Birthday Twins: Gordhan & Zuma

President Jacob Zuma and Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan share a birthday, 12 April.  Zuma turns 75 and Gordhan turns 67 tomorrow.

Zuma was born on 12 April 1942 in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal. His father was a policeman who died when Zuma was young, and his mother was a domestic worker. He received no formal schooling.

Gordhan was born on 12 April 1949 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. He matriculated from Sastri College. In 1973 he graduated from the University of Durban-Westville with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree.


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