Uhuru Kenyatta – Family, Family Tree

by Jessica Sara

Born in Nairobi as Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, Uhuru is a Kenyan businessman and politician. He served on various government posts before he got elected as the president of Kenya in 2013. Kenyatta was raised in a rich and politically mighty Kikuyu family. He studied at St. Mary’s school in Nairobi, where he used to play as a winger for the school rugby team.


He studied political science and economics at Amherst College, Massachusetts. Upon his return, he ran a successful horticultural business and began managing some of his family’s business holdings.

Uhuru Kenyatta Family Tree


Kenyatta’s family tree is fascinating to behold.

Uhuru Kenyatta Parents – Jomo Kenyatta and Ngina Kenyatta (nee Muhoho)

Jomo Kenyatta


Jomo Kenyatta was the first prime minister (1963-64) and afterwards the first president of independent Kenya (1964-78). He was a famous African statesman and nationalist.

Also known as Mama Ngina, Ngina is best known for her role as the First Lady of Kenya. She is Jomo Kenyatta’s third wife (married in 1951). Certain streets in Mombasa, Nairobi, and a Children’s Home are named after her. She owned plantations, hotels, and ranches. In 1965, she became a patron of Kenyan Guiding. In the 1970s, she was alleged to be involved in an ivory-smuggling racket. Currently, she lives quietly in Kenya as a wealthy widow.

Uhuru Kenyatta Siblings – Kristina Wamboi, Anna Nyokabi, Muhoho Kenyatta

Kristina Wamboi Kenyatta-Pratt

Born – 1952

Married – Victor Pratt

Kristina is a special education teacher in Kenya. She has established many facilities for the disabled and is an ambassador for the visually impaired. She has four children – Selina Rene (b. 1982), Ngina (b. 1983), Nyokabi (b. 1985), and Jomo (b. 1993). She got a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Kutztown State College. She also earned a Master’s degree in Special Education from Lehigh University in Bethlehem.

Anna Nyokabi Gathecha

Born – Unknown

Married – Unknown

Anna is also known as Jeni. She is a Kiambu women’s representative.

Muhoho Kenyatta

Muhoho is responsible for operating the vast businesses of the Kenyatta family, which include Heritage Hotels, Mediamax Group, Commercial Bank of Africa, and Brookside Dairy. He prefers to live out of the public eye. He is the Executive Chairman of Brookside Dairy and the Deputy Chairman of Commercial Bank of Africa.

Uhuru Kenyatta Spouse – Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta


Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta

Born – April 08, 1964

Margaret is the current First Lady of Kenya. Formerly, she studied at Kianda school. In 2014, she was named the UN Person of the Year. Since her husband became president, she has been campaigning to lower child maternal mortality rates.

Uhuru Kenyatta Children – Jomo Kenyatta, Jaba Kenyatta, Ngina Kenyatta


Jomo Kenyatta

Born – Unknown

Married – Unknown

Jomo attended Hilton College and Michael House in KwaZulu Natal Midlands in South Africa. In 2011, he worked as an intern at Johari Cleff Studios.

Jaba Kenyatta

Born – Unknown

Married – Unmarried

Not much is known about Jaba.

Ngina Kenyatta

Born – Unknown

Married – Unknown

Not much is known about Ngina.

Uhuru Kenyatta Net Worth


Kenyatta has a current net worth of US$ 500 million.