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James Makamba net worth : He is a Zimbabwean entrepreneur, politician, philanthropist and broadcaster. He also made known his interests in mining, agriculture, professional consultancy sectors , telecommunications, digital publishing etc. 

Makamba has served as a board member in several establishment like African Business Connect, Telecel Zimbabwe, Thurlow and Company, JHL Investment, IBBAMO Foundation and Anglo African Minerals. Read further as we bring more facts about his life, career and net worth. 

James Makamba Net Worth

James Makamba net worth is $50 million. He is among the richest people in Zimbabwe

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Net worth: $50 million 

Full Name: James Makamba 

Date of Birth: January 1st, 1952

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Place of Birth: Shamva District, Southern Rhodesia 

Nationality: Zimbabwean 

Occupation: Business tycoon, Politician and Philanthropist 

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Background 

James Makamba was born on January 1, 1952 in Shamva District, Southern Rhodesia (The Colony of Southern Rhodesia was a landlocked self-governing British Crown colony in southern Africa, established in 1923 and consisting of British South Africa Company territories lying south of the Zambezi River). His parents were Jinja Makamba and Veronica Mudungwe. He attended the Mupfurudzi Primary School. Makamba later received his Secondary education at Jesuit Mission School in Bulawayo where he was taught how to be focused and disciplined.

James Makamba is a master’s degree holder in  Business Administration from California Coast University.

Career

Makamba’s career began at a broadcasting company where he worked as a radio broadcaster for a Rhodesian Broadcasting Corporation (RBC), on Channel 2. Soon Makamba decided to be his own boss by setting up his own studio, Incentive Private Ltd and later becoming the most prominent DJ in Southern Rhodesia. Most events in the country were covered by him.

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Leading up to Southern-Rhodesia independence in 1997, Makamba established and became managing director of a consortium of black entrepreneurs in order to buy out the largest of the country’s advertising production houses and rebrand it as Media Associates. 

One of his companies later leased out second colour television channel which happened to be Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation, thereby rebranding it as Joy TV, the country’s first independent television station. 

James Makamba has also partnered with several top companies in Southern Rhodesia below is a list of the companies he served in also as a board member.

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  • Million Dollar Round Table
  • M&M Products
  • Lonrho
  • Telecel

IBBAMO

IBBAMO is an acronym for “Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama” was founded by James Makamba. IBBAMO is a Foundation that is registered in South Africa and the United Kingdom. It was set up as a fund raiser and project establishment and provision of educational opportunities for children who are not fortunate enough to support themselves through school. 

In 2015 IBBAMO Foundation won a Zimbabwe Achievers’ Award for the best organisation in Community development in South Africa. 

Ranked among the top ten richest men in Zimbabwe, James Makamba net worth is $50 million.

House Seizure

In 2018, according to report by Sunday Times in South Africa, Makamba was owing ABSA $4.5 million for home loans, car payments, credit cards etc. It was also reported that his Sandhurst Mansion, Villa Royale was used as a collateral and therefore was at the verge of being seized by the agency. 

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As a result of this debt, James Makamba had to do everything possible to offset the debt he owed, even presenting $1 million to a local South African account that was nominated by ABSA through the use of Treasury instruments he held which was worth $20 million.

Political Career 

James Makamba also holds political positions in his country. He was elected the Town Board Chairman aka Mayor and subsequently the ZANU-PF Provincial Chairman for Mashonaland Central Province. He also served as a Member of Parliament for Mount Darwin Constituency in 1995

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Jennifer Lopez Net Worth 2021

Jennifer Lopez net worth 2021 is estimated at $450 million. She is one of the richest female musicians in the world. Lopez became the first Latin actress to earn over US$1 million for a film. She went on to star in Anaconda and Out of Sight, and established herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood.

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What is Jennifer Lopez net worth?

Jennifer Lynn Lopez  also known by her nickname J.Lo, is an American singer, actress, producer, and dancer. She is among the most successful and richest female musicians in the world list. In this article, we will be bringing to you everything you need to know about Jennifer Lopez net worth and biography.

Jennifer Lopez net worth Profile

Net worth$450 million
Full nameJennifer Lynn Lopez
Date of birthJuly 24, 1969
OccupationProfessional musician and actress
NationalityAmerican
Years active1986–present

Early life

Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born on July 24, 1969, in New York City and was raised in the Castle Hill neighborhood of the Bronx.

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Her parents, David López and Guadalupe Rodríguez, were born in Puerto Rico and moved to the mainland of the United States as children.

Lopez is a middle child; she has an older sister, Leslie, and a younger sister, Lynda.

 She was raised in a Catholic family; she attended Mass every Sunday and received a Catholic education, attending Holy Family School and the all-girls Preston High School.

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In school, Lopez ran track on a national level, participated in gymnastics, and was a member of the softball team.

 She danced in school musicals and played a leading role in a production of Godspell.

Career

There was “lots of music” in the typically Puerto Rican household, and Lopez and her sisters were encouraged to sing, dance and create their own plays for family events.

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At the age of five, she began taking dance lessons at Ballet Hispánico on the Upper West Side.

As a teenager, she learned flamenco, jazz and ballet at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and taught dance to younger students, including Kerry Washington.

 After graduating high school, Lopez had a part-time secretarial job at a law firm and studied business at New York’s Baruch College for one semester.

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 At the age of 18, Lopez enrolled as a full-time student at Manhattan’s Phil Black Dance Studio, where she had already been taking night classes in jazz and tap dance.

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 Her parents were unhappy with her decision to leave college to pursue a career as a professional dancer. Her mother asked her to move out of the family home and they stopped speaking for eight months.

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 Lopez moved to Manhattan, sleeping in the dance studio’s office for the first few months.

Lopez’s first professional job came in 1989 when she spent five months touring Europe with the musical revue show Golden Musicals of Broadway.

She was the only member of the chorus not to have a solo and later characterized it as a pivotal moment where she realized the importance of a “tough skin” in the entertainment business. Lopez began by dancing in music videos and as back up dancer.

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Lopez’s most high-profile job as a professional dancer was as a Fly Girl on the sketch comedy television series In Living Color, which starred comedians including Jamie Foxx and Jim Carrey.

 At the New York audition, the show’s choreographer, Rosie Perez, noticed that Lopez had “star quality” and “did not complain, not once” when asked to repeatedly perform the dance routine.

Music Career

Lopez’s debut single, “If You Had My Love”, was released in May 1999, as she began to ready her first album.

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 Lopez became the first artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 with a debut single since Britney Spears did so with her single “…Baby One More Time” four months prior.

 Her debut album was named On the 6, to reflect the New York City Subway rail line connecting her home in the Bronx to work in Manhattan.

During production of the album, Lopez was made aware that she received her recording contract on the basis of her looks and an already established name in the entertainment industry, and she wanted to prove she had musical talent.

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 Lopez’s musical success came as a surprise to critics; its launch made the “popular actor even more popular”. Both the music industry and the public became intrigued by “this woman who seemed to have so many different talents”.

 By the end of 1999, Lopez successfully converted herself from a film star to a pop star. She joined a select few in achieving this feat, becoming the first since Vanessa Williams (1992) and Martika (1989).

During the process of recording her second album, Lopez decided to tweak her image as she began to develop into a s!x symbol. She started going by J.Lo, something fans often called her in the years after director Oliver Stone coined the term on the set of the 1997 film U Turn. She subsequently named the album J.Lo. Released on January 23, 2001, it was a commercial success, debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200.

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Jennifer Lopez Net Worth

Jennifer Lopez net worth 2021 is estimated at $450 million. She is one of the richest female musicians in the world. Lopez became the first Latin actress to earn over US$1 million for a film. She went on to star in Anaconda and Out of Sight, and established herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood.

Jennifer Lopez Businesses

J. Lo, 51, is one of America’s wealthiest self-made women with a net worth of more than $150 million from her music, film and endorsements. Over her decades-long career, she appeared in nearly 30 films, has dropped eight studio albums, staged a series of world tours (her 2019 tour with stops in Egypt, Israel and Russia grossed $55 million) and earned money from a Las Vegas residency.

She has also pulled in millions a year from endorsements from such brands as Versace and DSW.

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In January 2021, Lopez launched her skincare line, JLo Beauty. That month, she performed at the inauguration of President Joe Biden in Washington, D.C., where she sang “This Land Is Your Land” and “America the Beautiful”, while also reciting the last phrase of the Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish.

 In June 2021, it was announced that Lopez (through Nuyorican Productions) had signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce a range of films and television shows

Jennifer Lopez, a Global Icon

Lopez is considered a pop culture icon, and is often described as a triple threat entertainer. With a cumulative film gross of US$3.1 billion and estimated global sales of 70 million records, Lopez is regarded as the most influential Latin entertainer in North America.

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In 2012, Forbes ranked her as the most powerful celebrity in the world, as well as the 38th most powerful woman in the world. Time listed her among the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018.

Her most successful singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 include: “If You Had My Love”, “I’m Real”, “Ain’t It Funny”, “All I Have”, and “On the Floor”.

 For her contributions to the recording industry, Lopez has received a landmark star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Billboard Icon Award, and the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award among other honors.

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Her other ventures include beauty and clothing lines, fragrances, a production company, and a charitable foundation.

How to contact Jennifer Lopez

You can contact Jennifer Lopez via her social media profiles here

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Personal life

Lopez was in a nearly decade-long relationship with David Cruz, her high school boyfriend, until the mid-1990s. She was married to Cuban waiter Ojani Noa from February 1997 to January 1998. 

She was married to Cris Judd, her former backup dancer, from September 2001 to June 2002.

After divorcing Judd, Lopez was in a relationship with actor and filmmaker Ben Affleck from mid-2002 to early 2004

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She dated New York Yankees baseball player Alex Rodriguez from February 2017 to early 2021. They became engaged in March 2019

but postponed their wedding twice due to the pandemic. In response to tabloid speculation about the state of their relationship, they released a statement in March 2021, saying they were “working through some things”. They announced the end of their relationship in April 2021

Jennifer Lopez Albums

  • On the 6 (1999)
  • J.Lo (2001)
  • This Is Me… Then (2002)
  • Rebirth (2005)
  • Como Ama una Mujer (2007)
  • Brave (2007)
  • Love? (2011)
  • A.K.A. (2014)

Films starred

  • Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7 (1993)
  • Money Train (1995)
  • Jack (1996)
  • Blood and Wine (1997)
  • Selena (1997)
  • Anaconda (1997)
  • U Turn (1997)
  • Out of Sight (1998)

Jennifer Lopez cars

Jennifer Lopez owns exotic cars like Rolls Royce Ghost, Porsche 911 GTS, Bentley Continental GTC, Cadillac Escalade and Aston Martin DB7 is also part of her car collection.

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Jennifer Lopez net worth FAQ

What is Jennifer Lopez net worth?

Jennifer Lopez net worth 2021 is estimated at $450 million making her one of the richest musicians in the world

Why is JLo so rich?

Jennifer Lopez has multiple streams of income that contributes to her wealth. She is a successful singer, dancer, actress, producer and businesswoman

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