Veronica Mente (born 24 September 1978) is a South African politician who is currently serving as the Chairperson of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) since her election in December 2019.
Veronica Mente Age
She was born on the 24th of September 1978 in South Africa. As of 2020, she is 42 years old.
She started her career as a security guard for the former mayor of Cape Town. In Khayelitsha, she was a “barefoot prosecutor” who aided workers. Mente was then a volunteer at the Khayelitsha-based Labour Community Advice Media and Education Centre (LAMEC).
Veronica Mente joined the EFF shortly after it was formed. In 2014, she was elected to the House of Commons.
She was re-elected to the House of Commons for a second term in May 2019. She is an Alternate Member of the Standing Committee on the Auditor-General and a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts as of June 2019. In September of this year, she was named to the Disciplinary Committee.
She is also a Member of the National Assembly of South Africa, having taken office in May 2014.
Mente succeeded advocate Dali Mpofu as EFF national chairperson at the party’s second elective conference in December 2019.
Veronica Mente Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $500,000 which she has earned as a politician.