Despite this, some celebrities who have been coining it before the lockdown and also thanks to endorsement deals and many years in the industry have not felt the pinch of the lockdown. Here is a list of Mzansi’s richest celebrities and how much they are worth.
The Queen has made her way as one of Mzansi’s richest celebrities.
With an estimated R7.2 million net worth, Bonang continues to build her empire.
From TV and radio presenter, Bonang’s been hard at work the past few years with a book, From A To B, releasing an emoji app, a lingerie line with Woolworths and the House of BNG, which launched a range of bubbly.
She even gave fans a glimpse of her life with her reality show, Being Bonang.
Black Coffee and his deejaying skills are one of Mzansi’s biggest exports. He boasts a career of 22 years and performs in sold-out gigs around the world. He has deejay residencies in Las Vegas and Ibiza.
With an estimated net worth of R27 million, Black Coffee spends a lot of time in his Los Angeles mansion. He has a fleet of luxury cars, which includes a Maserati, and flies around the world for work and holidays by private jet.
According to Forbes magazine, in 2018 Trevor was the fourth highest-earning comedian in the world.
When he started hosting the Comedy Central talk show, Trevor was taking in $4 million.
In 2018 he made $28 million. He also released his book Born A Crime, which became a bestseller and is already being adapted for the big screen.
Mzansi’s Richest Celebrities And Their Net Worth During Lockdown
Pearl has been very busy – since 2009 she’s appeared in seven movies and nine TV series, including the Hollywood series Quantico.
She’s also branched her career to include being a TV presenter and she’s launched a very successful haircare range.
In 2019, those headlines were for the wrong reasons when newspapers claimed he owed SARS R350 000. AKA denied the reports.
AKA’s net worth is estimated at R6.6 million. From charging R100 000 per performance to his music selling like hotcakes, AKA is living large.
He has a Bryanston mansion and he loves German cars. He owns at least two BMWs. And his favorite ride right now is the BMW i8 eDrive Coupe, which costs more than one million rands!
As Mzansi’s celebrities continue to do more than one job and get endorsements, the money will continue to roll out, and the flashy lifestyles are shared all over their social pages.