May 26, 2022
Jimmy Wanjigi's Rolls-Royce Provenance Phantom Coupe pictured at the Galleria Mall in Nairobi.
  • High-profile individuals are known for living a well-heeled life with the majority of them having loads of cash at their disposal. 

    Often interpreted as a way of making a statement, the billionaires are known for moving around in high-end vehicles that are valued at tens of millions. takes a look at seven billionaires known for driving swanky vehicles.

    Jimmy Wanjigi’s Rolls-Royce Provenance Phantom Coupe pictured at the Galleria Mall in Nairobi.

    Andrew Ngirici

    Businessman and husband to Kirinyaga Woman Representative, Purity Ngirici, Andrew Ngirici has established himself among the upper echelon – boasting a collection of luxurious vehicles.

    The power couple has been spotted in the grand Cadillac Escalade that goes for between Ksh7 million and Ksh9 million.

    Other vehicles in his collection include a Maserati Levante – known for its efficiency and ability to cover long distances. It’s valued between Ksh7 million and Ksh17 million.

    Next in line is the powerful 2018 Range Rover which is fitted with a supercharged V8 engine. 

    Other vehicles he owns include a Rolls Royce (price range Ksh4 million – Ksh66 million), Mercedes G Wagon (Ksh10 million) and Infinity QX known for its muscular haunches and long bonnet. It is valued at Ksh5 million.

    Mercedes Benz G Wagons fitted with wedding decorations.
    Mercedes Benz G Wagons fitted with wedding decorations.

    Ahmednasir Abdullahi

    Senior Counsel Ahmednasir Abdullahi is famed for his prized possessions that include a lavish mansion in Karen, Nairobi and a fleet of exotic cars.

    Due to his high profile, the flamboyant lawyer goes by the moniker “The Grand Mullah.”

    In his car collection, he boasts of a Ksh40 million Bentley Bentayga, a Ksh4.8 million Porsche Cayenne, a Ksh6.9 million Toyota Land Cruiser as well as a Land Rover Discovery that goes for an average of Ksh6.8 million.

    During a past interview, he noted that he bought his first car, a Suzuki Vitara, two years after starting his law firm. 

    A Bentley Bentayga pictured at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
    A Bentley Bentayga pictured at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

    Jimi Wanjigi

    Presidential aspirant and businessman, Jimi Wanjigi, is not one to shy off the political scene as the vocal businessman has been making headlines in the recent past. However, the tycoon also has a knack for buying expensive automobiles that suit his caliber.

    He owns the 2016 version of the Mercedes Benz S500, a 2017 Rolls Royce Provenance Phantom Coupe known for its V12 and 550 horsepower.

    Others include a Toyota Landcruiser V8 valued at over Ksh12 million. The vehicle is efficient due to its off-road capability that is coupled by the 4.5 litre V8 engine. 

    Another car in his collection is a 2018 Porsche Cayenne – a superfast German machine whose top speed stands at 270km/h. On various events, Wanjigi is also spotted with the Land Rover TDV6, a BMW 7-Series and a Mercedes Benz E350 2018 model.

    A parked 2014 Porsche Cayenne
    A parked 2014 Porsche Cayenne

    SK Macharia

    The Royal Media Services (RMS) LTD boss, often known for flying under the radar, has in the past appeared in multiple rallies and events in support of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga’s presidential bid.

    The media mogul recently added to his car collection a black Range Rover Vogue – a gift from his wife, Purity Gathoni Macharia, during his 79th birthday.

    The luxurious car has a maximum speed of 220 km/hour – taking 8.3 seconds to accelerate from 0-100 km/h. The gift, according to the wife, was to recognise his hard-working persona.

    A model of Range Rover Vogue like the one gifted to SK Macharia
    A model of Range Rover Vogue like the one gifted to SK Macharia.

    B-Club owner Barry Ndengeye 

    Barry Ndengeye, Rwandan national, is renowned for his flashy nature. Asides from rocking gold chains, the tycoon gained a notable reputation for adding swanky cars to his collection.

    On many occasions, a number of customised cars – considered for the high and mighty – are parked outside the popular club located at Galana Plaza in Kilimani.

    Ndengeye, in a past interview, stated that his Rolls Royce Phantom was customised in the United Arab Emirates. The car’s interior is made of ostrich-skin, smooth piano wood and custom-made carbon fibre.

    Next in his car collection involves a green Lamborghini Murcielago – which he fitted with carbon fibre.

    The billionaire has also customised his Ferrari F430, Mercedes S600 and Range Rover.

    Billionaire Barry Ndengeye's green Lamborghini Murcielago.
    Billionaire Barry Ndengeye’s green Lamborghini Murcielago.

    Chris Kirubi

    The late Chris Kirubi was one of the most successful businessmen in the country. His net worth raked in billions owing to his years of experience in investment and business enterprises. 

    Further, the mogul had a great taste in purchasing notable cars – with the most valuable being the Ksh40 million Maybach Mercedes Benz S class.

    He also owned a Bentley Continental, reported to be valued at Ksh30 million. The vehicle is fitted with a 6.0 litre W12 engine and 8 speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

    Further, he owned a 2014 Mercedes Benz ML350 – a luxurious midsize SUV that stands out due to its one-of-a-kind interior and impeccable features. 

    A Bentley Continental GT car speeding on a highway.
    A Bentley Continental GT car speeding on a highway.
    Bentley motors

    Businessman Ben Kangangi 

    The billionaire is known for his stupendous lifestyle- importing sleek vehicles to add to his collection.

    In 2018, he imported a Mercedes Maybach S 600 avant-garde- which cost an average of Ksh64 million. His fleet of cars comprises of Porsche Panamera GT, Range Rover Sport as well as a Bentley.

    A file image of Mercedes Maybach S600
    A file image of Mercedes Maybach S600

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