Basetsana Kumalo’s husband, Romeo Kumalo Biography: Wife, Children, Age, Nationality, Net Worth, Parents, Children, Instagram

December 5, 2023 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Romeo Kumalo is a highly successful South African CEO who has made a name for himself in the Media and Telecommunications industry.

With his impactful contributions and accomplishments, he has gained recognition not only within his country but across the African continent.

As a figure worth emulating, Romeo Kumalo has become a household name and an inspiration to many aspiring entrepreneurs.


  • Full Name: Romeo Kumalo
  • Date of Birth: February 25, 1972
  • Age: 51 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Nationality: South African
  • Profession: CEO, entrepreneur, media personality
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  • Spouse: Basetsana Kumalo
  • Children: Nkosinathi Gabriel Kumalo, Bontle ba Morena Jasmine Kumalo, uShaka Kgositsile Emmanuel Kumalo
  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Net Worth: $6 million

Early Life & Education

Romeo Kumalo, currently 51, was born on February 25, 1972, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Growing up in Johannesburg, Romeo Kumalo was passionate about learning and personal development from a young age.

He pursued his education diligently, acquiring a Diploma in Business Management from Damelin in 1997.

His thirst for knowledge led him to further his studies at Wits Business School in Johannesburg, where he completed a MAP Business program.

In 2009, Romeo Kumalo attended the INSEAD Graduate Business School in Paris, Canada, where he studied Marketing and Telecommunications Strategy.

Later, between 2010 and 2012, he pursued his Master’s degree in Commerce at the University of South Africa (UNISA) in Johannesburg.

Personal Life

In 2000, Romeo Kumalo tied the knot with Basetsana Kumalo, a well-known television personality, beauty pageant titleholder, philanthropist, and businesswoman.

Basetsana, born on March 29, 1974, in South Africa, gained recognition at an early age when she was crowned Miss Soweto and Miss Black South Africa. She also achieved the first runner-up position in the Miss World beauty contest 1994.

Romeo and Basetsana Kumalo’s marriage has had three children: Nkosinathi Gabriel Kumalo, Bontle ba Morena Jasmine Kumalo, and uShaka Kgositsile Emmanuel Kumalo.

The couple celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary in December 2018, creating a beautiful and memorable atmosphere in their home.


Romeo Kumalo’s career spans various roles and accomplishments in the Information, Communications, and Telecoms sectors.

He started as the General Manager of Metro FM from 1997 to 2000 before becoming SABC TV’s General Manager for four years. In 2007, Romeo was appointed as one of the board members of Vodacom South Africa, where he served as the Executive Commercial Director.

His success continued to grow, and he became a Group Executive Committee of Vodacom member in 2015. Alongside his corporate roles, Romeo Kumalo founded and became the CEO of LLH Capital, a private equity company with investments in sectors such as construction, ICT, and communication companies.

His entrepreneurial skills and extensive experience have also led him to serve as a board member in several organizations.

Net Worth

Romeo Kumalo has amassed considerable wealth throughout his career.

While his exact net worth is not publicly disclosed, he is estimated to have a net worth of around $6 million.

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