Without a doubt, Themba Zwane is one of the most experienced players in the DStv Premierships. While the attacking midfielder has been in the PSL for about a decade, he could only establish himself in the league with numerous goals and honors in the last few seasons. His exceptional skills and contribution to his team, Mamelodi Sundowns, have earned him a salary of between R250,000 and R400,000.
Themba Zwane Has Signed Some Lucrative Deals In His Longtime Mamelodi Sundowns Career
Themba Zwane began to explore his abilities as a football player from an early age as he is known to have played in the youth teams of M Tigers and Vardos FC in Tembisa. He later moved on to make his professional debut for the Mamelodi Sundowns in 2011 for a contract fee of €200,000.
In 2013, Sundowns loaned him out to the Mpumalanga Black Aces for a season and he returned in 2014. His contract with the team ran until 2018 before he was offered a new 3-year deal to extend his stay. As a result of the deal, Zwane became one of the club’s most prized players at the time, with a price tag of 1 million euros (R15.4 million) placed on him.
Themba would go on to have a fantastic season in the 2019/2020 season, winning the PSL Player’s Player of the Season, PSL Footballer of the Season, and Sundowns’ Players Player of the Season awards, among many others. As a result, in February 2021, it was reported that the club was planning to offer him a long-term contract which may be a 4-year deal. Both parties have, however, not quite been able to reach a deal, making the South African footballer a free agent. It has since been reported that the Chiefs are looking to sign him.
Zwane’s Net Worth Is Pegged at R26 Million
Themba Zwane is one of the country’s most entertaining offensive midfielders. He is capable of destroying any defense and is noted for his quickness, dribbling ability, and ability to split defenses with his passes. He is currently a key member of his club as well as the national squad.
Thanks to his great earning capacity, Themba currently has an outstanding estimated net worth of R26 million. According to sources, he is paid a monthly salary ranging from R250,000 to R400,000 per month – this is because he is one of the club’s most significant players.
Aside from the money he earned from his contract and pay, Themba has also profited from his achievements. He was named Players’ Player of the Season which came with a prize of R200,000, PSL Footballer of the Season which came with a prize of R250,000, and PSL Midfielder of the Season which came with a prize of R50,000. All these have contributed to his overall net worth.
His Endorsement Deals Have Also Contributed To His Fortune
As of now, Themba Zwane has a Puma sponsorship deal, which appears to be his most lucrative deal, even though the real amount of the deal is undisclosed. The sports brand released some new boots in 2018 with Themba Zwane in mind. Former Atletico Madrid great Antoine Griezmann and Percy Tau were among the athletes for whom the boots were also designed.
More so, the footballer is making money from his endorsement deal with Lexus but the value of this endorsement deal is also unknown. However, he has been cruising in a fleet of Lexus automobiles and prior to this deal, the celebrity had a relationship with Volkswagen.
All The Cars In Themba’s Garage
Footballers are notorious for having excellent taste in automobiles, and Themba Zwane is no exception. In his garage, the footballer has a lineup of some excellent and pricey cars. While some came via sponsorship deals, he doled out some cool cash for others. One such heavy metal in Themba’s garage is his latest BMW automobile which the sportsman treated himself to in 2020. The reports surfaced after he paid a visit to the BMW Menlyn office and expressed gratitude to the salespeople for enabling him to test drive the German vehicle.
Prior to the BMW addition, he owned a Golf 7 GTI which became his well-known automobile. However, he drove the automobile for a short time before trading it in for a new GTI. This did not come as a surprise given the car’s historical significance in the PSL – many players in the league consider it their favorite ride, with stars like Thulani Hlatshwayo and Tshepo Rikhotso owning one. The Volkswagen Wagen is presently priced between R350,000 and R360,000.
Themba also owns a Lexus GS 350 which he bought after falling in love with the brand. He drove this automobile for a long period before deciding to upgrade to a Lexus GS 350 SUV, which costs over R500,000. As a brand ambassador for the company, he was also given a Lexus SUV worth R2.2 million as a gift.
Recap Of The Cars and Features
1. BMW X7
- A 335-horsepower turbocharged six-cylinder engine
- An air suspension
- A 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
- Quad-zone automatic climate control
- A remote start
2. Lexus GS
Cost: Between R350,000 – R500,000
- A 3.5-liter V6 (311 horsepower, 280 lb-ft of torque)
- An 8-speed automatic transmission
- Rear-wheel drive and ventilated seats
3. Lexus SUV
Cost: R2.2 million
- The Lexus RX has 1 Petrol Engine which is 3456 cc
- It is available with Automatic transmission and Highs Fuel-efficient powertrains.
4. Golf 7 GTI
Cost: R350,000 to R360,000
- It comes with an upgraded 169kW TSI GTI 6-speed DSG equipped with a start-stop system
- A six-speed manual gearbox as well as the optional six-speed DSG gearbox
Themba Zwane Also Lives In An Equally Luxurious Abode
Themba is one of the most approachable players in the PSL and unlike many others, he does not flaunt his possessions on social media or make a big deal about them. As a result, information on his home has been limited. The property’s value has not been publicized likewise many of its principal features. What is known, though, is that the enormous property contains an outdoor swimming pool and a luxurious game.
More so, in spite of his success, Themba often goes to Ecaleni, where he was raised, and spends time with the locals. He provides the young ones with football boots and other items they may require. He is loved by his people because of the way he interacts with them.