Joshua Maponga Biography: Wife, Age, Profile, Net Worth, Books, Nationality, Sermons, Qualifications, Wiki

Joshua Maponga Biography: Wife, Age, Profile, Net Worth, Books, Nationality, Sermons, Qualifications, Wiki

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Joshua Maponga (born 6 July 1969) is a prominent and controversial motivational speaker, social entrepreneur, and musician from Zimbabwe.

The well-known figure is also a philosopher and a leader. He is passionate about community development and has worked with a number of large organizations.

He has worked with Visio Design House and South African Entrepreneurial Development.

Joshua Maponga has also worked for the Global Management Center of the United Kingdom.

He is also a well-known television personality who hosts the show, Joshua on DSTV channel 331.

Joshua Maponga
Joshua Maponga: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Joshua Maponga
Church: Seventh-Day Adventist Church (SDA)
Born: 6 July 1969 (age 54 years old)
Place of Birth: Gauteng, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Parents: N/A
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Wife • Spouse: Not Publicized
Children: Two
Occupation: Pastor • Businessman
Net Worth: $500,000-$750,000

Early Life

Joshua Maponga was born on the 6th day of July in the year 1969.

He was born in the Gauteng region of South Africa.

He was raised by both parents. His life turned around when he gave his life to Christ that is when he became born again during his youth.

He was influenced greatly by Nelson Mandela after he was affected by Apartheid in South Africa.


The effective communicator, Joshua Maponga holds a degree in Philosophy. He furthered his academic quest after enrolling in the Construction Entrepreneurial Training (CET).

He also holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy (B.A theology) and a master’s degree in Theology.

He earned his degree from Andrews University, which is located in the heart of Michigan.

He also holds certifications from a number of international institutions and specializes in banking and project management.


Joshua Maponga started his career as a pastor with the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. He also has experience with several non-profit organizations.

Joshua Maponga has served as a Christian minister in both South Africa and other African nations. He has served and ministered in Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Nigeria, Kenya, and Botswana, among other places.

He has worked in the corporate, religious, and social sectors for a number of years. Many people refer to him as A Creative Powerhouse because of his unique and vibrant way of thinking.

Joshua Maponga is the C.E.O. of the Institute of Farmers of Thought, which is another job the well-known figure possesses. In this institution, he raises young leaders.


Joshua Maponga was taken to court a few years ago by several LGBT activist groups in 2018 for making accusations against LGBT persons in January of that year.

He stated that “homosexuals are inferior to animals.” The bishop was taken to the Port Elizabeth Equality Court after making the statement.

He confessed that although he might have gone too far with the statement, he saw no need to be hung on the cross and forced to amend the bible or church regulations, in his own words.

Joshua Maponga ended up in court when the South African Human Rights Commission hauled him because of what he said. He made the utterance on 13 January during a service at the Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA), KwaMagxaki.

According to the Zimbabwean Observer on July 27, 2020, the renowned pastor has been suspended by the Seven Days Adventist Church (SDA). Joshua Maponga has been a proponent of Christian faith decolonization.

He claims that it portrays a white Jesus and white society and that the Christian messiah was not a caricature colonial Christian figure.

The Church expressed concerns about the content of the PastorJoshua Maponga gospel and the manner in which it was communicated in a letter signed by Michael Rugube Ngwaru.

Since then, Joshua Maponga has been barred from attending, speaking, preaching, or officiating at any Church function in South Africa which made him leave SDA.

Personal Life

Joshua Maponga is a parent and a husband. He is married and the father of two (2) daughters.

He wrote a book titled, Shopping Skills and the birth and development of his children inspired him to write the book.

Social Media

Joshua Maponga is active on Instagram. He has a large fan base and shares Christian quotes on a regular basis.

His handle is @JoshuaMaponga.

Net Worth

The renowned controversial Zimbabwean speaker and musician, Joshua Maponga has scored an estimated net worth of $500,000-$750,000.

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