thank you notes on stories 😊),” wrote the former NTV presenter.
The ‘SheilaLivesOutLoud’ host and producer was inundated with congratulatory messages from her fans as she joined the growing millionaire’s club that hosts the likes of Eric Omondi, Akothee, Betty Kyallo, Churchill, Huddah, DJ Mo, Larry Madowo, Octopizzo, Sauti Sol, Vera Sidika, Jalang’o, Size 8, Bahati, Avril, and Catherine Kamau alias Kate Actress. Lupita doesn’t count. Lol.
Of the above, Kate Actress was the most gracious in welcoming the new member as she shared an amusing rapport with Sheila Mwanyigha.
“Welcome to the club we have meetings every Wednesday 😂,” wrote Kate Actress.
Sheila responded: “@kate_actress 😹😹😹😹😹😹 this is why you will always be loved 🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗😹😹😹😹.” She added: “I hereby accept membership forthwith thereof.”
In her response, Kate referenced an old Sheila song, ‘Mapenzi Tele’, writing: “@sheilamwanyigha we love you too ❤️❤️ WACHA TUKUPE MAPENZI TELE 🎵 🎤”
To which Sheila replied: “my strongholds forever🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗.”
Other celebrities who congratulated Sheila included singer Fena Gitu who let the cat of out the bag that they are cousins. “Wow!! Go cuz! ❤️” she wrote.
NTV’s The Trend host Amina added: “🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽”
Chris Kirwa commented: “Congratulations”
Singer/ TV host Kambua added: “💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾”