Wafula Chebukati biography, age, tribe, family, education, career, wife, children, salary, net worth

Wafula Chebukati is currently one of the most trending people in Kenya. In 2017, President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta appointed him as the Chairperson IEBC and his contract will come to an end in 2023. Wafula Chebukati biography reveals everything you may have wanted to know about him.

The Chairperson IEBC, Wafula Chebukati SRC: @Nairobi News
The Chairperson IEBC, Wafula Chebukati SRC: @Nairobi News

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Following the August 9 General elections, the Chairperson Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is now expected to announce the presidential elections very soon.

Wafula Chebukati profile facts

Chebukati real name: Wanyonyi Wafula Chebukati

Place of birth:     Kiminini, Trans Nzoia County

Date of birth:     December 22, 1961

Gender:              Male

Zodiac Sign:        Capricorn

Tribe:                   Luhya

Nationality:        Kenyan

Religion:             Christian

Chebukati father:  Mr Chebukati

Chebukati mother: Mrs Chebukati

Siblings:                   Under reviews

Chebukati wife:      Mary Wafula Chebukati

Chebukati children: under review

Profession:               Lawyer

Twitter account:      @WChebukati

Wafula Chebukati biography

The currently trending IEBC Chairperson was born as Wanyonyi Wafula Chebukati to his parents Mr and Mrs Chebukati in Kiminini, Trans Nzoia County. He attended a nearby primary school after which he proceeded to secondary. However, more about Chebukati siblings is yet to be revealed. How old is Wafula Chebukati now?

Wafula Chebukati biography SRC: @Kenya News Agency
Wafula Chebukati SRC: @Kenya News Agency

Chebukati age

Wanyonyi wafula was born in 1961 in Trans Nzoia, Kenya. He is therefore 61 years old as of 2022. Chebukati celebrates his birthday on December 22, every year.

What is Wafula Chebukati tribe?

Chebukati’s place of birth can hint you of his ancestral roots. Besides, his first and second name, Wanyonyi Wafula reveals that he is of the luhya tribe.

Wafula Chebukati family

Despite being on the limelight, Chebukati has never disclosed any information about his parents nor his siblings. Some sourceS however indicate that he has been a resident of Bungoma County for a long time. Stay tuned as you know more.

His educational background

Upon sitting for his final primary exams, Chebukati joined St Peters Mumias High School. He then transferred almost immediately to Bokoli secondary. Later, he moved to Lenana High school in Nairobi County from which he sat for his final exams. 

Wafula Wanyonyi Chebukati SRC: @People Daily
Wafula Wanyonyi Chebukati SRC: @People Daily

It is after this that Chebukati enrolled at the University of Nairobi and graduated with a Bachelor of Law Degree in 1985. He then joined Kenya School of Law before he received admission to the bar and roll of advocates.

Moreover, he holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT).

His career

Chebukati is a lawyer by profession. He started a law firm called Cootow and Associates Advocates some years back and is still working up to date. Is Chebukati a politician?

The IEBC Chairman vied for the Saboti parliamentary seat in 2007 under the ODM party. Sadly, he lost the seat to his competitor Eugene Wamalwa of PNU Party. Since that time, Chebukati lost interest in politics and swore never to vie for any seat in the future elections.  

Wafula Chebukati wife, Mary Chebukati

Chebukati is married to Mary Chebukati. The two have stayed happily ever since they tied a knot and are blessed with children; both boys and girls. However, Wafula has never shared their photos in any social media platform.

What is Wafula Chebukati net worth?

Wafula Chebukati salary is Ksh. 924 000 excluding his monthly allowances that amount to a six figure. He also runs a law firm that generates him a good amount of money. Moreover, he has multimillion businesses that generate him a lot. His net worth is approximated at Ksh 300 million as of 2022.

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