Natalie Maimane Biography
Natalie Maimane is a former history and English teacher. She is the wife to Mmusi Maimane, a South Africa politician and the the leader of South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) political party. They have been married to each other since 2005.
Little is known about Natalie. Her Twitter bio describes her as “Proudly South African, a strong desire to see our nation prosper. Wife to one, mother of two. Views are my own”
According to some reports, she is a stay-at-home mom, and according to Twitter she tweets about “parenthood and life in general”.
Natalie Maimane Children
Natalie and husband Maimane have two children, a daughter, Kgalaletso and a son Kgosi.
Natalie Maimane Wedding
Mmusi and Natalie met at church. Eight months later, they tied the knot but obstacles and racial tensions were a reality. They had to dispel misconceptions about their interracial marriage.
On her traditional wedding day Natalie Maimane received a new name from her in-laws. She would be Rethabile to the family, a Setswana term for “happy family”. She wore customary attire on the day when older women sat her down inside a room in Dobsonville, Soweto and unveiled all she needed to know about her new husband and home. That momentous occasion and many others have shaped her over a decade marriage to DA leader Mmusi Maimane. They tied the knot but obstacles and racial tensions were a reality. They had to dispel misconceptions about their interracial marriage.