Wambui Collymore is the soft-spoken widow of the late Safaricom Chief Executive Officer – Bob Collymore. She came to the limelight after Bob passed away having succumbed to Leukemia. Wambui Collymore then went into her usual reserved and private lifestyle avoiding the public by all means. This article looks into her story highlighting her background, personal life, career journey, and more details.
Wambui Collymore Age and Place of Birth
She was born in 1982 and named by her parents Wambui Wamae Kamiru. Her family hails from the Central region of Kenya.
Wambui Collymore Education Background
Mrs. Collymore is an alumnus of Loreto Convent Msongari where she attended her high school education.
Wambui Collymore Career Journey
Moreover, Wambui is an art enthusiast who established The Art Space which is a commercial art gallery in Nairobi.
Wambui Collymore Personal Life
Wambui was known to the public as Bob Collymore’s wife during his sendoff. She gave a wonderful tribute to her husband cherishing their moments together. Wambui described the whole situation similar to one of the trips Bob would take only that this time he would not be coming back. This is because the deceased had been prepared and had set all his affairs in order as the Leukemia was at an acute stage.
Bob Collymore will always be remembered as a great leader, enthusiastic and charismatic, a Jazz music lover, and a wonderful father and husband to his children and wife. Wambui Wamae got married to Bob in 2016 on 2nd April in a luxurious and posh wedding held in Kitisuru and attended by Chief Executive Officers from around the country and beyond.
Previously, Wambui was married to a man named Kinyua Joseph with whom she had borne twin daughters. Her divorce from Kinyua had caused some legal trouble as they accused each other of different divorce reasons.
Afterward, Wambui and Bob Collymore enjoyed a great friendship in their marriage as they would often be seen together very happy. Bob asked the president of Kenya before he died to ensure that Wambui and the girls were properly cared for and lacked nothing.
In the recently concluded court hearing at the High Court, Wambui was granted temporary permission to manage his assets worth an approximated Ksh 200,000,000. Additionally, she was tied to ensuring she made decisions in consultation with Bob’s children from a previous marriage – James and Sarah from his marriage to Claire-Bishop Collymore.
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|Real Names||Wambui Wamae Kamiru Collymore|
|Age||39 (As of 2021)|
|Place of Birth||Kenya|
|Year of Birth||1982|
|Spouse||The late Bob Collymore|
|Net Worth||Ksh 250,000,000|