Cambridge Dictionary describes a rich person, someone with a lot of money or valuable possessions.
In a report by Knight Frank released last year, There are 42 billionaires in Kenya, worth over US$30 million.
The country has been ranked fourth in the Knight Frank’s Wealth Report list of the African States.
1. Moi and Family
Moi and his family are among the country’s most affluent families. The Moi family has an estimated net worth of $3 billion.
2. Nicholas Biwott
Biwott owned the Yaya Center, a landmark shopping center in Nairobi at his death. He also owned Air Kenya, among other ventures.
3. Mama Ngina Kenyatta
Mama Ngina Kenyatta and former powerful cabinet minister Nicholas Biwott appeared in Africa’s top billionaires in the Nigeria-based Ventures financial magazine. The magazine tips as the country’s wealthiest and 25th most prosperous continent with a fortune of $1.65 billion (Sh142 billion).
4.Bhimji Depar Shah
He is the founder and current Chairman of BIDCO Group of Companies with businesses in African countries. Bhimji is one of the wealthiest people in Kenya, with an estimated net worth of approximately US$700 million.
5. Naushad Merali
Naushad was a businessman and an industrialist Kenyan mobile service provider Kencell and French media giant Vivendi. His net worth is valued at USD 550 Million.
6. Uhuru Kenyatta
Uhuru Kenyatta is one of the richest people in Kenya who had never seen hardship in his life. Being one of the wealthiest people in Kenya with a total net worth of US$500 million.
7. Chris Kirubi
Kirubi was an individual with many attributes to his personality and business life; Kirubi was a businessman, industrialist, and philanthropist. His net worth is over US$300 million.
8. Manu Chandaria
Chandaria’s net worth is estimated at $270 million.
9. Atul Shah
Atul Shah was Born in Nandi Hills, Kenya. All net worth is more than USD 290 Million.
10. Peter Kahara Munga
Peter Munga is the group chairman of the Equity Bank Group. Munga’s net worth is more than USD 280 Million.
11. Raila Odinga
Raila Odinga is popularly known in Kenya as the father of Modern Democracy and Prime Minister or Baba. Odinga’s net worth is US$250 million.
12. James Mwangi
James Mwangi is a businessman, banker, Group Managing Director, and Group Chief Executive Officer. The family’s name is on marble with a net worth of upward US$170 million at a time.
13. S.K. Macharia Net Worth
S.K. Macharia is a businessman and media mogul who owns numerous English, Kiswahili, and Vernacular stations. Macharia’s total net worth is estimated to be $150 million.
14. Baloobhai Patel
Baloobhai Patel is a businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist in Kenya. In July 2013, he was holding in NSE-listed companies valued at KSh2.4 billion.
15. Titus Naikuni
He is a mechanical engineer, businessman, and corporate executive in Kenya. Titus has made a fortune and managed to be on the list of the wealthiest individuals in Kenya. He has a net worth of USD 140 Million.
Joe Wanjui (Joseph Barrage Warui) is a businessman and a political advisor valued at USD 125 Million, He is described by many as a most accomplished individual.
17. Bharat Thakrar
Bharat Thakrar is valued at USD 90 Million. Founder and CEO of Scan Group. He is the company’s largest shareholder and is valued to be US$$90 million in net worth.
18. Jane Wanjiru Michuki
She is a Kenyan Lawyer, Businesswoman, and Investor. Her estimated net worth is US$60 million.
19. Duncan Ndegwa
Ndegwa exact net worth is not known but is sure to run into the millions of dollars.
20. Pradeep Paunrana
Paunrana is one of the richest people in Kenya who is valued at USD 80 Million, was born in 1959, and educated in Kenyan schools.