Here is a top 10 list of richest South African celebrities and their net worth.
10. NATALIE BECKER – Net worth – R15.3 million.
Natalie Bridgette Becker is a South African actress born in George, Western Cape province and raised in Cape Town. She is Considered one of her country’s top actresses. Natalie started her career as an announcer on Good Hope FM, a regional radio station affiliated with the South African Broadcasting Corporation.
Later, she moved into television and was a presenter on the long-running glamour show Top Billing.
She starts her acting career from the movie “The Deal” and she also appeared in the movies that included the “Rise of Warrior”, “The Scorpion King” and in the “Disgrace”.
As an actress, Natalie appeared alongside Meg Ryan and William H. Macy in The Deal, John Malkovich in the film adaptation of J.M. Coetzee’s novel Disgrace and also starred in Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015).
She also received the SAFTA award in 2009. Natalie Becker estimated net worth is US $ 1.1 million and she is ranked at No. 10 in the list of top 10 richest celebrities of South Africa.
9. JOLENE MARTIN – Net worth R18.1 million.
Jolene Martin is a South African television personality, anchor, MC, and businesswomen. She is best known for her former host show of South African version of international lottery show “Powerball”.
She started her career at the age of 17 as a child presenter in Cape Town and got the attraction of the country’s best directors and producers. She hosted the high commission of South African celebrity event in the Singapore, the UN New Year celebrations in Ethiopia and many other events.
8. SHASHI NAIDOO – Net worth – R23.6 million.
Shashi Naidoo is a South African model, actress, television presenter, MC, entrepreneur and also a fashion blogger. She is well known for hosting the ETV magazine show and also hosted the nationwide MTV VJ Show. Africa.
7. LESLEY BRANDT – Net worth – R27.7 million.
Lesley-Ann Brandt is a South African born actress and currently is based in Auckland, New Zealand, and Los Angeles, United States. She has appeared in many New Zealand television series.
She first received international recognition in the “Spartacus” series as the role of slave girl “Naevia”. She also appeared on the Fox television Lucifer series show and played the role of “Maze”.
Since January of 2016, she plays the role of Maze (Mazikeen) on the FOX television series Lucifer.
6. JESSICA MARAIS – Net worth – R83.1 million.
Jessica Dominique Marais is a South African-Australian actress.
She is best known for the television series “Packed to the Rafter”, for her role of Rachel Rafter and as the Lily Diamond on the “Magic City” television series.
She has received the award of “Logie” for most popular and new female talent in the 2009 Logie Award.
She was born on 29 January 1985.
5. MOSHIDI MOTSHEGWA – Net worth – R111 million.
Moshidi Motshegwa is a South African actress and works on both television and films. She has been in entertainment industry for the last 15 years.
She appeared in many local and international films and series. Her impressive range of performance indicated her strength in both drama and action movies. She is a well recognized actress in Africa and has received many numerous awards that showcase her talent.
4. JAMIE BARTLETT – Net worth – R153 million.
Jamie Bartlett is a famous South African actor . He is well known for his role of David Genaro in the Rhythm City as the wicket puppet master which got aired in several African countries.
He also starred in American movies that included the American Ninja sequel film along with Steve James and Michael Dudikoff.
3. SELLO MAAKE – Net worth – R181 million.
Sello Maake Ka-Ncube, born Sello Maake in 1960 (He subsequently changed to Maake Ka-Ncube in honour of his stepfather who raised him) is one of South Africa’s most esteemed actors and voice actors, having performed in theatre, film and television both in his native land, as well as in the USA, Britain, Canada, and Europe.
He narrated a 2008 natural history documentary Africa’s Outsiders about unusually pigmented (albino) wild animals, which was aired by Animal Planet.
Ka-Ncube is known in his native country for the leading role in the long running ETV soap opera Scandal! (South Africa soap) as Lucas “Daniel” Nyathi.
2. SHARLTO COPLEY – Net worth – R209 million.
Sharlto Copley (born 27 November 1973) is a South African actor, producer and director. He has produced and co-directed short films that have appeared at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as commercials and music videos.
He is perhaps best known for playing the roles of Wikus van der Merwe in the Oscar-nominated science fiction film District 9, Howling Mad Murdock in the 2010 adaptation of The A-Team, Agent C.M. Kruger in the science fiction film Elysium, James Corrigan in the science fiction horror film Europa Report and King Stefan in the dark fantasy adventure film Maleficent.
He also played the title character in the science fiction film Chappie and starred in two seasons as Christian Walker of the TV series Powers. Sharlto is married to fellow South African actress and fashion model Tanit Phoenix.
1. CHARLIZE THERON – Net worth – R1.6 billion.
Charlize Theron (born 7 August 1975) is a South African and American actress and film producer. She has starred in several Hollywood films, such as The Devil’s Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999), The Italian Job (2003), Hancock (2008), A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).
Theron received critical acclaim for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003), for which she won the Academy Award, Silver Bear, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress among several other accolades, becoming the first South African to win an Academy Award in a major acting category. She received further Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for her performance in the sexual harassment-themed drama North Country in 2005 and a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in Jason Reitman’s 2011 film Young Adult.
Theron became a U.S. citizen in 2007, while retaining her South African citizenship. In the late 2000s, she moved into the field of producing, both in television and film. In 2006, she produced the documentary East of Havana. She had producing credits on the films The Burning Plain (2008) and Dark Places (2015), both of which she starred in. In 2012, she played Queen Ravenna in Snow White and the Huntsman and Meredith Vickers in Prometheus, both of which were box office successes. She reprised her role of Queen Ravenna in the 2016 follow-up film The Huntsman: Winter’s War. In 2016, Time Magazine named her in the annual Time 100 most influential people list.