Most Popular Kenyans on Facebook 2019


Facebook is the most popular social media platform for Kenyans to express themselves. Over time, some individuals have emerged as the most popular personalities in the platform based on their way of expression or position in the society. Until 2019 President Uhuru Kenyatta was the most popular personality on Facebook but he later deactivated his account after Kenyans started pouring their frustrations on him.

Besides accounts owned by media houses, only a couple of Kenyans have more than 1 million followers on Facebook. The table below shows the most popular Kenyans on Facebook as of 2019:

Lupita Nyongo 3.2 Million
Daniel Ndambuki 2.7 Million
Mike Mbuvi Sonko 1.8 Million
Raila Odinga 1.2 Million
William Ruto 1.2 Million
Hassan Joho 1 Million
Larry Madowo 1 Million
Caroline Mutoko 1 Million
Maina Kageni 800,000
Akothee 700,000
Betty Kyallo 500,000
Njugush 500,000
Robert Alai 400,000
Cyprian Nyakundi 350,000

Daniel Ndambuki leads as the most popular Kenyans on Facebook with a total of 2.7 million followers followed by Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko.In third position is Raila Amollo Odinga then Deputy President William Ruto with a total of 1.2 followers. Robert Alai and Cyprian Nyakundi are among the most popular personalities on Facebook.

The list is dominated by comedians, politicians, bloggers and journalists, which means that if you aren’t in any of the aforementioned groups, chances are that you won’t be popular on social media.