Robert Marawa is a popular television and radio personality who is best known by the name Madluphuthu. His biography reveals his date of birth 1st March 1973 which makes Robert Marawa age 45 years old as of now. As far as his nationality and ethnicity are concerned, Robert Marawa nationality is South African and belongs to the black ethnicity background. He is currently employed by SuperSport and Metro FM as a presenter and host of the program of 083 Sports@6 respectively. Being popular as a sports journalist, media personality has amassed a huge amount of net worth contributed from his handsome figure of salary. Continue reading Robert Marawa below:
Early Life and Education
Madluphuthu AKA Robert Marawa was born in Vryheid, Kwa-Zulu Natal. Robert Marawa parents are Frank Marawa (father) and Phumlile Marawa (mother). The sportscaster is blessed with two siblings named Vanessa Marawa and Gugu Marawa. Both of his siblings are his sisters. Introducing his siblings, Vanessa is best known as the winner of Survivor South Africa whereas Gugu is the General manager of Lamontville Golden Arrows football club. Robert Marawa parents must be proud of what their son and daughters have achieved in their professional life.
Talking about his education, Marawa attended Hilton College in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. Forth purpose of pursuing higher education, he got enrolled at the University of the Witwatersrand and studied law as his major subject in 1992.
Career and Professional Life
Madluphuthu started his professional media profession since the mid of 1990’s. Earlier, he was hired by SABC1 as a continuity presenter. Grabbing one year of experience over there, he went to sports broadcasting by joining Topsport. It was the time just before the beginning of 1998 Fifa World Cup that was about to be held in France. Being with Topsport, he contributed to a football show named Laduma as a presenter. His magnificent performance and incredible presenting traits made the journalist get an offer to host a football highlight named Soccerzone that used to aired by SABC 1 on every Monday. He was also contributing as the host for discovery sports center aired on weekend basis from 6 to 7 pm on SABC Radio’s Metro FM.
During the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Madluphuthu flew to Germany for hosting. He was hired by SuperSport and therefore had to quit SABC TV but was still contributing SABC Radio’s Metro FM. During his professional life, he has hosted numerous shows and programs including The Peoples Celebration Concert. He also served as a judge for 2012 Miss South Africa. In 2013, he co-hosted with Azania Mosaka during the 12th Annual Metro FM Awards.
As of now, the entire South African nationality recognizes Robert Marawa as a sports journalist, sports presenter, radio talk show host and overall a reputed radio and television personality. He has been hosting “Thursday Night Live with Robert Marawa” a popular show aired on Supersport 4.
Who is Robert Marawa wife? This is an unsolved question as there is confusion whether Marawa was married to his former girlfriend Zoe Mthiyane or not. While encountering a romantic love relationship with Zoe Mthiyane, the sports journalist became the father of a baby named Awande Marawa. The baby was born on 18th July 2011 which makes Robert Marawa’s baby age be 6 years old now. The journalist’s son was born at Netcare, The Bay Hospital based in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal.
Marawa is also linked with Pearl Thusi. We guess there is no need to introduce her as Pearl Thusi is a renowned actress, RJ, model and entrepreneur as well from South Africa. The couple first met each other during a Polo event. Their relationship issues were the talk of the town but still, the couple was denying their relationship status. Their relationship may not be rumor only because once Thusi was seen with an engagement ring on her finger. Hope, Thusi will soon turn as Robert Marawa wife.
Much more information regarding his professional and personal life are available but the body measurements details of the South African journalist has not been disclosed by him yet. However, analyzing his outer appearances, he has an adorable height and has maintained his weight balancing his BMI.
Salary and Net worth
According to some wiki sites, Robert Marawa net worth is estimated to be USD6 million. He has amassed such massive worth from his earnings and salary that he received from the employer. According to an online portal, Robert Marawa salary (earnings) is R300,000 per month which means he makes R3.6 million a year. For fulfilling the responsibility as a father, he pays R30,000 a year for his child support.
Wiki and Facts
Marawa often turns as one of the celebrity gossip topics over the internet. His bio is available on Wikipedia too. Join the sportscaster on Twitter @robertmarawa and on Instagram @robert_marawa. Robert Marawa Instagram and Twitter profile have garnered more than 93,500 and 678,000 followers respectively.