In the world today, comedy is now stealing the show in the entertainment industry as it is now paying more than music in some countries like Kenya. This is why we bring to you the top 10 Richest Comedians In Kenya.
Many of the Richest Men in Kenya got their wealth from different sources but now, comedy is so great in the entertainment industry and many comedians in Kenya are actually earners of a fortune from comedy.
Recently, comedians have overthrown journalists, especially in radio stations. If you happen to visit any radio station, you will definitely find one or two comedians who are serving as co-hosts of a particular show.
That is to show you how far comedy has evolved over the years in the entertainment industry.
Kenya is really doing great in Comedy, as it has produced several amazing talents who have represented the country in other countries, through comedy.
There are some funny and hilarious comedians in Kenya who are capable of cracking rib-wrecking jokes and they are paid heavily for this.
The majority of comedians generate their income via stand-up comedy, direct adverts, and endorsements deals, and online platform advertisement, as well as other personal businesses.
It is just a matter of time before comedy takes over the whole entertainment industry with its amazing talents.
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The richest comedians from Kenya that have been compiled in this article is based on their earning, shows and the level of popularity they have recorded.
10. Flaqo Raz
Flaqo Raz is listed first on this list of the top 10 richest comedians in Kenya. He happens to be one of the youngest rising stars in the Kenya comedy industry.
Though young, Flaqo has already made his presence felt in comedy with his hilarious comedy skits in which he plays the character of Mama Otis portraying the behavior of real African mothers.
Aside from comedy, Flaqo Raz is also a rapper, dancer, and scriptwriter. He has released quite a number of R&B recordings with commercial success.
He has acquired his wealth from comedy, music, and scriptwriting.
9. Muthee Kiengei
Muthee Kiengei is another prominent comedian in Kenya who has made a name for himself through Kameme FM and Kameme TV.
Through the radio and tv platforms, Kiengei became a popular and well-celebrated comedian.
Muthee Kiengei also owns his program called Kingi Live, which focuses on entertainment, Mc, and public address.
The hilarious comedian has anchored a lot of functions as an MC and he has also groomed other upcoming comedians through his program.
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8. Jaymo Ule Msee
Jaymo Ule Msee is next on this list of the top 10 richest comedians in Kenya. Jaymo Ule is a famous Kenyan comedian who studied Political Science at Nairobi University but discovered he had a talent for making people laugh, at such, he decided to pursue a career in comedy.
He started by creating and uploading comedy skits on his YouTube channel and in no time he began gaining views and subscribers which made him popular.
He has made a great deal of money from his YouTube channel.
Apart from comedy, Jaymo Msee also serves as a brand ambassador for several top companies in Kenya such as Safaricom.
7. Professor Hamo
Professor Hamo is another popular comedian who is making it big in the Kenyan comedy industry.
He rose to prominence after performing on Churchill Show, the number one comedian in Kenya.
Professor Hamo has established himself as one of the funniest comedians in Kenya, and this has opened several job opportunities for him including radio hosting.
A major part of his income is generated from product advertisements and hosting shows on radio stations.
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6. MC Jessey
MC Jessey is next on this list of richest comedians in Kenya. MC Jessey is a Kenyan comedian who is famous for his Jessey Junction show which he organizes through his YouTube channel.
Since the inception of the show, MC Jessey has recorded immense success as he now has hundreds of thousands of followers and subscribers.
The popularity and success of the Jessey Junction show got MC Jessey a partnership with Standard media group, a platform where his videos and shows and mostly aired which produces a lot of streams and income.
MC Jessey also generates income through product advertisements which are usually seen through the Jessey Junction show.
Desagu is one of the top earners in the Kenya comedy industry with over 500,000 YouTube subscribers. Desagu is a true definition of success, considering how he started.
Desagu has become one of the most sought-after comedians in Kenya, who are progressing in their online comedy shows.
The former winner of the YouTube personality of the year award earns in the region of Shs800,000 monthly which earns him a spot on the list of the top ten richest comedians in Kenya.
Desagu also makes his money through promotions and advertisements which he gets paid handsomely for his services.
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4. MCA Tricky
This top ten list of richest comedians in Kenya would be incomplete without the inclusion of MCA Tricky.
MCA Tricky is one of the comedians in Kenya who knows how to leave his audience in a state of unending laughter, with his hilarious jokes.
His appearance alone always makes his audience crack their ribs with laughter.
MCA Tricky became so popular that he got an offer to serve as the host of a show on a popular radio station Milele FM which he has risen to prominence in the comedy industry of Kenya.
MCA Tricky started his comedy career from Churchill Show as a stand-up comedian, and today he is one of the most admired and sought-after comedians in Kenya.
He has acquired his wealth from the radio show he has been hosting, to his YouTube channel, and as Master of Ceremony at various functions.
Jalang’o is a Kenyan radio host, comedy actor, MC, and talk show host who has recorded immense success in the comedy industry.
Jalang’o formerly worked with Hot 96 FM and Radio Milele but is currently working at Kiss 100, a radio station he first worked with.
Having garnered wide rec8gniton and popularity, Jalango went on to create his own YouTube channel called ‘Jalang’o TV’ which has a ton of subscribers and viewers.
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2. Eric Omondi
One of the Kings of Comedy in Kenya and across Africa, Eric Omondi is a Kenyan comedian with over 3 million YouTube subscribers, over one thousand Instagram followers with more than eight thousand posts.
With such amount, of followers and subscribers to his channel and social media, Eric Omondi is now the second richest and most recognized comedian in Kenya and Africa.
For someone like Eric Omondi to be able to afford a seven-bedroom mansion worth Shs150 million, then you know he is wallowing in immense wealth.
Churchill is no doubt the King and father of Kenya comedy. The majority of the comedy stars listed in this article were groomed by the legendary comedian, Churchill.
Through the “Churchill Show”, Churchill has been able to produce dozens of comedians who are making it in the comedy industry.
To be able to hire Churchill for a show, you have to pay a great amount, as he is exceptional when it comes to making people laugh.
The millions of Kenyan currencies he generates from the Churchill show are enough to feed a nation. He also makes his money from product advertisements and other endorsements.
He also generates his income from the shows on his YouTube channel which are most times aired on Tv stations.
Richest Comedians In Kenya (Summary)
Here is a quick outline of Richest Comedians In Kenya:
- Eric Omondi
- MCA Tricky
- MC Jessey
- Professor Hamo
- Jaymo Ule Msee
- Muthee Kiengei
- Flaqo Raz
Indeed, comedy is taking over the entertainment industry in Kenya, as thousands of comedians are being produced as each day passes.
The comedians presented in this article have worked and trained themselves to always be ready to impress their audience any time they are called upon.
It is not easy to come up with a joke that will make a large audience laugh their hearts out but those that are outstanding in this area are reaping good fruits and they are paid heavily for just making people laugh.
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