Walter Mokoena Biography
Walter Mokoena is a South African sports personality. He was born in 1978 in Carolina, Mpumalanga as the first child in a family of 4 siblings, three sons and one daughter, to Aaron German Mokoena and Betty Velephi Nene.
He graduated from Mphanama Comprehensive High school in 1996, where he was passionately involved in student politics and elected president of the SRC – the youngest in the school’s history at just 16 years old.
Walter Mokoena Career
He started a career in broadcasting in 1998, after getting a break at P4 Radio Cape Town (now known as Heart FM). He also began Freelancing in the same year for City Press newspaper as their Cape Town soccer correspondent. In August of the same year, Walter joined Kaya fm as a Sports anchor for their breakfast show, as well as the Soccer talkshow host.
In 2000, he joined the SABC, as an anchor for the popular Saturday afternoon prime-time sports show, Mabaleng. He would go on to host many flagship shows on SABC 1, such as the Monday night Coca Coca Soccer Zone for 4 years; the Friday night boxing show, Blow by blow for 4 years and the Live Football show, Laduma, for 10 years.
In 2004, he presented the 2010 FIFA World Cup host nation announcement live from Zurich, as well as covering the Athens Olympics.
Founded and published a weekly Football magazine, Football Arena, which was his second Football publication that he had founded. The first was SoccerLife 442, which he later sold to Avusa Media, now Times Media Group.
In 2010, he presented the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. He then took some time off to assess a stellar career and the way forward, with a 3-year sabbatical to Paris.
In 2013, he joined Paris-based Sports network, Trace Sports, as one of their anchors. He discovered a passion, the Water business. He joined global water giant Suez Environment as their consultant for the South African market and underwent training at their centres in Paris. This would be the birth of a new entrepreneurial venture, Complete Environment.
He returned to South Africa in 2015 and re-joined the SABC as their Football anchor.
In 2016, he presented the European championship in France. He graduated with his honours degree in Policy & African Studies from the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) School of Leadership. He is currently studying towards his Masters degree in Water governance and Diplomacy at UJ.
Walter Mokoena Age
He was born in 1978 in South Africa. He is 41 years old as of 2019.
Walter Mokoena Family
After doing our research, details about his parents are not available and it is also not known if he has any siblings.
Walter Mokoena Wife
He wed his long term girlfriend, Nosizwe Vuso in Pretoria at a private ceremony which saw former President Jacob Zuma, amongst others, in attendance. Vuso regards President Jacob Zuma as her father after Zuma raised both she and her twin sister.
Walter Mokoena Daughter
He has a daughter with Pearl Thusi. He also has a child together with Nosizwe Vuso.
Walter Mokoena Body Measurements
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Walter Mokoena Salary
Working as a South African sports personality, there is no doubt Walter earns a good salary and has been able to accumulate good net worth.
Walter Mokoena Net Worth
However, his exact net worth has not yet been revealed but the information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Frequently Asked Questions About Walter Mokoena
Who is Walter?
Walter is one of the best known South African sports personality.
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He is currently 41years old as of 2019. Born in 1978.
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He is married to his longtime lovely girlfriend Nosizwe Vuso
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Walter Mokoena is still alive and in good health.
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Walter Mokoena Instagram
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In this Life when you think you have found the answers…the questions change….This life offers no auditions for many roles I have to play…I have fought many battles , lost many wars, and lives many lives( unprepared for each one of them). I remain an outsider and a survivor…
Walter Mokoena News
Pearl Thusi and Walter Mokoena celebrate their daughter’s birthday
Updated on: 17 September 2018.
Pearl Thusi and he took time to wish their daughter a happy birthday this past weekend. Though the two are not together, the love for their daughter is evidently there.
Both Pearl and Walter posted separate birthday shout outs to their daughter.
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