Kipchumba Murkomen Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Education, Children, Net Worth

Kipchumba Murkomen
Kipchumba Murkomen

Kipchumba Murkomen Biography

Kipchumba Murkomen is a Kenyan Lawyer and a current sitting Senator for Elgeyo Marakwet County. Furthermore, he is the Majority Leader of the Senate House. Kipchumba is among the fore-founders of the United Republican Party (URP), a Jubilee subsidiary.

Senator Kipchumba was voted in as the Senator for Elgeyo-Marakwet County in 2013 on a URP ticket, winning against the late Nicholas Biwott among other renowned politicians. In 2017, Murkomen was easily re-elected on a jubilee ticket beating former Inspector General David Kimaiyo.

Kipchumba Murkomen Age

How old is Senator Murkomen? Kipchumba is 45 years old as of 2024. He was born Onesimus Kipchumba Murkomen on March 12, 1979 in Elgeyo-Marakwet County, Kenya. However, he has not disclosed when he celebrates his birthday.

Murkomen Education Background

Information regarding his basic education; Primary and secondary education is not currently available. However, Murkomen started his tertiary education at the University of Nairobi taking a Bachelors’s Degree in Law.

He also went a notch higher and joined the American University Washington College of Law in America where he also graduated. Driven by his passion for the field, he further joined the University of Pretoria in South Africa where he also graduated.

Senator Murkomen Wife

Murkomen is wedded to his beautiful wife, Gladys Wanjiru, the mother of their two children. He is a responsible father to his son and daughter having a great foundation in the Christian faith.

Kipchumba Murkomen Politics

Murkomen started having an interest in politics at a young age when he was in high school. He was first elected as the dining hall captain at his high school. He later joined the University of Nairobi and got elected as the first second-year student to hold the position of chairman of the Kenya Law Society. This is the era when the student union had been banned hence becoming a key instrument in reforming it.

He became a member of the United Republican Party in 2012. In February 2013, he made a coalition with TNA to form the Jubilee Alliance, a party that voted for him in 2013. In March 2013, Murkomen was elected the Senator of Elgeyo-Marakwet County

Apart from politics, he is also a Lecturer at the Catholic University of East Africa, Moi University, and the University of Nairobi. He is also a political analyst.

Kipchumba Murkomen Law Firm

Murkomen has also partnered with a few other learned friends to establish their law firm; Sing’oe, Murkomen & Sigei Advocates. Through this, he has brought home a rich experience in public policy, trade, investment and lobbying having worked for an international law firm and leading lobbying firm in Washington DC.

Murkomen Net Worth

Murkomen has an estimated net worth of 1 billion Kenyan shillings. Working as the Senator of Elgeyo-Marakwet, there is no doubt that Murkomen earns a good salary to accumulate good net worth. he also earns a lot from his career as a lecturer. However, his exact net worth is not yet available to us but we will be updated as soon as it is available.


  1. Such a brilliant young man but wasting his carrear simply because of sycophancy.

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