YouTube is one of the platforms that many Africans are using to make millions. Today I will be writing about the top 10 richest YouTubers in Kenya. Today’s generation prefers to work flexible hours and follow their own individual path instead of following traditional working patterns. Most people have chosen to become YouTubers, to make money on YouTube, you need to have interesting content that viewers can enjoy watching. You also need at least 4,000 hours of watch time and at least 1,000 subscribers before you can monetize your YouTube channel.
You can make money on YouTube by advertising brands, Google Adsense, Partnership videos, and a lot more. Google AdSense is the common ad network used to pay content creators on YouTube. The following are the richest and most successful YouTubers in Kenya.
Highest YouTube Earners in Kenya 2023
10. Joanna Kinuthia (Net Worth: $250,000)
Joanna Kinuthia is a Kenyan vlogger born January 7, 1995, with an interest in beauty and skincare. She has a channel where much of her content is about how to apply makeup, skincare tutorial, and travel. She makes good money from her channel with over 148,000 subscribers. She is the founder of Joanna K Cosmetics. she is estimated to have a Net worth of 250,000 dollars.
9. Maxine Wabosha (Net Worth: $300,000)
Maxine Wabosha is a successful YouTuber. She is young, smart, and outgoing. She is an Economics graduate from the University of Nairobi, she has won so many awards including Kenya Lifestyle influencer of the year 2020. Her content is mainly focused on fashion, make-up, travel, and skincare, she owns a fashion brand called Boshdrip.
Her YouTube channel has over 233,000 subscribers and 365 videos with over 14 million views. Her unique content and videos have landed her deals and partnerships with big brands like Nivea, Jumia, and KFC. She is estimated to have a Net worth of 300,000 dollars
8. Eve Mungai (Net Worth: $380,000)
Eve Mungai is a young Kenyan YouTuber, She was born on April 6th, 2000 in Gachiku village, Murang’a county Kenya. She runs her YouTube channel alongside her boyfriend Trevor who is her Director. The couple revealed that they make over 20,000 dollars every month from their YouTube channel. Their YouTube channel has over 610,000 subscribers and over 1,638 videos. Their content mainly focuses on interviewing celebrities. She is estimated to have a Net worth of 380,000 dollars.
7. Crazy Kennar (Net Worth: $400,000)
Crazy Kennar is one of the funniest and richest Kenyan comedians. His content makes a lot of impact on Kenyans. He is one of the upcoming Kenyan comedians and is making good money from his YouTube channel. his unique content has landed him a Partnership with top companies like Binance. His YouTube channel has over 536,000 subscribers with over 513 videos. He is estimated to have a Net worth of 400,000 dollars.
6. Flaqo Raz (Net Worth: $430,000)
Flaqo Raz is a Kenyan comedian with a huge following on YouTube that generates good revenues. He is a funny and creative comedian whose videos mainly portray Kenyan family life in a humorous way. he has won so many Awards including Zikomo best Content creator of 2022. His YouTube channel has over 587,000 subscribers and 195 videos. His videos have attracted over 6 million views on Youtube. He is estimated to have a Net-worth of 430,000 dollars.
5. Jalango (Net Worth: $600,000)
Jalango is a Kenyan radio presenter and comedian who owns Jalango Tv Channel. He is among the highest YouTube earners in Kenya. Jalango revealed that he makes over $30,000 per month from his YouTube channel. His YouTube channel has over 576,000 subscribers with over 756 videos. He is estimated to have a Net-worth of 600,000 dollars.
4. Njugush (Net Worth: $690,000)
Timothy Njuguna aka Njugush is a Kenyan Comedian and Entrepreneur, He is a top YouTube earner in Kenya. He has over 597,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel. His videos have accumulated over 70 million views. He has won so many Awards and Ratings like Top 100 Kenyans 2019,20,21,2021 Pulse Business influencer, 100 top Influential African 2020,1 African Digi Influencer 2020.
His huge following on YouTube has helped him land endorsements and partnerships with big brands like Safaricom, KFC, and many others. His videos mainly portray the humor in the lives of Kenyans. He also collaborates with many African celebrities in videos. He is estimated to have a Net-worth of 600,000 dollars.
3. Henry Desagu (Net Worth: $700,000)
Henry Desagu is a renowned Kenyan YouTuber. He is one of the richest Kenyan YouTubers. He is the owner of Motorhubs were he also sell Cars like Benz, Range, Audi, and a lot more. His YouTube channel has over 661,000 subscribers and over 421 videos.
Much of his content portrays the life of most Kenyan youths and the struggles they go through. He also partners with giant brands and is involved in their advertisement, providing him with an extra income. He is estimated to have a Net-worth of 700,000 dollars.
2. Bahati (Net Worth: $750,000)
Kevin Mbuvi aka Bahati is a Kenyan gospel artist. He is among the richest YouTubers in Kenya. His YouTube channel has over 1,040,000 subscribers and over 269 videos. Much of his content revolves around music and family life.
The huge following on YouTube allows him to make good money on YouTube. He also gets extra income from partnerships with brands. He is estimated to have a Net-worth of 750,000 dollars.
1. Sauti Sol(Net Worth: $1.1 million)
Sauti Sol is a music group and the richest YouTuber in Kenya. Their YouTube channel is one of the highest-earning channels in Kenya. It has over 947,000 subscribers with over 245 videos. Sauti Sol earns around 40,000 dollars every month from the channel. The content of the channel is mainly focused on their music. You can find Sauti Sol songs on the channel.
According to our research, the above are the Top 10 Richest and most Successful YouTubers in Kenya.
YouTube is a great platform you can use to make money online. To get started, you need to identify an area you are good at and focus on. Then after that, you can start creating content. You can monetize your YouTube channel through Google AdSense or through partnerships with brands. YouTube has helped many Kenyan content creators make foreign currency online. If you have any addition or question please drop them in the comment section.