Kenyan Renowned Women Who are ‘Proudly’ Married as Second wives

In Kenya, it is common for female celebrities to keep their personal lives private. However, in recent years, some have openly acknowledged their roles as second wives.

This article by MURANGANEWS highlights prominent Kenyan women who are married as second wives.

Kenyan Women Married as Second Wives

Mary Kilobi

Media personality Mary Kilobi is married to COTU boss Francis Atwoli, a union that has gained significant attention in Kenya due to their considerable age difference. Kilobi is the third wife of Atwoli, who is 35 years her senior.

Esther Passaris

Nairobi Woman Representative Esther Passaris is married to billionaire Pius Ngugi, making her his second wife. Ngugi is also married to Josephine Wambui Ngugi. Passaris has expressed pride in her polygamous marriage during past interviews.

Sabina Chege

Former Murang’a Woman Representative Sabina Chege is the second wife of tycoon Maina Gathito, who previously served as the acting manager of the Dairy Board.

Cate Waruguru

Former Laikipia Member of Parliament Cate Waruguru is married to businessman Peter Waweru as his second wife. Shortly after their engagement, Waweru and his first wife, Njoki, who share three children, separated.

Suzanna Owiyo

Renowned musician Suzanna Owiyo surprised many when she revealed that she has been a second wife for 16 years. She and her husband, Eric Ounga, have a daughter together.

These women have navigated the complexities of polygamous marriages, bringing their personal experiences into the public eye and challenging traditional norms.