Sandile Zungu (born February 10, 1967) is a South African businessman. He is one of the successful entrepreneurs and thrives on chasing new investments.
Business tycoon Zungu is the owner of the Amazulu Football Club. He is among the top South African football club owners. He established a foundation in honor of his wife, who died after a long battle with cancer.
|Full Name:||Sandile Zungu|
|Born:||February 10, 1967 (age 56 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Umlazi, Durban|
|Alma mater:||University of Cape Town|
|Spouse:||Zodwa Zungu (?-2016)|
Nozipho Magubane (2022-)
|Children:||Mfundo, Lwazi, Vuyo (sons)|
|Company:||Zungu Investments Company (Zico)|
|Net Worth:||$13 million (about R226 million)|
Sandile Zungu was born on February 10, 1967, in the township of Umlazi in Durban.
Multi-millionaire businessman Zungu attended Hilton College. He completed his post-matric in 1984. He studied for a BSc in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cape Town.
Sandile obtained an MBA in Business Administration at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business in 1995. He finished a Program for Global Leadership certificate at the Harvard Business School in Boston, USA, in 2000.
Sandile established the Zungu Investments Company (Zico) in 2002, a diversified industrial holdings organization.
The company’s interests include education, manufacturing, property, sport, forensics, gaming, and resources. Sandile is the executive chairman of the company.
The businessman believes in inspiring transformation, and it’s achievable through business empowerment. In 2020, he acquired the football club AmaZulu F.C.
Zungu became the new Chancellor at Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) in September 2022. He is also the Chairman of EOH Holdings.
Sandile is the non-executive Director of Grindrod Limited and Novus Holdings. He is a member of the BRICS Business Council and the President of the Black Business Council.
Aside from business, Zungu is a Member of the Presidential Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council. He is the Chairperson of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) Board of Advisors.
Sandile Zungu married the businesswoman Zodwa Zungu. Sadly, their union ended after her passing away following a long battle with cancer. They had three children, Mfundo, Lwazi, and Vuyo.
In June 2022, he married Nozipho Magubane in a lavish wedding ceremony in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.
Many top celebrities, businesspeople, and politicians attended the wedding. Among the notable personalities is the billionaire CAF boss Patrice Motsepe.
The businessman dated the Real Housewife of Durban cast Slindile Wendy Ndlovu. Their relationship lasted for six years, and he married another woman four months after. Zungu works hard and is a passionate person.
His daughter Sinenjabulo Zungu is the Chief Executive Officer of AmaZulu. He has a house at number 8 Kingfisher Crescent Albert Town.
Sandile Zungu is among the top SA football club owners. In a report by The South African, he has an estimated net worth of $13 million (about R226 million).
Apart from being an entrepreneur and businessperson, Zungu is a philanthropist. He gives back a substantial amount of his earnings to society. He has sponsored the education and healthcare of many.