Susan Kihika whose full name is Susan Wakarura Kihika, is a Kenyan lawyer and politician. Susan is the current Senator for Nakuru County. Kihika served as the first female speaker of Nakuru County Assembly. She is also the President of the IPU Bureau of Women Parliamentarians.
Hon. Kihika was born in 1974.
Susan was born in Nakuru County in 1974. Susan Kihika’s father was a politician in Moi’s era. She is among the 41 children that her father sired. Susan was sixth born from her mother, Alice, second wife.
Susan is married to Sam Mburu, a businessman who is a close friend to deputy president William Ruto. Mburu was married to Beatrice Wanjiku before meeting Susan. Mburu and Beatrice had two children, unfortunately, they got divorced in 2016. However, she filed for a divorce in 2018. Hon. Susan is the mother of two daughters, Tiffany and Ashley.
She attended Busara Forest View Academy in Nyahururu for her 0 level education and Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls’ High School in Nyeri for her A level. Susan then went to the United States in 1992, for further studies.
Susan was admitted to the University of North Texas, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from the Law School of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, in 2006. Kihika was enrolled at the Texas Bar, after passing the her requisite examinations.
Susan Kihika Career
She worked in the public service, following her graduation from law school. Susan, later, left public service and established ‘The Kihika Law Firm’ in Dallas, Texas. After 20 consecutive years in the United States, Susan left and returned to Kenya, homeland in 2012. Susan contested the Bahati Constituency parliamentary seat but lost in 2013. Susan then went on to beat a field of seven opponents, to emerge as the first Assembly Speaker of Nakuru County.
Susan Kihika Net worth
Susan, working as a senators in Kenya, earns a monthly basic taxable salary of Kshs. 532,500 and other allowances, thus she gets gross salary of Ksh1,378, 000. Her exact net worth is not yet known but will be updated as soon as it’s available.