Sbu Mpisane (born 18 June 1971) is a South African businessman and renowned entrepreneur. He worked as a metro police constable in Durban, South Africa.

He had to resign from his job in the police to join his wife’s company. Joining the construction company owned by his wife made him a wealthy business tycoon.

He climbed to the list of the richest business tycoons in South Africa. Sbu sits as the chairman of the Royal Eagles Football Club. The South African F.C. was based in Maritzburg, KwaZulu Natal playing in the National First Division. 

Sbu Mpisane
Sbu Mpisane Biography
Sbu Mpisane, born 18 June 1971, is a South African business man and a respected entrepreneurs. He served as a metro police constable in the popular city of Durban.
Background Information
Full Name: Sbu Mpisane
Born: 18 June 1971 (age 50)
Place of Birth: Durban
Ethnicity: Black
Nationality: South African
Wife: Shauwn Mkhize (m. 1991 div. 2018)
Occupation: Businessperson
Net Worth: $4 million

Early Life

The wealthy businessman was born on 18 June 1971 in the third most populous city in South Africa called Durban.

He was named Sbu Mpisane and hails from humble beginnings. Little is known about his background and early childhood days.

However, he has achieved a lot and has become among the most sought-after business juggernauts in South Africa. He started with his ex-wife’s construction business and has invested in other businesses. 


In the mid-90s, Sbu Mpisane began his profession after he was recruited into the police academy. Upon graduation, the renowned businessman started to work as a police constable. He worked under the capacity until he resigned to join Shauwn Mkhize’s company.

According to online sources, Sbu was paid a salary of $15,000 as a police constable.

He is among the wealthy businessmen in South Africa. He also is a notable figure in the world of sports. He sits as the chairman of a South African football club Royal Eagles F. C.

The Maritzburg-based Football Club has played in the South African National first division.

Personal Life

Sbu Mpisane was married to the South African businesswoman Shauwn Mkhize. Their union is blessed with a son Andile Mpisane. Sbu has more children outside their wedding. The couple met in 1991 and spent two decades as a married couple. They had their divorce in 2018.

Shauwn Mkhize is also prominent for being the daughter of the late leading member of the ANC and anti-apartheid activist Florence Mkhize. She met her ex-husband at a party and hails from KwaZulu-Natal.

The couple was seen as a ‘power couple’ in South Africa before they separated. Apart from Andile Mpisane, he have another daughter Sbahle Mpisane.

Their divorce cost both parties and was a rough one. Shauwn had to leave the sit as the co-founder of the Royal Eagles F.C. With Sbu making demands from his ex-wife. 

However, the construction business is still held firm by its foundation. His wife says that the marriage crumbled because her husband loved himself while she loved him that she got lost in the mix. 

After the divorce, Shauwn claimed to have begun to find herself again. Her son also accused Sbu of cheating on his wife as earlier mentioned. 

In response to the accusation, Sbu said that the alleged statement from his son was written by someone else. He continued that Andile wouldn’t say that about him and is not literate enough to write that. 

He further cleared the air saying that his son is confused following the trauma of the divorce proceedings.

Andile was born on 15 March 2001 and is seemingly closer to his mother. His football passion started at a young age and today, he plays as a midfielder at the Royal Eagles FC.

Sbahle Mpisane was born on 18 June 1993 and graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is a ‘fitness bunny’ and has become a huge South African media personality.

Family Snake

Rumors started looking to look like facts after the author Jackie Phamotse began a conversation about wealthy celebrities who acquired their wealth through “dark magic”.

This made waves on social media that one of the richest families in South Africa got to their position because they use “black magic“.

This conversation was triggered by an old video Sbahle Mpisane shared. The video was about a large snake many speculated to have been an anaconda.

The video became a trend as many pointed fingers at Mamkhize, claiming that is the source of her wealth. However, Sbahle Mpisane came out to respond to rumors.

Other news sites like Briefly also mentioned the snake calling it a pet snake.

Net Worth

Sbu Mpisane has grown wealthy after working in his ex-wife’s company, he established some other businesses. According to The Nation, Sbu Mpisane has a net worth of $4 million. He is a landlord and drives several cars of luxury.


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