Rigathi Gachagua Biography, Career, Wife, Kids, Party, and Net Worth

Rigathi Gachagua, born Geoffrey Rigathi Gachagua is an outspoken Kenyan politician and renowned businessman. The eminent politician serves as a member of parliament representing the people of the Mathira constituency.

Recently, Rigathi was appointed as the running mate of the Kenya Kwanza coalition which comprises several parties including the United Democrat Alliance which is the main party.

The Mathira native had been serving behind the scene in matters concerning politics until 2017 when he vied for a parliamentary seat in the Mathira constituency. Gachagua has been described as a successful businessman but much is not known about his business or the industry he has invested in.


Rigathi Gachagua Bio

Rigathi Gachagua Age and Place of Birth

The distinguished politician was born in Ruguru village, Mathira constituency in Nyeri County in 1965.

Rigathi Gachagua Family

Gachagua is the son to Najashon Gachagua Reriani and Martha Kirigo. His parents were Mau Mau fighters in Mt.Kenya forest, where his father used to build as well as service for Mau Mau fighters.

He is the eighth born in a family of eight kids including the late Nyeri governor Nderitu Gachagua.

Educational Background

Gachagua began schooling at Kabiruinin Primary School between 1971 to 1977. After that, he proceeded to Kianyaga High School where he completed his O-Levels and A-levels.

He later joined the University of Nairobi in 1985 to pursue a Bachelor of Arts Degree in political science and literature, graduating in 1988.

Rigathi Gachagua Wife and Kids

Rigathi Gachagua Bio

Rigathi is married to a humble and God-fearing lady, Dorcas Rigathi who serves as a pastor. Their union has been blessed with two sons, Gachagua Rigathi and Ikinu Rigathi.

Rigathi Gachagua Net Worth

The able Mathira man has an approximate net worth of over Kes 600 million. In 2021, he was in and out of court for graft allegations, where he was involved in a Kes 12 billion corruption scandal