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7 Richest Luhyas in Western Kenya 2024

 

Western Kenya has produced some of the richest individuals not only in the region but also Kenya. 

These individuals have had success in different sectors such as politics, business and even sports. 

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In this segment, Times Digital explores the top richest Luhyas in western Kenya. 

List of the top richest Luhyas in Kenya

Francis Atwoli

The COTU secretary General who has served in the Trade Union for almost 5 decades has amassed wealth through different ways

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Francis Atwoli, one of the top richest Luhyas in western Kenya :Image courtesy/ Facebook

The COTU boss owns multi million houses in Nakuru, Nairobi, Kajiado county and even in his Kakamega rural home. 

Moses Wetangula

The nation assembly speaker is not only one of richest Luhyas in western Kenya, but also in the entire nation.

Moses Wetangula net worth of around $5 million has seen him own expensive properties including homes and cars.

Wetangula owns a posh villa in Karen and also a real estate property located in Syokimau Machakos County.

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National assembly speaker Moses Wetangula, one of the top richest Luhyas: Image courtesy/Facebook

However his private life and how he spends it is not revealed in the public domain. 

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Musalia Mudavadi

The prime Cabinet Secretary is with no doubt one of the richest Luhyas in western Kenya. 

Musalia Mudavadi net worth is an estimated Shs 4 billion which he revealed before he became the Prime CS. 

If I take my investments in shares in some companies and also the properties that I own, I’d put my net worth at about 4 billion shillings. Rental income dividends where I have shareholdings and also interest and of course other expenses that come from the farm, . 

Mudavadi said during a past occasion

Julius Mwale

The Kenya US born businessman has invested in different sectors across the country. 

He is well known for investing around $2 billion in Kenya to construct a medical and technology city. 

Julius Mwale net worth is around $2 billion. 

Mcdonald Mariga

The former Kenya international footballer is well known for being the first Kenyan to win the UEFA champions league with Inter Million. 

Apart from being one of top richest Luhyas in western Kenya, Mariga also tops the list of the richest footballers in Kenya’s history. 

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Mcdonald Mariga, One of the top richest Luhyas: Image courtesy/Facebook

During his career, Mariga earned upto Shs 145 million annually. Mcdonald Mariga net worth is an estimated $7 million. 

Victor Wanyama

 

Just like his brother Mcdonald Mariga, Wanyama has earned most of his wealth from his football career. Wanyama who spent time in Premier league clubs Southampton and Tottenham Hotspurs earned around Shs 374 million during his peak. Victor Wanyama net worth is an estimated $15 million according to Who Owns Kenya.

Victor Wanyama, one of the top richest Luhyas in Kenya
Victor Wanyama, one of the top richest Luhyas in Kenya: Image courtesy/Facebook

Phillip Arunga

 

Phillip Arunga is the managing Director at Urgent Cargo Handling Ltd. 

Moody Awori 

The former vice president of Kenya Uncle Moody is indeed one of the top richest Luhyas in western Kenya. 

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Moody Awori net worth is an estimated $5 Million.

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