In this article we are going to give you a complete information about DJ SBU’s net worth. DJ Sbu is a record producer, one of South Africa’s most influential DJs and media personality inspiring the everyday youth who look up to him.
He’s a world-renowned producer and DJ who has gained international appeal and recognition to date. He has over the years contributed massively to the entertainment industry in South Africa by investing heavily in artists, technology, startups and many others.
Stay with me as I bring to you how DJ Sbu makes his income.
DJ Sbu Career
He is a DJ, record producer, entrepreneur, author, television and radio host and international speaker.
His career has been an exciting and promising one. DJ Sbu has gained both local and international appeal as a DJ.
His music career as a producer has seen him co-executive produce over 30 gold & multiplatinum selling albums. He has released 7 successful house albums of his own.
DJ Sbu Net Worth in 2020
His estimated net worth is $2 million as of 2020. His businesses, music business/career, investments amongst others have contributed to his fortune.
DJ Sbu Businesses, Assets & Sources of Income
MoFaya Beverage Company
He co-founded MoFaya, a beverage company is South Africa that produces carbonated energy drinks. It is one of the fastest beverage companies in South Africa and mostly known for its flagship product, MoFaya Energy Drink.
This is one of the several sources the DJ is making millions from.
In 2001, he co-founded a music record label named TS Records. It is an event production, artist management and bookings company in South Africa with the aim of nurturing young musicians who are doing exceptionally well in SA.
Although earlier this year it was confirmed that the record label that was responsible for many Kwaito and Afro Pop hits in the early to mid 2000’s, TS Records, would be shutting down.
This record label has contributed to the net worth of DJ Sbu.
Dj Sbusiso Leope is the executive chairman and co-founder of Leadership 2020, a leadership training company that trains the youth in leadership and entrepreneurship through conferences, events, workshops, networking events and mentorship.
Under leadership 2020, DJ Sbu has published two best selling books titled “The Beginning” and” Billionaires Under Construction”. He made good sales and income from the publication of these books and have eventually added to his fortune.
Host (TV & radio)
He hosts several top-notch radio and television programs in South Africa. The salaries he takes from these shows have also contributed a fair share to his net worth.
Popular among the shows he hosts is the entrepreneurship show on CNBC Africa called Kicking Doors with Sbu Leope.
Although mostly known as a DJ and active entrepreneur, DJ Sbu is a good and recognized speaker with international appeal. He’s gotten invitations to speak at the Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) & University of Westminster in London.
He is a fulfilled motivational speaker who has spoken on multiple international platforms. He makes money from public speaking as well.
DJ Sbu’s Lifestyle
Aside focus on his personal life and career he awards scholarships and contributes to nation building through SLEF, ‘The Sbusiso Leope Education Foundation’. The foundation has given away over 500 bursaries/scholarships to pupils throughout South Africa.
He also personally mentors and supports young students who show an appetite for education.
Recognitions and accolades
Due to his outstanding contributions to the South African business and entertainment ecosystem, he’s gained both local and international accolades from entities such as Forbes, Sunday Times, amongst others. See the full list of his accolades below.
- Forbes Africa recognized Sbusiso as 1 of 13 young Africans to watch.
- Sunday Times named him one of the ‘Coolest Brands’ in SA
- Mail & Guardian named Sbu one of 200 brilliant Young South Africans
- Record of the year (2007) – South African Music Awards
- Record of the year (2004) – South African Music Awards
- Best Remix of the Year (2015) – South African Music Awards
- Artist of the Year (2004) – South African Music Awards
Family and Children
The famous DJ has a daughter, Waratwa Leope, with his former partner Disebo Makatsa.