Dr Fred Matiangi biography, age, tribe, family, education, career, wife, children, salary, cars, and net worth

Dr Fred Matiangi is the former Cabinet Secretary Interior and Coordination of National Security. He rose to prominence for adopting radical chances in the Ministry of ICT and Education. Dr Fred Matiangi biography introduces us to his untold life story.

Dr Fred Matiangi biography SRC: @Hivisasa
Dr Fred Matiangi, one of the most celebrated people in Kenya SRC: @Hivisasa

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The impact of CS Matiangi in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Security is clearly felt. Above all, Matiangi is a responsible family man with a lovely wife and family.

CS Fred Matiangi profile

Fred Matiangi real name:      Fred Okengo Matiang’i

Place of birth:                         Nyamira, Kenya

Year of birth:                           Under review

Gender:                                   Male

Nationality:                              Kenyan

Religion:                                  Christian

Fred Matiangi father:               Name not known

Fred Matiangi mother:             Name not known

Siblings:                                   John Matiangi

Wife:                                        Name not known

Children:                                   2

Occupation:                               Cabinet Minister

Instagram account:                    @fredmatiangi_

Twitter account:                         @FredMatiangi

Facebook account:                      Fred Matiangi

Dr Fred Matiangi biography

Where does Fred Matiangi come from? Born in Borabu Constituency, Nyamira County, Matiangi is yet to share intimate details about his childhood. Luckily, we have enough details about his ethnicity, education, career, and stinking wealth.

Dr Fred Matiangi biography SRC: @Nairobi News - Nation
Dr Fred Matiangi, CS Interior and Coordination of National Security Kenya SRC: @Nairobi News – Nation

Fred Matiangi age

How old is Fred Matiangi? The long-time asked question is yet to be answered. Dr Matiangi’s age is about 50 years with no further information on his home village and ancestry. Similarly, he prefers keeping his birthday dates away from the public.

Which tribe is Fred Matiangi?

Dr Fred Matiangi tribe is Kisii with origins in the prosperous Nyamira County. He is therefore a fluent Ekegusii speaker with an admirable masterly of Swahili and English.

Furthermore, Matiangi professes the SDA faith, which is particularly dominant in the western parts of Kenya.

Fred Matiang’i family background

The larger family of Matiangi comprise powerful men in the government of Kenya. For instance, his brother was formerly a national treasurer at KNUT.

One of the Heros from Kisii land SRC: @Nairobi News - Nation
One of the Heros from Kisii land SRC: @Nairobi News – Nation

Interestingly, Fred Matiangi brother, John Matiangi is lately a deputy director in the Ministry of Education Kenya, effective May 2021.

On the other hand, primary information about his parents, siblings, and inner circle relatives is still locked away.

Fred Matiangi wife

The real names of wife and children to Fred Matiangi are not on the limelight. However, speculations of contracting Covid 19 brought them on the spot.

The rumour died shortly upon Matiangi confirming that his lovely wife was safe and not under intensive care treatment for coronavirus.

Matiangi and his wife are blessed with two children, now in their adult years.

Academics and education history

Fred Okeng’o Matiangi attended Kenyatta University for a bachelors’ of education. He later joined the University of Nairobi for a Master’s degree in English studies.

Matiangi proceeded to graduate with a PhD in English and Comparative literature from the same institution.

The successful career of Matiangi

Matiangi has worked in several high profile ranks; years after dropping his teaching roles. Apart from publishing on the Daily Newspaper, Matiangi was initially a lecturer as Egerton University.

Matiangi, the celebrated Hero from Nyamira County SRC: @The Standard
Matiangi, the celebrated Hero from Nyamira County SRC: @The Standard

He would join the English department at the University of Nairobi before proceeding into government following an appointment into the Ministry of Information, Communication, and Technology.

Sources indicate that he was an acting cabinet minister in the Ministry of Lands before joining the education sector. Matiangi became CS in the Ministry of Education before landing his job as CS for Interior Security.

He assumed office in January 2018 following the sudden passing of Joseph Ole Nkaissery. His close ties with former president Uhuru may have influenced his appointment as a security trustee in the government of Kenya.

Matiangi net worth

During his time as a CS, Matiang’i could earn a basic salary of Ksh. 924,000 every month excluding allowances. Besides, he runs a number of multimillion businesses that generate good amount of money. However, information about his net worth is still underway.

Fred Matiangi cars

Despite Fred Matiangi net worth being hidden from the public, his monthly salary can hint us of his lavish lifestyle. He owns a number of luxurious cars that are worth millions. Fred Matiangi car collection includes Land Cruiser V8 that is estimated to millions of money. 

One of Matiangi's luxurious cars SRC: @The Standard
Matiangi standing outside one of his luxurious cars SRC: @The Standard

Fred Matiangi wealth

Matiangi rides big among the super-rich albeit not disclosing his properties, investments, cars, houses, and the overall net worth.

The former CS is a multi-millionaire judging from his monthly pay check and air travel lifestyle.

Matiangi latest news updates

Dr. Matiangi the CS Interior SRC: @Twitter
Dr. Matiangi the CS Interior SRC: @Twitter

Fred Matiangi contacts

Contact the office of Matiangi using the email address [email protected] or visit www.interior.go.ke for further information.

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Dr Fred Matiangi biography summarizes his successful career and influence in the country. It speaks boldly of what a brave man is since quitting his roles as an educator.


CS Matiangi talking about Dr. William Ruto SRC: @YouTube


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