Kenyan celebs like Caroline Mutoko, Jalang'o, Janet Mbugua, and Vera Sidika among others live in huge mansions worth millions of shillings.
A handful of Kenyan celebs are filthy rich, especially those that made wise investment decisions at the peak of their careers.
We have sampled some of the most expensive homes owned by Kenyan celebs:
Jamal Marlow Rohosafi
Jamal Marlow Rohosafi is among the richest celebs in Kenya. The Matatu Operators Association chairman lives in a multimillion shillings mansion in Syokimau, Machakos County where he stays with his first wife Amira and their two sons.
Anerlisa Muigai lived in a huge mansion in Riverside Drive, Nairobi before she decided to leave the capital city and moved to Nakuru.
Julie Gichuru and her husband are multimillionaires who have big stakes in the sports betting company m-Cheza. The couple also owns two companies Arimus Media Limited – a production house focused on quality African content and Mimi Holdings Ltd – a fashion retail business.
In 2013, photos of a palatial home that was reported to be theirs leaked and went viral on social media.
Simon and Sarah Kabu
Simon and Sarah Kabu of Bonfire adventures live in a multimillion shillings home in Nairobi. The mansion has five bedrooms and other amenities like a lush garden where the family grows fresh vegetables for their domestic consumption.
Jua Cali lives in a palatial mansion in Kahawa Sukari, Kiambu county which he built years ago. The rapper is also constructing his second home at Asali Gardens Estate located along Kangundo road, in Malaa.
Jeff Koinange is one of the richest celebs in Kenya. The veteran journalist owns two properties in Kitisuru which are adjacent to each other and reports say they are currently valued at Ksh100 million each.
The two four-bedroom villas in the high-end residential area sit on 0.67 acres and are each attached to a servant’s quarter.
Jeff Koinange stays in one of the villas while the other one he initially used to store his art pieces before he decided to rent it.
Vera Sidika bought a multimillion shillings home in Kitisuru, Nairobi in 2015. She ‘abandoned’ it in 2020 when she permanently relocated to Mombasa.
Risper Faith stays in a palatial two-storey mansion in the leafy Kitisuru suburbs in Nairobi. She also owns a vacation home in Buxton, Mombasa.
Lillian Muli is another top celebrity. She could be owning a multimillion shillings mansion, judging from some of the pictures she's shared online. Notably, she drives top of the range cars.
Caroline Mutoko lives in the leafy Rosslyn Gardens estate in Nairobi with her daughter Theodora Nduku and Kimeu. It's alleged that she owns the mansion.
Janet Mbugua lives in a multimillion shillings mansion in a gated community in Nairobi where she stays with her two sons Ethan Huru and Mali Mwaura.
Jalang'o is among the top richest celebs in Kenya. He also owns several apartments that he is using for vacation rentals for Airbnb. The Langata MP hopeful stays in a huge mansion in Nairobi and also has a massive bungalow in his village in Gem, Siaya county.
Akothee is arguably the richest female celeb in Kenya. The mother of five owns multimillion shillings mansions in her rural home in Rongo, Migori county and in Mtwapa, Kilifi county.
Celebrated rapper-cum-radio presenter Joseph Oyoo alias Gidi Gidi invested millions of shillings to build himself a palatial mansion in his rural home in Homa Bay county.
Jaguar, real name Charles Njagua Kanyi, is among the richest Kenyan celebs. The Jaguar owns a four-bedroom villa in Greenpark estate in Athi River, Machakos county worth approximately Ksh37.67 million
The Starehe MP also built a massive bungalow in his rural home in Nyeri county which reportedly cost him Ksh9 million.