Award winning artist Esther Akoth better know as Akothee as her stage name is one of the most successful singers in the country.
The mother of 5 is not only a singer but a city business woman who has achieved to build an empire for herself. Though she has been getting help from her aging mzungu sponsor, Akothee is probably the richest female artist in East Africa today.
The ‘Yuko Moyoni’ hit maker recently revealed the amount of money her least employees get every month when she was talking about a cheque she received from the Music Copyright Society Of Kenya was in October last year. The cheque was had Ksh 56, 000.
She was quoted: “This is salary for only two of my domestic employees per month, this can’t even pay my photographer so leave me alone, listen to the ones on youtube like Baby Daddy link on my bio and the rest. Leave music for now will collect it next month. Awards are coming give me what you think deserve”.