Somizi’s Net Worth & Source of Income

We bring you the net worth of Somizi. What we are going to focus on in this post includes his source of income, salary, endorsement deals, businesses and investments, assets and many more.

Stay with me as I bring you a complete detail about Somizi’s net worth, both in dollars and rands.


About Somizi

Born 23rd December, 1972, Somizi Buyani Mhlongo professionally and popularly known as Somizi is a South African actor, author, choreographer and media personality.

He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa to the late South African veteran actress, Mary Twala, and the late actor and comedian, Ndaba Mhlongo.

He gained prominence and massive exposure after his appearance on the musical and political film titled Sarafina.


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Due to the work of his parents, Somizi gained inspiration to explore more in the entertainment industry. His acting career began at a tender age (13).

At that age he appeared on a film titled Scavengers in 1987. Fast forward, he got the opportunity to join the Sarafina film. That was where he gained national appeal.

He’s featured in several films since then and has bagged several awards for his outstanding performance in the entertainment industry.


His debut choreography appearance surfaced on the Sarafina film. He has choreographed several local and international events including the 2010 FIFA hosting in South Africa, Miss South Africa, South African Music Awards and many more.


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Somizi Net Worth in 2020

Somizi’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million as of 2020.

Net worth in Rands

Somizi is worth R87 million (Rands).


Somizi businesses & Source of Income

As a multi-talented person, Somizi makes money from several sources from the entertainment industry. Below is a detailed description of his sources of income and breakdown of his net worth.


Somizi’s major stream of income is through the events he’s choreographed. He’s done this at several local and international platforms.

Endorsement and ambassadorial deal

Somizi banks a descent amount of cash from his business deals with top brands in and outside South Africa. In 2017, he was appointed as the official brand ambassador for DSTV.

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Same year, he endorsed with the Department of Water and Sanitation. He also bagged an endorsement deal with McDonald’s South Africa.


Another way he makes income is through his writing skills, thus the sales of his books. In June 2017, Somizi released an autobiographical book named Dominoes, Unbreakable Spirit.

The books give an in-depth description of who he is: sexuality, lifestyle, parents, growing up, entertainment business and friendship.


Somizi’s Assets

He owns a couple of assets spread around South Africa.


Spouse, relationship & lifestyle

somizi & husband
somizi & husband

Previously, he chose to keep his relationship private following failure in his previous relationships. Somizi is presently married to South African Model and Entrepreneur Mohale Tebogo Motaung.

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