Sarah Hassan is an award winning Kenyan actress, producer and TV presenter born on September 5, 1988.
Sarah was born and raised in Mobassa.
She is the only child of her parents; Lucian and Hassan.
Tanya as fondly called, is half Kamba and half Coasyarian (Arab).
She attended the Machakos Girls High School and later got a Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculure and Technology.
She was among the top most 100 influential young Kenyans in 2016.
She had moved to Los Angeles, California in January 2016 for two and a half years to study and learn more about the film industry where she had produced and co-directed a short film “The Company You Keep”.
Sarah Hassan started acting at the age of 5 and already boast of major roles in TV several TV series and movies.
She came through professionally in 2009 with a role in the TV Show “Tahidi High” as Tanya and that marked the beginning of her breakthrough in the Kenyan movie industry.
She followed up with roles as Leah on Jane & Abel and in 2013’s House of Lungula.
She also starred in the TV series; Demigods, Saint and Changes.
She is known to have co-starred with Wunmi Mosaku in the 2010 film “I Am a Slave”.
She produced and featured on the television film “Plan B” (2019) alongside Daniel Etim Effiong. The film already enjoyed over one million views on Youtube in its first two weeks of its release.
Awards & Nominations
Hassan has won numerous awards which include:
- Chaguo la Teeniez awards for Best actress (2011)
- 2013 Kalasha Awards for Best Supporting Actress
- 2015 Kalasha Awards for Discovery +254
Hassan got married to Martin Dale on February 25, 2017 and their union is blessed with a child. She also revealed that she met her husband at the gym.
Sarah Hassan is one of the most influential Kenyan actress with an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Social Media Profile
- Instagram @hassansarah
- Twitter @sn_hassan
- Facebook – Sarah Hassan