Alice Wahome Bio, Career, Age, Husband, Education, and Net Worth

Alice Wahome, born Alice Muthoni Wahome is a vocal Kenyan politician currently serving as the Cabinet Secretary for Lands Public Works, Housing & Urban Development. Initially, she was serving as the Cabinet Secretary of Water, Sanitation & Irrigation. Wahome is known as an astute debater who doesn’t back down from what she believes in.

Prior to her appointment as a Cabinet Secretary, the Iron Lady was serving as a member of parliament representing the people of Kandara Constituency, Murang’a County.

The brash politician was appointed to serve in a ministerial capacity by Kenya’s fifth president, William Ruto. Wahome has been one of Ruto’s frontline soldiers during the campaign period and the ministerial position has been described as an award for a job well done.

Wahome was among the top politician who faced rough times after the Jubilee fallout as the so-called deep state came for their throats. During that stint, Wahome cited that some leaders from the Kieleweke brigade were after her life.

Alice Wahome Biography

Alice Wahome Age and Place of Birth

Wahome was born on 28th April 1945 in Murang’a county. However, much is not known about the village she grew up in or her parents.

Educational Background

The renowned politician began her career at Karumu Primary School and then advanced to Siakagi High School where she completed her secondary school level. She later joined the University of Nairobi where she pursued a Bachelor of Laws degree.

Alice Wahome Husband and Kids

Alice Wahome Biography

Wahome is married to Godfrey Wahome Ngayu, a veteran gynecologist. Alice refers to her husband as a supportive person, the two have been blessed with four children, three girls, and one boy, all four are adults.


Away from politics, Alice Muthonin Wahome is also a qualified advocate. Her career began in the early 90s when she was involved in the women’s movement, she later went on and joined the FIDA council where she served as vice chairperson of the council.

Prior to her joining politics, she had also served as a member of the Law Society of Kenya for two years.

Political Career

Alice Wahome Biography

Though her leadership calling began when she was young, Wahome joined the political Arena in 2013 when she vied for Kandara parliamentary seat. During that time Wahome was running on a TNA party ticket which was headed by former President Uhuru Kenyatta.