Robert Marawa- Net Worth, Bio, Age, Girlfriend, Ethnicity, Height, Career

Robert Marawa

Robert Marawa is a well-known South African host, anchor, Journalist, television presenter, YouTuber, social media star, and media face. He is currently in the spotlight because he was fired by SABC after such a long tenure.

The reason for his dismissal was stated to be that two new journalists had been appointed in his place. SAFA is dissatisfied with the decision and expresses his displeasure. They also claimed that he is a super talented and great journalist.

Aside from that, he became well-known in the country for his accurate and on-the-ground sports reports. He has also appeared in numerous television shows and entertained audiences as a host. He has worked in journalism for over two decades.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameRobert Marawa.
Date of Birth1 March 1973.
Place of BirthVryheid, South Africa.
ProfessionJournalist, Anchor, Host, and Television personality.
Net worthUSD 7-8 Million (approx.).
Age (as of 2023)50 years old.
Zodiac SignPisces.
EducationGraduate in Law.
School/CollegeHilton College.
The University of the Witwatersrand.
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 65-70 kg
Hair ColorBlack.
Hair LengthShort.
Eye ColorDark Brown.

Robert Marawa Biography

Robert Marawa was born on March 1, 1973, in Vryheid, South Africa. His zodiac sign is Pisces, based on his birthdate.

He attended a local school in South Africa before enrolling in Hilton College for high school. In 1992, he enrolled at the University of the Witwatersrand to study law. He hadn’t considered a career in journalism until 1996.

Robert Marawa is the son of Frank Marawa (father) and Phumlile Zulu (mother). He is very close to his parents because they have always encouraged him to pursue his own path in life. On his social media platforms, he has shared numerous photos of himself with his mother.

Robert Marawa is the only sibling of two sisters, Vanessa and Gugu Marawa. Vanessa is a well-known South African personality and the winner of the Survivor South Africa: Panama television series.

Gugu Marawa, his sister, was the deputy manager of the South African Senior Men’s National Football Team. Robert is a Christian who comes from a mixed ethnic background.

Robert Marawa
Robert Marawa With His Son (Source: Pinterest)

Girlfriend & Dating

Marawa has dated Zoe Mthiyane, a South African singer and actress. She has appeared in a number of films, including She Is King and Hotel on the Koppies. There is no accurate information available about whether or not the couple was married. However, let me inform you that they divorced after dating for several years.

He fell in love with Pearl Thusi after being separated from Zoe Mthiyane. Pearl Thusi is a well-known South African actress and model. She has worked on projects such as Einfach Rosa, Family Bonds, Bulletproof 2, Queen Sono, and others. According to reports, they also divorced after a few years of marriage.

Awande, Robert’s son, is the father of a child. Awande was born in KwaZulu, South Africa, on July 18, 2011. He shares a home with his mother, Zoe Mthiyane. Marawa, according to Zoe, is a bad father who doesn’t care about his son. So, on his son’s tenth birthday,

The Departure Of Robert Marawa From SABC

Everyone was shocked to learn that the well-known sports journalist Robert was leaving the SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation). He was notified of his dismissal via Whatsapp message. In response to his dismissal, SAFA (South African Football Association) stated that he is an excellent host and should not be terminated

SAFA also stated that he has always provided accurate information about the related sport. According to reports, he was working as a host for MetroFM and 2000FM’s ‘Marawa Sports Worldwide.’ He was replaced by two new interns for separate shows, 2000FM and Metro.

Robert Marawa Net worth

Robert Marawa’s net worth is about  USD 7-8 Million as of December 2023 (approx.).


  • Robert has conducted interviews with a wide range of well-known television personalities and athletes.
  • He enjoys spending time with his son and taking him to beautiful locations.
  • He frequently enjoys his life in all circumstances.
  • Marawa spoke out against social evils and corruption.
  • In July 2019, he provided live commentary on Bok Rugby vs. All Blacks via his YouTube channel.
  • He was nominated for several awards, including best commentary and best hosting.