Andile Jali's salary, net worth, cars, house, wife, age, Instagram

Andile Jali's salary, net worth, cars, house, wife, age, Instagram

Helix Odhiambo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:59 PM

South Africa has produced many talented footballers, including Andile Jali, who currently plays for Mamelodi Sundowns in the DStv Premiership. The midfielder also earns a decent amount per month. Join us as we look into Andile Jali's salary details, biography, and much more.

Andile Jali's contract
Andile Jali Mamelodi Sundowns reacts during a South African Premier Division match. photo: @andilejali15
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Jali developed an interest in soccer at a tender age. With the support of his parents and friends he gradually developed the talent to pursue his football career. What more can we learn about him?

Andile Jali's profile summary

  • Full name: Andile Ernest Jali
  • Nicknames: Mhlekazi, Gatusso
  • Date of birth: 10 April 1990
  • Place of birth: Matatiele, South Africa
  • Nationality: South African
  • Andile Jali's age: 31 (as of March 2022)
  • Height: 1.70 m
  • Profession: Footballer
  • Position(s): Defensive midfielder, Central midfielder
  • Foot: Right
  • Current team: Mamelodi Sundowns
  • Years active: 2016 - present
  • Jersey: 15
  • Salary: $37,600 per month
  • Net worth: Approximately $5 million
  • Andile Jali's Instagram: @andilejali_15
  • Facebook: @andilejali15
  • Twitter: @andilejali870


Mhlekazi hails from the Xhosa tribe. His father is called Skhumbuzo Jali. However, there are no details about his mother and siblings. He was born on the 10th of April 1990 in Matatiele, South Africa.

Who is Andile Jali's wife?

The footballer married Nonhle Ndala in 2015 after they dated for two years. Nonhle is a reality show star and fitness trainer. However, the couple had several problems in the relationship that led to their separation in late 2020.

So, is Andile Jali still married?

Mhlekazi is currently single. He has three children with Nonhle, daughter Amahle and twins Andlie Jr. and Amare.

Andile's football career

Andile Jali's age
Bafana Bafana's midfielder looks on during a training session with the South African national football team on 15 April 2010 in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Photo: Alexander Hassenstein)
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The 31-year-old began his youth career at a local club called Hot Spurs in 2002. He spent three years at the club before moving to Matat Professionals in 2006, where he started for one year.

Pretoria University football club

Mhlekazi's journey into professional football began in 2007 after joining the National First Division side, Pretoria University. However, he only stayed two years at the club before Soweto giants Orlando Pirates acquired his services.

Orlando Pirates

How much does Andile Jali earn?
Orlando Pirates midfielder Andile (L) escapes with the ball in front of Al-Ahly's player during their African Champions League first leg final in Soweto on 2 November 2013. Photo: Alexander Joe
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The midfielder joined the Black and White Kings in 2009, becoming a great addition to the squad. He was part of the historic generation under Dutch manager Ruud Krol. The squad won a back-to-back treble between 2010 and 2012.

Andile's impressive performance earned him praises from football fanatics. He was even compared to the legendary Benedict Vilakazi, who previously wore the number 15 jersey for the club.

Koninklijke Voetbalclub Oostende

Andile Jali's contract
South Africa's Jali controls the ball past Antwerp's players in Belgium's 2017/18 Jupiler Pro League match. Photo: Vincent Van Doornick
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The midfielder's brilliance earned him a dream move to Europe. Belgian Pro League side Oostende signed the versatile midfielder in 2014 for an estimated fee of $1.03 million. Jali helped Oostende to a 5th-place finish in the league during his second season at the club.

However, the Belgian club terminated Andile Jali's contract in April 2018, paving the way for his return to South Africa.

Mamelodi Sundowns

The player returned to PSL in 2018 after signing a five-year deal with Mamelodi Sundowns. His contract is expected to end in mid-2023.

Since joining Sundowns, the talented star has played 155 matches, scoring four goals and managing three assists, as of March 2022.

Andile Jali's salary 2021/22

His move to the Brazilians saw him become the highest-paid player in the club. So, how much does Andile Jali earn? The right-footed midfielder is paid about $37,600 per month or around $9,400 weekly in the 2021/22 season. Jali's current market value is $1.1 million.

International career

Andile Jali's net worth
Bafana Bafana's Jali celebrates a goal during their friendly match against Costa Rica at the national stadium in San Jose on 8 October 2015. Photo: Ezequiel Becerra
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Andile was part of the South African team at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt. He made his Bafana Bafana debut in a 3-0 victory over Zimbabwe on 27 January 2010.

The midfielder also represented his nation in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, where he played against Algeria, Ghana and Senegal.

Andile's Awards and achievements

Trophies are one of the primary measures of success for any player. The Sundowns player has won several silverware in his career.

  • Orlando Pirates: DStv Premiership (2010-11, 2011–12), Nedbank Cup (2011), Telkom Knockout (2011), MTN 8 (2010, 2011), Carling Black Label (2011, 2012)
  • Mamelodi Sundowns: DStv Premiership (2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21)

Individual awards

Andile Jali's house

The soccer star owns a double-story lavish house in South Africa. The house has several features, including beautiful gardens, a balcony, and a large swimming pool.

Andile Jali's cars

Andile Jali's cars
The 31-years-old enjoys the life of a modern footballer, thanks to the money he has made in his illustrious career. Photo: @andilejali15
Source: Facebook

He also owns a fleet of expensive cars ranging from Audi, Hyundai, Benz, and many others in his garage. For example, his collection of BMW 1 Series 118i is valued at around $35,640.

Andile Jali's net worth

Football is a financially lucrative career. The soccer star has an estimated net worth of $5 million that he has acquired from his football career.

Andile Jali's salary may be average compared to what European players earn, but his talent matches most overseas players. So while his chances of returning to Europe look slim, the midfielder remains committed to his club.

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Helix Odhiambo is an award-winning Kenyan journalist and content creator with over 6 years of experience. In 2016, he won the Goal Blaze Correspondent Award for young writers.