Biography of Dudu Myeni: Age, Husband, Net Worth & Salary

Dudu Myeni: Biography of Dudu Myeni, Age, Husband, Net Worth & Salary

Dudu Myeni (born 29 October 1963) is a South African businesswoman and a disgraced former chairperson of South African Airways SOC Limited.

She is also the chairperson of South African Airways, SOC Limited and the Executive Chairperson of the Jacob G Zuma Foundation.

Full Name Dudu Myeni
Date of Birth 29 October 1963 (57 years old)
Gender Female
Occupation Businesswoman
Nationality South African
Net Worth R10 million

Dudu Myeni Age

She was born on the 29th of October 1963 in South Africa. As of 2020, she is 57 years old.

Dudu Myeni Husband

Speaking in Parliament, she said her husband was just waiting to retire so that he could take on the EFF MPs who kept referring to her as “Dudu Myeni Zuma”.

Dudu Myeni Son

Her son is Thalente Myeni, the sole shareholder of Dimadox, a shell company that has shares in New Africa Rail (NAR).


Dudu Myeni is reported to have landed a top job as an adviser to Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi. This comes only months after Myeni was removed as South Africa Airways board chairperson following a string of scandals.

The controversial appointment, which could see Myeni net more than R1 million a year, comes as the government considers moving South African Airways from National Treasury to the Transport Department.

Maswanganyi confirmed that a national review was underway to move SAA to his department. He also defended the appointment of Myeni, who is a friend of President Jacob Zuma, saying she had been “highly recommended”, but would not say by who.

Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of R10 million.


  • Board Member of the Jacob Zuma Foundation.
  • Vice president of the African Water Association.
  • Chairperson of the South African Association of Water Utilities and the Mhlathuze Water Board
  • Director of Trade and Investment Kwazulu-Natal.


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