Maina Kageni Biography: Age, Wife, Salary, Net Worth

Maina Kageni, the self-proclaimed ‘Voice of Women’ is a high-ranking radio host in Kenya. The title ‘Voice of women’ is a result of his morning show at the Nairobi’s Classic 105 where he is viewed as women’s marriage advisor. However, most women are not aware of Kageni’s stand in marriage. Therefore, to get more details about Maina Kageni, it is important to look at his biography and love life. It is on this note that the article tackles Maina Kageni biography, wife, salary, and net worth.

Maina Kageni Biography

Maina Kageni is 47 years old as of 2021. He was born on 29 June 1974 in Nairobi Kenya. The radio host celebrates his birthday on 29the June every year. At this age, Kageni is a man who has a lot to share on matters life and how to handle it.

It is worth noting that Maina is nephew to S.K Macharia, the Royal Media Services CEO.

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Maina Kageni eating
Maina Kageni (Courtesy)

Maina Kageni Education

  • Primary School: Westlands Primary School
  • Secondary School: Laser Hill Academy

Maina Always wanted to be a lawyer. Therefore, after his high school education, he was sent to the United Kingdom to pursue his college education. However, he arrived in the U.K, he valued money than education. As a result, he did not register in college. He went to get different jobs including working with a Chinese firm as a truck driver and fish distributor.

Kageni’s mother was shocked when she traveled to the U.K. to attend her son’s graduation. It was then that she realized her son did not enroll in college as his name was not among the graduates. Filled with anger and disappointments, she warned Maina never to return to Nairobi.

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Maina Kageni’s Wiki and Bio Data

Maina Kageni Salary
Maina Kageni (Photo: courtesy)
Full NamesMaina Kageni
Popular NameMaina
Date of BirthJune 29, 1974
Age47 years
Sexual OrientationUnknown
MotherRahab Wangui
SiblingsBrother and Sister
Marital StatusSingle
CareerRadio Host
Maina’s Bio-Data and Wiki

Maina Kageni Salary

Kageni is among the highest-paid radio hosts in Kenya. He hosts the Maina and King’ang’i morning show on Nairobi’s Classic 105. At this station, Maina pockets Ksh. 2 million per month. On top of this, he gets a lump sum of allowances from his employer.


When he came back from the U.K, Maina was lucky enough to get his first radio job at Radio Africa. Later, he proceeded to Nation FM. From Nation FM, he went to Classic 105 where is works to date.

Maina Kageni Wife and Love Life

There have been rumors in Kenya that Maina Kageni is gay. Many people in the country suspect him to be gay because, despite being over 40 years, he has never shown signs of being seriously involved with a woman. However, Maina rubbished these rumors stating that he is not gay. He said that his first wife was Anne but they broke up.

Based on his sentiments at Classic 105, Maina does not seem interested in women or marriage. At one point he said, “Sometimes marriage is not for everyone but never say never and I believe that, you know why? Sir Charles Njonjo got married at 54 or 59 an ako 100 sai. Wewe oa tukuzike at 63. Wewe ndio utajimaliza coz, what married people do is to try and keep you and impress. You try and do crazy, out-of-this-world things that you think she will remember forever, that is how you kill yourself. First of all, your woman will always have more money than you, because she doesn’t spend it, she saves it. So, don’t think buying her a Mercedes Benz is impressing her.” From such sentiments, it is clear that Maina Kageni does not have a wife and does not intend to marry soon.

However, Maina revealed his crush on Janet Mbugua and Sanaipei Tande on social media and at Classic 105 respectively. Therefore, it is good to say he is not gay.

Maina Kageni enjoying a ride (Courtesy)

Maina Kageni Net Worth

Maina’s net worth stands at approximately Ksh. 150 million. The net worth factors some of his properties including real estate. The Radio host disclosed that he spend Ksh. 4,000 daily according to his monthly budget.

He drives some of the latest posh cars like BMW and Hammer. All these have been made possible because the radio host has diversified his revenue sources. Finally, Maina is also a professional Kenyan golfer.

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Maina and King’ang’i in the Morning

Maina and King’ang’i is a classic 105 breakfast show that warms the hearts of many Kenyans. It is at this show that Maina talks about marriage where he advises women. The show is made lively especially by the hilarious jokes by Mwalimu King’ang’i. The love of Kenyans for this show is evident by the many Matatus and private cars that tune in.

Maina Kageni Properties

Expensive Cars

  • Chevrolet. Maina Kageni is so famous that Chevrolet company gave him a Manchester United branded car. The aim was for him to drive around freely.
  • BMW
  • Hammer


Maina Kageni owns an expensive house in Nairobi Karen area. The mansion is fully furnished and fenced with an electric wall. Additionally, the house CCTV security to man activities. You should also reveal that through Mortgage, Maina has several condos in Florida and Miami.


How old is Mana Kageni?

Kageni was born on 29 June 1974 in Kenya.

Who is Mana Kageni Wife?

Maina Kageni does not have a wife. he is yet to marry.