Johnson Sakaja Biography, Politics, Business, Education, Age and Net Worth

Johnson Sakaja (Johnson Sakaja Arthur) is a Kenyan politician serving as the Senator for Kenya’s Capital City, Nairobi. Sakaja is a clear definition of a well-composed and collected leader with an ambitious mind.

His success in clinching one of the most desired elective seats can be attributed to his cool personality, humility, and his unique way of expressing his agendas to people. Talking of his leadership skills, he is one of the few leaders who has managed to win people’s hearts with his charming way of handling matters even in the Senate.

Sakaja was elected as a senator for the first time in 2017, a position he has served accordingly and with a lot of respect. In 2021, he announced, he was not going to seek re-election, instead, he will be seeking the county’s top job in the 2022 election.

Johnson Sakaja

Johnson Sakaja Age and Place of Birth

Sakaja was born in Nairobi Kenya on 2nd February 1985. He grew up in Parklands which was a government quarter in those days.

Johnson Sakaja Family, Parents

The tall dark and handsome senator is the son of John G. Sakaja and the late Emily Ayoti Kubasu, a Kenyan athlete who won the 100m sprint for Kenya in the 1960s and 1970s. His father once worked as the marketing manager at Firestone Company.

Johnson Sakaja Wife and Kids

Johnson Sakaja Wife

The renowned politician is a married man with two lovely sons


He attended Aga Khan primary school before proceeding to Lenana high school, where he was appointed as a perfect and at the same time as vice chairman of the law society.

Sakaja was performing well both in leadership and in books. He passed his KCSE attaining the required grade to join Havard University in the US. However, he was unable to join due to a lack of school fees. He ended up joining the University of Nairobi, graduating with a degree in Actuarial Science.


Sakaja began his career in a very humble background working for Pricewatercoopers (PWC) at the age of 19. However, he lost the job after one year leaving him out of the street jobless.

In order to make ends meet, he ended up working in his auntie’s cyber cafe, where he developed a love for producing music and rapping. He went ahead and drafted several rap songs but never recorded them.

Sakaja joined the business world when he joined campus setting up different businesses including a consultancy firm, Arthur Johson Consultants. He established the firm when he was in his fourth year, the business has grown to be one of the biggest consultant firms in the country at the moment.