President William Ruto family tree; parents, brothers and sisters


Most people are now eager to know more about William Ruto family after he was declared the fifth president of Kenya on Monday August 15, 2022.

William Ruto family SRC: @The Star
William Ruto, the fifth president of Kenya SRC: @The Star

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Where was William Ruto born? The Kenyan politician who has been serving as the Deputy President of Kenya since 2013 was born in Kamugut, Uasin Gishu County.

William Ruto family

Ruto is the second born among the six siblings in his family. He was born in a humble background, as his father was a small-scale farmer for a long time before he turned to an industrialist in his late years.

Who are the parents of William Ruto?

Ruto was born in 1966 to his parents; Mzee Daniel Cheruiyot and Mama Sarah Cheruiyot. The couple raised their six children with difficult as William Ruto’s father was a peasant and his mother a homemaker. During an interview, William Ruto brother, Daniel Ruto disclosed that their parents were poor, as they could not even afford shoes for them.

William Ruto with his mother Sarah SRC: @KISII FINEST
William Ruto with his mother Sarah SRC: @KISII FINEST

More about William Ruto father, Mzee Daniel Cheruiyot

Dr. William Ruto biological father, Mzee Daniel Cheruiyot was a peasant and a businessman. As a father, he struggled to make his children have the best. He also mentored his children to grow morally, the reason why Ruto became a choirmaster in his youthful years.

After educating all his children, Mzee Cheruiyot turned to become a chief maize supplier to the National Cereal Produce Board. Besides, he owned a herd of cattle and supplied several litres of milk to the Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited.

Unfortunately, Mzee Daniel Cheruiyot  passed on in 2008, when Ruto was the Member of parliament for Eldoret North.

William Ruto mother

Mama Sarah Cheruiyot is now a happy woman after her son William Ruto was declared the fifth president of Kenya. Despite attending the president elect yesterday, she is rarely on cameras because of her age.

William Ruto with his mother Sarah and his wife Rachel SRC: @Kenyans.co.ke
William Ruto with his mother Sarah and his wife Rachel SRC: @Kenyans.co.ke

Who is William Ruto brothers and sisters?

William Ruto has five siblings; Paul Mauritim Cheruiyot, Samuel Ruto Cheruiyot, Susan Samoei Ruto, Harrison Kiptoo Ruto, David Samoei Ruto. Sadly, he lost his brother Harrison Kiptoo Ruto in 2016.

Daniel Ruto with his wife and his in law. Rachel Ruto SRC: @Opera News
Daniel Ruto with his wife and his in law. Rachel Ruto SRC: @Opera News

How old is William Ruto now?

The fifth president of Kenya was born on December 21, 1966 in Uasin Gishu County. He is therefore 55 years as of 2022.

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