Merhali Zaheer Jhanda biography is a life story like no other for a prolific mixed-race Kenyan politician cum businessman. He is brilliant, sly, and sociable as much as you want him.
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Nyaribari Chache Member of Parliament has been sliding in celebrity status for the past two decades. He continues to prosper in amassing more power and erecting business empires.
Merhali Zaheer Jhanda profile summary
|Mentor||Don Bosco Gichana|
Merhali Zaheer Jhanda biography
Zaheer is your no-ordinary politician being schooled by the smartest gold dealers in the country.
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Who is he and how did he manage to become a billionaire within a decade?
Zaheer Jhanda age and ancestry
Born in the early 80s, Hon Zaheer Jhanda age is about 40 years as of 2023. The youthful politician looks sharp and confident in his short stature.
Zaheer with Arab roots originates in a wealthy family which previously settled in Kisii town. His father died several years and his mother in 2021.
Merhali Zaheer Jhanda education history
The flamboyant legislature attended Kisii Primary school located across the iconic Gusii Stadium.
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On completing his KCPE exams, he joined Kisii Progressive Secondary School and finally sat for his KCSE exams at Cardinal Otunga Mosocho High School.
Zaheer businesses and political career
Zaheer started his career as a hustler in Kisii town where he owned a web of small businesses. He also doubled up as an event organizer. Thirsting for more money, Zaheer relocated to Nairobi City.
While in the capital, Zaheer befriended political cronies and later gained the trust of renowned politicians such as Don Bosco who would become his mentor.
Before long, he started hanging out with bigwigs such as Oscar Sudi, Fidel Odinga, Mike Sonko, and his Excellency Dr William Samoei Ruto. At this point, he had already become a multi-millionaire and a billionaire in waiting.
Businesses and properties
Zaheer owns a first-class car wash in Nairobi Valley Arcade area. He also brags about a high-end car bazaar within the capital. On top of that, Zaheer owns two choppers which he leases to clients for an extra income.
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His preferred mode of travel being a helicopter, Zaheer navigates the streets with a flashy Lexus LX570, not to mention a garage of other luxurious cars in his modern Kilimani home.
Zaheer Jhanda wealth & gold scam
With a steadily growing financial profile, Zaheer became a director in Dubai based gold dealer firm called Zlivia.
Before long, he acquired a 12 per cent stake in Zlivia Company which is a mastermind of Congo gold deals.
In 2019, Zaheer was accused of swindling Ksh. 400 million from the United Arab Emirates royal family in a gold deal gone wrong.
In the same years, his firm Altana Corporation Ltd Company was also dragged into a land compensation scheme amounting to Ksh. 900 million.
The net worth of Zaheer Jhanda is reportedly Ksh 30 million with a salary of Ksh. 500,000 and millions in monthly profit.
Merhali Zaheer Jhanda family, wives, & children
Tycoon Zaheer Jhanda is married to a couple of wives excluding Amber Ray with whom he separated in 2018.
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The ex-lovebirds met in 2016 through a friend artiste for whom Faith Makau alias Amber Ray was a vixen. Their marital union lasting 2 years gradually broke loose.
Some sources allege that Zaheer and his first wife Aaliyah are blessed with 3 children. He is also blessed with a son in his second marriage with the soft-spoken Alice Moraa.
His children include the first-born Nyaboke, the second-born Sokoro, and two last-born sons. Zaheer’s close relatives include Bosongo business mogul and Shabana FC founder Dogo Khan.
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In 2022, Zaheer won Nyaribari Chache MP Seat which he had narrowly lost to Richard Tongi in 2017. As a result, Merhali Zaheer Jhanda biography is a newsmaker among staunch followers and critics.