Mercy Wanjiku Gakuya- Biography, Age, Family, Education, Marriage, Career, Net Worth.

Mercy Wanjiku Gakuya is a Kenyan politician and a current Member of Parliament for Kasarani Constituency in Nairobi County. Mercy Gakuya has been a member of Jubilee Party (JP), since 2017 and an Aspirant Member of Parliament of Republic of Kenya representing Kasarani Constituency.


She was born and brought up in Nairobi County, before her family relocated to Muringa though the information about Mercy Gakuya’s date of birth is not yet known. Mercy Gakuya likes to keep her personal matters away from the public making it difficult to know the year she was born but this information will be updated as soon as it is available.


Mercy Gakuya is the daughter of James Gakuya, the late member of parliament for Embakasi North constituency.


Mercy Gakuya had her primary and secondary education at Muringa Primary School and Gitugi Girls Secondary School respectively. Mercy Gakuya furthered her education at the University of Nairobi where she earned a bachelor’s degree in a Chemistry and Zoology, and a master’s degree in Medical Physiology. Mercy Gakuya also joined the Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology to acquire a master’s degree in Leadership and Governance.


Mercy has been divorced by her loving husband over alleged illicit affair with her driver, her former husband caught her redhanded in a city hotel with her driver being on top of her. Husband’s ego was bruised after catching his wife serving her goodies to a junior staff member, who took advantage of her husband’s poor bedroom skills to service his wife. Her husband had no choice but to kick out her wife.

Mercy Wanjiku Gakuya Career

Mercy Gakuya was elected as the member of parliament for Kasarani Constituency in Nairobi County in 2017. Before joining politics, Mercy Gakuya worked as a lecturer at Kenyatta University. Mercy Gakuya became a member of the Parliamentary Broadcasting & Library committee and the Departmental Committee on Health at the National Assembly in 2017.

Mercy Wanjiku Gakuya Net Worth

Working as a Member of Parliament in Kenya, Mercy Gakuya earns a monthly basic taxable salary of Kshs. 532,500 plus a number of allowances, meaning Mercy Gakuya gets an average minimum gross salary of Ksh1,378, 000. These allowances are mileage, sitting and responsibility perks, though Mercy Gakuya’s estimated net worth for the year 2020 is still under the review and will be updated as soon as it is available.

Mercy Wanjiku Gakuya
Mercy Wanjiku Gakuya