(In photos) Richest (most opulent) footballers in Kenya 2020/2021
Who is the richest (most opulent) footballer in Kenya 2020/2021?
The richest (most opulent) footballer in Kenya (2020/2021) is Dennis Oliech whose monthly salary is estimated to be Kshs 31 million.
In the second position comes Victor Wanyama, McDonald Mariga’s younger brother. Victor Wanyama’s monthly salary is approximately Kshs 30 million.
MC Donald Mariga, Victor Wanyama’s elder brother is the third richest footballer in Kenya 2020/2021.
Below is a list of Top 5 richest Kenyan footballers 2020/2021
Top 5 richest football players in Kenya 2020/2021
- Dennis Oguta Oliech
At the peak of our top 5 richest footballers in Kenya, today is Dennis Oliech. This football veteran’s monthly salary is approximately Kshs 5 million.
Born in 1985 in Mathare, Nairobi Kenya, Dennis Oliech is popular for his striker skills which have seen him rise the social ranks.
His elder brother Nixon Oywanda is the coach of Dagoretti Santos.
He has a son with his girlfriend.
Worth noting is his posh car and expansive house.
- Victor Mugubi Wanyama
In the second position of Kenya’s richest footballers comes Victor Wanyama. His monthly salary is estimated to be Kshs 30 million.
His defense skills have earned Wanyama a fortune propelling him to dine with the whos and whos in the world.
Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Victor Wanyama has enjoyed senior careers such as Tottenham Hotspur, Montreal Impact and Southampton.
- McDonald Mariga Wanyama
With a monthly salary of Kshs 14 million, McDonald Mariga is the third richest Kenyan footballer in 2020/2021.
His main position is defensive midfield, Wanyama’s elder brother has enjoyed senior careers in Real Oviedo, Parma, Real Sociedad, Latina, and Helsingborgs.
He was the first Kenyan footballer to ever play in the UEFA championships League for Internazionale in 2010.
Mariga’s father, Noah wanyama was a left-winger who played for AFC Leopards and the Kenya National Team. It is no wonder his two sons Victor Wanyama and Mariga have thrived in the football sector.
In 2019, Victor Wanyama made a debut in politics after being nominated by the Jubilee party to contest for the Kibra Constituency’s Member of Parliament position.
- Michael Olunga Ogada
Born in 1994, Michael Olunga is the youngest but richest footballer in Kenya 2020/2021.
Michael Olunga has enjoyed senior careers in Girona (loan) and Kashiwa Zhicheng.
His current monthly salary is estimated to be Kshs 15 million.
Michael Olunga was recently signed by a Japanese Club Kashiwa Reysoi for Kshs 300 million.
- Patrick Osiako
With his monthly salary estimated to be Kshs 7 million, Patrick Osiako is the 5th richest footballer in Kenya 2020.
Osiako has enjoyed senior careers in teams such as Hapoel Beer Sheva, Simurc and FC Linkoping City.
Born in November 1986 in Mombasa, Kenya, the defensive midfielder has lived and enjoyed the benefits of having two right feet.