LaConco’s House and Net Worth

LaConco’s net worth is estimated at $400,000 (R7.4 million), and she does not own a house but rather lives in a rented house located in an estate in Durban.

Having carved out successful careers for herself in the entertainment industry, it’s no surprise that LaConco, whose real name is Nonkanyiso Conco, has amassed impressive wealth. She works as a TV presenter and has been associated with a number of radio stations in the past years. Following her exit from The Real Housewives of Durban, the 32-year-old now increases her fortune with her business earnings, as she owns LaConco Naturals and LaConco Apparel.

How Much Is LaConco’s Net Worth Today?

LaConco is said to have an estimated net worth of $400,000 (R7.4 million). The KwaZulu-Natal native is a multi-faceted young woman who has established herself in different career paths. Not only is she known for her appearances in the Showmax reality show, The Real Housewives of Durban, but she has also built a successful journalism career and established some businesses as well.

A Look at How LaConco’s Net Worth Accrued

LaConco learned as a kid the importance of having multiple income streams from her mother, who worked as a seamstress, hairstylist, and domestic worker in order to send her to school. She started hustling while in high school and sold sweets and snacks in school for extra cash. As an adult, she has continued working hard to gain financial independence.

While radio is Nonkanyiso’s first love, she has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. Hence, she has built thriving careers as a journalist, motivational speaker, actress, and entrepreneur.

Media Career

While studying Media and Journalism at Varsity College between 2014 and 2018, LaConco kickstarted her radio career at Mgungundlovu FM, a community radio station. She also worked as a journalism intern at the Zulu-language newspaper Isolezwe ngoMgqibelo. She further carried out reporting duties and was a presenter/producer at Vuma 103 FM for several years.

Though being on national and international radio has always been Nonkanyiso Conco’s dream, she never planned to be on the small screen. Nevertheless, fate beckoned on her when she was chosen as the host of the new season of the Mzansi Magic family show, Ingan’Yam, in January 2022. She used the platform to impact people’s lives positively as the show focuses on parents who introduce their children from the past to their families and spouses.

In that same year, LaConco’s net worth had an increase as she bagged another major TV role. She was announced as the new host of the reality TV show, Our Perfect Wedding in September 2022. As the presenter of the show’s thirteenth season, the businesswoman has been attending weddings at various locations across the country, giving viewers an inside look at how couples plan their weddings.

Besides building her net worth through her journalism work, LaConco augmented her total wealth with the money she made from her role as the national executive committee treasurer and communications officer at She Conquers, a non-profit organization. She was, however, asked to resign when her relationship with the former president, Jacob Zuma, came to light in April 2018. Her affiliation with Zuma was against what the organization aimed to achieve.

Business Ventures

Having always had an entrepreneurial spirit, LaConco launched a beauty, cosmetic, and personal care brand called LaConco Naturals in July 2020. She decided to capitalize on her fame by exploring the beauty industry. She then moved on to expand her brand by going into the fashion industry and launched a range of T-shirts and hoodies called LaConco Apparel in April 2021.

Later in March 2022, she launched LaConco Apparel at Edgars Sandton City, and it was well received by her supporters. LaConco has had incredible success in her business and, thus, has gone on to create a wide range of beauty and fashion collections. She also makes additional money by giving people the opportunity to resell her products after purchasing them directly from her.

List of LaConco’s Fashion and Beauty Products with Their Prices

  • Gugul Me! T-shirt black edition – R285
  • LaConco T-shirt – R285
  • Mnge Hoody – R650
  • Mnge! sweater – R500
  • Saze Sasha! Hoody – R650
  • LaConco body butter – R380
  • LaConco body bath – R250
  • LaConco body bath combo – R650
  • LaConco body scrub combo – R850
  • LaCono body scrub – R200

Appearance on The Real Housewives of Durban

LaConco debuted as one of the cast members of The Real Housewives of Durban Season 1 on Showmax on January 20th, 2021. She starred alongside Sorisha Naidoo, Annie Mthembu, Nonku Williams, and Ayanda Ncwane. As the show focuses on the personal and professional lives of Durban-based women, the former radio presenter joined it to showcase her brand and set the record straight about what was being said about her in the media.

She featured in the first and second seasons of RHODurban and became one of the most-talked-about housewives. She was known on the show for her spicy talkbacks and being secretive, and the latter made the other cast members uncomfortable. She also had constant fallouts with Thobile Khumalo Mseleku, which made her to trend on social media platforms.

Surprisingly, Jacob Zuma‘s baby mama was not among the cast for season 3 of the reality show when it debuted in January 2023. She was said to have been engaged with her role on Mzansi Magic as Our Perfect Wedding host. Despite not being part of RHORDurban Season 3, LaConco ought to have pocketed hefty paychecks for her appearances in the first and second seasons.

Public Speaking Engagements

As the founder of Sikhanyisa iSizwe, a community organization aimed at empowering the youth and women for a better future, Nonkanyiso Conco has been engaged in public speaking for many years. She hosts the Women in Conversation seminar through the organization, and it features a panel of inspiring talks from women of influence.

The youth and women development program also gives people the opportunity to raise their voices to bring about systematic changes that will regulate harmful choices in their lives.

It is Also Believed that LaConco has Benefitted Financially From Jacob Zuma

Though it’s uncertain the level of impact LaConco’s relationship with Jacob Zuma had on her financial status, she definitely got introduced to a life of luxury by her baby daddy. While the affair was ongoing, the former RHODurban actress lived in the plush Hilltop Private Estate in Durban in Zimbali near Ballito. She also bought two cars at the time―Toyota Corolla and Mercedes C300 worth more than R800,000.

Does LaConco Have a House?

No, LaConco doesn’t own a house yet. She lives in a rented home worth millions of rands, which she got for the filming of The Real Housewives of Durban. Though she resides in Durban, the exact location of her house is not known. She made the shocking revelation that the home other housewives thought was hers is a rental in part two of the Season 2 reunion episode.

Having decided not to bring her family into the show, the former Vuma FM presenter opted to showcase a rented house in the reality show. She clarified that she never told other cast members that she owned the house, and maybe they didn’t understand what she told them, which made them think that the opulent mansion belonged to her.

As RHODurban is very popular for its showcase of lavish lifestyles, high fashion, and glamour, LaConco’s house wasn’t short of the show’s standard. It had modern and sophisticated furnishings with high-end interiors.

LaConco’s Cars

LaConco Naturals founder has, in the last few years, spent her net worth on the purchase of expensive cars. She owns BMW iX, Mercedes C300, and Toyota Corolla. In addition to owning these exotic cars, the reality TV star has been reported to own Range Rover, Porsche, and Rolls Royce, but the reports are yet unconfirmed.

BMW iX (R1.6 Million)

In January 2022, LaConco showed off her newly purchased BMW iX electrical car on Twitter. The car is said to be worth at least R1.6 million. The OPW host gushed over her new car and was overwhelmed by the achievement.


  • Acceleration 0-60 mph: 4.4 seconds
  • Maximum horsepower: 516 hp
  • High performance lightweight, integrated brake system
  • Automatic 4-zone climate control with preconditioning
  • Top Speed: 124 mph

Mercedes C300 (R600,000+)

In March 2017, while still dating the former South African president, Jacob Zuma, Nkanyinso Conco purchased a sleek Mercedes Benz C300 valued at over R600,000. The car has a sedan body with other amazing features listed below.


  • Rear wheel drive
  • Automatic transmission
  • 5-seating capacity
  • Anti-lock-braking system
  • Acceleration: 6.0 seconds

Toyota Corolla (R203,969)

A month after the purchase of her Mercedes C300, the reality TV personality got another car for herself, a Toyota Corolla, but this time, it was financed by Wesbank. She bought the car for R203,969, which she got from the bank, and later defaulted in paying her monthly installments of R4,748. She is believed to have settled her arrears with the bank.


  • Manual transmission
  • Power steering
  • 5-speed gearbox
  • Top speed: 191.7 kmph
  • Acceleration: 9.89 seconds
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