Bishop Makamu – Biography, Age, Wife, Divorce and Net Worth

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Bishop Makamu (born on 25 May 1978) is a South African preacher, author, and relationship coach. He is a popular face in South Africa and has appeared in many local TV shows, including the Moja Love reality talk show “Rea Tsotella.”

Bishop Makamu has a reality TV show titled ” I Am Bishop, I Makamu,” which premiered on the 2nd of July, 2019, on Moja Love. His show lets viewers know more about him, his lifestyle, his family, and his church activities.

We talk more about Bishop Makamu below.

Bishop Makamu

Bishop Makamu Biography

Bishop Israel Makamu was born on the 25th of May, 1978, in Kattlehong, Gauteng, South Africa, to South African parents, Titus Makamu and Rophinia Makamu. Bishop Israel’s father was a pastor and strong preacher of the holy books. He was brought up in the Christian way and learned much from his father before deciding to become a preacher. Bishop Israel Makamu stressed that his father’s lifestyle and preaching influenced him, and right from his tender years, he had the love and wanted to follow in his ways.


The preacher and motivational speaker, Bishop Israel Makamu, enrolled and completed his basic education at a Bible School though there’s no information on the specific location. The Bishop received a Diploma of Theology at the Christain Family Church International Bible College in Boksburg, South Africa.


Bishop Makamu is a pastor, speaker, coach, founder, and head of the Endless Hope Bible Church in Alberta, Canada. Bishop Israel has about 10 branches of his church in Canada.

He has a TV show, “I Am Bishop, I Makamu,” which he started in 2019 on Moja Love. Through this Tv show, he showcases his lifestyle to many viewers. Bishop Israel hosts a TV show, “Rea Tsotella” on Moja Love, where various personalities are invited to discuss certain topics and issues.

Bishop Makamu Age

As of 2022, he is 44 years of age.


For the past 16 years, Bishop Makamu and Hloniphile Makamu have been married. She was raised in the Katlehong township of Johannesburg.

When Hloniphile was a nursing student at Johannesburg’s Ann Latsky Nursing College in 2003, the couple first got together. Makamu said that the first time he saw his wife was when she was waiting at the traffic lights as he returned from dropping off a friend.

Even though he was nervous, he admitted that even though he had never before approached a lady, he simply had to do so when he saw her. He followed her around for a week before he finally attracted her attention. The two dated for a while before getting married in 2005.

Ntwanano, Ntokozo, and Ntsumi are Bishop Israel Makamu and his wife’s three children, and they all reside in their lovely two-story mansion in the affluent South Johannesburg suburbs.

Net Worth

Bishop Israel Makamu has an estimated net worth of between R127 million to R143 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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