Minister of Electricity, Kgosientso ‘Sputla’ Ramokgopa and Tokyo Sexwhale with their brides.
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Minister must-have? SA politicians with young, glam wives [photos]

The Minister of Electricity has made headlines for many reasons – including his young wife. Here are more politicians with glam WAGS…


Minister of Electricity, Kgosientso ‘Sputla’ Ramokgopa and Tokyo Sexwhale with their brides.
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The Minister of Electricity – Kgosientso “Sputla” Ramokgopa – has been revealed, as so has his beautiful, glamorous wife.

And like many politicians, including former cabinet minister Tokyo Sexwale, having a younger, attractive spouse is nothing out of the ordinary.

Both Kgosientso and Tokyo have a substantial age gap between them and their pretty partners. But they’re not the only public profiles flaunting a younger model.

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On 25 January 2015, Kgosientso – commonly known as “Sputla” – married his baby mama Georgia Shekeshe in a beautiful wedding ceremony. And it was a double celebration for the now Minister of Electricity: his wedding day was also his 40th birthday!

He said of the special day: “The most beautiful woman on earth agreed to be the mother of our children and to be #MrsRamokgopa”.

Minister of Electricity
Kgosientso and Georgia Image via Instagram @sputlakgosientsho

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Here are a few facts about the couple.

  • Kgosientso and Georgia have a 13-year age gap. They met in 2011 when Georgia was a PA to the-then Tshwane mayor. At the time, she was 23 years old.
  • When their relationship turned romantic, Georgia resigned from her post.
  • The couple had both a traditional wedding in Limpopo in 2014 and a white wedding in Paarl in 2015.
  • On her wedding day, Georgia wore a dress imported from Spain. She was also given the name Mmatabudi in accordance with Kgosientso’s Batlokwa culture.
  • The couple have a son, Matthew, who is now nine years old.

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Like the Minister of Electricity, former minister Tokyo Sexwhale also has a much younger wife. Tokyo tied the knot with his baby mama Natacha Da Silva back in November in November.

The couple started dating in 2013 when Natacha was a 22-year-old student and Tokyo was 60 years old. In 2016, the couple welcomed their first child, a baby boy. Tokyo Sexwale is also a dad to son Chris and daughter Gabrielle with his first wife Judy van Vuuren.

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Tokyo and Judy split in 2014 after 19 years of marriage.

Meanwhile, 62-year-old ANC stalwart Carl Niehuas is married to 27-year-old model Noluthando Mdluli. The couple also recently announced that they had made things official.

Also on the list is Minister of Police Bheki Cele whose beautiful wife Thembeka Ngcobo is 20 years his junior.

Surprisingly former president Jacob Zuma’s baby mama and Real Housewives of Durban star Nonkanyiso “LaConco” Conco is a youthful 30 years old – a whopping 50 years younger than him!