Today we will be going to discuss one of the big entrepreneurs of all time and the biggest entrepreneurs of South Africa. We are talking about Richard Maponya, who was born on 24th December 1920. Unfortunately, he is no more with us, because he was passed away on 6th January 2020. He died at the age of 99 years. He was famous for one thing that is “Maponya Mall”. You would like to know that he has started his career at the age of 24 years as a teacher. Later, he worked in a clothing shop. Luckily, he married Nelson Mandela’s cousin. Read Richard Maponya net worth, wiki, bio, age and family.
Richard Maponya Wiki
The very first business he started was at the age of 30. Richard Maponya begins selling dairy products and named his dairy ‘Dude Hygienic Dairy’. In this business, he kept unemployed young Africans. The employees have to deliver all dairy products to the house of a buyer with the help of bicycles. But who knew that a person who started his business as a dairy product vendor is going to buy a franchise of BMW in the future. He is one of the best businessmen of Africa, he is the owner of the biggest and world popular Maponya Mall. The Mall was inaugurated by Nelson Mandela itself. But unfortunately, in this new year, he passed away. As per the news, he passed in the early morning of 6th January 2020.
Richard Maponya Age
Birth Name: Richard John Pelwana Maponya.
Born: 24th December 1920
Age: 99 years
Country: South Africa
Married/Wife: Marina Nompinti
Net Worth: 800 thousand
Richard Maponya Height, Weight, Looks
If we talk about his figure then he is not less than a bodybuilder. He has an awesome height of 6 feet and 1 inch. He is 85kg in terms of weight. If we look at his latest pics, we will not able to locate his hair as there is no hair left on his head. One more thing you will find after looking at his pictures that he always wears a coat & pants.
Richard Maponya Wife
One the well-known ruler of the black retail market of South Africa, Richard Maponya was born in 1920. As per the information, we come to know that he has done his schooling from a local school in South Africa. Richard Maponya marries Marina Nompinti and after marriage, they start living in Johannesburg. Later they blessed with a baby girl and they named her Chichi. In one of his interviews, he told, that he loves his daughter very much and he trained her for the future. He further tells that he send his daughter in some of his meetings which help in enhancing her skills.
Richard Maponya Net Worth
The Richard Maponya net worth is estimated as $25 million from the business and investment. He held the title of being richest man in the South Africa.
But there is no information that how many siblings he has. Further, we aren’t able to know his parent’s names. He keeps his personal life private, that’s why we face difficulties in accumulating this information. But we would like to tell you all that as soon as we receive his personal life information, we will update this article.