Edwin Sodi is a South African businessman and multimillionaire. He is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Blackhead Consulting. The company has several businesses under its watch, from construction to logistics. Apart from that, Sodi is best known for being the darling of the ruling party ANC and has been one of their main sponsors for years.
Despite his political ties with ANC, which has popularised him, especially in Gauteng, he doubles as promoter and club owner. His string of relationships with a host of A-list celebrities has also thrust him into the limelight. He recently opened the doors of his new five-star nightclub in Gauteng.
Edwin Sodi Wife and Children
He is a father, but little is known about who he fathered his children with as he keeps his children out of the spotlight. Confirmed reports say he is married to Nthateng Lerata under customary marriage. The two tied the knot in 2012, and the Sodis family paid a whopping R30 000 for lobola. A few years later, down the line, Sodi called it quits and moved out of their matrimonial house in 2016.
Rumoured Marriage with longtime girlfriend, Nokukhanya Karen Zulu
In July 2022, Edwin Sodi hogged headlines when a wedding invitation for his wedding with Karen Zulu flooded social media. The wedding invitation surged barely a few days after his house arrest was lifted after being implicated in the Asbestos scandal. Sources have it that a two-legged wedding was done, but both parties have since distanced themselves from the rumours.
Edwin Sodi’s Businesses Empire
He is a jack of all trades and master of all. He is the CEO of Blackhead Consulting company which has several businesses under its watch. Of interest is the fact that he is the owner of Base Property Holdings. The company has been winning big of late and has a mortgage bond valued at R90 million as of 2022.
Like his ANC darlings, he is into farming and has a vineyard in Ruimsig, Pretoria. The vineyard has a market value of R8 million. Reports have it that he also doubles as a director of at least 40 private companies. Rumour mill has it that he has business interests in real estate and has been doing well.
Edwin Sodi’s Newt Worth
No doubt, he is one of the wealthiest business moguls in South Africa. With an illustrious career spanning years as a businessman, he has amassed a fortune. As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of R300 million. However, other sources have it that he has since passed the billion mark status, but several business ventures that provide a chunk of his net worth are not registered in his name.
His fair share of fame has come from his controversial relationship with influencers. He has been in relationships with influencers like Kefilwe Mabote, Minnie Dlamini, Thabethe and Ndamase. In the wake of all these relationships, Sodi has managed to distance himself from the drama. No doubt it’s every IT girl’s dream to share the side of the bed with Sodi because of the money.