10 Richest Female Celebrities In South Africa

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By  | May 11, 2022, 10:13 AM  | Top of The

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It is without a doubt that the South African entertainment industry pays well. Some celebrities have earned millions through their talents in a short period, and we can’t help being proud of them.

From actresses to musicians, reality TV stars, and businesswomen, here are the top ten richest female celebrities in South Africa. They have millions of fans and millions in their banks.


MaMkhize, credit: Facebook

Socialite, Shaun Mhkize is one filthy rich celebrity; in fact, you could say that she is one of the richest female celebrities in South Africa. She is so rich that over the years, people have speculated that she uses black magic to gain her fortune.

MaMkhize has accumulated wealth through her successful businesses that are operated under the umbrella conglomerate called Zikhulise Group. 

She also owns the Royal AM football club, and she has also had a successful career on TV and has won awards for her talent. She started starring in her own reality show ‘Kwa Mam' Mkhize’ in 2020, and the following year, she appeared in the popular soapie titled Uzalo.

As of 2022, MaMkhize’s net worth is estimated at about R300 million.

Moshidi Motshegwa

As one of the best female actors in the South African entertainment industry, it is reported that Moshidi Motshegwa earns between R100,000 to R120,000 every month.

She has featured in dozens of popular movies and TV series, including Call Me Thief and Zero Tolerance. Moshidi also dabbles as a screenwriter and a film producer.

Her successful career has helped Moshidi Motshegwa accumulate a net worth of roughly $8 million, making her among the top 10 richest female celebrities in South Africa. 

Bonang Matheba

Bonang Matheba, credit: Instagram

South Africa’s Queen B is one hardworking and talented woman and is one of the most sought-after talents in the nation.

She has enjoyed immense success in her career in TV, radio, film, and her chains of businesses.

As of 2022, her net worth is estimated at around $7m million, making her one of the richest female celebrities in South Africa.

We got to catch a glimpse of this young millionaire’s glamorous life through her reality TV show ‘Being Bonang,’ and we must say that money is a good thing.

Pearl Thusi

Pearl Thusi, credit: Facebook

Pearl Thusi is another loaded female celebrity in Mzansi who is living proof that a combination of talent and hard work pays well.

Her careers in acting, TV, radio, modelling, and business have earned her a spot as one of the richest female celebrities in South Africa.

Pearl Thusi has an impressive net worth of  $2.1 million which equates to roughly R31 million. She must feel nice to be a multi-millionaire.

Connie Ferguson

With a net worth of around $2 million, Connie Ferguson is amongst the richest women in South Africa’s showbiz.

Connie has accumulated her wealth over her 30 years of acting as well as modelling and her business enterprises.

Along with having millions in her bank account, Connie Ferguson also enjoys living up to her millionaire status. She drives expensive machines and lives in a giant mansion that is fit for royalty.

Shashi Naidoo

The winner of SABC’s season two Tropika Island of Treasure is another star who qualifies in the list of the richest female celebrities in South African.

As of 2021, Shashi Naidoo’s net worth was estimated at $1.7 million. She has amassed this impressive fortune from her career in TV, modelling, emceeing, and acting.

Boity Thulo

Boity Thulo, credit: Instagram

Boity Thulo is an accomplished actor, rapper, model, and businesswoman whose hard work got her listed in the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30.

Besides her successful career in the media, Boity has also landed on a number of endorsements deals that have brought her some good millions to her account. 

Currently, Boity’s net worth is estimated at about $1.3 million, and she is one of the richest female celebs in Mzansi. We should also add that she is only 31 years old.

Zodwa Wabantu

Zodwa Wabantu is one of those stars who get love and criticism in almost equal measure from the public. At the end of the day, however, both the love and the hate bring Zodwa lots of money to her bank account and that's a good thing.

It is reported that Zodwa earns around R35 000 for making a single appearance. The dancer who made her first million in 2018 is currently one of the richest female celebrities in South Africa, with a net worth of around $1.3 million.

Minnie Dlamini

Minnie Dlamini, credit: Facebook

Minnie Dlamini is one of the most renowned and successful TV personalities in South Africa. She has made her mark in TV, acting, and modelling.

Although she has not revealed her current salary, Minnie Dlamini’s net worth is estimated at around $1.2 million.

In 2017, the star sold her broadcasting rights for her wedding to Multichoice for a whopping R6 million. Ladies, if you want to be among the richest female celebrities in South Africa then take notes of how deals are made.

Babes Wodumo

The queen of Gqom is one of the most talented female musicians in South Africa. Since making her grand entry into the music industry in 2016, Babes has been changing the game and winning big.

The musician who also dabbles as a dancer and choreographer has earned a spot as one of the richest female celebrities in South Africa with an impressive net worth of around $1 million.

Babes Wodumo is barely even 30 years old yet, and she is already a millionaire. It’s only a matter of time before she becomes the richest female in the game.

Which other female celebrity from South Africa do you believe should be featured on this list? Let us know and we will include them in our next article.

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