John Kiarie Bio, Age, Career, Personal Life, Net Worth
John Kiarie Waweru is a Kenyan politician and the current Member of Parliament for Nairobi County’s Dagoretti South Constituency.
Since 2017, John Waweru has been a member of the Jubilee Party (JP). He later switched to the United Democratic Movement (UDA), which propelled him to victory in the 2022 general elections.
Prior to entering politics, he was a comedian best known for his work on the Redkyulass comedy show.
John Kiarie Age and Birthplace
John Waweru was born in 1978. His exact date of birth is still unknown as he has kept it under wraps.
John Waweru attended Kileleshwa Primary School for his Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) in 1991 and Dagoretti High School for his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) in 1995.
John Waweru enrolled in the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in 1996 to pursue a Certificate in Information Technology.
He studied a Certificate in Advertising and Communication at the APA/British Council in 2003, a Bachelor of Education in Fine Arts at Kenyatta University in 2001, and a Master of Arts in Development Communication at Daystar University later.
John Kiarie Family, Siblings
He is a married man and the fourth of eight children. John’s mother committed suicide when he was only a few months old, while his father remarried and John was cared for by his stepmother. When John was in first grade, his older brother, who had introduced him to drawing and acting, committed suicide.
John Kiarie Career
John Waweru got his first job in 1996 as a teacher at Materi Girls Centre and in 2000, again as a teacher at the State House Girls High School. From 1994 to 2007, John Waweru joined the Nation Media Group as a Journalist/Columnist.
Between 2000 and 2007, he was employed at Redykulass Limited as a Director. In 2008, he worked for three years at Athi Water Services Board as a Director.
From 2003 until 2008, he was given a job at Youth Agenda as a Director. From 2008 to 2011, Ogilvy Africa gave him a job as an Art Director, and then between 2011 and 2017, he moved to Scanad Communications as a Consultant.
John Kiarie joined politics In 2017, vying for the Dagoretti South Constituency seat which he won and became a member of the National Assembly.