Richest Man in Kenya 2024

Ever wondered who the richest man in Kenya is? Well, I have the answer for you!

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Vimal Shah, the CEO of Bidco Oil Refineries is the Richest man in Kenya. At the time of writing this post, this gentleman has a total networth of more than 2 billion American dollars (319,000,000,000 Kenya Shillings)

Vimal Shah is the Richest man in Kenya largely because Bidco Oil Refineries has been a succesful company. At the moment, Bidco has a 49% share of the edible oils market in Kenya and it operates in more than 17 countries in Africa.

Asides from Bidco Oil Refineries, Vimal Shah is also the Richest Man in Kenya because he co-owns Hemby Holdings Limited with his father Bhimji Depar Shah and brother Tarun Shah.

Vimal Shah is also the founder of Vimal Shah Foudation. So far, this foundation has done a good job in helping the less priveleged in the society. During the COVID-19 era, Vimal Shah donated more than 35 million Kenya Shillings in fighting the pandemic. 

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Quick Facts about Vimal Shah

  • Vimal Shah was born in Nyeri in the year 1963.
  • Vimal Shah has been active in business since 1985.
  • Manda Shah is Vimal Shah’s wife. Together, they have one son (Soham Shah)
  • Tarun Shah is Vimal Shah’s brother.
  • Vimal Shah has won awards such as the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS, 2004) and Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS, 2011)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who is the Richest Man in Kenya

The richest man in Kenya is Vimal Shah. He has a networth of more than 2 billion Kenya Shillings.

Is Ruto the Richest Man in Kenya

At the moment, Vimal Shah is considered to be the richest man in Kenya

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