Here's A Full List Of Jacob Zuma's Children

A clan indeed

By  | May 27, 2022, 09:31 AM  | Jacob Zuma  | Top of The

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Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, the fourth president of South Africa(2009 to 2018) is an open polygamist of the traditional Zulu culture. Zuma has married seven times and has 23 children.  During his reign the state spousal support budget was about R15.52 million, close to double the budget in the previous reign. The Zuma clan is divided into two: the older and younger clan.

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The older Zuma clan


The oldest 10 are mostly the children of former wives Kate Mantsho and politician Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Kate had five children with Jacob while Dlamini had four. Some of this clan’s notable children are:

Edward Zuma 

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The lawyer has made headlines severally for his controversial lifestyle. From the arrest for raping a fellow student, defaulting on a multimillion loan, allegedly dealing in contraband cigarettes to not paying child support, he has done it all. On the upside, Edward is director of nearly a dozen companies and fiercely loyal to his dad.

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Msholozi Zuma

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Msholozi is the eldest of Zuma’s children with his now ex-wife Nkosazana who divorced Jacob when Msholozi was 16.

The twins


Zane and Dudu have a taste for the lavish lifestyle. Zane who lives in a grand house in Johannesburg with a fleet of luxury cars is a businessman who believes he would’ve been further if his surname wasn’t Zuma. His twin sister Dudu held her birthday party with a guest list of 600 and an open bar with luxury champagne taps. She’s a board member of several investment companies and a philanthropist.

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Gugu Zuma

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The actress and business lady graduated from AFDA Cape Town in 2007 with a Live Performance degree. She believes there are other ways of touching people besides being in politics.

Thuli Zuma

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Thuli graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal with a Masters degree in Economics,  Masters of Public Policy Management at Wits University and has been working at the Department of Monitoring and Evaluation since 2010.She is also an actress and starred in her sister’s sitcom.

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Thuthukile Zuma

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After obtaining her BA honours in anthropology, Thuthu was appointed public liaison officer at the Ministry of State Security. A year later,she was appointment in the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services.

Phumzile Zuma


The Scientologist from Wits University gave a speech at the opening of the Scientology Life Improvement Centre.

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Vusi Zuma


Vusi is the youngest of Kate and Zuma’s children who unfortunately passed away in 2018. He suffered from lupus and developed complications. 

The younger clan:


This clan has not been in the spotlight as some of the children are minors and are protected from the media.  Some, named according to their mothers are:
Zuma’s wife Nompumelelo Ntuli married in 2008 bore three children: Thandisiwe, Manqoba and Sinqobile 

Thobeka Madiba bore him three children.

Gloria Bongekile Ngema married in 2012 bore a son, Sinqumo.

Khoza gave birth to Zuma's daughter in 2009. This had organizations claiming it undermined the government's HIV/AIDS prevention programme. 

Zuma paid inhlawulo( damages) and apologized for fathering his 20th child with a woman who is not one of his three wives.
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