Richest musicians in Kenya 2023 Net Worth Forbes Top 10 List

Richest Musician in Kenya 2023 Top 10 List

Forbes list of the top 10 richest musician/musicians in Kenya from 2022 to 2023 and their net worth.
Over the past 2 decades, the Kenya music industry has been very challenging especially for the upcoming artists. Regardless, from 2015 to 2023 right now, we have seen an increase in the number of richest musicians in Kenya according to their net worth.

In one of our previous article, we listed the top 10 richest musicians in Uganda in the current year. Today, we shall list the Forbes top 10 richest musician/musicians in Kenya and their net worth for the year 2023.

Richest musician in Kenya 2023

Currently, Akothee is the richest musician in Kenya in 2023. In addition, Akothee is the richest female artist in Kenya and in East Africa in 2023.

Akothee is a businesswoman who is the founder of Akothee Safaris, Akothee Foundation, Aknotela, and Akothee Homes, a real estate business.

First, it’s good to note that most of the richest musicians in Kenya make money not only from music. Some of these Kenyan celebrities have side hustles that enable them to live decent and luxurious life. For example, Singer Akothee who is the richest female musician in Kenya owns a Tours & Safaris Company.

Secondly, some of the richest musicians in Kenya have been endorsed by high-paying companies in Kenya. Similarly, Kenyan musicians are earning good money from mobile phone applications like Skiza tunes, and so on. Likewise, Kenyan musicians are earning thousands of dollars from their music through their YouTube channels.

Thirdly, multiple unions have been established to govern the expansion and advancement of the arts and culture community in Kenya. As a result, the musicians who do good music in Kenya prosper and easily become rich. For example, we have the Music Copyright Society of Kenya which protects the rights of registered artists in the country.

In summary, we will list the Forbes top 10 richest musicians in Kenya in 2023. Then, we shall state their estimated net worth for the current year according to our findings.

Richest musician in Kenya 2023: top 10

  1. Akothee. USD 7.5 million.
  2. Jaguar. USD 4.5 million.
  3. Sauti Sol. USD 4.4 million.
  4. Size 8. USD 900,000.
  5. Lady Wanja. USD 590,000.
  6. Nameless. USD 580,000.
  7. Bahati. USD 550,000.
  8. Willy Paul. USD 500,000.
  9. Khaligraph Jones. USD 430,000. And finally,
  10. Nonini. USD 350,000.


In general, the Forbes list of the top 10 richest musicians in Kenya 2023 comprises the artists with the highest ranking of net worth.
Finally, you may have a look at the list of the richest musicians in East Africa right now.

If you missed our aforementioned article, here are the top 10 richest musicians in Uganda in 2023.

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