Top 10 Highest Paid YouTubers in Kenya and Their Estimated Yearly Earnings from YouTube in 2020

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YouTube is the trendy platform for creatives in Kenya to showcase their talents and make money out of it without depending on television stations. Vlogers share everything from funny clips, fashion trends, travels and even family moments. These Vlogers are making money through endorsements and ad views. Although we have media houses streaming their shows live, this article takes a look at individuals who continue to bring fresh, entertaining and educational content on a weekly or monthly basis.

Njugush
Timothy Kimani Ndegwa, popularly known as Njugush, is arguably one of the best comedians in Kenya. The former Real House Helps of Kawangware actor started by posting a clip just for fun. Little did he know that it was going to trend. This jump-started his career as a YouTuber. Today, he works with his wife and son and posts weekly videos. The channel has 290k subscribers, 390 videos and 49M views.

Updated-via YouTubers.me

Subscribers-306,000

VIDEO VIEWS-52,268,586

 

VIDEO COUNT-412

datevideo viewsestimated earnings
15.04.2020 Wed+2,960,637$ 1.11K – $ 6.66K
29.02.2020 Sat+140,556$ 52 – $ 316
26.02.2020 Wed+123,484$ 46 – $ 277
23.02.2020 Sun+170,356$ 63 – $ 383
20.02.2020 Thu+57,642$ 21 – $ 129
19.02.2020 Wed+340,744$ 127 – $ 766
15.02.2020 Sat+191,406$ 71 – $ 430
12.02.2020 Wed+150,033$ 56 – $ 337
10.02.2020 Mon+32,253$ 12 – $ 72
09.02.2020 Sun+145,322$ 54 – $ 326
06.02.2020 Thu+181,080$ 67 – $ 407
02.02.2020 Sun+254,910$ 95 – $ 573
28.01.2020 Tue+132,731$ 49 – $ 298
26.01.2020 Sun+89,359$ 33 – $ 201

Henry DeSagu
This comedian (Ithagu Kibicho) from Mwihoko, Kiambu County, has been making Waves for a while now. The former Kenyatta University student started making comic videos as a way to show the challenges faced by common ‘mwananchi’ and earn cash. The videos were well received and within a short while he received endorsements and his YouTube channel grew. The channel has 285k subscribers, 217 videos and 44M views.

$ 539-last seven days

$ 2.31K-last 30 days

$ 4.87K-LAST 90 DAYS

Henry DeSagu estimated earnings by months

monthestimated earnings
February 2020$ 2.47K
January 2020$ 2.05K
December 2019$ 1.48K
November 2019$ 2.32K
October 2019$ 2.5K
September 2019$ 2.49K
August 2019$ 2.57K
July 2019$ 2.1K
June 2019$ 2.19K
May 2019$ 1.47K
April 2019$ 1.45K
March 2019$ 1.65K
February 2019$ 1.96K
January 2019$ 1.97K
December 2018$ 2.69K

Bahati
Kevin Mbuvi, alias Bahati, has been entertaining us with gospel music for a while. The father of 3 is married to Diana Marua and has won several awards. He has a channel that shares songs and his family drama. The channel has 267k subscribers, 151 videos and 52M views.

YouTube since 2012

Subscribers-260,000

 

Views-51,893,783

Videos-148

datecomment sectionrevenue is estimated
26.02.2020 Wed+152,175$ 57 – $ 342
23.02.2020 Sun.+205,050$ 76 – $ 461
20.02.2020 Thu+118,777$ 44 – $ 267
19.02.2020 Wed+130,916$ 49 – $ 294
18.02.2020 Tue+85,205$ 31 – $ 191
17.02.2020 Mon+74,074$ 27 – $ 166
16.02.2020 Sun.+93,057$ 34 – $ 209
15.02.2020 Sat+114,327$ 42 – $ 257
14.02.2020 Fri+179,313$ 67 – $ 403
12.02.2020 Wed+79,689$ 29 – $ 179
11.02.2020 Tue+327,124$ 122 – $ 736
10.02.2020 Mon+36,264$ 13 – $ 81
09.02.2020 Sun.+31,424$ 11 – $ 70
08.02.2020 Sat+39,440$ 14 – $ 88

King Kaka
King Kaka, real name Kennedy Ombima, is a professional rapper. The 32-year old is an entertaining, fearless singer who released the song ‘wajinga Nyinyi’ late last year criticizing those in power. The rapper who is worth millions has a channel. The channel has 220k subscribers, 281videos and 26M views.

YouTube Since-2009

Subscribers-223,000

 

Views-27,209,360

Number of Videos-283

DateComment SectionRevenue Estimates
20.04.2020 Mon+289,838$ 108 – $ 652
23.03.2020 Mon+442,551$ 165 – $ 995
23.02.2020 Sun+44,885$ 16 – $ 100
19.02.2020 Wed+41,036$ 15 – $ 92
15.02.2020 Sat+51,714$ 19 – $ 116
11.02.2020 Tue+25,741$ 9 – $ 57
10.02.2020 Mon+22,544$ 8 – $ 50
09.02.2020 Sun+26,540$ 9 – $ 59
08.02.2020 Sat+38,581$ 14 – $ 86
07.02.2020 Fri+43,851$ 16 – $ 98
06.02.2020 Thu+22,166$ 8 – $ 49
05.02.2020 Wed+14,339$ 5 – $ 32
04.02.2020 Tue+9,214$ 3 – $ 20
03.02.2020 Mon+7,158$ 2 – $ 16

MCA Tricky
Francis Munyao (MCA Tricky), the Kenyan comedian, made his debut on Churchill show. MCA Tricky later joined radio Maisha. He recently graduated from Kenyatta University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. The radio host also dabs in YouTube and has a channel with 186k subscribers, 71 videos and 22M views.

YouTube Since 2016

Subscribers-207,000

 

Views-23,871,819

Number of videos-84

DateViewsEstimated Earnings
22.04.2020 Wed+296,332$ 111 – $ 666
18.04.2020 Sat+1,958,744$ 734 – $ 4.41K
15.02.2020 Sat+165,229$ 61 – $ 371
11.02.2020 Tue+67,599$ 25 – $ 152
10.02.2020 Mon+59,824$ 22 – $ 134
09.02.2020 Sun+286,714$ 107 – $ 645
04.02.2020 Tue+55,267$ 20 – $ 124
02.02.2020 Sun+98,223$ 36 – $ 221
31.01.2020 Fri+93,850$ 35 – $ 211
28.01.2020 Tue+96,457$ 36 – $ 217
26.01.2020 Sun+96,631$ 36 – $ 217
24.01.2020 Fri+67,641$ 25 – $ 152
22.01.2020 Wed+57,220$ 21 – $ 128
20.01.2020 Mon+15,261$ 5 – $ 34

The WaJesus Family
The family of 3, Kabi, Milly and Taji, attracts a massive audience. The 2019 online/digital personally of the year award went to them. Their channel has 183k subscribers, 116 videos and 16M views.

Subscribers-171,000

 

Views-14,521,638

Number of Videos-106

DateViewsEstimated Earnings
13.02.2020 Thu+135,206$ 50 – $ 304
10.02.2020 Mon+34,563$ 12 – $ 77
09.02.2020 Sun+36,841$ 13 – $ 82
08.02.2020 Sat+170,063$ 63 – $ 382
05.02.2020 Wed+44,661$ 16 – $ 100
04.02.2020 Tue+73,874$ 27 – $ 166
02.02.2020 Sun+146,170$ 54 – $ 328
31.01.2020 Fri+60,381$ 22 – $ 135
30.01.2020 Thu+113,113$ 42 – $ 254
29.01.2020 Wed+45,410$ 17 – $ 102
28.01.2020 Tue+68,150$ 25 – $ 153
26.01.2020 Sun+70,910$ 26 – $ 159
24.01.2020 Fri+110,074$ 41 – $ 247
22.01.2020 Wed+19,081$ 7 – $ 42

Lucy Natasha
Rev. Natasha is a preacher, author and teacher. She calls herself oracle and has a luxurious lifestyle. The ever elegant preacher shares videos of her Miracle Monday services on YouTube. The channel has 163k subscribers, 500 videos and 19M views.

Estimated yearly earnings: $2-32.8k

Wabosha Maxine
Maxine shares about beauty, lifestyle and travels. The beautiful young lady attracts a lot of young women and has nicknamed them ‘The Slay Squad’. The channel has 163k subscribers, 216 videos and 12M views.

Subscribers-152,000

Views-12,380,853

Number of videos-262

DateViewsEstimated Revenue
21.03.2020 Sat+219,949$ 82 – $ 494
05.03.2020 Thu+230,897$ 86 – $ 519
18.02.2020 Tue+28,137$ 10 – $ 63
16.02.2020 Sun+47,436$ 17 – $ 106
13.02.2020 Thu+38,805$ 14 – $ 87
11.02.2020 Tue+9,996$ 3 – $ 22
10.02.2020 Mon+18,262$ 6 – $ 41
09.02.2020 Sun+13,754$ 5 – $ 30
08.02.2020 Sat+22,532$ 8 – $ 50
07.02.2020 Fri+33,598$ 12 – $ 75
05.02.2020 Wed+10,574$ 3 – $ 23
04.02.2020 Tue+22,188$ 8 – $ 49
02.02.2020 Sun+61,842$ 23 – $ 139
31.01.2020 Fri+57,888$ 21 – $ 130

Joanna Kinuthia
The young entrepreneur mostly vlogs about beauty from skin care routine to makeup application. The young women just adore her. The channel has 119k subscribers, 363 videos and 10M views.

Subscribers-122,000

 

Views-10,960,886

Number of videos-375

datecomment sectionrevenue is estimated
24.04.2020 Fri+530,478$ 198 – $ 1.19K
05.03.2020 Thu+6,748$ 2 – $ 15
04.03.2020 Wed+79,411$ 29 – $ 178
18.02.2020 Tue+10,663$ 4 – $ 23
16.02.2020 Sun.+13,312$ 4 – $ 29
13.02.2020 Thu+15,264$ 5 – $ 34
11.02.2020 Tue+5,216$ 1 – $ 11
10.02.2020 Mon+27,501$ 10 – $ 61
07.02.2020 Fri+26,288$ 9 – $ 59
05.02.2020 Wed+14,823$ 5 – $ 33
04.02.2020 Tue+12,808$ 4 – $ 28
02.02.2020 Sun.+22,940$ 8 – $ 51
31.01.2020 Fri+66,037$ 24 – $ 148
28.01.2020 Tue+23,379$ 8 – $ 52

Shiru Wa GP
The popular gospel singer is known for her kikuyu songs. Her real name is Mary Wanjiru. Shiru shares her music via YouTube. The channel has 96.7 subscribers, 112 videos and 29M views.

Estimated yearly earnings: $4.5k-72.3k

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