Churchill is regarded as the father of the comedy industry in Kenya. He runs the multimillion Laugh Industry.
The 43-year-old is credited for nurturing the biggest names including, Professor Hamo, MCA Tricky, Chemutai, MC Jessy, Eric Omondi and Chipukeezy.
Churchill has over 7.3 million followers on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter
Esther Akoth, popularly known as Akothee, is a musician who doubles up as a businesswoman.
She is the founder of Akothee Safaris, a tour company based in Kenya. She runs Akothee Foundation, Aknotela Entertainment Ltd and Akothee Homes, a real estate business.
Akothee has over 5.7 million followers across various social media platforms.
The no non-sense entrepreneur has used her huge social media presence for brand influencing.
The self-proclaimed president of single mothers has worked with multiple brands, with the latest being Rosy Tissues Kenya, Muthokinju Services and Premier Foods Ltd.
In 2021, Forbes ranked her the 15th richest musician in Africa with a networth of $ 10 million (KSh 1.09 billion).
With over 4.6 million followers, comedian Jalang’o is one of the influential Kenyan entrepreneurs.
Jalang’o, whose real name is Felix Odiwour, rose to fame after appearing as an actor in the local comedy series Papa Shirandula.
Since then, he never looked back as he used his fame to establish his brand besides working as a radio presenter for different stations, including Radio Maisha, Hot 96, Milele FM and now Kiss 100.
He is the proprietor of Jalang’o TV, with close to half a million subscribers on YouTube.
Timothy Kimani Ndegwa, popularly referred to as Njugush, rose to fame as an actor in the local series Real Househelps of Kawangware.
He quit the show in May 2016, citing changes in scripting and directing. The witty comedian reinvented himself and grew his brand on social media platforms.
Besides posting funny videos on YouTube with over 535,000 subscribers, he has landed multimillion advertising deals with corporates like Safaricom.
Njugush further has 2.1 million followers on Instagram, 1.3 million on Facebook and 150,000 on Twitter.
He is the founder of clothing line, Be Knit, which he manages with his lovely wife Celestine Ndinda aka Wakavinye.
The Keroche heiress was named one of the 30 most promising young entrepreneurs by Forbes in 2018.
She is the daughter of Keroche founder Tabitha Karanja, one of the wealthiest women in Kenya. The 33-year-old is the founder of Nero, a water brand company.
On Instagram, the beauty queen has 1 million followers. In August 2021, Hopper HQ Ranked Anerlisa at number 30 in Africa and 271 worldwide in the list of best-paid celebs on Instagram.
According to Hopper, the beauty gets KSh 436,000 per paid post. Her net worth is estimated at over KSh 1 billion.