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Mutula Kilonzo Jnr Bio, Age , Family, Education, Law career, Political career, Net worth.

By MJR Jun2,2024
Mutula Kilonzo
Mutula Kilonzo

Mutula Kilonzo Jnr is a renowned Kenyan politician and lawyer who is currently the Makueni County governor. He is also an advocate of the Supreme Court and High Court of Kenya. Mutula is a managing partner in Kilonzo and Company Advocates.

Junior is a member and the vice-chairperson of the Wiper Democratic Movement, Kenya (WDM-K).

Mutula is the second governor for Makueni County. He succeed Prof. Kivutha Kibwana who served as the first governor from 27 March 2013 to 25 August 2022.

Previously, Kilonzo Junior served the people Makueni as a senator after he was elected as the county’s second senator in a by-election in July 2013. This was after the sudden demise of his father Mutula Kilonzo who was at the time the senator for Makueni. Junior was re-elected as the Makueni senator in August 2017.

Age and Birthday

Mutula Jnr was born in 1975 in Mbooni, Makueni County. He is 49 years old as of 2024. No accurate information but his birthday at the moment.

Mutula Kilonzo Jnr Family

Parents and Siblings

Junior is a fruit of love between the late Mutula Kilonzo and his first wife. He is a brother to Kethi and Wanza.

He has step-siblings from his father’s second wife Nduku Musau namely; Mutune, Mwathi, Musembi and Musau.

Wife and Children

The handsome lawyer got married to his beautiful and loving wife Anita Munyasya in 2019 and are blessed with two adorable kids.

Mutula Kilonzo Jnr Education

The celebrated lawyer enrolled in Jamhuri Primary School in 1981 and sat for his KCPE in year 1989. He then joined Nairobi Milimani Secondary School in 1990 for his secondary education and sat for KCSE in 1993. Being a bright student, Mutula did exceptionally well in school.

He later joined Dr. Ambedkar College, Nagpur India in 1994 where he took a Bachelor of Law (LLB). He graduated in 1999.

Mutula Kilonzo Jnr Law Career

The incumbent Makueni County Governor is as well a Certified Public Secretary and an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Kenya. Additionally, he is a member of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association and the Law Society of Kenya.

He started his career in law as a trainee in his father’s firm, Kilonzo and Company Advocates after his graduation from law school in 1999. In 2001, he became a partner in the law firm and later in 2007 promoted to a senior partner.

He has a wide experience in legal matters. He is an expert in election petition, criminal, conveyance, family, commercial law.

Mutula Kilonzo Jnr Political Career

The seasoned Lawyer first ventured into politics accidentally in July 2013 after the sudden death of his father Mutula Kilonzo who was at the time first Makueni County Senator. Kilonzo Jnr ran for the Makueni Senatorial seat by the Wiper Democratic Movement, Kenya ticket in a by-election which he claimed landside victory against veteran politicians such as Philip Kaloki and John Harun Mwau. He was re-elected for a second term in August 2017.

In the August 2022 general elections, Mutula won the Gubernatorial race to become the second Makueni governor taking over from Prof. Kivutha Kibwana who is the pioneer governor.

Mutula Kilonzo Jnr Net worth

The renowned lawyer and politician has an estimated net worth of over $5 million as of 2024.


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