The most popular Facebook pages in Kenya are those with unique content or for celebrities and politicians. In 2023 there are more than 10 Kenyans with over 1 million followers on Facebook. President William Ruto, Opposition leader Raila Odinga and Eric Omondi are some of the Kenyans with the highest number of Facebook followers in Kenya.
Here is a complete list of most followed Kenyans on Facebook:
- President William Ruto—2.3 million followers
William Ruto is the 5th President of Kenya and one of the most followed politicians in Kenya.His numbers rose exponentially between 2018 and 2022.
- Raila Odinga—1.8 million followers
Raila Odinga is the longest serving opposition leader in Kenya.He is currently planning to retire with over 1.8 million followers.
- Eric Omondi—2.2 million followers
Eric Omondi is a comedian,he calls himself the president of comedy in Africa.
- Daniel “Churchill” Ndambuki aka Mwalimu King’ang’i—4.4 million followers
Daniel Ndambuki is a comedian and a journalist.He currently works for Radio Africa where he hosts a show alongside Maina Kageni.
- Maina Kageni—1.1 million followers
Maina Kageni is Radio journalist at Classic FM, he is loved by women because he tackles love and marriage issues.He is a therapy for women with marital issues.
- Samidoh—1.1 million followers
Samidoh is a controversial musician who impregnated Senator Karen Nyamu twice. He is also a police officer. He is ranked among the richest police officers in Kenya.
- Caroline Mutoko—1.3 million followers
Caroline Mutoko is a senior employee of Radio Africa.She started as a journalist at Kiss FM alongside Walter Mongare.
- Arap Uria—1.1 million
Arap Uria mimics English Premier League commentators. His support is in Kenya and across many countries in the world.
- Citizen TV Kenya—4.8 million followers
Citizen TV Kenya is owned by SK Macharia and it’s the most popular channel in the country. Nearly all top journalists work for this company.
- Carol Radull—1 million followers
Carol Radull is a Sports personality who updates Kenyans on latest Sports news.She is among few ladies in Kenya who are passionate about football.
- Jeff Koinange—1 million followers
Jeff Koinange has worked at CNN, Standard Media Group,K24 and now at Royal Media Services, he is now a big name in the industry.
- Betty Kyallo—1.4 million followers
Betty Kyallo divorced Dennis Okari and she has not gotten married since then.She owns an Executive Salon and a restaurant. Her huge following is due to the controversies surrounding her marriage.
- Nation—2.8 million followers
Nation is owned by Nation Media Group and it’s the second biggest media house in the country.
- Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals—2.1 million members
Let’s cook Kenya is a page which showcases cooking skills.It offers training on how to cook Kenyan meals by using basic ingredients.
- Akothee—2.2 million followers
Akothee is a musician and an entrepreneur. She is also very controversial. The mother of 5 is now dating a mzungu.
- Hon. Ali Hassan Joho—1.2 million followers
Ali Hassan Joho is the former Mombasa Governor.He relocated to Dubai immediately President Ruto took power.
- Jalango Mwenyewe—1.3 million followers
Jalango worked at Radio Africa before joining politics. He is currently the MP for Langata constituency
- MCA Tricky—2.9 million followers
MCA Tricky is a comedian who is rumoured to be dating Akothee’s daughter.He is a former JKUAT student and Churchill Show comedian.
- Wanjiku The Teacher—2 million followers
Wanjiku The Teacher is a comedian.He tried at Churchill Show but didn’t last.Kenyans didn’t find him so funny.
- Jaymo Ule Msee—1.4 million followers
Jaymo is a comedian, entertainer and an influencer. He is among the best story tellers in the country.
- Larry Madowo—1.2 million followers
Larry Madowo has worked at NMG, Standard Media Group,BBC and CNN.He is among the best journalists in the country. His command of Queen’s English is on another level.
- The Star, Kenya—1 million followers
The Star is owned by Radio Africa.
- Babu Owino—1 million followers
Babu Owino is the Embakasi East MP,one of the most controversial Members of Parliament.He is also among the most intelligent MPs in Kenya.
- Tuko News—4.3 million followers
Tuko News is the leading blog in Kenya.Owned by Genesis Group,it offers latest news and gossip about everything in Kenya.Legit Nigeria is also a sister blog.
- Kenyans—1.5 million followers
Kenyans is a local blog, one of the most popular blogs in Kenya.
- Mulamwah—1.2 million followers
Mulamwah is a comedian and a professional Nurse.His drama with Carol Sonia gave him thousands of follwers.He almost stopped comedy for drama.
- Safaricom—1.9 million followers
Safaricom is the leading Telecommunication company in Kenya,it owns MPESA which is one of the best innovations in Africa.