Katlego Maboe is a famous South African TV presenter, singer-songwriter, internet personality, accountant, voice-over artist, MC, model, and actor. Katlego Maboe was awarded Best TV Presenter at the South African Film and Television Awards.
Table of Biography
Katlego Maboe came to this world on 29 October 1986. His full name is Katlego Moswane Maboe. He was born in Ikageng and was raised in the township of Ikageng, near Potchefstroom, South Africa. At present, he is 35 years old and his birth sign is Scorpio.
Further, he is trilingual and speaks fluent Afrikaans, English, and Setswana. His mother’s name is Beauty Maboe. She was a teacher near Lichtenburg. He has sisters and they lived with Beauty’s parents.
He became a member of the North West Children’s Choir in the year 1998 while attending Potchefstroom Central School. Moreover, he graduated from Potchefstroom High School for Boys in 2004, and in 2017, he completed a Bachelor’s degree in Chartered Accounting at North-West University.
Katlego Maboe – Career
At North-West University, while studying, a cappella group known as Flip a Coin asked Katlego Maboe to join them. Therefore, he was asked after they were brought to the attention of his singing voice. And, they together released 3 albums, with Maboe on beatboxing and vocals.
Likewise, he made his television debut in 2009 on the Afrikaans lifestyle magazine series DEKAT. Then, he began co-hosting the magazine series 50/50 on SABC 2 before hosting Expresso on SABC 3 when the show launched in October 2010. Maboe has hosted the second season of ‘Strictly Come Dancing South Africa.’
Also, in the year 2016, he hosted the South African Film and Television Awards with Minnie Dlamini. And in 2017, with Thando Thabethe. Moreover, he hosted the 8th and 9th seasons of the reality television series Tropika Island of Treasure, for which he also wrote and performed the theme song for.
He has also hosted the morning talk show ‘Expresso’ since its inception in 2010, on SABC 3. Moreover, in the years 2015 and 2016, he was consecutively awarded Best TV Presenter at the South African Film and Television Awards.
He has been active in cultural, sporting, and academic activities. And, in 2015, he put his athletic abilities to the test when he took part in the charity boxing match Unfinished Business. Pockmarked against Lunga Shabalala, Maboe won the match 3-0.
In the year 2014, he was appointed as a HOPE Cape Town Goodwill Ambassador. Furthermore, his philanthropic work involves projects that focus on providing health and education in Cape Town. Moreover, he rode the Cape Town Cycle Tour with doctor Michael Mol in 2011 and 2013, to raise funds for charity.
Katlego Maboe – Personal Life
Katlego Maboe married Monique Muller in 2018. They together have a son named Phoenix Katlego Maboe. From 2018 until 2020, he lived in Johannesburg with his wife and son. Likewise, in October 2020, it was revealed that Maboe cheated on Muller and infected her with an STD that created issues with her fertility. The duo ended their relationship.
Therefore, he has a girlfriend called Nikita Murray with whom he had affairs outside his marriage. And, following a public outcry on social media as a result of this, he was pulled from most of his television jobs.
Katlego Maboe – Body Measurements
Katlego Maboe is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 62 kilos. He has a fit body physique measuring 40-28-36 inches including chest, waist, and hip respectively. Further, her biceps size is 14 and he wears number 9 (US) in shoe size. And, he has a set of dark brown eyes and his hair is black.
His ‘@katlegomaboe’ Instagram account has earned over 138K followers. He has gained over 417K followers on his Facebook page. Likewise, his Twitter account has gained over 113.3K followers. And, his TikTok account has earned more than 3211 followers and more than 7318 likes.
Being a successful TV personality, he might earn a handsome amount of money. As per sources, his estimated net worth is $1 million as of 2022.