Hussein Mohamed Biography, Career, Age, Education, Wife and Net Worth

Hussein Mohamed is an eminent journalist with an extreme comprehension of different niches in journalism from politics to current affairs. He was recently appointed to serve as DP’s William Ruto Head of Communication a position he has been holding since January 2022.

The skilled journalist has worked with the biggest media houses in Kenya from Standard Media Group to Royal Media service. Hussein gained popularity when he joined Royal Media working as a prime news anchor. Apart from anchoring, he also held interviews with top politicians in Kenya.

His skills when it came to interviews couldn’t go unnoticed as he could tackle his guest with the right and hard questions. At one point he edged Moses Kuria and Kuria had no option other than to walk out of the interview after Hussein insisted on playing Kuria’s clip inciting youth.

Hussein Mohamed Biography
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Hussein Mohamed Age and Place of Birth

He was born in Kenya but his actual date of birth still remains a secret.

Hussein Mohamed Family

Hussein hails from the Somali ethnicity and his family brought him up in Islamic ways. Despite being a popular journalist he has never disclosed any information concerning his parents or siblings.


Hussein enrolled in the University of Nairobi where graduated with a master’s in Diplomacy and International Studies.

Hussein Mohamed Wife

The seasoned journalist married his better half in 2014. The two love birds officiated in their union in a traditional Islamic ceremony which was held inside Masjid Nur in South C, Nairobi.

Hussein Mohamed Salary and Net Worth

Working as the Head of Communication for the Deputy President he must be bagging a lucrative earning at the end of the month. His net worth is estimated to be over Kes 10 million.


Hussein Mohamed Biography
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Having graduated with a journalism course, Hussein followed the usual tarmacking process where he dropped applications in all the media houses he knew at that time. Understanding the nature of job hunting and waiting for the so-called phone call, Hussein opted to buy a DSLR camera and start doing something.

After purchasing the camera he began shooting for events like weddings and burials. The media genius later landed a job at Kenya Television Network (KTN).