Many atimes we wrote articles on rankings of the richest in South Africa, richest musicians, richest actors, etc. But now, we bring to you a list of Richest South African Celebrities 2019.
Who Is The Richest Celebrity In South Africa?
Asides from their wealth gotten from the main profession, most of these celebrities ventured into one form of business or the other. In this article, we present to you the top 10 richest celebrities in South Africa 2019 with Charlize Theron leading as the richest celebrity in the whole of South Africa 2019 and Jolene Martin being the number ten on the list. We know you are curious about their net worth and side businesses, well keep reading.
Top 10 Richest South African Celebrities 2019
The list below are the celebrities we have studied in terms of their current wealth progression to know who made it to the list of top 10 Richest South African Celebrities 2019.
1. Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron is the South African fashion model, actress and producer. and also the richest celebrity in South Africa with an estimated net worth of $110 million which is about R1.5 Billion and ranked first in the list of top 10 richest celebrities of South Africa. She has also received several awards such as the “Golden Globe Award”, “Silver Bear” and an “Academy Award” which made her the first South African actress to win an Academy award. Many other organizations/agency have honored her by giving her awards of various types. She has starred in many Hollywood blockbuster movies such as “The Devil’s Advocate”, “The Italian Job”, “Hancock” as well as “Mad Max” which was released in 2015. She is also the highest paid celebrity in South Africa 2019.
2. Trevor Noah
Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, writer, producer, media critic and a television host thar has facilitated TV programs in South Africa then after about 8 years of facilitating for his nation he moved to the United States in 2011. He is currently hosting ‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’. He bought a mansion worth 20 million dollars in January 2019 Trevor has an estimated net worth of US $40 million which is about R192.3 Million
2. Sharlto Copley
Sharlto Copley is the South African actor, director and producer and the richest celebrity of South Africa and ranked at second place in the list of top 10 richest celebrities of South Africa with an estimated net worth is US $15 million. This South African actor and producer received international recognition for his role as Wikus Van Der Merwe in the District 9 – an Oscar-nominated Science fiction film from South Africa. He was ranked the second from his total net worth approximating US $15 million, The equivalent of the net worth in Riyadh is R206 Million. Even though this is far lower than the net worth of the richest celebrity, with the look of the thing, he is likely to soar higher in the nearest future. Following the success of District 9, Copley also starred in 2010’s The A-Team adaptation as Howling Mad Murdock. He also starred in Chappie, Maleficient (opposite Angelina Jolie), Europa Report, Elysium (starring Matt Damon) and as Christian Walker in the American TV series, Powers.
4. Sello Maake Ka-Ncube
In South Africa movie industry, Maake is the most highly regarded actor who has performed in television, theatre, and films on different occasions. He is best known for his role as Lucas ‘Daniel’ Nyathi in the Souty Africa Soap Opera ‘Scandal’. Some of the plays he performed for the Royal Shakespeare Company include The Suit, Raisin In The Sun, Othello, The Good Woman of Sharkville, Small Holding, Titus Andronicus, The Lion King, Guess Who’s Coming For Dinner, Aaron and Prophets in the Black Sky. His performance has been noticed most especially on his native soil and also in Europe, Canada, Britain and even in the United State of America(USA). He made a documentary movie of Africa’s Outsider which is narrated about the unusual chase and hunting of the wild animals. Without a doubt, Sello Maake Ka-Ncube is one of the most prolific entertainers of South African Origin. The actor has starred in critically acclaimed films, theatre plays and television in South Africa, United Kingdom, The United States and Canada. Currently, based on estimation, his net worth is US $ 13 million, which on equivalent is about R178.5 Million.
5. Jamie Bartlett
Jamie Bartlett is the famous South African actor and well known for his role of David Genaro in the Rhythm City as the wicket puppet master which is gone aired in several African countries. He has also appeared in several movies across continents (from South Africa to Hollywood) such as The Sexy Girls, American Ninja 5, Prey, White Lion, Beyond Borders (starring Angelina Jolie), Red Dust (starring Hilary Swank) and Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom. Also, he was a cast member on the popular TV series Isidingo as Mike O’Reilly. Jamie Bartlett’s estimated net worth is $11 million which is about R151 Million.
6. Moshidi Motshegwa
Moshidi Motshegwa is a South African actress and she works on both television and films. She has been in entertainment industry over 15 years. She has appeared in many local and international films. She is a well recognized actress in Africa and receives many numerous awards that showcase her talent. Moshidi Motshegwa’s estimated net worth is US $ 8 million which is about R110 Million.
7. Jessica Marais
Though born in Johannesburg, South Africa – Jessica has moved around with her family, living in New Zealand, Canada and presently Australia. She is best known for the television series “Packed to the Rafter” for her role of Rachel Rafter and as Lily Diamond on “Magic City” television series. She has received the award of “Logie” for most popular and new female talent in the 2009 Logie Award. Jessica Marais has an estimated net worth of US $6 million which is about R82.4 Million.
8. Lesley Brandt
Lesley Brandt is the actress born in South Africa and is currently based in Auckland in New Zealand. Her fame was increased as a result of her role in ‘Spartacus’ as the slave girl ‘Naevia’. This not only gave her fame with South Africa horizon but also at the international level. She also was on the Fox television Lucifer series show and plays the role of “Maze”. Lesley Brandt’s estimated net worth is US $2 million which is about R27.5 Million. Lesley-Ann Brandt also appeared in Zombie apocalypse, Drift and A Beautiful Soul; she also had recurring roles in The Librarians and Single Ladies.
9. Shashi Naidoo
Shashi Naidoo is the South African model, actress, television presenter, entrepreneur and also the fashion blogger. Shashi Naidoo’s estimated net worth is US $ 1.7 million which is about R23.3 Million. Shashi is well known for hosting the ETV magazine show and she also hosted the nationwide MTV VJ Show.
10. Jolene Martin
Jolene Martin is a South African television personality, anchor, MC, and a businesswoman. She is best known for her former host show of South African version international lottery show “Powerball”. She has hosted many events including the one in Singapore, where she hosted the high commission South African celebrity event, the UN new Year Celebration in Ethiopia and many others. Jolene Martin’s estimated net worth is US $ 1.3 million which is about R17.8 Million.
That’s all folks about Top 10 Richest South African Celebrities.