Top 5 Richest Celebrities In Namibia

From musicians to models... we look at the richest celebs in Namibia!

By  | May 20, 2020, 02:11 PM  | King Tee Dee  | Top of The

It is not always possible to mix business with pleasure, but these stars have managed to use what they enjoy doing to put money on the table and make them rich. 

From models, to musicians to actors, these celebrities make us want to keep chasing our dreams and get to a point where we are living the lives we've always wanted. 

Let us have a look at stars whose careers have made them rich... 


King Tee Dee


King Tee Dee, is a big star in Namibia. His music makes him a lot of money. He has 11 albums and is the highest-selling artist in Namibia. He has sold millions of copies and won him countless awards. It has also placed him as an A-lister on some of Africa’s biggest music concerts. 

The star is one of those who have been fortunate enough to work with the president of Namibian. He's also come a long way in this industry and he recently shared a throw back pic that left many swooning and inspired to go out there and do what they love.

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He is a health ambassador for the Smart Cut campaign. The campaign is a government initiative aimed at raising awareness about the importance of male circumcision.

His endorsement also includes being an ambassador for one of the biggest car brands, Range Rover. 

King Tee Dee’s clothing brand, Mshasho, is selling in big stores in Namibia. He also has plans to see it selling in Edgars stores worldwide. It produces male and female clothes. 

The musician has carved out an incredible career in the world of the arts, he even ventured into the business, to add another title to his already impressive resume. All these businesses that King Tee Dee has, including his music give him massive wealth with a net worth of R1 million.   

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Gazza  


The ‘Misunderstood’ hitmaker is a winner of several awards. He is also one of the top five most-selling Namibian kwaito singers.

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Gazza is an ambassador for education in Namibia. He is also UNIC Windhoek ambassador. His work as an ambassador includes encouraging citizens to save water and take 5-minute showers. 

His mineral water, G-Fresh, is doing well. He also owns a clothing line.

Namibian multi-award-winning musician Gazza, recently released his single Moses, but some of his fans are not impressed with it. The single was accompanied by a music video, which some said, he could have done better.

The music video is aimed at encouraging Namibians and the world at large during this difficult time, to carry a message of hope. Gazza shot his music video in a dessert, and it was inspired by Moses from the Bible



Well, no matter what people say, these celebs are making sure their bank accounts are always filled to the brim. 

His net worth is estimated at $5 Million.

Luis Munana 


Luis Manana is a popular name in Africa. He is by far the most successful male model from Namibia. Luis has graced catwalks in London and USA.

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He is also a beauty with brains -owning several businesses around the African continent. 

He is the founder of Voigush media. The company deals with television, models, print publishing, social media for corporate companies and Public Relation.

He is also the founder of a television show called - Voigush Africa. The show is focused on lifestyle, fashion and entertainment.

Another media business he owns is Voigush Magazine.  The magazine is not only based in Namibia, but covers content from Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe South Africa, and Nigeria.
 
The Waka Waka Moo TV show is another business founded by Luis. The successful kiddies show is broadcasted in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada. It is a puppet show that is also educational.

Model, TV Host and Founder of Voigush Africa and Waka Waka Moo, Luis Munana became the first black Namibian to be featured on Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 list for 2019. The list features young creatives business, technology, creatives, and sport and Munana made it onto the list of the creatives coming in at position number 19. 

Munana has witnessed his potential as an entrepreneur to create jobs within Namibia and across the continent. Which means he will eventually have a net worth estimated at US$200 million someday.

Dillish Mathews 


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Dillish Mathews is a model, actress and a business lady. 

She has several businesses under her belt, apart from her modelling career. 
 
Her first business, High Definition Hair Spa, was started when Dillish was still studying in university. It is a business that provides hair products to salons. 
 
Dillish Mathews is also into Ice Cubes business branded as “Dillish Cool Cubes” the ices is been delivered to bars or restaurant in the country. In 2014 she launched her lipstick and lip gloss line called “Vault by Dillish” in Namibia and it was also launched in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania.
 
She also runs a fine dining restaurant called Bolster were the who's who in the entertainment industry comes for good food.

Her net worth is believed to be at 2.5 million dollars.

Behati Prinsloo


The beautiful Behati Prinsloo is one of Namibia’s richest celebrities. Although she is based in Los Angeles, USA, she is originally from Namibia.

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Behati started her modelling career at the tender age of 16 as a Victoria Secret model. 

In 2008, she became the first Victoria Secret pink contract model, and in 2009 she became Victoria's Secret angel. 

She went to grace the top magazine covers in the world, including - Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, i_D, Departures, France, Elle Italia, Muse, and Velvet.

Her net worth is estimated at 9 million dollars. 

She and her husband own a Pacific Palisades house worth $32 million. Their cars include - Porsche 911 Targa, Cadillac escalade, Skoda Octavia Wagon and MG Roadster. 


Michelle McLean


Namibia’s first model to win the Miss Universe pageant, Michelle McLean, is estimated to have a net worth of $1.2 million. 

After winning Miss Universe, Behati used her crown to help her make a difference in the lives of many through her business initiatives, that have also brought her money. She built a school, which has been named after herself. The McLean Primary school is based in Namibia and was started in 2000.



She also has a motivational speaking business, where she gives advice based on the theme ‘Success Under Pressure’. Having dealt with the pressure of being Miss Universe, a TV presenter, a wife and mom, Behati knows how to best cope under pressure. She has been booked in different corners of the world, including Africa, Europe and the United States to encourage people. 

Her television career, which started shortly after being crowned Miss Universe, has also helped Michelle make lots of money. She had several shows on M-Net. 

Apart from all these businesses, she is also an emcee for corporate events.  


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