Ndoni Mcunu Passed Away- Know About Her Biography, Wiki, Husband, Net Worth, Career

Ndoni Mcunu

Ndoni Mcunu was a well-known South African agronomist, researcher, climate scientist, and entrepreneur from La Lucia. As the founder of Black Women in Science, this lady is well-known throughout the country. In January 2015, she established this non-profit organization.

Aside from that, she worked as a researcher and climate scientist. She worked as a Researcher and Bilateral Engagement Lead for Climate Change, Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) at South South-North, according to her LinkedIn profile. Not only that, but Mcunu was a supporter of women.

Her name has also been included in a list of the top 50 most inspiring women in technology in South Africa. Ndoni Mcunu died on April 16, 2022, at the age of 33, according to reports. Read on to learn more about Ndoni Mcunu’s biography and death cause.

Ndoni Yamanzi Mcunu was a visionary in the field of social business and environmental research. She serves as a member of the South-North secretariat improvement group for the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office-supported Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) (FCDO). This is true, but she is also well-known in the country as the organizer of Black Women in Science (BWIS).

She founded the BWIS in January 2015, according to her LinkedIn profile. Aside from that, she completed her Ph.D. in environmental change and farming at Witwatersrand University’s Global Change Institute. Her focus was on determining how to make ranchers more resilient to the effects of climate change

Quick Facts

Real Name Ndoni Yamanzi Mcunu.
Famous As Ndoni Mcunu.
Occupation Agronomist, Researcher, Climate Scientist, and Entrepreneur.
Age (at the time of death) 33 Years Old.
Cause of Death Gas Leak.
Birthdate 30 November 1988 (Wednesday).
Date of Death 16 April 2022 (Saturday).
Birthplace La Lucia, South Africa.
Place of death Krugersdorp, South Africa.
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius.
Net Worth USD 2-3 million (approx.)
Qualification Graduate.
Alma mater Victory Christian Academy.
African Doctoral Academy 2016.
The University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Stellenbosch University.
The University of the Witwatersrand.
Ethnicity Mixed (African).
Nationality South African.
Religion Christian.
Parents Father: – Mr. Mcunu.
Mother: – Busi Mcunu.
Brother Zibuko Mcunu.
Sister Will Update.
Family Members Avumile Mcunu.
Mduduzi Mcunu.
Desree Mcunu.
Marital Status Engaged.
Fiancé Philani Mthembu.
Husband Will Update.
Engagement Date June 2020.
Relationship Status Committed.
Boyfriend Philani Mthembu.
Children Not Known
Height (approx.) In Feet Inches: 5′ 7″.
In Meters: 1.7 m.
In Centimetres: 170 cm.
Weight (approx.) In Kilograms: 55 kg.
In Pounds: 121 lbs.
Hair Color Black.
Hair Length Medium.
Piercing Ears.
Eye Color Black.
Dress Size 4 US.
Tattoos  None.
Earning Sources Agronomist Job.
Annual Salary $400K-450K USD (approx.).
Net worth 2022 $2-3 million USD (approx).

Ndoni Mcunu Early Life

Ndoni Mcunu was born to her parents on Wednesday, November 30, 1988, in La Lucia, South Africa, according to reports. She was a devout Christian. According to reports, Ndoni has had a strong interest in climate since he was a child. In terms of age, Ndoni was 33 years old at the time of her death on April 16, 2022. Mcunu had a good education.

Ndoni Mcunu age
Ndoni Mcunu

According to her LinkedIn profile, she received her basic education at Victory Christian Academy. She was then admitted to the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where she earned a BSC Honors in Environmental Science degree. She also received her master’s degree from the same institution. In 2019, she received her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from Stellenbosch University.

She also attended the University of the Witwatersrand to complete her Environmental Ph.D. She also graduated from the African Doctoral Academy in 2016. She later started working as a climate scientist.

Parents, Family

Ndoni Mcunu was a member of a joint family, according to reports. We discovered Ndoni’s father is a businessman after scrolling through her Instagram profile. Aside from that, her mother’s name is Busi Mcunu. She also shared numerous photos of herself with her parents.

Ndoni Mcunu Died As A Result Of A Gas Leak.

Ndoni Mcunu died on April 16, 2022, at the age of 33, according to reports. Mcunu was on vacation with companions at the Cradle of Humankind, according to her Instagram profile. Krugersdorp Police, who informed the community of the death, cited a gas leak at the convenience scene as the reasonable explanation for the death, which is expected to be the result of a posthumous and the conclusion of police investigations.

Her memorial service took place on Friday, April 22nd in Sandton, Johannesburg. According to sources, the funeral will be held on April 30, 2022, in La Lucia, Durban

Ndoni Mcunu passed away
Ndoni Mcunu


Ndoni began her career as a researcher at Agrumart, according to reports. She began working for the company in October 2016 and left in April 2017. She then began working at STADIO Higher Education as an Academic Programme and Content Development Assistant. She had been there for over a year. In addition, Ndoni Yamanzi Mcunu was a Climate Activist at Wilton Park.

In addition, Mcunu has worked as a consultant for The Education Commission on a contract basis. Ndoni rose to prominence after establishing a non-profit organization called Black Women in Science in January 2015.

According to Wikipedia, she co-founded this NGO with Mantombi Ngoloyi. Her own experience in the scientific world taught her that black women, in particular, often feel isolated and lack role models. Ndoni also worked as a Researcher and Bilateral Engagement Lead at South South-North until her death, according to sources.

Ndoni Mcunu Net Worth

Ndoni Mcunu made a good living from her profession. She has also received numerous awards and honors in recognition of her talent. Ndoni Yamanzi Mcunu’s net worth is estimated to be between $2 and $3 million (approx.) at the time of his death.

Ndoni Mcunu Husband and Relationship

According to media reports, Ndoni Mcunu was in a relationship with her boyfriend, Philani Mthembu. According to the reports, Philani is also a successful entrepreneur. The couple had been dating for quite some time. According to Ndoni’s Twitter profile, Philani proposed to her in June 2020.

She also posted a video of her engagement on her Twitter account. According to sources, the couple planned to marry this year. Ndoni died in April 2022 as a result of a gas leak. However, no accurate information about Mcunu’s previous love life is available.