Rt. Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi was born on 27th May 1965 at Umuordu-Ubima in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Amaechi graduated from University of Port Harcourt where he obtained Bachelors and Masters Degree in English.
He started work as a Public Relations Officer (PRO) with Pamo Clinics and Hospitals Ltd, Port Harcourt 1988.
In 1992 Amaechi was appointed Special a$$istant to the Governor of Rivers State at that time, Chief Rufus Ada-George. He was also Personal a$$istant to the Deputy Governor of Rivers State, Sir Peter Odili.
Rt Hon Chibuike Amaechi joined politics in 1999 under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He emerged the Speaker, Rivers State House of a$$embly for two terms. He was elected Governor of Rivers State also for two terms during which he was Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum from May 2011 to May 2015.
He was Director General of Presidential Campaign Organization that worked a$$iduously for the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.