There are several comedians in Kenya, thanks to the ever growing industry motivated by Kenyans willing to listen to jokes for laughter. Though the industry is young, there is a small population which has made good money out of it. Some of them are so rich that they can buy a section of a province.
If you want to know the richest comedians in Kenya, here is the list.
Daniel Ndambuki aka Churchill
Churchill has his own show at NTV dubbed Churchill show. He has nurtures some of the greatest names in Kenya, who include Eric Omodi,Chipukeezy,Fred Omondi,David the Student etc.Churchill is regarded as the best comedian of all times.
Churchill appears on Classic FM alongside Maina Kageni and he also invited as an MC in several occasions.
NTV alone pays him Ksh 10 million in 6 months while Classic Fm pays him over Ksh 900,000 per month.
Churchill has invested heavily in real estate, entertainment industry and hospitality. He is also set to start his own TV station.
Walter Mongare popularly known as Nyambane is known from the times of redyklas,which opened the gates for comedy in the country.Nyambani joined Kiss FM while acting as a comedian.During those years,he used to earn Ksh 250,000 alongside radio queen, Caroline Mutoko.He was poached by the government and made the MD for Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC).He later joined Kisii County as Director of Communication and finally Nairobi City County as the Director of Communications..
Having occupied top positions in various organizations, everyone expects him to be rich, and indeed he is rich.Nyambane makes over Ksh 1 million per month from his investments. He has invested in entertainment industry, real estate, agriculture and transport.
Kazungu Matano aka jalango
Kazungu popularly known as Jalango works at Radio Maisha.He also features in various advertisements, has a recording studio and he is also involved in several businesses.Jalango was at one time featured on the popular K24 program, Young Rich, where he revealed his net worth.
Our sources say the comedian charges at least Ksh 250,000 when he appears as an MC at your event.He is invited to at least 4 events in a month.
Eric was initiated into comedy by Churchill-he should thank him for that-and he has remained afloat as other comedians struggle to put food on the table.
Though Eric is hanging between poverty and wealth, his account has some millions, proving that he has a bright future.