South Africa is home to some of the most well-known and successful celebrities on the continent of Africa. In South Africa’s entertainment business, there are many talented people to be found. Celebrities make a lot of money from their ability, which comes from a variety of sources. In this post, we’ll tell you about the top ten wealthiest celebrities in South Africa as of the year 2022.
Richest Celebrities in South Africa
1. Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron is a South African-born American actress and producer who was born in the United States. She is considered to be one of the highest-paid actresses in the world. She is the richest celebrity in South Africa, with a net worth of $130 million, making her one of the country’s wealthiest people.
She has received several honors, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an American Cinematheque Award, among others. Her influence was recognized by Time magazine in 2016, which named her one of the world’s 100 most influential people.
As of early 2020, Theron’s prolific cinematic oeuvre had won her 100 nominations for Academy Awards and 39 wins for her efforts.
2. Sharlto Copley
Sharlto Copley is a South African actor, director, and producer who was born in Johannesburg. In the science fiction picture District 9, he is most known for his portrayal of Wikus van der Merwe, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. In terms of net worth, Copley is one of the wealthiest celebrities in South Africa, with a net worth of US $ 15 million, which translates to around R206 million.
3. Black Coffee
Black Coffee is a South African DJ, record producer, performer, and composer who has worked in a variety of genres. He is the second-richest artist in Africa, as well as the second-richest celebrity in South Africa, after only Michael Jackson. Black Coffee has a net worth of $60 million dollars.
His professional success has enabled him to live a luxury lifestyle and afford some of these high-end automobiles. Mercedes Benz G Station Wagon, CLK Mercedes, DJ’s Bentley, and Maserati are just a few of the vehicles available. In addition, he has a private jet.
4. Trevor Noah
Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, writer, producer, media critic, and television personality who is best known for his stand-up routines. Previously, Noah worked as a facilitator for television shows in South Africa. After just around 8 years of mediating for his country, Noah relocated to the United States in 2011. He is presently the co-host of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central. Trevor Noah is believed to have a net worth of US $ 14 million, which is about R192.3 million (R192.3 million in South African Rand).
5. Sello Maake
Sello Maake is the most well-known performer in South Africa, and he has been in films, plays, and television shows in his own country as well as in Europe, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The Queen, which airs on Mzansi Magic, features a homosexual character who is played to perfection by him. It’s believed that Sello Maake has a net worth of US $ 13 million, which is approximately R178.5 million.
6. Jamie Bartlett
James Bartlett is a South African actor best known for his role as the evil puppet master, David Genaro, on the television series Rhythm City, which is broadcast in many African countries including Kenya, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Cameroon, Malawi, and Ghana. He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and grew up in Johannesburg. His net worth is estimated to be $11 million.
7. Moshidi Motshegwa
Moshidi Motshegwa is a well-known South African actress who has appeared in both television and cinema projects throughout the years. She has worked in the entertainment industry for more than 15 years and is a mother of two. She has also appeared in a number of films, both domestic and foreign. Moshidi Motshegwa is reported to have a net worth of US $ 8 million, which is equivalent to around R110 million.
8. Jessica Marais
Jessica Marais is a South African-Australian actress who was born in Australia. Recognized for her roles as Rachel Rafter in the television series “Packed to the Rafter” and as Lily Diamond in the television series “Magic City,” she is most known for her portrayal as Rachel Rafter. Jessica Marais is reported to have a net worth of US $ 6 million, which translates to around R82.4 million.
9. Jessica Marais
Jessica Dominique Marais is a South African-born Australian actress who is best known for her work on Australian television in Packed to the Rafters and Love Child. Jessica Dominique Marais was born in South Africa and raised in Australia. She has also been in the American drama series Magic City, and her net worth is $ 6 million, making her one of the wealthiest celebrities in the world.
AKA is a South African rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur who is known for his work on the hit song “AKA.” He is a well-known rapper on the African continent, and he has a large fan base.
AKA is one of the richest celebrities in South Africa, according to Forbes. His net worth is estimated to be $12 million.
When AKA and Zinhle found out they were having a kid, they spent R3 million on a home. After they ended their relationship, he purchased another house in Johannesburg for R7 million.