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  1. Edwison Then
edwison Then
Edwison Then

Edwison Then is the co-founder of R3 Media LLC. This is the firm which runs Android Community and Slash Gear. He studied the prestigious high performance computing field. He earns between Ksh. 6 million to Ksh 8 million per month. Most of his income is generated through Pay-per-click advertising and reviews of the latest gadgets and applications.

  1. Gina Trapani
gina Trapani
Gina Trapani

Gina Trapani is the founding editor of She developed ThinkUp and writes for Fast Company. Out of her great efforts she earns KSh. 11 million per month as a blogger on a blog called “lifehacker”. Gina Trapani is very active on social media community. She is one of the richest bloggers in the world.

  1. Collins Ta’eed

Collins earns between Ksh. 5.5 million and Ksh. 12 million per month through his website Envato and his business Tutsplus where he offers a variety of services.

  • Jake Dobkin

Jake Dobkin earns most of his money through where he blogs about food. This is the goldmine that make Jake one of the richest bloggers in the world. 

  1. Timothy Sykes

Timothy Sykes is a very influential and one of the richest bloggers who earn an average of Ksh. 18 million per month. He shares his tricks on making money through stock trading.

  • Vitaly Friedman

He is one of the the kings of blogging. He earns between Ksh. 15 million and Ksh. 19 million per month. He is the owner of Smashing Magazine and most of his money is generated through advertising banners.

  1. Perez Hilton
Perez Hilton source: wikimedia commons
Perez Hilton
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Perez Hilton earns between 20 million to 40 million Kenyan shillings per month. He is a blogger, TV personality and columnist. He writes mostly on celebrity gossip which makes him one of the most feared bloggers by celebrities in Hollywood.

  • Pete Cashmore
Pete Cashmore
Pete Cashmore
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Pete Cashmore started blogging as a teenager at the age of 19 in his home country Scotland. At that time he was the only writer for a period of one year. He is the famous founder of This is where I read most of my technology news.

  • Michael Arrington
Michael Arrington source: wikimedia commons
Michael Arrington
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Michael Arrington earns between Ksh. 50 million to Ksh. 80 million per month. He is what most bloggers aspire to be in their profession. He is famous for his TechCrunch website where he covers technology, hosts events and writes about start-ups.

  1. Ariana Huffington

Ariana Huffington is the first person to commercialize news integration. She is the founder of Huffington Post which bears her surname. She had several years of writing and editorial experience before she ventured into the blogging business. The Huffington post is a content producing machines. The website posts over 1,600 articles every day. It seems quantity and quality matters.  It is claimed that at Huffington Post, working is a race that has no end in sight.

Ariana Huffington
Photo: Ariana Huffington posing for a picture with Chris Anderson
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The Huffington Post generates Ksh 4.6 billion per year as revenues. It seems there are no limits in this field.


Tell me which profession in Kenya can earn you Ksh. 80 shillings per month. I guess none. Even the president I am told earns Ksh. 2 million shillings per month. Even the Safaricom Chief Executive Officer who is known to take home a salary of Ksh. 9 million per month cannot compete with the likes of Michael Arrington (Ksh. 50 M per month) or even Perez Hilton who earns a minimum of Ksh. 20 million per month.

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