The high and mighty in society – the Billionaires in Kenya are known for their astute yet reclusive nature- with the majority living lives that most people only dream of but few get to achieve.
Digging deeper into their background, the elite class have also attended top-tier institutions and made their way into the upper echelon of their respective industries.
1. Jimi Wanjigi
The 2022 Presidential aspirant is no stranger to the public limelight due to his strong persona that many may term as audacious.
Born in Nyeri County, the astute businessman has amassed years of experience as an entrepreneur. He is the current Chief Executive of Kwacha Group of Companies.
In a past interview, he noted that his business habits stemmed from his high school days when he sold a number of items for profit.
Wanjigi has become a staple in the business industry- involving himself in multi-billion government deals. Wanjigi went to St Mary’s school before transitioning to York University in Canada where he studied business.
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2. SK Macharia
Samuel Kamau Macharia’s tale exudes the rags to riches narrative. The business mogul went from a street boy in his early days to living large and owning one of the biggest media houses in the country, Royal Media Services (RMS).
The media boss enrolled at Seattle Technical college for his High school education. After two years, he joined Seattle Pacific University where he studied a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in political science.
Further, he enrolled for a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at the University of Washington.
Read About: SK Macharia Networth and Properties here
Businessman turned politician Zedekiah Kiprop Bundotich alias Buzeki has been a reclusive yet bold entrepreneur who earned millions while in his 30s.
The businessman is the founder of Buzeki Group of Companies- which specializes in transport and dairy products. From hawking milk in Mombasa to owning multi-million companies, Buzeki has mastered the art of business.
The businessman is also flexing his muscles in the political realm as he looks to clinch the Uasin Gishu Gubernatorial seat in the upcoming General Election.
Buzeki holds a higher International diploma in Sales and Marketing as well as a degree of the same from Cambridge University.
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4. Sameer Naushad Merali
Merali became the talk of the town recently when he emerged as the richest individual in the country- with a net worth of Ksh89.6 billion (USD790 million) according to the latest report by Oxfam International Limited.
He is the son of the late billionaire Naushad Merali. Sameer assumed the throne and is currently the Chief Executive of Sameer Investments Limited.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Sameer has invested heavily in various industries including agriculture, telecommunications, banking, real estate, and manufacturing.
The businessman graduated from Kings College, London, with a Bachelor of Science in Management Science. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Banking and International Finance from City University Business School based in London.Would you like to get published on this Popular Blog? You can now email Admin any breaking news, your Bio, articles or advertise with us on: [email protected]