|Real Name/Full Name||Jackson Kibor|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Mzee Kibor|
|Birth Place:||Kipkabus, Ausin Gishu|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||1934|
|Age/How Old:||87 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 180 cm |
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 87 Kg|
In Pounds – 191 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – unknown |
Mother – unknown
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Eunita Kibor|
|Kids/Children Name:||Yes (many)|
|Profession:||Former politician and farmer|
|Net Worth:||Ksh6 Billion/$56 Million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Mzee Kibor, as he is popularly known, is a Kenyan billionaire. He is one of the wealthiest businessmen in Kenya. He is a retired politician and also a prominent farmer whose origin is Ausin Gishu. He is a former KANU chairman and was a friend of the former president, the late Daniel Arap Moi. He has amassed his wealth from the large tracts of land and other property that he owns.
Biography and Early Life
Mzee Kibor is from Kipkabus, Ausin Gishu county, where he was born. 1934 is his year of birth, but the exact date and month he has not revealed. He has not disclosed much about his family, but shortly before his mother’s death, he moved to Nandi County with him. Later he returned to Kipkabus, where he began doing casual jobs at a tanning facility because of the financial problems he was facing. After leaving his job here, he went for another job as a lorry driver for the late millionaire, Jonathan Kibogy, still from Ausin Gishu. He was paid Ksh 75 every month in 1958, five years before Kenya gained independence from the British colonialists.
Mzee Jackson Kibor did not receive one of the best education. He dropped out of class five in 1957 because he could not raise the 1.50 shillings every year to pay for his school fees. He was employed as a herds boy and also a driver on the same farm. Although he had a horrible background, this did not stop him from becoming the wealthy man he is today.
Personal Life: Wife, Kids, Children, Wives, Sons, Daughters
Mzee Kibor has a large family. He has four wives, and the youngest of his wives is Eunita, who is 36 years old. After he divorced his two wives, Naomi Jeptoo and Jepkoech, in a span of 14 months, he became the talk of the town. Jepkoech had been his wife for 52 years before he divorced her. They had five children together. Kobor accused his wife of being cruel and denying him conjugal rights. On the other hand, Jepkoech defended, saying that Kibor, who was by then 83 changed after marrying his third wife, Naomi, and later Eunita. Eunita has been accused of having problems with the children from other wives and also interfering with Kibor’s wealth distribution. He divorced his third wife of 43 years, Naomi Jeptoo, on 18 December 2018 after a court order.
He had taken to court to be granted the go-ahead to have his six children get a DNA test before he can allocate them 2000 acre land. He had not married these children’s mothers thus was skeptical about whether they are really his biological children. He even accused them of attempting to sell his 2000 acre piece of land, the same they had done to some of his property in Nairobi and Mombasa.
Is Mzee Kibor Gay?
No. Kibor has a straightforward sexual orientation. He is not gay and has never had such rumors. He has married four wives but has divorced them except his last wife, who is 26 years old. He has several children.
Kibor is a renowned farmer in Ausin Gishu. He owns over 3 500 acres of land on Ausin Gishu and Trans Nzoia despite coming from a humble background.
He started working in the tanning company before he left to be a lorry driver for the late millionaire Jonathan Kibogy. He used to transport maize and potatoes across East Africa, and although life was tough, he learned how to save. Within a short time, he had accumulated enough money to purchase his potatoes and sold in Kampala. He would buy at Sh 16 and would then sell at ah 16. He saved the profit and used it to purchase his canter lorry.
He has also been a large-scale farmer for maize and wheat, which has generated a huge amount of money. Earlier, he had won sh 35 000 in darts championship and a showroom car. He then borrowed sh 55 000 from Land Banks and added to the 35 k he had won and bought his first land, precisely 836 acres, and started growing maize and dairy farming. He was helped by his first wife, Mary, on his farm. As a result, he acquired his second piece of land of 1 543 acres in Kabenes worth Sh 220 000 followed by another in Kitale of 1 160 acres at Sh 1.5 million, where he reared Friesian cows.
Awards and Achievements
Mzee Jackson Kibor has So far not recorded any awards in his career. he has, however, inspired many people in the country to be hard working no matter their backgrounds. He is now one of the wealthiest persons in Kenya, with lots of properties in different parts of the country.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mzee Kibor in 2021
Mzee Kibor has an estimated net worth of more than sh 6 billion. Jackson Kibor has acquired his wealth from his large farm, which is approximately 4 500 acres. He also owns other properties in real estate and plots in Kapsabet, Eldoret, and Nairobi. He leads a luxurious lifestyle.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He has married four wives and has children from other women, although he never married them.
- He is among the first farmers to import six Mercedes-Benz S and C classes.
Mzee Kibor is one of the most famous persons in Kenya. He is very hardworking since he was a young boy and after his mother’s death. He had to drop out of school because he could not afford the school fees and started working. He has accumulated a huge amount of wealth from his career as a farmer and a politician.