Jacque Maribe biography, age, family, tribe, education, career, baby daddy, husband, children, salary, house, cars, net worth


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.

Jacque Maribe, one of the most celebrated news anchors in Kenya SRC: @TUKO

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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.

Miss Maribe SRC: @E-News NEW

Jacque Maribe profile

Jacque Maribe real name:        Jackie Maribe

Place of birth:                           Embu, Kenya

Date of birth:                            December 18

Gender:                                     Female

Zodiac sign:                              Sagittarius

Nationality:                               Kenyan

Religion:                                   Christian

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 with her elder sister, Cathylene SRC: @Ghafla

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.

Jacque Maribe with her dad SRC: @Kahawatungu

 Her education

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.

Her career

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.

The celebrated news anchor while airing news in one of the TV stations SRC: @Kenya Today

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.

Jowi proposing to her then girlfriend, Jackie Maribe SRC: @Nairobi News – Nation

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!!” 

Comedian Eric Omondi with his baby mama and their son SRC: @Ghafla

Interestingly, her relationship with Eric Omondi was rekindled in 2019 shortly after her love with Jowie Irungu ended.

Jacque with her baby daddy and their son, Zahari SRC: @The Star, @Ghetto Radio

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.

The news anchor with her son, Zahari SRC: @Nairobi News – Nation

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.

Zahari in his mother’s Allion car SRC: @Mpasho News

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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