Khanyi Mbau's Net Worth And Sources Of Wealth

A whole multi-millionaire!

By  | Dec 25, 2022, 02:00 PM  | Khanyi Mbau  | Top of The

Khanyi Mbau
Khanyi Mbau is a sensational and outspoken South African entertainer and entrepreneur who has been in the limelight for as long as we can remember.

Her years in the limelight have helped Khanyi to amass success not only in terms of fame and awards but also financially.

Here is a look at Khanyi Mbau’s net worth, her career, business, and endorsement deals, as well as a quick look at her house and cars.

What is Khanyi Mbau’s net worth?

According to several online sources, Khanyi Mbau’s net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. 

She has accumulated this impressive wealth from her successful career in the entertainment industry as an actress and host, as well as from her businesses and endorsement deals.

Khanyi Mbau’s career

Khanyi Mbau, source: Instagram

Khanyi Mbau has been in the entertainment industry since she was a little girl. She landed her first role on television at the age of eight on the popular kid’s show- Galooby followed by Sasko Sam ‘You’re A Star’ when she was 12 years old. She then took a break from television to concentrate on her studies.

She made a comeback in 2004 playing the role of Katlego on Soul City. She also landed her breakthrough role in the same year when she was cast as Doobsie on Muvhango replacing Lindiwe Chibi. She was cast in the SABC1 drama- Mzansi in 2006 and After 9 in 2007.

In 2012 Khanyi Mbau was featured as a guest judge on SABC1’s Turn It Out and she released her biography Bitch, Please! I’m Khanyi Mbau which was written by journalist Lesley Mofokeng.

The following year she starred in an episode of Ekasi: Our Stories, and she was also featured in a documentary I am. She was also cast in Mzansi Magic’s mini-series Like Father, Like Son, e.TV’s docu-reality television series Reality Check and she also began hosting her talk show- Katch It With Khanyi which was aired on OpenView HD channel eKasi+.

Since coming to the limelight, Khanyi Mbau has dominated the film and television industry and has played dozens of roles in films and television series over the years including the Showmax telenovela The Wife and the Netflix reality show- Young, Famous and African.

She has also hosted a good number of shows including SABC3’s The Scoop and the BET reality show- The Big Secret.

Her work in the film and television industry has not only helped her gain fame and win awards, but it has also helped boost Khanyi Mbau’s net worth.

Khanyi Mbau’s businesses

Khanyi Mbau, source: Instagram

Besides her career in the entertainment industry, her investments in business have also contributed to Khanyi Mbau’s net worth.

In 2018, she launched her brand of gin called I Am Khanyi which is marketed as a Millennial Shimmer Gin and is packaged in pink bottles with gold writings.

Khanyi Mbau’s endorsement deals

Khanyi has also made a good fortune from her partnership with some big brands including Slimatone, as their ambassador.

Khanyi Mbau’s house and cars

Khanyi Mbau, source: Instagram

Khanyi Mbau’s net worth affords her a life of luxury that many can only dream of. She reportedly lives in a beautiful multi-million mansion.

She also drives some expensive luxury cars including a Mercedes Benz ML 63 AMG, Lamborghini Hurrican, and a Mercedes Benz G-Wagon.

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