Zodwa Wabantu made R1m in three weeks

The Durban based socialite and social media sensation Zodwa Wabantu claims she is a millionaire. According to sources close to her, Zodwa has been boasting that she made over a million in a period of three weeks.


Zodwa posted on her Facebook page which has over 100 000 followers that she clinched a deal with an energy drink brand. “#AngelFactorEnergy Drink Deal on the Bag I can’t thank God enough and Thanks to that first person who decided to take a video while I was dancing living my simple life not aware that I can get paid from it ENERGY BEYOND LIMITS LIKE,” she wrote.

Sources close to the socialite claim she was paid R340 000 for being the face of the brand. They also claim that TV adverts are in the pipeline for the little known energy drink.

Zodwa also claimed she clinched a second deal with a Vodka brand. Sources close to her say she was paid just over R100 000 to promote the Vodka.

“Yes, Zodwa was paid R110 000 to promote the Vodka. She doesn’t drink Savanna that much anymore. She is the Vodka girl. She is in a process to get another deal. She is likely to make an announcement in the next few days,” said Zodwa’s friend who didn’t want to be named.

Earlier this week daily newspapers reported that Zodwa charges R25 000 for appearance. Afrotainment boss Tira confirmed the reports. He told told TimesLIVE that Afrotainment now handled some of Zodwa’s bookings and that they charged a minimum of R25k for the entertainer.

“Zodwa is a wonderful person, who is a born entertainer. After we were booked by the same client in the UK, we developed a working relationship where Afrotainment now handles her bookings, which start form R25k. She gets bookings from all over, places like Botswana and Swaziland,” he said.