Top 10 Richest Women in Kenya 2024

Here is a list of the Top 10 Richest Women in Kenya 2024. All of these women have a good understanding of financial concepts, investments, and money management.

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Above all, they have substantial assets and have invested in a number of businesses including real estate, healthcare, agriculture, banking, consumer goods and services.

Without further ado, here is a list of the Top 10 Richest Women in Kenya 2024

1. Mama Ngina Kenyatta

Mama Ngina Kenyatta is arguably the Richest Woman in Kenya. Her deep pockets amount to more than 1 Billion Dollars.

Some of the assets that have been associated with the former First Lady of Kenya include;

  • 115,000 hectares of land across different parts of Kenya.
  • 13% stake of the NCBA bank together with his sons valued at over 8 Billion Kenya Shillings.
  • 2.2 Million Kenya Power and Lighting Company shares.
  • Biggest shareholder in Brookside Dairy Company.

Despite being the Richest Woman in Kenya, Mama Ngina Kenyatta is a very kind woman, she often donates millions of money to help the less fortunate in the society.

2. Tabitha Karanja

Tabitha Karanja is Second Richest Woman in Kenya. Her full names are Tabitha Mukami Muigai Karanja.

Her main source of wealth is the Keroche Breweries. The company was established in the year 1997 and its vision is To be the best producers of high quality, healthy alcohol products that are natural and sugar free and ensure it is the most preferred company in East and Central Africa.

Some of the products associated with Keroche Breweries include Summit Lager, Summit Malt, Valley Wines, Chenin Blanc, and Sauvignon Blanc.

Asides from being a business man, Tabitha Karanja is also the Senator for Nakuru County. Her current net worth is about 100 Million Dollars.

3. Jane Wangui Njuguna

Jane Wangui Njuguna is a silent billionaire. She is the wife of James Mwangi, CEO of Equity Group Holdings Limited.

According to the latest Knight Frank Wealth Report, Jane Wangui Njuguna has a net worth of more than 3.7 Billion Kenya Shillings. She is a perfect example of how women are breaking the glass ceiling.

Very little is known about Jane Wangi Njuguna as she lives a very private life.

4. Leah Wanjiku Muguku

Leah Wanjiku Muguku is one of the most prosperous women in Kenya. She is the perfect definition of the tag from rags to riches.

Leah Wanjiku began as a teacher at Kagaa Primary School in Githunguri. Later on, she met Muguku and together they built a multi-billion poultry farm from 2 hens and 1 cock.

Today, Muguku Poultry is worth billions of shillings, this farm specializes in the production of day-old commercial layer and broiler chicks.

Asides from poultry farming, the Muguku family has also been linked with the Waterfront Karen Mall.

In total, Leah Wanjiku Muguku has a total net worth of more than 18 Million Dollars.

5. Margaret Saitoti

Margaret Saitoti is the 5th Richest Woman in Kenya. She is the widow of 6th Vice President of Kenya, His Excellency, the late George Saitoti.

At the time of his death, Margaret Saitoti left considerable wealth for his wife. He had investments in tourism, horticulture, and hotel industry.

Margaret Saitoti is a silent billionaire. Ever since her husband departed, she has kept off the limelight and the public eye.

6. Mary Okello

Mary Okello is the 6th Richest Woman in Kenya. Last year she was estimated to have a net worth of more than 18 million dollars.

Mary Okello was born in an influential and wealthy family.

Despite her family having strong ties in politics, she chose to be an entrepreneur.

Mary Okello is the founder and owner of Makini Schools. In 2018, she sold her 71% stake of the school to a UK based firm and a South African Company. She earned approximately 1 Billion Kenya Shillings.

7. Lucy Mwiti

Lucy Mwiti is the 7th Richest Woman in Kenya. In 2017, she was listed by the Kenya Revenue Authority as one the biggest taxpayers in Kenya.

Her total riches are believed to amount to more 17 Million Dollars.

Over the past few years, Lucy Mwiti has been classified among Kenya’s High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs). Her income falls between KES 350 Million and 1 Billion Kenya Shillings.

Lucy Mwiti’s main source of wealth is from Imports, Exports, Banking and Real Estates.

8. Jane Wanjiru Michuki

Jane Wanjiru Michuki is one of the most established lawyers in Kenya. She is also an investor and businesswoman.

Jane Wanjiru Michuki is considered to be one of the wealthiest women in Kenya because she has a good understanding of financial concepts and investments.

At the moment, the tycoon has a 9% stake of the British International Investment Company (Britam). She is also a Managing Partner at the Kimani & Michuki Advocates. Some of the companies clients include Equity Group Holdings.

Lastly, Jane Wanjiru Michuki is also one of the Richest Women in Kenya because she has shares which amount to more than 50 Million Dollars at the Nairobi Stock Exchange.

9. Asenath Wacera Maina

Asenath Wacera Maina was a silent billionaire until the Sportpesa wrangles brought her into the limelight. She is a widow to the former late Nairobi Mayor Dick Mwangi.

Asenath Wacera Maina falls under the list of the Richest Women in Kenya because of the huge inheritance that was left by her husband. Her net worth is about 14 Million American Dollars.

Before his death, Dick Mwangi played a major role in establishing Sportpesa.

At the moment, Asenath Wacera Maina has a 21% stake of Sportpesa and she makes millions of Kenya Shillings daily.

10. Dr. Catherine Nyongesa

Dr. Catherine Nyongesa is one of the Best Kenyan physicians and radiation oncologists in Kenya. She has over 15 years of experience in oncology and in cancer in-patient and out-patient management.

Her main source of wealth is the Texas Cancer Centre located along Mbagathi Way.

At only 54 years of age, this phenomenal woman is worth more than 10 Million Dollars.

According to the latest financial reports, this centre rakes in about 350 Million Kenya Shillings to a Billion Shillings every year.

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