Top 5 Richest Comedians in Kenya (2024)

Top 5 Richest Comedians in Kenya.

Kenya’s comedy industry has seen remarkable growth over the years, with talented comedians entertaining audiences through various platforms.

From stand-up shows to YouTube channels, these comedians have not only brought laughter but also made a significant impact on their bank accounts.

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Let’s take a look at the top 5 comedians who have amassed substantial wealth.

Top 5 Richest Comedians in Kenya

1. Daniel Ndambuki (Churchill)

Daniel Ndambuki, popularly known as Churchill, is arguably the richest comedian in Kenya.

His comedy company, Laugh Industry, owns shows like Churchill Show and Churchill Raw on NTV.

Over the years, he has nurtured some of Kenya’s greatest comedy talents, including Professor Hamo, MCA Tricky, Chemutai, MC Jessy, and Eric Omodi.

Churchill also hosts a radio show alongside Maina Kageni on Classic FM.

His YouTube channel, which features hundreds of comedians who have performed on his show, boasts 1.82 million subscribers and over 4,000 videos.

2. Felix Odiwour (Jalango)


Felix Odiwour, popularly known as Jalango, has made a significant impact in the media industry. He has worked at Kiss FM, Royal Media’s Hot 96, and MediaMax.

Jalango also features in various advertisements, owns a recording studio, and is involved in several businesses, including tours and travel.

His net worth is substantial, and he charges over Sh. 250,000 when he appears as an MC at events.

He is also the current MP of Lang’ata.

3. Eric Omondi

Eric Omondi, initiated into comedy by Churchill, has remained relevant over the years.

His financial position has been the subject of speculation due to his claims of owning assets.

While some of these claims have been debunked, there’s no denying that Eric enjoys substantial earnings from comedy.

His YouTube channel and various brand deals have contributed to his wealth.

4. Timothy Kimani (Njugush)

Timothy Kimani, popularly known as Njugush, ventured out on his own after leaving the popular TV show “House Helps of Kawangware.”

His brand has grown significantly, and he has secured multimillion-dollar advertising deals with corporates like Safaricom.

Njugush drives a Land Cruiser Prado J150 and recently moved into his own maisonette.

Despite his success, he remains one of the most humble comedians in the country.

5. Jasper Muthomi, MC Jessy

He is a celebrated figure in the Kenyan comedy scene.

His journey in comedy began with his role as the host of Churchill Raw, a spin-off of the popular Churchill Show.

MC Jessy’s natural comedic flair and emceeing skills have made him one of the most sought-after comedians in Kenya.

In terms of his financial success, MC Jessy earns a significant income from his role in the comedy industry.

He reportedly takes home about Kes 300,000 per month for hosting Churchill Raw and his other production roles.

Additionally, for his emceeing services at events, he charges upwards of Kes 200,000.

His involvement in various projects and his ability to engage audiences have undoubtedly contributed to his net worth, making him one of the top comedians in Kenya.


These comedians have not only brought joy to Kenyans but have also built impressive careers and fortunes.

As the comedy industry continues to evolve, we can expect more talented comedians to rise and make their mark in the coming years.


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