Khusela Diko Biography, Age, Net Worth, Cause Of Husband Death, Qualifications, Salary, Wiki

Khusela Diko Biography: Age, Net Worth, Cause Of Husband Death, Qualifications, Salary, Wiki

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Khusela Diko (born 1979) is a South African politician and businesswoman.

She is popular for serving as the Head of Communications and spokesperson.

She was married to Amabhaca King Thandisizwe Diko II who died recently in a hospital in London.

Khusela Diko
Khusela Diko: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Khusela Diko
Born: 1979 (age 54 years old)
Age: 42 years old
Birth Place: Mthatha
Nationality: South African
Spouse • Husband: Bhatia King Madzikane II Thandisizwe Diko
Occupation: Politician • Businesswoman
Salary: $3000 (Monthly)
Net Worth: $5,000,000-$10,000,000

Early Life

Khusela Diko was born in 1979 in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape to George Bizos and Masivuye Sangoni.

The exact date of her birth is yet to be revealed. Her father was a prominent lawyer and was involved in the execution of Nelson Mandela‘s will.

He was the younger brother of former Judge President of South Africa, Themba Sangoni. Her mother, Masivuye Sangoni was the teacher. She has two siblings and was raised in a Christian household.


Khusela Diko completed her primary and secondary school education in Eastern Cape, South Africa.

She attended the University of South Africa (UNISA) after graduation from high school and finished with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce. She is currently working on obtaining a degree in law (LLB)


Khusela Diko started with African National Congress. She became the communication manager got the African National Congress.

She was influenced by her grandmother and mother. She was appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to serve as the head of Communications and She is the spokesperson to the President of the Republic of South Africa.

She was placed on automatic leave in 2021 as a result of an investigation in her role in the scandal involving the COVID-19 personal protective equipment.

Social Media

Khusela Diko is active on social media lending her voice to national issues.

She can be found on Instagram and Twitter on the handle @KhuselaS. She has a large followership

Personal Life

Khusela Diko is married to Bhatia King Madzikane II Thandisizwe Diko, the king of the Amabhaca tribe.

The couple cemented their union in a royal wedding. Their wedding lasted for two days, began on 14 December in her home at Qokolweni village. The wedding was graced by hundreds of guests dressed in traditional regalia from all parts of South Africa.

The wedding was regarded as the best traditional wedding that took place that year by many South African newspapers and websites. On the second day 15th of December, the second part of the wedding was held at the king’s home at Kwabhaca.

Many household names in the country attended the wedding including the Minister of Public Works, Deputy Minister of the Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, the members of the African National Congress (ANC) party were also in attendance for a memorable occasion.

Khusela Diko did not make good use of the trust the public had for her and was implicated in the scandal involving the Personal Protective Equipment PPE for COVID-19. She was placed on special leave by the presidency as a disciplinary action.

She lost her husband, King Madzikane II Thandisizwe Diko to the cold hands of death recently.

Net Worth

The South African woman politician, Khusela Diko has a net worth of $5,000,000 to $10,000,000.

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