Jacque Maribe Biography: Age, Current Job, Baby Daddy, Fiancé, Award

Jacque Maribe qualifications
Jackie is best known for interviewing top Kenyan politicians.


Jacque Maribe (born December 18, 1989) is a Kenyan presenter and reporter. She is a famous face on television and works at the Royal Media Services as a reporter on political affairs.

In 2005, the reporter played a role in the Constant Gardener. In 2009, Maribe became a senior Political Reporter at K24 TV and worked until 2011.

The media personality worked as a Political Affairs Reporter at Kiss TV of Radio Africa Group. 

Jacque Maribe
Jacque Maribe biography
Jackie Maribe is from Embu tribe.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Jacque Maribe
Born:December 18, 1989 (age 33 years)
Tribe:Embu tribe
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Maribe Mwangi
Alma mater:Journalism studies
Occupation:Presenter and reporter
Baby Daddy:Eric Omondi
Fiancé:Joseph Kuria Irungu, aka Jowie

Early Life

Jacque Maribe was born on December 18, 1989, and grew up with her siblings under the care of her parents in Buruburu, Nairobi. She attended elementary and secondary school in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya.

Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Maribe Mwangi, live in BuruBuru estate in Nairobi. She resides in Royal Park Estate, Langata, after moving from BuruBuru.


The bubbly television personality attended State House Girls High School in Nairobi Suburbs. After high school, she studied journalism studies at the University of Nairobi.


Jacque Maribe is best known for being an actress on a local TV show in 2005. She joined journalism as a political reporter for the television station K24 in 2009.

After working for two years at K24, she moved to a radio station still as a political reporter. She worked as a political affairs reporter at Kiss TV of Radio Africa Group from 2011 to 2012. 

Maribe is currently the Political Affairs Reporter for Citizen TV. She joined the television station in 2012.

Personal Life

Jacque Maribe son
Jackie has a son with Eric Omondi.

Jacque is a proud mother of a six-year-old Zahari. She and the celebrated Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi welcomed their son on May 14, 2014.

Close Friend

Rumors made waves that Jacque was dating Dennis Itumbi, the Director of Digital Communication in the Office of the President. They have been close friends for a long time.

Tongues started wagging after a picture of them kissing in public went viral. Also, on December 18, 2015, she received a birthday cake from him while she read the lunchtime news on television.

They never said anything about being in love or engaged. 


Jacque Maribe fiancé
Joseph Kuria Irungu, popularly known as Jowie, proposed to Jacque Maribe.

Though her baby daddy never asked her to marry him, someone else did. 

Jacque Maribe and her boyfriend Joseph Kuria Irungu, aka Jowie, got engaged on June 30, 2018. Friends and loved ones witnessed the romantic moment. The proposal video surfaced on the internet. 

However, her fiancé got linked to the killing of a woman identified as Monica Kimani in Kilimani, which affected their love life.

After interrogating Maribe, they confirmed her as an accessory to the murder. She tried to cover up Jowi’s even after knowing what he had done.


Jacque Maribe won the Head of State Commendation winner in 2017. She received the civilian award from the Head of State, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta.

Social Profiles

Jackie has profiles across several social media platforms. She posts about her personal life and work.