Lucky Gumbi who is also known as Somkhanda Gumbi or SomK Gumbi is a popular and wealthy South African mining magnate & businessman.
He was born and raised in Kwazulu-Natal region of South Africa in the year 1981.
|Real Name||Lucky Gumbi|
|Nick Name||Somkhanda Gumbi or SomK Gumbi|
|Date of Birth||1981|
|Place of Birth||Kwazulu-Natal|
|Spouses||Bayede Cebekhulu Gumbi (first wife), Nombuso Malinga Gumbi (second wife)|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
Lucky Gumbi was born and raised in Kwazulu-Natal region of South Africa and grew up in Mtubatuba town located North of Kwazulu-Natal. He wasn’t born with a silver spoon and he and his family had to face the tough financial challenges of life after his father died while he was still very young.
He shared his early days’ struggles in an interview where he revealed that they were times the whole had to go to bed on empty stomachs and how the financial struggle cut his education short. His mother was the breadwinner and had to toil very hard to take care of him and his siblings.
The early life struggle was his major source of motivation to work extremely hard and lift his family out of poverty.
Lucky Gumbi is a businessman. Most of his business activities involve the mining industry and he owns several mines across South Africa. Alongside mining, the businessman deals with charcoal transportation across South Africa and he is involved in the construction business.
Finally, he gave in when he realized that he could inspire numerous South Africans through the show. The show was titled, The Gumbis and it is currently on air with a large number of viewers.
Lucky Gumbi is a polygamist and his decision to marry two wives brought him national fame. The amount of money spent on his second wedding went viral and garnered public attention.
He is married to Bayede Cebekhulu Gumbi who is his first wife and also married to Nombuso Malinga Gumbi who is his second wife. According to him, the purpose of marrying more than one wife is not to have numerous children but rather to build his business empire.
He married his second wife, Nombuso Malinga Gumbi when she was 22 years old and for the bridal shower, he spent $200,000. The wedding aired on his reality television show ‘The Gumbis’ and the wedding cost $3.5 million.
Lucky Gumbi’s net worth is estimated at $12 million.