Githu Muigai Biography, Age, Career, Personal Life & Net Worth

Githu Muigai is a Kenyan attorney who served as the nation’s attorney general until his resignation on February 13, 2018. At the Supreme Court hearing on the presidential election results of August 2022, Githu Muigai was one of the attorneys representing IEBC.

Age and Birthday

On January 31st, 1960, Githu Muigai was born in Kiambu County’s Ndumberi village. His early life history is unknown at this time.


In 1967, he enrolled at St. James Kiambu Primary School. He entered Githiga secondary school in 1974 after finishing his basic schooling in 1973. After finishing his O-level coursework in 1977, he attended Meru High School from 1978 to 1979 in order to earn his East Africa Advanced Certificate of Education.

He enrolled at Nairobi University in 1980 to earn a bachelor’s degree in law. He enrolled in the Kenya School of Law for his Diploma in Legal Practice after graduating in 1984.

The attorney studied at Columbia University Law School in New York between 1985 and 1986 to earn a master’s degree in international law. Githu Muigai received his law doctorate in November 2002.

Githu Muigai Career

Prof. Githu Muigai worked for the UN and the defunct Kenyan constitution review commission before taking the position of attorney general. He taught public law as an adjunct at the University of Nairobi.

Since 2008, he served as a judge at the African Court of Justice. On August 27, 2011, he began serving as Kenya’s attorney general after being chosen by the late President Mwai Kibaki.

In Mohammed Muigai Advocates, where he specializes in commercial litigation and administrative law, Muigai is a managing partner. In 2013, the Kenyan Supreme Court granted Muigai permission to serve as an amicus curiae.

Muigai was revealed to be one of the IEBC lawyers after the presidential election petition for the August 2022 general election was filed in court. Muigai informed the Supreme Court on September 1, 2022, that Wafula Chebukati is a hero who would one day be honored.

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Muigai asserts that Chebukati held elections in accordance with the law. He continued by saying that individuals who refuse to recognize the election results are the sole issue with Kenya’s electoral system.

Githu Muigai Family

Justice Margaret Waringa Muigai, a High Court judge appointed by Justice Willy Mutunga in 2014, is married to Professor Githu Muigai. Together, the couple has three kids.

Net Worth

The amount of Prof. Githu Muigai’s wealth is unknown. His law car is where he makes the majority of his money.