Fikile Mbalula Biography: Cars, Salary, Age, House, Net Worth, Qualifications, Contact Details, Wife, Speech
Fikile Mbalula (born 8th of April 1971) is one of the longest-serving South African politicians.
He is currently serving as the South African Minister of Transport and had held the position since May 2019.
He is actively involved in the political matters of South Africa and he is a member of the African National Congress.
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|Full Name:||Fikile Mbalula|
|Born:||8 April 1971|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Wife • Spouse:||Nozuko Mbalula|
Fikile Mbalula was born in the 8th day of April in 1971 in a small town, Botshabelo in Free State, South Africa.
He was not born with a silver spoon and his parents tried and made sure they supported his dreams.
He witnessed Apartheid in South Africa and it was his motivation for pursuing a career in leadership.
Fikile Mbalula completed his primary and secondary school education in Free State, South Africa.
He is very learned and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He obtained his Master’s degree in the same subject area.
Unlike many African leaders, Fikile Mbalula received leadership training from Careers Research and Information Centre.
Fikile Mbalula started out his political career as the public secretary and Vice president before becoming the president of the Youth Congress of Botshabelo (his hometown) in 1988.
He used this platform to gain the position of the secretary of African National Congress Youth League and served from 1991. He became the provincial secretary of the African National Congress Youth League in 1994 and served for 2 years. He joined the South African Youth Congress in 1998 and was appointed as the president of the International Union of Socialist Youth.
He got his first ministerial position in May 2009. He was appointed as the deputy Minister of police and he served for a year. In November 2010, he was appointed as the Minister of sports and recreation.
The South African government has a cabinet reshuffle in 2017 and he was appointed to serve in the capacity of the Minister of Police. He is currently the Minister of Transport, a position he has held since 2019 after being appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa after the South African general elections. It is important to note that he is an active member of African National Congress.
Fikile Mbalula is married. His wife is Nozuko Mbalula a South African royal princess. He jokes about how hard it was for him to woo her. He is happily married with children. He is very private about his children.
He has been involved in several scandals the most recent being the trip he had with his family in 2017. According to the investigators, Fikile Mbalula used the South African government funds to sponsor the trip and expenses incurred.
Fikile Mbalula is very active on social media. He uses his account to make comments, mostly controversial about National events.
He has a large fanbase and can be found on Instagram @fikilembalula and Twitter @MbalulaFikile
The South African renowned politician and father, Fikile Mbalula has an estimated net worth of $5,000,000-$15,000,000.