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Amos Kimunya Biography

Amos Kimunya (born Amos Muhinga Kimunya) is a Kenyan politician and the current Member of Parliament for Kipipiri Constituency after he won the party primaries after he garnered 16,479 votes against Samuel Gichigi 5,999 votes, the former Minister of Trade and the Majority Leader of the National Assembly of Kenya under the Jubilee Party. From 2006 to July 2008, Kimunya was the Minister of Finance, when he resigned due to the Grand Regency Hotel scandal. Previously, he was the Minister of Lands and Settlement.

Amos Kimunya Age and Birthday

Kimunya was born on 6th March 1962, in Kiambu, Kenya. Kimunya is therefore 58 years of age as of 2020. He celebrates his birthday on March 6th every year.

Amos Kimunya Height and Weight

Kimunya stands at an average height and moderate weight. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.

Amos Kimunya Education

  • Date:  2015-To date
  • Education Institution: United States International University
  • Qualification: Doctor of Business Administration – Finance (Doctorate Candidate)
  • Date:  2013-2014
  • Education Institution: United States International University
  • Qualification: Global Executive Master of Business Administration (GeMBA)
  • Date: 1987 – 1987
  • Education Institution: Strathmore College
  • Qualification: (Certified Public Accountant (K))
  • Date: 1983 – 1986
  • Education Institution: University of Nairobi,
  • Qualification:  Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and Accounting.
  • Date: 1980- 1981
  • Education Institution: Shimo La Tewa High School
  • Qualification: (‘A’ Level)
  • Date: 1976 – 1979
  • Education Institution: Njabini Secondary School
  • Qualification: (‘O’ Level)
  • Date: 1969 – 1975
  • Education Institution: Kabati Primary School.
  • Qualification: Not Available

Amos Kimunya Family

Kimunya is the son of the late Mzee Samuel Kimunya Gikang’ a and Widow Maria Muthoni Kimunya. The late Mzee Samuel Kimunya Gikang’ a, aged 86, passed away on 4th July 2011 at a Nairobi hospital following a short illness and was laid to rest at his Kabati village in Kipipiri Constituency, Nyandarua County, on July 11th, 2011.

The late Samuel. In his condolence message read by Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka, during the funeral service held at his Kabati home, President Mwai Kibaki said he learned of the death of the late Mzee Samuel with deep sorrow and regret.

President Kibaki said the cruel hand of death had snatched the country a hardworking and respected community leader who had participated in various development projects.

I am proud of the contribution he made for this country and in particular for the struggle for our independence

— President Kibaki

The Head of State described the deceased as a generous, supportive, and humble person who answered the calls of those who needed his assistance. President Kibaki said although the late Mzee is physically gone the values he cherished will still remain with all those who loved him.

He as well urged the family to be strong and prayed to God to grant the soul of the late Samuel eternal rest. In his tribute, the Vice President described the late Samuel as a truly patriotic and focused leader who sacrificed a lot for the sake of the country’s independence.

“We honor and treasurer the contribution he made for this country so that we could be free today. Let us honor all the other freedom fighters who gave us this great nation,” he said.

He said the sending off of the late Mzee Kimunya coincides with the birth of Africa’s newest state the South Sudan which has lost about 2 million people during the civil war. The Requiem Mass was celebrated by Bishop Luigi Piairo of Nyahururu Catholic Diocese.

Amos Kimunya Parents, Brothers and Sisters

The late Mzee Samuel leaves behind a Widow Maria Muthoni Kimunya, seven children, several grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. VP attends the burial of The late Mzee Samuel Kimunya Gikang’ a father to Hon. Amos Kimunya the Minister for Transport at Kabati village in Kipipiri Constituency, Nyandarua County.

Amos Kimunya Wife

Amos is married to his beautiful wife, Lucy Kimunya. Previously, Hon Amos Kimunya was married to Sabina Chege, the television actress, radio presenter woman, and a Kenyan politician, where she is the representative for Murang’ a County. It is also said that they sired two children.

Amos Kimunya Daughter

In 2014, Hon. Kimunya denied facts that his daughter is married to Nairobi politician Reuben Ndolo’s son. He was responding to a story that runs in The Nairobian where the former Makadara legislature claimed that his son is married to Kimunya.

“I do not have a daughter married to Ndolo’s son. Check with him to clarify who his son is,” the former Kipipiri legislator claimed.

“My daughter is happily engaged to someone else.”During an interview in his office along Mama Ngina Street in Nairobi, Ndolo said his son was married to Kimunya’s daughter.

“My third-born son is actually married to former minister Amos Kimunya’s daughter, just to show how diverse and nationalistic my family is” he had said.

But when we contacted Ndolo to set the record straight, the former boxer said, “My son is married to Kimunya’s sister’s daughter. Your sister’s daughter is your daughter, so he should not complain,” he said.

Amos Kimunya Salary

According to our reliable source, an MP in Kenya earn a monthly basic taxable salary of Kshs. 532,500 and a number of allowances, meaning each member get an average minimum gross salary of Ksh1,378, 000. The allowances include mileage, sitting, and responsibility perks.

Besides their salaries, Members of Parliament are entitled to a mortgage loan, car loan, and medical cover facility. It is noteworthy that the mortgage and car facilities are loan facilities that are granted to Members of Parliament on interest and payable within five years being their term of office.

Amos Kimunya Net Worth

Kimunya’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million dollars. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a Television Personality. Through his various sources of income, Kimunya has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Facts About Amos Kimunya

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Amos Kimunya

Amos Kimunya Bio and Wiki

  • Full Names: Amos Muhinga Kimunya
  • Popular As: Kimunya
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation / Profession: Politician
  • Nationality: Kenyan
  • Race / Ethnicity: African
  • Religion: Christian
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Amos Kimunya Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 58 years of age(2020)
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Date of Birth: 6th March 1962
  • Place of Birth: Kiambu, Kenya
  • Birthday: March 6th
Amos Kimunya Photo
Amos Kimunya Photo

Amos Kimunya Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Not Known
  • Mother: Not Known
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): 4
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse: Married to Sophia Wambui
  • Girlfriend: Not Applicable
  • Children: Not Available

Amos Kimunya Networth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $3 million
  • Salary: Ksh 1,378, 000
  • Source of Income: Politician

Amos Kimunya House and Cars

  • Place of living: To be Updated
  • Cars:  Car Brand to be Updated

Amos Kimunya Career

Professional Experience

Amos Kimunya worked for the private firm of Carr Stanyer Gitau and Company as a CPA from 1986 to 1993, rising to the position of a senior manager. In 1990 he was seconded to Neville Russel Chartered Accountants in London for two years. He qualified as a certified public secretary in 1992. Two years later, Amos Kimunya founded Finmans Consulting in Nairobi.

In 1997 the company merged with Matrix and became known as Matrix Development Consultants. Kimunya was a director and consultant from 1998 until 2003, specializing in financial management and related consulting with a special focus on the development sector.

Kimunya is a past chairman of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants, director at the Kenya College of Accountancy, member, National Year 2000 Steering Committee, convened to address the Y2K millennium bug, a council member of the Association of Professional Societies in East Africa, and the convenor of its finance and general purposes committee.

Amos Kimunya is also a past chairman, Muthaiga Golf Club – of which he is a director – and a member of the advisory board of the Kenya Anti-Corruption Authority, which was later transformed into the Anti-Corruption Police Unit Advisory Committee. Kimunya is a member of the government-appointed task force on the reform of penal laws and procedures, with a specific interest in the control of economic crimes.

Membership to Committees

Date: 2017 To date
Committee: House Business Committee
Position Held: Member

Date: 2017 To date
Committee: Departmental Committee on Education, Research & Technology
Position Held: Vice Chairperson

Date: 2010-2013
Committee: Deputy Leader of Government Business
Position Held:

Date: 2003-2013
Committee:  House Business Committee
Position Held:  Not Available

Amos Kimunya Political Positions

2013: Aspirant Member of Parliament for Kipipiri Constituency.

2008 – 4th March 2013: Member of Parliament for Kipipiri

2009 – 2010: Cabinet Minister for Trade (In acting capacity)

Started 2009: Cabinet Minister of Transport

April 2008 – July 2008: Cabinet Minister of Finance

Started 2007: Member of Party of National Unity

2006 – 2007: Cabinet Minister of Finance

2003 – 2007: Member of Parliament for Kipipiri

2003 – 2006: Cabinet Minister of Lands & Settlement

Overview of a Members of Parliament in Kenya

Kenya has a total of 349 Members of Parliament; 290 elected from the constituencies, 47 women elected from the counties, and 12 members nominated by parliamentary political parties to represent special interests of youth, persons with disabilities, and workers. The speaker serves as an ex-official member.

Responsibilities of Member Parliament

  • Representation: Acts on your behalf on issues of concern to you & the nation.
  • Oversight: Controls budget, oversees the presidency, ministries, and parastatals plus appointments.
  • Legislation: Develops or contributes to lawmaking.
  • CDF: Runs the Constituency Development Fund.

Qualifications for Election as an MP

A person is eligible for election as a member of Parliament if the person

  • is registered as a voter;
  • satisfies any educational, moral and ethical requirements prescribed by this Constitution or by an Act of Parliament
  • is nominated by a political party, or is an independent candidate who is supported by at least one thousand registered voters in the constituency

Disqualifications for Election as an MP

A person is disqualified from being elected a member of Parliament if the person

  • is a State officer or other public officer, other than a member of Parliament;
  • has, at any time within the five years immediately preceding the date of the election, held office as a member of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission;
  • has not been a citizen of Kenya for at least the ten years immediately preceding the date of the election;
  • is a member of a county assembly;
  • is of unsound mind;
  • is an undischarged bankrupt;
  • is subject to a sentence of imprisonment of at least six months, as at the date of registration as a candidate, or at the date of the election; (A person is not disqualified unless all possibility of appeal or review of the relevant sentence or decision has been exhausted)
  • is found, in accordance with any law, to have misused or abused a State office or public office or in any way to have contravened Chapter Six.pf the Kenyan constitution

Frequently Asked Questions About Amos Kimunya

Who is Amos Kimunya?

Amos Kimunya is a Kenyan politician and the current  Member of Parliament for Kipipiri Constituency.

How old is Amos Kimunya?

He was born on March 6, 1962. He is 58 years old as of 2020.

Is Amos Kimunya married?

Amos is married to his beautiful wife, Lucy Kimunya.

Amos Kimunya Salary?

According to our reliable source, an MP in Kenya earn a monthly basic taxable salary of Kshs. 532,500 and a number of allowances, meaning each member get an average minimum gross salary of Ksh1,378, 000. The allowances include mileage, sitting, and responsibility perks.

How much is Amos Kimunya’s Net Worth?

Kimunya’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million dollars. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a Television Personality. Through his various sources of income, Kimunya has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Where does Amos Kimunya live?

Because of security reasons, Amos has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.

Where is Amos Kimunya now?

He is the current MP for Kipipiri Constituency

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