In recent years we have witnessed young people coming up with novel ways of making money. From content creators, influencers and fashion designers, these individuals are young, rich and famous.
In this article, WoK takes a look at the businesses and lifestyle of the trending Kenyan millionaires who are in their early twenties.
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Thee Pluto is a famous Kenyan content creator, businessman and Youtuber. He bursts into the limelight from his popular loyalty test show that aired on his YouTube channel. The 24 year old visited different university campuses from where he would meet random couples and conduct loyalty tests in a series titled ‘Sanitizing the Streets.’ The viral videos have earned him over 479,000 YouTube subscribers and 422,000 followers on Instagram.
Apart from content creation, he is a businessman who has heavily invested in the real estate sector. He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of two companies; Planet Homes Kenya – a company that deals with Airbnbs in Nairobi and Mombasa and Summer House Real Estate – a company that deals in buying land, developing it then selling at a profit. He is a political consultant – famous for being behind the campaigns of aspiring Nairobi women representative Wangui B. Ng’ang’a.
He is the brand ambassador of betting company – Instabets and is also into the crypto currency space where he trades bitcoin, ethereum and other digital currencies. He lives in the posh suburbs of Kilimani and drives a Land cruiser TX at 24 years old.
Mungai Eve is a famous Youtuber, influencer and content creator. The 22 year old first came to the limelight in 2020 through her YouTube channel where she would make videos telling the lives of the youths living in the slums of Nairobi. It is through her channel that the world knew the likes of Gotta City, Madocho, Manzi wa Kibera and Safara Gathimiti among many others.
She has since established herself as Kenya’s top content creator with over 516,000 subscribers on YouTube and over 376,000 followers on instagram. On average, she makes Ksh1.5 million per month through her YouTube channel and Ksh700,000 on a bad month. She is the official brand ambassador of betting company – Odibets and does influencing and brand promotions activities through her social media platforms. She currently lives in the leafy suburbs of Kileleshwa and drives a Toyota Crown.
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States is a Nairobi based businessman, content creator and Youtuber. The 25 year old first came to the limelight through making viral tik tok videos with his girlfriend. He has since established a brand for himself with over 162,000 followers on tiktok, 50,000 subscribers on YouTube and over 116,000 followers on instagram. Apart from being a digital creator, he is a well-established entrepreneur and businessman. He is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of States Liquor – a company that operates several wines and spirits in all towns located along Thika Superhighway. He owns States Fashion – a fashion shop situated at Space Mall in Umoja. He also owns a car yard and a clothing line under the brand name ‘States.’ During a past interview with Presenter Ali, he revealed that he made his first million at the age of 17 years old through online writing. He drives two cars – Audi A5 and Audi Q5.
Moya David is a Kenyan dancer, Youtuber and content creator. The 25 year old first came to the limelight through making tiktok videos where he will dance for random strangers and surprise them with flowers just to leave a smile on their face. The videos went viral and he has since established a brand for himself with over 2.4 million followers on tiktok, 177,000 followers on Instagram and over 109,000 subscribers on Youtube. He is the founder of Moya Surprises Limited – a company where individuals can book to get their loved ones surprised in a special way. While speaking to his fans through a Q & A session on his instagram stories, he revealed that he made his first million this month.
Sammyboy Kenya is a trending fashion influencer, software engineer and forex trader. He is the first Kenyan Binary trader to develop a trading bot that is 98 percent profitable. The 25 year old gained his popularity through instagram where he trains and mentors individuals on matters forex through live trading sessions. He has since established a brand for himself with over 314,000 followers on instagram and over 23,000 subscribers on YouTube. He recently opened a gaming shop named ‘Coolkids Connect’ located at Safari Business Arcade along USIU road. The colorful official launch event was attended by popular celebrities such as Willy Paul, Trio Mio and Masterpiece among many others. He drives three cars – Mercedes Benz AMG, Audi A5 and Volkswagen GTI MK7.
Nairobi West Niccur
Ali Abdi famously known as Nairobi West Niccur is a trending fashion designer and influencer. The 21 year old first came to the limelight after the media reported that he was the official shoes supplier of former Prime Minister right honorable Raila Odinga. He has since established a brand for himself on instagram where he has over 245,000 followers. He is the Founder and CEO of Thrift Trendy – a fashion house located at Imenti House in Nairobi’s Central Business District (CBD). He also owns a clothing line named ‘Labeaste’ where he dresses popular musicians in their music videos. He is the official East African brand ambassador of California-based Company, Fashionova.
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