List of properties and companies Ringtone Apoko claims to own
- Controversial Kenyan gospel musician Ringtone Apoko has revealed his father died before he could see him, while his mother abandoned him
- On several occasions, the Pamela hitmaker sparked an online debate about his wealth by claiming he owned mansions in Karen and Runda
- The entertainer, known for his flashy lifestyle, revealed he makes money selling CDs to schools across the country.
Controversial Kenyan musician Ringtone Apoko claims he is Kenya’s richest entertainer.
On several occasions, the Pamela hitmaker has sparked an online debate about her wealth.
In a viral video seen by TUKO.co.keRingtone claimed that he has an estimated net worth of KSh50 billion.
“Net worth yangu yote ni KSh 50 billion. Ukiweza kupiga kama vile nimevalia…saa ya KSh 10 million, viatu hapa ni KSh 2 million. Off market nlinunua kwa pants na KSh 1.8 million, jacket ni KSh 500,000.
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The gold chain on my neck is worth 1 million KShs. I bought my cream sweater for an extra KSh1 million. So if you check my lifestyle, my total net worth can be up to KSh50 billion including land, cars and houses,” he boasted.
Ringtone’s early life
The artist was born in 1994 in Kisii county.
In a Facebook post on August 7, 2020, he revealed that his father died before he could see him, while his mother abandoned him.
“My father died before I could see him, my mother abandoned me after birth but Jesus,” he captioned his post.
He started singing young and has several hits to his name including Sisi ndio TUKO, Zoea Mawe, Fagia and Wanadamu.
Ringtone explains his source of wealth
In an interview with Kamene and Jalas in January, Ringtone, who is known for his flashy lifestyle, revealed that he makes money selling CDs to schools.
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He said he visited several schools across the country where he raised up to KSh 500,000 in a good week.
He disputed claims that he practiced wash-washing and illegal deals such as land grabbing.
“I am an artist who uses his brain. Jalas, I met you 10 years ago when I used to visit 10 schools a week. Every school I went to, I received more than 500 000 KShs. These are the people who gave me the money,” he said.
He accused “jealous” people of peddling lies about him.
”These people are just jealous; they just want to knock me down. They just judge you because they can’t do what you do to survive.”
What does Ringtone claim to have?
On Friday, October 14, Ringtone appeared on The trend of NTV hosted by Amina Abdi and boasted that he could employ comedian Eric Omondi as a gardener at his Runda mansion.
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The musician called the comedian and offered him a job for KSh50,000.
“I can employ Eric Omondi as a house boy or resort manager and pay him KSh50,000 a month. That’s little money,” he said.
The self-proclaimed president of Gospel musicians in Kenya says he bought his Runda mansion after playing for former president Uhuru Kenyatta in the 2012 campaigns.
“Uhuru gave me KSh 1 million every day for over 120 days to find a tour truck, brand it and find its dancers. I made a lot of money by saving at least KSh 600,000 a day , and that’s how I bought my house in Runda thanks to pesa ya TNA,” he blew his own trumpet.
He also revealed that he owns another mansion in Karen.
During the same show, the 28-year-old said he owned several cars, including a V8, a Range Rover and a G-wagon.
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“I have an original Land Rover na G-wagon hujaona? He replied when asked about his vehicles.
In another interview he said he had six cars.
“I have six cars and a car wash. My parking lot is out back.”
According to Pulse Live, he also claimed he owned a hotel and several apartments.
Crazy Kennar’s Business
In other news, TUKO.co.ke listed properties and businesses owned by comedian Crazy Kennar.
As a young boy, the comedian started acting in elementary school and regularly took part in music and theater festivals.
He is the general manager of The Tales of Crazy Kennar and owns a restaurant in Juja Square named Instant Delicacies.
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