Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Ali Bongo Ondimba was born on February 9, 1959 in Brazzaville to Albert-Bernard Bongo and Josephine Kama. He is a politician who is best known as the president of Gabon starting from October 2009. For his educational background, he studied Law before joining politics under the political party Gabonese Democratic Party (PDG).
In 1989, Ali got married to his first wife Sylvia Najma Valentin (now Sylvia Bongo Ondimba) a french woman and later in 1994, he married an American, Inge Lynn Collins Bongo, from Los Angeles, California who later filed for divorce. There’s a rumour he’s from Nigeria and from a popular ethnic group Igbo.