John Steenhuisen Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth, House, Salary, Education & Contact Details

Basic Information

Stage Name: John Steenhuisen
Real Name: John Henry Steenhuisen
Occupation: Politician
Date Of Birth/Age: 25 March 1976 (47 Years Old
Place of Birth: Durban, Natal, South Africa
Gender: Female
Nationality: South African
Marital Status: Terry Steenhuisen (née Kass Beaumont)
​​(m. 2014)​
Julie Steenhuisen (née Wright)
​​(m. 2000; div. 2010)
Education: Northwood Boys High School


John Henry Steenhuisen is a South African politician. He has served as the leader of the opposition since October 2019. Since November 2020, Steenhuisen has been the federal leader of the Democratic Alliance. From November 2019, he served as the interim leader of the Democratic Alliance for one year. From May 2014 until October 2019, he served as Chief Whip of the Official Opposition. John Henry Steenhuisen has been described as a liberal. He is a supporter of non-racialism. He firmly believes in and supports racial equality.


John Henry Steenhuisen was born in Durban, Natal, South Africa, on the 25th day of March in 1976. He celebrated his 46th birthday in March 2022.


For about a decade, John Steenhuisen was married to Julie Steenhuisen, née Wright. Like John, Julie was also born in Durban. The couple tied the knot in 2000; they announced their divorce in 2010. There had been rumors at the time that John had been having an affair with Terry Kass Beaumont. Kass worked as the DA’s provincial spokesperson. She was also married to Michael Beaumont, the DA’s provincial director. Julie and John were blessed with two beautiful daughters while they were married.

John and Terry Facebook

John and Terry got married in 2014. Speaking about his wife and ex-wife and the alleged affair, in an interview with Mac G, he said, “I met somebody. I fell in love with her, and she’s now my wife.” He referred to his new wife as “my second and favorite wife.”

Net Worth

The exact estimate of John Steenhuisen’s net worth is unknown to the public. Neither he nor anyone on his team has revealed it. However, several media outlets have estimated his worth to be between $1.5 million to $5 million. This is still an unconfirmed estimate.


John Steenhuisen keeps the information about his home and properties away from the public. He rarely shares photos of his house on social media.


According to a report by The South African, DA leader John Steenhuisen “rakes in a cool R1.6 million each year in this position, clearing about R133 000 each month. In dollars, he takes home about $110,000 annually and roughly $9000 per month”.


John Henry Steenhuisen attended Northwood Boys High School, an English-medium secondary school in Durban, Natal, South Africa. He started in 1989 and graduated in 1993. Later, he enrolled in the London School of Economics and Political Science. There, he pursued African Economic Development.

Contact Details

In case you are wondering how to contact the Democratic Alliance leader, you can send an email to

You can also call Tel : (021) 403-2911
Fax: (021) 403-8219

ADDRESS:  Parliament Street, Cape Town PO Box 15, Cape Town, 8000

Frequent Questions

  • Where was John Steenhuisen born?

John Steenhuisen was born in Durban, Natal, South Africa.

  • When was Steenhuisen born?

John Steenhuisen was born on March 25th, 1976.

  • Is John Steenhuisen married?

Yes. John Steenhuisen is married to Terry Steenhuisen. The couple tied the knot in 2014, four years after John finalized his divorce from his ex-wife Julie Steenhuisen.

  • Who is John Steenhuisen’s wife?

John Steenhuisen is married to Terry Steenhuisen. The couple got married in 2014. Terry was previously married to Michael Beaumont, the DA’s provincial director. She allegedly left him after an affair with John.

  • What nationality is John steenhuisen?

John Steenhuisen is South African. He was born in Durban, Natal, South Africa.

  • When did DA start?

According to Wikipedia, the DA’s “origin of the party can be traced to the mid-1950s”. At the time, some younger members of the United Party felt that they were not providing strong enough opposition to the National Party and its policy of Apartheid. Due to this, they broke away and formed the Progressive Party in 1959.

  • How do I join DA?

Find all the information you need to become a member of the DA here.

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