Robert Marawa Biography, Age, Wife, Son, Salary & Net Worth

Robert Marawa (born 1 March 1973 in Vryheid) is one of South Africa’s most recognised sports journalist. He is a popular television and radio personality.

He attended Hilton College near Pietermaritzburg and the University of the Witwatersrand where he studied law.

Robert worked as a presenter for SuperSport and is the former host of 083 [email protected] on Metro FM.

Personal Details

Full Name Robert Marawa
Date of Birth 1 March 1973 (47 years old)
Gender Male
Girlfriend Pearl Thusi
Occupation Journalist
Nationality South African
Net Worth $6 million


Robert Marawa Age

He was born on the 1st of March 1973 in Vryheid, South Africa. As of 2020, he is 47 years old.

Robert Marawa Wife

He was in a relationship with famous actress Zoe Mthiyane. Together, they have a seven-year-old son, Awande, who was born on July 18th, 2011, in KwaZulu.

Their relationship did not last and after breaking up with Zoey, Robert got into an affair with a South African actress, businesswoman, and model, Pearl Thusi.

Their relationship looked like it would turn into marriage but suddenly did not last after Robert posted on his social media page about their break up.

Robert Marawa Family

Robert was born to Phumlile Marawa and Frank Marawa. He grew up amongst his siblings.

His sister, Gugu Marawa 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, Vanessa is also not a new name in South Africa. She took part in and won the Survivor South Africa: Panama.


He has a child with his ex-girlfriend, Zoe Mthiyane. Their son whose name is Awande was born in July 2011. His co-parenting relationship with his baby mother did not go smoothly.

He was accused by Zoe of failing to pay child maintenance and neglecting their son.


His recently signed contract gave details of his salary. According to the agreement, he earns a total of R154000 monthly.

He also receives an annual salary of R1. 8 million.

Net Worth

Marewa is believed to have an estimated net worth of USD6 million which he has earned through his successful journalism career.