Leanne Manas Biography
Leanne Manas is an Award-winning South African journalist, television and radio host, style and style icon working for SABC flagship show , morning live as an anchor. Manas worked as the National Achor during the 2004 elections and President Inauguration.
Leanne Manas Education
She attended London Trinity College where she graduated with a Diploma in Speech and Drama. She also has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Communications with Honours in English and a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics Journalism from Rhodes University, South Africa.
Leanne Manas Career
She started her career on television in 2001, anchoring the Essential Business Channel Summit TV until 2003. During this time she also hosted two SABC 3 programs, Business Update and Business Focus.
In 2004, she became the presenter on South Africa’s longest-running breakfast program, SABC 2’s Morning Live, as well as presenting on SABC News Channel.
During her extensive on-air career, Leanne has held the lead anchor role for three national and local government elections, two presidential inaugurations as well as hosting several State of the Nation addresses and national budget announcements.
Leanne’s broadcasting career started as a weekend and late-night news anchor for Talk Radio 702. She then joined Johnnic Publishing’s African Business Channel (Now Avusa Media) as a news anchor for Classic FM.
She has subsequently worked for leading South African radio stations including Radio Algoa, Jacaranda FM, SAfm and East Coast Radio.
An entrepreneur at heart, Leanne and a business partner opened the successful“Simply Manas Gift Emporium” in Africa’s busiest shopping center; Sandton City. The shop thrived for five years despite a tough economic climate and was eventually closed to allow Leanne to focus on other business ventures.
Using personal experience, Leanne partnered with a local production company to release the very popular book and DVD, The Antenatal Guide, as well as a follow-up postnatal DVD.
Being chosen by the late president, Nelson Mandela, as one of his esteemed 46664 ambassadors, Leanne has taken the great statesman’s causes to heart. On Nelson Mandela Day 2015, Leanne summited Africa’s highest peak, Mt Kilimanjaro, partnering with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Caring for Girls. Funds raised were used to purchase sanitary towels for young girls in disadvantaged communities.
Leanne Manas Age
She was born on 14th October 1974 in South Africa.Manas celebrates her birthday on 14th October every year.
Leanne Manas Family
After doing our research, details about her parents are not available and it is also not known if she has any siblings.
She is married to Marc Menelaou and the couple is blessed with two wonderful children namely Alexandro and Gabriella.
Leanne Manas Body Measurements
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Leanne Manas Salary
Details about her salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much she makes will be updated as soon as it is available.
Leanne Manas Net Worth
Working as a news anchor and television host, she earns a good salary and has been able to accumulate good net worth. However, her exact net worth has not yet been revealed but the information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Leanne Manas Awards and Achievements
- 2012: Favourite TV Presenter, YOU Magazine.
- Best Dressed Female TV Presenter at Crystal Award 006″
- Best Female TV Presenter at Crystal Award.
- Most Stylish News Presenter, Sunday Times Elle
Leanne Manas Weight Loss
Leanne lost 17kgs thanks to a diet plan from pharmacist Paula Galvão, founder of Eden Life Wellness Clinic which comprises a low-carb eating plan and herbal supplements.
She loves the diet because she didn’t have to cut sugar completely and is allowed one carb a day. Paula’s golden rule is: have your first meal of the day at 10am and make sure it includes grapefruit.
“Grapefruit is Paula’s diet tool: if you start your day with grapefruit, you are going to have a good day. I like that [the eating plan] is balanced; I didn’t have to cut out sugar completely and was allowed one carb a day,” says Leanne.
Her workouts includes cycling more 20km twice a week, boxercise and climbing the 207 Westcliff Stairs in Joburg 10 times! “There are 207 steps and one set is both up and down – I do ten sets.”
Frequently Asked Questions About Manas
Who is Manas?
She is a South African journalist.
How old is Manas?
She’s 45 years old as of 2019. Manas was born on 14th October 1974.
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Is Manas married?
She is married to Marc Menelaou.
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How much does Manas make?
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Is Manas dead or alive?
She is still alive and in good health.
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What happened to Manas?
She was once attacked by four robbers who got away with her electronics.
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