Rigathi Gachagua Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wiki, Career, Wife

Rigathi Gachagua BiographyRigathi Gachagua Biography, Wiki, Net Worth:- Rigathi Gachagua is a Kenyan politician who has been the country’s Deputy President since 2022. He formerly served as the Jubilee Party’s Member of Parliament for Mathira Constituency from 2017 to 2022. William Ruto chose Gachagua as his running mate in the 2022 election, and the two were elected with slightly more than 50% of the vote.

He previously held lower-level government positions such as Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs and National Heritage, Personal Assistant to the Chief of the Public Service, Personal Assistant to Uhuru Kenyatta, who was then Minister for Local Government, and District Officer.

Rigathi Gachagua Biography, Age, Networth, Wiki, Career, Wife, Wiki

Name Rigathi Gachagua
Profession Politician, Businessman
Age 58 year
Birth Date 28 February 1965
Birth Place Hiriga, Kenya
Material status Married
Wife Name Dorcas Rigathi
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Father Name N/A
Mother Name Unknown
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height 5.11 Feet
Weight 71 kg
Net Worth 1 million USD (Estimate)
Category Wiki

Who is Rigathi Gachagua

Rigathi Gachagua is a Kenyan politician and businessman who has served as Kenya’s Deputy President since 2022. From 2017 to 2022, he served in the National Assembly. He was Kenya Kwanza presidential candidate William Ruto’s running partner in the 2022 election. In August 2022, the Ruto-Gachagua ticket would win the election by a 50.5% margin. Rigathi Gachagua was charged with corruption in a $60 million lawsuit in November 2022. These charges were later withdrawn.

Rigathi Gachagua Education

From 1971 to 1977, he attended Kabiruini Primary School before moving on to Kianyaga High School for his O-levels and A-levels. He enrolled at the University of Nairobi in 1985 and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Literature in 1988. Gachagua was the president of the Nyeri District University Students Association and the head of the Association of Literary Students at the University of Nairobi.

Rigathi Gachagua Age                       

Rigathi Gachagua was born on 28 February 1965 in Hiriga, Kenya. His age is 58 years in 2023.

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Rigathi Gachagua Career, Wiki

Gachagua briefly worked for Kenya’s Ministry of Home Affairs and National Heritage before joining the Administration Police Institute in 1990. After graduating from the Administration Police Institute as a District Officer Cadet in 1991 and 1992, he was sent to the office of then-President Daniel Arap Moi. He also worked as a district officer in the districts of Kakamega, Ng’arua, and Laikipia. From 1999 and 2000, he attended the Kenya School of Government, where he earned an Advanced Diploma in Public Administration. From 2001 through 2006, he served as the Personal Assistant to Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya’s fourth President. Gachagua remained in the background, handling enterprises between 2007 and 2017.

Political Career

Gachagua was elected to the Mathira constituency as a member of parliament in 2017. He was the running partner for the United Democratic Alliance presidential candidate, Hon. William Ruto, under the Kenya Kwanza political coalition on May 15, 2022. Gachagua is facing a court action regarding the alleged theft of government monies. After discovering that Rigathi Gachagua had embezzled the money, the Kenyan court ordered him to refund KSh. 202 million (US$1.7 million) on July 28, 2022. Gachagua was President William Ruto’s running mate in the 2022 Kenyan General Election under the United Democratic Alliance party, which won with more than 50% of the legal votes, making him the current Deputy President of Kenya.

Rigathi Gachagua Wife

He has been married to Pastor Dorcas Rigathi since 1989, and they have two sons, Gachagua Rigathi and Ikinu Rigathi. They dwell in a multimillion-dollar mansion in Sagana, Nyeri county. They are devout Christians who worship at the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA). He is the brother of the late Nderitu Gachagua, the former governor of Nyeri.

Net Worth

Rigathi Gachagua’s net worth in 2023 is $1 million.

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