Biography of Ronald Lamola: Age, Wife, Career & Net Worth

Ronald Lamola: Biography of Ronald Lamola, Age, Wife, Career & Net Worth

Ronald Lamola (born 21 November 1983) is a South African politician and lawyer. He serves as the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services.

He has been a Member of the National Assembly of South Africa since 22 May 2019. He is a member of the ANC’s National Executive Committee and National Working Committee.

Ronald Lamola Age

He was born on 21 November 1983 in Bushbuckridge, Transvaal Province, South Africa. Lamola is 37 years old as of 2020.

Ronald Lamola Education

He matriculated from Mchacka High School in 2000 and went on to study law at the University of Bendable.  During his time at the university, he became President of the Student Representative Council (SRC) and Chairperson of the South African Students Congress in Limpopo.

He obtained a practical legal training degree and a post-graduate certificate in corporate law from the University of South Africa in 2006 and 2008 respectively. Later on, he received a post-graduate certificate in banking law and the financial markets. Lamola acquired an LLM in corporate law from the University of Pretoria.

He attained a post-graduate certificate in telecommunications policy and regulation and management from Wits Enterprise. He holds two master’s degrees from the University of Pretoria.

Ronald Lamola Wife

Lamola is married to Bawinile “Winnie” Msiza. The couple got married on March 2013 at the Cunning Moor in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga.

Ronald Lamola Career

Lamola started his law career as a lawyer at TMN Kgomo and Associates in 2006. Later on, in 2009, he was employed as a manager of the Govan Mbeki Local Municipality.

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He was the Director in the Office of the Mpumalanga MEC for Culture, Sports and Recreation from 2009 until 2011. Shortly after in 2011, he briefly served as the acting spokesperson for the Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza.

He is a former Deputy President of the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL). He served alongside Youth League President Julius Malema prior to Malema’s expulsion from the position in 2012 for bringing the party into disrepute.

Positions Held


  • Minister of Justice and Correctional Services at National Executive (Executive) since 29th May 2019
  • Member at National Assembly (Parliament) since 22nd May 2019
  • Member at African National Congress (ANC) (Party)


  • 5th Candidate at African National Congress National Election List 2019 (Election List) from 23rd April 2019 until 8th May 2019
  • 175th Candidate at African National Congress National Election List 2014 (Election List) from 22nd April 2014 until 7th May 2014

Ronald Lamola Net Worth

Lamola has an estimated net worth of $500 000 which he has earned from his career as a lawyer and politician.



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