Meet Paul Mashatile New Wife, Hlumile Mjongile: Career & Net Worth

Paul Mashatile

Hlumile Mjongile is Paul Mashatile’s new wife. Paul, whose last wife died in 2020, was seeing Mjongile and just married her, according to reports. Paul Shipokosa Mashatile is a South African politician who became the country’s ninth president beginning in March 2023. Before this, in December 2022, he was chosen as Deputy President of the African National Congress (ANC).

Mashatile is an African National Congress (ANC) member who has been engaged in the party since his childhood. The South African politician is well-known for his dedication to social justice and equality. He has been an outspoken supporter of the rights of the poor and disadvantaged, working to improve access to housing, education, and healthcare in Gauteng.

Who Is Hlumile Mjongile, Paul Mashatile’s New Wife?

Humile Mjongile, said to be Paul Mashatile’s new wife, is the widow of a former African National Congress (ANC) Western Cape secretary. According to insiders, Paul has supposedly given lobola to Mjongile, demonstrating that the politician has customarily commenced his new marriage. Lobola is a traditional practice in many African cultures of paying a bride price or dowry by a man’s family to the family of the lady he desires to marry.

Paul Mashatile


Paul previously married Manzi Ellen Mashatile, who passed away in July 2020. In November of that year, Mashatile launched the Manzi Mashatile Foundation in memory of his late wife. The charity supports educational initiatives.

Paul Mashatile Family and Net Worth

Paul Mashatile was born on October 21, 1961, in Gerhardsville, Tshwane, which is now part of Gauteng province. While his actual net worth is unknown, it is thought to be between one and three million dollars. Paul is of Black African descent. By joining the ANC Youth League at an early age, the South African citizen got interested in politics.

He is a well-known South African politician who has made important contributions to the ANC and the Gauteng province’s growth. His mother, Marriam Nomvula Mashatile, was a domestic servant who was born between 1937 and 1938, while his father was a lay priest. Mashatile became active in anti-apartheid activities as a student in Alexandra, Gauteng, with Obed Bapala and other activists. He formerly served as Gauteng’s MEC for Arts, Culture, Science, and Technology and as a member of the Gauteng Provincial Assembly.

More about Paul Mashatile’s Political Career

Paul Mashatile was a member of the Congress of South African Students and was instrumental in the establishment of the Alexandra Youth Congress. Paul was elected as the first president of the newly founded youth group in 1983. He represented the Alexandra Youth Congress at the founding of the United Democratic Front (UDF) in Cape Town in the same year.

Paul Mashatile

Two years later, he succeeded Valli Moosa as UDF regional secretary for Southern Transvaal. This implies that Mashatile was engaged in anti-apartheid activities and was well-regarded within the UDF to be granted such a significant position. From 1994 until 2004, the South African politician was a member of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. From 2004 until 2009, he served as the MEC (Member of Executive Council) for Arts, Culture, Science, and Technology in Gauteng.

Mashatile was elected Treasurer-General of the ANC in 2009, a post he maintained until 2017. He oversaw the party’s finances as Treasurer-General and was instrumental in fundraising efforts. Mashatile was appointed as Gauteng’s MEC for Human Settlements, Cooperative Governance, and Traditional Affairs in 2017. In 2018, he was chosen as the ANC’s Gauteng Provincial Chairperson.