Currently one of the richest individuals in South Africa, he now controls a fortune in excess of $3 billion dollars, owns one of the largest and most expensive homes in South Africa and was brought up in a business oriented family after graduating University with a degree in law.
Dubbed a serial investor who has signed the giving pledge to donate at least half his wealth to charity when he dies, today Vidello Productions is taking a look at the incredible billionaire lifestyle of Patrice Motsepe and delve inside his trillionaire mindset.
10 – Cape Town Mansion
Located in the ultra-prestigious area of Bishopscourt, Patrice Motsepe owns this amazing, state-of-the-art mansion which cost him around $750,000 dollars.
This incredible home features two separate wings, with the residential wing and staff wing separate from each other.
Featuring six bedrooms, each with their own dressing room, the mansion also has access to a music room, home cinema and large wine cellar.
The dining room can accommodate twenty four people while outside, Motsepe has access to a swimming pool, tennis court and ten-bay garage.
Other rooms inside this amazing property include a billiard room, home gym and a special area where each car can be washed separate from the garage.
The property covers 12,000 meters squared and is thought to be the primary residence of Motsepe when he is in Cape Town.
9 – Bentley Continental GT
Needing to move around in both comfort and style, Patrice Motsepe has just what is required to cruise the streets of South Africa in luxury.
The businessman’s Bentley Continental GTC is the epitome of luxury with an average price tag of around $200,000.
The car has a top speed of 205.7 mph, a 0-62 mph speed of 4.1 seconds, and features a powerful 6.0-liter V12 engine.
The latest Continental GT is based on an all-new platform that was developed with Porsche and is both lighter and packed with technology features.
Some of the more interesting features of the Continental GT include Apple Car Play, adaptive cruise control, lane detection, night vision cameras, matrix beam headlights and a 16-channel, 1,550-watt Bang & Olufsen sound system.
Everything in the car is also customizable including the pedals, carpets and even the colour of the leather upholstery.
8 – Val De Vie Estate
One of the largest, and most expensive estates in the whole of South Africa, Val De Vie Estate became part of the Patrice Motsepe business empire in 2016 with him taking a 20% ownership stake.
Plots of 2,000 meters squared often change hands for $150,000 dollars, and as part of the investment deal, Motsepe acquired the entire first phase of the Pearl Valley development.
The investment also came with a large plot for the development of the Mantis Collection Pearl Valley Hotel, a luxury resort that features its own gold course, apartments and spa.
Other features on the estate include a clubhouse, 34-hectare equestrian farm and the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, along with 200 residential plots.
Its understood that Motsepe has purchased a considerable amount of land in and around the site with over $500,000 dollars spent.
7 – Mercedes Benz S65 AMG
Its one of the most amazing cars on the planet and features a 6-litre V12 Cylinder Turbo engine and seven-speed automatic transmission.
Patrice Motsepe has access to 621 bhp on a car that has no shortage of ridiculousness including its price tag, coming in at $222,700 dollars.
Featuring All-Wheel Drive, Motsepe can handle any terrain thrown at him and has quilted leather seats and the power to get to 60mph in 5.2 seconds.
Safety for Patrice Motsepe is also of great concern and he need not worry thanks to the S65’s awesome safety record.
It features parking distance sensors, rear view camera’s, electronic stability control, hill start assist, and ABS with brake assist, as well as ISOFIX anchors on the outboard rear seats.
Dual-zone climate control and rear privacy glass also come as standard and while the there’s blind spot monitoring is cool, the Dystonic distance pilot assist is way cooler.
6 – Hawker 4000 Private Jet
Thought to have cost Patrice Motsepe around $22 million dollars, his Hawker 4000 Private Jet has seen many famous celebrities travel aboard including Raper 50 Cent.
Originally known as the Hawker Horizon, this super-midsize business jet was developed by Hawker Beechcraft and features a top speed of 1,005 km/h.
With a wingspan of 19 meters and a range of 6,075km, Motsepe can not only travel fast, but also in style thanks to the cabin’s luxury interior.
The jet has two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW300 engines, is made using carbon composites and allows for non-stop flights between London and Dubai.
Other features of this amazing aircraft include a heated baggage area, stand-up cabin, built-in restroom and 8-seat configuration.
This jet is one of the cheaper options when flying private and operating costs are low compared to others in its class.
5 – 2007 BMW 750-iL
Considered to be a fan of BMW cars, Patrice Motsepe actually owns two, but more on his upgraded BMW later in the video.
The 750 il features a twin-turbo, 4-liter V8 engine that has a power output of 445 horsepower.
With a $78,900 dollar starting price, this car is mainly used by Motsepe when he is travelling to and from business meetings and features both a 6-speed shift able automatic transmission and rear wheel drive.
Some of the interior features include seats with adjustable lumbar support, tire pressure monitoring, self-leveling headlights and a whiplash protection system.
On-board entertainment includes AM/FM CD-controller stereo, 10 speaker system with 2 subwoofers and both an auxiliary audio input and radio data system.
4 – Mamelodi Sundowns
President of the Confederation of African Football, Patrice Motsepe bought a 51% share in the Mamelodi Sundowns back in 2004, later becoming the sole owner of the club thanks to the purchase of remaining shares.
The team is currently ranked as the richest in South Africa with a net worth of roughly $26.33 million dollars.
The club has produced some of the wealthiest soccer players in the country and have made 4 appearances in the Confederation of African football’s confederation cup and one appearance in the super cup.
They became only the second South African team to be crowned champions of Africa in 2016.
3 – BMW 760 iL
Moving onto Patrice Motsepe’s more powerful BMW now and his BMW 760 iL is a decent upgrade on the 750 iL we previously featured.
The car comes with a price tag of $157,800, over double what his other BMW costs and features adaptive suspension, four-wheel steering with access to ventilated and massaging front seats.
The car has access to a much upgraded Intuitive infotainment system, Bluetooth, USB ports and Wi-Fi hotspot.
The cars Harman Kardon audio system provides great sound and Additional standard features include a panoramic moonroof, quad-zone automatic climate control and remote start.
The car has a top speed of 189 mph and can hit 60mph in just 4.5 seconds, but the best part about the car, its security edition is completely bulletproof.
2 – Tyme Bank
Previously completely owned by Motsepe’s African Rainbow Capital, this exclusively digital retail bank is based in South Africa and does not have any physical bank branches.
Dubbed, banking in the cloud, the service relies on an Android banking App, Internet Banking site and a partnership with two retail chains.
A national network of self-service kiosks facilitate the account opening process and permission for TymeBank to operate exclusively online was granted on 28 September 2017.
The first bank in South Africa to put its core-banking platform in the cloud, 11 million unbanked South Africans were automatically given access to banking services.
Tyme stands for take your money everywhere and in 2019 Ethos Private Equity became a stakeholder in the company with an 8% share.
As of November 28th 2019, the bank has signed up one million customers, increasing that to four million customers by October 2021.
The bank has an estimated net worth of around 74 billion South African Rand.
1 – Stellenbosch Winery
It appears that mining is not the only business that Patrice Motsepe has delved into as he has now been revealed as the purchaser of the Hidden Valley in the famed South African wine region of Stellenbosch.
Purchased for more than $5 million dollars, the estate covers over 16 hectares that are planted to Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc.
South Africa is the ninth-biggest wine producer in the world, producing 4% of the world’s wine, so it is easy to see why Motsepe has branched out into this thriving industry.
Experts believe that Motsepe’s investment into the industry will bring many more people to the area through both tourism and business interests.
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