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Pravin Gordhan – Biography, Age, Wife, Career & Net Worth

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Pravin Gordhan (born 12 April 1949) is a South African politician and anti-apartheid activist who serves as the Minister of Public Enterprises.

He has previously held various ministerial posts including Minister of Finance, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs and Public Enterprises.

Pravin Gordhan

Pravin Gordhan Age

He was born on 12 April 1949 in Durban, South Africa. Gordhan is 72 years old as of 2021.

Pravin Gordhan Wife

Gordhan is married to Vanitha Raju. They have been married since 1999.

Pravin Gordhan Education

He matriculated from Sastri College in 1967 then went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree  from the University of Durban-Westville in 1973.

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He also has a DTech degree in Business Administration from Free State Central University of Technology.

Honorary degrees

  • University of South Africa, Honorary Doctor of Commerce, May 2007
  • University of Cape Town, Doctor of Law (honoris causa), June 2007
  • Central University of Technology, Doctor of Technology (honoris causa), March 2009
  • Sunday Times Business Leader of the Year, November 2016
  • Henley Business School (University of Reading, UK), Doctor of Business Administration (honoris causa), November 2018

Positions Held

CURRENTLY

  • Minister of Public Enterprises at National Executive (Executive) since 29th May 2019
  • Member at National Assembly (Parliament) since 22nd May 2019
  • Member at African National Congress (ANC) (Party)
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FORMERLY

  • 73rd Candidate at African National Congress National Election List 2019 (Election List) from 23rd April 2019 until 8th May 2019
  • Minister of Public Enterprises at National Executive (Executive) from 26th February 2018 until 7th May 2019
  • Member at National Assembly (Parliament) from 21st May 2014 until 7th May 2019
  • Member at Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises (National Assembly Committees) from 23rd May 2017 until 26th February 2018
  • Alternate Member at Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training (National Assembly Committees) from 23rd May 2017 until 26th February 2018
  • Minister of Finance at National Executive (Executive) from 13th December 2015 until 30th March 2017
  • Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs at National Executive (Executive) from 26th May 2014 until 13th December 2015
  • Member-elect at National Assembly (Parliament) from 16th May 2014 until 21st May 2014
  • 13rd Candidate at African National Congress National Election List 2014 (Election List) from 22nd April 2014 until 7th May 2014
  • Minister of Finance at National Executive (Executive) from 2009 until 2014
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Pravin Gordhan Net Worth

Gordhan is known to have over 46,000 shares in companies totalling more than 40. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

Contact Details

EMAIL

PHONE

  • 012 431 1098
  • 021 469 6762
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