Jacob Zuma has an estimated net worth of aroun Million Dollars, today we look at 10 expensive things he owns.
10. Dubai Home
Jacob Zuma"/>Zuma’s massive mansion in Dubai… Mugabe lives next door!
The Gupta Brothers, a wealthy Indian business family, are alleged to have purchased this property for Jacob Zuma. It is located in the emirates hills section of the city and is estimated to be worth close to $31 million dollars.
The house is not just next door to former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's home, but it is also one of the largest in the area.
The property contains ten bedrooms and thirteen bathrooms, as well as a marble entryway with a grand double staircase leading to the upper grand level.
There are nine reception rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, and a BBQ area, as well as parking for some of Jacob Zuma's eleven automobiles.
Keep an eye out for another of Jacob Zuma's houses that is ten times larger than this one!
9. Lamborghini Aventador
Thought to be owned by one of Jacob Zuma’s nephew’s, this car has an average price of around $441,000 dollars.
A 690 horsepower V12 3.5 litre engine powers the automobile to a top speed of 217.5 mph and a 0-60 mph time of roughly 2.9 seconds.
The car has an electronically controlled all-wheel drive system and a single-clutch seven-speed semi-automatic transmission.
The car's production was limited to 500 units and deliveries began in the first quarter of 2016, however the firm claimed in 2016 that it had sold over 5,000 Aventadors.
8. Dubai Flat
Owned by another one of Jacob Zuma’s sons, this large flat is located in the worlds tallest building the Burj Khalifa.
The Burj's apartments are reported to be among the most costly in the area, with prices ranging from $1 million to more than $10 million.
Bedrooms, baths, kitchens, and balconies with views of the landscape are all included in the flats.
A private gym, a swimming pool, a 24-hour concierge, and 24-hour security are also available within the property.
Each apartment has its own parking space within the building, as well as access to the complex's basketball, tennis, and community park.
7. Land Rover Discovery
This enormous Land Rover Discovery, which belonged to one of Zuma's wives, was purchased for her by Jacob Zuma and is said to have cost around $40,000 dollars.
The Discovery has a towing capability of 1,800 to 2,200 kg, a 300 horsepower 3.0 TDV6 2.7 litre Recon Engine, and a 3.0 TDV6 2.7 litre Recon Engine.
The vehicle has a top speed of 111.8 to 135.5 mph, a 0-60 mph time of 6.9 to 8 seconds, and a fuel economy of 26 to 43 miles per gallon.
The automobile boasts an on-board entertainment system as well as an 825 Watt Surround Sound System with 14 speakers and a dual-channel sub-woofer in terms of technology.
The Discovery boasts its own on-board wi-fi hotspot and includes rear seat entertainment.
6. Nkandla Homestead
Former President Jacob Zuma owns this massive Nkandla Homestead, which was also the seat of his power during his time in government. It is by far one of the most valuable items on the list.
The house is encircled by high gates and guard towers, with access confined to an underground tunnel and a heavily guarded road approach. It is by far the most protected estate in South Africa.
Upgrades to the estate's security are said to have cost over $20 million, and Zuma has been criticized for the re-vamp, according to international press reports.
An amphitheatre, a spring for clean water, 21 various buildings for visiting dignitaries, and a big swimming pool are among the interesting elements of the compound.
The facility has its own hospital, security headquarters, and even a helipad.
5. Range Rover Sport
The Range Rover Sport, thought to belong to another of Zuma's wives (he now has seven), is the pinnacle of the Range Rover series.
The car is expected to cost around $100,000 and includes many of the features found in other luxury SUVs.
The sport's 5-litre supercharged V8 engine can accelerate from 0-60 in only 5 seconds, with a top speed of between 124.9 and 175.8 mph.
The newest models of the sport include back seat entertainment, a media steering wheel, voice recognition technology, and a Meridian sound system with 13 speakers, making it another car with access to some of the best technology available.
4. Patek Philippe Complication Watch
The Patek Philippe Complication, which costs close to $45,000, is the type of watch you'd expect to see on a high-ranking figure like Jacob Zuma.
The case is polished 18kt white gold, and the dial is silvered "opaline" with polished white gold dauphin shaped hands.
The Day & Month windows are displayed beneath the 12 o'clock position on the watch, which has its own built-in calendar.
With an automatic movement and a fixed bezel, the watch is scratch resistant and has a water resistance of up to 100 feet..
3. Audi A6
The Audi A6 is a stylish automobile with a sophisticated feel that comes in at a more reasonable price of roughly $42,000 dollars.
The car has a top speed of 128 mph and a 0-60 mph time of approximately 5.2 seconds.
The cabin has been redesigned and now comes standard with a 7.0-inch touchscreen system as well as on-board technology such as adaptive cruise control and automated emergency braking.
A supercharged and intercooled V-6 engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode.
The car features all-wheel drive and seats five passengers. It can stop from 70 to 60 miles per hour in 159 feet.
2. Pretoria Restaurants
In addition to being a powerful politician, Jacob Zuma has a slew of other economic interests in the state, including restaurants in Pretoria.
One of these locations is part of the "Fat Zuma Burger" burger business, which serves big mac-style meals and sells everything from coffee to milkshake beverages.
He is also said to own a number of additional gourmet dining establishments in the city.
1. Audi Q7
Zuma’s Audi Q7 is one of the flagship’s of the range
The Audi Q7 is the company's flagship model, with a price range of roughly $65,000 dollars and an attractive, powerful design.
With seating for seven passengers over three rows and child seats for six of them, the Zuma family will have plenty of room in this vehicle.
By electronically folding down the second row of seats, the 770-litre boot can be expanded to 1,955 litres.
Audi Smartphone Interface, MMI Navigation Plus, and Audi Connect Safety and Service features are all available on newer models of the vehicle.
On the dash, there's a big heads-up display, Xenon headlights, and a Bang & Olufsen speaker system with great entertainment sound.
Jacob Zuma is also said to own a number of other high-end limousines, some of which are equipped with body armor.
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