Robert Burale Biography
Robert Burale is an emcee, image consultant, motivational speaker, actor,PR and Marketing Strategist. He is also the CEO of The RB (Readily Bold) Company and also the founder of The Robert Burale School of Leadership.
Robert Burale is the only man who seems to emcee every occasion both locally and sometimes internationally. Robert Burale is the top most MC in Kenya and 6th finest in Africa.He was born and brought up in Karen, in a stable family.
Robert Burale is an image consultant and a respected public figure also couples as a pastor albeit many don’t know him as a born again man of God. The gift of the gab he is endowed with makes him one of the finest public speakers in East of Lake Chad, North of Limpopo and South of Sahara.
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Burale is the founder of the famous talk show the naked truth – that has been hijacked by Eric Omondi – he is one of the key pillars of Citizen TV’s program fashion watch and he also host’s KTN’s morning show, Command Your Morning. He has so far emceed for Central Bank of Kenya, Kenya Association of Manufactures among other events.
Robert Burale says that you do not need to be rich to dress right. The smartest people in town live in Eastlands; they have found ways to combine their outfits fabulously with minimal finances.
Robert Burare was a mess at some point in life. He was always sharply dressed on the outside but on the inside he was a mess. His life was in chaos. Around 2007, he partied continuously, dated several women and he was addicted to strip clubs. Robert Burare incurred heavy debts because of this addiction. He came to the end of himself in 2008 – he had so many problems and he just couldn’t take it anymore. He decided to give his life to Christ.
Robert Burare joined the wrong company while studying in the UK and that is how he started going to strip clubs and drinking. After completing his studies, he came back home and continued with my evil ways. But he thank God he got saved in the nick of time.
One day, when he was driving his car and he saw something like a vision where God was speaking to him. “It was scary. It felt like God was telling me to change my ways and turn to Him.” He was so scared and confused he went to a pastor on Ngong’ Road and explained to him what happened. He led him to Christ. It was not easy changing his old ways as he still had a bit of the old man trying to come forth again. Though he is a changed man, now one of the greatest challenges he has faced is that some people still look at him with the eyes of the past. It is, especially difficult because I am a public figure. He keep his eyes on God.
Robert Burale is extremely passionate about everything he does. He manage to do it all effortlessly. He is lucky because he get well paid for all his engagements. Robert Burare always say his mouth has provided for him, quite literally.
Robert Burale wakes up at 5 am to pray and plan his day, after which he then hosts an event in the morning hours. He then heads off to a school or organisation to give a motivational talk. Robert Burale is shooting a Kenyan movie that will air on Mnet. One of his greatest achievements as an actor was shooting a film titled Shattered with Nigerian actress Rita Dominic, two years ago. He also did quite a bit of acting when he was a student in the UK. He appeared in two movies: Devil’s Own and Preacher’s Servant.
Robert Burale Education
Undergraduate student at De Mont Forte University, Degree in business and marketing
Secondary school student at Bungoma High School
Primary School Student at Musa Gitau Primary School
Robert Burale Professional Career
January 2008 – Present: managing director at The RB COMPANY
2005 – 2008: Managing Director at Virtuoso Marketing
Robert Burale Family
He was married but they later divorced with his wife due to what he terms as lack of communication and they were blessed with a daughter Lexie.
He remarried again and he is happily married.
Robert Burale Divorce
Robert Burale, learnt from his past marriage. “My marriage broke down after exactly one year and two days,” he says. “I felt like a failure, a worthless man. Looking back today, there are things I could have done better.”
Robert Burale shares that he should have communicated with his spouse better and spent more quality time with her. And in retrospect, Robert notes that all that would be possible for someone who marries his friend. “It is very important that you marry your friend.
“In the days after a wedding, a newly-wed couple will enjoy the highs of fresh romance. But life soon turns into a boring routine. It is only then that your decision to marry your friend will come in handy!” he says.
Robert, who previously struggled with a strip-club addiction, advises that while you must be open to each other about your past struggles, you should never talk ill about your husband or reveal his dark side to all and sundry.
“Don’t talk ill of or demean your husband in public. You should cover him instead. If you don’t, he is bound to feel belittled, sometimes beyond repair and may very well walk out.”
Robert Burale – Interview
Question: You have been known to give blunt dating advice …
Robert Burale: What I always tell people is please do not try too hard to be perfect; we are imperfect beings. If you try too hard to make everything go perfectly, you will fail. I was at a restaurant once, and I saw a young man who was so nervous, he picked up the saltshaker and licked it, without knowing. I doubt whether the woman ever picked up his call after that.
Do not go to a place that is too expensive just to impress a woman. Always let the lady order first; this way, if she orders a meal worth Sh950, and you only have Sh1,000, you can drink a soda and say you ate earlier.
Question: What is it about people looking bad that turn you off?
Robert Burale: There is nothing worse in this world than getting your image wrong… like the short men I see in town strutting around in pin-stripped suits. It makes me think this man cannot possibly be a deep thinker. Or a woman who wears a short tight skirt that she has to constantly pull down. Goodness! Another one of my pet peeves is a man who keeps his small fingernail long. If that is you, please go to your bedroom and cut it off right now!
Question: Aren’t you being a little hard on people who cannot afford good clothes?
Robert Burale: You do not need to be rich to dress right. The smartest people in town live in Eastlands; they have found ways to combine their outfits fabulously with minimal finances.
Question: Give us a few no-no social stunts …
Robert Burale: If you are a woman who is notorious for walking with toothpicks in your mouth, please stop. It is a great turn off. And as for the men, please shake well after using the bathroom. There is nothing worse than walking back to your desk with a spot on your trousers.
Question: Have you always got it this right, when it comes to body image?
Robert Burale: No, I was a mess at some point in life. I was always sharply dressed on the outside but on the inside I was a mess. My life was in chaos. Around 2007, I partied continuously, dated several women and I was addicted to strip clubs. I incurred heavy debts because of this addiction. I came to the end of myself in 2008 — I had so many problems and I just couldn’t take it anymore. I decided to give my life to Christ.
Question: What was happening in your life that triggered you to sink that low?
Robert Burale: You see, I joined the wrong company while studying in the UK and that is how I started going to strip clubs and drinking.
After completing my studies, I came back home and continued with my evil ways. But thank God I got saved in the nick of time.
Question: What was your turning point moment?
Robert Burale: One day, I was driving my car and I saw something like a vision where God was speaking to me. It was scary. It felt like God was telling me to change my ways and turn to Him. I was so scared and confused I went to a pastor on Ngong’ Road and explained to him what happened. He led me to Christ. It was not easy changing my old ways as I still had a bit of the old man trying to come forth again. Though I am a changed man, now one of the greatest challenges I have faced is that some people still look at me with the eyes of the past. It is, especially difficult because I am a public figure. I keep my eyes on God.
Question: Tell us more about that.
Robert Burale: Many people are living lies, especially the so-called celebrities. That is why they are living lives beyond their means. That is why some of them are always broke. I have started a movement called the Naked Truth, where we just get real about who we are and resolve to make the change.
Question: Away from that, how do you juggle all your professions within a day’s schedule?
Robert Burale: I am extremely passionate about everything I do. I manage to do it all effortlessly. I am lucky because I get well paid for all my engagements. I always say my mouth has provided for me, quite literally.
Question: How do you start your day?
Robert Burale: I wake up at 5am to pray and plan my day, after which I host an event in the morning hours. I then head off to a school or organisation to give a motivational talk. If I have free time, I dedicate to acting.
Question: What movies and television shows have you been in?
Robert Burale: I am shooting a Kenyan movie that will air on Mnet. One of my greatest achievements as an actor was shooting a film titled Shattered with Nigerian actress Rita Dominic, two years ago. I also did quite a bit of acting when I was a student in the UK. I appeared in two movies: Devil’s Own and Preacher’s Servant.
Question: What have been some of the highlights of your life?
Robert Burale: Acting with Rita Dominic, of course. The first time I stood up to preach on a pulpit will forever be ingrained in my memory. Getting married, over a year ago, was a great transition for me.
The birth of my nine-year-old daughter Lexie, is also another great highlight of my life.
Question: If you could trade places with any one person for a week, who would it be?
Robert Burale: Pastor David Mureithi of House of Grace. I admire him deeply. He is a man who loves God genuinely and does not compromise on excellence in any area of his life.
Question: What was your childhood like?
Robert Burale: I was born and brought up in Karen, in a stable family. I went to Musa Gitau Primary School and later Bungoma High School, where my acting talent was nurtured. I then went to the UK for my undergraduate studies at De Mont Forte University, where I studied business and marketing.
Question: How do you unwind?
Robert Burale: I preach to myself; it really motivates me. I also watch films a lot.
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