The difference for him though is that he’s already got eight wives and more than 400 descendants – including children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mr Laibon, who says he is 103 years old, lives with them all in a village near Arusha, northern Tanzania.
As well as homesteads for all the family, the village also has a school that he built:
The school, named after Mr Laibon, has five classrooms and the teachers are provided by the government.
Students from other families are also allowed to go.