Congratulations! Eric Omondi becomes the most followed Kenyan celebrity on social media after Lupita Nyong’o

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Eric Omondi is in a celebratory mood today. The King of comedy has just achieved the status of most followed Kenyan celebrity and comedian with 2 million followers registered on his Instagram.

Eric has come a long way since his debut on Churchill Show to his funny skits and videos that he posts on Instagram and Youtube. He was voted as amongst the top 10 funniest African Men and he is largely popular from his appearance on Churchill show.

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Eric has worked hard to get to where he is today, from emceeing, events, endorsement deals, product adverts like OLX, Own company, Radio presenter, TV Personality to Local and International comedian.

Despite his recent heart break from love of his life Italian ex girlfriend Chantal Grazioli, the chap seems to be doing just fine for himself careerwise.

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To recap some of the things that has led the lad to 2 million followers, here’s a list of some of his latest wins.

The comedian has rubbed shoulders with some of the regions most prominent people. From presidents to musicians, Eric Omondi is now a household name. Just today popular Tanzanian bongo Artiste Diamond Platinumz has given the funny man a shoutout following his parody to Diamond’s just released song ‘Kanyaga’.

In the past few months, his humor has truly caught on with fans.

From collaborating with some of the funniest comedians in Kenya to make a parody of extravaganza song by Sauti Sol, to making fun of Tanzania in the upcoming AFCON championship game between the two countries, his content and popularity across the region continues growing by the day.

In oder to diss Tanzanians and show support for Harambee stars, he enlisted the support of socialite and CEO Vera Sidika and turned the competition into a booty competition. Check it out below:

He has dissed Tanzanians but their top comedians haven’t spared him either. Check out the hilarious responses:


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Willy Paul wasn’t spared from Eric Omondi’s wrath after he was trending for weeks following his ungospel like performances to new song with Nandy.

Eric Omondi only seconds Lupita Nyong’o in most followers as the beauty has over 7 million followers. She is an International award-winning actress who starred in box office hit Wakanda which sold out worldwide.

Eric Omondi has fast-tracked his popularity and in terms of followers has beaten the likes of Jalang’o, Akothee and Bahati who are wildly popular in Kenya. Check out some Kenyan celebrities who are in the 1 million followers bracket below:

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