Cars have become a necessity for celebrities; you gotta have one or else you’ll be trolled for being team footsubishi every time you step out. Most celebrities attend events and concerts driving their cars just to show off the fruits of their sweat.
Well, the type of car you drive tells a lot about you and we tend to associate people with the wheels they cruise in, whether it’s a Range Rover Sport, Mercedes-Benz or Toyota Probox.
Monied Kenyan celebrities are giving us sleepless nights with their hot and expensive wheels. From Victor Wanyama to Sportspesa CEO, check out luxury cars your Kenyan celebrities drive.
- Victor Wanayama
The Kenyan international footballer is living large, thanks to his prowess on the pitch. Just like his African counterparts the likes of Emmanuel Adebayor and Asamoah Gyan, Wanyama owns a Volkswagen Crafter worth sh25 million.
2. Ben Kangangi
The city businessman owns a fleet of cars and his latest is a Porsche Panamera which cost him Sh14,998,902 before tax, and Sh 29, 997,804 after tax. He owns other fleets of cars among them Range Rovers, Mercedes Benz.
3. Kevin Mulei
The multi-millionaire owns a BMW i8. The Groove Awards founder is the first to own this kind of a car in Kenya. Its costs Sh20 million before and after tax. Mulei recently bought a 2017 Mercedes-Benz Maybach estimated between Sh 16,620,000 – 19,130,000.
4. John Macharia
He owned a Porsche Cayenne 911. The 2017 Porsche 911 costs between Sh8.5 million ($85,350) and Sh13.3 million ($133,850). He was involved in the accident with the car and it was badly damaged.
5. Ronald Karauri
The SportPesa CEO is not your ordinary man next door. He’s swimming in money. Karauri is known for his love for expensive wheels and he currently drives a Range Rover Overfinch worth Sh50 million.
The business mogul also made netizens green with envy in December 2016 after his Mercedes Maybach S600 was seen making its way through the streets of Nairobi.
The vehicle is said to cost between Sh40 million and Sh45 million after tax. This is without factoring in the cost of its customized plates. Put aside another Sh1 million.
6. Barry Ndengeye
The B-Club owner rolls like a king. He owns a fleet of cars among them Range Rovers, Lamborghinis and Royce Rolls.
7. Chris Kirubi
The tycoon owns a Mercedes Maybach S550. The car is believed to cost between Sh40,000,000 and Sh45,000,000 after taxes. Its’ customized plates cost an extra Sh1 million.
8. Don Kipkorir
The flamboyant city lawyer sent tongues wagging in 2016 after purchasing a Range Rover HSE 2016. The car which bears the customized number plates “DBK 007” cost him Sh24 million.