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Desmond Tutu Net Worth: How Rich was South African Priest?

Desmond Tutu was a South African Anglican bishop and theologian. On December 26th, 2021, he passed away at the age of 90. According to the source, Desmond died at the Oasis Frail Care Centre, tributes are pouring in on social media. He is survived by his wife Nomalizo Leah Tutu and kids named Mpho Andrea Tutu, Naomi Nontombi Tutu, Trevor Thamsanqa Tutu, Theresa Thandeka Tutu. Since he’s quite famous and people are curious to know more about Net Worth and Wealth, so wasting any time let’s delve into it.

How Rich is Desmond Tutu?

Desmond Tutu Net Worth

$2 Million to $3 Million USD

Desmond Tutu was born to Zachariah Zelilo Tutu (Father) and Allen Dorothea Mavoertsek Mathlare (Mother), he was born in Klerksdorp, northwest South Africa, and grew up in Gcuwa, Eastern Cape. He served as the South African Anglican bishop and was best known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist, also he was a theologian. From 1985 to 1986, he was the Bishop of Johannesburg, and between 1986 to 1996, he was Archbishop of Cape Town. Moreover, Desmond was the first black African to hold both positions. In 1996, he retired as archbishop and Mandela awarded Tutu the Order for Meritorious Service, which is South Africa’s highest honor. On December 26th, 2021 he died at the Oasis Frail Care Centre at the age of 90. Looking at his personal life, he tied the knot with Nomalizo Leah Shenxane on July 2nd, 1995, she was a teacher at the college when he first met her, they share four children Trevor Thamsanqa, Theresa Thandeka, Naomi Nontombi, and Mpho Andrea. Besides, he is the author of seven books including Crying in the Wilderness, Hope and Suffering: Sermons and Speeches, The War Against Children: South Africa’s Youngest VictimsThe Words of Desmond Tutu, The Rainbow People of God: The Making of a Peaceful Revolution, Worshipping Church in Africa, The Essential Desmond Tutu, No Future Without Forgiveness, An African Prayerbook, God Has a Dream: A Vision of Hope for Our Time, Desmond and the Very Mean Word, The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World and The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World.

The estimated Net Worth of Desmond Tutu is between $2 Million to $3 Million USD.

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