Bishop Joshua Maponga – Biography, Age, Sermons, Books, Quotes, Wife, Nationality and Net Worth

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Bishop Joshua Maponga (born 18 July 1973) is a famous Zimbabwean social entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and musician. He is well known in the country as a leader and passionate philosopher.

Joshua has a huge passion for community development and has worked with numerous organizations, including Visio Design House, South African Entrepreneurial Development, and Global Management Center in the United Kingdom. He is also a TV host with his program “Joshua” on DSTV Channel 331.

Bishop Joshua Maponga

Bishop Joshua Maponga Biography

Joshua Maponga was born on the 18th of July, 1973, in Gauteng, South Africa. Though he is a South African by birth, his parents are Zimbabweans. Joshua’s life changed when he gave his life to Christ during his youthful years when he became born again. He was significantly impacted and influenced by Nelson Mandela after he suffered Apartheid in South Africa.


The public speaker and entrepreneur has a degree in philosophy and furthered his quest for knowledge after enrolling in the Construction Entrepreneurial Training (CET). Joshua holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a master’s degree in theology which he earned from Andrew University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, United States. He also holds various certificates from multiple international institutions.


Joshua Maponga started his career as a pastor with the Seventh Day Adventist church. He served as a Christian minister in South Africa and many other notable African countries, including Nigeria, Kenya, Lesotho, and Botswana. He has worked in the corporate, social, and religious sectors for many years and is regarded as “A Creative Powerhouse” due to his unique abilities and outspokenness. Currently, he is the CEO of the Institute of Farmers of Thoughts, where he develops young individuals for leadership.


Although he was born in South Africa, his parents are originally from Zimbabwe. He later returned to Zimbabwe from South Africa.


As of 2022, he is currently 49 years of age.

Bishop Joshua Maponga Sermons

His sermons air on YouTube via the MelVee Broadcasting Network channel.

Bishop Joshua Maponga Books

All of Joshua Maponga’s books are available for purchase on Amazon. You can check them out here.

Bishop Joshua Maponga Quotes


He is currently married to Matlali Solfafa – Maponga

Net Worth

We have calculated his net worth to be around R8 million to R12 million.


Lethabo Ndlovu

Lethabo Ndlovu is a KwaZulu-Natal-born writer. He is the Editor-in-Chief at Nerdville. Ndlovu is happily married to Sarah Ndlovu with children and they both live in Johannesburg South Africa. His interests include football, writing, and trying to make himself better by reading.

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