William Ruto’s rise from a despised chicken seller to Kenya’s president-elect came in too fast. And now that he is Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Kenyans cannot give him a rest on matters of politics and love life. Lately on the spot are William Ruto first wife photos.
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The head of state has on several occasions been accused of extra-marital affairs and child neglect. While some of these allegations may be true, most of them are yet to stick to his reputation.
How many wives does William Ruto have?
Credible sources say that President William Ruto is husband to one wife and a father of seven children among them adopted baby girl Nadia.
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The other six siblings include lawyer Nick, diplomat June, journalist Charleen, lawyer Stephanie Jepchumba, politician George, and Abby in college.
William Ruto first wife photos
Who was the first wife of Ruto? President William Ruto’s first spouse Rachel Chebet is also the first lady of the Republic of Kenya.
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Born on November 20, 1968, Rachel became Ruto’s lawfully wedded sweetheart in 1991. At the time, she was only 23 years old.
The fresh graduate chief hustler born on December 21, 1966, was on the other hand aged 25. As we speak, Ruto is on the eve of his 56th birthday and Rachel is on the eve of her 54th birthday.
The fifth born trained Kiswahili teacher, eventually resigned from TSC to run family businesses even as Ruto engaged in Politics alongside President Daniel Moi.
Rachel says she met her husband Ruto at a Youth Camp meeting organized by the African Inland Church. Ruto and Rachel would fall in love while at the University of Nairobi.
Dr Ruto who was pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Botany and Rachel, Bachelor of Education (Kiswahili), fell in love almost uncontrollably.
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Their relationship of at least 25 years has not only been colourful but also an example to several young couples across the country.
Ruto’s baby mama Prisca Chemutai
Does Ruto have a second wife? President Ruto is on record for saying he does not want wife number two. Even so, he has a child with an infamous woman called Prisca Chemutai Bett.
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Ruto who was a Member of Parliament in Eldoret North met and impregnated Moi University student Chemutai in 2005 – he met the young lass in one of his routine campus tours.
In 2017, Chemutai dragged Ruto to the courts demanding child support for their daughter Abby CheropRuto. Abby born on March 6th, 2006 is 16 years old as of 2022.
In 2017, Chemutai in a lawsuit demanded child support for her daughter who was at the time 11 years old.
“My 11 year old child Abby is well catered for including her education in private boarding school. Politicians & Busybodies should keep off.”Dr Ruto, Twitter @WilliamsRuto.
Ruto’s out-of-wedlock daughter scored 406 marks Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education announced by CS Magoha, 2019. She is currently an ongoing college student.
The life story of President William Kipchirchir Samoei Arap Ruto is full of surprises among critics and supporters.
Cropping from a humble background to claim power at the prime of his youth is evidence enough.
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William Ruto first wife photos are still making headlines for all the good reasons. Firstly, because she is a strong pillar behind the president, and secondly, because she is God-fearing. Above all, because of her natural chemistry with the head of state.