Two months after their engagement, Zesimdumise “Ze” Nxumalo officially paid lobola for his future wife, former Miss South Africa and MD Tamaryn Green.
Ze Nxumalo keeps a low profile on social media, so what do we really know about him? We did some research and here are five things to know about Dr Tamaryn Green’s fiancé.
Who is Ze Nxumalo?
1. HE IS A “SERIAL” ENTREPRENEUR
Nxumalo was titled “Serial Entrepreneur” by News 24. In 2014, Nxumalo invested in the transport company Uber. His business was successful because we bought a fleet of Uber cars and employed drivers in no time. He then became an independent advisor to SA Taxi, the largest provider of minibus taxi financing in the country.
“I believe if you give it your all you will be successful. I didn’t let my age be a stumbling block. When I walk into a room I’m just as smart as everyone else and just as qualified to do what I do as the person I meet, ”Nxumalo told News 24.
He is also the founder of ZIG Holdings, a youth investment holding company that later became the business development partner of EOH, a Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed entity for which he advised and consulted. He is also the Executive Director and Youth Empowerment Partner of Richmark Holdings.
2. HE IS GRADUATE IN LAW
Nxumalo enrolled at Kearsney College Durban in 2010 and went on to study for a Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.
“Most of the people I watch have studied law: Nelson Mandela, Patrice Motsepe, even our current president, Cyril Ramaphosa,” Nxumalo said according to End24.
3. HE WAS BORN IN JOHANNESBURG
According to The citizen Nxumalo was born in northern Johannesburg but spent most of his time in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. He also comes from a large family since he has seven brothers and sisters.
4. IT’S A swimmer
According to Fin24, when he was in his second year of studies, his friend and Olympic medalist Chad le Clos convinced him to resume swimming after leaving his school year to concentrate on his studies.
“I used to swim with him. We swam for the same swim club and he convinced me to come back, ”Nxumalo told Fin 24.
5. HE IS 28 YEARS OLD
With such a long list of accomplishments, one would assume that the Entrepreneur is much older than he actually is. According to You Magazine, Ze Nxumalo celebrated his 27th birthday in June of last year, which means he turned 28 last month.
The age gap between the couple is only a year as Green turns 27 in August this year.