Ronald Karauri Biography
Ronald Karauri is a Kenyan CEO of Sportpesa which is a betting company that was incorporated as a Limited Liability Company on the 23rd of January, 2012. He is also a former Airline Captain at Kenya Airways.
He attended Harambee Primary School in Buruburu for his primary education and later joined Mangu high school for his secondary education where he finished his O level in 1996, by scoring an A- in KCSE, which earned him a slot at the University of Nairobi to pursue mechanical engineering. He later dropped out of the University.
Ronald Karauri Age
Ronald Karauri was born in 1978 he is 41 years of age as of 2019.
Ronald Karauri Family
He was born to former Tigania Member of Parliament Mathew Adams Karauri. He credited entrepreneurial skills from his dad. Ronald has two kids, a son, and a daughter.
Karauri is married to Ruth Karauri, The have two kids.
He has two kids a son and daughter.
Body Shape: Tall and slightly muscular
Hair Colour: Black
Ronald Karauri Salary
Ronald Karauri earns millions per month from sportpesa, with the company turn over being in the billions at one point.
Ronald Karauri Net worth
it is believed He bought a Gulfstream G650 private jet at $38 million (kes3.8 billion). Which soon came in weeks after he purchased.
Ronald Karauri Cars
In 2016 is the time when Ronald Karauri purchased a Mercedes Maybach S600. it is believed he also owns:
- Ronald Karauri Maybach
- Ronald Karauri Range Rover Overfinch
Ronald Karauri Kenya Airways
In 2002, he applied for a job at the Kenya Airways to work as an Ab Initio Pilot Trainee programmer and as a pioneer cohort. He has been working with KQ flight for 11 years as a captain. While at KQ, he went on to serve in the Kenya Airline Pilots Association as its secretary-general and afterward he exited to KQ to sportpesa On January 2015- he was present as Chief Executive Officer CEO of sportpesa. On January 2009 to December 2014 he worked as Airline Captain at Kenya Airways and On January 2003- December 2008 he worked as an Airline pilot at Kenya Airways.
Ronald Karauri Pilot
He got his debut job as a pilot in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He originally turned into a co-pilot for a long time and skipper specialist for a long time, summarizing 10 years in length profession at Kenya Airways, from 2004 to 2015. He is additionally the co-proprietor of East African Breweries Limited of lager and spirits which is a dispersion organization situated in Nairobi and he is likewise the proprietor of the amusement joint Skylux Bar and Lounge.
Ronald Karauri Sportpesa
Sportpesa is the brand name of Pevans East Africa, an indigenous Kenyan company made in Kenya. It was incorporated as a Limited Liability Company on the 23rd of January, 2012. The company is authorized and regulated by the Betting Control and Licensing Board of Kenya under the Betting, Lotteries, and Gaming Act, Cap 131, Laws of Kenya under License number: 806 to operate sports betting.
Sportpesa has partnership with Arsenal Football Club and has entered a three year sponsorship deal with Hull City- The first Kenyan brand to appear in the UK Premier League “The English Premier League has almost five billion viewers (it is estimated each Premier League game is watched by over 10 million people globally) so SportPesa will be visible in other countries, so it’s the best marketing tool for us,” he tells How we made it in Africa.
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On February 2015 he was appointed as the CEO of Sportpesa.
“I’m a poker player who loves the Texas Hold’em (game). One day at a casino, a friend in the gaming industry came up with the idea and I said I was interested and would like to partner with him,” To ignite the business into motion, he placed a bet of Sh 25 million, proceeds from a parcel of land he had purchased for Sh 2 million — it appears he won his jackpot before he ever handed a check to a SportPesa jackpot winner.
“I own six percent of SportPesa. We have a number of local and foreign shareholders,” he confides. At the helm of SportPesa, he has turned the company’s fortunes around. The firm is now mulling over being listed at the Nairobi bourse the company having remitted to the taxman over Sh 1.6 billion in taxes last year alone compared to Sh 800 million in the corresponding year. SportPesa has over two million registered users and has employed 250 staff, most of them youth. “My passion is sports development, to achieve the goals we have set,” shared a confidant to him.
Frequently Asked Question About Ronald Karauri
Who is Ronald Karauri?
Ronald Karauri is the CEO of Sportpesa, among other establishments.
How old is Ronald Karauri?
Ronald Karauri is 41 years of age as of 2019.
How tall is Ronald Karauri?
Ronald is of fair height to match his weight
Is Ronald Karauri married?
Karauri is married to Ruth Karauri.
How much is Ronald Karauri worth?
Ronald is a very wealthy man, his current net worth is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Where does Ronald Karauri live?
Karauri lives in Kenya.
Is Ronald Karauri dead or alive?
Ronald is alive and healthy.
Where is Ronald Karauri now?
Ronald is enlarging sportpesa to other countries.
What happened to Ronald Karauri?
Karauri’s company Sportpesa was indefinitely banned in Kenya.