Mayihlome Tshwete Biography: Age, Education, Father, Wife, Net Worth

Mayihlome Tshwete (born December 10, 1982) is a popular South African media personality and entrepreneur. He came to prominence after he served as the spokesperson for the Department of Home Affairs.

Birth Date: December 10, 1982
Birth Place: Eastern Cape, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actress
Wife: Zizo Tshwete (m. Dec. 11,2015)
Net Worth: $500,000-$1,000,000

Table of Contents

1 Early Life2 Career3 Personal Life4 Net Worth5 Social Media

Early Life

Mayihalome was born December 10, 1982 to parents, Steve Tshwete and Pamela MaMzangwa. His father was a politician who was also a member of the African National Congress while his mother also a Politician and Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation. His father passed away on April 26, 2002.

Mayihalome also has two siblings named Lindela and Yonda.

He had his primary and secondary education in Eastern Cape, South Africa. He also obtained a degree in Business Administration from a South African University.


Mayihlome serves as the spokesperson for the Department of Home Affairs. He has also worked as the Head of Communications for the same Department and resigned in 2018.

As a politician, he is a member of African National Congress (ANC) party and already boast of numerous political positions even since he started his political career in 2010.

Personal Life

Mayihlome got married to his wife, Zizo Tshwete, on December 11, 2015, in Gonubie Manor. The couple met in Durban during the 40th birthday celebration of Malusi Gigaba.

Their union is blessed with a son named Vukile Tshwete, born in 2016.

Net Worth

Mayihlome Tshwete has an estimated net worth of $500,000- $1,000,000.

Social Media

Instagram: @mayitshwete