Nathi Nhleko – Biography, Real Name, Age, Wife and Net Worth

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Nathi Nhleko (born in the 1970s) is a notable Politician and Former Minister of Police in South Africa. Nathi was a one-time Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) caucus and the Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Administration in Parliament. He is currently the Top Whip of the ANC and a Judicial Service Commission Member.

Nathi Nhleko

Nathi Nhleko Biography 

Nkosinathi “Nathi” Nhleko was born during the 1970s in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. There is no information on the day and month of birth, but he is estimated to be around 50 and above.


Nathi Nhleko enrolled and graduated with a Diploma in Labour Law from the Institute of Management and Technology.


Nkosimathi “Nathi” Nhleko is a popular politician who has held numerous positions impacting South Africa’s economy. Nathi has worked as a part of the special anti-corruption team of the Department of Public Service and Administration. 

Also, he worked as uMhlathuze Municipal’s Deputy Municipal Manager, as Regional Commissioner of KZN Department of Correctional Services, and was a Parliament Member between 1994 and 2005. During his period as Parliament Member, Nathi Nhleko held many positions in South Africa and was appointed Chair of the Committee on Funding for represented political parties. Nathi also won ANC Chief Whip and Chairperson of ANC caucus as well as Chair of Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Administration which came with significant authority.

Real Name

Nkosinathi Phiwayim Kosi Thamsanqa Nkleko.

Nathi Nhleko Age 

His age is said to be between 50 and above as he was born in the 1970s.


The marriage of Nathi Nhleko and Thelani Nhleko ended in divorce. Later, he wed Khabo Sithole, whom he later divorced in 2002. Later, he wed and separated from Smangele Ngobese in 2008.

Net Worth

Nerdville estimates the net worth of Nathi Nhleko to be around R160 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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