Akothee is a Kenyan singer and businesswoman who is famous for her wonderful afro-beat songs with her captivating sultry dance moves. She is among the top wealthiest celebrities in Kenya. Akoth has built her brand through collabos with Africa-International artists like Diamond Platinum and Flavor from West Africa.
She joined Nyabisawa Girs Secondary School but later dropped out one year later in form two before her high school completion. According to sources, this was after she fell in love with a man who was schooling in the neighboring school. She relocated to her mother-in-law’s house at Awendo, Migori County where she worked as a house girl.
The relationship got more serious, leading to her first conception while still in her mother-in-law’s house. She bore her firstborn at 14, second-born at 15 years and the 3rd born at the age of 16. However, her second-born daughter later succumbed to illness basing on her state of poverty.
At the age of 20, she had her fourth born before breaking up with her husband the same year. After the breakup, Akothee ventured into Omena business to raise school fees and family upkeep. However, after her husband graduated from University, the two got back together.
Akoth made up her mind to get back to class for her form four certificate at Kanyasrega High School. Immediately after she cleared with high school, getting a mean grade of C+, she joined her husband who had landed a job in Nairobi.
Suddenly, her husband left her for another woman after he started amassing significant wealth from his career.
Akoth then relocated to Mombasa where she joined her brother who was running a taxi business. The two could now drive in turns while sharing the profits. This earned her living with her children.
One day, her bright star dropped down the sky when she met a diplomat while she was in her taxi rounds. The Foreign man was so captivated by the beauty in the taxi business that she developed an interest in her. He invited himself to Akoth’s home where their relationship grew, further relocated to Zurich, Switzerland.
She conceived her child but later her last month of pregnancy realized that the man was not for love. All he wanted was to have a child with the Kenyan Superstar. This angered Akoth prompting her to make a return flight to Kenya to debut her music career.
After her breakthrough in music, Akoth invested in real estate and her transport brand, Akothee Safaris.
Madam boss alias Akothee was born on April 8, 1980, in Kisumu County, Kenya. She is 40 years old as of April 2020.
Akoth entered her first marriage in 1994 dating a Kenyan whose name is not yet known to us. From the marriage, she had three daughters; Vesha Shalian Okello, Celine Dion Okello, and Prudence Apundo. After a while, they broke up in Nairobi and she relocated to Mombasa.
She then landed her second relationship while in Mombasa. This time around, Akoth was hitched to a diplomat, Wuon Oyoo. The two had a son, Oyoo, who was born soon after their break up. In addition, she has another son, Ojwang who was yet born from another relationship.
She attended Nyabisawa Girls Secondary School but soon dropped in form two. Akoth later joined Gachie Mixed School at the age of 21 years attaining an average grade of C+. She was so proud that she posted her result-slip on her social media.
Akothee Net Worth
Akothee has an estimated Net Worth of Ksh 6.1 billion. In particular, she owns houses in Mombasa, Nairobi, Kisumu, Migori, and Switzerland.
Her house in Switzerland is estimated at 50 million dollars. Moreover, her other houses are valued as follows. In Nairobi, her house is estimated at 80 million Kenyan Million Shillings. A home in Rongo is estimated at 100 million Kenyan shillings whereas her Mombasa home is valued at 120 million Kenyan Shillings.
It could be shocking how luxurious the celebrity is considering her humble background but closely following through her background she has passed through a lot. The above-mentioned wealth just represents almost 80% of her wealth.