Rigathi Gachagua Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Brother

Rigathi Gachagua Biography

Rigathi Gachagua is a Kenyan politician and brother of the former Nyeri county governor Nderitu Gachagua. In addition, he is the current member of parliament for the Mathira constituency with a jubilee party ticket. He is a former Kiambaa District Officer.

In addition, he was the President’s personal assistant during Uhuru’s time as KANU chairman, specifically during the period of his failed presidential bid in 2002. He was available for his brother’s functions especially when his health began to worsen.

He attended primary school at Kabiruini Primary School and later attended Kianyaga High School. Gachagua then attended Marine Corps University where he graduated with a degree in Political Science. He then furthered his education at the University of Nairobi where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Literature.

Gachagua follows in his brother’s footsteps who happens to not be alive. His brother died on February 24, 2017, at Royal Marsden Hospital in London while undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer. He is currently a close associate of the deputy president William Ruto. Gachagua made headlines after seeking to amend the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act to tame Chinese and other foreign companies. One of his reasons was that for the big four agenda to be realized, contracts below Ksh 1 billion should be awarded to Kenyans and only given to others if Kenyans are unable to do it.

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Rigathi Gachagua Age

How old is Gachagua? Gachagua is 71 years old as of 2023. He was born in Kenya, Africa. However, he has preferred not to share his birthdates and for this, it is not known when he celebrates his birthday.

Rigathi Gachagua Height

Gachagua stands at an average height and is of moderate weight. However, his exact weight and other body measurements are not known and will be updated.

Rigathi Gachagua Father | Mother | Brother

Gachagua is a proud son of Nahashon Gachagua (father) and Mama Jane Kirigo (mother). However, his mother passed away in December 2019 and in his eulogy, he describes his mother as a loving, caring, and supportive mother who wanted the best for her children. Gachagua also had a brother, Nderitu Gachagua who died on February 24, 2017. He died at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London while undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer.

Rigathi Gachagua Wife

Gachagua is happily married to his loving wife, Margaret. Further information about this couple will be updated.

Rigathi Gachagua Net Worth

Gachagua has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million.