Dennis Okari Biography, Age, Education, Wife, Career, Net worth

Dennis Okari
Kenyan investigative journalist Dennis Okari

Dennis Okari Wikipedia

Dennis Okari is a Kenyan journalist and news anchor. He gained prominence for his work in investigative journalism, particularly his coverage of social issues and corruption in Kenya. Okari has worked for various media organizations in Kenya, including NTV Kenya and KTN News.

About Investigative Journalist Dennis Okari

Place of birth: Kenya

Birthday: May 25

Year of birth: 1984

Age: 39 years

Career/profession: Journalist

Current Wife: Naomi Joy

Former wife: Betty Kyalo.

Tribe: Kisii

Gender: Male

Sexual Orientation: Straight

Nationality: Kenyan

Dennis Okari Age

Okari was born on May 25, 1984, he is 39 years old. He celebrates his birthday on May 25 every year.


He grew up in the country and developed an interest in journalism from an early age. While Okari’s early
life and personal experiences have influenced his career, specific details about his upbringing and personal life are not readily available in the public domain.

Dennis Okari Wife

Okari is married to Naomi Joy in February 2019 after being divorcing Betty Kyalo. He has one daughter, Ivanna who is Okari’s daughter with Betty Kyalo.

Dennis Okari Education background

Okari is an alumni and a graduate Kenya Institute of Mass Communication where he studied Journalism.

Dennis Okari Career

Okari began his career in journalism at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), where he worked as a reporter and news anchor. He later moved to NTV Kenya, one of the leading television networks in Kenya, where he gained prominence.

Investigative Journalism

During his time at NTV, Okari became known for his investigative reporting and in-depth coverage of various social and political issues in Kenya. He tackled sensitive topics such as corruption, crime, and human rights abuses. His investigative journalism often exposed wrongdoing and shed light on critical issues affecting the country.

One of Okari’s notable investigations was the exposé on the “Chicken Gate Scandal” in 2012. The report revealed the involvement of Kenyan government officials in a corruption scandal related to the procurement of maize for famine relief. His work on this investigation earned him recognition both nationally and internationally.

Dennis has also covered major news events and conducted interviews with prominent figures in Kenya and beyond. He has reported on elections, protests, natural disasters, and other significant events that have shaped the nation.

Dennis Okari Award

Okari has received several awards and accolades for his contributions to the field. These include the CNN African Journalist of the Year award, the Kenya Media Council’s journalist of the year award, and the Media Council of Kenya’s Journalist of the Year in the TV category.

Dennis Okari Net Worth

Okari has an estimated net worth of KES 10 million.