The following is a list of Kenyan billionaires. It is based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by New World Wealth report.
1. Bhimji Depar Shah
The founder and current chairman of BIDCO Group of Companies, a Kenya-based, family-owned manufacturing conglomerate with businesses in 13 African countries.
2. Naushad Meralli: Meralli is the founder of the Sameer Group that has invested heavily in construction, agriculture, property, IT and finance.
3. Uhuru Kenyatta: Currently the PRESIDENT of Kenya, Uhuru is said to be worth Ksh48 billion. The report says President Uhuru Kenyatta can afford to educate 12 million school-going children with his wealth for one year.
4. Chris Kirubi: You can aslo call him DJ CK . He is the owner of Capital Media Group and has a huge stake in Haco Tiger brands. He is the chairman of Centum Investment Group and is estimated to be worth Ksh29 billion.
5. Manu Chandaria: He is an industrialist who has recently become Kenya’s top most philanthropists. He chairs Comcraft Group, a company that produces steel and has a presence in more than 40 countries.
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