Top 10 Richest South African Celebrities 2018

South Africa is a country, located on the Continent called Africa. The country makes use of technology to add value to its economy. When it comes to academics also, they are among the best in the world. However, it seems that the government of the country also sees the fortune and returns associated with the entertainment.  This makes them venture a portion of their finance to the sector in order to develop it and in return, it will add value to the country. { Top 10 Richest South African Celebrities 2018 }.

Truly, this value they crave for is actually increasing as the number of people that venture into the entertainment sector every day. Most of these entertainers have turned to celebrities not only in South Africa but also at the global level. However, do not be surprised if you noticed that most of the people that are actually celebrities are female even though there are also lots of males in the sector. As they say that women are complex, it seems that is what actually makes most of the well-known celebrities in South Africa to be women. Apart from being well-known, it looks as if most of the fortunes are been taken by them because based on our investigation, most of the richest South African Celebrities are female.

  • Who Is The Richest Celebrity In South Africa

Apart from the celebrities ‘riches’, most of these women are also into one form of business or the other. In this article, we present to you the top 10 richest celebrities in South Africa with Charlize Theron being the richest celebrity in the whole of South Africa with the sum of R1.5 Billion and Jolene Martin being the number ten on the list with the sum of R17.8 Million. Here they are

Top 10 Richest South African Celebrities 2018

  • 1. Charlize Theron

Top 10 Richest South African Celebrities

Charlize Theron

When they say multi-tasker, I think they are actually referring to this woman as she is so versatile. She is a Fashion Designer, Actress, and even movie producer. On many occasion has she been featured on many Hollywood movies including the famous ‘The Devil’s Advocate’, ‘The Italian Job’, ‘Hancock’ and even in her latest release titled ‘Mad Max’ in 2015. Many organizational/agency have honored her by giving her awards of various types. Some of the awards she has received are ‘Golden Globe Award’, Silver Bear’, ‘Academy Award’. Actually, she is the first South African to win the Academy Award. Currently, her estimated Net Worth is US $ 110 million AND this gave her the opportunity to be the richest celebrity in South Africa. On equivalence, the money will be approximated to R1.5 Billion. What a man can do, a woman can do better, but actually, she is a man with the skin of a woman.

  • 2. Sharlto Copley

Second Richest Celebrity In South Africa

Sharlto Copley – Second Richest Celebrity In South Africa

The second richest celebrity in South Africa is actually a man but not only that he is also the richest celebrity man in South Africa. What a man! A man with a multi-tasking brain. He has featured in many movies including the best movies in the Oscar Award ‘District 9’ which is a science fiction movie. His fame increased because of the role he played in the film- Wikus Merwe. Apart from being an actor, he is a director and also a producer of movies. He was ranked the second from his total net worth approximating US $ 15million. 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. The equivalent of the net worth in Riyadh is R206 Million.

  • 3. Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah Top 10 Richest South African Celebrities

Trevor Noah – Top 10 Richest South African Celebrities

Here is the third among the richest South African celebrities. Before I use to believe that being a comedian is just for the ‘fun’s sake’ not until I see the wonder this man is doing with comedy. He is a comedian, writer, producer, and media critic. He did not close the boundary of his work at that point but also extend it to be a television host as a result of his vast experience and comic behavior. Noah is a very patriotic citizen as it shows that before moving to the United State in 2011 as a television host, he has actually hosted television shows for his country for good eight years! As at now, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah is under his maintenance as a television host. On estimate, his net worth as at now is R192.3 Million which is equivalent to US $ 14 million.

  • 4. Sello Maake

Richest South African Celebrities

Sello Maake

In South Africa movie industry, Maake is the most highly regarded actor who has performed in television, theatre, and films on different occasions. 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). Well, he is an actor so he is expected to perform any character he is assigned with. Currently, he plays the gay character on Mzansi Magic’s The Queen and believe me, you will think he is a gay in the real life. Currently, based on estimation, his net worth is US $ 13 million, which on equivalent is about R178.5 Million.

  • 5. Jamie Bartlett

Richest South African Celebrities - Jamie Bartlett

Jamie Bartlett – Richest South African Celebrities

Here comes another South African Actor that has to make a meaning life out of the entertainment sector of the country. His fame became more pronounced after the release of Rhythm City because of his role as David Genaro, who was the wicked puppet master that gone aired in different Africa Countries. In American Movies, he also held some spaces in American Ninja together with Steve James and Micheal Dudikopff. On estimate, his net worth is R151 Million which is equivalent to US $ 11 million.

  • 6. Moshidi Motshegwa

On the 6th position, is the second richest celebrity in the whole of South Africa. Like I said earlier, most are involving in more than one job. She has been in the entertainment industry for the past fifteen years and since then she has been an actress and works actively in both television and films. Apart from local films, she has actually made use of the opportunities she encountered to make herself available at the international level and to be frank, she actually succeeded in doing that. This cannot be successful but because of her vast experience in both drama and action movies, it was a success for her. Looking at the larger picture, Africa, she is highly recognized and as such as been honored on various occasions with awards of different size and shapes. Currently, her net worth on estimation is US $ 8 million which is the equivalent of R110 Million.

  • 7. Jessica Marais

Here is the third richest celebrity woman in the whole of South Africa. In the acting sector, she has actually extended her acting from South Africa to Australia and this has given her a wide edge over her fellow women. South African got to know her so much when the television series ‘Packed to the Rafter’ was released. Her role in the series- as Racheal Rafter and as Lily Diamond- in the Packed to the Rafter and Magic City television series was the one that actually entices South Africans. She has been honored with various award including ‘Logies’ for most popular and new female talent in the 2009 Logie Awards.

  • 8. Lesley Brandt

South African by birth, Lesley is an actress and as at now, she is in Aukland, where she stays. 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. On many shows as she appeared in many of the New Zealand Television series. Also, she has appeared in Lucifer series of the Fox Television Show, where she played the role of ‘Maze’. Currently, the estimated net worth of Lesley is US $ 2 million and R27.5 Million on equivalent.

  • 9. Shashi Naidoo

Another female on the list and another multi-tasker. She is involving in many works including Fashion blogging, enterprenuring, acting, television presenting and also television hosting. She is well-known for hosting the ETV magazine show and also the MTV VJ Show nationwide. Her estimated net worth currently is US $ 7 million with an equivalent of R23.3 Million.

  • 10. Jolene Martin

Here comes another man in the woman’s skin. She is an anchor, MC and also a businesswoman. Her fame increased as a result of her hosting of the South Africa Version of international lottery show titled ‘Powerball’. At a very young age, she starts her career as a child presenter in Cape Town. From then, she has gotten the attraction of best directors and producers from different countries. 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. On estimate, the net worth of Martin is US $ 1.3 million, with an equivalent of R17.8 Million.

That’s all about Top 10 Richest South African Celebrities.


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