Wachira Waruru Bio, Age, Career, Education, Family, Wife and Net Worth

Wachira Waruru, a Kenyan media guru with vast experience when it comes to the media industry. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Kenya’s Media giants Royal Media which has 13 Radio stations and three TV channels.

Waruru joined royal media services in 2007, at the time the media house was still struggling to be one of the best. His arrival was a game-changer for royal media as he introduced a high-quality drama show and a renovated news bulletin.

His success when it comes to media can be easily traced because since he joined the Royal Media Services the Media house has had a viewing of around 80% of the Kenyan population. For the past 11 years, he has managed to reshape the media industry and created many job opportunities, especially in the acting sector.

In 2020, he was awarded the Presidential Order of Service Uzalendo award. The award which was handed over by President Uhuru Kenyatta was to recognize him for his spectacular service in helping deal Covid-19.

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Wachira Waruru Age and Place of Birth

Despite being a public figure and being in the limelight for such a long time, Waruru had not yet revealed any information about his age or place of birth. In case of any information, we will update it as soon as possible.

Wachira Waruru Family and Wife

Much is not known about his family background. However, his father the late Waruru Kanja was a known freedom fighter. Kanja almost lost his life after he was sentenced to death by the colonial government. He managed to escape the execution and continued to offer support to the founding father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta.

His father was also so close to Moi and he became a beneficiary during the Moi government as he became the Minister of Communication and Member of Parliament representing the people of Nyeri. Kanja died in 2013 aged 83 years due to age-related problems.

Waruru also has a journalist brother by the name of Kanja Waruru. However, Wachira being a very private person he has managed to keep information about his wife and kids away from the public, in case of any details concerning his wife and kids will be updated as soon as possible.

Wachira Waruru Education Background

Wachira Waruru attended Lenana High School, where he was a rugby player and 100m athletes in his school. Being a bright student he managed to join Kenyatta University (KU) where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Education.

Wachira Waruru Net Worth

Being the head of the biggest and most profitable media house in East Africa, Waruru earns around 3 million Monthly excluding bonuses. However, his actual net worth is still not known.


Wachira Waruru’s career kicked off in 1898 working for Standard Group as a group editorial director. He worke