Who is Nelson Mandela’s wife? Nelson Mandela is married to Graca Machel, his third wife. Nelson Mandela married Machel on July 18, 1998—his 80th birthday—just over two years after divorcing his second wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who he married in 1958. The famed South African leader and anti-apartheid crusader had two of his six children with […]