Fatou Bensouda Biography; Net Worth, Son, And Family


Fatou Bom Bensouda known as Fatou Bom Nyang is a Gambian Attorney General and Minister of Justice in the Republic of the Gambia. She has been in the International Criminal Court since June 2012.

Fatou Bomb Bemsouda was born into a polygamous family on January 31, 1961, in Banjul, Gambia. Her nationality is the Gambia. Fatou Bensouda had her basic and secondary education in The Gambia.

She left for Nigeria in the year 1982 to attain a Bachelor of Laws in 1986. Fatou obtained  Barrister-at-Law (BL) professional qualification from the Nigeria Law School. She had her master of law from the International Maritime Law Institute in Malta.


Fatou Bensouda Family

Fatou Bensouda is known as the daughter of Omar Gaye Nyang. Her father is a government driver and the country’s most prominent wrestling promoter. She is happily married to Philip Bensouda, the Gambian-Moroccan businessman. The couple is blessed with three children, two biological and one adopted. However, only two of the children are publicly known. Her daughter Saddy Bensouda and son, George Bensouda.

Fatou Bensouda Net Worth

The estimated Net Worth of Fatou Bensouda is $5million. The source of the income is from her career as Attorney General and Minister of Justice in the Republic of the Gambia.

Fatou Bensouda Son

Fatou Bensouda has one son called George Bensouda. The 33 years old son was shot dead in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 2017.

Fatou Bensouda Duterte

Fatou Bensouda issued a report to raise an allegation against President Rodrigo Duterte. The report issued was about Duterte’s drug war which has ended the lives of innocent citizens in the Philippines since 2016.

Fatou Bemsouda being the chief prosecutor of the international criminal court wrote: “a reasonable basis to believe that the crimes against humanity of murder, torture and the infliction of serious physical injury and mental harm”.

However, Mr. Duterte has rejected the investigations made by Fatou Bensouda.