Cilliers Brink Biography: Age, Family, DA, Wife, Qualifications, Education, Children & Parents

Basic Information

Stage Name: Cilliers Brink
Real Name: Cilliers Brink
Occupation: Politician, Lawyer, Legislator
Date Of Birth/Age: 12 June 1987
Place of Birth: South Africa, Residence – Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Gender:  Male
Nationality: South African
Marital Status:
Education: University of Pretoria (LLB)


Cilliers Brink is a South African politician who currently serves as the Mayor of Tshwane. He assumed office on 28 March 2023. Brink is a member of the Democratic Alliance. He was the party’s Shadow Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs from 2020 until 2023. He was also a Member of Parliament (MP) from 2019 to 2023. In 2011, he was elected a DA councillor in Tshwane and was a member of the mayoral committee (MMC) between 2016 and 2019. Between 2019 and 2020, he was the party’s Shadow Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Cilliers Brink is also a lawyer.


Cilliers Brink was born on June 12, 1987. He celebrated his 36th birthday on June 12, 2023. He currently resides in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.


There is no available information about his family.


Cilliers Brink nursed an interest in politics from a very young age. He made sure every path he took led him to it. In 2011, he joined the Democratic Alliance and was elected to the Tshwane city council. The DA gained control of Tshwane after the 2016 municipal elections, and he was appointed as a member of the mayoral committee for corporate and shared services. He became the first DA politician to hold the post.

The DA revealed its candidate lists prior to the 2019 South African general election held on 8 May. He placed tenth on the party’s Gauteng list of National Assembly candidates. He also placed thirty-third on the party’s national candidate list for the National Assembly and sixty-seventh on their provincial list for the provincial legislature. Brink was elected to the National Assembly on the party’s national list, and on May 22, 2019, he was sworn into office.

Brink was appointed Shadow Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on 5 June 2029. On June 27, 2018, he became a member of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. He was appointed as Shadow Minister for the portfolio on 5 December 2020. He succeeded Haniff Hoosen in the Shadow Cabinet of John Steenhuisen. In June that year, he criticized the national Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, for saying municipalities should appoint “the right cadres for the job.”


There are no records of Cilliers Brink’s wife on the internet. For all we know, he is a single man.


Cilliers Brink has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Pretoria.


Cilliers Brink studied Law at the University of Pretoria and graduated with a Bachelor Of Law (LLB).


There is no information about Cilliers Brink’s children online. It is unknown if he has any.


Cilliers Brink has kept information about his family away from the public. It is unknown who his parents are.

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