Jolidee Matongo (born 1975 in Soweto) is a South African politician who’s been elected the current mayor of Johannesburg.
He was born in the year 1975 in Soweto, South Africa. As of 2021, he is 46 years old. His exact date of birth is not known.
Matongo holds various qualifications from different institutions, including a Diploma in Public Management, a post graduate degree in Public Management from Unisa, a post-graduate Diploma in Management from Milpark Business School and was currently pursuing his masters degree in Public Management with Mancosa.
Matongo served as the MMC for Finance under Makhubo. He had risen through the ranks, from serving as a member of the Soweto Student Congress and the Congress of South African Students (Cosas) before moving on to serve as the regional head of communications in the ANC for eight years.
The 46-year-old, Soweto-born former student activist takes over after Geoff Makhubo’s death last month.
He has an estimated net worth of $1 million which he has earned as a politician.