Akothee (Esther Akoth) is a singer and a businesswoman born on 8 April 1980 in Migori County. She attended Nyabisawa Girls secondary school. She has worked as a house help for seven years, later as a fish hawker to raise money for upkeep. She is a mother of five children.
She is one of the most popular music artists in Kenya. With more than one million followers, her Instagram account is currently the eleventh most followed among East African celebrities, behind Lupita Nyong'o, Diamond Platinum, Ali Kiba, and others.
She is the founder and a manager at Akothee Safaris. She has started her own foundation to help the vulnerable in the hunger-stricken areas in Kenya. She has also partnered with Tuskys supermarket to collect dry foods all over the country to assist the vulnerable during this pandemic period as proof that we need each other.
"I Esther Akoth Kokeyo ( Akothee) has donated 500 000 from my to Akothee Foundation, as part of my contribution to assist the government to feed the less fortunate and vulnerable communities during the covid-19 pandemic period. Akothee Foundation will then donate the 500,000 shillings in equal measure of Kilifi county 100 bales of unga wa dola, Kisumu County, and Turkana county every 100 bales as my birthday gift to my country," she insisted.
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