Hassan Joho is definitely among the top politicians in Kenya who have huge followings and immense fame. He is a self made politician who has proved over time that he is strong enough both politically and financially to be despised.
Ali Hassan Joho was born on 26th February 1976 in Kisauni, Mombasa county. Much is not known about his parents but he has other siblings and one of his brother(s) is a popular person in Mombasa.
Joho started his education at Tom Mboya primary in Kisauni and later joined Serani Boys high school for his secondary education. After that Joho would proceed to Kampala university where she studied a degree in Human Resource Management. He also obtained masters in Business Administration.
Joho is a great businessman and entrepreneur who turned into politics. He first tried his luck in politics in 2002 when he contested for Kisauni constituency member of parliament seat but lost. In 2007 elections, he won and served as the mp till 2013.
During his tenure as the mp he also served as assistant minister for transport. He was also vice chair of foreign, defense and elections committee. Still in parliament, he served as a member of Library and communication committee. JoJo is currently deputy party leader of ODM party. He served as the first Mombasa governor from 2013 to 2022 where he got the famous nickname, Joho 001.
Outside career in politics, Joho owns a lot of businesses in Mombasa and he is known to have established the first garbage collection company in Mombasa; Prima Pest and Bins Limited. He is also the founder oof M-Tech Kenya Lomited, East Africa Terminals Limited and many others. His Hassan Joho Foundation is recognized in the coast region for community service and coming through for the needy.
Joho is married to a lady identieas Medina Joho and they have four children.
Joho is a very wealthy politican who has a taste for fine things. This is evident from his lavish lifestyle and fine things he owns. His house in Kisauni is close to 150 million Kenyan shillings. His car collection is made up of many fleets of modest brands. He is valued at about ksh. 1 billion.