List of 10 most popular Kenyan personalities on Instagram in 2023

List of 10 most followed Kenyan personalities on Instagram in 2023

List of 10 most followed Kenyan personalities on Instagram in 2023:

We are living in a generation where social media has taken over our lives and nowadays having a huge following on social media is a big deal.

Instagram is a major social media platform and Kenyans have not been left in the dark either. They are mostly using it for business and socializing.

In this generation, Instagram numbers are something to be proud of, as people with huge numbers are used to influence and advertise products by companies.

Advertisers who want their products and services to reach as many people will always approach people with a huge following and that translates into money.

Here is a comprehensive list of the top 10 most followed Kenyan Instagram accounts in 2023:

1.  Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o is the daughter of Dorothy Oganda Buyu and politician Anyang Nyong’o. She is a Kenyan-born actress and producer.

She was born in 1983 making her 40 years as of 2023.

Lupita Nyong’o is the most followed Kenyan personality on Instagram with 10.6 million followers as of February 2023.

She has shown the world that she is able to entertain her huge following through her amazing vibes.

2. Erick Omondi

Erick Omondi is one of the most influential comedians Kenya has ever had. He was born in Kisumu.

He made a life breakthrough with his comedy stints at the Churchill show, and since then his light has shone brightly. He still entertains people with his funny and dissing videos.

Erick Omondi is the second most followed celebrity in Kenya. He has 4 million followers as of February 2023.

3. Tanasha Donna

Diamond’s baby mama Tanasha Donna enters the list of one of the most followed Kenyan celebrities on Instagram.

Tanasha Donna rose to fame fast by winning Kenyans and other countries’ fans’ hearts due to her relationship with Diamond. She has also been mentioned to have a heart of gold.

Tanasha is a Kenyan model, musician and influencer. Tanasha has 3.9 million followers on Instagram as of February 2023.

4. Octopizzo

Octopizzo’s real name is Henry Ohanga. Octopizzo is a Kenyan entrepreneur, recording and performing artist.

He is one of the most followed musicians in Kenya with 3.9 million followers.

5. Akothee

Her real name is Ester Akothee. She is a Kenyan musician and businesswoman.

Akothee was born in Kisumu in 1983 making her 40 years as of February 2023. She is widely known for her role as her single mother

She has managed to gain whopping 3.3 million followers.

6. Bahati

Bahati’s full name is Kevin Mbuvi Kioko. He is a businessman and musician, born in Makueni County.

Bahati has been a trend over the years due to his ear-worm music, more so recently when he quit the gospel music industry.

He has managed to gain 3.3 million followers

7. Betty Kyallo

Betty Kyalo is an award-winning media personality and entrepreneur. She was born in 1989 in Kajiado County.

Betty Kyallo has influenced many young Africans since amassing her huge following. She has 3.1 million followers as of February 2023.

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8. Size 8

Size 8’s real name is Linet Munyali. She was born in Nairobi in 1986. She rose to stardom due to her secular music, then she later converted to gospel music, making hit singles.

She is the wife of the celebrated Dj Moh. Size 8 is well-known for her creativity, incredible energy to talk, guide, and inspire.

She has over 2.7 million followers on Instagram.

9. Jalang’o

Jalang’o is a Kenyan media personality cum politician. Jalango is the Mp langata constituency in Nairobi. His real name is Phelix Odiwuor.

Jalango’s popularity is highly attributed to his sense of comedy, where he acquired a large audience, and a person full of vibes.

He has over 2.7 million followers on Instagram.

10. Mwalimu Churchill

Daniel Ndambuki, aka Churchill, is a comedian and show presenter. He is famed for his comedy show aired on TV, Churchill show. He was born in 1977 in Kitui town.

He has 2.6 million followers in 2023 and closes the list of the top 10 most followed Kenyans on Instagram.

People always enjoy and support quality videos, and Instagram gives you that platform to express your creativity.

For you to gain thousands to millions of followers is not an easy task.

Hard work, commitment, and creativity are recommendable for achieving that. Here is a list of other popular Kenyans on Instagram:

Njugush – (2.4 Million)

Elsa Majimbo (2.4 Million)

Vera Sidika – (2.3 Million)

Huddah Monroe (2.3 Million)

Diana Marua (2.3 Million)

Sauti Sol – (2.2 Million)

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