|Real Names||Jimmy Kibaki|
|Age||40s (As of 2021)|
|Place of Birth||Kenya|
|Year of Birth||1970s|
Jimmy Kibaki is the chairman of Odibets & one of Kenya’s former president H.E Mwai Kibaki’s kids, who aim to be his father’s political heir. This report looks into his biography, highlighting his background, occupation journey, personal life, and more facts.
Jimmy Kibaki Age and Birthplace
He was born the first-born to his parents and picked many of his parents’ physical & temperamental features.
Jimmy Kibaki Education Background
Details on Jimmy’s academic background are under the wraps and unavailable to the public currently.
Jimmy Kibaki Career Journey
Jimmy has shown interest in being his father’s political heir by reaching into the political arena. For instance, he led in contesting for Mary Wambui’s race for the Othaya Member of Parliament seat in mid-2013. Mary Wambui was a business-woman alleged to have connected with the president, siring a child called Winnie Mwai.
It is ambiguous whether he still eyes his presidential and political aspirations in the destiny in the footsteps of his great father, Mzee Mwai Emilio Mwai Kibaki.
On the other hand, he launched into the betting industry in 2018, chairing a new entrant then – Odibets. His company secured a Ksh60 million sponsorship agreement to Mathare United Football Club to enhance its performance in the upcoming season. This business experience came after he had failed at a previous company and was advised by the president to get into employment first. Jimmy Kibaki had formerly worked in the insurance sector.
Many have believed that Jimmy would be interested in following his father’s political steps. Nevertheless, he has never vied for any political seat but was at one time laboriously involved in the presidential campaigns of his father.
Speaking to the media, he admitted that his father was a very close friend to the Kenyattas. Mwai Kibaki is the godfather of the present president of Kenya and at some moment, Jimmy went to school with Uhuru Kenyatta. Jimmy also said Kibaki suggested the called Uhuru to Mzee Jomo Kenyatta.
In an discussion with the Daily Nation, Jimmy stated his father wanted Uhuru to become the next president of Kenya. And their connection with Uhuru was that of father’s son as Kibaki went ballistic when he heard that some government officials had tried to block Uhuru from reaching the president. This was during the elevation of the Kibaki succession in 2012.
“Those supporting Musalia even organized to block Uhuru from reaching the president. When it caught my ears, I went and informed the president and the State House regulator was almost fired on that day. That was one of the few moments I saw my father screaming. He was furious,” said Jimmy.
In 2021, Jimmy entered The Democrats Party as a deputy party leader.
Jimmy Kibaki Personal Life
He was born to Mwai Kibaki and mama Lucy Muthoni Kibaki & has four other siblings – Winnie Wangui Mwai (Alleged kid from an earlier marriage between Mwai Kibaki & Mary Wambui), David Kibaki, June Kibaki, & Tony Kibaki. The lineage lost their mother, Lucy Muthoni Kibaki, in 2016 following a sickness.
He has always been the chief, communicator or spokesperson for the family, often sharing updates on Mzee’s health. Jimmy additionally dispels unfounded rumors concerning the president, such as his hospitalization or worsened health.
Wife & Children
Jimmy married his Saint’s schoolmate Sherly Anne. They have three children-Mwai Kibaki Jr, Sean Andrew and Emma Ngini.
Jimmy Kibaki Contact
Twitter [email protected]