Shauwn Mkhize is known for her flamboyance and her preference for the finer things in life. Flair seems to have been passed to her son Andile Mpisane via the umbilical code as he mimics his mother’s life in every way.
The Kwa Mam’Mkhize reality show star is the owner of Premier Soccer League Club Royal AM, while Andile was appointed the club’s chairman, making him the youngest leader of a top-flight club in South Africa. He also plays for Royal AM as a midfielder.
Recently the pair made headlines when they brought stacks of cash on the field to pay their players winning bonuses live on television. While the incident sparked outrage from the players and football lovers, Mkhizes’ cemented her status as the most vivid PSL club owner.
Mkhize also made to dispel rumours that she was failing to pay his players’ salaries. She bought the PSL club Bloemfontein Celtic and merged it with her second division club Royal AM, creating a considerable payroll cost regarded as unsustainable in the football world. Mkhize allegedly failed to pay some of the players she deemed excess to her sporting requirements, causing shockwaves as the media extensively covered the stories. She released a statement to put down the reports.
Her success has not been without obstacles and controversies. She owes SARS large sums of money in unpaid taxes.
Besides owning a mansion in the upmarket La Lucia suburb in Durban, the family owns a luxury vehicle fleet.
The family shares a love for supercars. They own a collection of different cars, from BMWs to Mercedes Benzs and Bentleys.
Mkhize casts a long shadow wherever she goes, and her reputation precedes her. She wants to be identified as the one with the most beautiful ride.
Here is a look at some of her cars, excluding those used in their various businesses