(Last Updated On: August 21, 2016)
The Chandaria Family. Father and 2 sons
The Chandaria family is one of the most wealthy families thanks to their many very successful companies. The Chandaria Group (Not related to the bigger Manu Chandaria business empire) is involved in tissue and hygiene products manufacturing eg Velvex tissues, real estate, iron roofing, kitchenware, banking, petroleum and packaging. They are the largest tissue manufacturers in Tanzania making them one of the few Kenyan companies to be successful in that country. Chandaria Properties, a subsidiary of the group, has large property investments in Kenya, Tanzania and Dubai. They also own the largest gold mine in Uganda.
Darshan Chandaria is the CEO of the company and is also set to be a lion in KCB/NTV’s new show Lions Den. He is very rich!!! He is a big lover of cars and buys a new car every year. One of his latest acquisition is a Mercedes Benz ML 63 AMG V8 BiTurbo, a really fast car with a top speed on 321km/hr. The car is currently his most expensive new car at a cost of almost Ksh18m plus he has a number of modifications on the car.
His other cars are like Porsche, Cadillac CTS-V, BMWs, Aston Martin V12 Vantage etc He gets rid of cars once his garage gets full.