In Pictures Houses and Cars: Somizi Mhlongo’s Net Worth Stuns Mzansi

In Pictures Houses and Cars: Somizi Mhlongo’s Net Worth Stuns Mzansi

In recent years South Africa’s entertainment industry has been making strides in becoming one of the world’s best. No doubt in the mix of things, the industry has fast become one of the world’s finest thanks to celebrated South African entertainers who have been wowing the world with unmatched flair.

In the backdrop of the big wins, several celebrities back home have fast become household names in their speciality areas. It’s a sin to talk about the entertainment industry in South Africa without implicating Bonang and Somizi Mhlongo into the equation.

The two have been winning big since their thrust into the limelight. However, Mzansi has wondered who is richer between the two celebrated media personalities in the mix of things. Let’s dive into their business empires and net worth as of 2022.

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He has been dupped as the god of media personalities in South Africa. Best known for his Idols SA judge gig, Somizi is a controversial media personality we all love to hate. In the wake of his newfound fame, he has managed to hogg all sorts of headlines for the wrong reasons, from a nasty divorce to a controversial engagement with Lasizwe Dambuza’s ex.

As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of 160 million, two times richer than last year. He has business interests in the media and secures the bag through his endorsement deals and on-air gigs.

He also stars as a reality star and has several shows aired on DStv, including Living The Dream With Somizi and Downtime With Somizi. Rumour mill has it that the shows earn him more than R2.8 million per season. He also has business interests in clothing and has ambassadorial gigs with Bathu.


Somizi has a total of five houses across four provinces in South Africa in the following areas:

  • Golf Estate, Dainfern in Gauteng
  •  Fourways, Gauteng
  • Soweto, Gauteng
  •  Parys, Free State
  • Zimbali Coastal Resort & Estate – KwaZulu-Natal


  • Limited edition of Mercedes Benz G Wagon
  • BMW i8
  • Lamborghini Urus valued at R4 million
  • Lumma Range Rover Sport R3 million

  • BMW Z4
  • Rolls Royce
  • Mercedes Benz

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