Top 20 Richest People In Kenya (Dead & Alive) 2022

The Richest People In Kenya

The Richest People in Kenya are a varied and fascinating bunch, with their fortunes coming from a wide range of sources.

From media moguls to tea tycoons, these men and women have made their mark on the Kenyan economy – and their names will be familiar to many.

Richest People In Kenya:

1. Moi

The late president Daniel Moi is among the richest people in the country. 

With an estimated net worth of 3 billion he owned several companies and investments.

2. Vimal Shah

He is also one of the richest people in Kenya. He has an estimated net worth of $1.6 million. 

Vishal is the founder and chairman of Bidco Oil Refineries Africa

3. Nicholas Biwott.

Nicholaus  biwott is one of the richest people in kenya with an estimated net worth of $1 billion

 The  late owned Yaya center and Air Kenya.

4. Mama Ngina Kenyatta

She is among the top richest women in Africa with a networth of $1 billion. 

Mama Ngina has diversified her wealth in real estate,banking  and hospitality. 

She is the mother of the fourth president of Kenya.

5. Naushad Merali

He  is a Kenyan businessman of Indian descent who is the chairman and founder of Sameer Group, a conglomerate with interests in tyres, agriculture, real estate, and automotive products.

He is estimated to be worth $550 million.

6. Manu Chandaria 

He  owns diversified businesses in East Africa with interests in manufacturing, steel, plastic and aluminum. 

He is estimated to be worth $270 million and Chandaria is also in the real estate business making him to be among the richest men in Kenya.

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7. Uhuru Kenyatta

Uhuru is the current and the fourth president of Kenya.

He has managed his father’s wealth and acquired his own in the process.

He has an estimated net worth of $ 550 million

 8. Chris Kirubi

The late Chris Kirubi was an industrialist, businessman and philanthropist. 

He was the largest stakeholder of Centum investment and the owner of Two rivers mall.

He has an estimated net worth of $300 million.

9. Atul Shah

He was the managing director and chief executive of Nakumatt holdings.

It was the largest privately owned supermarket in Kenya,Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. 

He has an estimated net worth of $290 million.

10. Peter Kahara Munga

He is one of the richest  Kenyans who has an estimated net worth of $280 million. 

He is the chairman of the largest group in Africa called the Equity  bank Group.

11. Raila Odinga

He is the former prime minister of Kenya popularly known as Baba. 

He has an estimated net worth of $250 million dollars.

12. James Mwangi

Mwangi and his wife own the Equity Group holding limited and the Britam.

He is a banker, a managing director and the CEO of equity group holdings.

He has an estimated net worth of $170 million.

13. S.K Macharia

Macharia is the creator and owner of Royal Media services, the Eastern Africa’s biggest television and radio network

Macharia also has interests in agriculture,transportation,banking and real estate.

He has an estimated net worth of $150 million.

14. Titus Naikuni

He has an estimated net worth of $140 million.

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Naikuni is a mechanical engineer, a businessman and a corporate executive in Kenya.

15. Joseph Wanjui

He is valued at $ 125 million dollars.

He is the chief executive officer of Unilever  and chairman of UAP holdings limited.

Apart from that he is also the chairman of the Jockey club of Kenya. Wanjui is also known for being a political advisor and businessman.

16. Bharat Thakrar

He is the founder and CEO of Scan Group.

He is also the largest shareholder of the company.

He has an estimated net worth of $90 million

17. Pradeep Paurana

He is among the top richest people in kenya valued at $80 million. 

He worked in New York for two years earning $40,000 annually. 

He came back to Kenya and started his own business called ARM Cement Limited.

18. Jane Wanjiru Michuki

She is a lawyer and she owns a firm called Kimani and Michuki holdings.

She is one of the largest stakeholders in Nairobi security Exchange. She has an estimated net worth of $60 million

 19. Baloobhai Patel

 He is the owner and managing director of Transworld safaris Limited.

He is the shareholder  at Barclays Bank Kenya,Safaricom, Bamburi Cement and many more.

Patel also serves as a non executive director at Pan Africa Insurance. He is valued at $2.4 billion.

20. Duncan Ndegwa

He is the first African governor of the Central Bank of Kenya.

He is also the first Kenyan African Head of civil service.

His net worth is unknown but it sure lies around million of dollars.

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