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Sam Gituku Biography, Age, Education, Career, Marriage

Real Name Sam Gituku
Age 33 (As of 2021)
Nationality  South African
Education Level University
Place of Birth Cradock, Eastern Cape, SA
Birth Sign N/A
Year of Birth 1982
Spouse  Abigail Calata
Children  1 son
Profession/Career Journalist, author, actor
Net Worth N/A


Sam Gituku is a well-known Kenyan journalist who has become a permanent fixture on Citizen TV. iN 2014, he was named the most Young Journalist of the Year by the Media Council of Kenya, a testament to his skills & hard work.

Gituku writes on politics and human interest reports for Royal Media Services’ digital platform, apart from arriving news. He is also an excellent canvasser who has sat across many politicians & asked them tough questions. One of his discussions that trended was when he solicited Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru. The queries were so heated that the governor snarled at him.


The media character was born on the 14th of August 1989.


He has a Diploma in Accounting from Excel Institute of Professional Studies, where he finished in 2008, & a Bachelor of Science in Information Studies from Moi University.

In late 2015, he graduated with a Masters in Communication Studies from the University of Nairobi alongside other media personalities.


In mid-November 2014, he began his journey with Royal Media Services, working as a journalist for Citizen TV. His coverages of the Garissa University Al-Shabaab attack was spot on & many commended the young journalist for his professionalism.

Over the years, journalist has given/ anchored news on several topics. With a specialty in news range, research and production, Sam has over seven years of experience in political, human interest, and crime stories.


In 2019, he wedded his long-term girlfriend, Ivy Waitherero, in a beautiful ceremony. Top media characters, including Joe Ageyo, Mark Otani, Mumbi Warui, and Wahiga Mwaura, ushered up to witness their colleague marry the woman of his dreams. The ritual was held at Deliverance Church, Lang’ata, while the bash was held at the lush green compound of Nairobi Academy. His wife operates also works at Citizen TV as a news director.
Sam Gituku Age andBirth.
Sam Gituku’s date of birth is on 14th of August 1989. He was born in Central Kenya & has clocked 32 years as of the year 2021.

Sam Gituku Educational Background

Sam is a holder of a Diploma in Accounting from Excel Institute of experienced Studies from where he graduated in 2008. Separated from that, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Studies from Moi University where he explored his university education.
Gituku registered for his masters degree in communication studies at the University of Nairobi & graduated in 2015.

Sam Gituku Career

Sam began his career at Citizen TV in November 2014 where he was allocated a role as a news reporter. Sam was applauded by netizens in 2015 when he completely covered the Garissa University Al-Shabaab attack. It is then that he showed his expertise and prowess in covering crime stories.

Over 7 years, Sam has covered several stories that have brought light to individuals from the world of journalism. He has done news range and reporting on various topics such as politics, crime, and human interests stories.

Sam Gituku Marriage, Wife And Family

Sam tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Ivy Waitherero in a beautiful ritual that was held at deliverance assembly of langata in 2019. Top reporters including Joe Ageyo, Mark Otani, Mumbi Warui, & Wahiga Mwaura were in attendance at the event.

The marriage reception was held at the lush green compound of Nairobi Academy. Coincidentally, Sam’s wife even works at Royal Media Services’ Citizen TV although she is not as marked as her husband.

Sam Gituku Net Worth.

Sam Gitukus net worth is not presently available in the public domain but he earns an enviable salary. We shall let you comprehend once we lay our hands on this information.



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