SOCIAL MEDIA AND TRENDS

YouTube is growing super fast in Kenya. Kenyans have found a platform to express themselves creatively by venturing into the world of vlogging and content creation.

Below are 10 most popular Kenyan YouTubers in 2021.

10. Abel Mutua

Abel is commonly known by his stage name ‘Freddie’ which he acquired while acting and producing the popular TV show Tahidi High on Citizen TV. Abel has caught the attention of many Kenyans after starting a YouTube channel, Young $ Stupid which has surpassed 200,000 subscribers.

Abel’s channel has gained popularity due to the authentic nature of his content. The 34 year old speaks about stories of his life that are relatable to most Kenyans.

9. Peter Kabi and Milly Wambui {WaJesus Family}

WaJesus family have been in the limelight on social media showcasing their journey as a couple based on a christian foundation. Brought together by love for one another and for Jesus, the WaJesus’ are with no doubt couple goals on social media.

Their youtube vlog has over 400,000 subscribers

8. Azziad Nasenya

Azziad Nasenya, a Kenyan actress, content creator, media host and social media personality popularly known as the tiktok queen has had tremendous growth on YouTube in 2021. Azziad’s YouTube channel, ‘Shoe Game with Azziad’ has featured many Kenyan celebrities gaining over 130,000 subscribers.

7. Dennis Karuri

Dennis Karuri is one of the most sort-after make-up artists in Nairobi. At just 23 years of age, Dennis become an influential inspiration to millennials and has a huge following on Instagram.

Denis’ YouTube has over 18,000 subscribers.

6. Njugush

Timothy Kimani Maina, alias Njugush is a Kenyan comedian, who came to the limelight after he was cast in the TV comedy series The Real House helps of Kawangware which aired on KTN. Njugush and his wife Celestine Ndinda have been working together to produce funny clips on social media.

They both have a huge following on their YouTube channel with over 500,000 subscribers.

5. Chebet Ronoh

Chebet Ronoh is a fast rising comedian in Kenya. At the age of 19 the former NRG radio presenter not only made her first million but also headlined a couple of newspapers and blogs, met and interviewed many Kenyan idols. Rono has a huge following on YouTube with over 123,000 subscribers.

4. Wabosha Maxine

Wabosha Maxine is a young Kenyan creative who specializes in make-up and vlogging. On her channel, Wabosha shares videos of travelling, styles of dressing and delivers tips on effective ways to wear make up. Wabosha gained popularity in Kenya after her channel surpassed 14,000 subscriber count as of 2019.

3. The Murayas

The Murayas as they are commonly known in the social scene need no introduction. The young couple had a reality TV show together ‘Dine With the Murayas’ whose main target audience was couples and families. The two are a true definition of a perfectly imperfect marriage. Their YouTube channel has over 200,000 subscribers.

2. Crazy Kennar

Kennedy Othiambo, otherwise known as Crazy Kennar calls himself the content cartel, which with no doubt, he is. The comedian has showcased his creativity through his skits on social media. Kennedy’s fan base is growing bigger everyday and has over 300,000 subscriber count on youtube.

1. Henry DeSagu

Henry Desagu aka The Prince of Mwihoko is no new name in the industry. The comedian rose to fame for advocating for the rights of Team Mafisi and fighting sponsors hence the birth of the ‘Team Mafisi Sacco’ concept.

DeSagu started his channel in 2016, and has since then delivered great entertainment, earning himself over 570,000 subscribers.

Its never too late to start a YouTube channel. It is one of the best platforms you can enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content and share it with friends, family and the world.