Forbes list of the top 10 richest musicians in Kenya from 2020 to 2021 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 2021 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 musicians in Kenya and their net worth for the year 2021.
Who is the richest musician in Kenya 2021?
Akothee is the richest musician in Kenya in 2021. In addition, Akothee is the richest female artist in Kenya in 2021. 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 2021. Then, we shall state their estimated net worth for the current year according to our findings.
Richest musicians in Kenya 2021 and their net worth
- Akothee. USD 7.0 million.
- Jaguar. USD 3.5 million.
- Sauti Sol. USD 3.1 million.
- Size 8. USD 800,000.
- Lady Wanja. USD 590,000.
- Nameless. USD 500,000.
- Bahati. USD 490,000.
- Willy Paul. USD 450,000.
- Khaligraph Jones. USD 400,000. And finally,
- Nonini. USD 290,000.
In general, the Forbes list of the top 10 richest musicians in Kenya 2021 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 2021.