Dennis Itumbi Bio, Age, Career, Personal Life and Net Worth

Dennis Itumbi is an entrepreneur, digital strategist, blogger, and consultant and a key player in Kenyan politics. He is well-known for various reasons, some of which are negative and others of which are positive.

This article examines Itumbi’s biography, focusing on his background, career path, personal life, and other details.

Dennis Itumbi Age and Place of Birth

Itumbi was born on 18th March 1985 in Kirinyaga and was raised in the same county before finding his way into the city. Little is known about his family but one of his siblings is named Kevin Karaya Itumbi.

Educational Background

Dennis attended Meru School before enrolling in the Journalism diploma program at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication. He continued his studies by pursuing an undergraduate degree in Mass Communication at Moi University.

Itumbi decided to advance his industry knowledge by enrolling in a graduate program at the University of Leicester to pursue a Master of Arts in New Media, Governance, and Democracy.

Dennis Itumbi’s Professional Career

He has had a remarkable career journey thus far, having explored various capacities. During President Uhuru Kenyatta’s tenure, Itumbi worked as the Director of Digital Communication in the President’s Office. Itumbi was also in charge of the president’s digital campaign.

He is also a co-founder of 25 Studios with other founding partners. He also established Supreme Media. This clearly demonstrates his business acumen. He also worked for Kenya Broadcasting Corporation as a trained media professional.

Running William Ruto’s Digital Campaign

During the 2022 general elections campaign period, he was tasked with running then-deputy president William Ruto’s digital campaign. He campaigned for him until the last minute when he won the elections and became the president.

Appointment to a CAS position

After assuming office, President William Ruto, who is known to reward his loyalists appointed Dennis Itumbi as the Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of Information Communication Technology (ICT).

The appointment of Itumbi along with other CASs was however halted by the parliament pending the determination of a case filed by the Law Society of Kenya against the appointment.

The Organization, through its chairman Eric Theuri, termed the appointment as unlawful and that which did not follow the required constitutional procedures.

Read Full list of CAS Nominees By President Ruto.