Winnie Odinga is the youngest daughter of Azimio flag-bearer Raila Amollo Odinga. She is a bold and well-articulated lady that supports her father’s political career as she has been spotted at several political rallies.
Winnie Odinga was born on March 6th, 1990 in Kenya. She was named after the late Winnie Mandela, who was an apartheid heroine and former South African President Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife. Winnie shared that at the age of eleven, her mother, Mama Ida Odinga gave her Winnie Mandela’s biography which helped shape her and her life perspective.
For her early education, Winnie went to Rusinga school and later went to Brookhouse High School. She then went to the University of Philadelphia where she attained a degree in International Business and Corporate Communication.
In an earlier interview with the standard, Winnie shared that she works for her father as his bodyguard, briefcase carrier, transport companion, and sometimes driver. She is also into photography as she had started a photography business while still in school.
On multiple occasions, the 31-year-old has been asked if she plans on becoming a politician like her father. Winnie has always answered No, explaining that she does not think it would suit her since she does not believe in a political career but in those who choose to be politicians as they see a gap they can fit in.
Winnie also revealed that she is in the energy sector a few years ago in an interview with Michael Gitonga. She shared that she believed that energy is the first step towards any significant development as it drives nearly everything in the country. She plans on promoting the use of renewable energy and advocating for climate action among the youth in the country.
Winnie Odinga is a family lady who is close to her family. She was born to Raila Amolo Odinga to Mama Ida Odinga. She is the youngest among four; the Late Fidel Odinga, Rosemary Odinga, and Raila Odinga. Winnie spent most of her childhood alone since her siblings were a lot older than she was.
When it comes to her love life, very little is known by the public. However, Winnie Odinga is unmarried, with zero children. She recently shared that she would get married in the state house after her father becomes president.
Winnie Odinga’s net worth is currently unavailable.
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