Bheki Cele Biography: Age, Wife, Political Career & Net Worth


Bheki Cele (born 22 April 1952) whose full name is Bhekokwakhe Hamilton Cele is a South African politician and member of the African National Congress.

He was appointed as the Minister. of Police by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 27 February 2018 and re-appointed on 30 May 2019.

Bheki Cele

Bheki Cele Age

He was born on April 22, 1952, in Umzumbe, South Africa. He is 72 years old as of 2024 and celebrates his birthday on April 22nd every year.

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Bheki Cele Education

Cele holds a diploma in education.

Bheki Cele Wife

He is married to Thembeka Ngcobo. They have been married for over 10 years. The couple married on the 2nd of October 2010 and had the traditional ceremony on the 3rd of October 2010.

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The white wedding held at Lynton Hall in KwaZulu-Natal while the traditional wedding held their Umhlanga home.


1994: Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Safety and Security in KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Legislature.

2004 – 2009: Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Transport, Safety and Security in KwaZulu-Natal.

July 2009 – October 2011: National Commissioner of the South African Police Service

May 2014: Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $2 million which he has earned as a politician.


Contact Details

Phone: 079 302 0100, 012 393 2800
Fax: 012 393 2812



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