Ali Bongo Ondimba’s Married Wives And Children: Meet His Partner, Sylvia Valentin Bongo, Ex-Wife, Inge Bongo And Kids, Malika, Noureddin, Jalil, Bilal

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Who is Ali Bongo Ondimba’s wife? How many kids does Gabon President Ali Bongo have? We explore the personal life of Gabon President, Ali Bongo Ondimba.

Gabon President Ali Bongo has been overthrown by senior military officers. The coup happened this early morning in Gabon.

The military officers announced on the national television station in Gabon that they had taken over the affairs of the country.

The announcement was made shortly after it was declared that President Ali Bongo had won a third term to be president.

One of the soldiers said on the Gabon24 TV channel “After observing irresponsible, unpredictable governance resulting in a continuing deterioration in social cohesion that risks leading the country into chaos… we have decided to defend peace by putting an end to the current regime.”

“The borders are closed until further notice. We call for calm and serenity from the public, the communities of sister countries settled in Gabon, and the Gabonese diaspora” he added

“We reaffirm our commitment to respecting Gabon’s commitments to the national and international community,” he added

Following his overthrow, many are interested in the personal life of the Gabon President They want to know who Ali Bongo is married to and how many kids he has.

Who is Ali Bongo Ondimba’s wife?

The overthrown Gabon President, Ali Bongo Ondimba, is married to Sylvia Valentin, the daughter of Édouard Valentin ( a prominent figure in insurance in Gabon). The two got married in 1989.

The couple has four children together thus one girl and 3 boys. Their names are Malika Bongo Ondimba, and three sons, Noureddin Bongo Valentin, Jalil Bongo Ondimba and Bilal Bongo.

Bilal Bongo was adopted by his wife in 2002. Also, in 1994, Ali Bongo married a second wife. She is called Inge Lynn Collins Bongo.

Unfortunately, their marriage did not last. She later divorced him in 20015.

Who is Sylvia Valentin Bongo Ondimba?

Sylvia Valentin Bongo Ondimba is the first wife of Ali Bongo Ondimba and the first lady of Gabon.

She is also the daughter of Edouard Valentin who died on 28 January 2019. He was a French businessman who headed the group called Omnium Gabonais d’Assurances et de Réassurances (OGAR, Gabonese Insurance and Reinsurance).

She created the Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Foundation, “For the family”, in January 2011 “to improve the plight of vulnerable and disadvantaged people around the world.

Sylvian was born in Paris but she grew up in Cameroon with her siblings because her parents were transferred there for work.

Her family finally came to Gabon after a long stay in Tunisia where she received an academic and Christian education at the Libreville Immaculate Conception Institution.

Sylvia Bongo Ondimba graduated with an advanced-level degree (DESS) in corporate management in France and then decided to return to Gabon.

Sylvia got married to Ali Bongo in 1989 and the couple have four children together; three biological and one adopted.

Her first daughter is Malika Bongo Ondimba. Her two biological sons are Noureddin Bongo Valentin and Jalil Bongo Ondimba.

Her last son who is adopted is Bilal Bongo Ondimba.

Who is Inge Lynn Collins Bongo?

Inge Lynn Collins Bongo was the second wife of the overthrown Gabon President, Ali Bongo Ondimba. She comes from California in the United States of America.

Unfortunately, she later filed for divorce in 2015. No concrete information is available on the ex-wife of Ali Bongo Ondimba as she has decided to be very private.

Who is Malika Bongo Ondimba?

President of Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba and his first wife Annick Aubierge Lafitte’s eldest and only child is Malika Bongo Ondimba, 37.

She had her high school education US precisely Los Angeles. She went to Paris, France to study International Relations. She has worked at UNESCO and went to the UN’s European headquarters in Geneva.

She loves travelling a lot. In 2009, Malika Bongo Ondimba decided to come back to Gabon and get married. She is married to Steve Dossou, the son of Samuel Dossou – a former special advisor to Omar Bongo Ondimba.

Ali Bongo’s daughter a few years ago expressed her desire to become the first female President of Gabon.

She made the revelation in her Facebook post. She said “I am mayor for two years now and I do not want to stop because I have huge ambitions for Gabon. Why not a woman President of the Republic of Gabon in 2022?”

Who is Noureddin Bongo Valentin?

Noureddin Bongo Valentin is the son of Gabonese President, Ali Bongo Ondimba and first lady Sylvia Bongo Ondimba.

He was born on the 9th of March 1992. Noureddin worked as a coordinator of Presidential Affairs in his father’s government.

Noureddin had his education in the United Kingdom precisely Summer Fields and Eton College. She studied political science and International Relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London.

After completing his studies in Political Science and International Relations, Noureddin went to the London Business School to study financial strategy and analysis as well as accounting.

Noureddin owns a restaurant in Gabon called Mayena Foods. He is married to Lea Bongo Ondimba and they have three children together – all boys.

Who is Bilal Bongo?

Bilal Bongo is the adopted son of Gabonese President, Ali Bongo and Sylvia Bongo. A student at the International School of Libreville. He is interested in computers and technology.

On Father’s Day, Bilal Bongo shared a photo of Ali Bongo as he wished him a “Happy Father’s Day”

He wrote “Happy Father’s Day to my incredibly strong father, my hero my legend. ❤️”

Who is Jilal Bongo Ondimba?

Jilal Bongo is the son of Ali Bongo and Sylvia Bongo Ondimba. Jilal is a student at the Lycée National Leon Mba in Libreville. He is interested in sports and music. He was born in 1994 and is 29 years old now.