The sports category has moved to a new website.
ADVERTISEMENT

Singer Akothee's Biography: Career, personal life, net worth

Akothee is a mother and business lady based in Kenya

Singer Akothee

Akothee, who resides in Kenya, is both a songstress and entrepreneur who runs her own businesses. Additionally, she possesses skills in the art of dancing.

Esther Akoth Kokeyo, also known as Akothee, was born on April 8, 1983, to a father who was an administrator and a mother who was a politician in Kisumu County. However, she grew up in Migori County where her parents lived.

While Akothee did attend Nyabisawa Girls, it is alleged that she dropped out of school and eloped to get married at the age of 14.

ADVERTISEMENT

After some time, Akothee returned to her studies, and in 2004, she took the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination at Wasio Mixed Secondary School.

Prior to achieving success in the music and tourism industries, Akothee had pursued various occupations, including selling Omena and working as a taxi driver in Mombasa.

At present, Akothee is a thriving artist who has created several popular songs. In addition, she is a prosperous businessperson who is the owner of Akothee Safaris, a firm that specializes in tours and travel services.

ADVERTISEMENT

Akothee, in addition, established a philanthropic organization known as the Akothee Foundation.

Akothee ventured into the music industry in 2008 and has since released numerous songs both as a solo artist and in collaboration with other musicians. Akothee has a hit song with Diamond Platnumz dubbed 'Sweet Love' and another one dubbed 'Give it to me' featuring Flavour of Nigeria.

Akothee has entered into matrimony on seven different occasions throughout her life. She is a mother to three daughters and two sons.

ADVERTISEMENT

In 2006, Akothee's first husband left her with their three daughters after he became wealthy.

Akothee, who is known for her controversial love life, tied the knot with her Caucasian partner, Denis Schweizer, also known as Mr Omosh, on April 10 in a grand wedding ceremony attended by notable government officials and celebrities.

ADVERTISEMENT

Akothee's net worth is estimated to be Sh1.3 billion, and the majority of her wealth is said to have been generated from her travel agency.

Akothee primarily resides in her expansive house located in Rongo. She also possesses an opulent property in Mombasa. Additionally, the mother of five has invested in real estate in France and Switzerland.

ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

DJ Shiti's fruitless struggle to save troubled brother turned homeless

DJ Shiti's fruitless struggle to save troubled brother turned homeless

Arrow Bwoy gives Nadia Mukami an ultimatum: 3 kids or another wife

Arrow Bwoy gives Nadia Mukami an ultimatum: 3 kids or another wife

Is another baby on the horizon for Betty Kyallo? Her reply to young bae sparks buzz

Is another baby on the horizon for Betty Kyallo? Her reply to young bae sparks buzz

Churchill Show comedians to host tribute show for Fred Omondi at Carnivore [Details]

Churchill Show comedians to host tribute show for Fred Omondi at Carnivore [Details]

Prince Indah faces fans' wrath for continuing shows after crew member's death

Prince Indah faces fans' wrath for continuing shows after crew member's death

Makokha seeks justice after theft during Jahmby Koikai's funeral

Makokha seeks justice after theft during Jahmby Koikai's funeral

Michelle Ntalami: I've dated men & they were part of painful experiences God showed me

Michelle Ntalami: I've dated men & they were part of painful experiences God showed me

Jackie Matubia breaks down as she opens up about father's stage 4 cancer

Jackie Matubia breaks down as she opens up about father's stage 4 cancer

Details of Fred Omondi's memorial & burial services

Details of Fred Omondi's memorial & burial services

ADVERTISEMENT