Mithika Linturi Biography, Career, Age, Scandals, Wife, Education and Net Worth

Mithika Linturi (Franklin Mithika Linturi) is a well-known Kenyan politician based in Meru serving as the Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture. Linturi was vying for the Meru gubernatorial position but he lost the seat to Mwangaza Kawira. Additionally, Linturi has served as a Senator of Meru County.

Linturi has been on the political scene for more than twenty years where he has been loved and hated in equal measures. Despite being in politics for more than 20 years Linturi came to Kenyan’s attention in 2021 during his controversial divorce from his wife. Since then ‘netizens’ eyes have been monitoring him closely and he has been hitting the headlines with a string of scandals from rape to hate speech.

Before being elected as a Senator he had served as a member of parliament representing the people of Igembe South Constituency, where he cemented his name in the political field.

Mithika Linturi Biography

Mithika Linturi Age and Place of Birth

Linturi was born in Meru county, Igembe Constituency in 1969.

Mithika Linturi Family and Wife

Linturi has not disclosed any information about his family background. As per his love life, it has not been a bed of roses as he recently underwent a tough and messy divorce from his wife Marianne Kitany.


He has spent most of his lower education in his home constituency Igembe, attending Amwamba Primary School before he joined Igembe Boys Secondary School.

After high school, he enrolled in the Kenya Institute of Marketing (KIM) pursuing a diploma in Marketing. He also secured a certificate in Insuarance from an Insuarance College.

Linturi later attended Meru Technical College where he studied a CPA course. He has also studied a business course at the University of Colombia.

Mithika Linturi Net Worth

As a businessman and a politician earning an estimated salary of about Kes 1 million. His net worth is estimated to be over Ksh 100 million.


After completing his education he was employed by an insurance company and ended up in that line working for numerous insurance companies until 1999.

In 1999, he founded his own company named Arkehoice Insuarance companies Brokers Ltd, a company he serves as a managing director. The firm has grown from Meru Maua to Nairobi.

Political Career