There is a pre conceived idea that celebrities are associated with riches and wealth. we are going to discuss 10 female celebrities specifically richest Mzansi actresses.
Its quite obvious they didn’t accumulate their wealth from acting alone but from other business ventures. So we will start with the least richest to the most richest female actor and celebrity.
• Shashi Naidoo
• Pearl Thusi
• Boity Thulo
• Minnie Dlamini
• Bonang Matheba
• Moshidi Motshegwa
• Kelly Khumalo
• Khanyi Mbau
• Connie Ferguson
• Charlize Theron
1. Shashi Naidoo
Shashi is a South African actress, MC, multi award winning model and fashion blogger. She rose to prominence as a co-host on the E.TV magazine show ’20 Something.’ She is also well-known for co-hosting a number of shows, including the national MTV VJ Search.
She has accumulated most of her Networth from her career and other businesses. She also owns a modeling agency ‘Alushi Management’ launched in 2008 with 5 models. According to Media Sources, she has an estimated net worth of $1.7 million which is equivalent to R25 million rands.
2. Pearl Thusi
Pearl is currently one of Mzansi’s best actresses. She has appeared in a number of films and television shows over the years, including the hit show Quantico.
As of 2022, Pearl Thusi’s net worth is estimated at $2 million, and she is among the richest celebrities in South Africa.
She accumulated her Networth from being a model, a brand ambassador for several multinational brands like M.A.C. Cosmetics, and a businesswoman with a line of hair care products
3. Boity Thulo
Boitumelo Thulo (Boity) is a South African television personality, rapper, actress, businesswoman, and model. Thulo was named one of Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 in 2019 for her contributions to the music and entertainment industries.
Boity Thulo’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. She is one of the richest female rappers in South Africa. Her major income is generated from her music career and from alcohol business.
4. Minnie Dlamini richest Mzansi actresses
Minenhle Dlamini, known as Minnie Dlamini, is a South African on-air personality, actress and model. In 2010, Dlamini debuted as a film actress in Generations, a SABC 1 TV soap in which she made a guest appearance as Miranda. She also appeared on The Wild and Rock Ville. And in 2011 she announced as the new face of South African departmental store LEGit, with her own fashion range, the Minnie-Series.
Her net worth is estimated to be in the $5 million range. She is one of South Africa’s most powerful people. Minnie Dlamini has over 4.2 million Instagram followers. She owns some of the most expensive cars in South Africa, lives a cool lifestyle, and makes a lot of money. Her primary source of income comes from her work as an on-air personality, actress, endorsement deals, and model. 
5. Bonang Matheba
With an impressive net worth, the beautiful and multi-talented Bonang Matheba is currently one of South Africa’s richest female celebrities and actresses.
Bonang Matheba, a.k.a. Queen B, has amassed her fortune through a successful media career that began two decades ago. She has been able to dominate all sectors of the media industry, demonstrating her talent.
According to Zalebs in 2022, Bonang Matheba’s net worth is estimated by Forbes to be around $7 million, which is equivalent to about 100 million Rands. 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. 
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6. Moshidi Motshegwa
The writer and performer Moshidi Motshegwa is most recognized for her work on the films Noem My Skollie: Call Me Thief (2016), Zero Tolerance (2004), and Drum (2004). She is, however, opposed to fame. Moshidi has been performing since she was in school.
As one of the highest paid actresses, her current estimated net worth is $8 million. She made her fortune from her enviable career as an actress. More so, she has had numerous endorsement deals in the past.
There have been rumors that as regards her salary, the actress makes R120 000 per month on Generations: The Legacy. For her role on the TV series River, Moshidi is said to have earned anything from R27,000 to R34,000 as her monthly pay. 
7. Kelly Khumalo Richest Mzansi actresses
Kelly Khumalo an actress and social media influencer is one of the richest female celebrities. Her career began in 2003 after being discovered by founders of Bonsai entertainment during her performance at a Gospel Star Search competition. Kelly’s first professional performance involved a crowd of 30 000 people who were attending a Kaizer Chiefs soccer match.
Since then Kelly has released lot of songs as a singer and in 2021 she ventured in television career as a reality TV star. In September 2021, she appeared on House of Zwide, a television soapie airs on etv.
From singing, acting and businesses, Kelly has managed to accumulate a networth estimated at $5 million to $10 million. 
8. Khanyi Mbau
On number six we have Khanyisile Mbau who is a South African actress and media personality. She appeared on several television shows and dramas including Muvhango. The actress has accumulated her networth from her career and business ventures.
According to Celebrity Networth website, Khanyi Mbau is estimated to have a Networth of $10 million.
9. Connie Ferguson richest Mzansi actresses
Connie Ferguson is a South African based Botswana actress, filmmaker, producer and businesswoman. She is best known for her role as “Karabo Moroka” on South Africa’s most popular soap opera, Generations. Ferguson was on the cover of Forbes Woman Africa magazine in 2018.
According to Savanna news, Connie is a widow of the late millionaire Shona Ferguson, and she inherited a fortune after his death. She has a net worth of R250 million about $16 million US dollar, which she mainly generated from her career. She is among the most paid actresses in Mzansi.
Besides acting being her primary source of income, she is also the co-owner of Ferguson Films. She founded the production company together with her late husband, Shona Ferguson. The actress also has her hands in the beauty and fragrance Lines business. Connie owns a beauty and fragrance line called True Self and has been hefting millions from it.
10. Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron is a well-known fashion icon, actress, and film producer. She has appeared in several award-winning films in Hollywood, including The Devil’s Advocate (1997), Prometheus (2012), and The Cider House Rules (1999).
She has also done a couple of film productions with her company Denver and Delilah Productions, which has done a number of films, some of which she has starred in, such as Dark Places (2015) and the Burning Plains (2008). She has a net worth of $170 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. She can earn between $30 and $40 million per year.