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Rigathi Gachagua NetWorth Companies He Owns

Rigathi Gachagua NetWorth Companies He Owns

Rigathi Gachagua is a well-known politician from Kenya who has held a number of positions in the country’s administration.

There has been controversy over his source of wealth and so has been the debate over his exact net worth. We cover every angle of the story.

Rigathi Gachagua was born in Hiriga Village, Mathira Constituency, Nyeri County in 1965. He is the brother of the late Governor of Nyeri, Nderitu Gachagua. 

His father made and maintained weapons for the Mau Mau rebels while his mother fought for freedom in the Mt. Kenya forest.

The DP attended Kabiruini Primary School from 1971 to 1977 after he was old enough to enroll. After completing primary school, he studied for his O-levels and A-levels at Kianyaga High School. 

The DP afterward enrolled at the University of Nairobi in 1985, where he later graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Literature. He went on to serve as the District Officer.

Rigathi Gachagua Net Worth

How much does Rigathi Gachagua earn and what is his net worth in 2022? According to estimates, Rigathi Gachagua is worth more than Ksh 800 million. His monthly salary as MP was roughly ksh 532,500. 

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The DP’s political career, notably serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Mathira Constituency, has brought him wealth. He also disclosed that until his brother Gachagua assumed control of county administration in 2013, the majority of his earnings came from the businesses he controlled.

Rigathi Gachagua Salary

Before attending the Administration Police Institute, he briefly worked for the Kenya Ministry of Home Affairs and National Heritage after finishing his education.

After successfully completing the Administration Police Institute, Rigathi was appointed a District Officer Cadet and placed in the office of then-President Daniel Arap Moi. He later held positions as a District Officer in the districts of Laikipia, Kakamega, and Ng’arua.

The now DP later enrolled in the Kenya School of Government between 1999 and 2000, where he graduated with a diploma in advanced public administration.

He was able to work as Uhuru Kenyatta’s personal assistant between 2001 and 2006 because of his decision to go back to school. From 2007 through 2017, Gachagua managed his enterprises in the background.

In 2017, he successfully vied for Mathira Constituency parliamentary seat.

On May 15, 2022, the Kenya Kwanza political alliance nominated Rigathi Gchagua to serve as William Ruto’s presidential running mate.

Those fighting for the same job were Kandara MP Alice Wahome, Tharaka Nithi Senator Kithure Kindiki, National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi, and Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru. The ticket won and now he serves under Ruto’s administration as the DP.

Rigathi Gachagua Companies

  • Wamunyoro Investments Limited 
  • Encater Diagnostics Ltd – medical supplies
  • Technical Supplies and Services (K) – building company 
  • Skytop Agencies Skytop Agencies 
  • Riang International Group Limited 
  • Machine Centre Ltd
  • Jenne Enterprises Jenne Enterprises 
  • Rapid Medical Supplies Ltd 
  • Encarter and Rapid Group 
  • Asoma Enterprises 

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