Jabu Mabuza Biography, Age, Career and Death

Jabu Mabuza Biography

Jabulane Albert Mabuza also known as Jabu Mabuza was a South African businessman and investor. He was the chairman of the Electricity Supply Commission (ESCOM). Jabu Mabuza was born in February 1958 in Waterval Boven, South African.

Jabu Mabuza Profile


Jabu Mabuza

Real Name

Jabulane Albert Mabuza

Date of Birth

February 1958


63 Years (2021)

State of Origin



South Africa







Known for

Chairman ESCOM



Net Worth

$10 million


June 16, 2021

Cause of Death


Educational Background

Jabu Mabuza education

In 1976, Jabu Mabuza was expelled from school for participating in the 1976 Student protest in Soweto. He graduated from University of Limpopo.

Career and Business

Jabu Mabuza business

Jabu Mabuza started his career as a clerk at the then Department of Bantu Affairs in 1980. To make ends meet, he drove taxi in Daveyton and subsequently bought his own taxi.

In the 1980s, Jabu Mabuza helped founded the Foundation for African Business and Consumer Services. He subsequently became the organization’s CEO in 1990.

Jabu Mabuza was the CEO of Tsogo Sun Holdings, a South African hotel, gaming and entertainment group.

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He was the Independent Chairman of Telkom SA SOC Ltd, Anheuser-Busch InBev/SABMiller – Africa, Business Leadership South Africa, the Casino Association of South Africa and Net 1 UEPS Technologies

Jabu Mabuza was a board member of Tanzania Breweries Limited, Castle Brewing Company in Kenya, Corporate Council on Africa in Washington DC and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)

He was the Lead Independent Non-Executive Director of MultiChoice.

Prior to his appointment as the chairman of ESCOM, Jabu Mabuza served as the president of South Africa’s apex business body, Business Unity South Africa (BUSA)

In January 2018, Jabu Mabuza was appointed the chairman of the Electricity Supply Commission (ESCOM), a state-owned power utility company and the largest producer of electricity in Africa.

Personal life

Jabu Mabuza wife

Jabu Mabuza was married to his wife Siphiwe with children.


Jabu Mabuza death

Jabu Mabuza died on June 16, 2021 at the age of 63. He died of Covid-19 complications.

Jabu Mabuza Net Worth

Jabu Mabuza Net Worth

Jabu Mabuza net worth is estimated to be $10 million


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