Meet South Africa’s Youngest Millionaires

Many of them started out with nothing. They built a company from scratch and have seen it all the way to the top.

Take a look at some of the country’s youngest millionaires.

Ludwick Marishane

He invented DryBath and is the founder of Headboy Industries. It is while in high school that he came up with DryBath. This is a gel that works as a bath without water. According to Forbes, he was in high school when he came up with DryBath, a gel that does all the work of a bath without water.

Sandile Shezi

Sandile began selling muffins and was laughed at. He traded all the money that was to be for his education, and used it for forex trade. This move made him a millionaire.

Murendwa Mmabasotho Mukwevho

She is a multimillionaire, with a string of businesses varying from logistics to printing.

Adii Pienaar

His company, Woothemes, designs and develops customizable commercial themes and plugins for WordPress. It generates over $3 million in annual revenues from the sale of its themes.

Adii is also the founder of PublicBeta, a service that allows very successful entrepreneurs to transfer knowledge to new startups.

Rupert Bryan

Rupert has been running his own web developing company since the age of 14. At the age of 16, he accompanied his friend on a joint venture.

He is now the chief operating officer at the ISP Web Africa. Starting out with nothing, they have built a R 130mil p.a company.


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