7. Dr James Mwangi
With a share percentage of only 3.45% in Equity Bank, one of Kenya’s leading private banks, Dr James Mwangi is a man whose name cannot miss on the list of the wealthiest individuals in the country. In addition to banking, Mr Mwangi is also a huge investor in the insurance market trough Britam Company where he has been able to grow his wealth by Ksh. 187.5 million. Credible sources also indicate that Dr James Mwangi is also an investor in the hospitality industry and owns one of the country’s largest 5-star hotels.