Quinton van der Burgh Biography & Net Worth
|Quinton van der Burgh
|Quinton van der Burgh
|Businessman, Television Personality, Television Producer, Miner, Philanthropist
Quinton van der Burgh is a successful South African billionaire businessman, television personality, television producer, and miner. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Burgh Group Holdings, a flourishing company he founded in 2004 that has business interests in coal mining, mining equipment, and marketing. Currently, his company owns several optional mines with a few more mines scheduled to be operational in the coming years. It has several drilling rigs, numerous prospecting rigs, as well as functioning and ongoing exploration programs. Furthermore, the company also has many new and joint ventures with several mining houses as well as countless open cast contracts for other mines by developing business strategies and mining coals for these companies. Before the founding of Burgh Group Holdings, van der Burgh spent 14 years of his life running businesses in the automotive, telecom, trading, and mining industries. He was based in South Africa between 1995 and 1999, where he led the marketing division of Lezmin, a holding company for a number of thriving businesses in the industrial sector. Eventually, he became a stakeholder in the company. He was then offered a post as the Managing Director of a telecommunications company that distributes car phones in the United Kingdom. After six months, he oversaw the merging of two telecom companies and formed the marketing unit. He later owned the resulting company and called it Voda-Telle International, managed it for five years and helped grow it to trade in over twelve countries. More details on his biography and successful professional endeavors have been provided in the article below.
Life & Career
Mr. Quinton van der Burgh was born and brought up in the beautiful country of South Africa. He studied in the country as well, completing his high school education at a prestigious secondary education in Pretoria before proceeding to the University of Pretoria from which he graduated with his bachelor’s degree.
For four years from 1995 to 1999, Quinton van der Burgh worked with Lezmin, a holding company concerned with numerous businesses across several sectors. He headed the marketing division at the company and eventually purchased the company’s stocks to become one of its shareholders.
He later received a juicy job offer to take on the position of managing director at a London-based telecom company distributing car phones in London. Along the line, he worked with several investors and shareholders of two struggling companies and merged their assets together to form the Voda-Telle International company, which he subsequently owned, managed for five years, and expanded to become a thriving business enterprise trading in over 12 countries.
Mr. Quinton later started Quinton Van Der Burgh Investments as a major shareholder in companies mainly focused on the energy and technology sectors. He is also very passionate about Media, running the QVDB Media company that specializes in content creation have developed countless reality television shows and feature films as well.
A businessman with a big heart, Mr. Quinton he is the President of Generosity Water Africa, an establishment that has given more than 415‚000 people across the continent of Africa access to clean drinking water. He also founded the Quinton van der Burgh Foundation as an organization that follows his self-proclaimed mission of trying to change people’s lives. Through his philanthropic organization, he specifically wants to help the poorest and most vulnerable people in South Africa.
In 2018, van der Burgh launched what many people regard as his most selfless initiative, #ActOfGenerosity. A project dedicated to helping South African citizens who are drowning in debt. Mr. Van Der Burgh promises to continue to help selected people ease their financial burdens out of his personal income, while also offering them financial counseling.
Quinton van der Burgh Net Wort
Quinton Van Der Burgh is one of South Africa’s billionaire businessmen. In addition to being successful in the business industry both locally and internationally, he is a popular reality television star in his country, as well as a philanthropist who has introduced a number of initiatives all designed to help the needy in society.
Quinton van der Burgh’s net worth is pegged at $2 billion dollars. A self-described playboy who achieved prominence after starring in the 2013 television show “The Shores”, a bulk of Mr. Quinton’s wealth is derived from his role as the founder and chief executive officer of the Cape Town-based firm Burgh Group Holdings. He has revealed that he earned his first million dollars before turning 21, and works hard without ceasing to be the richest person in Africa. His primary source of income is the Burgh Group Holdings which today holds investments in mining, hotels, media, and commercial real estate.