Fame and Money: The New Richest Celebrities in SA 2020

Richest Celebrities in SA 2020

Fame comes with money; that’s why everybody wants to be famous. Celebrities make big money from endorsements and launching product lines, in addition to the income they generate through performances. This list is a compilation of some of the Richest Celebrities in SA earning big bucks. Read on to find out whether your favourite star made it to the list.

Sharlto Copley

Sharlto Copley - Richest Celebrities in SA 2020

Copley is the highest-paid actor and producer in South Africa who gained global recognition for his role in the Academy Award-nominated movie “District 9.” Sharlto has collaborated with big stars in Hollywood such as Angelina Jolie and Bradley Cooper. His estimated net worth is $58 million (R1 Billion Rands). Sharlto owns homes in South Africa and Los Angeles.

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah
Image: Instagram @trevornoah

In 2018, Trevor Noah was the third highest-paid comic in the world with most of his income coming from stand-up shows. In the same year, he made 28 million dollars. Noah is also an executive producer and the host of the show “Comedy Central” that generates over $4 million per year. Noah is also a writer. In 2018, he published a book by the title “Born A Crime”, which became a best seller.

Pearl Thusi

Pearl Thusi
Image: Instagram @pearlthusi

Pearl is an entertainer and a businesswoman with an estimated net worth of 2 million dollars. She has enjoyed a successful career, and in 2019 alone, Thusi appeared in 9 TV shows and seven movies. Pearl has a successful line of hair and skincare products. In 2009, the actress starred on “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency.” In 2015, she co-starred in the “Tremors 5: Bloodlines” and appeared in a music video called “Pearl Thusi” by singer Emtee.

Bonang Matheba

Bonang Matheba
Image: Bonang Instagram

Matheba is a TV presenter, a radio host, and a writer with an estimated net worth of 7.2 million Rands equivalent to $424, 178 USD. She has published a book called “A to B” and a proud owner of a lingerie line. Matheba was the first female South African to that featured in several popular magazines. In 2011, she was the first celeb in SA to launch a reality TV show called “B* Dazzled.” In 2013, she became the first international ambassador for Revlon, a cosmetic giant.

Minnie Dlamini

Minnie Dlamini
Image: Minnie Dlamini Instagram

Dlamini is a TV presenter and an Award-winning show host with endorsements with big brands like Jaguar. She has a net worth of 14 million Rands, which is equivalent to $824, 947 USD. She owns a skincare brand and a production company. Dlamini launched her career as a live show presenter when studying at the University Cape Town on 16th June 2020. She started acting in 2010 on the show “Generations.”

Moshidi Motshegwa

Moshidi Motshegwa
Image Source: Twitter @PhilMphela

“Moshidi” has earned the nickname Queen of the Screen for being an award-winning actress. She has appeared in several local and international films, and popular TV soaps like the “River.” Other notable shows and movies Moshidi has graced include Zero Tolerance, Friends Indeed, Gaabo Motho, Generations, and Justice for All among others. Some of her notable awards include Best Actress in a TV Drama, TV Soap and in a Telenovela by Golden Horn Awards. Moshidi has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars that makes here one of the Richest Celebrities in SA.

Black Coffee

Black Coffee
Image: Instagram @realblackcoffee

Black Coffee is one of the most outstanding DJ and Producer in the history of South African Entertainment. He has a career spanning over 22 years and has performed around the world. Black coffee own DJ academies in Ibiza and Los Angeles. The DJ has an estimated net worth $60 Million. He owns a fleet of luxury cars that include a Maserati and flies around the world in private jets.

AKA

AKA South AFrican Artists
Image: Instagram @akaworldwide

AKA is one of the hottest rappers in S.A with an estimated net worth of 6.6 million Rands about $389, 501 USD. Putting AKA on stage will cost you 100,000 Rands per performance. The rapper owns luxurious German Cars and mansions. AKA is not only good with the mike, but he’s also an established businessman. His ventures include a range of sneakers.

These are the highest-paid performers in SA right now. If a performer is making big money out there that we’ve left out, feel free to share your comments below about our list of the Richest Celebrities in SA.

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