Well, it is official that Jacque Maribe has made a step closer to her matrimonial home. The Citizen Tv reporter we have all come to love is now engaged. On 30th June, her boyfriend, Jowi went down on one knee and asked for her hand in marriage, to which she said yes!
Jacque Maribe is a media personality who is a news anchor and political Affairs reporter at Citizen TV. In 2017 she received the Head of States Commendation (HSC) civilian award from President Uhuru Kenyatta.
She began her career as an actress in the Constant Gardener (2005). In September 2009 she became a Senior Political Reporter at K24 TV a position she held until December 2011.In December 2011 she became the Political Affairs Reporter at KISS TV of Radio Africa Group until October 2012. In October 2012 she joined Citizen TV of Royal Media Services. She has a son, Zahari , who was born on 14th May 2014.
Among those who witnessed the romantic moment included her close allies Shix Kapienga and Terryane Chebet. The anchor has always kept her love life private but on numerous occasions there have been speculations that she might be dating State House’s Secretary of Innovation, Digital and Diaspora Communication, Dennis Itumbi.
The allegations of her romantic involvement with Dennis Itumbi fuelled social media discussions after her engagement. Many Kenyans came out to laugh at Dennis Itumbi who they considered a loser in the race to win Jacque’s heart. After the kitchen became too hot to bear, he came out to congratulate her and shade light on their alleged romantic involvement. Here is how it went down.
Itumbi: “May Laughter fill your path. May you Live to enjoy life and share the beauty of your love with @jowie.jowi. Congratulations buddy!”
Maribe: “Thanks Dennis. I hear you are allegedly serving pilau soon and that you were allegedly linked to me.”Itumbi: “@jacquemaribe am telling you. Niko kwa Line-up au sio?”
Maribe: “Ebu we ask @jowie.jowi at this rate but seriously when will this joke that we were apparently a couple ever end?”
Itumbi: When people create their own Facts, believe them and keep a story going, so convinced about our alleged love and now its end…you just smile and live on. Now the current narrative is that you dumped me…if that is what it takes for people to let go the false hype. So be it. Let’s accept you dumped me buddy. Now, let’s do justice to the moment. Congratulations my Friend. It is about you. Congrats. I salute!”