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Top 5 richest comedians in Kenya.

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There is no doubt that comedy has become one of the most paying in Kenya right now, thanks to social media. So many comedians have rose to fame just from sharing there funny clips on social media platforms.

Comedy has really taken over, when it comes to entertainment industry in Kenya. While comedians get paid big, they also are taking over the media industry. Most of this comedians are now hosting radio and TV shows.

Here is a list of the top paid comedians in Kenya;

Daniel Ndambuki aka ‘Churchill

With no doubt, we all know Daniel Ndambuki aka Churchill is the father of comedy in Kenya. He is the first comedian in Kenya to have a live comedy platform. Where he hosts other comedians too. He indeed has opened so many doors for comedians in the industry.

Apart from his show “churchill show” on NTV that has earned him lots of income, he hosts a radio show on classic FM and has lots of endorsements from companies here in Kenya.

Churchills youtube channel has the hugest number of subscribers, its currently at 1.6million. With views of over 1million per video.

Felix Odiwuor aka Jalango

Jalango had proved to be one of the most hardworking and talented comedians in Kenya. He rose to fame after appearing on the famous “Papa Shirandula” TV show. His sense of humour could not be missed. Jalango is now one of the biggest paid comedians in Kenya.

He has been a morning show host is different radio stations in Kenya. His shows are the most listened to. He is currently hosting a morning show on Kiss FM together with Kamene Goro.

During the the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, jalango launched ‘Jalango Tv’ on youtube. It was among the fastest growing youtube chanel, with 345k subscribers in less than a year.

Jalango has received numerous endorsements from companies here in Kenya, including Velvex, Mialle lounge, ken sauce and many more.

He currently has a show with his former Milele host , Alex Mwakideu called jenga na Alex na Jalas.

Eric Omondi

Eric Omondi is indeed the King of Comedy. He literally can make comedy out of anything. Since he rose to fame, he has stolen the hearts of many Kenyans. From appearing in Churchill show to now having his own show “Wife Material”.

He has a huge following in Tanzania and Uganda too. He has build his brand and now is well known for standup comedies.

Eric earns so much from his comedy, emceeing events and endorsement from companies.

Mc Jessey

Mc Jessey is well know for being churchill show host. He has generated his wealth from hosting churchill show, his youtube channel and his Jessey Junction show on youtube.

Jessey has also received endorsements from companies in Kenya. His large following is a reason for his career’s success.

He is also a very talented emcee. He emceeing events all over the country, which earns him alot of income.

Njugush

Njugush became popular after appearing on Real househelps of Kawangware on KTN.After leaving the show, Njugush together with his wife started there own youtube channel, where they made comedy videos.

Njugush and his wife, have a huge following on youtube and their social media platforms.

He mostly gets his income from his comedy skits, emceeing and endorsements from companies.

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