Sihle Zikalala Biography: Age, Wife, Contact Details, Net Worth, Salary, Cars, News, Education, Wiki, Twitter, Video
Sihle Zikalala is a South African politician, born on the 6th of August 1973 in Ndwedwe town of South Africa.
He is the 8th Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, and he is also the Provincial Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) party.
He has held so many other leadership positions in ANC, and he is currently a member of the KwaZulu-Natal legislature.
Between 2016 and 2019, he was the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism, and Environmental Affairs in the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government.
Being a remarkable and politically inclined man, he has affected much possible change and advancement in his party African National Party (ANC).
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|Full Name:||Sihle Zikalala|
|Born:||6 August 1973|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Place of Birth:||Ndwedwe, South Africa|
|Girlfriend • Wife:||Nelly Zikalala|
|Net Worth:||$1,000,000 – $10,000,000|
Sihle Zikalala was born on the 6th of August in Ndwedwe, Natal, South Africa.
He did his Secondary school education in Natal, and he continued into the university after.
He has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science and a Bachelor of Administration Honors from the University of KwaZulu-Natal University in 2017.
Sihle Zikalala has a very supportive mother who believes in his political goal and aspirations.
Sihle Zikalala joined African National Congress (ANC) in 1990, and he started as a full-time organizer for ANC in Ndwedwe from 1993 to 1994. He has held many leadership positions in ANC.
Sihle Zikalala was a member of the party’s Million Meyiwa Branch and served as ANC Zonal Chairperson from 1995 to 1996 before being elected into the ANCYL North Durban Regional Executive Committee in 1996. He later became the Regional Chairperson in 1997. He held the post of Regional Chairperson until his election as ANCYL Provincial Secretary in 2000.
He has also served as a Counselor in the Ilembe District Municipality from 196 to 2000. Sihle Zikalala, after serving as a Counselor, was elected Secretary-General of the African National Congress Youth League in 2004. He was elected Deputy Provincial Secretary of the ANC KwaZulu-Natal branch in 2008, and immediately after, he became Provincial Secretary in 2009.
Sihle Zikalala, on the 8th of November 2015, contested with his opponent called Senzo Mchunu, for the post of Provincial Chairperson, and he won with 105 votes by winning 780 votes out of 1459 total votes to himself. As a result of this victory, Sihle Zikalala was succeeded by Super Zuma as the Provincial Secretary as he becomes Provincial Chairperson.
On 26 November 2015, he was sworn in as a member of the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature and, as a result, filled the vacancy created by Super Zuma’s resignation.
In June 2016, Willie Mchunu, the newly elected Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, appointed Sihle Zikalala to the position of MEC Economic Development, Tourism, and Environmental Affairs.
He assumed office on 7 June 2016 and succeeded Michael Mabuyakhulu. Sihle Zikalala was re-elected unopposed for a second term as Provincial Chairperson of the party in July 2018.
Immediately after the May 2019 elections, Sihle Zikalala was selected as the KwaZulu-Natal Premier candidate to succeed Willie Mchunu. Accordingly, he was elected on the 22nd of May 2019, and he officially assumed the post on 27 May 2019.
Sihle Zikalala is an optimistic and agile politician who would not stop until he gets the best in any position he’s holding.
He got married to Nelly Zikalala in 2016, and they are blessed with three (3) children (two sons and one daughter).
He is a good family man, just the same way he is doing well in politics.
Sihle Zikalala is active on Twitter with over 87k followers and a total of 1527 tweets. Below is his official Twitter username;
The South African renowned politician, Sihle Zikalala has amassed an estimated net worth of $1,000,000 – $10,000,000.