Kenyan celebrities are spreading their wings by joining the business world as a side hustle to keep their finances in check given that the music industry is not paying as much as it should.
Despite some of this artistes being in the game for more than a decade they still chose to test their entrepreneurial strength by starting up this ventures which are worth millions
Apart from being a performing artiste, Wahu runs her own Salon known as Afro Siri, which is located in Westlands, She joins other musicians who have ventured into other businesses in addition to the entertainment industry.
2. Betty Kyallo
Betty is not only a TV presenter, but she is also a business woman who runs her own salon Flair by Betty which is located in Kilimani.
The self proclaimed president of single mothers knows how to hustle hard, after all she loves only the finest things in life and to be able to have that then she must put in the effort.
She owns Akothee Safaris which is a tour and travel company, which she runs with the help of manager-cum boyfriend Nelly Oaks.
4. Susan Kaitany
Susan has created a name for herself in the fashion and beauty industry not only for being a model but also for being the founder of Posh Palace which offers high end services to clients.
It is located in Kilimani.
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5. Jimmy Gait
Jimmy is known for being a gospel artiste but he also runs his own businesses: the ‘“Make it or Make it” campaign which encourages top industry players to come through to motivate and encourage youngsters to be the best and push their limits because in this life one has to ‘make it’ by all means.
He recently launched ‘Hisia’ to fight against cyber bullying