While President Ruto has frequently graced the public eye with his political activities and engagements, he tends to keep his personal life quite private. Among the aspects of his life that remain largely out of the spotlight is his extended family, particularly his siblings and their pursuits. Today, we take a closer look at some of the lesser-known members of the Ruto family.
1. Paul Maritim Cheruiyot
The eldest sibling in Dr. William Ruto’s family is Paul Maritim Cheruiyot. Maritim leads a modest life in Sugoi, the ancestral town of the Ruto family. He is a man of simple means and, according to unverified sources, has little interest in Ruto’s wealth and political fortune.
2. Samuel Ruto Cheruiyots.
Samuel Ruto is the third child of the Cheruiyot family. He is a successful entrepreneur with significant investments in various industries. Samuel also plays a role in overseeing the interests of Ruto’s extended family.
3. Susan Samoei Ruto
Mrs. Susan Ruto is the younger sister of President William Ruto. Despite her relation to a prominent political figure, Susan prefers to keep a low profile, and not much is known about her personal life due to her secretive nature.
4. Harrison Kiptoo Ruto
Tragically, Ruto’s brother, Harrison Kiptoo Ruto, passed away in 2016. His funeral was a solemn affair attended by well-wishers from across the region. Harrison’s passing was a moment of reflection for the family, showcasing their bond during times of sorrow.
5. David Samoei Ruto
The youngest of the Cheruiyot siblings, David, has chosen a different path. He currently resides in the United States of America and is a successful financial manager. David holds a Master’s degree from Capella University in the U.S. and is employed by a telecommunications company in Irvine, California.
While William Ruto is a prominent public figure, it’s important to remember that even leaders have families with their own stories, aspirations, and pursuits. The Ruto family, like any other, has its share of joys, sorrows, and individuals pursuing their dreams in different walks of life.