This article seeks to give the wealthiest SA business women and their net worth in 2018. The author ranks them based on their net worth, beginning with number 5 that is from the lowest net worth to highest net worth. The wealthiest women in South Africa are invested in diverse sectors and over the years have made a name for themselves as Wonder Women of SA.
These powerful women have increased the total of wealth within SA and have shown that men do not need to dominate the South African economic landscape.
Meet the Wealthiest SA Business women in 2018
In honour of not only Women’s Day but also Women’s Month, we are bringing you the top five wealthiest women in South Africa and how they attained their wealth.
5. Sharon Wapnick – Net-worth> R443 million
Sharon Wapnick is a practicing attorney and is a founding and named partner of TWB – Tugendhaft Wapnick Banchetti and Partners. She is the daughter of billionaire Alec Wapnick, who in 1968 started City Property, a residential and commercial property management company. She is one of the renowned business women who has been actively involved with Octodec Investments initially as a non-executive director since 1994 and now as chairman since her appointment in October 2011. Prior to Premium Properties’ merger with Octodec in September 2014, which was spearheaded by Ms Wapnick , Ms Wapnick fulfilled the role of non-executive director of Premium Properties from 1992 until October 2011 when she became chairman of the company.