Nomachule Mngoma (born 9 April 1975), formerly addressed as Norma Gigaba, is a South African lawyer, specialist, and expert in Information and Technology.

She is informally addressed as Mrs. Gigabyte for her deep understanding of Information technology. 

She is also well-known as the wife of the former South African Minister of Finance and Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba.

Norma Gigaba
Norma Gigaba is a popularly addressed as ‘Mrs. Gigabytes’ a nickname she earned working in the IT field.
Background Information
Full Name: Nomachule ‘Norma’ Mngoma
Other Names: Norma Gigaba
Born: 9 April 1975 (age 46 years)
Place of Birth: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Education: N/A
Sister: Nandu Mngoma
Children: Nkanyezi • Mvelo
Nationality: South African
Spouse • Husband: Malusi Gigaba (m. 2014)
Occupation: Businesswoman • IT Expert • Philanthropist
Net Worth: $1 million

Early Life

Norma Gigaba was born on April 9, 1975, in the populous city of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. She is the sister of the well-known entertainer Nandi Mngoma.

The IT guru spent most of her childhood days in a modest family. Norma Gigaba attended the primary and secondary schools where she was raised.


Her deep knowledge and expertise in Information Technology have made her prominent. The IT specialist has worked with technology for years. Her expertise in the field has earned her the nickname ‘Mrs. Gigabyte’.

She was already financially independent before getting married. She launched The Norma Gigaba Foundation.

The objective of the foundation is to improve and create better education opportunities for less privileged children in South Africa.

Norma disclosed in an interview that she helped her husband in making international passports for citizens and in government work. This happened during her husband’s tenure as the South African Minister of Home Affairs.

Personal Life

Norma Gigaba is married to the South African Minister of Public Enterprises Malusi Gigaba. The couple’s wedding ceremony was held at Durban Botanic Gardens, Berea, South Africa in 2014.

Reports covered that the venue was heavily secured as numerous checkpoints were set up. The ceremony was graced by many popular South African celebrities.

The wedding made headlines on many top news sites. They are parents of two children Nkanyezi Gigaba and Mvelo Gigaba.

This is the second time her husband Malusi Gigaba was gotten married. He was married to Nokuthaba Nxumalo. South Africans called her a ‘Trophy Wife’, a title she is not comfortable with.

She was dragged for her lavish lifestyle but has an honest, outspoken, and unapologetic.


Her unapologetic honesty has made her interviews trend. She made a shocking revelation to the extent of letting the cat out of the bag on her marital affair.

In 2017, she shared in an interview with eNCA that she did people’s passports and everything. This she did during her husband’s first stint as home affairs minister. She also mentioned that she assisted her husband with government work.

Social Media

She has garnered a huge fanbase across several social media platforms. On her verified Instagram handle, Norma Gigaba has over a million followers.

Net Worth

The Information Technology Guru Norma Gigaba is estimated to have a net worth of $1 million.


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