Enoch Godongwana Bio, Wife, Age, Wikipedia, Net Worth, Qualifications, Contact Details, Place of Birth, Linkedin

Enoch Godongwana Biography: Wife, Age, Wikipedia, Net Worth, Qualifications, Contact Details, Place of Birth, Linkedin

May 5, 2023 0 Posted By Princess Tshegofatso


Enoch Godongwana (born June 9, 1957) is a respected South African politician and economist who has become famous due to numerous political posts he has held.

On August 5 of 2021, he was appointed by Cyril Ramaphosa into the position of Financial Minister.

Besides this recent post, he holds are many other notable posts he has held in the past years.

Enoch Godongwana
Enoch Godongwana: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Enoch Godongwana
Born: 9 June 1957 (age 67 years old)
Age: 64 years old
Place of Birth: Cala, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Parents: N/A
Children: N/A
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Girlfriend • Wife: Thandiwe Godongwana
Occupation: Politician • Economist
Net Worth: $1.2 million

Early Life

Enoch Godongwana was born in Cala, Eastern Cape, on the 9th of June 1957.

There is no information on how he spent his early life.

Also, his parents and siblings’ details are unavailable as Enoch Godongwana has preferred to keep them secret.

It is only known that he studied at John’s College in Mthatha.


Enoch Godongwana graduated and matriculated from St John’s College in Mthatha.

He studied at the University of London in 1998, where he obtained an MSc degree in financial economics.


In 1979 at the initial stage of his life, Enoch Godongwana worked for the Mental and Allied Workers Union (MAWU) as a Shop Porter. For six years between (1983 and 1989), he was the Local Organizer for NUMSA Springs/Brakpan/Nigel Area.

After successfully serving for 6 years as Local Organizer, he served as the National Organizer of the NUMSA and Regional Secretary of NUMSA in 1990. He also served on COSATU’s Executive and Central Committees between 1992 and 1997.

In the election held in 1994, Enoch Godongwana has pronounced the General Secretary of NUMSA. This position is what he held until 1997 alongside the Chairperson of COSATU’s Economic Development Task Force.

He served as a member of the NEDLAC Management and Executive Committee in 1997. He is also a co-founder of Border Kei Development Forum.

Starting from 1994, he served as a member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Provincial Treasury, Economic Affairs, Environment, and Tourism till 1998. He continues to serve under the same capacity from 1998 to 2004.

For one year (1997-1998), he was one of the Board Members of the National Institute for Economic Policy, occupying the position of Vice-Chairperson ANC Eastern Cape Provincial Executive Committee.

Enoch Godongwana was appointed as Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises by Ex-President Jacob Zuma. However, Godongwana resigned in 2012 to pursue personal interests. He has occupied many other notable positions in the past years till the present as an ANC party member.

Social Media

As popular as Enoch Godongwana is, he does not have any social media account on Twitter or Instagram but he uses Linkedin.

This is as well part of the reason his personal life is so secret from the public.

Personal Life

Enoch Godongwana is happily married, but it is not known if they have children. The name of his wife is Thandiwe Godongwana.

It was disclosed that Enoch and his wife own 50% of Canyon Springs.

Net Worth

As a famous politician who has held several prominent positions and also a businessman, Enoch Godongwana has been successful and fulfilled. His net worth is estimated to be valued over $1.2 million.

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