Bonang Matheba’s Net Worth In 2022

The beautiful and multi-talented Bonang Matheba is currently one of the richest female celebrities in South Africa with an impressive net worth. Bonang Matheba, a.k.a Queen B, has gathered her net worth through her successful career in the media that began two decades ago. She has been able to dominate all sectors of the media industry, proving just how talented she is.

Let’s take a look at Bonang Matheba’s net worth in 2022 and how she was able to earn her millions.

Bonang’s net worth

As of 2022, Bonang Matheba’s net worth is estimated by Forbes to be around $7 million, which is equal to about 100 million Rands. The net worth is usually calculated by subtracting one’s liabilities from their assets.

How did Bonang Matheba earn her money?

Queen B’s primary source of wealth is her successful career in the media industry. She has also earned a substantial amount of money from her businesses.

Here is how she has generated money from her exploits.

TV career

Bonang Matheba began her career in TV when she was only 15 years old in 2002 on a kids show on SABC 2 called Manhattan Fantasy Challenge. Since 2002, she has hosted numerous shows, including the MTV Africa Music Awards in 2016 and Miss South Africa 2018, among others.

Besides giving her exposure, these top jobs have also helped Bonang Matheba’s net worth grow.

Radio career

Between 2009 to 2014, Bonang hosted a weekend show on YFM called “The B* Hive,” which was a huge success. After leaving YFM, she moved to Metro FM, where she was acted as a radio deejay before earning a spot as host for “The Front Row,” where she enjoyed success until her resignation.

Film career

Besides being a TV and radio star, Matheba has also made her mark in the film industry. She appeared in a TV drama called InterSEXions, and in 2019 she produced and starred in a documentary called Public Figure. Between 2017 to 2019, Bonang was the main star in her reality TV show, Being Bonang.


As one of the most influential personalities in South Africa, Bonang is one of the most highly regarded ambassadors by big brands. Some of the international brands she has represented over the years include Revlon, Cîroc, Ipanema sandals, Peugeot, Samsung South Africa, and BIC Razors.

Her partnership with these brands has earned her millions and helped to build Bonang Matheba’s net worth.

Bonang Matheba’s businesses

Bonang is also a remarkable businesswoman and is the owner of several business ventures that have brought her millions. She owns a clothing line called Just B  which she launched in 2008 in partnership with Legit. In 2017, she started her production house called Bonang Matheba Entertainment which produced her reality show, Being Bonang.

Her most recent business venture was in the luxury beverage industry, where she started  House of BNG in 2019. We can confidently say that her sharp business mind has helped to boost Bonang Matheba’s net worth.

Bonang Matheba’s cars

With $7 million to her name, Bonang Matheba can afford some of the most luxurious toys in the world, and she does. Some of the cars that Bonang owns include:

  • Mercedes Benz Maybach
  • Mercedes CLA 45 AMG
  • Mercedes Benz G Wagon
  • BMW i8

Bonang Matheba’s house

Although Bonang currently lives in New York, USA, she also owns a house in South Africa. Her beautiful 3-bedroom house is in Waterfall Country Estate in Midrand. Some of the cool features in the house include a swimming pool, a garden, and a patio. In 2020, the house was valued at R6 million, that’s just a small portion of Bonang Matheba’s net worth.

Is Bonang Matheba the richest celebrity in South Africa?

Bonang Matheba is not the richest celebrity in South Africa, but she is among the top ten richest South African stars. She is also one of the richest female celebrities in Mzansi and the future looks bright for her.  With all the investments she has made, Bonang Matheba’s net worth is projected to continue growing in the coming year

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