Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and her boyfriend Selema "Sal" Masekela made their official Instagram debut as a couple in December 2022. And fans couldn't help but notice the couple's sweet bond. However, Selema is also known for her successful television career. So it's no surprise that his net worth is also high thanks to his years of work in television.
Read on to find out more about Selema and her relationship with Lupita.
What does Selema "Sal" Masekela do?
Sal is a sports commentator and television presenter. He started his career in 1992 as an intern at Transworld Publications. More than a decade later, the Los Angeles native got her big break working as a side reporter for ESPN during the 2003-04 NBA season.
After that, Sal performed his concert on E! Network Daily 10 co-hosted it until the event was canceled in 2010. That year, the former Staten Island player was hired by ESPN to be their correspondent for the 2010 Soccer World Cup in South Africa. Four years later, Sal is working as a reporter for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
In addition to sports and television coverage, Sal is also an avid musician, having been raised by his father, South African jazz artist Hugh Masekela . The Sally Alex Band has released a number of hits, some of which were featured on popular TV shows such as Entourage and House of Lies .
Comfortable in front of the camera, Selema is also an actress. Her IMDb credits include appearances on Sneakerheads, Point Break, and Liza on Demand . As well as being an actor, he has produced various projects, from the series Vice World of Sports to Sorry to Keep You Waiting.
Although Sal is a show business professional, he is also an entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Mami Wata, a South Africa-based surf shop that designs and sells surfboards, accessories and apparel.
What is Selema Masekela's net worth?
Due to his involvement in various television and commercial opportunities, Sal's net worth is approximately $2 million per celebrity net worth.
While he and Lupita are definitely not in the financial spotlight for their romance, the Black Panther star's net worth is different and currently tops $10 million thanks to his long acting credits.
How long have Sal and Lupita been together?
Lupita and Sal seem to enjoy a simple relationship. The leading lady from the United States publicly confirmed their romance via Instagram in December 2022, sharing an adorable video montage of them posing in different outfits.
"We just clicked." @selema #thisismylove #nuffsaid,” wrote Lupita in her post.
However, Selema previously tweeted about the Broadway alum in April 2016, suggesting they met on a plane.
“Sure, hypothetically… let's say you're sitting behind Lupita Nyong'o on a plane, what's your opening line? Sal wrote at the time: