Themba Zwane’s salary at Mamelodi Sundowns in 2023-24

Silvester Gachinga

Mamelodi Sundowns is a continental giant, having lifted the CAF Champions League in 2016.

Undoubtedly, Sundowns has deep pockets owing to its success, and its players are among the highest-paid crop of footballers in South Africa and Africa.

Themba Zwane, a Mamelodi Sundowns club player, is known for his impressive field skills and luxurious lifestyle.

So, how much is Themba Zwane’s Salary? How much does Mamelodi Sundowns pay the South African midfielder?

  • Name: Themba Zwane
  • Date of birth: 3rd August 1989
  • Nationality: South African
  • Club: Mamelodi Sundowns
  • Position: Attacking midfielder

He earns R250,000 to R400,000 monthly

Owing to its success and superseding reputation, Mamelodi Sundowns offers hefty remuneration packages for its players and staff. Themba Zwane is in the top 10 list of the highest-paid players at Sundowns.

Themba Zwane’s weekly salary equals R13,333, translating to an estimated R250,000 to R400,000 monthly salary after he penned a three-year contract. The fee came as part of the deal said to be worth R15.4 million a year.

He has an impressive net worth of $2 million

Themba Zwane sitting on a coach
Themba Zwane is one of the top-earning footballers in Africa. Image: Instagram/mshishi18

Themba Zwane’s net worth is estimated at $2 million thanks to his salary at Sundowns and other endorsement deals.

With the hefty pay tag, Themba has to perform -and he does. He was integral to the Sundowns when they won the CAF Champions League in 2016.

The team also won the follow-up CAF Super League the following year, with Themba winning several personal accolades along the way, including:

  • 2019-20 PSL Footballer of the Season
  • 2019-20 PSL Player’s player of the season
  • 2019-20 PSL Midfielder of the season
  • 2019-20 Sundowns Player of the Season
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Before becoming the A-list football star he is currently renowned, Themba had a backstory and began his football career at M Tigers and Vardos FC in Tembisa.

He was later loaned out to Mpumalanga Black Aces before he completed an R1 million move to Sundowns.

At the club, Themba has won 5 Premier Division and 2 Nedbank Cups and has a market value of €750,000 as of the time of writing.

He has an undisclosed endorsement deal with Puma

Themba Zwane has a lucrative sponsorship deal with kit manufacturer Puma, whose amount is an undisclosed fee.

The German firm sponsors the player with training kits and new boots, which he regularly promotes on his social media account, such as the Future Z edition.

Themba Zwane  with Puma boots around his neck
Themba Zwane is sponsored by the German sportswear brand Puma. Image: Instagram/mshishi18

He is a brand ambassador for the Lexus car model

As one of the highest-paid players at Sundowns, Themba Zwane can afford some of the finest amenities in life. Some of them come for free.

Themba is a brand ambassador for the high-end Japanese automaker Lexus and proudly showcases his car collection on Instagram.

Themba Zwane’s salary has also allowed him to buy a white 2020 BMW Menlyn, a BMW X7 worth R 2,181,486, a Golf 7 GTI worth R360,000, and another Volkswagen Wagen reportedly costing around R350,000.

Themba’s pricey car collection doesn’t end there, as he owns another Lexus GS worth R350,000.

He later upgraded the GS 350 to its SUV model as part of his brand endorsement deal with the car manufacturer, costing R 500,000.

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Moreover, he was awarded another Lexus SUV worth R 2.2 million as a gift for being the automobile’s brand ambassador.


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