List of Top Athletes in Kenya and Their Net Worth

Top Athletes in Kenya; apart from the, well V-shaped valleys, wildlife, and other beautiful sceneries, Kenya is also the home of the best athletes in the world. Over the years, Kenya has produced heroes and heroines that have delivered victory in different competitions all over the world. Generations after generations have taken the footsteps of those who were there before them.

From the days of Kipchoge Keino and now Eliud Kipchoge, Kenya is truly the hub of greatness in all sectors. Joins us as we take you through some of the top active athletes, making Kenya proud, we also look at their net worth and give you a clear insight into how much they have made from their tantalizing talents.

1. Eliud Kipchoge

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Eliud Kipchoge (Photo/Courtesy)

Eliud Kipchoge is a long-distance hailing from the land of Kapsisiywa, Nandi County. Kipchoge rose to prominence in 2018 after he broke the record in the Berlin Marathon, setting a new record of 2:01:39hrs in 42 kilometers.

Kipchoge will go down in history as the only man who has ever run a sub-two-hour marathon in under 2 hrs in Vienna, Austria posting a time of 1:59:40hrs.

Being the greatest of all time, Kipchoge has garnered a substantial amount since he began his career. His current net worth stands at $2.6 million (Ksh 260 million).

2. Julius Yego

Julias Yego alias Mr. YouTube is the master of the javelin and he got all the tricks through YouTube thus earning the name Mr. YouTube. He gained popularity in 2015 after he become the first commonwealth record holder in javelin competitions setting a new record of 92.72.

Speaking about his net worth, he is regarded as one of the richest athletes in Kenya with an estimated net worth of $2.2 million (Ksh 220 million).

3. Vivian Cheruiyot

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Vivian Cheruiyot (Photo/Courtesy)

Vivian is a female version of the legend Kipchoge Keino, she specializes in cross country races. She has clinched several gold medals, silver, and bronze medals. She delivered a gold medal at the 2016 Olympics, setting a new record in the 5000 meters race. Her current net worth stands at $1.5 million (Ksh 150 million.

4. Conseslus Kipruto

Conseslus Kiproto, born and raised in Eldoret, Kenya is a middle distance runner competing in the 3000 meters steeplechase. He gained global recognition during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazi after he won a gold medal.

Kipruto is among the active athletes who have been pushing the button harder to create a reputable legacy. Born in 1994, he has managed to collect a reasonable net worth amounting to $1 million ( Ksh 100 million).

5. Emmanuel Korir

Emmanuel Korir