Swaleh Mdoe Bio, Career, Age, Wife, Kids, Education and Net Worth

Swaleh Mdoe is an experienced broadcast journalist with a wealth of experience exceeding 30 years in both print and electronic media. Currently, he is one of the most celebrated Swahili news anchors and Editor working for Citizen Tv. In addition, Swaleh is also an excellent writer, author, and a fluent Swahili poet.

He is the man behind the 7 Pm news every Monday, his mastering of the Swahili language especially when narrating anecdotes about his “Babu” in a special segment “Tafakari ya Babu”. In this segment, he always leaves his fan in awe every time he is ending his tales.

As a result of the success of the segment he has gone further and he has published a book that goes by the same name. It has also earned him a nickname as many people refer to him as “Babu”.

Swaleh is also an award-winning journalist having won several awards including the favorite TV Male Presenter Award for four consecutive times.

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Swaleh Mdoe Age and Place of Birth

He was born in Kenya on 23rd May 1968, he will be turning 54 on 23rd May 2022.

Swaleh Mdoe Family, Parents

He is the son of Ali Buki, however, information about his mother is still under review and it will be updated soon. However, in 2019 he lost his father after he succumbed to throat cancer.

Swaleh Mdoe Education

He attended Tudor Day School in Mombasa where he acquired his Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE). After that, he managed to join Media Institute graduating with a diploma in Human Rights and Media Courses.

In 2003, he joined Malaspina University-College now (Vancouver Island University) in Cannada. He graduated from the institute in 2005 with a Bachelor of Communication in Media Studies.

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Swaleh Mdoe Wife and “Baby Mama”

Though much is not known about his love life, he is a married man and a proud father. In 2014, he found himself on the wrong side of the law after a lady by the name of Fauzia Ahmed sued him.

According to Fauzia, she had sired a child with Swaleh and he had declined to take responsibility as the father. She went ahead and cited that the two have been in a relationship since 2001 and sired the child in 2004.

However, Mdoe denied the accusation citing he only knew her when she was working as an intern at a media organization in 2001. After the court proceedings, the court ordered part of his salary to be attached to take care of the kid.

Swaleh Mdoe Net Worth

Mdoe earns over Ksh 500k a month, however, his actual net worth is not known to the public. In 2018, he sparked controversy after he declared he was going to sell his kidney for Ksh 2.5million in order to sort some financial issues.