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Highest paid Actors in Kenya and what they earn

Naomi Kamau

Popularly known as 'Alison' in weekly Tv Show Mother in -law is also behind Tahidi High and MachachariTv shows which featute in the same station.

The actress and script writer is one of the highest paid actors in Kenya,believed to be making Ksh120000 per show.

John Sibi Okumu

The veteran actor started his acting career in 1968while still a student at Lenana School.

It is alleged Okumu pockets atleast Ksh200000 before appearing in any Tv show.

He has played roles in movies such as Born Free(1975),We are children(1987) and Metamo(1997).When hosting Zain African challenge show, it is said the actor was going home with approximately Ksh2million per season.

Davis Mwambili

Known as 'Inspekta Mwala' the actor is the person behind Inspekta Mwala Tv show.He is said to be making Ksh100000 per show.He also co-host a morning show on Citizen Radio.

Lupita Nyong'o

Born in Mexico and raised in Kenya,she is the daughter to Kisumu Governor Prof Anyang' Nyong'o.Lupita who resides in the US has been working with Hollywood for 10 years now.

She has featured in movies such as Black Panther,12 years as a slave,Star wars and Queen of Katwe.The first Kenyan actress to win an Oscar Award was listed as the highest paid in the world after earning about Ksh7.5billion between November 2017 and November 2018.

Catherine Kamau Karanja

She used to play 'Susan' on Citizen Tv's Mother in-law before leaving after 8 years on the show.Alias Kate Actress,Catherine told a local entertainment site that she is the highest paid actress in Kenya.

Brenda Wairimu

Her first role was when she acted as Shariffa in Changing Time.Her career grew when she was choosen to act as Lulu in Mali a famous Tv show.

Mkamzee Mwatela

She has acted in a programs such as Tahidi High,Better Days and Siri.Alias (Usher) due to her role in Mali,she worked with Phoenix but later shifted to Heartsring.

Nicholas Mutuma

Popularly known as Nick Mutuma,the actor has been working professionally since 2008.

Mutuma is an Actor,Producer,Television/Radio host and Corporate Emcee.He has featured in MTV Shuga,Nivea Fresh Active TVC,This Is It series,Disconnect(2018) and skinny Girl in Transit(sn5)2018.

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