Kelly Khumalo's Net Worth And Sources Of Wealth


By  | Jan 10, 2023, 09:00 AM  | Kelly Khumalo  | Top of The

Kelly Khumalo
Born in 1984, Kelly Khumalo who decided to leave school in pursuit of her dreams is currently one of the most gifted musicians in South Africa, but that’s not all there is to her. She is also a television personality and an entrepreneur.

Here is a look at Kelly Khumalo’s net worth, her career, her businesses, and her endorsement deals that contribute to her wealth.

What is Kelly Khumalo’s net worth?

Kelly Khumalo, source: Instagram

According to several online sources, Kelly Khumalo’s net worth is estimated to be somewhere between $1-5 million.

She has accumulated incredible wealth from her career in the entertainment industry, her businesses, as well as from her brand endorsement deals.

Kelly Khumalo’s career

Kelly Khumalo, source: Instagram

A large share of Kelly Khumalo’s net worth has been built from her career in the entertainment industry where she has established herself as a musician, dancer, actress, and television personality.

Music career

The gifted singer officially made her entrance into the music industry in 2005 when she released her debut album- T.K.O. The album was a major success and earned her two nominations at the  South African Music Awards (SAMAs).

Since launching her career as a musician, Kelly has released eight more albums including her latest- The Voice of Africa which was released in 2020 and was certified gold by RiSA.

Besides winning the hearts of millions of fans across the world and winning awards for her work in music, Kelly Khumalo has also made money from the sale of her albums, her live performances, and licenses and royalties from her music.

Television career

Having conquered the music industry, Kelly Khumalo further broadened her horizons into the television industry.

She stars in her reality television series- Life with Kelly Khumalo which is aired on Showmax. She was also a guest judge on Idols South Africa season 17, and she was also a judge on Stand Up S.A.

Kelly was also a coach in the musical competition Clash of Choirs, she competed in Tropika Island of Treasure Season 10, and appeared in eTV’s House of Zwide.

Kelly Khumalo’s businesses

Controversy Gin, source: Instagram

Besides her career in the entertainment industry, Kelly Khumalo’s net worth has also been built from the profits she makes from her business.

She launched her alcoholic brand called Controversy Gin in 2020 which she describes as six times distilled superior quality gin.

Kelly has also invested in the beauty industry and owns a cosmetic brand that majors in skin serum called Skin By Kelly Khumalo.

Kelly Khumalo’s endorsement deals

Another major source of Kelly Khumalo’s income is her partnership deals with brands. Thanks to her millions of followers on social media and her status as a prominent personality, Kelly is one of the highly sought-after personalities by big brands.
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