Here are the 5 wealthiest individuals in Kenya in the year 2021. How much are they worth and where do they get their wealth.
1.Mama Ngina Kenyatta
Regardless of her being the first Kenyan first lady she is also very rich woman who got all the inheritance of her husband Jomo Kenyatta after his demise (1978). This has made her the biggest land owner in Kenya most of which Kenyatta acquired from British rule. She also sit on vast of financial empires that were left to her by the founder of the nation.
By estimation she owns and controls over USD 1.6 BILLION
Uhuru Kenyatta is the fourth president of Kenya and the son of the founding president of Kenya Jomo Kenyatta. Having grown in lavishing house of a king he is estimated to own USD 500 MILLION,
Which is the personal wealth. This is from his real house investment, agriculture, politics and vast land owned by him. Rest together with the extended Jomo’s family he controls over USD 1.6 billion.
3.Raila Amollo Odinga
Having been in politics for decades Raila has acquired vast wealth both from politics and other personal investments. Being among the most celebrated leader he has invested in gas company, logistics and manufacturing. The man is estimated to own almost USD 500 MILLION.
4.William Samoei Ruto
H.E Ruto is the second in command in Kenya. Ruto having struggled in early age he has really made a significant achievement in life. He own a large portion of investments both in Kenya and outside the country. He is estimated to own about USD 400 MILLION. This vast wealth is from his political career,agriculture, hotel and hospitality.
Senator Muthama has been in politics for a long period of time where he has built a strong financial foundation. The lawmaker owns Gemstones Dealers Association with a strong connection with 8 HSBC bank accounts name with his relatives’ names. He is estimated to own USD 400 MILLION.