Captain Ruth Karauri’s Biography, Sportpesa CEO Ronald Karauri Wife, Age, Husband, Career, Family, Net worth.

Captain Ruth Karauri Captain Ruth Harari made headlines when she perfectly landed a Kenya Airways plane at the London Heathrow Airport amid a storm last week.

Captain Ruth has been lauded for landing a safe landing of a Boeing 787 at Heathrow Airport in London during a storm on Friday. Kenyans took to social media to applaud her proficient performance, including high praise from KG and several leaders in the country.

Who is Ruth Karauri?

She is a pilot with Kenya Airways with the rank of captain. Harari got assimilated by KG after undergoing training at the national carrier.

Captain Harari has worked her way to the top and is now a Boeing 737 captain who flies the B787. She speaks of wanting to be a pilot from a very young age, her main reason was not really to fly, but because she admires the stylish uniforms worn by pilots and desired to wear it. A KG commercial on one of the local TV channels piqued her interest and sparked her ambition to become a pilot.

Capt. Ruth Age And Wikipedia

Ruth Karauris’s age seems to be between 35 to 40 years old.

However, no specific information about his age and birth details is accessible now. Harari also does not have a biography page on Wikipedia.

Nonetheless, her husband, Ronald, is 44 years old and born in 1978.

Captain Ruth Karauri
Captain Ruth Karauri Biography,
Educational Background

At the time Ruth was 8 years old and was in class 2, She already nurtured her ambition of becoming a pilot, and she informed her father about her ambition, but as she got older, she realized that training to fly was very expensive that her family could not afford.

She almost gave upon her dream until an advert by KG on TV changed the course of her life. Having a finished high school with straight As, she proceeded to university to pursue Electrical Engineering.

Before then, She had applied for an Ab initio pilot following an advertisement by Kenya Airways in a newspaper. This is a sponsored training program where airlines take people with little or no flight experience and train them, after which they are absorbed by the airlines.

She got called for her first interview with the national carrier and was among 3000 other candidates, giving her little to no hope. A month later, she would receive another call for her second interview with the flight company, and this time with only 250 participants.

She was recalled for another round, which saw her qualifying for intake and was among 15 others who were selected.

The news to her was a shock because it would be her first time flying and that marked the beginning of her career. She took her first training and her first flight to Addis Ababa.


Harari is vocal about overcoming a fear she, thought she had (the fear of heights). She is passionate about her job and even describes herself as a travel enthusiast.

She has worked her way to the top and is now a Boeing 737 captain who flies the B787

The KG captain prides herself among inspiration that women can also do this and for her, this is her greatest achievement.

One of her memorable flight moments would be the Cotonou, Togo flight. The people there were so surprised to see a female pilot that they welcomed her with songs and an array of dances.

She describes the moment as unforgettable and the feeling of Royalty. She speaks of amassing great confidence in herself over the years, this is evident in how proficient she handles and loves her job.


Ruth Harari exchanged a marriage vow along with her associate, Royal Karachi. The superb couple is now mother and father to their cute youngsters, i.e. a boy and a teenage woman whose names haven’t been revealed thus far.

Captain Ruth is the wife of Sportiest CEO Ronald Harari, a mother of three, two daughters a and a son. The husband was also a pilot with Kenya airways before he went into sports betting.

Ronald often shares pictures with his children on social media.

Capt. Ruth is a beautiful blend of what many like to call good timing and passion. She is living proof of dreams come through.

Captain Ruth Karauri
Captain Ruth Karauri Husband, Family.
Capt. Ruth’s Husband (Roland Karachi)

Like his wife, Ronald was also a pilot at Kenya Airways. Meanwhile, he currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Sportpesa.

Sportiest, a worldwide gaming firm, has given him the honor of leading a staff of over 500 people. 

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Sportiest is the brand name of Pecans East Africa, a Kenyan firm that presently operates in six countries and has aspirations to expand rapidly into other markets.

Further, Ronald was named number 22 on the Choiseul 100 Africa – Economic Leaders of Tomorrow list this year.

Capt. Karauri Net Worth

Ruth Karauri might have acquired a net worth between $100K to $1 million.

According to Salary Explorer, A pilot in Kenya makes roughly 269,000 KES per month on average. Salaries vary from 132,000 to 420,000 Kenyan shillings.

With her expertise and experience in the sector for many years, we may believe that her earnings are significant. 

Likewise, her husband, Ronald, also hahasndeniably earned a sizable fortune as Chief Executive Officer.

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