Peggy Sue KhumaloPeggy-Sue KhumaloSouth Africa

Peggy-Sue Khumalo Bio, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Education, Parents, Husband, Children

Former Miss SA, Peggy-Sue Khumalo to join Standard Bank's wealth division in February 2019

Peggy-Sue Khumalo Wiki

Peggy-Sue Khumalo Bio

Nonhlanhla Peggy-Sue Khumalo was born on 7th December 1972. She was crowned Miss South Africa in 1996 at the age of 24. She has changed her names three times ( Peggy Priscilla Erasmus to Peggy Priscilla Khumalo and subsequently to Nonhlanhla Peggy-Sue Khumalo). Peggy currently works at Investec, an international specialist banking and asset management group as the head of the public sector unit and BEE. She is set to leave her 17-year career at Investec to join Standard Bank’s wealth division in February 2019. Peggy-Sue will be the first woman to head the Standard Bank’s wealth division.
She was born on 7th December 1972 (Age 45 as of 2018)
Occupation Banker
  • Chelmsford Primary School
  • Haythorne High School in Pietermaritzburg SA
  • The University of Manchester, in the UK
Husband Xolani Gwala
Children 2 Daughters
Parent(s) Jumaima Khumalo (mother) and James Erasmus (father)
Net Worth / Salary She has an estimated Net Worth of 0.8 Million or 11.10 Rands as of 2018

Peggy-Sue Khumalo Biography

Peggy-Sue Khumalo was born in Newcastle, South Africa to parents Jumaima Khumalo (mother) and James Erasmus (father), a colored or white farmworker. She was however raised by her mother.  Peggy-Sue went to school at Chelmsford Primary School, a colored school in Newcastle SA, and later on, enroled at Haythorne High School in Pietermaritzburg SA.

Nonhlanhla Peggy-Sue Khumalo was awarded a scholarship by the then South African President, Nelson Mandela in collaboration with Stephen Koseff (CEO) of Investec Bank to study Economics at the University of Manchester, in the UK. Before her studies, she ran her PR and Communications company that boasted the likes of Anglo American as clients. In 2004, Upon completing her studies, Peggy-Sue joined Investec Bank UK where she worked as a Fixed Income analyst focusing on credit analysis of the European telecommunications, media and technology sectors. She was then transferred to Investec SA where she focused mainly on the public sector portfolio. Peggy-Sue is a recipient of several accolades throughout her career. In June 2012 she was appointed an Executive in Investec SA.

Peggy-Sue Khumalo Miss South Africa 1996

In 1996, Peggy-Sue then 24 set her ambitions on Miss South Africa. She won the title and was crowned in Miss South Africa 1996. Peggy-Sue was the third black Miss South Africa, with the first black beauty pageant, Jacqui Mofokeng being crowned in 1993.

Peggy-Sue caused a public outcry when she said that she would slaughter a goat and several cows if she won Miss Universe or Miss World which unfortunately never happened.

Peggy Sue Khumalo Miss SA 1996
Peggy Sue Khumalo Miss SA 1996

Peggy-Sue Khumalo Husband, Children

Peggy-Sue is married to TV and radio broadcaster, Xolani Gwala. The couple met via a mutual friend. They took their relationship to the next level after Xolani proposed to Peggy-Sue at his 40th Birthday celebration, held at his hometown of Impendle, KwaZulu-Natal SA. They have two children, girls.

Peggy Sue Khumalo husband
Peggy Sue Khumalo husband, Xolani Gwala


Moses Njoroge is the Senior Editor at Glob Intel, a news and IT service provider company. He has a wide range of experience in freelance writing, Web/System Development and other related IT services.

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