Patricia De Lille (born February 17, 1951) is a South African Politician from Beaufort West. Presently, she is serving as the Mayor of Cape Town. Furthermore, she is the founder and head of Independent Democrats. Patricia started the party in 2003. Later on, she broke alliances with Pan Africanist Congress (PAC).
During 2010, her party merged with Democratic Alliance. By 2014, both parties dissolved together. Now, the mayor is facing big legal trouble. A full council meeting conducted on Thursday. It is regarding the malfunctioning and corruption in the City Transport Department. After her speech at the meeting, five council members resigned from their posts.
Recently, she released a tender regarding the transport system of Cape Town. The estimated cost is around $400,000. Though, the tender has canceled now. In the report of the two Bowmans, it is clearly mentioned about the public transport system. De Lille is taking legal advice to move further.
Wiki, Parents, Education & Early Life
This Cape Town’s Mayor was born on the 17th of February 1951 in Beaufort West, South Africa. Hence, Patricia De Lille’s age is sixty-seven, (67) years old in 2018. Moreover, she is the daughter of Henry Lindt (father) and Gertrude Lindt (mother). In fact, she attended Bastiaanse Secondary School. After that, she worked as a lab technician in a laboratory.
At that time, she is involved with the South African Chemical Workers Union. Then, Ms. Lille started her journey in politics. She elected as the Regional Secretary of the Union. In 1988, she has chosen as the National Vice President of the National Council of Trade Unions.
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It is the highest position for a woman in a trade union at that time. The name of her husband is Edwin De Lille. Meanwhile, the couple has one son named Allistair de Lille and one daughter Carmen de Lille.
|Full Birth Name||Patricia De Lille.|
|Profession||1. Politician, Trade Union Member.
2. Former Lab Technician.
|Age (As of 2018)||Sixty-Seven (67) years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||17th of February 1951.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Beaufort West, South Africa.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Aquarius.|
|Ethnicity||White South African.|
|Current Residence||Cape Town, South Africa.|
|Famous for||Served as the Mayor of Cape Town.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 3".
Centimeters: 160 cm.
Meters: 1.6 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 60 Kg.
Pounds: 132 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-28-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.|
|Parents||Father: Henry Lindt.
Mother: Gertrude Lindt.
Sister: Not Known.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known.|
|Patricia De Lille Husband & Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not Found.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Edwin De Lille.|
|Son||Allistair de Lille.|
|Daughter||Carmen de Lille.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||Bastiaanse Secondary School.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Johnny Depp.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Love to do||Reading Books, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Thai Food.|
|Net Asset (approx.)||$1 Million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Patricia De Lille (Politician)
- Patricia has ranked 22 among the Top 100 South Africans.
- In fact, it is due to her contribution in the arms deal.
- Meanwhile, she removed from the Mayor of Cape Town in 2018 due to her behavior.
- Presently, De Lille is serving as the Mayor until October 31, 2018.
- The vote of no confidence has taken down by the council members.
- Patricia De Lille received an invitation from Mr. Kofi Annan (Former UN Secretary) to attend the Millennium Project.
- Furthermore, De Lille is the First South African Politician to attend the UN meeting.
- This type of high-level meeting conducted in September 2006 in New York City.
- In a survey conducted in 2004 by Markinor, she is the favorite leader after Thabo Mbeki.