Jacque Maribe is one of the media icons who have captured many peoples’ attention. She started her career at K24 TV as a Senior Political reporter in 2009, and has risen to fame since then. However, her name was tarnished after her boyfriend Joe Kuria Irungu (now ex-boyfriend), was involved in the murder case of the businessperson, Monica Kimani in 2018. See below for Jacque Maribe biography.
After working at K24 TV for some time, she secured herself a job at Kiss TV Radio as a Political Affairs Correspondent. In 2012, she shifted to Citizen TV as a news anchor and worked until 2019 after which she resigned.
Top facts about Jacque Maribe
Before getting her first job, Jacque had featured in the movie, Constant Gardener in 2005. Learn more about Jacque Maribe biography, age, family, tribe, education, career, baby daddy, husband, children, salary, house, cars, and net worth below.
Jacque Maribe profile
Jacque Maribe real name: Jackie Maribe
Place of birth: Embu, Kenya
Date of birth: December 18
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Jacque Maribe parents: Mr and Mrs Maribe Mwangi
Siblings: Cathylene Maribe
Status: Not married
Baby daddy: Eric Omondi
Jacque Maribe child: Zahari
Occupation: TV Presenter, Reporter
Instagram account: jacquemaribe
Facebook account: Jacque Maribe
Jacque Maribe biography
The ex- Citizen TV news anchor was born as Jackie Maribe to Mr and Mrs Maribe Mwangi in Embu, Kenya. She was then raised together with her siblings in BuruBuru estate in Nairobi County. However, more about Jacque Maribe siblings is undisclosed except for her elder sister, Cathylene Maribe.
Jacque Maribe age
How old is Jacque Maribe? The media personality is among the many celebrities who prefer private lives. She has never disclosed on when she was born. However, it is rumored that she was born in the late 1980s, thus in her mid 30s years as of 2021. Jacque Maribe birthday is on December 18 every year.
What is Jacque Maribe tribe?
Despite Jackie not disclosing any information about her origin, her place of birth is giving out some hint. She was born in Embu area, thus belonging to the Embu tribe.
Jacque Maribe family
The former news anchor is the second born in the family of Mr. and Mrs. Maribe Mwangi. Jacque Maribe elder sister, Cathylene Maribe, is her only known sibling. She regularly appeared alongside their father, Maribe Mwangi, during the news anchor’s court proceedings. Jacque Maribe family resides in Buruburu Estate.
Did you know that the sexy TV queen schooled and shared a dorm with Size 8? Well, the pair were together in State House Girls. After high school, Jacque Maribe proceeded to the University of Nairobi for a degree in Journalism Studies. Since graduation, Jacque Maribe career has been on a steady rise until her trial for the murder of Monicah Kimani brought her down.
In 2005, the honey-voiced media person played Wanza Kiluhu in Constant Gardener, an award winning film before her inception to news reporting. She later joined K24 TV in 2009 as a political reporter. Later, the presenter joined Radio Africa Group for 2 years in the same role until 2012.
On leaving this role, Jacque Maribe career took a meteoric rise, when she joined Citizen TV. While working here, she interviewed top political persons, a role which made her one of the most coveted media personalities. However, she unceremoniously resigned after Jowi involved her in a murder scandal.
Jacque Maribe husband
To all singles dreaming of wedding and bedding this queen of the screens, you aren’t too late. Despite being in highly publicized relationships, Jacque Maribe is still single! The closest she came was an engagement with Jowie Irungu in June 30th 2018, a relationship that ended in tears, and led to her losing the coveted TV job.
Witnessing Jacque Maribe engagement were Shix Kapienga and Terryanne Chebet, and she said yes! Among the first people to congratulate her was Dennis Itumbe, ending the speculation that his relationship with the anchor was romantic.
Jacque Maribe baby daddy
Much is speculated on Jacque Maribe child’s father. We can confirm that her relationship with Eric Omondi was the fruitful one; he is the baby daddy. This post by Jacque Maribe removes any shades of doubt:
“Family first. Happy graduation day Zahari. We, mum and dad @ericomondi are proud of you!!”
Interestingly, her relationship with Eric Omondi was rekindled in 2019 shortly after her love with Jowie Irungu ended.
Jacque Maribe son
Before her break up with Eric Omondi, Jacque had gotten pregnant for him. She then gave birth on May 14, 2014 to a lovey son, whom she named Zahari. Miss Maribe and her baby daddy are working together to bring up their child despite their differences.
Jacque Maribe salary
Like most public figures, Jacque Maribe salary is among her treasured secrets. Being one of the top TV presenters, her salary is speculated to be in six figure sums. As kenyanmoves.co.ke we will follow up and update you soonest.
Jacque Maribe house
The successful media lady moved out of her parents’ house in Buruburu, and shifted to Royal Park Estate in Langata, Nairobi. However, following the inquest into the murder of Monicah Kimani, Jacque Maribe house was listed as a crime scene. As such, her house was inaccessible until the courts lifted the restriction. She is currently residing with Eric Omondi, her baby daddy.
Jacque Maribe cars
The coveted media personality is known to keep a low profile life. She drives a Toyota Allion, that was impounded in the follow up to Monicah’s murder inquest. Moreover, she has been seen driving big machines that are estimated to millions of money.
Jacque Maribe net worth
Miss Maribe is making her wealth from different sources. For instance, her YouTube channel is said to be earning her a good amount of money every month. However, more details on her other businesses remains unknown. We are keenly following up and we will keep you updated immediately we find out more.
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