Julie Gichuru is a Kenyan Entrepreneur and Media Personality with investments in media, fashion retail and entertainment sectors. She is an Independent Director on the Boards of Brand KENYA Board and Acumen Communications Ltd and is a Fellow and Trustee of the Africa Leadership Initiative EA
Julie gichuru biography, cv, life history, age, wealth, daughter, salary, family, contacts, house, daughter and husband
JULIE GICHURU BIOGRAPHY
Julie Gathoni Sumira Gichuru (born 7 January 1974) in Wanyee estate, Dagoretti, Nairobi. She is a Kenyan journalist and news anchor formerly worked for Royal Media Services as Group Digital Business Manager and talk show host.
JULIE GICHURU HUSBAND
She has been married for 20 years to anthony Gichuru who is a Kenyan enterprise
JULIE GICHURU FAMILY AND CHILDREN
she is of mixed race, with her father’s family originally from Kashmir and her mother’s family from Kiambu. Her grandfather was born in Kabete.
they are blessed with 5 children. Daniel Gichuru, Joseph Gichuru, Kimoshe Gichuru, Njeri Gichuru
JULIE GICHURU CV
Julie’s career in the media over the past 15 years has seen her work across the fields of broadcast, print and digital media. In 2000-2002 Julie ran a lifetyle magazine called Quest. Moving on to broadcast she worked as a news presenter and hosted a hard hitting radio talk show at Capital FM before transiting to television where she has created and hosted a record number of highly successful news and current affairs shows across a number of media houses. Julie worked with a team at Citizen TV to conceptualize and host the groundbreaking news show Sunday Live with Julie Gichuru. This pioneer news and current affairs show launched in 2008 at Citizen TV, redefining the style and delivery of news in Kenya. In 2009 Julie conceptualized and hosted Fist to Five for Change, which facilitated reconciliation and healing for victims and perpetrators of post election violence in Kenya.
Julie Gichuru has also pioneered an impressive number of television shows, from the first Kenyan investigative TV series, The Inside Story, to various current affairs shows including the celebrated post election peace specials Voices of Reason.
JULIE GICHURU WEALTH
She is worth millions and money is not a problem
JULIE GICHURU EDUCATION
she started her education at St Christophers School in Nairobi and at the age of eight attended the Green Herald in Bangladesh where her father was posted for military training.
On returning to Kenya Julie spent a term at Karen C school based in Karen before transferring to Loreto Convent Msongari in Standard Four. In Form 2 Julie convinced her parents to transfer her from the local 8-4-4 system to a GCE boarding school and she joined Imani School in Thika for Form 3 and 4.
Gichuru holds an LLB Law and an MBA from Cardiff Law School University of Wales and Cardiff Business School University of Wales resepctively.
JULIE GICHURU AGE
She was born in 7 January 1974
JULIE GICHURU CONTACTS
JULIE GICHURU FOUNDATION
he Footprints Africa Foundation has been established by Anthony and Julie Gichuru to help empower and grow healthy, dignified and informed societies in the region. FAF supports the Great Debaters Contest and the Africa Leadership Dialogues, both platforms for discussion and exchange of ideas on African challenges and opportunities. These forums are now televised for impact across millions of households. FAF also supports the Natembea Campaign launched by a youth group called the Gisma Group. This campaign empowers people with health and hygiene information and delivers shoes to schools in highly disadvantaged areas. The Natembea Campaign has impacted positively on the lives of thousands of children across Kenya. FAF believes in giving people a chance to make a mark, to leave a footprint of positivity on the world.