Zackie Achmat (born 21 March 1962) is a South African activist and film director who is best known for his advocacy on behalf of people living with HIV and AIDS in South Africa.
He is a co-founder of the Treatment Action Campaign and is known internationally for his activism on behalf of people living with HIV and AIDS in South Africa.
Zackie Achmat Age
He was born on the 21st of March 1962 in Vrededorp, Johannesburg, South Africa. As of 2023, he is 61 years old and celebrates his birthday on March 21st every year.
He did not matriculate but earned a BA Hons degree in English literature from the University of the Western Cape in 1992 and went on to the Cape Town Film School to study filmmaking.
Zackie Achmat Wife
Achmat married his wife and fellow activist Dalli Weyers in a ceremony in the Cape Town suburb of Lakeside on January 5, 2008.
The ceremony was presided over by Supreme Court of Appeal judge Edwin Cameron and attended by then-Mayor Helen Zille. In June 2011, the pair split amicably.
He has an estimated net worth of $150,000 which he has earned as a filmmaker.