Nomalizo Leah Tutu (Desmond Tutu Wife) Bio, Age, Career, Net Worth

Nomalizo Leah Tutu Biography and Wiki

Nomalizo Leah Tutu is a South African activist. She is also the widow of Desmond Tutu. Desmond was a South African Anglican bishop and theologian famous for his work as an anti-apartheid human rights activist.

Nomalizo Leah Tutu Age and Birthday

Nomalizo was born Nomalizo Leah Shenxane on 14 October 1933 in Krugersdorp, South Africa. She is 88 years old asof 2021. Her birth sign is Libra.

Nomalizo Leah Tutu Height and Weight

Mrs. Tutu is a woman of average build. She is of average height and has maintained moderate weight. Her exact body measurements shall be updated once we acquire them from a credible source.

Nomalizo Leah Tutu Husband, Desmond Tutu

Nomalizo married Desmond Tutu on 2 July 1955 in South Africa. The couple had four children who are Trevor Thamsanqa, Theresa Thandeka, Naomi Nontombi, and Mpho Andrea. Mpho is a priest, author, and activist. All of their children attended the Waterford Kamhlaba School in Swaziland.

The couple renewed their marriage vows in 2015 in Orlando, Soweto, South Africa.

Nomalizo Leah Tutu Children, Kids

  • Trevor Thamsanqa
  • Theresa Thandeka
  • Naomi Nontombi
  • Mpho Andrea (Mpho Tutu van Furth)

Their grandchildren include:

  • Palesa Tutu
  • Lizo Tutu
  • Xabiso Gxashe
  •  Tebogo Joy Ngoma
  • Nompumelelo Ngomane
  • Mpilo Ngomane
  • Nyaniso Burris
  • Onalena Burris

Nomalizo Leah Tutu Desmond Tutu Death

Desmond Tutu was a South African Anglican bishop and theologian. He is famous for his work as an anti-apartheid human rights activist. Tutu was the bishop of Johannesburg from 1985 to 1986. He later became the archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996, in both cases being the first black African to hold the position.

Tutu was born Desmond Mpilo Tutu on 7 October 1931 in Klerksdorp, South Africa. He was educated at King’s College, University of London.

Tutu was pronounced dead on 26 December 2021 at the Oasis Frail Care Centre. He died from prostate cancer at the age of 90.

Nomalizo Leah Tutu Career

Leah Tutu is a nurse and a teacher. She served as an assistant to the registrar at the University of Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland between 1970 and 1972. She was one of the founding members of the South African Domestic Workers Association.

From 1976 until 1984, she was the director of the South African Institute of Race Relations’ Domestic Workers and Employers Project. In 1988, she co-founded the Desmond Tutu Peace Center with Desmond Tutu. She speaks to a variety of churches and women’s groups.

Nomalizo Leah Tutu Net Worth

Mrs. Tutu has a net worth ranging from $5 million to $20 million. She has been able to acquire this fortune from her profession.

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