Becoming wealthy and influential has many debating on Sandile Shezi‘s actual age. Well, the forex trading guru is young, but due to his success and growing net worth, Mzanai has always assumed he is ancient. Yet, he is a self-made millionaire who mastered the concept of turning lemons into lemonade through trading.
Sandile Shezi age
He is among the youngest yet most successful minds in South Africa. He became a millionaire at 23 courtest to the forex market. His story is one of a kind; it depicts his high-risk-taking nature.
The prominent business mogul was born in 1993 and aged 29 as of 2022. Sandile Shezi was born to a poverty-stricken family in the South of Durban in the province of KwaZulu Natal. He was raised in Umlazi; his parents were teachers and would struggle to make ends meet, resulting in Sandile moving out to stay with his grandmother.
Sandile Shezi’s grandmother was a businesswoman who ran a tuckshop in her neighbourhood; she is the one who inspired he grandson to be an entrepreneur. As Sandile learned entrepreneurship from his grandmother, he started selling muffins at school. His muffins business was rapidly growing, and he decided to venture into the forex business to generate more money.
Educational qualifications of Sandile Shezi and the institutions he attended.
The celebrated business mogul studied his high school at George Campbell Institute of Technology, passing his education with good grades that qualified him for tertiary education. He then registered for tertiary education at the Durban University of Technology, where he earned a diploma in civil engineering. However, he later discovered that he was not doing well in engineering and switched to study public relations, advertising and applied communications graduating with an honours degree.
Sandile Shezi controversies
Several sources say that a massive chunk of net worth comes from fraud and scams. In recent years Sandile has been nabbed and brought before the courts for scamming his clients millions of rands.
A retired Limpopo principal reported that he was scammed of R1 million in 2018 by Shezi. He has several allegations against his name, and he always has his way of avoiding jail. As of late, he has been topping the trends after he was involved in another legal battle, as his third alleged victim opened a theft case against him.
The legal battle between the two has not yet been settled, and Mzansi is afraid that Shezi may end up in jail since a considerable amount is involved.
Besides the fraud and money laundering scandals, Shezi has also made headlines for dating actress Minnie Dlamini. Mzansi assumed that Shezi was dating Minnie Dlamini, driving her husband Quinton jealous. He was reported to have gifted Minnie with moneyed presents, and his generosity towards her left tongues wagging on social media.
However, Minnie Dlamini poured cold water on the allegations and pointed out that she has never been too close to Sandile Shezi and respects her husband.