The radio talents in Kenya are making good money and the competition among various shows has been tighter than tight, hence, this list.
Below are the highest paid radio presenters in Kenya;
5. Cess Mutungi – Ksh. 200,000/=
Her voice has graced the airwaves for more than a decade at different radio stations including KISS 100 and now Capital FM. Mutungi is estimated to be taking home more that Sh200, 000 every month.
4.Jalang’o – Ksh. 200,000/=
Jalang’o aka Jalas is arguably the highest earning comedian in the country owing to the many TV commercials that he features and the numerous MC jobs over the weekend. However, as a Radio Maisha co-host of the morning show, the funny man is said to be making around Sh200,000 per month.
3. Mbusi – Ksh. 600,000/=
Mbusi is one man whose story many know too well. He was once a subordinate staff at Ghetto radio before the opportunity to try his voice on air came unexpectedly. After ‘killing’ the reggae show with Bonoko at Ghetto, Radio Jambo came calling and presented him a Sh600,000 salary.
2. Mwalimu King’ang’i – Ksh. 800,000/=
Mwalimu King’ang’i is a man with many identities. It took many people years to know that Churchill of the Churchill Show was the Mwalimu King’ang’i on radio. Daniel Ndambuki is a true success story in the comedy industry. Put the millions that come from his TV show and other businesses aside. Sources say that as a co-host at Classic 105’s breakfast show, Churchill smiles all the way to the bank to pick more than Sh800,000 each month.
1. Maina Kageni – Ksh. 1,800,000/=
His radio charisma has made him enjoy chemistry with many fans especially women who die to listen to his voice every single morning. Believe you me, Kageni is said to be making a whopping Sh1.8 million every single month from radio job alone. There is no doubt that in this era, he is the king of radio commanding the largest audience in Kenya’s major cities and towns.