TikTok has become one of the most used social media platforms among Kenyan youths, beating Instagram at some point. And these Tiktokers in Kenya are making good money
The App originally started in China and it is owned by a huge Chinese tech giant called Bytedance.
As of this year, TikTok currently has over 900 Million active users worldwide.
That is more active users than Twitter, Linkedin, and Snapchat, the app also has over 2 billion downloads on the App Store and Google Play.
A few years after Tiktok was launched, it was named The World’s Most Valuable Start-up with a valuation of over $ 80 Billion.
TikTok gets Millions of active users in Kenya, and the number keeps growing, in the USA alone, TikTok gets over 35 Million active users.
Kenyans love Tiktok and many enjoy being on the app scrolling down videos or creating content themselves.
To prove that, the average TikTok user spends more than 50 minutes per day on the app, and 34% actively post videos every day.
One of the reasons why Tiktok is very popular in Kenya is because of the localized content on the App.
There are lots of (Kenyan) local contests, challenges, hashtags, and local trends that Kenyan users love and enjoy.
TikTok has changed so many people’s lives in so many ways, money & fame being the main ones.
If you want to know how to make money on TikTok in Kenya Today, check out this step-by-step guide on how Kenyans can be able to generate revenue from the Tiktok app.
With that being said, here are the TikTokers in the country who make money from the popular app.
Globally, below is the list of the top 10 Highest Paid TikTok Stars.
Highest Paid TikTokers In The World:
- Addison Rae Easterling
- Charli D’Amelio
- Dixie D’Amelio
- Loren Gray
- Josh Richards
- Michael Le
- Spencer X
- Zach King
- Riyaz Afreen
- Baby Ariel
TikTok’s Highest-Paid Stars worldwide are as listed above, they all have millions of followers and billions of likes on the app.
Now in Kenya, who are the richest Kenyan TikTokers that make unbelievable amounts of money from the app? Here are Kenya’s highest-paid TikTokers as of this year.
Highest Paid TikTokers In Kenya:
1. Azziad Nasenya
Azziad who is actually one of the most popular Kenyan Tiktok stars makes the highest amount of money in Kenya from TikTok, as an influencer.
She apparently makes almost Ksh. 500,000 from sponsorships and paid promotions. She commands two million followers on TikTok and has been ranked by multi-media news outlets as the highest paid influencer in Kenya.
In 2021, she ranked at position 28 of the highest paid influencer in Africa by Hopper HQ, an Instagram planning and marketing tool. She charges US$5,000 per post.
2. Gideon Musau
Gideon (Mr. Mbilimbili) Musau is one of the few TikTokers in Kenya who make money from the app.
He has created a brand for himself with over 697,000 followers and 5.5 million likes on the app. During a past interview with Daily Nation, the 23-year-old revealed that he makes up to Ksh 400,000 in a month.
“In a month I make up to Ksh 400,000 on average from all the sponsorship deals and campaigns that I take part in,” he explained.
3. Ajib Gathoni
One of the best Kenyan TikTokers Ajib is also among the top influencers of TikTok who make a ton of money by using the app and posting engaging videos.
She is said to make an average of around Ksh. 100,000 from TikTok campaigns.
4. Alma Matheu
Alma, one of the most popular TikTokers in Kenya today is also among the top highest paid Tiktok stars in the country as of this year.
She has since garnered over 489,000 followers and 13.5 million likes on TikTok.
The English and Literature graduate has over 80,000 followers on Instagram where she does brand influencing and partnerships. In a single deal, she makes at least Ksh 30,000 per month.
5. Cindy Kipsang
Cindy is definitely not left behind when it comes to the highest-paid TikTokers in Kenya.
6. Moya David
Moya David is one of the best and most talented TikTok dancers in the country today. Moya became famous on the app by making short videos where he surprised strangers with gifts and danced for them.
He is currently the founder of Moya Surprises limited – a company where individuals book and hire him to surprise their loved ones on birthdays, weddings, engagements, or any other special occasion.
The influencer is arguably the highest-paid TikToker in Kenya as of 2022.
7. Vick Brandon
He is one of the best comedians on Kenyan Tiktok for your page
The number of Kenyans on TikTok is always growing and this is not the final list of the highest earning TikTokers in Kenya.
We will keep updating the article as we verify other high-earning TIKTOK Stars in the country.
Vick Brandon is a popular Kenyan TikToker who first came to the limelight through making hilarious short comic videos.
He has since created a brand for himself with over 2.7 million followers and 33.9 million likes on the app to become the second most followed TikToker in Kenya.
He has since become an influencer doing partnerships and brand endorsements with corporate companies. He also runs a YouTube channel with over three thousand subscribers where he shares longer versions of his videos.
8. Flirty Carlos
Carlos Obura alias Flirty Carlos is another popular Kenyan on the app who became famous through making dance videos on TikTok.
He has since gotten the attention of the app users and now commands over 720,000 followers and 14.6 million likes. He has over 75,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel and 252,000 followers on Instagram where he does brand endorsements, partnerships, and promotions.
He also conducts scheduled dance classes.
9. Ajib Gathoni
Ajib Gathoni is a trending Kenyan TikToker who started making dance videos on the app in 2020 when schools were closed down due to the pandemic. She has over 735,000 followers and 16.4 million likes on TikTok.
Ajib has 6,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel and over 203,000 followers on Instagram. She is the founder of Random Wear – an online fashion shop that sells clothes for men and women.
She earns between Ksh 50,000 and Ksh 100,000 per month from Tiktok as reported by Tuko.co.ke
The appetizer is a trending Kenyan actor and influencer who became famous by making random TikTok videos. He has since garnered over 145,000 followers and 2.1 million likes on TikTok where he shares the famous pick-up lines videos.
He has over 75,000 followers on Instagram and he together with his friends runs a YouTube channel under the brand name ‘Film Stylist’ which has over 91,300 subscribers.
He does brand endorsements and partnerships with corporates and is among the highest-paid Tiktokers as of 2022.
Most Followed Tiktokers In Kenya:
Ranked with respect to the number of followers each account has, these are the most famous TikTokers in Kenya.
Followers: Over 1.4M
Followers: Over 1.1M
Followers: Over 978.6K
Followers: Over 577.1K
Followers: Over 539.6K
Followers: Over 498.1K
Followers: Over 486K
Followers: Over 479.2K
Followers: Over 463K
Followers: Over 462K
A number of Kenyan Tiktokers use online marketing services such as affiliate marketing, selling products, and product promotions to make money on the popular app, TikTok.