Who runs the world? Kenyan influencers who have dominated the African influencers list by Essence.
Kenyan Youtubers and influencers Former Capital Lifestyle producer Sharon Mundia aka This is Ess, Nancie Mwai, Joy Kendi, and Sylvia Njoki have been named among 10 bad-ass African influencers that need to be followed by American magazine Essence.
According to Essence, these African influencers are as badass as they come and serve it up hot and fresh from all around the world with style, beauty, and creativity. They are living their best lives on the continent, and if you’re trying to make visiting Africa your travel goal this year, then you need to be following these African jet-setters now.
With over 500,000 followers on Instagram and over 100,000 subscribers on YouTube, these Kenyan influencers have seemingly learned the art of working on social media spaces and have influence over their audiences that they make use of by working with various fashion, beauty, technology and travel companies.
This is Ess is a Tv host who has mastered the art of lifestyle and fashion vlogging. Nancie Mwai is one of the pioneers of fashion blogging with her then blog ‘The Fashion Notebook’, she has since transitioned to videos and to owning her own shop ‘Shop New level.’ Award-winning Fashionista Silvia Njoki is one of the most notable Kenyan Youtubers who has managed to make a career on the social media space, Njoki is also a travel vlogger fashion writer for Daily Nation. Joy Kendi is the ultimate travel vlogger who has made many of her followers fall in love with destinations in Kenya and around the world.
Others who made it to the list include influencers from Nigeria and South Africa.