Tembeka Ngcukaitobi Biography: Age, Wife, Car, Net Worth, House, Siblings, Father, News, Wiki, Contact Details


Tembeka Nicholas Ngcukaitobi (born December 25, 1976) is one of the most talked-about young South African lawyers. He is best known for the role he played in the scandals that involved the former President of South Africa Jacob Zuma.

Hard work and intelligence are what the multi-award-winning author is known for. Tembeka Ngcukaitobi has further reached heights that jurists of his level would find challenging. His level of experience and expertise has earned him many recognitions.

The Western Cape-born Jurist revealed that he studied law to fulfill the wish of his father.

His late father was a law student at the University of Sonte, South Africa when he died. His level of determination has assisted the lawyer to remain relevant.

Tembeka Ngcukaitobi
Tembeka Ngcukaitobi biography
Tembeka Ngcukaitobi studied at the University of Transkei (LLB) and later enrolled at Rhodes University (LLM). He also studied at the London School of Economics and political science (LLM).
Background Information
Full Name: Debbie shokoya
Born: 25 December 1976 (age 45)
Place of Birth: Western Cape, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Parents: N/A
Education: LLB • LLM • LLM
Alma mater: University of Transkei • Rhodes University • London School of Economics and Political Science
Spouse • Wife: Undisclosed
Occupation: Lawyer • Author • Legal Hisotian
Net Worth: $500,000

Early Life

Tembeka Ngcukaitobi was born on Christmas day, 25 December 1976, in Western Cape, South Africa. He has been intelligent, determined, and strong since he was a child. He always stood out among his peers.

He is yet to disclose to The Nation where he had his primary and secondary school. 

Some reports claimed that the reputable lawyer came from a humble background. Hence, he struggled to build his career to the height it is. He is yet to reveal details about his father, mother, and siblings.

At the early times of his career, he was a law clerk to Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson at the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

He also worked for the Legal Resources Center as a candidate attorney. With time, he became the Director of its Constitutional Litigation Unit.


He is a BProc, LLB degree holder from the University of Transkei (Unitra). Tembeka graduated from Rhodes University with a Masters of Law, LLM. 

He also holds a Masters of Law, LLM from the London School of Economics. Tembeka became a senior counsel in 2019 after practicing law as an advocate for eight years.


Tembeka’s carer in Law career is among the fastest rising the South African history has recorded.

His interest in the profession dates back to his knowledge that his father died when he was a law student at UNISA.

Then he started his profession at the Constitutional Court of South Africa. There he was a law clerk for Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson.

He landed the position of Candidate Attorney at the Legal Resources Center. Eventually, he became the Director of its Constitutional Litigation Unit.

He served as the acting Judge at the Land Claims Court of South Africa in 2021. He is also an advocate of the High Court.

Tembeka played a notable role in the scandal of ex-president Jacob Zuma. He recorded major career achievements in 2019 when he received a nomination by the Johannesburg bar to become a senior counsel.

The position demands an experience of a decade to fifteen years of experience. But he had only eight years of experience at that time.


He has written and co-written several books and other literacy pieces. Some of his works include;

Land Matters: South Africa’s Failed Land Reforms and the Road Ahead2021
The Land is Ours: South Africa’s First Black Lawyers and the Birth of Constitutionalism2018
Collective Bargaining in the Workplace2011
The Constitutional Law Casebook2012

Contact details

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Personal Life

The bold, hard-working, brilliant, and popular Jurist loves his profession. He stands tall whenever matters about his profession come up. 

Tembeka Ngcukaitobi has achieved great and the love he has for his father drove him to study law. He achieved what life didn’t permit his father to. 

He has not disclosed his marital status and the love he has for his father drove him to study law. He achieved what life didn’t permit his father to. 

Social Media

The lawyer is active across many social media platforms. On Instagram, his account has over 10k followers. Tembeka Ngcukaitobi shares pictures about his books, views of politics, and other moments.

Net Worth

Legal practitioners are among the well-paid in South Africa. Legal historian Tembeka Ngcukaitobi is estimated to be worth $500,000.


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