Eddie Butita

Eddie Butita is a comedian, actor, scriptwriter, theatre director, MC, theatre producer and businessman.

His passion for comedy began while he was still in high school at Butere High School.

Butita's professional career took off in 2010, while he was at Churchill.

The comedian has performed at popular shows such as Laugh Festival, Churchill Show, Churchill Raw, Night of a Thousand Laughs, Kenya's Biggest Laughs, The Hot Seat, Kenya Kona Comedy, Crazy Monday Comedy Night, Nescafe Red Sensational Party, 3D Comedy, and the Kids Festival.

Butita runs his own company, Stage Presence Media.

In 2021, he was part of the individuals recognized for directing and translating the Netflix show Upshaws in Swahili version.

“I have always wanted to be on Netflix, this year God made it a reality. I was reached out to be the first Netflix Swahili Comedy Writer and Director. For the past few months I wrote and directed the Swahili Version of Upshaws created by Wanda Sykes, it was a great experience. The early mornings and late nights together with a team of talented professionals from Hiventy Africa, We successfully brought the script to life and it's now streaming on Netflix. If Eddie Butita Wrote and Directed for Netflix It means that African Comics have a great chance in the global market and we are ready for the world. You can now Watch Upshaws on Netflix in swahili it is the first ever Swahili comedy show on Netflix. History has been made” shared Butita.