Siphiwe Tshabalala Salary Per Month And Biography

Net Worth And Biography – Siphiwe Tshabalala Salary Per Month. Football is a unifying force that binds together people from a different tribe, race, cultural background, traditions, and religion.  Africa is a continent that has a lot of people who are gifted and talented in virtually all aspects of life. There are a lot of individuals who are gifted with great abilities when they participate in sporting activities. Not only that, but South Africa is also a country in Africa that has arisen in the area of sporting activities particularly in the beautiful game of football. Before going into the details of Siphiwe Tshabalala Salary Per Month, let’s learn more about SA footballs.

SA has produced diverse talents among which have played at the highest peak of the footballing world and examples are; Steven Pienaar, Aaron Mokoena, Benni McCarthy, Mark Fish, Siyabongan Nwellane, Bernard Parker and Siphiwe Tshabalala and many more.  South Africa as an independent nation has participated in some world cup competition and also in the African nation’s cup. Even though on the contrary, this may not be a football-loving state like other nations in Africa, for example; Nigeria, Cameroun, etc, yet the people of South Africa have begun developing a passion for the beautiful game of football. The league has excellent and sufficient stadiums with large capacities to contain large numbers of spectators including good training pitches for each club in the league.


  • Full Name: Lawrence Siphiwe Tshabalala
  • Age/Date Of Birth: September 25, 1984
  • Career: Professional Footballer
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Height/Weight: 1.7 m/72 Kg
  • Salary Per Month: R450,000
  • Club: Kaizer Chiefs FC
  • Club Country: South Africa
  • Nationality: South African

African players have a considerable amount of wealth although this cannot be compared to European counterparts who have been able to acquire for themselves large sums of contracts on and off the football pitch. This write-up is centered on Siphiwe Tshabalala’s salary per month, net worth, and biography.


Siphiwe Tshabalala is a South African national team player who has represented his country at the world cup in 2010 which was hosted in South Africa. Siphiwe Tshabalala was born on September 25th, 1984 in Soweto South Africa, and that is where he grew up with his family in (Soweto), South Africa. He is 1.70 meters in height, weighs about 72 kg and his birth name is Itumeleng Isaac Khune. He was born to the family of Mr. Isaac Tshabalala and Mrs. Rebecca Makhubu as both parents are all citizens of South Africa by birth. He has an active career which started in 2003 and still playing to date. Also, he is married to Bokang Montjane.

The Bafana-Bafana is the name of his national team side and he occupies the midfield position where he played as a midfielder. He deputized for the South African national football team in 2006 and also was signed in 2007 by the Kaizer Chiefs of the South African Premier Soccer League.


Siphiwe Tshabalala became one of the first players to be called up to the South African National team while still playing in the National First Division. Absolutely, Siphiwe Tshabalala got his national team debut in an International friendly against 6 times African nation cup holder Egypt on the 14th of January 2006. He has been part of the South Africa squads for the following years; in 2006 African Nations Cup, the 2008 African Nations Cup and the also during the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup. Upon gaining his 50th cap/appearance for the national team of South Africa on 11th of June 2010, he scored the first goal of the FIFA World Cup Tournament which was played against the male National team of Mexico, and the goal was scored in the 55th minute in the FNB Stadium at Johannesburg South Africa. As a result, the game went on to finish at a 1–1 draw. Ultimately the goal scored by Siphiwe Tshabalala went on to receive a nomination for goal of the year by FIFA after the tournament.

Tshabalala was later on given an invitation to be called up to two of South Africa’s world cup qualifiers, and he was opportune to play against Senegal for the first time since 2014.

He began his youth career began with Phiri Arsenal in Southern Africa and went on to make his debut professionally for Alexandra United in 2003.

He (Siphiwe Tshabalala) will forever be remembered in the hearts of South Africans hence he cannot be easily forgotten in a hurry because it was him who scored the Bafana-Bafana opening goal during the world cup competition hosted in the South African soil. Siphiwe Tshabalala is rated amongst the richest South African footballers ever to have existed in the world. Having been opportune to play alongside players like Benni Mccarthy, Itumeleng Khune, Senzo Meyiwa, Steven Pienaar, etc, on the South African national team, Siphiwe Tshabalala has done absolutely well for him.


For being an exceptional player for Kaizer Chiefs, his outstanding and remarking performances put on the field of play over the years as attracted him to many football-loving fans all around South Africa and the globe. Football as a sport in the nation of South Africa has been enjoying tremendous sponsorship deals compared to other nations in Africa. These sponsorship deals have come especially from telecommunication giants operating in the country and examples are Vodacom, Mtn, etc. not only that sponsorships are received from companies in different areas of the South African Economy System. Below are some of his career trophies won for his club side.

  • As of 2013, the Nedbank Cup was also won by his team.
  • The Absa Premiership is the top and richest trophy in the history of the South African Football Association. The trophy was won by Kaizer Chiefs in the 2012-2013 football season and also in the 2014–2015 football season.
  • Within the period of 5 years, Kaiser Chiefs have won the Telkom Knockout Cup 3 times within this time frame namely; in 2007, in 2010, in 2011.
  • Telkom Charity Cup was won in 2010 by Kaizer Chiefs. This team from records is one of the best footballing teams in the Southern African region.
  • A year after winning the MTN 8 trophy, Kaizer Chiefs went on to win the Vodacom Challenge Cup in 2009. This feat will long be remembered in the history books of the competition.
  • In 2008, he won the MTN 8 cup which is usually competed among other footballing teams in the league. This is a total number of 8 top teams we come together to challenge for the trophy after the season comes to an end.


  • In 2010 Siphiwe Tshabalala was nominated for the South African Football Association also known as SAFA Awards for the Footballer of the Year. Having won the award that year, it distinguished him above other footballers in his country for that footballing year.

Tshabalala in the 2008-2009 season continued with the persistent delivery of goals, winning him the following awards;

  • Kaizer Chiefs Player and Players’ Player of the Year award at the gala award ceremony held by Kaizer Chiefs.
  • The Website Player of the Year, Goal of the Season and Readers’ Choice awards and cash prize of R170,000.
  • Also is the Nissan X-Trail award.

Due to is efforts in all the teams played, Siphiwe Tshabalala has a unique style of play which according to Tshabalala is described as “a tricky winger with pace and can deliver fantastic crosses. His left boot can pack a powerful shot and he is a great option for set pieces as he has the ability to bend the ball”.  Talking about players to rest assured of when on the issues of defending set-pieces called Tsabalalala.


Siphiwe Tshabalala in October 2009, alongside Chelsea football star in the person of Cesc Fabregas, was the first two players in the world to launch the new Nike CTR360 Maestri boots. With a lucrative contract signed with his current club Kaizer Chiefs, his current worth is estimated at about 5 million dollars.

He earns a total of R450,000 as monthly take-home pay (wages) which is far larger than many players plying their trade in the South African league.

Also, he has a fleet of cars they ride, some of which were provided for by his sponsors and among which are;

Lexus IS 350 valued at around R450 000. Lexus is a key sponsor of this unique player called Siphiwe Tshabalala. Not only that BMW125i is valued roughly at R401,926 and one of his lovely cars is the Range Rover an estimated cost of R800,000. All of these cars are at various costs.

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Having gone through the life of Siphiwe Tshabalala, it is pertinent to note that man is an established professional footballer who has grown through the ranks of the footballing map, therefore, bringing him to international recognition not only within the shores of Africa but also beyond. Footballers in this generation have been enjoying a free flow of wealth due to the high inflow of supporters, viewers and sponsorship deals that have enabled the various clubs to be able to freely finance their various sports projects. 

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