The picture-sharing social media platform has changed how people relate. And in true Kenyan fashion, many have taken to the new media like ducks to water. Some of the most followed Kenyans on Instagram include politicians, gospel artists, and socialites making the top 10.
1.Lupita Nyongo – 3.5M Followers
Kenyan actress who shot to fame after the movie 12 Years A Slave, Lupita is now a household name not only in Kenya but the world over. With interesting projects under her name including Star Wars and even Disney produced movie Queen of Katwe, Lupita continues to encourage many to reach for their dreams.
2.Huddah Monroe – 981K Followers
She began her career as a model and soon become known as one of Kenya’s most famous socialites. With new ventures including a cosmetic line Huddah Cosmetics and endorsements from brands like Techno and Slim Tea, Huddah is making the best of your following as a social influencer.
NATURAL HAIR! We don't go NATURAL , we return NATURAL that's where it began. I am glad to see most young ladies ditching them weaves and rocking natural hair, it's high time we embraced our African 😍 Save up that money for something better and Buy a wig for when you want to have a different look. 😍 No itch, no front hair loss, no weeks without washing your hair , be free. YOU are a BEAUTIFUL African Woman! #LetItFro #NaturalHairLove #BlackGirlMagic
3. Eric Omondi – 906K Followers
After leaving the Churchill Show, Eric Omondi has soared to greater heights. Making Kenyans laugh, this young comedian continues to garner fans. Regular posting on his social media platform and sharing hilarious parodies with followers have contributed to his increased following.
4. Sauti Sol – 744K Followers
Winners of the 2016 MTV MAMAs Best Group award, the four gentlemen that make up the group Sauti Sol, are the ultimate thirst trap for any African woman with a liking for men with adonis-like features. The young, talented four share their projects and fan-love they receive on Instagram, making them all the more likable.
5. Bahati – 530K Followers
A gospel artist and self-proclaimed “Child of God,” Bahati has risen to the top of the charts and with new found fame, his Instagram account has gained more than half a million followers.
6.Size8Reborn- 513K Followers
The perfect example of a bad girl gone good, Size 8 left the secular music and turned to producing gospel music shooting her name into fame as her gospel pop tracks shoot to the top of the countdown. Now married to a top DJ and mother to one, Size 8 continues to encourage many that change is indeed possible.
7. President. Of. Kenya – 500K Followers
With half way to a million followers, President Uhuru Kenyatta documents what a day in the life of a president is. Sharing his undertakings as president, H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta keeps his Instagram lively and informative.
8. Larry Madowo – 498K Followers
Opinionated and wildly popular, Larry Madowo has found popularity with the Kenyan audience and beyond. Larry’s Instagram account is a collection of images that share his life’s passion for travel, love for his work and fabulous friends.
9. Vera Sidika – 488K Followers
The second socialite to make it to the top 10 Kenyan Instagrammers, Vera Sidika’s controversial life has made her name popular with the Kenyan public. With a slot on the Kenyan reality show Nairobi Diaries, the beauty first had her start as a video vixen. Sharing her lavish jet-set lifestyle, Vera continues to make many jealous.
10.DJ Mo Topa de top – 475K Followers
Married to Size 8, DJ Mo has been on top of the game was one of the foremost gospel Djs. Ministering to many through music, Mo is a TV presenter, Capital FM Dj and a mentor to some, he’s time in the spotlight is well balanced as a doting father to one.