Uganda’s favourite celebs’ net worth

We always assume that fame and stardom come with wealth too, and although this is a misguided assumption, you really can’t blame us- what else should we think given the extravagant lifestyles that these celebs always portray?

That aside, a good majority of our favourite celebs are doing well and making big money, today, we’ll take a look at how much they are worth.

Anne Kansiime

Africa’s queen of comedy has come a long way to become the star we all love today.

Kansiime who has often said that she never intended to pursue a career in comedy, first gained international attention in 2012 when her YouTube skits caught the attention of Kenya’s Citizen TV and they decided to run her show called ‘Don’t Mess With Kansiime.’

Anne Kansiime has continued to grow for the past 10 years. She has performed in front of crowds in places like London, Harare, and Lagos, just to name a few, she has also starred in the movie ‘Girl From Mparo’ and currently her YouTube channel is soaring to new heights with over 1Million subscribers.

With all these big wins from her talents, you may be wondering how much money Anne Kansiime has in her bank account and we’ve got an answer for you.

According to Forbes’ estimation, Kansiime’s total net worth which includes her assets is currently at around $1.5 Million. Making people laugh sure does pay.

Sheebah Karungi

Sheebah Karungi
Music sensation, Sheebah Karungi

It is no debate that Sheebah Karungi is one of the most beloved celebrities in the Pearl of Africa. She has been named Female Artist of the Year four consecutive times by HiPipo awards as well as Artist of the Year twice by HiPipo.

The former Obsession member is a talented singer, dancer, and actor- in case you missed it, she played the role of Shakira in the movie ‘Queen of Katwe’ in 2016 alongside Lupita Nyongó.

Along with the exploits she has gathered from her talents, Sheebah is also a fine entrepreneur with a hand in businesses such as The Red Bar in Kampala.
All these ventures bring sis’ net worth to a total of about Ush 930 million.

Jose Chameleone

Whenever we talk about big money and fame we just have to mention Dr. Jose Chameleone, it’s a law.

Jose has had our hearts for over two decades now and for a good reason. Since the early 2000s, he has been serving us hot hits- one after another and he just keeps getting better with time.

Chameleone’s who has amassed a lot of wealth from his musical career has also branched out into business and is making some big bucks from his ventures as well.

As of 2021, the emperor of Leone Island Empire’s net worth was estimated at a cool $8 Million. We can understand why he is always gifting himself with ridiculously expensive cars and mansions- if we had that amount of money, we would too.

Joshua Cheptegei

Joshua Cheptegei is one of those names that have put Uganda on the map and for good reasons.

Cheptegei dominated the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo returning home with both gold and silver medals. These achievements have made him everybody’s favourite athlete in Uganda. But have they also earned him the paper?

Alongside his successful career on the tracks, Joshua Cheptegei also works as a police officer and has several endorsement deals with international brands like Nike as well as MTN Uganda.

The star who prefers a private life is valued at $4 million dollars, we do not deserve to have him.

Zari Hassan

Zari with GK Choppa

The Boss lady is one of the most successful and richest women entrepreneurs in East Africa. She dresses in high-end designer clothes, sleek cars, and giant mansions and goes on exotic vacations.

It appears that Zari’s ambitions started a long time ago. Before becoming the socialite that we all know and love today, Zari used to be a musician with some big hits like ‘Oli Wange.’

In 2017, her ex-husband and father of her three sons- tycoon Ivan Ssemwanga passed on leaving an incredible fortune in her hands.

Well, if you’ve ever been curious to know just how much Zari is worth, then here it is- her total net worth is valued at about $8 Million, making her one of the richest celebs in East Africa.

Must be nice to be her, don’t you think?

We have obviously only covered a small percentage of all our favourite stars, but we can cover more- just let us know in the comments the celeb you would like us to feature in our next article.