Comedian Timothy Kimani, popularly known as Njugush, has revealed the first salary he was paid at the start of his career as an entertainer.
Njugush’s confession was in response to a tweet who had asked netizens to share details of their first salary and which job it was.
The comedian answered by saying that his first monthly salary was Sh2,800 on a show on television.
The exploitative producer of the TV show kept telling Njugush to ignore the peanuts he was being paid and take advantage of the platform and exposure he was getting.
@tyrus asked; “Quote this with your very first salary and what job it was. Personally started off at a cyber café in makings Sh8000.”
Njugush answered by tweeting; “Utumbuizaji kwenye runinga sh2800 taslimu.”
Utumbuizaji kwenye runinga 2,800kshs Taslim
— NJUGUSH (@BlessedNjugush) September 10, 2018
Another tweep asked; “Per day ama?”
The comedian answered; “per month ….. malipo main ilikuwa platform.”
Although Njugush did not mention the TV show, in his previous interviews he had mentioned comedy show ‘Hapa Kule News’ as one of his first jobs in the industry.