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Jacob Zuma Net Worth:Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, GCB (born 12 April 1942) is the President of South Africa, elected by parliament following his party's victory in the 2009 general election. He was reelected in the 2014 election.Zuma is the President of the African National Congress (ANC), the governing political party, and was Deputy President of South Africa from 1999 to 2005. Zuma is also referred to by his initials JZ and his clan name Msholozi. Zuma became the President of the ANC on 18 December 2007 after defeating incumbent Thabo Mbeki at the ANC conference in Polokwane. He was re-elected as ANC leader at the ANC conference in Manguang on 18 December 2012, defeating challenger Kgalema Motlanthe by a large majority. Zuma was also a member of the South African Communist Party (SACP), briefly serving on the party's Politburo until he left the party in 1990. On 20 September 2008, Thabo Mbeki announced his resignation after being recalled by the African National Congress's National Executive Committee. The recall came after South African High Court Judge Christopher Nicholson ruled that Mbeki had improperly interfered with the operations of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), including the prosecution of Jacob Zuma for corruption.Zuma has faced significant legal challenges. He was charged with rape in 2005, but was acquitted. In addition, he fought a long legal battle over allegations of racketeering and corruption, resulting from his financial advisor Schabir Shaik's conviction for corruption and fraud. On 6 April 2009, the National Prosecuting Authority decided to drop the charges, citing political interference.
|Birth date:||April 12, 1942|
|Birth place:||Durban, Natal, South Africa|
|Profession:||Politician, President of the African National Congress (ANC), President of South Africa since 2009|
|Spouse:||Gertrude Sizakele Khumalo, Gloria Bongekile Ngema (m. 2012-)|
|Children:||Duduzane Zuma, Thuthukile Zuma, Phumzile Zuma, Duduzile Zuma, Gugulethu Zuma, Mziwoxolo Edward Zuma, Nokuthula Nomaqhawe Zuma, Msholozi Zuma, Manqoba Kholwani Zuma, Nhlakanipho Vusi Zuma, Mxolisi Zuma, Thandekile Matina Zuma, Sinqobile Zuma, Sinqumo Zuma, Thandisiwe Zuma|
|Parents:||Nobhekisisa Zuma, Geinamazwi Zuma|
|Siblings:||Joseph Zuma, Michael Zuma, Muthukabongwa Zuma|
|Awards:||Nelson Mandela Award for Outstanding Leadership (1998), Nelson Mandela Award for Outstanding Leadership, Honorary degrees|
|Movies:||"The Passion of Jacob Zum" (2009), "Motherland" (2009 Documentary)|