Gone are the days when patriarchal society was ruling Kenya and Africa at large. Today, their are a new breed of women who are living in a man’s world. They can provide, they are good in leadership, entrepreneurship, their careers and above all they are super rich.
Before we go in to the list of the top women, some of the other notable mentions include: Njeri Rionge, the founder of wananchi online, Sadhna Thakrar, owner of Naiya Indian fashions, Amarjeet Patel, co- owner of her husband’s investments valued at more than Ksh.3 billion, and Esther Muchemi, the founder and CEO of Semchi Telecom.
All these women worth so much compare to other men out there. Indeed what a man can do, a woman can do better. So, let get started.
Jane Wanjiru Michuki
Ardent investor, business woman, and lawyer Jane Wanjiru Michuki is not only a managing partner at Kimani and Michuki advocates, but also a share holder in Brutish American Company and Equity Group of Kenya. If that is not all, she is an investor at the Nairobi stock exchange market with over 1.2 billion.
Mother to social media sensational Anerlisa Mungai, is the founder and CEO of Kerecho Breweries Limited Kenya. She is so wealthy such that she was crowned as the business woman of the year at the CNBC in 2014.
The first lady to the Republic of Kenya and mother to president Uhuru Kenyatta, Mama Ngina is among women who live lavishly. Her source of wealth are import and exports, she owns vast prime real estate land all over Kenya, and also own shares in Brookside diaries, Heritage Hotels, Commercial Bank of Africa, and Mediamax.
The founder of Makini Group of schools pocketed nearly Ksh. 1 billion after selling 71% of her schools to UK based firm and South Africa company. She is also the first African woman to became a branch manager in Barclays Bank, now ABSa in 1977.
Spouse to Equity Bank billionaire CEO, James Mwangi, Jane has a huge share in both Equity estimated to be worth $3.7 billion and BRITAM.
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