Esther Passaris biography, age, tribe, family, education, career, husband, children, net worth


Esther Passaris is a Kenyan politician currently serving as the Women Representative Nairobi County. She assumed office on August 31, 2017, preceding Rachel Shebesh. She is however expected to leave office on August 9, 2022 if she fails to retain the seat for the second time. Esther Passaris biography unveils her personal life since childhood until now.

Esther Passaris biography SRC: @Facebook
Esther Passaris SRC: @Facebook

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Apart from being a politician, Esther is also a businessperson, philanthropist, and an activist. Besides, she is actively campaigning for the rights of women in Kenya.

Esther Passaris profile facts

Real name:           Esther Muthoni Passaris

Place of birth:        Mombasa, Kenya

Date of birth:         October 20, 1964

Zodiac Sign:          Libra

Gender:                  Female

Religion:                Christian

Esther Passaris father: Elefterious Passaris

Esther Passaris mother: Mary Wanjiku Joubert

Siblings:              4

Husband:          Pius Ngugi

Esther Passaris children: 2

Instagram account: @esthermpassaris

Twitter account:      @EstherPassaris

Facebbok acoount:  Esther M Passaris

Esther Passaris Biography

The Kenyan politician was born as Esther Muthoni Passaris to her parents (Elefterious Passaris and Mary Wanjiku Joubert) in Mombasa County. She spent her childhood in the Coastal region as she attended nearby schools for both primary and secondary education. However, more about Esther Passaris parents is yet to be revealed. How old is Passaris now?

Esther Passaris biography SRC: @World Justice Project
Esther Muthoni Passaris, the current Women Representative Nairobi County SRC: @World Justice Project

Esther Passaris age

Muthoni Passaris was born in Mombasa County in 1964. She is therefore 58 years as of 2022. She celebrates her birthday on October 20 every year. What tribe is Esther Passaris?

Esther Passaris tribe

Muthoni was born to a Greek father, Elefterious Passaris and a Kenyan mother (Mary Wanjiku Joubert), who is of the Kikuyu tribe. She is therefore a half cast of a Greek father and a Kenyan Kikuyu mother.

Esther Passaris family

The female politician is from a big family. Her mother, Mary Wanjiku gave birth to five children; four girls and one boy, with Esther being the second born. However, more about Esther Passaris siblings is yet to be disclosed.

Her educational background

Esther attended Aga Khan academies for her primary and secondary education. She then enrolled at Strathmore Business School for an Advanced Management Course offered in conjunction between Strathmore University and the University of Navarra.

Esther Muthoni Passaris SRC: @Tuko
Esther Muthoni Passaris SRC: @Tuko

Again, she enrolled at the University of London and graduated with a Diploma in Law. In October 2017, Esther also graduated from the United States International University Africa in Nairobi with a BSc International Business Administration.

Her career

Upon graduating from Strathmore University, Esther was lucky to get a job at Nyali Beach Hotel as a Guest Relations Manager. After a couple of months, she shifted to the Marketing Department. She also participated in modelling and was crowned runners-up in Miss World Kenya Contest.

Besides, Esther was also the CEO ‘One in a Million’ Campaign, a non-profit charitable organization, aimed at fighting development challenges in Kenya, such as poverty, unemployment, and promoting urban and rural development.

In 2013, she ran for Nairobi Women Representative seat but unfortunately lost to Rachel Shebesh. She again vied for the same seat in 2017 and was lucky to win. She is currently serving as the Women Representative Nairobi County, and is expected to leave office on August 9 if is she fails to retain the seat.

Esther Passaris husband

Muthoni was married to a Kenyan business tycoon, Pius Ngugi. Unfortunately, the two parted ways in 2003 after Esther filed a lawsuit against Ngugi for a breach of promise to marry. She then demanded a monthly allowance of Ksh. 200,000 and a car to take their two children to school. However, in August 2011 Pius filed a case against her for demanding more money than they had agreed earlier.

Esther with her divorced husband, Pius Ngugi SRC: @Kenyans, @Facebook
Esther with her divorced husband, Pius Ngugi SRC: @Kenyans, @Facebook

Esther Passaris children

Before breaking up, Esther and Pius were blessed with two kids; a girl (Makenna Ngugi) and a boy (Lefteris Ngugi). Esther Passaris daughter, Makenna Ngugi is a singer. She is currently residing in France pursing Music at ACS Cobham International school.

Passaris posing for a photo with her two children SRC: @Tuko
Passaris posing for a photo with her two children SRC: @Tuko

Esther Passaris net worth

Apart from her monthly salary, Esther is also enjoying a number of allowances. Besides, she runs businesses that generate her a good amount of money every month. She has also won many awards that have contributed to her wealth. However, information about her net worth is still underway.

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