Sheila Gashumba’s net worth and sources of wealth

Sheila Gashumba

Sheila Gashumba is a lot of things. She is an award-winning Ugandan TV host, an entertainer, a businesswoman, a model, and a philanthropist.

The 26-year-old ambitious socialite began her career in the limelight at a very young age and has graced the screens of the biggest television channels in the country, interviewed some of the biggest names in Africa and presented at some of the most prestigious events.

Over time, Sheila Gashumba’s success in the limelight has also brought her success to her bank accounts and she is minting big money. Here is a look at Sheila Gashumba’s net worth and sources of wealth that keeps increasing with time.

What is Sheila Gashumba’s net worth?

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As of 2023, Sheila Gashumba’s net worth is estimated to be around $500K. She has accumulated this incredible wealth from her work on television, her endorsement deals as well as her investments in business.

Here is a look at how each of her hustles have paid off for Sheila Gashumba.

Sheila Gashumba’s Television career

Sheila Gashumba career as TV hostSheila Gashumba’s net worth is largely contributed to her work on television which began when she was only ten years old on WBS TV as a presenter for a kids’ show. After two years, she moved on to hosting the Teens Club on WBS TV. In 2007, she became the youngest journalist to cover the CHOGM.

As her career progressed, Sheila moved to NTV where she hosted T-Nation and later The Beat alongside Douglas Lwanga. Her roles on NTV made Sheila Gashumba’s name a national brand.

In November 2021, Sheila moved on to NBS TV where she hosts an entertainment show called the NBS After5 every Monday to Friday.

After leaving NTV, Sheila Gashumba cited poor salaries for her departure from the media house, it is reported that she earned a monthly salary of about Sh.50,000. According to Galaxy FM, Sheila currently takes home about Sh.1.7 million, which is more than she allegedly used to earn before.

In addition to her work on TV, Sheila recently announced that she would be joining the deejaying world and we can’t wait for her debut.

Sheila Gashumba the businesswoman

Besides her work in the media, Sheila Gashumba also makes money from her successful ventures in business.

The young entrepreneur has invested in the fashion industry. In 2014, she founded Gash Glam Loft which deals in women’s clothes and accessories including clothes and handbags, as well as wigs and hair extensions.

Sheila Gashumba’s endorsement deals

Having created a big name for herself both on-screen and on social media, Sheila Gashumba is among the most sought after influencers by brands and she has landed several lucrative deals with some of the biggest brands including the following:

  • Sausage King Uganda Limited
  • Coca Cola
  • Afri-Cell
  • Centenary Bank
  • Radiant Beauty Products
  • Tecno Mobile

In the past, this petite socialite disclosed that she is the highest paid brand ambassador in the country because she doesn’t have middle-men to negotiate for her.

Well, whether this is true or not is difficult to verify, but we have to admit that she has made some pretty good money from her endorsement deals and it appears that her star is set to shine even brighter for Sheila Gashumba’s net worth.