Tallia Oyando, popularly referred to as The Night Nurse, a name borrowed from Gregory Isaac’s classic Reggae song, Tallia is one of the most popular Kenyans in the media industry. In this article, we look at the biography of Tallia Oyando, The Night Nurse.
Tallia Oyando Age and Place of Birth
Tallia was born and raised in Nyanza County in an artistic family. Her father, Maurice Oyando is a renown producer and her mother has always been supportive of the arts. She was born on the 26th of February in 1987 and all along was a music enthusiast.
Tallia Oyando Education Background
Information on Tallia’s educational background is scanty and she has only mentioned in a past interview that she had to move to three different high schools because of the infamous bullying that used to happen. Bullying in high schools was a rampant occurrence pushing several students to depression, anxiety and stressful episodes.
Tallia Oyando Career Journey
When she was just a teenager aged 17, she joined a music group named Talma which was a hit in the country at that time producing songs such as Jambo Rafiki which commendably won the team an Emmy Award.
Her musical career did not end there as she pushed on further doing songs with collaborations with stars such as AY from Tanzania, the late E-Sir with whom she did a song titled ‘Hamunitishi’ and CMB Prezzo.
Tallia then went on to radio as a host over Reggae shows. She worked at Homeboyz Radio for a long while before her recent move to Radio Jambo hosting a night Reggae show titled Reggae Wave that runs from Monday to Friday.
Tallia Oyando Personal Life, Husband, Family
Tallia is married to a top producer in Kenya named Ezekiel Onyango who is the Chief Executive Officer of Film Crew Africa. He has won one of his projects a Golden Globe Award in the past. The two have a son named Lyric who is dear to his parents. The boy is notably raised in a Rastafari-style having already locked his hair into dreadlocks.
Tallia Oyando Net worth and Assets
Tallia makes a good earning from her work on radio and television. Apart from work in media, she has endorsement contracts and brand advertising that offer her an additional income.
Tallia Oyando Contacts
Instagram – @talliaoyando