Everything You Need To Know About Dambisa Moyo's Husband

He is a billionaire!

By  | Jul 26, 2022, 10:00 AM  | Relationships

Dambisa Moyo and her husband
Dambisa Moyo is one of the most brilliant minds from Zambia whose works as a global economist, author, columnist, and public speaker have placed her on the map among the elite and is considered one of the most influential people in the world.

Among the many accolades on her sleeves, Dambisa Moyo is a four-time New York Times Best-Selling Author. She previously worked for the World Bank and she currently serves on the boards of Chevron Corporation and the 3M Company. 

Moyo was born in 1969 to Dr. Steven Moyo and Mrs Orlene Moyo. Her father serves as the Vice-Chairperson of Anti-Corruption Commision and was the former Director General, ZNBC while her mother is the former Chairperson of Indo-Zambia Bank.

She is the sister of Mdolole Steven Moyo and the late Marsha Moyo who was an award-winning musician.

In 2020, Dambisa Moyo exchanged vows with her soulmate in a small wedding ceremony. Do you know who Dambisa Moyo’s husband is? Here is everything you need to know about him.


Who is Dambisa Moyo’s husband?


Dambisa Moyo with her husband, source: Kanyi Daily

Dambisa Moyo’s husband is an American tech billionaire called Jarred Smith. He is the President and co-founder of a US-based cloud computing company called Qualtrics.

Jarred together with his brother and father formed Qualtrics in 2002. In January 2019, Qualtrics was acquired by a German software company called SAP for a whopping $8 billion. 

He is listed as a billionaire by Forbes Magazine with a net worth of $1.4 billion. He and his brother still run Qualtrics as a unit under SAP. Qualtrics reportedly has over 11,000 customers and about $289 million in annual revenue.

Beyond his work in Qualtrics, not much is known about Dambisa Moyo’s husband, who is quite private. It is however known that that he previously worked for Google before quitting to start Qualtrics. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the London School of Economics.

It is not clear where and the couple met or how long they were together before they finally got married.


Dambisa Moyo’s wedding


Dambisa Moyo's wedding, source: Kanyi Daily

Dambisa Moyo and Jarred Smith got married on 28th December 2020 in Provo, Utah USA. Due to COVID strict restrictions, the couple’s wedding was a small event.

Only three guests were present for Dambisa Moyo’s wedding- Damisa Moyo’s brother Mdolole Steven Moyo, the couple’s long standing friend- Mr R- Duff Thompson, and the couple’s ten year old dog- Barnaby. How sweet is that?

Dambisa Moyo on her wedding, source: Kanyi Daily

For the wedding, Dambisa Moyo’s husband wore a sharp black suit while the bride wore a beautiful figure-hugging white gown.

We wish the couple who celebrated their first wedding anniversary in 2021 all the best in their marriage.



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