Top 10 Richest Female Celebrities in Kenya (2024)

Today, you will be reading about the Top Richest Female Celebrities in Kenya. The number of female celebrities in Kenya has continued to be on the increase in recent times with more women climbing the ladder of success and are therefore perceived as influential people in Kenyan society.

If you are interested to find out the female celebrities who made the list, join us as we unveil to you all that you need to know.

Top 10 Richest Female Celebrities in Kenya

It will interest you to know that the female celebrities that made our list of Top Richest Female Celebrities in Kenya are self-made female personalities who through their talents, hard work, and dedication rose to stardom and made a lot of fortune.

1. Akothee Kenya

Net Worth: $10 million

Akothee is the stage name of Esther Akoth, a famous Kenyan Musician who has released several hit songs that announced her to the world.

Also, she is a successful businesswoman as she founded Akothee Safaris, Akothee Foundation, Aknotela, and Akothee Homes, a real estate business. She has a net worth of $10 million which earns her the number one spot on the list.

2.Lupita Nyong’o

Net Worth: $9 million

Lupita Nyong’o is a famous Kenyan actress who has made our list of Top 10 Richest Female Celebrities in Kenya coming in at the second list.

This seasoned actress made her debut on Broadway as a teenage orphan in the play Eclipsed (2015) and she has since then gone on to be the best and never stopped appearing in several high-profile movies which have made her successful as an actress.

3. Janet Mbugua Ndichu

Net Worth: $1.5 million

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Janet Mbuguam is a popular Kenyan media personality, senior news anchor, and actress who has been on TV screens for over 2 decades.

Ndichu is known for her role in Kenya Television Network (KTN) in the earlier years of her media career before she later moved on to work for Citizen TV for several years before she finally announced her retirement from media.

She is also an author and she released her first book “My First Time” In 2019, which is a collection of short stories from women, girls, and men on their first interaction with menstruation. The book was a success and further increased her net worth.

4. Kambua Manundu

Net Worth: Under Review

Kambua Manundu is a well-known music artist who majors precisely in gospel music. The artist is famously known for hosting Kumbamba, a 7-hour show in which she together with DJ Moz, DJ Gee Gee, and Timeless Noel. The program is aired on Kenya’s renowned and leading TV station, Citizen Television every Sunday morning from 6 am – 1 pm.

The source of her income is primarily her career as a Television Personality through which she has been able to accumulate good fortune but she likes to live a private and modest lifestyle.

5. Lilian Muli Kanene

Net Worth: Under Review

Lilian Muli is a popular, Kenyan journalist and successful businesswoman. Muli worked with Citizen TV where she hosted a variety of TV shows including the popular SlimPossible Show, a one on One show that airs after the 9.00 Pm news, as well as the Fashion Watch airs on Sunday after the 9.00 pm news. She also worked in Royal Media Services.

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However, she began her professional career with KTN in 2005 where she enrolled for an internship in the production department. Today, she is considered to be among the richest journalist in the country.

6. Dela

Net Worth: Under Review

Coming in at the sixth spot is Dela, a popular Kenyan YouTuber, blogger, social media personality, and radio presenter. Also, he is considered to be the Most Influential Twitter Personality in the Kenyan Social Media Awards.

He is a popular social media personality in the whole of East Africa. More so, he has won several awards and attained numerous achievements in the few years of his career.

7. Avril Kenta

Net Worth: Under Review

Avril is the popular name of Judith Nyambura Mwangi, a Kenyan singer-songwriter, actress, and entertainer who is the seventh richest on our list of Top 10 Richest Female Celebrities in Kenya.

She majors in the pop music genre and she is famous for producing hit singles such as “Mama,” “Kitu Kimoja,” and “Chokoza.” More so, she has won various awards which include the Nzumari Award, Kisima Music Award, and a Golden Mic Award.

8. Size 8

Net Worth: $250,000

Size 8 is the famous name of Linet Masiro Munyali, a Kenyan singer, songwriter, and actress known for releasing hit singles ‘Shamba Boy’ and ‘Moto’.

She was into secular music which she began professionally after she was discovered by Clemo, a Kenyan producer and co-founder of Calif Records. However, in 2013, she ventured into gospel music and she remains a gospel singer to date.

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9. Amina Abdi Rabar

Net Worth: Under Review

Amina Abdi Rabar is a popular Kenyan TV and Radio personality, who hosts the breakfast show on 98.4 Capital FM, Nairobi.

Rabar is best known for her fluency in English and Swahili which makes her a fan’s favorite as she can connect people who speak one or both languages.

10. Vera Sidika

Net Worth: Under Review

Vera Sidika brings us to a halt in our countdown coming at the tenth spot of our listing. Sidika is famously known as a television and social media personality, video vixen entrepreneur, and socialite.


Thanks for staying with us till now and we hope you enjoyed reading through the Top 10 Richest Female Celebrities in Kenya. You must have observed that the list comprises female celebrities from the media, entertainment, socialites, etc.

It is without a doubt that Kenyan women are beginning to take their place of influence in Kenyan society.

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