Namibia politicial who has been serving as president since 2015 Hage Geingob, has passed away on Wednesday, Februaty 4, 2024 at the age of 82 after a battle with cancer. Get to know more about his wife Monica Geingos.
Hage Geingob Wife: Meet Monica Geingos
Monica Geingos was the first lady and the wife of the late Namibia president, Hage Geingob. The couple got married on 14 February 2015 after Hage’s two divorces.
Hage and his first wife Priscilla Charlene Cash got married in 1967 and divorced. The marriage produced one daughter, Nangula Geingos-Dukes and later married his second wife, Loini Kandume, a businesswoman, on 11 September 1993, in Windhoek, in a high-profile marriage which resulted in two children: a daughter and a son.
Who Is Monica Geingos?
Monica Geingos is a prominent Namibian entrepreneur and lawyer who held the position of First Lady of Namibia from 2015 until her husband’s passing in 2024. In addition to her role as the First Lady, Geingos has served as a board member and director in several of the country’s major companies. She also took on the role of chairing the Presidential Economic Advisory Council, showcasing her active involvement in both business and national economic matters.
Monica Geingos Career
Monica Geingos holds B.Juris and LLB degrees and has accumulated 15 years of experience in the financial sector, specializing as a private equity and governance expert.
Recognized for her significant contributions, Geingos was voted one of the 12 most influential people in Namibia in 2012. Her influence extends beyond national borders, as she was also listed among the 100 most influential African women in 2020. A graduate of the University of Namibia, Geingos commenced her career at the Namibia Stock Exchange (NSX) in Windhoek.
Geingos has held various leadership roles, serving as the chairman of the board of eBank Namibia. Additionally, she holds the positions of managing director at the financial entity Stimulus and general director of Point Break. Her extensive experience and achievements underscore her impactful presence in both national and continental contexts.
Monica Geingos Age
She was born on January 1, 1977, in Ondonga, and she is currently 47 years old. She celebrates her birthday on the 1st of January every year.
Monica Geingos Net Worth
Monica Geingos as an entrepreneur, lawyer, and former first lady, has amassed a significant fortune, boasting an estimated net worth of $1 million.