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Highest Paid Influencers in Kenya

Vincent Nyoike
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Social media influencing is gaining popularity in Kenya and many Kenyans are making millions from it. Some of the best paid influencers in Kenya include Azziad Nasenya, Anerlisa Muigai and Maxine Wabosha. The highest paid influencer in Kenya is the Tiktoker queen, Azziad Nasenya.

To start social media influencing, you need to have valuable and interesting content. You also need to develop a large audience. With that, you can start landing deals and partnerships with brands for advertisement. Some of the platforms you can use for social media influencing include Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

The following are some of the highest paid influencers in Kenya.

1. Azziad Nasenya

Azziad Nasenya is the highest paid influencer in Kenya. She earns 545,000 for a single post on Instagram. Azziad Nasenya gained popularity in 2020 after her Tiktok video dancing to Mejja and Femi One’s song went viral. She is active on Tiktok, Instagram and Facebook.

 
 
 
 
 
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She has over 1.3 million followers on Instagram. She has landed lucrative deals with some of the best brands in Kenya. She was ranked position 28 as the highest paid influencer in Africa and 257 in the world by Hopper HQ.

2. Anerlisa Muigai

Anerlisa Muigai is a Kenyan beauty and businesswoman. She is the daughter of Keroche Breweries boss Tabitha Karanja. She is one of the Kenyan influencers that are earning millions on Instagram.

 
 
 
 
 
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She has over 997,000 followers on Instagram. She makes Ksh 436,000 for a single post on Instagram.

She has ventured into the bottled water brand, Executive Still Water that gives her good revenues. She was ranked position 30 as the highest paid influencer in Africa and 271 in the world.

3. Maxine Wabosha

Maxine Wabosha is one of the best paid influencers in Kenya. She has a huge following of 407,000 on Instagram that has helped her land deals with top brands like KFC and Nivea. Her content mainly revolves around fashion and skincare.

 
 
 
 
 
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Maxine Wabosha was listed at position 35 in Africa as the highest paid influencer.

Read also: Highest YouTube earners in Kenya. 

Other Kenyan influencers that topped the list of best paid influencers in Africa include:

4. Joy Kendi at position 37. She has over 283,000 followers on Instagram.

5. Sharon Mundia at position 38. She has over 349,000 followers on Instagram.

6. Silvia Njoki at position 45. She has over 114,000 followers on Instagram.

Read also: Richest and funniest comedians in Kenya. 

Final Word

Social media influencing is the new trend in product promotion. Many brands are opting to use influencers to market their products and services. To get started with social media influencing, you need to find a platform and provide interesting content that will attract followers. With a good following on your platform, you can start getting deals with brands.