Sarah Hassan Biography: Parents, Son, Age, Husband, Tribe, Education, Net Worth

Sarah Hassan (born 5 September 1988) is a multiple-award-winning Kenyan actress. She is best known for playing Tanya in the comedy-drama Tahidi High. Playing the role on the local television show gained her prominence.

She is playing Zora on the love drama series Zora Citizen TV. Apart from acting, Sarah is a fashion model and television presenter. Many Kenyan viewers know her for being the host of the Wedding Show on Citizen TV.

Sarah Hassan
Sarah Hassan biography
Sarah Hassan best known as Zora on Citizen TV drama series Zora multiple-award-winning Kenyan actress.
Background Information
Name: Sarah Hassan
Date of Birth: 5 September 1988 (age 33)
Place of Birth: Mombasa Kenya:
Nationality: Kenyan
Ethnicity: Black
Education: Actuarial Science
Alma mater: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
Children: 1
Spouse • Husband: Martin Dale
Career: Actress • Host
Years active: 2007
Net Worth: Kshs. 150 Million

Early Life

She was born on 5 September 1988 in Mombasa town, Mombasa County, Kenya. The dazzling beauty is the only child of her parents Lucian and Hassan. She started being involved in entertaining people from an early stage. Sarah started to act when she was five years old.


She studied in Machakos Girls High School. After graduating from secondary school, Sarah enrolled to study for a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

The actress enrolled at the prestigious New York Film Academy in 2016. This gained her both exposure and experience to be an actor.


She made her first appearance as an actress in 2009 after landing the lead role of Tanya in Tahidi High. The comedy-drama local television show was loved and gained massive views.

She is beautiful and talented which has been the perfect combination. Many know her as an actress, however, she is also a model.

As a television host, she was behind a reality show that aired on Maisha Max.

In 2013, she replaced Noni Gathoni as the host of The Wedding Show on Citizen TV. She worked as the host of the show for a year and left in 2014.

She was also cast in the film titled Crime and Justice on Showmax as a detective. Apart from establishing herself through acting, she is also a renowned model. Sarah is active and has worked in the Kenyan fashion industry.


In 2011, she won the Best Actress award at Tahidi High at the Chaguo la Teeniez Awards

In 2013, Sarah was the recipient of the Best Supporting Actress Award at House of Lungula at the Kalasha Awards

She also received the Best TV Host Award at Discovery +254 during the 2015 Kalasha Awards.

Personal Life

After a short period of dating, the beautiful actress was engaged by the man she so much love. He proposed marriage to her though she didn’t expect it, in her words it was an “unexpected turn of events”.

The couple attended even her hubby and her friends planned. This was where her then-boyfriend proposed to her. He kneeled and asked her to marry him and gave the “Yes” reply.

She and her husband Martin Dale exchanged their marriage vows in a garden wedding. The ceremony took place at Karura Forest in Nairobi on 25 February 2017.

Sarah met Martin Dale at a gym located in the Westlands area, Nairobi, Kenya. Eventually, they became friends and started a romantic relationship.

Dale is from Nigeria and they have been a couple since 2015. She and her husband welcomed a bouncing baby boy in 2019. 

Social Media

Sara is an avid user of social media and the platform serves as a means for her to reach most of her fans. She regularly shares pictures and videos.

On 22 February 2022, she shared a picture of the movie she is featured in. The movie titled Crime and Justice Season 1 and 2 she said was up. Apart from work, she shares pictures of moments worth remembering.

She has over 1 million followers on her Instagram account @hassansarah. 


Other onscreen acting credits to her name include;

  • Demigods
  • Saints
  • Changes
  • Sakata
  • House of Lungula
  • Jane and Abel
  • Live or Die
  • Now that you’re here
  • Discovery +254
  • How to Find a husband
  • Plan B
  • Maisha Max

Net worth

The celebrated actress has been in the entertainment scene since 2007. She has graced the screen in the portrayal of several movies and series. She is estimated to have a net worth of Kshs. 150 Million.


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