Alfred Mutua Biography, Net Worth, Age, Relationship, Career and Family

Alfred Nganga Mutua is a sharp and intelligent Kenyan politician serving as the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign and Diaspora Affairs. Mutua was appointed to head that docket by H.E William Ruto on 27th Sep 2022.

The Machakos native served as the first governor of Machakos County for two terms before Wavinya Ndeti took over after winning the August 9th, 2022 general election.

On 6th September 2020, Mutua declared his bid to run for the country’s top job in August 2022. According to him, if elected he will be offering creative and innovative ideas that will help in governing the country. However, he later stepped down from the race and Azimio where he supported Raila before switching to Ruto a few months to the election.

Mutua is also the brain behind the lifestyle audit for all government officials. Apart from coming up with the idea, he went ahead and presented himself to the EACC and requested them to run a lifestyle audit on him and his relatives.

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Alfred Mutua Age and Place of Birth

Mutua was born on August 22nd, 1970 in Masii, Machakos County. He will be turning 52 years in August 2022.

Alfred Mutua Parents

He is the son of Agnes Mutua, however much is not known about his father. In 2017, his mother was forced to respond to haters who kept insisting his father was from Luo Community. According to her, it was her sister who was married in that region and not her.

Alfred Mutua Education

He attended Dagoretti High School for his (O levels) and later moved to Jamhuri High School for his (A levels). He then joined Whitworth College in the US graduating with a BA in journalism. He also holds a Master of Science in Communication from Eastern Washington University. Mutua also holds a doctorate degree in communication from the University of Western Sydney in Australia.

Alfred Mutua Wife and Divorce

Alfred Mutua Biography

Currently, Mutua is not married or dating anyone, after separating from his second wife Lilian Ng’ang’a in August 2021. The separation sparked controversy, trending for almost a whole week on all social media platforms.

Initially, there were speculations about their separation but it was not clear enough whether they were still together. On August 15th, 2021 Lilian Ng’ang’a announced officially there were no longer together. Lilian at the moment has already moved on and she is dating a famous musician Julias Owino alias Juliani.

Mutua was initially married to Josephine Thitu as the first wife but they later divorced.

Alfred Mutua Net Worth

Despite being in politics for only ten years, he is listed as one of the richest politicians in Kenya with an estimated net worth of Ksh 500million.


Early Career

Mutua began his career as a journalist working as a writer. He published his first story in the daily newspaper at the age of 15, while still in high school. As a prolific writer,  he began writing features for The Sunday Nation, Standard Newspaper, and the defunct Time Newspaper soon after completing his high school education.