Top 10 Richest Families In Kenya

Both infrastructure and industry have grown in Kenya since the country gained its independence in 1964. Kenya, one of the richest countries in Eastern Africa, has created a significant number of wealthy people.

Tycoons from different regions of the country have resulted in the emergence, creating dynasties that last for many years.

In this article, we will examine Kenya's top ten richest people. We have a number of billionaires whose families are among the wealthiest in the country, despite the fact that no Kenyan is among the world's wealthiest people. View a few of the wealthiest families in Kenya;

 Top 10 Richest Families In Kenya

  The Moi Family – $3 billion

The late Arap Moi, who ruled over Kenya for 24 years, created the Moi family. His family obtained control of a number of interests in a variety of industries, such as manufacturing, banking, insurance, and agriculture. Moreover, the Moi family is directly in charge of a number of businesses, including Kenya Television Network, Vybezz radio, Standard News Paper, Radio Maisha, and Spice FM. All of these businesses are managed by the holding company Standard Group.

As a result, it is clear that the Moi family controls the Kenyan media sector. Their primary sources of income are therefore publicity and advertising.

Kirubi Family

This is the famous businessman Christopher Kirubi's family. He was the director of Centum Investment Company Limited, which was his business. He also held a significant part in the Haco tiger brands, which he oversaw. He was one of the richest businessmen in the nation, and his family got a large fortune. He has two children, and the family's net worth is said to be $300 million. Robert Kirubi is her son, and Dr. mary Kirubi is her daughter. The Two Rivers Mall is one of the several assets the family owns in Nairobi.

  • He has two children, and the family's net worth is said to be $300 million

 Biwott Family

One of the top ten billionaires in Kenya is Nicholas Biwott. The businessman, who was 77, passed away in 2014. He served as a key cabinet member under the late President Daniel Arap Moi.

The Yaya Center, a shopping center in Nairobi, is managed by his family. This wealthy family also owns Livia Limited. Biwott's family has property outside the country, which has allowed them to amass huge amounts of wealth. It has one of the biggest ranches in Australia and the biggest hostel in Israel.

  • This family has a $1 billion net worth.

Kenyatta Family

The founding father of the country comes from this family. Our research shows that the family owns enough land to completely surround the Nyanza province. The family has investments in a variety of industries, including agriculture, banking, tourism, mining, transportation, energy, real estate, communications, and insurance.

  • Another that had to make our list of the top 10 wealthiest families in Kenya is this one. They are at least $1 billion in value.

Philip Ndegwa Family

Former Central Bank of Kenya governor and mathematician Phillip Ndegwa. He was allegedly the first Kenyan to earn a fortune worth more than $1 billion. He was without a doubt one of the wealthiest men in the nation. The family has financial interests in a number of important economic sectors, including banking and insurance, real estate, agriculture, and a number of other businesses. With a holding of up to 25%, the family also holds the majority of the shares in the NIC Bank. His two kids were named Andrew and James Ndegwa.

  •  It is estimated that the family is worth $1.2 billion.

Family of Raila Odinga

With a net worth of $2.3 billion, Raila ranks among the top ten richest lawmakers in Kenya. The family is the owner of the East African Spectre Company, which produces gas and liquid petroleum cylinders.

  •  The valuation of Karen's family home is Sh300 million.

Manu Chandaria Family

He is one of the richest people in Kenya. He has invested in a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, banking, insurance, transportation, real estate, and telecommunications.

  • They are worth a minimum of $270 million.

SK Macharia Family

The largest private television and radio network in Eastern Africa, Royal Media Services, was founded and is owned by SK Macharia. The media company owns Citizen TV and Radio Citizen, the most popular TV network in the nation. One of the few families using helicopters is the SK family, which will rank among Kenya's top ten richest families by 2019.

Kenya's first tissue paper producer, Madhupaper Global Kenya Ltd, was founded in 1975 by S.K. Macharia. The company's main product was Rosy, while Madhupaper was later marketed as well. This wealthy family also has interests in the financial industry, agriculture, real estate, and other sectors.

  •  They are at least $150 million in value.

Kibaki Family

One of the wealthiest people in Kenya is the Kibaki family. After becoming the third president of Kenya and an economist, he invested his money in a variety of sectors. The family has invested in a number of different sectors, including banking, real estate, agriculture, and tourism. 

  • The family's current estimated net worth is $50 million.

Family of Simeon Nyachae

With his Sansora assets, he started out with a little bakery and has now amassed billions. He has invested in businesses related to banking, property investment, transportation, telecommunications, insurance, and industry in Kenya. He also owns tea farms in South Africa and Zimbabwe in addition to Australia's biggest ranch.

  • As a result, ranks among the top 10 wealthiest families in Kenya. They are at least $100 million in value.

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