Samkele Maseko Biography, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Twitter, Salary, Contact Details, Fired, Wikipedia, Pictures, Kids

Samkele Maseko Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth, Twitter, Salary, Contact Details, Fired, Wikipedia, Pictures, Kids

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Samkele Thabani Maseko (born September 30, 1978), who is popularly addressed as the Lion of the media, is a talented journalist based in South Africa.

He is popularly controversial because of the way he handles his journalistic work.

His specialized areas are mainly on politics, socio-political affairs, and topics that benefit humanity.

He has been in the news industry for over six years now, and he has been contributing significantly to the journalist profession in the country.

Samkele Maseko
Samkele Maseko: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Samkele Thabani Maseko
Stage Name: Samkele Maseko
Born: 30 September 1978 (age 45 years old)
Place of Birth: South Africa
Children: 2
Nationality: South African
Parents: N/A
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Girlfriend • Wife: Concealed
Occupation: Journalist • News Reporter
Net Worth: $250,000-$500,000

Early Life

Samkele Maseko‘s lifestyle has been a discrete one, which might be likened to the technicality of the investigative journalism he has chosen as a career.

Many things about him are private and mainly controversial.

He was born to a black family in South Africa, and presumably during the apartheid era in the country, and presumably started his education late.

But his talent in writing can be dated back to high school when he used to write for the class, and it is informative to note that it is this writing and reporting talent that he fine-tuned in other to establish himself in the media world.

The professional media guru, Samkele Maseko was born on September 30, and he usually celebrates his birthday during this period.

However, Samkele Maseko has been perfectly hiding the actual year he was born, giving his stature.

Many people assume he will be in his late 40 while looking at when he started his journalistic career.

Many also believe he should be between 25-35, no actual data about that, but finding shows that he might have been born in 1988.

The “Lord of the media,” as he is widely known in some areas, has established himself as a media practitioner that cannot be overlooked in South Africa and beyond.


Samkele Maseko comes from an educationally supportive family, which shows in the area he studied for journalism.

In the quest to establish himself in the media world, Samkele Maseko studied Broadcast Journalism between 2012-2014.

He obtained a diploma degree before enrolling for a Bachelor of Technology -BTech Broadcast Journalism from the prestigious Durban University of Technology.

And he has been furthering his education with some online classes from different institutions across the globe.


The Lion of the media, Samkele Maseko is a veteran journalist in South Africa. He covers issues relating mainly to politics and social life.

He worked with eNCA for some years, where he covered TV news broadcasts for the news station. He served as their political reporter then. He resigned his position from the media house last December 2019.

Earlier last year, the astute journalist joined SABC, and the station announced this on January 02, 2020, and they welcomed him to the station in an unpredicted way as the Lion of the media.

Samkele Maseko is still working with the channel now, and he was reportedly slapped by some angry Pro- Jacob Zuma protest in the country when he wanted to interview them in late July 2021.

Social Media

The veteran journalist, Samkele Maseko has a huge social media presence with thousands of fans on Twitter.

He is active on Twitter and passive on Instagram. As of now, he has over 151k followers on Twitter with the handle @samkelemaseko and is passive on Instagram with less than 2k followers with the handle @samkele_maseko.

Personal Life

Samkele Maseko is married with two kids, a boy and a girl, and he usually feels happy to go on an adventure with his family.

He is based in South Africa and is a huge man with great stature. He usually hides the identity of his wife until recently that he publicly divulged her identity.

Net Worth

As a professional journalist, the salary range of Samkele Maseko is not well known, but it is believed that he is valued at between $8000 – $10,000.

He has an estimated net worth valued at $250,000-$500,000.

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