Instagram can be one of the most difficult platforms to grow your numbers but these celebrities have managed to become the cream of the crop in the Kenyan Instagram scene.
They have managed to build a following through showcasing their extravagant lifestyle, by creating a compelling feed with beautiful photos or funny videos, by stirring controversy and engaging their follower base.
If you look at the list below the celebrities have 3 things in common; they are either controversial (deliberately or inadvertently), they engage their followers or are funny. Sauti Sol and Lupita Nyong’o seem to be the exception to this rule as they have built their fan base through mostly music and film.
1.Jalang’o - Elite MC, Comedian and Milele FM radio presenter.
2.Size 8 - Gospel Musician and 'Pambio Live' show host.
3.Sauti Sol - Africa’s Best Live Act and founder of Sol Generation Records a music record label.
4.Betty Kyallo - K24 News Anchor and founder of ‘Flair by Betty’ Beauty Parlour.
5.Akothee - Musician, Philanthropist and Director at Akothee Safaris.
6.Bahati - Gospel Musician, Owner of EMB Entertainment and Reality TV star.
7.Vera Sidika - TV presenter, socialite, musician and owner of Vera Sidika Beauty Parlour and Veetox Detox tea.
8.Huddah Monroe - Socialite and owner of Huddah Cosmetics.
9.DJ Mo - Groove Awards winner and ‘Crossover 101’ host.
10.Eric Omondi - Comedian and C.E.O Big Tyme entertainment.
11.Churchill - Comedian, Host Churchill Show and Classic 105 presenter.
12.Lupita Nyongo - Oscar-award-winning actress, Author and Lancôme Brand Ambassador
Other honourable mentions in this list are Avril who has 913,000 and Njugush who is inching closer to the 1 million mark with 955 K.