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Top 10 richest musicians in Kenya 2021: Kenya has some of the finest musicians on the African continent. Unlike the days gone by, when musicians had to sell physical CDs to make money, musicians now have a lot of income streams. In this article, we share with you the richest musician in Kenya and the list of Top 10 richest musicians in Kenya

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Top 10 Richest Musicians in Kenya

Sauti Sol

Net worth -$20 million

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Sauti Sol is one of the top richest musicians in Kenya 2021.

Sauti Sol is a Kenyan afro-pop band formed in Nairobi, Kenya by vocalists Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano, and Savara Mudigi in 2005.  Initially, an a cappella group, guitarist Polycarp Otieno joined before they named themselves Sauti.

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The band has had several successful tours in Africa and Europe, topped Kenyan charts, and gained international attention with shows in Europe and the US, as well as television appearances and various accolades and nominations, including their 2011 concert performance in Kenya with South African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

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The band has also received both local and international accolades and nominations, including at the Kisima Music Awards, the Channel O Music Video Awards, the MTV Europe Music Awards, and the BET Awards.

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Top 10 Richest Musicians in Kenya number 2

Bahati

Net worth -$15 million

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Bahati rose to countrywide fame back in 2012 and has been the main event at most events held within Kenya. The 2018 New Years’ celebration in Thika alongside a host of other Kenyan artists was his latest major event.

Bahati rose from a humble background and carries himself with the same humility even with millions in his bank account.

He is currently one of the richest musicians in Kenya with a net worth of $15 million to his name. He has achieved a lot of success and fame through handwork and determination.

Lady Wanja

net worth -$13 million

Ejidiah Wanja popularly known as Lady Wanja is a female artist from Muranga in central Kenya and the daughter of the late Queen Jane. However, unlike her mother, Lady Wanja chose to focus on gospel music, and her prowess has already earned her a fortune.

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She has sung over 140 songs and her VCD sales are noted as a good revenue stream for the songbird. She also earns a lot of money from Skiza Tunes and performances.

She is currently one of the top 10 richest musicians in Kenya with a net worth of $13 million to her name.

Akothee

Net worth -$10 million

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Esther Akoth, popularly known as Akothee, is a Musician and businesswoman.

She is the founder of Akothee Safaris( a tour company based in Kenya), Akothee Foundation, Aknotela, and Akothee Homes, a real estate business.

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Akothee has released several successful songs. They include

Oyoyo featuring McGalaxy, Give It To Me, featuring Flavour, Sweet Love featuring Diamond, Benefactor,  Yuko Moyoni,  New Dance featuring Oc, Osilliation, Nimechoka, Pashe, Katika, Djele Djele, Shengerera, Mama Bougerie, and Tucheze.

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Jaguar

Net worth -$9.5 million

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The 4th richest musician in Kenya is Jaguar with a fortune of $9.5 million.

Charles Njagua Kanyi, better known by his stage name Jaguar, is a Kenyan politician, singer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. 

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Jaguar first made forays as a recording artist in 2004 where he recorded and released his first Single “Utaweza Kweli” under the Mandugu Digitali record label.

He later joined East Africa’s music powerhouse, Ogopa Deejays in 2005 where he recorded and released several singles among them his most popular hit single “kigeugeu.”

Jaguar has over the years established his own enterprises that have now become very lucrative Businesses.

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Besides his music business, Jaguar owns a fleet of personal luxury cars and is known to have investments in Real Estate as well as the Transport and Aviation Industry.

Net Worth -$9 million

Wilson Abubakar Radido is an award-winning Kenyan artist and songwriter from Nairobi.

He is the chief executive officer and founder of Saldido international entertainment.

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His first hit was “Rabuka”. His major breakthrough came in 2010. He later co-authored his first single “Sitolia” with Muliro, which was a reflection of his life history, depicting his struggles and giving himself a renewed hope that God had brought him to the limelight.

Wilson Abubakar Opondo Radido was born to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Radido in September 1993 in Mathare slums. His father was a carpenter, while his wife, was a hairdresser until 2011,Wilson dropped out of school in 2011 due to financial constrain. He took Juakali jobs to generate income to support his mother.

Paul set up a foundation in Kenya to help needy people in the area. He helped children to get access to basic education and healthcare.

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Willy Paul is among the top 10 richest musicians in Kenya with a net worth of $9 million

Nonini

Net worth -$8.5 million

Hubert Mbuku Nakitare commonly known by his stage name Nonini, is a Kenyan hip hop recording artist, entertainer, radio presenter, businessman, and philanthropist.

Nonini was born Hubert Nakitare in October 1982 in California Estate in the Kamukunji constituency of Nairobi, Kenya. He is of luhya origin.

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He runs a video production company named “Pro Habo” which successfully gave rise to P Unit. He is also a radio presenter.

Albums:

  • Hanyaring Game (2004)
  • Mwisho ya Mawazo (2007)
  • Godfather (2009)

Nonini is among the wealthiest Kenyan with a fortune of $8.5 million

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Size 8

Net worth -$8 million

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Linet Masiro Munyali professionally known as Size 8, is a Kenyan singer, songwriter, and actress.

Formerly a secular artist, Size 8 is known for her singles “Shamba Boy” and “Moto”.

In April 2013, she confirmed that she was born again by releasing her first and critically acclaimed gospel single “Mateke”.

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As an actress, she is most notable for portraying a role in legal comedy Mashtaka.

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Khaligraph Jones

net Worth -$3 million

Ask about the most versatile rapper in Kenya and the name you will hear is Khaligraph Jones . Well in this article, another accolade he is worth being attribute to is one of the richest musicians in Kenya.

Since debuting his first single in 2008, Jones has not ceased to entertain fans with hit songs

In 2020 he became the first Kenyan musician to be nominated for the BET Awards. His nomination was for the Best International Flow category. He was up against South Africa’s Nasty C, Brazil’s DJonga, Ivorian Kaaris and eventual winner, grime rapper Stormzy from the UK.

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Nameless

Net worth- $2.5 million

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David Mathenge known professionally as nameless is also another wealthy musician in Kenya. He is into pop music.

Nameless alongside his wife Wahu Kagwi is known among Kenyans as one of the pioneers of modern music.

He has gone on tour across the East African region and in the U.S.A and U.K. In 2004, he released his debut album On Fire. In 2004, Mathenge married Ogopa Deejays label mate Wahu Kagwi.

They have two daughters, Tumiso who was born in 2006, and Nyakio born in 2013. He is also an architect and graduated from the University of Nairobi.

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Nameless is one of the most influential Kenyan according to one of the popular newspapers in Kenya, Standard. In this list Nameless is among the top 10 richest musicians in Kenya with a net worth of $2,5 million

Wyre

Net worth -$2 million

the 10 richest musician in Kenya is Wyre with a net worth of $2 million. Wyre is known in real life as Kevin Waire and he is a an R&b and Reggae musician.

He is known for being a member of the groups Necessary Noize and East African Bashment Crew, as well as his solo career.

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Wyre is reputed for his consistence and relevance in the music industry having maintained an industry presence actively since the late 90s. One of the ways Wyre has maintained this longevity is having several collaborations locally and internationally.

Among the local Kenyan artists that he has collaborated with include Nazizi, Kidis, Prezzo, Khaligraph Jones, Vigeti, Nonini, JB Maina, Benjamin Kabaseke

He also worked as a producer at Tedd Josiah’s Blu Zebra Studios and has established his own record label Love Child Records where he has signed among others, Verbal, another Kenyan dance hall artist

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He is undoubtedly one of Africa’s most entertaining performers. Wyre net worth is $2 million making him one of the top 10 richest musicians in Kenya.

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we brought to you the top 10 richest musicians in Kenya in 2021. Here is the recap

Sauti Sol

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Bahati

Lady Wanja

Akothee

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Jaguar

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Countries in the World 2021

In this article, we bring to you the Top 10 Most Beautiful Countries in the world 2021. The list was compiled using several factors such as the landscape, tourist attractions, ecosystem, beautiful buildings and more

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Glusea brings to you the top 10 most beautiful countries in the world 2021. Read on to find out.

If you are looking for the most beautiful country in the world for your next vacation, then look no further because our list of the top 10 most beautiful countries in the world 2021 is the answer to all your queries.

The World is full of beautiful of many beautiful places however, some countries seem to have a larger share of the blessing than others. From stunning coastlines to lush jungles and towering mountain tops, these countries together makeup the top 10 most beautiful countries in the world. Read the full list here.

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The list was compiled using several factors such as the landscape, tourist attractions, ecosystem, beautiful buildings and more. Read through and dont forget to mention your country n the comment section.

Top 10 Most Beautiful Countries in the world 2021

  1. Italy
  2. New Zealand
  3. Canada
  4. United States of America
  5. Ice Land
  6. South Africa
  7. Switzerland
  8. Brazil
  9. Costa Rica
  10. India

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Italy

Italy is by far the world’s most beautiful country. It has the most inspiring cultural treasures and magnificent scenery.

number one of the  top 10 most beautiful countries in the world 2021 is Italy
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Italy’s ancient architecture and history has given it the best look. The impressive beaches, beautiful cities, delicious delicacies and a welcoming environment are some of the things that makes Italy standout on the list of most beautiful countries in the world.

Italy is especially impressive as it has such a range of natural beauty and human-built beauty that spans across time and history.

Not just the landscape, Italy also has some of the most beautiful women in the world.

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New Zealand

The second most beautiful country in the world is New Zealand. Though a small country, New Zealand seems to have a little bit of everything that make up a beautiful country.

New Zealand has one of the best ecosystems in the world. The snowy mountains, beautiful beaches, evergreen landscape gives the country a nice look.

The Fiordland National Park is full of wildlife, waterfalls, and impressive natural scenery, while the Tongariro National Park has remarkable volcanic features.

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Canada

Canada is another one of the top 10 most beautiful countries in the world. The eye catchy of the lakes, forest, mountains, beaches, infrastructure and the multicultural lifestyle of the people makes Canada unparalleled when mentioning the most beautiful countries in the world.

Canada repeatedly is lauded as one of the world’s most livable countries. The cultural influence, entrepreneurship, economic influence and most importantly, quality of life of the people make Canada a want-to-go-to place for most people.

United States of America

United States of America is 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million square kilometers), it is the world’s third- or fourth-largest country by total area. The country has a huge space of landscape and ecosystems. Talk about the best beaches, nice cities, lovely people and United states comes to mind first.

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From an urban perspective, there are a number of impressive buildings, bustling cities and quaint towns which add to the beauty of this great country.

The United States has one of the strongest currencies in the world, talking about the US dollar

Iceland

Iceland is made up of a diverse landscape that includes glaciers, geothermal hot springs, spectacular ice caves, stunning waterfalls, and black sand beaches.

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Its incredibly diverse landscape is what makes travelers so intrigued with this Nordic island nation and it is easily one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Iceland is famous for being called the Land of Fire and Ice because of its volcanoes and glaciers. It is dotted with natural wonders such as The Blue Lagoon and Dettifoss Waterfall. Iceland is also known for its rich cultural history, Norse mythology, folklore etc

South Africa

South Africa has unsurpassed wildlife and mountains, whales and waterfalls, architecture and antiquity, the world’s most beautiful city, and the world’s most stunning Spring, plus a host of natural treasures.

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Among the beautiful places to catch a glimpse include; Tsitsikamma National Park, Cape Point, Pringle Bay, Blyde River Canyon, Boulders Beach, God’s Window.

Switzerland

The amazing mountains, heaps of lakes and beautiful villages make for the most beautiful scenery in Switzerland. These landscapes are considered to be what makes Switzerland the perfect destination for vacationing and exploring new cultures. The high-peak Alps and mountains make up to 62% of the country’s territory.

Tucked away in the Alps, Switzerland is easily one of the most beautiful countries in the world, no matter when you’re visiting. Come wintertime though, it becomes a veritable wonderland, with powdery ski slopes and frozen lakes galore.

Brazil

According to Conde Nast, Brazil also ranks as the most beautiful country in the world for its biodiversity, the “greatest in the world”.

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Famous for its love of dancing, fun, festivals, and football, Brazil is one of those bucket list countries most want to visit in their lifetime. It’s a unique land known for its firsts and originality and is home to the world-famous Rio Carnival, Samba, Capoeira, and of course Caipirinha

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is known for its incredible national parks, where tourists can enjoy some thrilling activities like river rafting, canyoning, cave tubing, and zip lining. It’s also one of the best places for animal lovers to discover some interesting wildlife like macaws, sea turtles, and adorable sloths.

The Central American country is pristine in all its majesty. Much of the extraordinary beauty is due to the rainforest and the rainy season, which keeps everything flourishing and spectacular year-round.

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India

India might just be the most colorful country in the world. It’s a land of otherworldly landscapes for travel – from stunning lakes and endless rolling plains to the snow-capped Himalayas in the north. It’s also home to wild festivals, romantic mausoleums and some of the most hectic cities in the world.

 It also has an extensive coastline along the Indian Ocean, including some stunning beaches. Scenic green tea plantations Darjeeling and Assam, as well as lush lagoons and mountain-backed lakes make for beautiful scenes. Additionally, there are any number of impressive animal species that call India home, from elephants to tigers, to buffalos and monkeys.

The beautiful landscape and scenery in India makes it one of the top 10 most beautiful countries in the world.

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