Bob Collymore education, wife, marriage, social life, salary

Bob Collymore death on Monday morning came as shocker to many.

Despite all his fame and wealth, Bob was always a low-key person but always social with however he interected with.

Well here are five things about his life that perhaps will make you understand who Bob Collymore is and what he went through in his journey of life.

 Education

According to Wikipedia, Collymore was born in Guyana and raised by his grandparents there. At the age of 16, he moved to join his mother in the United Kingdom, attending Selhurst High School.

Upon leaving school, he was offered a place at Warwick University but had to turn the opportunity down as he was ineligible for funding. Further details about his University education is yet to be made public at the time of penning this article.

Marriage

Speaking to local media early December 2018, the CEO opened up on his marriage and revealed that he has been married three times but divorced twice.

Until his death, Collymore was married to Kenyan woman, Ms Clare Wambui Kamiru. They held an invite-only wedding in Kitisuru Nairobi in April 2016.

Salary and net worth 

In his individual assets declaration 2015, Collymore revealed he earns Ksh 10 Million a month, adding up to close to Sh109 million per year.

The Safaricom boss also revealed that he is also worth over Sh200 million in assets and cash both in Kenya and overseas.

Wife

According to her website, Wambui is the founder of The Art Space, an independent commercial art gallery situated on Riverside Drive, Nairobi.

She was an ex-wife to Joseph Kenyua. The two were married for close to five years and blessed with twins before they divorced. The twins have been living with their mother to date.

Social life

Bob was a Sociable man who mingled with people. From showbiz industry to media personalities he had notable friends whom he could meet and interact with.

Gospel musician Juliani, Jimmy Gait and media personalities Julie Gichuru, Jeff Koinange, Maina Kangeni were some of his notable friends.

We at Jambonews send our heartfelt condolences to the family of Bob Collymore.