Kagame was born September 8, 1993 in Brussels, Belgium. Her father is Paul Kagame, the sixth and current President of the Republic of Rwanda and the leader of Rwanda’s majority party the Rwandan Patriotic Front. Her mother Jeannette Nyiramongi is the first lady of the Republic of Rwanda as well as philanthropist involved in numerous charitable organizations. As the first daughter of the president, she holds both formal and informal power and influence.
Kagame completed her education abroad and was absent from the public eye for most of her childhood due to security and privacy reasons. She attends Smith College where she majors in Political Science with a minor in African studies. In college, she has excelled in academics and is known to her friends as a considerate and amiable person. Kagame can speak three languages, English, Kinyarwanda, and French.
Photo lineup taken at the White House 2014:
Ange Kagame (second from right) with President Barack Obama (left), His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda (second from left), and First Lady Michelle Obama (right).