All about Ecobank CEO Jeremy Awori’s marriage, wife, kids

Ecobank CEO, Jeremy Awori.

Who is Jeremy Awori?

Jeremy Awori is a Kenyan pharmacist turned banker. He is the director and Group CEO of Ecobank Transnational. Awori has been the CEO of the bank since March 2023, having taken over from retired Nigerian banker Ade Ayeyemi. Before this role, Jeremy was the managing director of Absa Bank, Kenya (formerly Barclays Bank of Kenya) from June 2013 to October 2022.

Jeremy Awori’s full name is Jeremy Edward Hannington Awori. He was born to his parents in 1971. The Ecobank CEO is 53 years old as of 2024. Jeremy spent most of his early days in his homeland, Kenya, with his family.

About Jeremy Awori’s parents

Jeremy Awori was born to a Kenyan father, Hannington Ochwada Awori, and an English mother, Pamela Mary Awori. Jeremy’s father was a civil engineer, while his mother was a lawyer. DNB Stories Africa gathered that Awori Sr and Pamela Mary married in the 1960s. The Ecobank CEO also revealed that his mother made a tough decision in the 60s to start a family with his dad in Africa.

Jeremy Awori’s parents – Hannington Ochwada and Pamela Mary.

About Jeremy Awori’s siblings

Jeremy Awori has two siblings – a brother named Timothy Awori and a sister, Mary-Anne. According to the banker, his brother has a mental disability.

In an interview in 2017, Jeremy Awori opened up about his family: 

“I have two other siblings – a sister and a brother who’s mentally handicapped. Also, growing up in a mixed raced marriage had its own issues.”

About Jeremy Awori’s marriage and wedding

As of the time of writing this article, Ecobank CEO Jeremy Awori is married to his wife, Jennifer Bedad Awori. The couple has been married for over a decade and their union is blessed with three children.

However, the exact timeline of Jeremy Awori’s marriage to Jennifer is scarce in the media because the couple keeps their relationship private.

Jeremy Awori and Jennifer Awori have been married for over a decade.

Who is Jeremy Awori’s wife – Jennifer Awori?

Jeremy Awori’s wife Jennifer Awori is a relocation specialist. She is the Managing Director of Intouch Relocations, East Africa office. Jennifer Bedad is also into real estate marketing. Jeremy Awori’s wife holds a BA in Business Studies with Marketing from Middlesex University, London.

Jeremy Awori’s wife, Jennifer Bedad Awori, is a relocation specialist based in Nairobi, Kenya.

List of Jeremy Awori’s past relationships and girlfriends

Even though Jeremy Awori has a fulfilled career, he prefers to keep his personal life away from the media. In fact, details of his past relationships and girlfriends are scarce in the media.

Jeremy Awori’s children

Jeremy Awori has three children, a daughter and two sons, with his wife Jennifer Awori. The names of their kids are Danielle, Marcel, and Andre Awori.

The couple’s first son Marcel Awori is currently studying at Boston University. He is also the founder of BUILD Sports Africa, a youth talent development group. Awori’s second son, Andre, is an athlete. However, no information is available in the media about Jeremy’s only daughter Danielle. 

Jeremy Awori and his sons – Marcel (left), and Andre Awori.
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