Born on April 12, 1942, Jacob Zuma is a South African politician who served as the fourth President of South Africa from the 2009 general election until his resignation on 14 February 2018. For more information, read the article below.

Jacob Zuma

Before Fame: Zuma began engaging in politics at an early age and joined the African National Congress in 1959.


Family/ Relationships

Jacob Zuma Parents/Ethnicity/Religion

Born in Nkandla, South Africa, his father was a policeman who died when he was five. His mother was a domestic worker. He has two brothers, Michael and Joseph.

Jacob Zuma Affair/Married/Wives/Polygamy

He is a polygamist who has  been married six times and is rumored to have over 20 children. Contact him on twitter for more information.

 

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma
  • Nicknames: Jacob Zuma
  • Birthday: April 12, 1942
  • Age: 75 years old
  • Birthplace: Nkandla, South Africa
  • Current Residence: South Africa
  • Education: Not Available
  • Profession: Politician
  • Nationality: South African
  • Ethnicity/Race: Black
  • Religion: Not Available
  • Zodiac: Aries
  • Spouse/Wife: Gertrude Sizakele Khumalo (1973–present) Kate Mantsho (1976–2000) Nkosazana Dlamini (1982–1998) Nompumelelo Ntuli (2008–present) Thobeka Mabhija (2010–present) Gloria Bongekile Ngema (2012–present)
  • Children: 20 (estimated)
  • Net Worth: Not Available

Measurements

  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available
  • Feet Size: Not Available
  • Dress Size: Not Available
  • Shoe Size: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He served as the fourth President of South Africa from the 2009 general election until his resignation on 14 February 2018.
  • Zuma is also referred to by his initials JZ and his clan name Msholozi.
  • He has faced significant legal challenges before and during his presidency. He was charged with rape in 2005, but was acquitted. He has fought a long legal battle over allegations of racketeering and corruption, resulting from his financial advisor Schabir Shaik’s conviction for corruption and fraud.
  • On 18 December 2017, Cyril Ramaphosa was elected to succeed Zuma as President of the ANC at the ANC Conference at Nasrec, Johannesburg.
  • As a child, he constantly moved around Natal Province and the suburbs of Durban in the area of Umkhumbane.
  • His middle name, Gedleyihlekisa, means “one who smiles while causing you harm” in Zulu.
  • He began engaging in politics at an early age and joined the African National Congress in 1959.
  • Jacob is a polygamist who has been married six times.

Memorable Quotes:

There is no cloud above my head – there is not even a mist.