7. Mike Sonko


The current Nairobi Senator has in the past revealed the shocking happenings when he was younger. Back in 2010, he revealed that he was imprisoned at Shimo La Tewa for having skipped a court appearing concerning prime land he had been involved in selling. He said that he served the time in jail – 2 months – and has since reformed.

8. Daddy Owen


The “System Ya Kapungala” singer was once a petty thief and nearly lost his life back in 2001 after an angry mob surrounded him, ready to put his life to an end. The mark on his eye came to be during the incident and after surviving that ordeal, he has since accepted the Lord and become a force to reckon with in the gospel industr. The singer is one of the highest paid in Kenya artiste too.