Esther Akoth, better known as Akothee or Madam Boss, is a celebrated musician, businesswoman, and entertainer. She is most famous for her entertaining songs that are accompanied by luscious dancing.
She is a big name in the music industry, having done many collaborations with very big artists like Diamond Platinumz, Flavor, and McGalaxy. Some of the songs that made her popular are Oyoyo, give it to me, Sweet Love, Benefactor, and Yuko Moyoni.
How old is Akothee? Akothee is 39 years old as of 2022. She was born on April 8, 1983, in Migori County, Kenya. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on April 8th every year and her zodiac sign is Aries. Moreover, Akothee’s nationality is American.
Akothee’s father was an administrator and her mother a politician. Her father’s name is Joshua Owino Kekeyo, a former District Officer and her mother, hon Monica Yunita Kekeyo was Migori’s MCA.
Akothee attended Nyabisiwa Girls secondary but she dropped out in form two, eloping with her boyfriend, and got married. She went back to school later in 2004 when she was 21 years old, completing her high school education at Gachie mixed Secondary.
Akothee Husbands and Children
Akothee eloped with his boyfriend when she was still in high school to get married while she was 14. Later her boyfriend went back to school and she was stuck with her mother-in-law. There she bore 3 children, at the ages of 15,16, and 17. Her second-born, unfortunately, succumbed to an illness since she lacked the money to take her to the hospital.
However, she got her fourth child in 2001 but there was a problem in her relationship with her husband making them separate. When her husband completed his university course, the two got back together and Akothee decided to resume her education. When she finished school her husband had landed a job in Nairobi but he left Akothee for another woman in 2006.
After the breakup, Esther moved to Mombasa to live with her brother who ran a taxi business. Akoth became a taxi driver so as to fend for her kids. One day she carried a French diplomat from Zurich, Switzerland. Madam boss ended up dating the diplomat who invited her to Switzerland promising to marry her. The man helped in the growth of madam boss’ business ventures. He bought her a van which was the first van in Akothee Tours &Safaris. Akothee also opened a bar in Shanzu, The Stomp 196, during the time.
After relocating to Switzerland Esther realized that the promise to marry her was not forthcoming so she left the country when she was nine months pregnant. She claims the man was a bit weird and she felt that he was not going to be her children’s father
Akothee is said to be dating Nelly Oaks who is her manager but it is not confirmed. You will be notified in case of any updates. Esther has graced 5 children: Vesha Shalian Okello, Celine Dion Okello, and Prudence Apundo, Oyoo, and Ojwang’
Madam boss ventured into many businesses so as to provide for her family. She has sold fish so as to pay school fees, driving matatus and taxis, and many more. However, the highlight of her business is music. When she landed in Kenya from Switzerland she began her music career releasing bangers in 2008.
Esther used to dance at high-end clubs so as to get the money that she injected into her businesses. She also used to perform for free at Mombasa Go-Karting until she was invited to entertain a private party in one of the North Coast hotels. The people were rumored to be English royals. They paid her handsomely for the performance. She has performed in very many countries including Dubai and London.
Akoth is also a successful Agriprenuer. She also has a Safaris business, a real estate company, Aknotela, and Akothee Homes, she runs Akothee Foundation established to help people in society, and Morning Star Diani Beach resort.
Akothee Net Worth
How much is Akothee worth? Esther is one of the richest musicians in Africa. She lives a very lavish and flashy life, driving the best of the best and living in palaces. She not only owns houses all over Kenya but also in Switzerland.
Madam boss owns a house in Switzerland estimated to be worth $ 50 million. Moreover, she owns a lavish sixteen-bedroom house in Mombasa approximately to be Ksh 120 million, and a grand mansion in Rongo, Migori county that values at Ksh 100 million.
Esther also owns an ornate mansion in Nairobi worth Ksh 100 million and luxury Apartments on the North Coast. She also owns a fleet of high-end vehicles. Akothee has an estimated net worth of Ksh 1.6 billion as of 2022.