Willis Raburu Biography. Willis Raburu is a renowned entertaining television news anchor, radio presenter, & host. He currently serves with the Royal Media Services (RMS) as the news presenter and host at Citizen Television.
Willis Raburu Age and Place of Birth
Willis is 36 years old as of the year 2023. He was conceived on 1st April 1987 in a faithful Christian environment at Kano, Kisumu County. Willis is the third-born and last-born boy in a family background of four children.
Willis Raburu Parents, Family
The award-winning Television anchor is the 3rd born of four siblings in his family of 2 sons and two daughters. His dad is the former great Provincial Commissioner Peter Raburu, a clergyman in Kisumu County.
Willis Raburu Education and Career Background
The citizen Television journalist attended Aga Khan Primary school in Kisumu City. He next studied at Chemelil Academy High, where he did well in his KCSE exams. In his high school efforts, he encountered many difficulties; he lacked pocket money which pushed him to fetch water for other learners. After finishing his high school studies, Willis entered Moi University for a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science.
Willis’s dad had wanted him to seek IT, but Willis had a love for Media. It forced him to lie to his dad that he was studying IT, but he chose the Media choice in an independent sense. His dad realized about Willis’ course during the graduation commemoration that took place in Eldoret in the year 2010.
While at Moi University, Willis sought Mediamax’s K24 as an intern. After finishing his campus studies, he got a position in October 2010 at Royal Media Services, where he serves till now.
“When I was 24, and I got picked by Citizen Television straight out of campus – that was a very crucial point in my life. Many did not believe that one can get contracted at a prominent organization without having ‘key’ connections. The job came at a time when other local Television stations had turned me down – they said I did not have the best type of voice for broadcast,” he said.
He currently hosts citizen television’s morning show on weekdays and is the operator of 10 Over ten entertainment program which airs every Friday on citizen Television from 10:00 pm. Moreover, he hosts the mid-morning program on Hot 96 radio station.
Willis Raburu Awards and Recognitions
Having entered Citizen Television and done magnificent work, Wills has garnered numerous awards and recognitions, incorporating; Children’s Rights Award: For a series journey of the elasticity of children from Rwanda, Maji Award: The award was for a three-part series called” DEADLY WATERS” & Road Safety Award: For the Series Killer Drivers.
Willis Raburu and Sally Mbilu
The entertaining Willis made news back in 2014 when he proposed to his sweetheart, Sally Mbilu.
“It was at a waterfall, where we had our opening date. She was remarkably shocked and had stirred reactions, but I was very positive that she would answer yes,” Willis revealed about the incident.
He next parted ways with his lover in 2016, which drove to Sally giving back the Kshs.100,000 ring that Willis had purchased for her. Reports had it that Sally left willy because he was not capable of managing his weight. On the other hand, Willis realized that his sweetheart was older than him by five years. Their splitting had different versions of the story, other people claiming that things fell apart on cheating accusations.
Willis Raburu’s Wife
In the year 2017, Willis and Mary Ngami wedded in an invite-only service. Mary Prude Ngami was conceived and brought up in Murang’a County. Willis met Mary in the church at Jubilee Christian Church via a friend Pablo. After their eventful wedding, they went on a honeymoon, of which the couple reported that the encounter was amazing.
Willis Raburu Cheats on Wife
The most advanced news renting the air has it that things are no longer at peace in Willis’ family. The pair is said to have divorced in early 2020 in March after the death of their child. In addition, Raburu is said to have cheated on his woman for a Ugandan lady. Willis and her now engaged companion had been living individually in separate apartments since things broke loose.
Willis Raburu Net Worth and Salary at Citizen TV
The Television anchor is a commander of many ships at Royal media services; he hosts ten over ten programs, anchors & hosts the mid-morning program at Hot96. Our investigative references have it that Willis receives more than Kshs. 700,000 every month at RMS. His approximated net worth as of the year 2021 is more than Kshs. 30 Million. His wealth sources are salaries and brand advertisements which he infrequently does.