Johanita Scholtz - Updated May 2024

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Johanita Scholtz

Johanita Scholtz is a professional right-handed badminton player from South Africa. Moreover, Johanita Scholtz was the women’s singles gold medalist at the 2019 African Games and also won bronze medals in the team and women’s doubles events.

Early Life

Johanita Scholtz was born on the 25th January of 2000, in Cape Town, South Africa. She is currently 22 years old and holds a South African nationality. Moreover, she has a birth sign of Aquarius. She has not yet shared her personal life such as her ethical background, parents, siblings, and early childhood life.


Coming towards her academic career, Scholtz has kept her educational background a secret from the public. It seems she might have received early education from a school near her hometown and might have dropped out of college to pursue a badminton career early.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Johanita Scholtz showing her aggression (Source: Badminton Confederation of Africa)

Regarding her body measurement, she stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 57 kg. Moreover, Scholtz has hazel eyes with dark brown hair color. Other than this, there are not many details regarding her other body measurements such as dress size, bra size, shoe size, and others.

Professional Career

Johanita Scholtz has competed in national and international tournaments, series, and championships. African Games, African Championships, and BWF International Challenge/Series are some of her tournaments, where she has managed to earn several medals in several categories.

As of now, she has competed in 178 games where she has managed to earn 122 wins and 56 losses (Singles, Doubles, and Mixed combined).

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Caption: Johanita Scholtz during a badminton match (Source:

Being a badminton player, she is ranked 152 positions in Women’s single as of 26 November 2019, 132 positions in Women’s Double as of 10 December 2019, and 315 positions in Mixed doubles as of 19 January 2017. 


Women’s Singles

In the 2016 Rose Hill International Tournament, she became a runner-up. Moreover, she earned her first gold medal in the 2017 Botswana International Tournament after defeating Uganda’s player Aisha Nakiyemba in a match score of 21–10, 21–17.

Likewise, she earned two gold medals in a row in the 2019 Botswana International Tournament and the 2021 Benin International Tournament. She was a runner-up at the 2021 Botswana International Tournament and the same year, she earned a gold medal.

Likewise, she earned a gold medal in the African Games which was held in Ain Chock Indoor Sports Center, Casablanca, Morocco. In 2021 African Champions, she earned another gold medal which was the MTN Arena, Kampala, Uganda.

Women’s doubles

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Caption: Johanita Scholtz receiving a trophy and medal (Source: Facebook)

In the 2017 African Championships, she earned her partner Sandra le Grange earned a bronze medal which was held in John Barrable Hall, Benoni, South Africa, and earned the gold medals with her partner Amy Ackerman in MTN Arena, Kampala, Uganda.

In the BWF International Series, she managed to earn 4 gold medals at South Africa International (2018), Botswana International (2019), and South Africa International Tournaments (2021).

Mixed doubles

At the 2019 Botswana International Tournament, she and her partner Jason Mann were the runner-up.

Johanita Scholtz – Net Worth 2023

Being a badminton player, this South African badminton player has earned a decent sum of money. As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million and she has not yet shared information regarding her salary and income.

Relationship Status

In terms of her current relationship status, Johanita Scholtz is single and unmarried. Furthermore, she is too much private about her personal life and does not like discussing it in public.

Moreover, this badminton player is not involved in any controversy or rumors and is currently focused on her profession.

Johanita Scholtz – Social Media

On her Facebook page, there are more than 1.5k followers. Other than that, she is not active on Twitter, and Instagram.