Cyril Ramaphosa is South Africa current president, business mogul, father and he has been known to be one of the best presidents in Africa. We will share his biography, net worth 2021, family, wife, education, children and more.
Cyril Ramaphosa Biography and Profile
Born Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, is a South African politician and also the current president of the African country. Also, he is not just a politician, but also a business mogul, activist and a trade union leader. Ramaphosa was given birth to in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa Age
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa was born on 17/11/1952, so the South Africa’s president is currently 68 years old. He was was given birth to in a village named Soweto located in Johannesburg, South Africa,
and he is the second of the the 3 children his parents have. His father is the late Samuel Ramaphosa and he was a policeman.
Cyril Ramaphosa completed his primary education from Tshilidzi Primary School. He went on with his high school at Sekano Ntoane High School located in Soweto (northern Transvaal).
Cyril later on got an admission to study Law at Bantustan University popularly known as the University of the North (Turfloop) in 1971. Ramaphosa later finished up with his degree in 1981 through the University of South Africa after a time of being detained for political reasons.
It was during his university days that Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa began to engage heavily in political matters which made in land in jail a few times as there was clash between student groups popularly known as the black African students vs the South African state.
As an activist, he spent some time in prisons like Pretoria Central Prison and John Vorster Square detention center.
In the early 1990’s Nelson Mandela was released from prison and subsequently appeared to the
public and made some public speeches in the steps of City Hall in Cape Town. Cyril Ramaphosa ushered him.
In July 5 1991, Mandela choose Ramaphosa Cyril as the secretary general for African National
Congress (ANC). This was said to be the only position which was second to the position of President
Cyril also played some important role in negotiations with the previous South African government to end apartheid. He advocated for peace and was also involved in setting a good environment for the nation’s first democratic elections, which took place in April 1994.
On 8 May 2019, the African National Congress led by President Ramaphosa won 57.50% of the vote in the 2019 South African general election. Ramaphosa was subsequently elected unopposed to his first full term as president by the National Assembly on 22 May 2019.
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa Net Worth 2021
He is indeed a multi millionaire, not just as a politician but as a reputable business mogul,
and his estimated net worth is over $710m around in 2021. And he is one of the few black people in South Africa that fall under the category of “billionaires”.
The president has to his arm at least 31 properties located in the country and claimed ownership or a
chairman in some popular companies operating in South African like; McDonalds (South Africa), MTN South Africa and also served as the chairman of Lonmin’s board of directors.
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa Wife and Family
The South African president first got married to late Nomazizi Mtshotshisa, together had a child called Mashudu. He later on got married to Dr. Tshepo Motsepe who was born on 17/06/1953 and she is of Tswana descent.
The two are blessed with five children total, two boys and three girls, their names are, Andile, Tumelo, Keneilwe (Kiki). This is the latest updated Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa biography.