Venda-born Sam Mshengu of Sam Holdings talks about how he made his millions

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Sam Mshengu of Sam Holdings has finally responded to questions, speculations, and criticisms he received on social media following his 72-car Durban July convoy at the weekend. The Mpumalanga-based businessman set tongues wagging after having presumably the longest convoy at the event boasting top of the range cars, with most asking how he made his money. Of the 72 cars, 10 were his.

Born in Makwarela, Venda, Mshengu opened up about his difficult upbringing, mostly due to the passing of his soldier father, who was shot dead in DRC Congo when he was only two days old. Mshengu’s family struggled to a point of lacking food, which resulted in him dropping out of school at the age of 11, he told Aldrin Sampear on Power FM on Friday.

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