Forbes has released a list of the wealthiest people in Kenya.Among them include: president Uhuru Kenyatta,business mogul Chris Kirubi,Atul Shah and Equity Bank CEO james Mwangi.
The list comprises of 15 wealthiest Kenyans where majority of them acquired their wealth through investments while others inherited from family and relatives.
Below is a list of the top 15 richest people in Kenya:
Bhimji Depar Shah & Family
Banking, Dairy processing, Tire manufacture, Transportation
Uhuru Kenyatta & Family
Ksh 60 billion
Banking, Hotels, Dairy processing, Real estate
Broadcasting, Investments, Real estate
Ksh 30 billion
The Makuha Kago Family
Peter Kahara Munga
Investments, Real Estate
James Mwangi & Family
Equity Bank Group, Investments, Real estate
He is currently the chief Executive Officer in Equity Bank.
Raila Odinga & Family
Petroleum Products Storage , Manufacturing, Industrial Gas Storage, Ethanol
Ksh 17 billion
Comfraft Group of Companies, Steel Manufacturing, Banking, Investments, Real estate
Ksh 8.7 billion
Cement Manufacture, Athi River Mining
Trans-World Safaris, Investments, Insurance, Banking, Telecommunications
Ksh 7 billion
Jane Wanjiru Michuki
Ksh 5.2 billion
Kimani & Michuki Advocates, Investments, Banking
This is the wife of the former powerful minister John Michuki,he left behind wealth that can feed generations.