Irungu Kang’ata Biography, Career, Law, Wife, Education and Net Worth

Irungu Kang’ata is a Kenyan attorney, politician, and businessman. Currently, he is serving as the Senator of Murang’a county overseeing the county budget. The Senator is also eyeing for the gubernatorial seat in the coming election.

Being a professional lawyer, he serves as a law lecturer at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

Leadership has always been in him since he was young, being appointed as a student leader. He went on to fight for a mayoral position now (MCA) and step by step he rose to a parliamentary seat and now he’s a Senator. Hopely in August 2022, he might be rising to a higher position and serve as a governor as he has declared.

As a Christian and a strong devotee of Catholic, he has been on the front line in the fight against same-sex marriage legalization. Ahead of Former US President Barack Obama’s arrival in 2015, Irungu organized a peaceful demonstration against the LGBT community.

Obama is known to support the community and the demonstration was aimed at stopping him from addressing the topic or supporting it.

Irungu Kang'ata Bio

Irungu Kang’ata Age and Place of Birth

The Senator was born in Kiharu, Murang’a County in the year 1980.

Irungu Kang’ata Family

Kang’ata is the son of the late Joseph Irungu and the Late Margaret Wangechi. He lost his parents in a span of one year back-to-back, his mother died in February 2019 due to hypertension and diabetes while his father died in February 2020 as a result of cancer.

Education Background

He attended Murang’a Township Primary School for his primary level before joining Thika High School for his Secondary school level. He managed to get appropriate grades that enabled him to join the University of Nairobi to pursue law.

He graduated from the institution in 2005 despite being admitted in the late 1990s. His late graduation was a result of a three-year suspension.

After graduating he headed straight to Kenya School of Law in 2006, before securing his Master of Laws at the University of Nairobi.

Irungu Kang’ata Wife and Kids

Irungu Kang'ata and Wife

The renowned politician is a family man, married to Mary Wambui. The two have been together for a couple of years and they have been blessed with three kids.

The two officiated their union at Gathinja Catholic Church in Kiharu, a glamorous event that attracted the attendance of high-profile guests including the President. His best man was the controversial politician Isaac Mwaura.