July 6, 2022

Top 10 Richest Musicians In Kenya 2021

Top 10 Richest Musicians In Kenya 2021

Summary of the Richest Musicians In Kenya

Top 10 Richest Musicians In Kenya 2021

10. Nameless (Net Worth: $800,000)
9. Wyre (Net Worth: $1 million)
8. Size 8 (Net Worth: $1 million)
7. Nonini (Net Worth: $8 million)
6. Willy Paul (Net Worth: $8.5 million)
5. Jaguar (Net Worth: $9 million)
4. Akothee (Net Worth: $10 million)
3. Lady Wanja (Net Worth: $12 million)
2. Bahati (Net Worth: $15 million)
1. Sauti Sol (Net Worth: $20 million)

We bring to you the latest list of the top 10 richest musicians in Kenya this year. The Kenyan music industry is one of the pacesetters in the African music industry, producing some of the biggest hit songs in the continent.

Over the years, Kenyan music has grown exponentially and many of their star musicians have become widely known by a lot of people across the continent, especially for music lovers.


This has brought questions among music lovers about the Richest musicians in Kenya, and this article will give accurate answers to that.

The richest musicians in Kenya have all carved out a great career for themselves through talent, work, dedication, and consistency.

Each of the artist represented on this list have had their own share of controversies over their careers, but they always come out on top with scintillating performances that dazzle fans and audience.

How about we get to the major point?

Top 10 Richest Musicians In Kenya 2021

Rank Richest Kenya Musicians Estimated Net Worth
#1 Sauti Sol $20 million
#2 Bahati $15 million
#3 Lady Wanja $12 million
#4 Akothee $10 million
#5 Jaguar $9 million
#6 Willy Paul $8.5 million
#7 Nonini $8 million
#8 Size 8 $1 million
#9 Wyre $1 million
#10 Nameless $800,000

Here is more details about the top ten richest musicians in Kenya.

10. Nameless (Net Worth: $800,000)

Nameless is a superstar musician in Kenya who made a name for himself after breaking out from the 1999 star search contest that was hosted by the then Kenyan Urban Music radio station.

Richest Musicians in Kenya - Nameless

Nameless gave the judges of the show an excellent performance as he does to his audience today, and right there, his talents in music became recognized.

Through his music that was deemed so thrilling to fans, he toured all of Eastern Africa, America, and finally the United Kingdom.

After the release of his debut album titled “On Fire” in 2004, he immediately became a household name and earned top reviews from critics.

Having had a wonderful career till date, he was ranked among the 100 most influential Kenyans by the Standard Newspaper.


9. Wyre (Net Worth: $1 million)

Richest Musicians in Kenya - Kevin Wyre

Next on the list of the richest musicians in Kenya is Wyre. Kevin Waire is a prominent and popular Kenyan musician who is mostly referred to by his stage name Wyre. He became popular for his unique genre of music in RnB and Reggae.

Despite initially starting his career as part of a popular music group called the Necessary Noize and East African Bashment Crew, he went ahead to carve out a great solo career for himself; which brought him much more success on a personal level.

His excellent career has seen him release two solo albums which took the whole Kenyan music industry by storm. His career can be characterized as long and successful as he had performances in many nations across Africa.

This saw him maintain a presence in the Kenyan music industry for so long. Throughout his career, he had performances with many other international artists like P-Square, 2Face Idibia, Alaine, Cecile, and Morgan Heritage.

8. Size 8 (Net Worth: $1 million)

The now gospel artist was noticed through her talent by Clement Rapudo also known as Clemo – Calif Records 10 years back. Inevitably, she was signed in to the record label, a deal that signified the beginning of her musical career.