Purity Gathoni Macharia Biography [Photos] SK Macharia’s Wife Profile Facts, Education & Wealth

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Purity Gathoni Macharia biography facts are interesting being that she is a spouse to Royal Media Services (RMS) owner Samuel Kamau Macharia. Above all, she belongs on the list of most zealous Kenyan businesswomen and entrepreneurs.

The wifely Gathoni is highly reserved unlike her extroverted husband Macharia. The couple is widely admirable beyond fame and wealth.

Purity Gathoni Macharia profile facts

Real namesPurity Gathoni Macharia
BirthdayJan 1955
Age69 years
TribeKikuyu
HusbandS.K Macharia
Children4 boys 2 girls
FatherSolomon Githendui Githae
HomeplaceNdakaini Village
CountyMurang’a County
Net worthKsh. 1.5 billion

Purity Gathoni Macharia biography

The life history of Purity Gathoni springs from a prosperous family of educators in the mid-20th century.

For the record, Gathoni’s father Solomon Githendui Githae, and mother were both career teachers during the colonial era.

How old is Gathoni Macharia?

Born in Jan 1955, Purity Gathoni Macharia’s age is 69 years as of 2024.

Even so, she looks way younger and beautiful for a senior woman of her age.

Educational background

Growing up in a family of teachers motivated Gathoni to take her studies seriously.\

She eventually established a stable career after completing her primary, high school, and college studies.

Career history

Gathoni is presently the director and co-owner at Royal Media Services, RMS, where she is responsible for strategic marketing.

Even so, not much detail is available about the institution she attended and worked for in her early years.

Gathoni Macharia family

The siblings of Purity Gathoni are successful in well-paying professional careers.

Her brothers and sisters are enlisted below;

1. Muringo Githae-Kiereini

  • President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta’s first nurse
  • Attended Loreto Convent High School, Limuru, clearing in 1958
  • Enrolled in a Southampton nursing college, in England, for a diploma in nursing
  • She was a Certified Midwife at the Memorial Maternity in Edinburg, Scotland
  • She is an alumnus of New Zealand’s Victoria University School of Nursing
  • Became the first black African woman President of the International Council of Nurses (ICN)
  • She chaired Kenya’s Flying Doctors Service
  • She married the former head of the Civil Service, Jeremiah Kiereini in November 1971 at their Karen residence, off Archer Gardens

2. Prof Micere Githae Mugo

  • She was a playwright, poet, and critic
  • Attended the University of East Africa, Makerere for her undergrad studies
  • Enrolled at the University of New Brunswick, Canada for her MA and PhD in literature.
  • She is a talented author of Visions of Africa and The Trial of Dedan Kimathi alongside Ngugi wa Thiong’o
  • She became Professor of Literature at the University of Zimbabwe in 1982
  • Now, she lectures at Syracuse University, USA

3. Hon Njeru Githae

  • The law alumnus from the University of Nairobi
  • Held the Finance and Metropolitan Development dockets in the cabinet
  • He won the Ndia Parliamentary seat in 2003.
  • One-time general manager at Pan African Insurance
  • Appointed US Ambassador by  President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2014

4. Dr Peter

He is the founding partner of Peter Githae & Associates

Is SK Macharia married?

Yes, SK Macharia and his first wife Purity Gathoni are legally married and blessed with six children among them four sons and two daughters.

Purity Gathoni Macharia biography speaks of an iron lady behind the immense success of RMS billionaire owner SK Macharia.

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