Coming at number 1 is Vusi Thembekwayo, Vusi is an acclaimed businessman and public speaker. His networth is estimated to be $36.4 million. He has always been an over achiever, at 21 he ran a successful consulting firm.

At 25 he was the youngest director at Johannesburg Stock Exchange. He hold shares in companies operating in Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Nigeria. Thembekwayo studied for a BCom Degree at the University of Witswatersrand.

At number two is former President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane Zuma.  His networth is estimated to be over $50 million. He has been involved in several businesses over the years. Duduzane is a businessman linked to ten companies some in South Africa and others in the United Arab Emirates.

Even though some businesses are his some are said to belong to the Gupta family. Zuma graduated from the University of Pretoria. He has been in the mining business for a very long time now.


At number 3 is Sandile Shezi, he became South Africa’s self made millionaire at the age of 23. His estimated networth is about $23 million. He started from humble beginnings as he used to sell muffins at school.

He then got into forex trading and this was the turning point in his life. He invested his academic fees into his business ventures.

At number 4 is Ludwick Marishane, Ludwick is a young entrepreneur who is the founder of Headboy Industries. He has an estimated networth of $10 to $50 million.

He was voted the best entrepreneur in the world by the entrepreneurs organisation and was named by Forbes Magazine as Africa’s under 30 most promising entrepreneur in 2015.