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(Trending) Richest female musicians in Kenya and their net worth in 2020/2021 

Who is the richest female musician in Kenya in 2020?


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(Trending) Richest female musicians in Kenya and their net worth in 2020/2021 

(In Photos) Top 5 richest female musicians in Kenya 2020/2021

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Who is the richest female musician in Kenya in 2020?

At the top of our 2020 list of Kenya’s richest female musicians is Akothee. Akothee is the richest musician in both Kenya and East Africa.

The Kenyan music industry has flourished over time thanks to technological inventions such as i-tunes, youtube channels and skiza tunes dragging along some big names in the music industry.

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In this article, Newspro.co.ke shall venture into the music industry in Kenya to unearth the top 5 richest female musicians in Kenya and their net worth in 2020.

Top 10 female musicians in Kenya and their net worth in 2020

  1. Akothee: official name-Esther Akoth

At the peak of our top 10 richest female musicians in Kenya is Akothee alias Madam Boss.

Despite her life being riddled by drama and scandals, Akothee has reaped big time during her short lifespan in the Kenyan music industry.

Akothee’s net worth is estimated to be Kshs 600 million.

Besides, the millionaire has posh beach resort in Diani, Mombasa, a real estate company, a Kshs 80 million house in Rongo Town, a tour company and several porch cars that are worth noting.

One of her most famous business enterprises is Akothee Safaris- a tours and travel company.

One of her daughters is also falling into her mother’s footsteps.

Below is a quick profile for Akothee with interesting facts that might leave you puzzled

Born on: April 8, 2020, in Kisumu County in Kenya

Age: 37 as of 8th April 2020

Marital status: divorced-single

Popular hits: Give it to me, Oyoyo, Yuko Moyoni, and Sweet love

Education: Akothee scooped a C+ plus in her KCSE national exams having being registered as index number 34. Worth noting is the A plain she posted in History and Government and the D- Minus in Mathematics.

  1. Wahu

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Wahu is the second richest female artist in Kenya. Wahu’s net worth exceeds that of Linet Munyali given the numerous joint assets that she owns together with her husband David Mathenge popularly known as Nameless.

Wahu’s hit songs include Sitishiki, Niangalie and Liar which saw her rise to stardom.

In 2008, Wahu won the Best Female Artist Category of the Inaugural MTV Africa Music Award.

Other notable awards bagged by Wahu include Kisima Awards in 2008- Best Song category and the Pearl of Africa Music Awards- Best Female Artist category.

Wahu and Nameless’ net worth is estimated to be over Kshs 100 million.

  1. Linet Munyali AKA Size 8

The recently saved size 8 comes second in our richest female musicians in Kenya 2020.

She changed gear after abandoning secular music for gospel hits.

Her debut gospel song “Mateke” has seen her rise further.

One interesting fact about Size 8 is that her mum almost aborted her, as she was going through tumultuous times in her marriage.

Linet Munyali’s mother was not sure whether she wanted another baby but the doctor who attended to her was able to convince her otherwise.

She currently hosts the Pambio Shoe every Sunday alongside DJ Ruff.

Size 8 got married to DJ MO- Samwel Muraya in 2013 and together they have a dotting daughter Ladasha Belle Muraya.

Apart from music, Size 8 has invested a great deal in companies which fetch her up to Kshs 500, 000 per month while her husband DJ MO earns least Kshs 600, 000 in a month.

  1. Habida

Habida is a talented Kenyan musician and model. When she was abroad, Habida collaborated with Kiko Romeo and featured in drama at Lewisham college and music at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta.

Habida won the Best Video Award at the East African CHAT Awards in 2020.

Her hit songs include My Reason

She grew up as a tomboy. That is why Habida is still addicted to Timberland’s shoes.

Habida also suffers from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, OCD since she dreads germs.

She is married to a Nigerian husband and together they have two children.




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