Robert Marawa Biography
Robert Marawa is a South African sports journalist,radio presenter and television personality who formerly worked for SuperSport as a reporter and Metro FM as 083 Sports @6 host.
Robert Marawa Early Life
He was born on 1st March 1973 in Vryheid, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa. Robert joined the Hilton college in Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu Natal region for his secondary education. He later joined the University of Witwatersrand in 1992 where he pursued a bachelor’s degree in law.
Robert Marawa Career
Marawa joined the media as a presenter contrary to what he studied at the University. His first job was at SABC1 in 1996 where he worked for two years. Marawa later worked as the anchor of a live soccer show called Laduma.Robert Marawa Photo
He later started hosting a football highlights show called Soccerzone. Soccerzone airs on Mondays on the SABC1 channel. Another show that he hosts is Discovery Sports Centre on weekdays, between 18:00 and 19:00. Discovery Sports Centre airs on Metro FM, a SABC radio station. Robert also hosted the Blow by Blow, a boxing show by SABC2. 2006 was one of the years that Robert had a big break. He went to Germany to host the FIFA World Cup. During the same year, he also hosted the People’s Celebration Concern. Later that year, Marawa left SABC TV and joined Supersport. He, however, did not leave his show on Metro FM.
As of date, he hosts a show, Thursday Night Live with Robert Marawa. The show airs on Supersport 4. He also has a show on Metro FM; Sports@6 with Robert Marawa. He has so much influence on people. That is evident on his social media pages.
Marawa was born on 1st March 1973 in Vryheid, South Africa. He celebrates his birthday on 1st March every year.
Robert Marawa Family
He was born on 1st March 1973 to Phumlile Marawa and Frank Marawa.
Robert grew up amidst his siblings. Two of his sisters are famous. Gugu Marawa, his sister, once served in the South African Senior Men’s National Football Team as the deputy manager. She also served in the Lamontville Golden Arrows as the manager for a short period. His other sister is Vanessa Marawa. Vanessa is also not a new name in South Africa. She took part in and won the Survivor South Africa: Panama.
Robert Marawa was dating Zoey Mthiyane a famous actress best known for playing Katherine in “She Is The King” and has also featured in The Lion King, Disney Theatrical Productions, as an actress and singer.
The couple was in a relationship that did not end so well. Together, they have a seven-year-old son, Awande, who was born on July 18th, 2011, in KwaZulu. unfortunately, they ended up separating, so it is not clear whether they were married. When the two separated, Zoe opted to take her kid with her and has since then tried by all means to make sure that her baby is comfortable. She, however, does not acknowledge Robert’s efforts towards raising their son. She responded to him when he claimed that he was a responsible dad when he tried to seek legal access to his son
After breaking up with Zoey, Robert got into an affair with a South African actress, businesswoman, and model, Pearl Thusi. The two dated for quite some time until Pearl was spotted with an engagement ring on. The relationship that looked like would turn into a happy marriage suddenly went hire wire when Robert posted on his social media page about their break up.
Robert Marawa has a child with his ex-girlfriend, Zoe Mthiyane. Their son Awande was born in July 2011. Robert’s co-parenting relationship with his baby mother was not a smooth one. Zoe accused Robert of failing to pay child maintenance and neglecting their son. Robert’s baby mama drama turned ugly in 2015 when Zoe wrote an open letter addressed to Robert.
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Robert Marawa Salary
Marawa signed a contract that gave details of his salary. According to the agreement, he earns R154000 monthly. He also receives an annual salary of R1. 8 million.
Robert Marawa Net Worth
The South African Journalist Robert Marewa has an estimated net worth of USD6 million which he has earned through his successful journalism career.
Robert Marawa and Pearl Thusi
Robert dated Pearl Thusi a South African actress, RJ, model, and businesswoman. The couple met at a Polo event. In the beginning, both of them denied the fact and proved as a rumor but their lie was caught by the media after she was seen with an engagement ring.
Despite their engagement being plagued by rumours of a split and their families apparently not seeing eye to eye on lobola negotiations, they managed to keep up a united front. However, on 6 Aug 2017, Robert Marawa confirmed the rumours in a tweet, ” I confirm the rumour & speculation that our relationship with Miss Pearl Thusi ended a few months ago. We continue 2 be good friends though.”
Robert Marawa Contract
According to the contract of employment signed by Marawa and the SABC, Marawa will be earning a monthly salary of R154 000. The contract also indicates that he will be paid an annual salary of R1.8 million and, by the end of his contract, he would have earned at least R5.5 million.
Robert Marawa Heart Attack
Robert Marawa suffered a heart attack in 2019 – his third in 10 years.
“I literally drove myself from home after not feeling well, and I said ‘Let me go and admit myself, because there is a pain that is not making sense’. Within a couple of hours, I was in ICU and there is where I have been for the past six or seven days,” he said in a video he shared on Twitter.
Frequently Asked Questions About Robert Marawa
Who is Marawa?
He is a South African journalist who worked forSuperSport as a reporter and Metro FM as 083 Sports @6 host.
How old is Marawa?
He’s 46 years old as of 2019.Marawa was born on 1st March 1973.
How tall is Marawa?
Is Marawa Married?
He is not married yet but he has a child with his ex-girlfriend, Zoe Mthiyane.
How much is Marawa Worth?
Marewa has an estimated net worth of USD6 million.
How much does Marawa Make?
He earns R154000 monthly.
Where does Marawa Live?
Is Marawa Dead orAlive
He is still alive and in good health.
Where is Marawa Now?
He hosts a show, Thursday Night Live with Robert Marawa.
What happened to Marawa?
He suffered a heart attack for the third time in 10 years which made him spend seven days in ICU.