Today we profile you Maggie Kiyingi, the fast rising TV star, makeup artist and fashion designer. She tells her story as below.
Maggie Kiyingi says she is a hardworking lady
SU: Who is Maggie Kiyingi?
Maggie; Maggie Kiyingi is a 23 year old Ugandan girl, who perceives life as something so precious. I am down to earth; i love people and making new friends. I am a multi talented person. From being a TV presenter at WBS TV on the Teens Club show….. That was way back when i was still a teenager, i am also a fashion designer, i own a small fashion house called House Of Kiyingi, i am also a professional makeup artist. I have worked with different advertising agencies for makeup projects, I have worked with musicians like Jose Chameleone, King Saha and so on in video making, i also do wedding makeup. Next, iam a billboard model…. I have done a couple of adverts for different companies like MTN, Fresh cuts, Uganda Waragi and Vieanah beauty products. This year in January on the 23rd i summed up my studies as i graduated with a bachelors degree of science in Business Statistics at Makerere University. So that’s me.
SU: Tell us about your work at WBS TV ?
Maggie: Currently I am working on my new fashion show which is coming up very soon on WBS television. It’s called ‘Fashion Forward’. So watch out for it. I left the station in 2012, but now I am back.
Maggie Kiyingi is a multi-talented lady
I have a fashion house called house of Kiyingi, we are located in Mengo, it’s been in existence for two years now. I majorly deal in African Fabric. Most of my designs are strictly African print and my main market is the urban youth. I had a fashion night at Club Silk last year and showcased my designs. I was a successful show and I am still thankful to everyone that managed to attend. Thanks a lot for supporting Ugandan content and i urge Ugandans to continue with that patriotic spirit.
Maggie is happy that people like what she does
I have a fashion house called house of Kiyingi, we are located in Mengo, its been in existence for two years now. I majorly deal in African Fabric. Most of my designs are strictly African print and my main market is the Urban Youth. I had a fashion night at Club silk last year and show cased my designs. It was a successful show and I am still thankful to everyone that managed to attend. Thanks a lot for supporting Ugandan content and i argue Ugandans to continue with that patriotic spirit.
Kiyingi is set to start a fashion show on WBT Tv
SU: You said you are a makeup artists, explain to us more about it?
Maggie: I started doing make up as a profession in 2013, it’s something that i do out of passion, just Love it. I have worked with a couple of advertising agencies like Satchi and Satchi, 10&10, Scanad and Moringa as a makeup artist for billboards and tv commercials. I have also worked with musicians in video making like King Saha and i was Jose Chameleone’s official makeup artist in 2013 and 2014, plus the entire Leone Island crew. I have also done make up on many different weddings. I was nominated last year in the Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards in the best makeup artist of the year category, I am so grateful that my clients like what i do. So you can count on me in case you want to have that million dollar look.
Paapa Ciddy with Maggie Kiyingi